The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 52 17 29
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +12
Contract jobs citing SOA 24 90 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.76% 7.37% 3.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.27% 10.19% 5.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 53 15
Average daily rate
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£398 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.57% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £256 £374
10% offered a daily rate of more than £621 £545 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £180.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +13.97%
SOA
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1058 883 465
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 77.45% 72.32% 69.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 596 475 199
Average daily rate £400 £380 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 4
Average hourly rate £28.50 £18.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -34.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.60 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £180.00 £29.16
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

SOA
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

SOA Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

SOA
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOA across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

SOA Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 43 (67.19%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (65.63%) Java
3 27 (42.19%) JBoss
4 23 (35.94%) XML
4 23 (35.94%) Scrum
5 22 (34.38%) Java EE
6 21 (32.81%) Eclipse
7 19 (29.69%) TDD
7 19 (29.69%) Continuous Integration
8 18 (28.13%) JProfiler
9 17 (26.56%) XSLT
10 14 (21.88%) TOGAF
11 13 (20.31%) Maven
12 10 (15.63%) Zachman Framework
12 10 (15.63%) Hibernate
12 10 (15.63%) Apache CXF
12 10 (15.63%) Performance Monitoring
13 9 (14.06%) RESTful
13 9 (14.06%) SOAP
14 8 (12.50%) SQL
14 8 (12.50%) Oracle
15 7 (10.94%) Microsoft
15 7 (10.94%) Banking
15 7 (10.94%) Spring
16 6 (9.38%) Open Source
16 6 (9.38%) Relational Database
16 6 (9.38%) User Stories
16 6 (9.38%) QA
16 6 (9.38%) Middleware
16 6 (9.38%) J2EE

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 27 (42.19%) JBoss
2 5 (7.81%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.69%) IIS
4 2 (3.13%) Apache ServiceMix
4 2 (3.13%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.13%) Apache
5 1 (1.56%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.56%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.56%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.56%) CICS
5 1 (1.56%) SAS
5 1 (1.56%) CMS
5 1 (1.56%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 5 (7.81%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.69%) MS Office
3 2 (3.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.56%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.56%) IaaS
1 1 (1.56%) Office 365
1 1 (1.56%) SaaS
1 1 (1.56%) PaaS
1 1 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.69%) Firewall
1 3 (4.69%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (3.13%) Wireshark
3 1 (1.56%) SAN
3 1 (1.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.38%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.13%) Big Data
2 2 (3.13%) RDBMS
2 2 (3.13%) DB2
3 1 (1.56%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.56%) Informix
3 1 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 21 (32.81%) Eclipse
2 18 (28.13%) JProfiler
3 13 (20.31%) Maven
4 5 (7.81%) Jenkins
4 5 (7.81%) Selenium
5 4 (6.25%) FitNesse
5 4 (6.25%) Cucumber
5 4 (6.25%) Ant
6 2 (3.13%) Fiddler
6 2 (3.13%) LoadRunner
6 2 (3.13%) JUnit
7 1 (1.56%) JIRA
7 1 (1.56%) Checkstyle
7 1 (1.56%) Grunt
7 1 (1.56%) Bower
General
1 7 (10.94%) Banking
2 3 (4.69%) Retail
3 2 (3.13%) Retail Banking
3 2 (3.13%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.56%) Finance
4 1 (1.56%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (45.31%) Developer
2 28 (43.75%) Java Developer
3 19 (29.69%) Architect
4 7 (10.94%) SOA Architect
5 6 (9.38%) Senior Java Developer
5 6 (9.38%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (9.38%) Senior Developer
6 5 (7.81%) Tester
7 4 (6.25%) Digital Architect
7 4 (6.25%) Digital Solutions Architect
7 4 (6.25%) Technical Leader
7 4 (6.25%) Lead Java Developer
7 4 (6.25%) Web Architect
7 4 (6.25%) Lead Developer
8 3 (4.69%) Analyst
8 3 (4.69%) Technical Architect
8 3 (4.69%) Enterprise Architect
9 2 (3.13%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 2 (3.13%) QA Tester
9 2 (3.13%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (35.94%) XML
2 22 (34.38%) Java EE
3 17 (26.56%) XSLT
4 10 (15.63%) Hibernate
4 10 (15.63%) Apache CXF
5 9 (14.06%) RESTful
5 9 (14.06%) SOAP
6 7 (10.94%) Spring
7 6 (9.38%) Middleware
7 6 (9.38%) J2EE
7 6 (9.38%) Web Services
8 5 (7.81%) JSON
8 5 (7.81%) JSF
8 5 (7.81%) REST
9 4 (6.25%) JPA
9 4 (6.25%) JAAS
9 4 (6.25%) XML Schema
10 3 (4.69%) CSS
10 3 (4.69%) HTML
10 3 (4.69%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.38%) Open Source
2 4 (6.25%) Social Media
2 4 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.56%) GIS
4 1 (1.56%) Clustering
4 1 (1.56%) CESG
4 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.56%) VSAM
4 1 (1.56%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.38%) Linux
2 5 (7.81%) UNIX
3 3 (4.69%) Windows
4 1 (1.56%) AIX
4 1 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (67.19%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (35.94%) Scrum
3 19 (29.69%) TDD
3 19 (29.69%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (21.88%) TOGAF
5 10 (15.63%) Zachman Framework
5 10 (15.63%) Performance Monitoring
6 6 (9.38%) User Stories
7 5 (7.81%) Analytics
8 4 (6.25%) BDD
8 4 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (6.25%) Coaching
8 4 (6.25%) Web Analytics
8 4 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (6.25%) EAI
9 3 (4.69%) SABSA
9 3 (4.69%) Protective Monitoring
9 3 (4.69%) Security Architecture
10 2 (3.13%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 42 (65.63%) Java
2 8 (12.50%) SQL
3 4 (6.25%) XPath
4 3 (4.69%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.56%) MUMPS
Qualifications
1 1 (1.56%) Degree
1 1 (1.56%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.38%) QA
2 1 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.56%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (12.50%) Oracle
2 7 (10.94%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.81%) Red Hat
3 5 (7.81%) IBM
4 2 (3.13%) VMware
5 1 (1.56%) HP
5 1 (1.56%) Dell
5 1 (1.56%) Hitachi
5 1 (1.56%) Teradata
5 1 (1.56%) GoldenSource
5 1 (1.56%) F5
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £275.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £440.00 per day
Posted: 23 days ago