The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 58 67 22
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -45
Contract jobs citing SOA 38 20 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.52% 1.37% 5.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.08% 1.70% 7.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 9 49
Median daily rate £388 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £351 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £570 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £470 £438 £400
% change year-on-year
+7.42% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £180.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £36.25 £46.00
% change year-on-year
+26.89% -21.19%
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
1233 1175 940
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 81.82% 80.31% 75.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 707 667 545
Median daily rate £413 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 17 17
Median hourly rate £20.50 £35.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.42% +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.95 £13.85 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £180.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.41
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.35%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing SOA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 May 2016.

SOA Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SOA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for SOA.

1 122 (76.25%) Java
2 107 (66.88%) JBoss
3 79 (49.38%) Agile Software Development
4 70 (43.75%) Java EE
5 60 (37.50%) JSF
6 59 (36.88%) Hibernate
6 59 (36.88%) Scrum
7 54 (33.75%) Oracle
8 51 (31.88%) TDD
9 50 (31.25%) XML
9 50 (31.25%) Eclipse
10 49 (30.63%) XSLT
10 49 (30.63%) Apache CXF
11 48 (30.00%) BPMN
11 48 (30.00%) Drools
11 48 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
11 48 (30.00%) UML
12 46 (28.75%) JProfiler
13 42 (26.25%) OO
13 42 (26.25%) JPA
14 41 (25.63%) Use Case
14 41 (25.63%) Performance Monitoring
14 41 (25.63%) Application Performance Monitoring
15 40 (25.00%) RichFaces
16 37 (23.13%) Data Modelling
17 33 (20.63%) Logical Data Model
18 32 (20.00%) Spring
19 31 (19.38%) Web Services
19 31 (19.38%) J2EE
20 26 (16.25%) Relational Database

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 107 (66.88%) JBoss
2 14 (8.75%) WebLogic
2 14 (8.75%) WebSphere
3 13 (8.13%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.25%) Apache
4 2 (1.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.63%) Captiva
5 1 (0.63%) CICS
5 1 (0.63%) CMS
5 1 (0.63%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 15 (9.38%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.63%) Exstream
2 1 (0.63%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (5.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.63%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.63%) Internet
1 1 (0.63%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (16.25%) Relational Database
2 3 (1.88%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.25%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (1.25%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.63%) DB2
4 1 (0.63%) MySQL
4 1 (0.63%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 50 (31.25%) Eclipse
2 46 (28.75%) JProfiler
3 15 (9.38%) Maven
4 14 (8.75%) JIRA
5 13 (8.13%) SoapUI
6 12 (7.50%) Selenium
7 11 (6.88%) Firebug
8 5 (3.13%) Ant
9 2 (1.25%) Subversion
10 1 (0.63%) Git (software)
10 1 (0.63%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.63%) WebDriver
General
1 16 (10.00%) Banking
2 13 (8.13%) Finance
3 8 (5.00%) Law
4 4 (2.50%) Retail
4 4 (2.50%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.63%) Back Office
5 1 (0.63%) German Language
5 1 (0.63%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 64 (40.00%) Architect
2 63 (39.38%) Developer
3 56 (35.00%) Java Developer
4 44 (27.50%) Solutions Architect
5 12 (7.50%) Agile Developer
5 12 (7.50%) Agile Java Developer
5 12 (7.50%) Analyst
5 12 (7.50%) Senior Developer
5 12 (7.50%) SOA Architect
6 11 (6.88%) Java Architect
6 11 (6.88%) Java Solutions Architect
6 11 (6.88%) Senior Java Developer
7 9 (5.63%) Applications Architect
7 9 (5.63%) Test Analyst
8 8 (5.00%) Integration Architect
8 8 (5.00%) XML Developer
9 7 (4.38%) Lead Architect
9 7 (4.38%) Lead Solutions Architect
9 7 (4.38%) Technical Architect
10 5 (3.13%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (43.75%) Java EE
2 60 (37.50%) JSF
3 59 (36.88%) Hibernate
4 50 (31.25%) XML
5 49 (30.63%) Apache CXF
5 49 (30.63%) XSLT
6 48 (30.00%) Drools
7 42 (26.25%) JPA
8 40 (25.00%) RichFaces
9 32 (20.00%) Spring
10 31 (19.38%) J2EE
10 31 (19.38%) Web Services
11 18 (11.25%) SOAP
12 16 (10.00%) jBPM
13 15 (9.38%) RESTful
14 14 (8.75%) jQuery
14 14 (8.75%) Middleware
15 7 (4.38%) .NET
16 6 (3.75%) Apache OpenJPA
17 3 (1.88%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (1.88%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.25%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.25%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.63%) Online Banking
4 1 (0.63%) Reference Data
4 1 (0.63%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 11 (6.88%) Unix
2 4 (2.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (49.38%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (36.88%) Scrum
3 51 (31.88%) TDD
4 48 (30.00%) BPMN
4 48 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
4 48 (30.00%) UML
5 42 (26.25%) OO
6 41 (25.63%) Application Performance Monitoring
6 41 (25.63%) Performance Monitoring
6 41 (25.63%) Use Case
7 37 (23.13%) Data Modelling
8 33 (20.63%) Logical Data Model
9 18 (11.25%) User Stories
10 15 (9.38%) TOGAF
10 15 (9.38%) Workflow
11 14 (8.75%) Defect Management
11 14 (8.75%) Kanban
12 13 (8.13%) SDLC
12 13 (8.13%) Software Testing
13 12 (7.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 122 (76.25%) Java
2 21 (13.13%) SQL
3 2 (1.25%) C
3 2 (1.25%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.63%) C#
4 1 (0.63%) C++
4 1 (0.63%) COBOL
4 1 (0.63%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.63%) JCL
4 1 (0.63%) VB
4 1 (0.63%) VB6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.50%) COBIT
2 3 (1.88%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (1.88%) QA
3 1 (0.63%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.63%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.63%) EMIR
Systems Management
1 2 (1.25%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (0.63%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 54 (33.75%) Oracle
2 11 (6.88%) IBM
3 8 (5.00%) Red Hat
4 5 (3.13%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.25%) Cognizant
6 1 (0.63%) Avaya
6 1 (0.63%) Cisco
6 1 (0.63%) HP
6 1 (0.63%) hybris
6 1 (0.63%) Pega
6 1 (0.63%) SAP
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