The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 91 84 113
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +29
Contract jobs citing SOA 108 134 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.00% 2.25% 1.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.58% 2.92% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 86 74
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£488 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £316 £391
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £576 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £49.25 £31.46
% change year-on-year
-26.39% +56.54%
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London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4179 4583 5057
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.37% 76.97% 77.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 3298 3467 3817
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 41 82
Average hourly rate £24.62 £21.75 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.17% -47.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £12.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £92.50 £53.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SOA across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

SOA
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SOA across the City of London region.

SOA Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

SOA
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOA across the City of London region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

SOA Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

SOA
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SOA across the City of London region.

SOA Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing SOA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SOA.

1 89 (47.09%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (35.45%) Java
3 55 (29.10%) .NET
4 47 (24.87%) Finance
4 47 (24.87%) TDD
5 41 (21.69%) Oracle
5 41 (21.69%) Middleware
6 39 (20.63%) HTML
7 38 (20.11%) JavaScript
8 37 (19.58%) Web Services
8 37 (19.58%) OO
9 35 (18.52%) C#
10 32 (16.93%) SQL Server
11 29 (15.34%) Scrum
12 27 (14.29%) SQL
12 27 (14.29%) CSS
12 27 (14.29%) WCF
13 26 (13.76%) Spring
14 25 (13.23%) TOGAF
15 24 (12.70%) MVC
15 24 (12.70%) RESTful
16 23 (12.17%) Continuous Integration
16 23 (12.17%) WebLogic
16 23 (12.17%) XML
17 21 (11.11%) REST
18 20 (10.58%) Technical Architecture
18 20 (10.58%) Linux
18 20 (10.58%) SOAP
19 19 (10.05%) Project Management
19 19 (10.05%) JIRA

