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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
London / Croydon
Rank 31 35 23
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -12
Contract jobs citing SOA 1 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 0.48% 1.08% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 1.20% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £465 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £50.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +42.85%

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
177 250 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 85.10% 89.93% 82.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 209 70
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £20.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -50.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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 24 February 2017, 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 3 (100.00%) Puppet
2 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (33.33%) Terraform
3 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (33.33%) Maven
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) JBoss
3 1 (33.33%) Apache
3 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) ZABBIX
3 1 (33.33%) nginx
3 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon S3
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle BPM

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 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) JBoss
1 1 (33.33%) nginx
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon S3
1 1 (33.33%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) Maven
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) AWS Architect
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Lead Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) ActiveMQ
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) Puppet
2 1 (33.33%) Ambari
2 1 (33.33%) Terraform
2 1 (33.33%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle