The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 26 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SOA 9 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 4.35% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.49% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 0
Average daily rate
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£550 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £29.50 £32.10
% change year-on-year
+27.11% -8.09%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Exeter region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Exeter
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
164 67 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 79.23% 77.91% 77.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 41 35
Average daily rate £375 £379 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.99% +14.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £268 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 7
Average hourly rate £19.50 £11.00 £15.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.27% -28.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 2014.

SOA Daily Rate Histogram in Exeter

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 12 (75.00%) Oracle
2 11 (68.75%) Java
3 9 (56.25%) Oracle BPM
4 8 (50.00%) WebLogic
5 7 (43.75%) SQL
5 7 (43.75%) BPEL
6 6 (37.50%) Finance
6 6 (37.50%) XML
7 5 (31.25%) .NET
7 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
7 5 (31.25%) E-Commerce
7 5 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (31.25%) Oracle ADF
7 5 (31.25%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (31.25%) Oracle Database
8 4 (25.00%) Oracle Service Bus
8 4 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 4 (25.00%) jQuery
8 4 (25.00%) OWASP
8 4 (25.00%) BPMN
8 4 (25.00%) PCI DSS
8 4 (25.00%) Eclipse
8 4 (25.00%) UML
8 4 (25.00%) JDeveloper
8 4 (25.00%) HTML
8 4 (25.00%) J2EE
8 4 (25.00%) XSLT
8 4 (25.00%) CSS
8 4 (25.00%) Web Services
9 3 (18.75%) ITIL

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 8 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle Service Bus
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (6.25%) K2 blackpearl
Business Applications
1 9 (56.25%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle Database 11g
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Eclipse
1 4 (25.00%) JDeveloper
2 1 (6.25%) Grunt
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Back Office
2 1 (6.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Architect
1 5 (31.25%) Solutions Architect
1 5 (31.25%) Technical Leader
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle SOA Consultant
2 2 (12.50%) Technical Business Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle Consultant
2 2 (12.50%) SOA Consultant
2 2 (12.50%) Business Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Developer
2 2 (12.50%) Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Technical Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Middleware Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) SOA Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) XML
2 5 (31.25%) .NET
2 5 (31.25%) Oracle ADF
3 4 (25.00%) jQuery
3 4 (25.00%) HTML
3 4 (25.00%) J2EE
3 4 (25.00%) XSLT
3 4 (25.00%) CSS
3 4 (25.00%) Web Services
4 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (12.50%) RESTful
4 2 (12.50%) OpenID
4 2 (12.50%) SAML
5 1 (6.25%) Middleware
5 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) BPEL
2 5 (31.25%) E-Commerce
2 5 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (25.00%) OWASP
3 4 (25.00%) BPMN
3 4 (25.00%) UML
4 3 (18.75%) ITIL
4 3 (18.75%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (18.75%) Scrum
4 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (18.75%) TOGAF
4 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
4 3 (18.75%) Project Management
5 2 (12.50%) Coaching
5 2 (12.50%) BDD
5 2 (12.50%) Identity Management
5 2 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (6.25%) IT Governance
6 1 (6.25%) Automated Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) Java
2 7 (43.75%) SQL
3 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.25%) C#
4 1 (6.25%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) Oracle
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft