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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 35 25 15
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -10
Contract jobs citing SOA 13 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 4.64% 6.74% 3.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.24% 7.84% 4.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 3
Median daily rate £327 £450 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% -7.69%
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £450 £429
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +4.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +84.78%
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
248 153 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 88.57% 85.96% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 93 55
Median daily rate £400 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £338 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £550 £609
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 0
Median hourly rate £27.00 £27.78 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.80% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +30.16%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOA across the Croydon region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016.

SOA Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 15 (93.75%) DevOps
2 13 (81.25%) Jenkins
2 13 (81.25%) ActiveMQ
3 12 (75.00%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (75.00%) Puppet
4 11 (68.75%) Security Cleared
5 10 (62.50%) ZABBIX
5 10 (62.50%) SC Cleared
5 10 (62.50%) Oracle
5 10 (62.50%) Oracle BPM
6 9 (56.25%) Ambari
6 9 (56.25%) JIRA
6 9 (56.25%) Hadoop
7 7 (43.75%) MongoDB
8 6 (37.50%) Oracle Database
8 6 (37.50%) Unix
9 5 (31.25%) Java
9 5 (31.25%) ITIL
9 5 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
11 3 (18.75%) API Design
11 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
11 3 (18.75%) Coaching
11 3 (18.75%) User Experience
11 3 (18.75%) Microservices
11 3 (18.75%) Build Automation
11 3 (18.75%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
11 3 (18.75%) SQL

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 2 (12.50%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 10 (62.50%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (75.00%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (56.25%) Hadoop
3 7 (43.75%) MongoDB
4 6 (37.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (81.25%) Jenkins
2 9 (56.25%) JIRA
3 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (18.75%) Maven
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Senior Technician
2 4 (25.00%) DBA
2 4 (25.00%) MongoDB DBA
2 4 (25.00%) Operations Technician
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle DBA
2 4 (25.00%) PostgreSQL DBA
2 4 (25.00%) Senior DBA
2 4 (25.00%) Senior DevOps
2 4 (25.00%) Senior Oracle DBA
3 2 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) DevOps Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) DevOps Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 1 (6.25%) Unix Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Unix Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (81.25%) ActiveMQ
2 3 (18.75%) RESTful
2 3 (18.75%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (18.75%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Unix
2 3 (18.75%) CentOS
2 3 (18.75%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (93.75%) DevOps
2 5 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (31.25%) ITIL
3 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (18.75%) API Design
3 3 (18.75%) Build Automation
3 3 (18.75%) Coaching
3 3 (18.75%) Domain-Driven Design
3 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
3 3 (18.75%) Microservices
3 3 (18.75%) Security Testing
3 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
4 2 (12.50%) Business Transformation
4 2 (12.50%) Software Delivery
5 1 (6.25%) Operational Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) Java
2 3 (18.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (68.75%) Security Cleared
2 10 (62.50%) SC Cleared
3 2 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (6.25%) BC Cleared
Systems Management
1 12 (75.00%) Puppet
2 10 (62.50%) ZABBIX
3 9 (56.25%) Ambari
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Oracle