The first table below looks at the demand for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Docklands, London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Docklands, London region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 22 28 33
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +5
Contract jobs citing SOA 2 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 1.61% 2.67% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.13% 3.28% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 1
Average daily rate
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£600 £575 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% +53.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £390 £400
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £29.50 £32.10
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -8.09%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Docklands, London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
94 183 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 75.81% 81.33% 79.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 149 118
Average daily rate £540 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.68% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £19.32 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -48.48%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

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

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

SOA
Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

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

SOA Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, 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 4 (66.67%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Spring
2 3 (50.00%) Maven
2 3 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) JUnit
2 3 (50.00%) MS Project
2 3 (50.00%) MS Office
2 3 (50.00%) JMS
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Information Security
3 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 2 (33.33%) TIBCO
3 2 (33.33%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Python
3 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (33.33%) Eclipse
3 2 (33.33%) IBM
3 2 (33.33%) Banking
3 2 (33.33%) Wholesale Banking
3 2 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 2 (33.33%) ANTLR
3 2 (33.33%) XACML
3 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 2 (33.33%) MyBatis
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, 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 2 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (16.67%) Documentum
2 1 (16.67%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Project
1 3 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Intranet
1 1 (16.67%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) JUnit
1 3 (50.00%) Maven
2 2 (33.33%) ANTLR
2 2 (33.33%) Eclipse
2 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (16.67%) ClearQuest
3 1 (16.67%) CruiseControl
3 1 (16.67%) Hudson
3 1 (16.67%) jMock
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) Banking
1 2 (33.33%) Wholesale Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Banking Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Business Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) JMS
1 3 (50.00%) Spring
2 2 (33.33%) XACML
2 2 (33.33%) MyBatis
3 1 (16.67%) Spring MVC
3 1 (16.67%) J2EE
3 1 (16.67%) JDBC
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Information Security
4 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
4 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (16.67%) Data Management
4 1 (16.67%) Content Management
4 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (16.67%) UML
4 1 (16.67%) RUP
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) MVC
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) Python
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) IBM
2 2 (33.33%) TIBCO
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft