The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 114 105 98
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -7
Contract jobs citing SOA 1031 1031 1029
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.07% 1.99% 2.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.49% 2.49% 2.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 672 647 622
Median daily rate £463 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 9
Median hourly rate £45.00 £38.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.88% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £22.00 £22.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.20 £56.35 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.88% +10.00%
SOA
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41433 41340 38406
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 83.05% 79.98% 78.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 27617 27390 24287
Median daily rate £448 £420 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.54% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 956 1081 1104
Median hourly rate £28.50 £27.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.63% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £52.19 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing SOA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in England

SOA
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SOA across the England region.

SOA Daily Rate Trend in England

SOA
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOA across the England region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016.

SOA Daily Rate Histogram in England

SOA
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SOA across the England region.

SOA Hourly Rate Trend in England

SOA
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOA across the England region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016.

SOA Hourly Rate Histogram in England

SOA
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the England region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -2 442 £475 -3.06% 104
South East +1 188 £450 - 35
North West -8 89 £450 -7.69% 14
Yorkshire +28 87 £460 +15.00% 20
South West +21 68 £600 +20.00% 17
East of England -20 50 £475 -1.29% 18
East Midlands +3 33 £450 -14.28% 4
North East -31 31 £278 -7.50% 2
West Midlands -60 31 £400 - 6
Midlands -3 5 £575 -4.16%
SOA
UK

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 England region with a requirement for SOA.

1 909 (42.30%) Agile Software Development
2 839 (39.04%) Java
3 646 (30.06%) Oracle
4 587 (27.32%) Web Services
5 489 (22.75%) XML
6 411 (19.13%) .NET
7 409 (19.03%) Scrum
8 403 (18.75%) HTML
9 401 (18.66%) REST
10 396 (18.43%) JavaScript
11 391 (18.19%) TDD
12 374 (17.40%) Finance
13 361 (16.80%) SOAP
14 354 (16.47%) SQL
15 340 (15.82%) Linux
16 323 (15.03%) C#
17 314 (14.61%) CSS
18 310 (14.43%) Microsoft
19 308 (14.33%) Middleware
20 293 (13.63%) Continuous Integration
21 289 (13.45%) RESTful
22 286 (13.31%) Microservices
23 277 (12.89%) Spring
24 240 (11.17%) Git (software)
24 240 (11.17%) SDLC
25 237 (11.03%) Windows
26 232 (10.80%) HTML5
27 228 (10.61%) SQL Server
28 227 (10.56%) TOGAF
29 224 (10.42%) Open Source

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in England 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
1 136 (6.33%) WebLogic
2 128 (5.96%) Oracle Service Bus
3 126 (5.86%) JBoss
4 125 (5.82%) WebSphere
5 95 (4.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 88 (4.09%) Tomcat
7 82 (3.82%) Apache
8 79 (3.68%) Mule
9 60 (2.79%) BizTalk Server
9 60 (2.79%) Confluence
10 56 (2.61%) CMS
11 55 (2.56%) SharePoint
12 32 (1.49%) Mule ESB
12 32 (1.49%) WebSphere Application Server
13 25 (1.16%) Apache Solr
14 22 (1.02%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 22 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
15 19 (0.88%) Apache Spark
15 19 (0.88%) nginx
15 19 (0.88%) OpenStack
Applications
1 98 (4.56%) MS Excel
2 12 (0.56%) MS Office
3 11 (0.51%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.19%) InfoPath
5 4 (0.19%) MS Project
6 3 (0.14%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.093%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.093%) Pro/ENGINEER
7 2 (0.093%) PTC Creo
7 2 (0.093%) Siemens NX
7 2 (0.093%) SOLIDWORKS
8 1 (0.047%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 73 (3.40%) Oracle EBS
2 64 (2.98%) Oracle EBS R12
3 50 (2.33%) Oracle BPM
4 49 (2.28%) Dynamics CRM
5 29 (1.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 18 (0.84%) Oracle Applications
6 18 (0.84%) Oracle ERP
7 16 (0.74%) BusinessWorks
8 14 (0.65%) Oracle Retail
9 13 (0.60%) Oracle Payables
10 12 (0.56%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 11 (0.51%) Maximo
12 10 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
12 10 (0.47%) Eloqua
13 9 (0.42%) Documaker
13 9 (0.42%) Oracle ASCP
14 8 (0.37%) Radian6
14 8 (0.37%) SAP CRM
14 8 (0.37%) Social Studio
15 7 (0.33%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 113 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 86 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 85 (3.96%) GitHub
4 46 (2.14%) SaaS
5 36 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
6 33 (1.54%) Amazon S3
7 29 (1.35%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 29 (1.35%) PaaS
8 25 (1.16%) IaaS
9 18 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
10 17 (0.79%) Amazon SQS
11 16 (0.74%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 15 (0.70%) AWS CloudFormation
12 15 (0.70%) Route 53
13 14 (0.65%) CloudFront
14 12 (0.56%) Amazon ELB
15 11 (0.51%) Amazon Kinesis
16 10 (0.47%) Heroku
17 9 (0.42%) Boomi
17 9 (0.42%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 125 (5.82%) HTTP
2 31 (1.44%) Internet
3 25 (1.16%) Firewall
4 24 (1.12%) SNMP
5 20 (0.93%) FTP
5 20 (0.93%) LAN
6 18 (0.84%) DNS
6 18 (0.84%) DVB
6 18 (0.84%) SAN
6 18 (0.84%) SSL
7 17 (0.79%) HTTPS
7 17 (0.79%) WAN
8 16 (0.74%) AMQP
9 11 (0.51%) CTI
9 11 (0.51%) TCP/IP
10 10 (0.47%) Intrusion Detection
11 9 (0.42%) Intranet
11 9 (0.42%) LDAP
11 9 (0.42%) Network Security
11 9 (0.42%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 228 (10.61%) SQL Server
2 189 (8.79%) Oracle Database
3 152 (7.07%) MongoDB
4 136 (6.33%) NoSQL
5 120 (5.58%) MySQL
6 115 (5.35%) PostgreSQL
7 89 (4.14%) Oracle Database 11g
8 79 (3.68%) Data Warehouse
9 72 (3.35%) Relational Database
10 70 (3.26%) Big Data
11 56 (2.61%) Hadoop
12 46 (2.14%) SQL Server 2012
13 45 (2.09%) Oracle ODI
14 39 (1.81%) DB2
14 39 (1.81%) Oracle Database 12c
15 37 (1.72%) Apache Cassandra
16 36 (1.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 33 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
18 25 (1.16%) Data Mining
19 23 (1.07%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 240 (11.17%) Git (software)
2 176 (8.19%) JIRA
3 173 (8.05%) Jenkins
4 118 (5.49%) Maven
5 97 (4.51%) JUnit
6 89 (4.14%) Team Foundation Server
7 84 (3.91%) Subversion
8 79 (3.68%) SoapUI
9 66 (3.07%) Selenium
10 54 (2.51%) NUnit
11 48 (2.23%) Mercurial
12 45 (2.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 43 (2.00%) Eclipse
14 40 (1.86%) Visual Studio
15 39 (1.81%) Cucumber
16 35 (1.63%) Ant
17 34 (1.58%) Talend Open Studio
18 33 (1.54%) Gradle
19 29 (1.35%) Mockito
20 28 (1.30%) MSTest
General
1 374 (17.40%) Finance
2 181 (8.42%) Banking
3 145 (6.75%) Retail
4 97 (4.51%) Marketing
5 94 (4.37%) Telecoms
6 36 (1.68%) Manufacturing
7 29 (1.35%) Electronics
7 29 (1.35%) Investment Banking
8 26 (1.21%) Front Office
9 22 (1.02%) Back Office
10 21 (0.98%) Billing
10 21 (0.98%) Legal
11 18 (0.84%) Financial Institution
12 17 (0.79%) Publishing
13 15 (0.70%) Advertising
14 14 (0.65%) Law
15 12 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
16 9 (0.42%) Retail Banking
17 8 (0.37%) Automotive
18 6 (0.28%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 786 (36.58%) Developer
2 740 (34.43%) Architect
3 357 (16.61%) Solutions Architect
4 287 (13.36%) Java Developer
5 151 (7.03%) Senior Developer
6 127 (5.91%) .NET Developer
7 126 (5.86%) C# Developer
8 120 (5.58%) Consultant
9 107 (4.98%) Designer
9 107 (4.98%) Technical Architect
10 83 (3.86%) Integration Architect
11 80 (3.72%) SOA Developer
12 77 (3.58%) C# .NET Developer
12 77 (3.58%) Senior Java Developer
13 66 (3.07%) SOA Architect
14 63 (2.93%) Oracle Developer
15 61 (2.84%) Analyst
16 60 (2.79%) Data Architect
17 56 (2.61%) Java Architect
18 52 (2.42%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 587 (27.32%) Web Services
2 489 (22.75%) XML
3 411 (19.13%) .NET
4 403 (18.75%) HTML
5 401 (18.66%) REST
6 361 (16.80%) SOAP
7 314 (14.61%) CSS
8 308 (14.33%) Middleware
9 289 (13.45%) RESTful
10 277 (12.89%) Spring
11 232 (10.80%) HTML5
12 218 (10.14%) J2EE
13 206 (9.59%) JSON
14 167 (7.77%) JMS
15 157 (7.31%) XSD
16 155 (7.21%) ASP.NET
17 147 (6.84%) jQuery
18 135 (6.28%) AngularJS
19 122 (5.68%) Hibernate
20 121 (5.63%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 151 (7.03%) Enterprise Software
2 134 (6.24%) Analytical Skills
3 89 (4.14%) Computer Science
4 84 (3.91%) User Experience
5 82 (3.82%) Mobile App
6 61 (2.84%) Data Centre
7 57 (2.65%) Data Integration
8 48 (2.23%) Management Information System
9 46 (2.14%) DataPower
10 40 (1.86%) N-Tier
11 35 (1.63%) Virtual Team
12 30 (1.40%) Data Structures
13 29 (1.35%) Visualisation
14 27 (1.26%) Algorithms
15 26 (1.21%) Clustering
16 25 (1.16%) SWIFT
17 22 (1.02%) NHS
17 22 (1.02%) Video on Demand
18 19 (0.88%) STB
19 18 (0.84%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 340 (15.82%) Linux
2 237 (11.03%) Windows
3 149 (6.93%) Unix
4 70 (3.26%) Windows Server
5 47 (2.19%) AIX
6 42 (1.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 39 (1.81%) Solaris
8 33 (1.54%) Apple iOS
9 31 (1.44%) Android
10 29 (1.35%) CentOS
11 21 (0.98%) Ubuntu
12 19 (0.88%) Windows Mobile
13 11 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
14 10 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
15 7 (0.33%) Oracle Linux
16 6 (0.28%) SUSE
17 4 (0.19%) HPUX
17 4 (0.19%) Mac OS X
17 4 (0.19%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 4 (0.19%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 909 (42.30%) Agile Software Development
2 409 (19.03%) Scrum
3 391 (18.19%) TDD
4 293 (13.63%) Continuous Integration
5 286 (13.31%) Microservices
6 240 (11.17%) SDLC
7 227 (10.56%) TOGAF
8 224 (10.42%) Open Source
9 213 (9.91%) Data Modelling
9 213 (9.91%) OO
10 194 (9.03%) MVC
11 193 (8.98%) DevOps
12 156 (7.26%) UML
13 143 (6.65%) CRM
14 140 (6.51%) Business Intelligence
15 131 (6.10%) Software Engineering
16 127 (5.91%) E-Commerce
17 123 (5.72%) Migration
18 119 (5.54%) Stakeholder Management
19 116 (5.40%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 839 (39.04%) Java
2 396 (18.43%) JavaScript
3 354 (16.47%) SQL
4 323 (15.03%) C#
5 97 (4.51%) Python
6 92 (4.28%) Groovy
7 77 (3.58%) Scala
8 72 (3.35%) PL/SQL
9 70 (3.26%) C++
10 69 (3.21%) C
10 69 (3.21%) Ruby
11 60 (2.79%) T-SQL
12 54 (2.51%) PHP
13 42 (1.95%) Perl
14 40 (1.86%) Shell Script
15 39 (1.81%) Clojure
16 32 (1.49%) PowerShell
17 28 (1.30%) Bash Shell
18 23 (1.07%) Apex Code
19 17 (0.79%) Go
Qualifications
1 202 (9.40%) Security Cleared
2 162 (7.54%) SC Cleared
3 129 (6.00%) Degree
4 32 (1.49%) BPSS Clearance
5 26 (1.21%) DV Cleared
6 11 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (0.51%) Sun Certification
7 10 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
8 8 (0.37%) ISEB
8 8 (0.37%) MCSA
8 8 (0.37%) MCSD
8 8 (0.37%) MCSE
9 7 (0.33%) BC Cleared
9 7 (0.33%) Oracle Certification
10 5 (0.23%) CISSP
10 5 (0.23%) ISTQB
11 4 (0.19%) CESG Certified Professional
11 4 (0.19%) CLAS
12 3 (0.14%) A+ Certification
12 3 (0.14%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 116 (5.40%) QA
2 34 (1.58%) Disclosure Scotland
3 31 (1.44%) SLA
4 30 (1.40%) Data Quality
5 27 (1.26%) HL7
6 18 (0.84%) ISO 9001
7 12 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 11 (0.51%) COBIT
9 6 (0.28%) SEPA
10 4 (0.19%) ISO20022
10 4 (0.19%) JSP 440
10 4 (0.19%) RMADS
10 4 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 3 (0.14%) PCI DSS
12 1 (0.047%) ISO/IEC 12207
12 1 (0.047%) MiFID
System Software
1 89 (4.14%) Docker
2 51 (2.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (2.19%) Active Directory
4 46 (2.14%) Virtual Machines
5 33 (1.54%) Hyper-V
6 24 (1.12%) Xen
7 20 (0.93%) Oracle RAC
8 9 (0.42%) vSphere
9 7 (0.33%) XenDesktop
10 5 (0.23%) vCloud
11 4 (0.19%) Terminal Server
11 4 (0.19%) VMware ESX
11 4 (0.19%) XenApp
12 3 (0.14%) Firmware
12 3 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
13 2 (0.093%) GridGain
13 2 (0.093%) HDFS
14 1 (0.047%) KVM
14 1 (0.047%) LXC
14 1 (0.047%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 96 (4.47%) Puppet
2 33 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
3 25 (1.16%) Ansible
4 24 (1.12%) Microsoft Intune
5 22 (1.02%) HP Quality Center
6 15 (0.70%) Data Guard
7 13 (0.60%) Kubernetes
8 12 (0.56%) logstash
8 12 (0.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 12 (0.56%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 12 (0.56%) Tivoli
9 11 (0.51%) SCCM
10 10 (0.47%) CA Service Virtualization
10 10 (0.47%) CloudHub
10 10 (0.47%) SCOM
11 9 (0.42%) Nagios
11 9 (0.42%) Netcool
11 9 (0.42%) Oracle Identity Management
12 8 (0.37%) Ambari
12 8 (0.37%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 646 (30.06%) Oracle
2 310 (14.43%) Microsoft
3 187 (8.70%) IBM
4 100 (4.65%) SAP
5 82 (3.82%) Red Hat
6 80 (3.72%) Salesforce.com
7 69 (3.21%) VMware
8 58 (2.70%) MuleSoft
9 57 (2.65%) TIBCO
10 45 (2.09%) HP
11 40 (1.86%) CA
12 36 (1.68%) Citrix
12 36 (1.68%) WSO2
13 34 (1.58%) Talend
14 31 (1.44%) Informatica
15 29 (1.35%) Atlassian
16 27 (1.26%) Adobe
16 27 (1.26%) webMethods
17 26 (1.21%) ServiceNow
18 24 (1.12%) Splunk
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