The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 21 - 17
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SOA 7 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 5.15% - 2.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.98% - 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
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£543 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £390
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +8.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.60 £40.50 £29.71
% change year-on-year
+0.24% +36.31%
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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
117 48 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 86.03% 57.83% 81.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 42 50
Average daily rate £400 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £605 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £17.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SOA across the Croydon region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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 7 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (85.71%) Apache
3 5 (71.43%) J2EE
3 5 (71.43%) Scrum
3 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (71.43%) Open Source
3 5 (71.43%) Microservices
4 4 (57.14%) HTML
4 4 (57.14%) WildFly
4 4 (57.14%) React
4 4 (57.14%) SonarQube
4 4 (57.14%) Mule ESB
4 4 (57.14%) Apache TomEE
4 4 (57.14%) Rundeck
4 4 (57.14%) EclipseLink
4 4 (57.14%) Apache Camel
4 4 (57.14%) OpenShift
4 4 (57.14%) HTML5 Boilerplate
4 4 (57.14%) HAProxy
4 4 (57.14%) Tornado
4 4 (57.14%) Ansible
4 4 (57.14%) logstash
4 4 (57.14%) Salt
4 4 (57.14%) Kibana
4 4 (57.14%) Backbone.js
4 4 (57.14%) Redis
4 4 (57.14%) Riak
4 4 (57.14%) vCloud
4 4 (57.14%) KnockoutJS
4 4 (57.14%) Restlet

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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 6 (85.71%) Apache
2 4 (57.14%) Tomcat
2 4 (57.14%) iPlanet
2 4 (57.14%) GlassFish
2 4 (57.14%) Jetty
2 4 (57.14%) Alfresco
2 4 (57.14%) Mule
2 4 (57.14%) nginx
2 4 (57.14%) Confluence
2 4 (57.14%) Apache Qpid
2 4 (57.14%) Node.js
2 4 (57.14%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (57.14%) Tornado
2 4 (57.14%) WebLogic
2 4 (57.14%) JBoss
2 4 (57.14%) WildFly
2 4 (57.14%) Mule ESB
2 4 (57.14%) Apache TomEE
3 2 (28.57%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) HTTP
1 4 (57.14%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) MySQL
1 4 (57.14%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (57.14%) InterSystems Cache
1 4 (57.14%) MongoDB
1 4 (57.14%) Redis
1 4 (57.14%) Riak
1 4 (57.14%) Infinispan
2 2 (28.57%) Big Data
2 2 (28.57%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (28.57%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) JUnit
1 4 (57.14%) JMeter
1 4 (57.14%) Maven
1 4 (57.14%) JIRA
1 4 (57.14%) Selenium
1 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
1 4 (57.14%) Mocha
1 4 (57.14%) Gerrit
1 4 (57.14%) Gradle
1 4 (57.14%) Artifactory
1 4 (57.14%) Jenkins
1 4 (57.14%) SonarQube
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Architect
1 5 (71.43%) Java Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Big Data Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Java Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) J2EE
2 4 (57.14%) CSS
2 4 (57.14%) JDBC
2 4 (57.14%) Struts
2 4 (57.14%) Hibernate
2 4 (57.14%) Spring
2 4 (57.14%) Ajax
2 4 (57.14%) OpenLaszlo
2 4 (57.14%) JSON
2 4 (57.14%) Dojo
2 4 (57.14%) Spring MVC
2 4 (57.14%) Apache Flex
2 4 (57.14%) jQuery
2 4 (57.14%) Drools
2 4 (57.14%) YAML
2 4 (57.14%) Apache CXF
2 4 (57.14%) HTML5
2 4 (57.14%) Memcached
2 4 (57.14%) RabbitMQ
2 4 (57.14%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
1 4 (57.14%) Ubuntu
1 4 (57.14%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Scrum
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (71.43%) Open Source
1 5 (71.43%) Microservices
2 4 (57.14%) Data Virtualisation
2 4 (57.14%) Configuration Management
2 4 (57.14%) MVC
2 4 (57.14%) Validation
2 4 (57.14%) Document Management
2 4 (57.14%) Unit Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (28.57%) MapReduce
3 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
1 4 (57.14%) Squid
1 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (57.14%) Varnish
1 4 (57.14%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) ZABBIX
1 4 (57.14%) Puppet
1 4 (57.14%) HAProxy
1 4 (57.14%) Ansible
1 4 (57.14%) logstash
1 4 (57.14%) Salt
1 4 (57.14%) Kibana
1 4 (57.14%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle
1 4 (57.14%) Red Hat
1 4 (57.14%) VMware
1 4 (57.14%) Pega
1 4 (57.14%) Splunk
1 4 (57.14%) Twitter