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 29 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 49 21 28
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +7
Contract jobs citing SOA 33 68 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.45% 5.93% 4.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.21% 8.26% 6.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 33 19
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£423 £330 £426
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.03% -22.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £218 £373
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £421 £450
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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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
1028 823 494
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 76.26% 71.75% 66.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 566 433 223
Average daily rate £400 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 9
Average hourly rate £28.50 £13.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+107.27% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £13.02 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £14.68 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

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 29 January 2015.

SOA Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 71 (77.17%) Java
2 59 (64.13%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (48.91%) JBoss
4 33 (35.87%) Scrum
5 31 (33.70%) Eclipse
5 31 (33.70%) Java EE
6 30 (32.61%) XML
7 29 (31.52%) TDD
7 29 (31.52%) Continuous Integration
8 26 (28.26%) XSLT
9 24 (26.09%) JProfiler
10 20 (21.74%) Performance Monitoring
11 15 (16.30%) Hibernate
12 14 (15.22%) TOGAF
12 14 (15.22%) Apache CXF
13 13 (14.13%) Maven
13 13 (14.13%) OO
14 12 (13.04%) Web Services
15 11 (11.96%) UML
15 11 (11.96%) SOAP
16 10 (10.87%) JPA
16 10 (10.87%) Use Case
16 10 (10.87%) Oracle
16 10 (10.87%) Zachman Framework
17 9 (9.78%) Red Hat
17 9 (9.78%) Middleware
17 9 (9.78%) Open Source
17 9 (9.78%) REST
18 8 (8.70%) OOD
18 8 (8.70%) JSF

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 45 (48.91%) JBoss
2 5 (5.43%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.35%) Apache ServiceMix
4 3 (3.26%) IIS
5 2 (2.17%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.17%) Apache
6 1 (1.09%) PegaRULES
6 1 (1.09%) WebSphere Process Server
6 1 (1.09%) CMS
6 1 (1.09%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.09%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.09%) SAS
6 1 (1.09%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.09%) CICS
Applications
1 5 (5.43%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.26%) MS Office
3 2 (2.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.17%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.09%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.09%) Office 365
1 1 (1.09%) SaaS
1 1 (1.09%) PaaS
1 1 (1.09%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.26%) Intrusion Detection
1 3 (3.26%) Firewall
2 2 (2.17%) Wireshark
3 1 (1.09%) HTTP
3 1 (1.09%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.61%) Relational Database
2 3 (3.26%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.17%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.17%) Big Data
3 2 (2.17%) DB2
4 1 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.09%) Informix
4 1 (1.09%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.09%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 31 (33.70%) Eclipse
2 24 (26.09%) JProfiler
3 13 (14.13%) Maven
4 4 (4.35%) Jenkins
4 4 (4.35%) Selenium
5 2 (2.17%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.17%) Rational Application Developer
5 2 (2.17%) FitNesse
5 2 (2.17%) Fiddler
5 2 (2.17%) LoadRunner
5 2 (2.17%) Ant
5 2 (2.17%) JUnit
6 1 (1.09%) Checkstyle
6 1 (1.09%) Subversion
6 1 (1.09%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.09%) ReSharper
6 1 (1.09%) MSBuild
6 1 (1.09%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.09%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.09%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (7.61%) Banking
2 2 (2.17%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.17%) Finance
2 2 (2.17%) Retail
3 1 (1.09%) Retail Banking
3 1 (1.09%) International Banking
3 1 (1.09%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 45 (48.91%) Developer
2 43 (46.74%) Java Developer
3 21 (22.83%) Architect
4 14 (15.22%) Senior Java Developer
4 14 (15.22%) Senior Developer
5 11 (11.96%) Designer
6 8 (8.70%) Technical Leader
6 8 (8.70%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (6.52%) SOA Architect
8 4 (4.35%) Digital Architect
8 4 (4.35%) Digital Solutions Architect
8 4 (4.35%) Tester
8 4 (4.35%) Lead Developer
8 4 (4.35%) Lead Java Developer
8 4 (4.35%) Web Architect
9 3 (3.26%) Enterprise Architect
9 3 (3.26%) Technical Architect
9 3 (3.26%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 2 (2.17%) Project Manager
10 2 (2.17%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (33.70%) Java EE
2 30 (32.61%) XML
3 26 (28.26%) XSLT
4 15 (16.30%) Hibernate
5 14 (15.22%) Apache CXF
6 12 (13.04%) Web Services
7 11 (11.96%) SOAP
8 10 (10.87%) JPA
9 9 (9.78%) Middleware
9 9 (9.78%) REST
10 8 (8.70%) JSF
10 8 (8.70%) JAAS
11 6 (6.52%) J2EE
11 6 (6.52%) Spring
12 4 (4.35%) OSGi
12 4 (4.35%) RESTful
12 4 (4.35%) Apache OpenJPA
12 4 (4.35%) HTML
12 4 (4.35%) CSS
12 4 (4.35%) jBPM
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.78%) Open Source
2 4 (4.35%) Social Media
3 2 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.17%) Credit Risk
3 2 (2.17%) DataPower
4 1 (1.09%) VSAM
4 1 (1.09%) Clustering
4 1 (1.09%) CESG
4 1 (1.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.09%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.61%) Linux
2 3 (3.26%) UNIX
2 3 (3.26%) Windows
3 2 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.09%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (64.13%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (35.87%) Scrum
3 29 (31.52%) TDD
3 29 (31.52%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (21.74%) Performance Monitoring
5 14 (15.22%) TOGAF
6 13 (14.13%) OO
7 11 (11.96%) UML
8 10 (10.87%) Use Case
8 10 (10.87%) Zachman Framework
9 8 (8.70%) OOD
10 6 (6.52%) BPMN
11 5 (5.43%) Waterfall
11 5 (5.43%) Analytics
11 5 (5.43%) Coaching
12 4 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
12 4 (4.35%) EAI
12 4 (4.35%) Data Modelling
12 4 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (4.35%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 71 (77.17%) Java
2 6 (6.52%) SQL
3 4 (4.35%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.17%) XPath
5 1 (1.09%) C#
5 1 (1.09%) MUMPS
5 1 (1.09%) Groovy
5 1 (1.09%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (1.09%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.09%) DV Cleared
1 1 (1.09%) Security Cleared
1 1 (1.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.35%) QA
2 1 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.09%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 10 (10.87%) Oracle
2 9 (9.78%) Red Hat
3 7 (7.61%) Microsoft
4 6 (6.52%) IBM
5 2 (2.17%) Genesys
5 2 (2.17%) Chordiant
5 2 (2.17%) VMware
6 1 (1.09%) GoldenSource
6 1 (1.09%) Teradata
6 1 (1.09%) CA
6 1 (1.09%) Hitachi
6 1 (1.09%) HP
6 1 (1.09%) Dell
6 1 (1.09%) F5
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