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing SOA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SOA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 23 (12.17%) WebLogic
2 15 (7.94%) JBoss
3 11 (5.82%) Tomcat
3 11 (5.82%) Apache
4 10 (5.29%) BizTalk Server
4 10 (5.29%) WebSphere
4 10 (5.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 6 (3.17%) Oracle Service Bus
6 5 (2.65%) Mule
6 5 (2.65%) Node.js
6 5 (2.65%) MQSeries
7 4 (2.12%) SharePoint
8 3 (1.59%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 3 (1.59%) Drupal
8 3 (1.59%) WebLogic Portal
9 2 (1.06%) Mule ESB
9 2 (1.06%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (1.06%) NetWeaver
9 2 (1.06%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 2 (1.06%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 9 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.06%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.53%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 10 (5.29%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (2.12%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (2.12%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (2.12%) Documaker
2 4 (2.12%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (1.06%) Radian6
3 2 (1.06%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (1.06%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.53%) ION MarketView
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.53%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.53%) SAP R/3
4 1 (0.53%) Primavera
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.53%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (2.12%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.59%) Heroku
5 2 (1.06%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (1.06%) Force.com
6 1 (0.53%) SaaS
6 1 (0.53%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.53%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.53%) Taleo
6 1 (0.53%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.53%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.53%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.76%) HTTP
2 6 (3.17%) SAN
3 5 (2.65%) SSL
3 5 (2.65%) Internet
4 4 (2.12%) HTTPS
5 3 (1.59%) Network Security
6 2 (1.06%) WebEx
6 2 (1.06%) CTI
7 1 (0.53%) GGSN
7 1 (0.53%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.53%) DNS
7 1 (0.53%) PuTTY
7 1 (0.53%) Diameter Protocol
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (16.93%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.88%) Oracle BI EE
2 13 (6.88%) Oracle Database
3 12 (6.35%) Relational Database
4 10 (5.29%) Oracle Database 11g
4 10 (5.29%) NoSQL
5 9 (4.76%) Big Data
5 9 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (4.23%) MySQL
6 8 (4.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (4.23%) MongoDB
7 7 (3.70%) Oracle Exadata
7 7 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (3.70%) Oracle Database 10g
7 7 (3.70%) Oracle ODI
8 6 (3.17%) RDBMS
8 6 (3.17%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (2.65%) DTS
9 5 (2.65%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 19 (10.05%) JIRA
1 19 (10.05%) Jenkins
2 17 (8.99%) Git (software)
3 11 (5.82%) Subversion
4 10 (5.29%) JUnit
4 10 (5.29%) TeamCity
5 9 (4.76%) Cucumber
5 9 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (4.23%) Maven
6 8 (4.23%) Selenium
7 6 (3.17%) Hudson
7 6 (3.17%) WebDriver
8 5 (2.65%) Rhino Mocks
9 4 (2.12%) Mockito
10 3 (1.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (1.59%) Ant
10 3 (1.59%) Eclipse
10 3 (1.59%) ProC
11 2 (1.06%) Grunt
11 2 (1.06%) SoapUI
General
1 47 (24.87%) Finance
2 18 (9.52%) Banking
3 10 (5.29%) Retail
4 9 (4.76%) Financial Institution
5 8 (4.23%) Legal
6 6 (3.17%) Billing
6 6 (3.17%) Front Office
7 5 (2.65%) Marketing
8 4 (2.12%) Investment Banking
8 4 (2.12%) Telecoms
9 3 (1.59%) Manufacturing
10 2 (1.06%) Arabic Language
10 2 (1.06%) Hindi Language
11 1 (0.53%) Local Government
11 1 (0.53%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.53%) Back Office
11 1 (0.53%) Games
11 1 (0.53%) Publishing
11 1 (0.53%) Law
11 1 (0.53%) iGaming
Job Titles
1 71 (37.57%) Developer
2 57 (30.16%) Architect
3 39 (20.63%) Solutions Architect
4 21 (11.11%) Java Developer
5 19 (10.05%) Senior Developer
6 14 (7.41%) Consultant
7 13 (6.88%) C# Developer
8 11 (5.82%) .NET Developer
9 10 (5.29%) Analyst
10 9 (4.76%) Designer
11 8 (4.23%) Technical Architect
11 8 (4.23%) C# .NET Developer
12 6 (3.17%) Business Analyst
12 6 (3.17%) SOA Architect
13 5 (2.65%) Development Engineer
13 5 (2.65%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 5 (2.65%) Linux Engineer
13 5 (2.65%) Programmer
13 5 (2.65%) DBA
13 5 (2.65%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (29.10%) .NET
2 41 (21.69%) Middleware
3 39 (20.63%) HTML
4 37 (19.58%) Web Services
5 27 (14.29%) CSS
5 27 (14.29%) WCF
6 26 (13.76%) Spring
7 24 (12.70%) RESTful
8 23 (12.17%) XML
9 21 (11.11%) REST
10 20 (10.58%) SOAP
11 18 (9.52%) WPF
11 18 (9.52%) J2EE
12 17 (8.99%) ASP.NET
12 17 (8.99%) Hibernate
12 17 (8.99%) .NET Framework
12 17 (8.99%) HTML5
13 13 (6.88%) JMS
14 12 (6.35%) JSON
14 12 (6.35%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.05%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (6.35%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (6.35%) Data Centre
2 12 (6.35%) Clustering
3 6 (3.17%) Data Structures
3 6 (3.17%) Hedge funds
4 5 (2.65%) Derivative
4 5 (2.65%) Equity Derivative
5 4 (2.12%) Algorithms
6 3 (1.59%) Inversion of Control
6 3 (1.59%) Visualisation
6 3 (1.59%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.59%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.59%) User Experience
7 2 (1.06%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.06%) IVR
7 2 (1.06%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.06%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.06%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.06%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 20 (10.58%) Linux
2 14 (7.41%) UNIX
3 9 (4.76%) Windows
4 5 (2.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (2.12%) Android
5 4 (2.12%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.53%) Windows Phone 8
6 1 (0.53%) Solaris
6 1 (0.53%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.53%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.53%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (47.09%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (24.87%) TDD
3 37 (19.58%) OO
4 29 (15.34%) Scrum
5 25 (13.23%) TOGAF
6 24 (12.70%) MVC
7 23 (12.17%) Continuous Integration
8 20 (10.58%) Technical Architecture
9 19 (10.05%) Project Management
9 19 (10.05%) BDD
10 17 (8.99%) Business Intelligence
10 17 (8.99%) Unit Testing
11 14 (7.41%) UML
11 14 (7.41%) Configuration Management
12 13 (6.88%) E-Commerce
13 12 (6.35%) SDLC
14 11 (5.82%) OOD
14 11 (5.82%) Mentoring
14 11 (5.82%) DevOps
15 10 (5.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 67 (35.45%) Java
2 38 (20.11%) JavaScript
3 35 (18.52%) C#
4 27 (14.29%) SQL
5 15 (7.94%) Python
6 13 (6.88%) Ruby
7 11 (5.82%) Bash Shell
8 10 (5.29%) PHP
9 9 (4.76%) Scala
10 7 (3.70%) PL/SQL
10 7 (3.70%) VB.NET
11 6 (3.17%) VB
12 5 (2.65%) VB6
13 3 (1.59%) R
14 2 (1.06%) Shell Script
14 2 (1.06%) VBScript
14 2 (1.06%) Jython
14 2 (1.06%) Groovy
14 2 (1.06%) Apex Code
14 2 (1.06%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 17 (8.99%) Degree
2 2 (1.06%) SAP Certification
2 2 (1.06%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.53%) MCTS
3 1 (0.53%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.53%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.53%) MCSD
3 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.76%) QA
2 6 (3.17%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (7.41%) Oracle RAC
2 8 (4.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.17%) GlusterFS
3 6 (3.17%) GFS2
3 6 (3.17%) OCFS2
4 2 (1.06%) Varnish
5 1 (0.53%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (6.35%) Puppet
2 9 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (2.65%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 5 (2.65%) SELinux
4 4 (2.12%) Data Guard
5 3 (1.59%) yum
5 3 (1.59%) Vagrant
6 2 (1.06%) Oracle Identity Management
7 1 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.53%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 41 (21.69%) Oracle
2 15 (7.94%) Microsoft
3 14 (7.41%) IBM
4 10 (5.29%) Remedy
4 10 (5.29%) SAP
5 8 (4.23%) VMware
6 7 (3.70%) webMethods
6 7 (3.70%) TIBCO
6 7 (3.70%) WorldPay
7 5 (2.65%) hybris
7 5 (2.65%) Adobe
8 4 (2.12%) Informatica
8 4 (2.12%) NetApp
8 4 (2.12%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.59%) Tableau
9 3 (1.59%) Infragistics
9 3 (1.59%) Business Objects
9 3 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (1.06%) Conga
10 2 (1.06%) CyberSource
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