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 1 September 2014 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 23 40 48
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +8
Contract jobs citing SOA 71 28 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.94% 2.50% 1.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.75% 3.48% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 19 7
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£425 £410 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% -13.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £398 £430
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £433 £377 £400
% change year-on-year
+14.64% -5.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £29.50 £32.30
% change year-on-year
+22.88% -8.66%
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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
916 805 717
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 76.59% 71.88% 67.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 502 380 336
Average daily rate £400 £396 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 18
Average hourly rate £15.77 £21.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.49% +24.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £5.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -3.22%

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 1 September 2014.

SOA Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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.

1 121 (84.62%) Java
2 98 (68.53%) JBoss
3 51 (35.66%) Java EE
4 49 (34.27%) JSF
5 46 (32.17%) Maven
6 40 (27.97%) Hibernate
7 38 (26.57%) TDD
8 35 (24.48%) Oracle
9 33 (23.08%) Web Services
9 33 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
10 32 (22.38%) Scrum
11 31 (21.68%) XML
12 30 (20.98%) HTML
13 28 (19.58%) Apache CXF
14 25 (17.48%) Use Case
15 24 (16.78%) OO
15 24 (16.78%) Eclipse
16 23 (16.08%) XSLT
16 23 (16.08%) Continuous Integration
16 23 (16.08%) BPMN
16 23 (16.08%) JPA
17 21 (14.69%) Performance Monitoring
17 21 (14.69%) Relational Database
18 20 (13.99%) UML
19 19 (13.29%) Data Modelling
19 19 (13.29%) Spring
20 18 (12.59%) Drools
21 17 (11.89%) RichFaces
21 17 (11.89%) JavaScript
22 16 (11.19%) J2EE

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 4 (2.80%) WebLogic
2 3 (2.10%) WebSphere
2 3 (2.10%) GlassFish
2 3 (2.10%) Apache ServiceMix
3 2 (1.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (1.40%) Apache
3 2 (1.40%) CMS
4 1 (0.70%) WebSphere Process Server
4 1 (0.70%) PegaRULES
4 1 (0.70%) SAS
4 1 (0.70%) WebSphere Portal
4 1 (0.70%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (0.70%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 12 (8.39%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (3.50%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (2.10%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.70%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.70%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.40%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (0.70%) Internet
2 1 (0.70%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (14.69%) Relational Database
2 12 (8.39%) Oracle Database
3 8 (5.59%) RDBMS
4 5 (3.50%) SQL Server
5 3 (2.10%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (2.10%) Pentaho
6 2 (1.40%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.70%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.70%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.70%) Oracle Discoverer
7 1 (0.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 46 (32.17%) Maven
2 24 (16.78%) Eclipse
3 14 (9.79%) Selenium
4 10 (6.99%) Jenkins
5 9 (6.29%) JProfiler
6 6 (4.20%) Visual Studio
6 6 (4.20%) Subversion
7 2 (1.40%) SoapUI
7 2 (1.40%) Rational Application Developer
7 2 (1.40%) Gradle
8 1 (0.70%) T4 Templates
8 1 (0.70%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.70%) Fiddler
8 1 (0.70%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.70%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.70%) FxCop
8 1 (0.70%) Ant
8 1 (0.70%) ReSharper
8 1 (0.70%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.70%) LoadRunner
General
1 11 (7.69%) Finance
2 7 (4.90%) Banking
3 1 (0.70%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 67 (46.85%) Developer
2 50 (34.97%) Java Developer
3 33 (23.08%) Architect
4 22 (15.38%) Designer
5 20 (13.99%) Solutions Architect
6 14 (9.79%) Technical Leader
7 13 (9.09%) Senior Developer
8 12 (8.39%) Senior Java Developer
8 12 (8.39%) Java Architect
9 10 (6.99%) UI Developer
9 10 (6.99%) UI Programmer
10 9 (6.29%) Senior Architect
10 9 (6.29%) Applications Architect
11 7 (4.90%) Senior Solutions Architect
12 6 (4.20%) Junior
12 6 (4.20%) Junior Architect
12 6 (4.20%) Java Applications Architect
13 5 (3.50%) Junior Java Architect
14 4 (2.80%) Solutions Designer
14 4 (2.80%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (35.66%) Java EE
2 49 (34.27%) JSF
3 40 (27.97%) Hibernate
4 33 (23.08%) Web Services
5 31 (21.68%) XML
6 30 (20.98%) HTML
7 28 (19.58%) Apache CXF
8 23 (16.08%) XSLT
8 23 (16.08%) JPA
9 19 (13.29%) Spring
10 18 (12.59%) Drools
11 17 (11.89%) RichFaces
12 16 (11.19%) J2EE
13 15 (10.49%) OSGi
14 14 (9.79%) jBPM
15 13 (9.09%) JSP
15 13 (9.09%) XHTML
15 13 (9.09%) JSR 286
16 12 (8.39%) Servlets
17 11 (7.69%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.59%) Open Source
2 3 (2.10%) SWIFT
3 2 (1.40%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.40%) GIS
3 2 (1.40%) DataPower
3 2 (1.40%) Device Driver
3 2 (1.40%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.70%) Credit Risk
4 1 (0.70%) Data Integration
4 1 (0.70%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.70%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (0.70%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.80%) UNIX
2 3 (2.10%) Linux
3 1 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.70%) Windows
3 1 (0.70%) AIX
3 1 (0.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (26.57%) TDD
2 33 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (22.38%) Scrum
4 25 (17.48%) Use Case
5 24 (16.78%) OO
6 23 (16.08%) Continuous Integration
6 23 (16.08%) BPMN
7 21 (14.69%) Performance Monitoring
8 20 (13.99%) UML
9 19 (13.29%) Data Modelling
10 13 (9.09%) Workflow
11 8 (5.59%) OOD
11 8 (5.59%) Waterfall
12 7 (4.90%) ETL
13 6 (4.20%) Test Automation
14 5 (3.50%) EAI
15 4 (2.80%) Business Intelligence
16 3 (2.10%) Project Management
16 3 (2.10%) Stakeholder Management
16 3 (2.10%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 121 (84.62%) Java
2 17 (11.89%) JavaScript
3 15 (10.49%) SQL
4 6 (4.20%) C#
5 5 (3.50%) T-SQL
6 4 (2.80%) Groovy
7 3 (2.10%) Ruby
8 2 (1.40%) Jython
9 1 (0.70%) Scala
9 1 (0.70%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
9 1 (0.70%) Python
9 1 (0.70%) XQuery
9 1 (0.70%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.70%) Perl
9 1 (0.70%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (1.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 2 (1.40%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.70%) Degree
2 1 (0.70%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.70%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.70%) SLA
1 1 (0.70%) QA
1 1 (0.70%) FATCA
System Software
1 1 (0.70%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (0.70%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (0.70%) Data Guard
1 1 (0.70%) Oracle Identity Manager
1 1 (0.70%) Oracle Identity Management
1 1 (0.70%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 98 (68.53%) JBoss
2 35 (24.48%) Oracle
3 5 (3.50%) Red Hat
4 4 (2.80%) IBM
5 2 (1.40%) Chordiant
5 2 (1.40%) Genesys
6 1 (0.70%) CA
6 1 (0.70%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.70%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.70%) HP
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Rate: £400.00 - £480.00 per day
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Rate: £450 - £550 per day
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