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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 64 66 23
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -43
Contract jobs citing SOA 31 22 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.45% 1.38% 6.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.96% 1.68% 7.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 8 48
Median daily rate £340 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.42% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £335 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £545 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.88% +10.00%
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
1049 1313 1006
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 82.99% 82.37% 78.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 566 679 583
Median daily rate £389 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.79% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £280 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 13
Median hourly rate £42.50 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+129.72% +2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.03 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £42.50 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

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 27 July 2016.

SOA Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 53 (67.95%) Java
2 50 (64.10%) JBoss
3 39 (50.00%) Hibernate
4 38 (48.72%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (48.72%) JSF
5 37 (47.44%) Oracle
6 33 (42.31%) Java EE
6 33 (42.31%) Drools
7 30 (38.46%) JPA
7 30 (38.46%) Web Services
8 27 (34.62%) RichFaces
9 25 (32.05%) XML
10 24 (30.77%) XSLT
10 24 (30.77%) SOAP
11 23 (29.49%) Scrum
12 22 (28.21%) Eclipse
13 21 (26.92%) TDD
13 21 (26.92%) jBPM
13 21 (26.92%) Open Source
13 21 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
14 20 (25.64%) Maven
14 20 (25.64%) UML
15 18 (23.08%) HTML
16 17 (21.79%) Apache CXF
16 17 (21.79%) Mentoring
17 16 (20.51%) Open Source Development
17 16 (20.51%) SQL
17 16 (20.51%) Subversion
18 15 (19.23%) Data Modelling
18 15 (19.23%) Use Case

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 50 (64.10%) JBoss
2 6 (7.69%) WebSphere
3 3 (3.85%) CMS
4 1 (1.28%) Apache
4 1 (1.28%) Captiva
4 1 (1.28%) CICS
4 1 (1.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.28%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 10 (12.82%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.28%) Exstream
2 1 (1.28%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.28%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (1.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.56%) LDAP
2 1 (1.28%) LAN
2 1 (1.28%) SAN
2 1 (1.28%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.28%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.10%) Oracle Database
1 11 (14.10%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.56%) RDBMS
2 2 (2.56%) Spatial Data
3 1 (1.28%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.28%) DB2
3 1 (1.28%) GIS
3 1 (1.28%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.28%) MySQL
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.28%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 22 (28.21%) Eclipse
2 20 (25.64%) Maven
3 16 (20.51%) Subversion
4 6 (7.69%) JIRA
4 6 (7.69%) JProfiler
5 5 (6.41%) SoapUI
6 3 (3.85%) Git (software)
6 3 (3.85%) Jenkins
6 3 (3.85%) Selenium
7 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 9 (11.54%) Finance
2 8 (10.26%) Banking
3 1 (1.28%) German Language
Job Titles
1 35 (44.87%) Developer
2 30 (38.46%) Java Developer
3 29 (37.18%) Architect
4 22 (28.21%) Solutions Architect
5 7 (8.97%) Senior Developer
6 6 (7.69%) Java Architect
6 6 (7.69%) Java Solutions Architect
6 6 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
7 5 (6.41%) SOA Architect
8 4 (5.13%) Integration Developer
8 4 (5.13%) Technical Architect
9 3 (3.85%) Designer
9 3 (3.85%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 3 (3.85%) Non-Functional Tester
9 3 (3.85%) Solutions Designer
9 3 (3.85%) Tester
10 2 (2.56%) Developer in Test
10 2 (2.56%) HTML CSS Developer
10 2 (2.56%) Lead Solutions Architect
10 2 (2.56%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 38 (48.72%) JSF
3 33 (42.31%) Drools
3 33 (42.31%) Java EE
4 30 (38.46%) JPA
4 30 (38.46%) Web Services
5 27 (34.62%) RichFaces
6 25 (32.05%) XML
7 24 (30.77%) SOAP
7 24 (30.77%) XSLT
8 21 (26.92%) jBPM
9 18 (23.08%) HTML
10 17 (21.79%) Apache CXF
11 13 (16.67%) Spring
12 9 (11.54%) JMS
13 8 (10.26%) J2EE
13 8 (10.26%) jQuery
13 8 (10.26%) RESTful
14 7 (8.97%) .NET
15 6 (7.69%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (3.85%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.56%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.28%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.28%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Cloud
3 1 (1.28%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.28%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.28%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (48.72%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (29.49%) Scrum
3 21 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
3 21 (26.92%) Open Source
3 21 (26.92%) TDD
4 20 (25.64%) UML
5 17 (21.79%) Mentoring
6 16 (20.51%) Open Source Development
7 15 (19.23%) Data Modelling
7 15 (19.23%) Use Case
8 14 (17.95%) BPMN
8 14 (17.95%) Coaching
8 14 (17.95%) OO
9 13 (16.67%) Logical Data Model
10 11 (14.10%) TOGAF
11 10 (12.82%) User Stories
11 10 (12.82%) Wireframes
12 6 (7.69%) Defect Management
12 6 (7.69%) Kanban
12 6 (7.69%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 53 (67.95%) Java
2 16 (20.51%) SQL
3 7 (8.97%) JavaScript
3 7 (8.97%) PL/SQL
4 4 (5.13%) Python
5 3 (3.85%) C
6 1 (1.28%) C#
6 1 (1.28%) C++
6 1 (1.28%) COBOL
6 1 (1.28%) JCL
6 1 (1.28%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.28%) VB
6 1 (1.28%) VB6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.13%) COBIT
2 3 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (3.85%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.28%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 37 (47.44%) Oracle
2 7 (8.97%) IBM
2 7 (8.97%) Red Hat
3 6 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.56%) Cognizant
5 1 (1.28%) Avaya
5 1 (1.28%) Cisco
5 1 (1.28%) HP
5 1 (1.28%) RedGate
5 1 (1.28%) SAP
Edinburgh, Midlothian
TEKsystems
Rate: £370 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago