The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 37 23 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
Contract jobs citing SOA 5 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 2.07% 4.29% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.33% 4.69% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £500 £543 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.83% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £470 £450 £413
% change year-on-year
+4.44% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £40.60 £43.25
% change year-on-year
+10.83% -6.12%
SOA
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 Croydon region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
215 128 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 88.84% 91.43% 53.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 89 40
Median daily rate £425 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £606
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 2
Median hourly rate £21.00 £27.78 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.40% +63.41%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +1.69%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Croydon region citing SOA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

SOA
Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

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

SOA Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SOA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Croydon region with a requirement for SOA.

1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) DevOps
2 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (60.00%) Security Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (60.00%) Coaching
3 3 (60.00%) User Experience
3 3 (60.00%) Microservices
3 3 (60.00%) Domain-Driven Design
3 3 (60.00%) RESTful
3 3 (60.00%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (60.00%) API Design
4 2 (40.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (40.00%) Build Automation
4 2 (40.00%) Business Transformation
4 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (40.00%) Software Delivery
4 2 (40.00%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (40.00%) Maven
4 2 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (40.00%) Web Services
4 2 (40.00%) Linux
4 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (40.00%) CentOS
4 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (40.00%) OpenLDAP
5 1 (20.00%) BC Cleared

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (40.00%) Maven
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) RESTful
2 2 (40.00%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (60.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) CentOS
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) DevOps
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) API Design
2 3 (60.00%) Coaching
2 3 (60.00%) Domain-Driven Design
2 3 (60.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (60.00%) Microservices
2 3 (60.00%) Security Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (40.00%) Build Automation
3 2 (40.00%) Business Transformation
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (40.00%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (20.00%) BC Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Puppet