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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 60 25 54
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +29
Contract jobs citing SOA 14 90 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.67% 6.17% 2.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.98% 7.40% 2.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 62 14
Median daily rate £400 £419 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.47% +2.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £332 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £575 £621
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £440
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £50.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +42.85%

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
708 1216 1102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 84.49% 83.34% 80.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 472 649 623
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 11
Median hourly rate £15.00 £39.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.53% +36.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.67 £15.25 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.90 £70.75 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.79
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +43.93%

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 25 February 2017.

SOA Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 36 (87.80%) Java
2 22 (53.66%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (53.66%) Web Services
2 22 (53.66%) JBoss
3 21 (51.22%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (48.78%) Java EE
4 20 (48.78%) XML
5 19 (46.34%) Scrum
6 17 (41.46%) XSLT
7 15 (36.59%) Eclipse
7 15 (36.59%) TDD
7 15 (36.59%) JPA
7 15 (36.59%) Hibernate
8 14 (34.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 14 (34.15%) Red Hat
8 14 (34.15%) Oracle
9 13 (31.71%) SOAP
10 12 (29.27%) Drools
10 12 (29.27%) Oracle Database
11 11 (26.83%) Mentoring
11 11 (26.83%) JMS
12 10 (24.39%) JavaScript
12 10 (24.39%) HTML
12 10 (24.39%) JSF
12 10 (24.39%) Maven
12 10 (24.39%) jBPM
13 9 (21.95%) Git (software)
13 9 (21.95%) Coaching
14 8 (19.51%) XSD
14 8 (19.51%) RichFaces

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 22 (53.66%) JBoss
2 14 (34.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.44%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 5 (12.20%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (29.27%) Oracle Database
2 3 (7.32%) GIS
2 3 (7.32%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (7.32%) QGIS
2 3 (7.32%) Spatial Data
3 2 (4.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (36.59%) Eclipse
2 10 (24.39%) Maven
3 9 (21.95%) Git (software)
4 5 (12.20%) JProfiler
5 4 (9.76%) LoadRunner
5 4 (9.76%) Subversion
6 3 (7.32%) Flyway
6 3 (7.32%) Jenkins
6 3 (7.32%) JIRA
6 3 (7.32%) SoapUI
7 1 (2.44%) jMock
7 1 (2.44%) JUnit
7 1 (2.44%) Mockito
General
1 3 (7.32%) Banking
2 2 (4.88%) Finance
2 2 (4.88%) Retail
2 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (58.54%) Developer
2 20 (48.78%) Java Developer
3 9 (21.95%) Architect
4 4 (9.76%) Senior Developer
4 4 (9.76%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Developer in Test
5 3 (7.32%) Lead Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Performance Tester
5 3 (7.32%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Technical Architect
5 3 (7.32%) Technical Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Technical Leader
5 3 (7.32%) Tester
6 2 (4.88%) Consultant
6 2 (4.88%) Java Architect
6 2 (4.88%) Java Consultant
6 2 (4.88%) Java Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Lead Java Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (53.66%) Web Services
2 20 (48.78%) Java EE
2 20 (48.78%) XML
3 17 (41.46%) XSLT
4 15 (36.59%) Hibernate
4 15 (36.59%) JPA
5 13 (31.71%) SOAP
6 12 (29.27%) Drools
7 11 (26.83%) JMS
8 10 (24.39%) HTML
8 10 (24.39%) jBPM
8 10 (24.39%) JSF
9 8 (19.51%) REST
9 8 (19.51%) RichFaces
9 8 (19.51%) XSD
10 6 (14.63%) AngularJS
10 6 (14.63%) Node.js
11 5 (12.20%) Apache Camel
11 5 (12.20%) HTML5
11 5 (12.20%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
1 1 (2.44%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.88%) Linux
1 2 (4.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (53.66%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (51.22%) Continuous Integration
3 19 (46.34%) Scrum
4 15 (36.59%) TDD
5 11 (26.83%) Mentoring
6 9 (21.95%) Coaching
7 7 (17.07%) MVC
8 5 (12.20%) Application Performance Monitoring
8 5 (12.20%) BPMN
8 5 (12.20%) Data Modelling
8 5 (12.20%) Logical Data Model
8 5 (12.20%) Open Source
8 5 (12.20%) Open Source Development
8 5 (12.20%) Performance Monitoring
8 5 (12.20%) UML
9 4 (9.76%) API Development
9 4 (9.76%) Non-Functional Testing
9 4 (9.76%) OO
9 4 (9.76%) Performance Testing
9 4 (9.76%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 36 (87.80%) Java
2 10 (24.39%) JavaScript
3 6 (14.63%) SQL
4 3 (7.32%) C
4 3 (7.32%) PL/SQL
4 3 (7.32%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (17.07%) Security Cleared
2 6 (14.63%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) BC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (7.32%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) HP SiteScope
1 4 (9.76%) OpenView
2 3 (7.32%) Ansible
Vendors
1 14 (34.15%) Oracle
1 14 (34.15%) Red Hat
2 4 (9.76%) HP
3 3 (7.32%) Apigee
3 3 (7.32%) TIBCO
4 2 (4.88%) IBM
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