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 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 42 17 44
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +27
Contract jobs citing SOA 29 110 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.47% 8.02% 3.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.18% 9.80% 4.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 79 20
Median daily rate £370 £380 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% -9.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £325 £366
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £550 £582
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £50.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +17.64%

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
693 1123 1065
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 82.99% 81.85% 80.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 439 579 575
Median daily rate £400 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £280 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 8
Median hourly rate £17.25 £19.02 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.30% -59.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.25 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.30 £41.50 £73.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 24 January 2017.

SOA Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 49 (87.50%) Java
2 38 (67.86%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (67.86%) Web Services
3 37 (66.07%) JBoss
3 37 (66.07%) Continuous Integration
4 34 (60.71%) Java EE
5 33 (58.93%) XML
6 30 (53.57%) XSLT
6 30 (53.57%) Scrum
7 28 (50.00%) Hibernate
8 26 (46.43%) TDD
8 26 (46.43%) Oracle
8 26 (46.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 25 (44.64%) SOAP
10 23 (41.07%) Eclipse
10 23 (41.07%) JPA
11 22 (39.29%) Maven
11 22 (39.29%) Oracle Database
12 21 (37.50%) JMS
13 20 (35.71%) JSF
13 20 (35.71%) Drools
14 19 (33.93%) Red Hat
15 18 (32.14%) HTML
15 18 (32.14%) RichFaces
15 18 (32.14%) jBPM
16 17 (30.36%) Subversion
17 15 (26.79%) Mentoring
18 14 (25.00%) Open Source Development
18 14 (25.00%) Open Source
18 14 (25.00%) SQL

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 37 (66.07%) JBoss
2 26 (46.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (3.57%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (19.64%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (39.29%) Oracle Database
2 3 (5.36%) GIS
2 3 (5.36%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (5.36%) QGIS
2 3 (5.36%) Spatial Data
3 2 (3.57%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 23 (41.07%) Eclipse
2 22 (39.29%) Maven
3 17 (30.36%) Subversion
4 8 (14.29%) Git (software)
4 8 (14.29%) SoapUI
5 7 (12.50%) JIRA
6 5 (8.93%) JProfiler
7 3 (5.36%) Flyway
7 3 (5.36%) Jenkins
8 2 (3.57%) LoadRunner
General
1 3 (5.36%) Finance
2 2 (3.57%) Banking
2 2 (3.57%) Retail
3 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 39 (69.64%) Developer
2 37 (66.07%) Java Developer
3 10 (17.86%) Architect
4 9 (16.07%) Senior Developer
4 9 (16.07%) Senior Java Developer
5 6 (10.71%) Developer in Test
6 3 (5.36%) Applications Architect
6 3 (5.36%) SC Cleared Java Developer
6 3 (5.36%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (5.36%) Technical Architect
7 2 (3.57%) Consultant
7 2 (3.57%) Integration Developer
7 2 (3.57%) Java Architect
7 2 (3.57%) Java Consultant
7 2 (3.57%) Java Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Lead Developer
7 2 (3.57%) Technical Developer
7 2 (3.57%) Technical Leader
7 2 (3.57%) Test Engineer
8 1 (1.79%) Data Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (67.86%) Web Services
2 34 (60.71%) Java EE
3 33 (58.93%) XML
4 30 (53.57%) XSLT
5 28 (50.00%) Hibernate
6 25 (44.64%) SOAP
7 23 (41.07%) JPA
8 21 (37.50%) JMS
9 20 (35.71%) Drools
9 20 (35.71%) JSF
10 18 (32.14%) HTML
10 18 (32.14%) jBPM
10 18 (32.14%) RichFaces
11 13 (23.21%) XSD
12 6 (10.71%) J2EE
13 5 (8.93%) AngularJS
13 5 (8.93%) Apache CXF
13 5 (8.93%) REST
13 5 (8.93%) Spring
13 5 (8.93%) Spring Batch
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.79%) Data Integration
1 1 (1.79%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.57%) Linux
1 2 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (67.86%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (66.07%) Continuous Integration
3 30 (53.57%) Scrum
4 26 (46.43%) TDD
5 15 (26.79%) Mentoring
6 14 (25.00%) Open Source
6 14 (25.00%) Open Source Development
7 13 (23.21%) Coaching
8 7 (12.50%) Defect Management
8 7 (12.50%) Kanban
8 7 (12.50%) User Stories
9 6 (10.71%) Data Modelling
10 5 (8.93%) Application Performance Monitoring
10 5 (8.93%) BPMN
10 5 (8.93%) Logical Data Model
10 5 (8.93%) MVC
10 5 (8.93%) Performance Monitoring
10 5 (8.93%) UML
10 5 (8.93%) Use Case
11 4 (7.14%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 49 (87.50%) Java
2 14 (25.00%) SQL
3 10 (17.86%) JavaScript
4 7 (12.50%) C
4 7 (12.50%) Python
5 6 (10.71%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 6 (10.71%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.79%) BC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (5.36%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (5.36%) Ansible
2 2 (3.57%) HP SiteScope
2 2 (3.57%) OpenView
Vendors
1 26 (46.43%) Oracle
2 19 (33.93%) Red Hat
3 2 (3.57%) Apigee
3 2 (3.57%) HP
3 2 (3.57%) IBM
3 2 (3.57%) TIBCO
4 1 (1.79%) Microsoft
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