The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 22 January 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 41 32 41
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +9
Contract jobs citing SOA 10 26 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.03% 3.87% 3.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.39% 5.04% 3.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 20
Median daily rate £400 £265 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.94% -37.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £225 £395
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £400 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £50.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +17.64%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
419 516 608
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 85.16% 76.90% 81.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 283 366
Median daily rate £350 £349 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.35% -7.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £200 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 8
Median hourly rate £37.50 £33.71 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.24% +92.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.32 £16.50 £15.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.77 £49.41 £25.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

SOA
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

SOA Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for SOA.

1 20 (66.67%) Java
2 19 (63.33%) Microservices
3 13 (43.33%) Linux
3 13 (43.33%) REST
4 12 (40.00%) Software Engineering
5 11 (36.67%) Amazon AWS
5 11 (36.67%) Tomcat
5 11 (36.67%) JMS
6 10 (33.33%) HTTP
6 10 (33.33%) XQuery
6 10 (33.33%) Apache
6 10 (33.33%) XSLT
6 10 (33.33%) MySQL
6 10 (33.33%) XPath
6 10 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (30.00%) Spring
8 8 (26.67%) RESTful
8 8 (26.67%) NoSQL
9 6 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (20.00%) Maven
9 6 (20.00%) JSON
9 6 (20.00%) TDD
9 6 (20.00%) Web Services
10 5 (16.67%) Unix
10 5 (16.67%) C#
10 5 (16.67%) .NET
10 5 (16.67%) Groovy
10 5 (16.67%) Test Scripting
10 5 (16.67%) BDD
10 5 (16.67%) High Availability

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow 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 11 (36.67%) Tomcat
2 10 (33.33%) Apache
3 3 (10.00%) WebSphere
4 2 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (3.33%) IIS
5 1 (3.33%) JBoss
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 11 (36.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.33%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (3.33%) Amazon S3
3 1 (3.33%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (33.33%) HTTP
2 1 (3.33%) Broadband
2 1 (3.33%) DNS
2 1 (3.33%) DVB
2 1 (3.33%) iSCSI
2 1 (3.33%) SSH
2 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (33.33%) MySQL
2 8 (26.67%) NoSQL
3 3 (10.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.33%) DB2
5 1 (3.33%) HSQLDB
5 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
5 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (20.00%) Maven
2 3 (10.00%) JUnit
3 2 (6.67%) Bitbucket
3 2 (6.67%) Eclipse
3 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.67%) Gradle
3 2 (6.67%) Grunt
3 2 (6.67%) Jasmine
3 2 (6.67%) Karma Test Runner
3 2 (6.67%) Mockito
3 2 (6.67%) Subversion
4 1 (3.33%) Artifactory
4 1 (3.33%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.33%) LoadRunner
4 1 (3.33%) Selenium
General
1 4 (13.33%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Banking
2 2 (6.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 17 (56.67%) Developer
2 14 (46.67%) Java Developer
3 5 (16.67%) Software Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) AWS Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) AWS Software Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Integration Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Java Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Java Software Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Java Software Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Software Developer
5 2 (6.67%) .NET Developer
5 2 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (6.67%) C# Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Designer
5 2 (6.67%) Integration Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Solutions Designer
6 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
6 1 (3.33%) Performance Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (43.33%) REST
2 11 (36.67%) JMS
3 10 (33.33%) XSLT
4 9 (30.00%) Spring
5 8 (26.67%) RESTful
6 6 (20.00%) JSON
6 6 (20.00%) Web Services
7 5 (16.67%) .NET
8 4 (13.33%) Hibernate
8 4 (13.33%) XML
9 3 (10.00%) CSS
9 3 (10.00%) HTML
9 3 (10.00%) J2EE
9 3 (10.00%) SOAP
10 2 (6.67%) ActiveMQ
10 2 (6.67%) AngularJS
10 2 (6.67%) Apache Camel
10 2 (6.67%) HTML5
10 2 (6.67%) JAX-RS
10 2 (6.67%) React
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.00%) DataPower
2 3 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (43.33%) Linux
2 5 (16.67%) Unix
3 1 (3.33%) Android
3 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (63.33%) Microservices
2 12 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 10 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (20.00%) TDD
5 5 (16.67%) BDD
5 5 (16.67%) High Availability
5 5 (16.67%) Test Scripting
6 4 (13.33%) Migration
6 4 (13.33%) Scrum
7 3 (10.00%) MVC
8 2 (6.67%) Data Management
8 2 (6.67%) Data Modelling
8 2 (6.67%) Data Security
8 2 (6.67%) OOA/OOD
8 2 (6.67%) Service Delivery
8 2 (6.67%) UML
8 2 (6.67%) Use Case
8 2 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (6.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 20 (66.67%) Java
2 10 (33.33%) XPath
2 10 (33.33%) XQuery
3 5 (16.67%) C#
3 5 (16.67%) Groovy
4 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (10.00%) SQL
5 2 (6.67%) Perl
6 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.33%) Bourne shell
6 1 (3.33%) C++
6 1 (3.33%) Korn
6 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.33%) Python
6 1 (3.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) HND
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Docker
2 1 (3.33%) NFS
2 1 (3.33%) Samba
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) HP SiteScope
1 1 (3.33%) OpenView
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) IBM
2 1 (3.33%) HP
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle
2 1 (3.33%) Red Hat