The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 14 22 22
Rank change year-on-year
+8 0
Contract jobs citing SOA 1 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 2.22% 2.73% 3.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.50% 3.30% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Average daily rate - £488 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £431 £410
% change year-on-year
+10.28% +5.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.00 £38.43 £46.00
% change year-on-year
+27.52% -16.46%
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 Docklands, London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Docklands, London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
40 91 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 88.89% 82.73% 91.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 71 90
Average daily rate £445 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.11% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £340 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £638 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £45.00 - £33.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 29 Related IT Skills in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) Java EE
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (33.33%) Validation
3 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 1 (33.33%) CruiseControl
3 1 (33.33%) Spring
3 1 (33.33%) JTA
3 1 (33.33%) J2EE
3 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) LDAP
3 1 (33.33%) HTTP
3 1 (33.33%) Middleware
3 1 (33.33%) JAAS
3 1 (33.33%) Axway
3 1 (33.33%) Spring Security
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) JPA
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (33.33%) Hudson
3 1 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) SailPoint
3 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (33.33%) Apache Camel
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (33.33%) Identity Access Management

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 1 (33.33%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
1 1 (33.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) CruiseControl
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) Hudson
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (66.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Java Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Java Solutions Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Solutions Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Java EE
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Camel
2 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 1 (33.33%) J2EE
2 1 (33.33%) JAAS
2 1 (33.33%) JPA
2 1 (33.33%) JTA
2 1 (33.33%) Middleware
2 1 (33.33%) REST
2 1 (33.33%) SailPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) Spring Security
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (33.33%) Identity Access Management
1 1 (33.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Axway