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 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 45 62 19
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -43
Contract jobs citing SOA 46 27 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.87% 1.64% 7.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.70% 2.00% 8.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 15 47
Median daily rate £340 £475 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.42% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £362 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £500 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £433
% change year-on-year
- +4.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £42.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +84.78%
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
979 1350 959
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 82.34% 81.92% 80.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 559 722 535
Median daily rate £378 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.58% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £285 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 8
Median hourly rate £42.50 £16.00 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+165.62% +1.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.71 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £40.38 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-6.15% +26.21%

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 24 August 2016.

SOA Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 56 (71.79%) Java
2 52 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (64.10%) JBoss
4 46 (58.97%) Web Services
5 43 (55.13%) Hibernate
5 43 (55.13%) Java EE
6 39 (50.00%) JSF
7 38 (48.72%) Oracle
8 37 (47.44%) XML
8 37 (47.44%) Continuous Integration
9 36 (46.15%) SOAP
10 35 (44.87%) XSLT
11 34 (43.59%) Drools
11 34 (43.59%) Scrum
12 32 (41.03%) TDD
12 32 (41.03%) Maven
13 31 (39.74%) RichFaces
13 31 (39.74%) Open Source
14 29 (37.18%) Subversion
14 29 (37.18%) jBPM
14 29 (37.18%) Eclipse
15 28 (35.90%) HTML
15 28 (35.90%) JPA
16 26 (33.33%) Open Source Development
17 21 (26.92%) Mentoring
17 21 (26.92%) SQL
18 20 (25.64%) Oracle Database
19 19 (24.36%) Coaching
19 19 (24.36%) JMS
20 14 (17.95%) Spring

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 7 (8.97%) WebSphere
3 3 (3.85%) CMS
4 1 (1.28%) CICS
4 1 (1.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.28%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.28%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (16.67%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.28%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.28%) IBM Blueworks
1 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 20 (25.64%) Oracle Database
2 4 (5.13%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.56%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.56%) Spatial Data
5 1 (1.28%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.28%) DB2
5 1 (1.28%) GIS
5 1 (1.28%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.28%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.28%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 32 (41.03%) Maven
2 29 (37.18%) Eclipse
2 29 (37.18%) Subversion
3 9 (11.54%) JIRA
4 8 (10.26%) SoapUI
5 3 (3.85%) Git (software)
5 3 (3.85%) Jenkins
5 3 (3.85%) JProfiler
5 3 (3.85%) Selenium
6 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 9 (11.54%) Finance
2 7 (8.97%) Banking
Job Titles
1 49 (62.82%) Developer
2 45 (57.69%) Java Developer
3 16 (20.51%) Architect
4 12 (15.38%) Solutions Architect
5 11 (14.10%) Senior Developer
5 11 (14.10%) Senior Java Developer
6 6 (7.69%) Integration Developer
7 5 (6.41%) Developer in Test
8 3 (3.85%) Analyst
8 3 (3.85%) Designer
8 3 (3.85%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 3 (3.85%) SOA Architect
8 3 (3.85%) Solutions Designer
8 3 (3.85%) Technical Architect
9 2 (2.56%) Applications Architect
9 2 (2.56%) Business Analyst
9 2 (2.56%) Programmer
9 2 (2.56%) Test Development Engineer
9 2 (2.56%) Test Engineer
9 2 (2.56%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (58.97%) Web Services
2 43 (55.13%) Hibernate
2 43 (55.13%) Java EE
3 39 (50.00%) JSF
4 37 (47.44%) XML
5 36 (46.15%) SOAP
6 35 (44.87%) XSLT
7 34 (43.59%) Drools
8 31 (39.74%) RichFaces
9 29 (37.18%) jBPM
10 28 (35.90%) HTML
10 28 (35.90%) JPA
11 19 (24.36%) JMS
12 14 (17.95%) Spring
13 12 (15.38%) XSD
14 11 (14.10%) J2EE
15 7 (8.97%) Apache CXF
15 7 (8.97%) jQuery
15 7 (8.97%) RESTful
16 6 (7.69%) Spring Batch
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (3.85%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.56%) Data Integration
2 2 (2.56%) Mainframe
2 2 (2.56%) Reference Data
3 1 (1.28%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Cloud
3 1 (1.28%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.28%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (47.44%) Continuous Integration
3 34 (43.59%) Scrum
4 32 (41.03%) TDD
5 31 (39.74%) Open Source
6 26 (33.33%) Open Source Development
7 21 (26.92%) Mentoring
8 19 (24.36%) Coaching
9 13 (16.67%) User Stories
10 10 (12.82%) TOGAF
11 9 (11.54%) Defect Management
11 9 (11.54%) Kanban
11 9 (11.54%) UML
12 8 (10.26%) BPMN
13 6 (7.69%) Use Case
14 5 (6.41%) Data Modelling
14 5 (6.41%) SDLC
14 5 (6.41%) Zachman Framework
15 4 (5.13%) Front End Development
15 4 (5.13%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 56 (71.79%) Java
2 21 (26.92%) SQL
3 11 (14.10%) JavaScript
4 9 (11.54%) PL/SQL
5 8 (10.26%) Python
6 7 (8.97%) C
7 1 (1.28%) COBOL
7 1 (1.28%) JCL
7 1 (1.28%) T-SQL
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 38 (48.72%) Oracle
2 13 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 7 (8.97%) Microsoft
4 6 (7.69%) IBM
5 2 (2.56%) Cognizant
6 1 (1.28%) RedGate
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