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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 21 28 20
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -8
Contract jobs citing SOA 2 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 2.02% 2.39% 1.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.78% 2.87% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate
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- £588 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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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
72 174 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 72.73% 83.25% 76.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 141 54
Average daily rate £550 £540 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £400 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £638 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £54.25 £22.63 £54.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+139.75% -58.32%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 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 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) JUnit
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Spring
1 3 (100.00%) REST
1 3 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Low Latency
2 2 (66.67%) VisualVM
2 2 (66.67%) YourKit
2 2 (66.67%) Drools
2 2 (66.67%) RESTful
2 2 (66.67%) Maven
2 2 (66.67%) Code Coverage
2 2 (66.67%) Multithreading
2 2 (66.67%) BPMN
2 2 (66.67%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) JMS
2 2 (66.67%) Eclipse
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) J2EE
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) DB2
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) OO

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
1 1 (33.33%) Documentum
1 1 (33.33%) Alfresco
1 1 (33.33%) Adobe CQ
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) DB2
2 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (33.33%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) JUnit
2 2 (66.67%) VisualVM
2 2 (66.67%) YourKit
2 2 (66.67%) Maven
2 2 (66.67%) Eclipse
3 1 (33.33%) jMock
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Front Office
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Front Office Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) Spring
1 3 (100.00%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) Drools
2 2 (66.67%) RESTful
2 2 (66.67%) JMS
3 1 (33.33%) J2EE
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 1 (33.33%) JSON
3 1 (33.33%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) Ext JS
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) N-Tier
2 1 (33.33%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Low Latency
2 2 (66.67%) Code Coverage
2 2 (66.67%) Multithreading
2 2 (66.67%) BPMN
2 2 (66.67%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Release Management
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) Scala
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Adobe
1 1 (33.33%) EMC
1 1 (33.33%) Interwoven