The first table below looks at the demand for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Exeter region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Exeter region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 19 20 16
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Contract jobs citing SOA 11 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 6.79% 1.20% 1.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.17% 1.75% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
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£450 £413 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £390 £400
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £29.50 £32.05
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -7.95%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Exeter
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
120 57 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 74.07% 68.67% 78.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 32 36
Average daily rate £370 £350 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £223 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 0
Average hourly rate £19.50 £11.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.27% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
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SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SOA across the Exeter region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

SOA
Daily Rate Trend in Exeter

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

SOA Daily Rate Trend in Exeter

SOA
Daily Rate Histogram in Exeter

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOA across the Exeter region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

SOA Daily Rate Histogram in Exeter

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Exeter 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 7 (63.64%) Oracle
1 7 (63.64%) BPEL
1 7 (63.64%) Oracle BPM
2 6 (54.55%) Java
2 6 (54.55%) WebLogic
3 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 5 (45.45%) SQL
3 5 (45.45%) Oracle ADF
3 5 (45.45%) Oracle Database
3 5 (45.45%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (36.36%) jQuery
4 4 (36.36%) J2EE
4 4 (36.36%) BPMN
4 4 (36.36%) PCI DSS
4 4 (36.36%) OWASP
4 4 (36.36%) Oracle Service Bus
4 4 (36.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (36.36%) HTML
4 4 (36.36%) Eclipse
4 4 (36.36%) JDeveloper
4 4 (36.36%) CSS
4 4 (36.36%) Web Services
4 4 (36.36%) XML
4 4 (36.36%) XSLT
4 4 (36.36%) UML
5 3 (27.27%) .NET
5 3 (27.27%) Scrum
5 3 (27.27%) Finance
6 2 (18.18%) BDD
6 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Exeter 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 6 (54.55%) WebLogic
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle Service Bus
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (9.09%) K2 blackpearl
3 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 7 (63.64%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (18.18%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle Database 11g
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle Database
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Eclipse
1 4 (36.36%) JDeveloper
2 1 (9.09%) Grunt
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Technical Leader
2 2 (18.18%) SOA Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Business Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle SOA Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) SOA Technical Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Technical Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Middleware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle ADF
2 4 (36.36%) jQuery
2 4 (36.36%) HTML
2 4 (36.36%) J2EE
2 4 (36.36%) CSS
2 4 (36.36%) Web Services
2 4 (36.36%) XML
2 4 (36.36%) XSLT
3 3 (27.27%) .NET
4 2 (18.18%) RESTful
4 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
5 1 (9.09%) Middleware
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) BPEL
2 4 (36.36%) BPMN
2 4 (36.36%) OWASP
2 4 (36.36%) UML
3 3 (27.27%) Scrum
4 2 (18.18%) BDD
5 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
5 1 (9.09%) TDD
5 1 (9.09%) MVC
5 1 (9.09%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) Java
2 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
2 5 (45.45%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) Clojure
3 1 (9.09%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Apache ZooKeeper
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Oracle