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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 22 38 48
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +10
Contract jobs citing SOA 73 28 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.19% 2.54% 1.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.02% 3.54% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 19 7
Average daily rate
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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 £322 £398 £430
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £377 £400
% change year-on-year
+15.30% -5.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £29.50 £32.30
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -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
910 792 717
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 77.18% 71.74% 67.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 500 374 336
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 £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -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 28 August 2014.

SOA Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 124 (84.93%) Java
2 102 (69.86%) JBoss
3 54 (36.99%) JSF
3 54 (36.99%) Java EE
4 46 (31.51%) Hibernate
4 46 (31.51%) Maven
5 39 (26.71%) Web Services
6 38 (26.03%) Oracle
7 36 (24.66%) TDD
8 31 (21.23%) Agile Software Development
9 30 (20.55%) Scrum
9 30 (20.55%) HTML
10 29 (19.86%) XML
10 29 (19.86%) JPA
10 29 (19.86%) Apache CXF
11 25 (17.12%) Use Case
12 24 (16.44%) OO
13 23 (15.75%) BPMN
14 22 (15.07%) Eclipse
15 21 (14.38%) XSLT
15 21 (14.38%) Continuous Integration
15 21 (14.38%) Relational Database
16 20 (13.70%) RichFaces
17 19 (13.01%) UML
17 19 (13.01%) Data Modelling
17 19 (13.01%) OSGi
17 19 (13.01%) Performance Monitoring
17 19 (13.01%) Spring
18 18 (12.33%) Drools
19 17 (11.64%) J2EE

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (2.74%) WebLogic
2 3 (2.05%) WebSphere
2 3 (2.05%) GlassFish
2 3 (2.05%) Apache ServiceMix
3 2 (1.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (1.37%) Apache
3 2 (1.37%) CMS
4 1 (0.68%) WebSphere Process Server
4 1 (0.68%) PegaRULES
4 1 (0.68%) SAS
4 1 (0.68%) WebSphere Portal
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (0.68%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 14 (9.59%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (3.42%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (2.05%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.37%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (0.68%) Internet
2 1 (0.68%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (14.38%) Relational Database
2 12 (8.22%) Oracle Database
3 8 (5.48%) RDBMS
4 5 (3.42%) SQL Server
5 3 (2.05%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (2.05%) Pentaho
6 2 (1.37%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.68%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.68%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.68%) Oracle Discoverer
7 1 (0.68%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 46 (31.51%) Maven
2 22 (15.07%) Eclipse
3 14 (9.59%) Selenium
4 10 (6.85%) Jenkins
5 7 (4.79%) JProfiler
6 6 (4.11%) Visual Studio
6 6 (4.11%) Subversion
7 2 (1.37%) SoapUI
7 2 (1.37%) Gradle
8 1 (0.68%) T4 Templates
8 1 (0.68%) Rational Application Developer
8 1 (0.68%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.68%) Fiddler
8 1 (0.68%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.68%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.68%) FxCop
8 1 (0.68%) Ant
8 1 (0.68%) ReSharper
8 1 (0.68%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.68%) LoadRunner
General
1 12 (8.22%) Finance
2 7 (4.79%) Banking
3 1 (0.68%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 65 (44.52%) Developer
2 48 (32.88%) Java Developer
3 39 (26.71%) Architect
4 21 (14.38%) Designer
5 20 (13.70%) Solutions Architect
6 17 (11.64%) Java Architect
7 14 (9.59%) Technical Leader
7 14 (9.59%) Applications Architect
8 13 (8.90%) Senior Developer
9 12 (8.22%) Senior Java Developer
10 11 (7.53%) Java Applications Architect
11 10 (6.85%) UI Programmer
11 10 (6.85%) UI Developer
12 9 (6.16%) Senior Architect
13 7 (4.79%) Senior Solutions Architect
14 6 (4.11%) Junior
14 6 (4.11%) Junior Architect
15 5 (3.42%) Junior Java Architect
16 4 (2.74%) Project Manager
16 4 (2.74%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (36.99%) JSF
1 54 (36.99%) Java EE
2 46 (31.51%) Hibernate
3 39 (26.71%) Web Services
4 30 (20.55%) HTML
5 29 (19.86%) XML
5 29 (19.86%) JPA
5 29 (19.86%) Apache CXF
6 21 (14.38%) XSLT
7 20 (13.70%) RichFaces
8 19 (13.01%) OSGi
8 19 (13.01%) Spring
9 18 (12.33%) Drools
10 17 (11.64%) J2EE
11 14 (9.59%) jBPM
12 13 (8.90%) JSP
12 13 (8.90%) XHTML
12 13 (8.90%) JSR 286
13 12 (8.22%) Servlets
14 11 (7.53%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.48%) Open Source
2 3 (2.05%) SWIFT
3 2 (1.37%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.37%) GIS
3 2 (1.37%) DataPower
3 2 (1.37%) Device Driver
3 2 (1.37%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.68%) Credit Risk
4 1 (0.68%) Data Integration
4 1 (0.68%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.68%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (0.68%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.68%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.74%) UNIX
2 3 (2.05%) Linux
3 1 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.68%) Windows
3 1 (0.68%) AIX
3 1 (0.68%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (24.66%) TDD
2 31 (21.23%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (20.55%) Scrum
4 25 (17.12%) Use Case
5 24 (16.44%) OO
6 23 (15.75%) BPMN
7 21 (14.38%) Continuous Integration
8 19 (13.01%) UML
8 19 (13.01%) Data Modelling
8 19 (13.01%) Performance Monitoring
9 16 (10.96%) Workflow
10 8 (5.48%) OOD
10 8 (5.48%) Waterfall
11 7 (4.79%) ETL
12 6 (4.11%) Test Automation
13 5 (3.42%) EAI
14 4 (2.74%) Business Intelligence
15 3 (2.05%) Project Management
15 3 (2.05%) Stakeholder Management
15 3 (2.05%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 124 (84.93%) Java
2 17 (11.64%) JavaScript
3 15 (10.27%) SQL
4 6 (4.11%) C#
5 5 (3.42%) T-SQL
6 4 (2.74%) Groovy
7 3 (2.05%) Ruby
8 2 (1.37%) Jython
9 1 (0.68%) C
9 1 (0.68%) Scala
9 1 (0.68%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
9 1 (0.68%) Python
9 1 (0.68%) XQuery
9 1 (0.68%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.68%) Perl
9 1 (0.68%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 2 (1.37%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.68%) Degree
2 1 (0.68%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.68%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.68%) SLA
1 1 (0.68%) QA
1 1 (0.68%) FATCA
System Software
1 1 (0.68%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (0.68%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (0.68%) Data Guard
1 1 (0.68%) Oracle Identity Manager
1 1 (0.68%) Oracle Identity Management
1 1 (0.68%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 102 (69.86%) JBoss
2 38 (26.03%) Oracle
3 5 (3.42%) Red Hat
4 4 (2.74%) IBM
5 1 (0.68%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.68%) HP
5 1 (0.68%) Genesys
5 1 (0.68%) CA
5 1 (0.68%) TIBCO
5 1 (0.68%) Chordiant
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £480.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago