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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 62 22 49
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +27
Contract jobs citing SOA 23 70 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.56% 5.63% 1.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.04% 7.73% 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 49 7
Average daily rate
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£413 £385 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £236 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £555 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £410 £383
% change year-on-year
+6.70% +7.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £180.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £49.25 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-26.39% +44.85%
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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
1127 906 577
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 76.41% 72.83% 71.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 639 532 268
Average daily rate £375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 18 2
Average hourly rate £26.50 £25.00 £70.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% -64.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.33 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -5.23%

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 May 2015.

SOA Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 32 (59.26%) Java
2 27 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (35.19%) JBoss
4 15 (27.78%) XML
4 15 (27.78%) Eclipse
5 14 (25.93%) TDD
5 14 (25.93%) Scrum
6 13 (24.07%) Java EE
6 13 (24.07%) Relational Database
7 11 (20.37%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (20.37%) TOGAF
7 11 (20.37%) Data Modelling
7 11 (20.37%) Oracle
8 10 (18.52%) XSLT
8 10 (18.52%) UML
8 10 (18.52%) OO
8 10 (18.52%) Maven
8 10 (18.52%) Logical Data Model
8 10 (18.52%) JPA
8 10 (18.52%) JProfiler
9 9 (16.67%) Use Case
9 9 (16.67%) Apache CXF
9 9 (16.67%) Hibernate
10 8 (14.81%) RESTful
10 8 (14.81%) Zachman Framework
11 7 (12.96%) Performance Monitoring
11 7 (12.96%) Application Performance Monitoring
11 7 (12.96%) Banking
11 7 (12.96%) SQL
12 6 (11.11%) SOAP

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 19 (35.19%) JBoss
2 2 (3.70%) Apache
2 2 (3.70%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.70%) IIS
3 1 (1.85%) SAS
3 1 (1.85%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (5.56%) MS Office
1 3 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.85%) SaaS
1 1 (1.85%) PaaS
1 1 (1.85%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.56%) Firewall
1 3 (5.56%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (1.85%) HTTP
2 1 (1.85%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (24.07%) Relational Database
2 3 (5.56%) RDBMS
3 2 (3.70%) DB2
3 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.85%) Informix
4 1 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (1.85%) Big Data
4 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 15 (27.78%) Eclipse
2 10 (18.52%) Maven
2 10 (18.52%) JProfiler
3 5 (9.26%) Jenkins
3 5 (9.26%) Selenium
4 4 (7.41%) FitNesse
4 4 (7.41%) Ant
4 4 (7.41%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.85%) Grunt
5 1 (1.85%) Bower
5 1 (1.85%) JUnit
5 1 (1.85%) Checkstyle
5 1 (1.85%) JIRA
General
1 7 (12.96%) Banking
2 3 (5.56%) Retail
3 2 (3.70%) Retail Banking
3 2 (3.70%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (48.15%) Architect
2 15 (27.78%) Developer
3 14 (25.93%) Solutions Architect
3 14 (25.93%) Java Developer
4 7 (12.96%) SOA Architect
5 3 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (5.56%) Senior Developer
5 3 (5.56%) Enterprise Architect
5 3 (5.56%) Tester
6 2 (3.70%) Project Manager
6 2 (3.70%) Analyst
6 2 (3.70%) Test Analyst
6 2 (3.70%) Technical Architect
6 2 (3.70%) QA Tester
6 2 (3.70%) Lead Developer
6 2 (3.70%) Technical Leader
6 2 (3.70%) Lead Java Developer
6 2 (3.70%) Web Architect
6 2 (3.70%) Digital Architect
6 2 (3.70%) Digital Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (27.78%) XML
2 13 (24.07%) Java EE
3 10 (18.52%) JPA
3 10 (18.52%) XSLT
4 9 (16.67%) Hibernate
4 9 (16.67%) Apache CXF
5 8 (14.81%) RESTful
6 6 (11.11%) Middleware
6 6 (11.11%) SOAP
7 5 (9.26%) J2EE
7 5 (9.26%) Spring
7 5 (9.26%) JSF
8 4 (7.41%) XML Schema
8 4 (7.41%) Drools
8 4 (7.41%) JSON
9 3 (5.56%) REST
9 3 (5.56%) CSS
9 3 (5.56%) HTML
9 3 (5.56%) jQuery
10 2 (3.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.26%) Open Source
2 4 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.70%) Social Media
3 2 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.85%) GIS
4 1 (1.85%) Clustering
4 1 (1.85%) CESG
4 1 (1.85%) VSAM
4 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.85%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.85%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.26%) Linux
2 4 (7.41%) Windows
3 3 (5.56%) UNIX
4 1 (1.85%) AIX
4 1 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (25.93%) TDD
2 14 (25.93%) Scrum
3 11 (20.37%) Data Modelling
3 11 (20.37%) TOGAF
3 11 (20.37%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (18.52%) UML
4 10 (18.52%) OO
4 10 (18.52%) Logical Data Model
5 9 (16.67%) Use Case
6 8 (14.81%) Zachman Framework
7 7 (12.96%) Performance Monitoring
7 7 (12.96%) Application Performance Monitoring
8 6 (11.11%) User Stories
9 4 (7.41%) Coaching
9 4 (7.41%) BDD
9 4 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (7.41%) Enterprise Architecture
10 3 (5.56%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 32 (59.26%) Java
2 7 (12.96%) SQL
3 4 (7.41%) XPath
4 3 (5.56%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.85%) MUMPS
Qualifications
1 1 (1.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.26%) QA
2 1 (1.85%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 11 (20.37%) Oracle
2 5 (9.26%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.41%) IBM
4 3 (5.56%) VMware
5 2 (3.70%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.85%) Teradata
6 1 (1.85%) GoldenSource
6 1 (1.85%) F5
6 1 (1.85%) Dell
6 1 (1.85%) CA
6 1 (1.85%) Hitachi
6 1 (1.85%) Veritas
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £700 per day
Posted: 21 days ago