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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 19 19 26
Rank change year-on-year
0 +7
Contract jobs citing SOA 2 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 1.87% 1.02% 1.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.50% 1.18% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Average daily rate
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£488 £600 £481
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +24.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £600 £476
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £600 £486
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £49.25 £31.46
% change year-on-year
-26.39% +56.54%
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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 Docklands, London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Docklands, London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
80 85 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 74.77% 86.73% 83.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 69 112
Average daily rate £478 £510 £473
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.37% +7.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £400 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £33.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Docklands, London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOA across the Docklands, London region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

SOA Daily Rate Histogram in Docklands, London

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Spring
2 2 (50.00%) Maven
2 2 (50.00%) JUnit
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) JMS
2 2 (50.00%) N-Tier
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 2 (50.00%) BPMN
2 2 (50.00%) Drools
2 2 (50.00%) Code Coverage
2 2 (50.00%) RESTful
2 2 (50.00%) REST
2 2 (50.00%) Low Latency
2 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (50.00%) VisualVM
2 2 (50.00%) YourKit
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Coaching
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) C#

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Maven
1 2 (50.00%) JUnit
1 2 (50.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (50.00%) VisualVM
1 2 (50.00%) YourKit
2 1 (25.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Architect
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Analyst Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Database Developer
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Database Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Server Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Spring
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
1 2 (50.00%) JMS
1 2 (50.00%) Drools
1 2 (50.00%) RESTful
1 2 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) N-Tier
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 2 (50.00%) BPMN
2 2 (50.00%) Code Coverage
2 2 (50.00%) Low Latency
3 1 (25.00%) Coaching
3 1 (25.00%) ETL
3 1 (25.00%) UML
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) IBM
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle