The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 2 July 2015 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 28 51 54
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +3
Contract jobs citing SOA 41 16 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 4.84% 2.09% 2.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.99% 2.74% 3.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 5 12
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£450 £340 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.35% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £381 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £399
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.60 £40.50 £29.92
% change year-on-year
+0.24% +35.36%
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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 Glasgow region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
684 584 629
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 80.76% 76.34% 71.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 341 289 324
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £264 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £445 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 7 5
Average hourly rate £39.00 £18.00 £9.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+116.66% +94.59%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SOA across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOA across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015.

SOA Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 39 (52.70%) Oracle
2 34 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (41.89%) Web Services
4 30 (40.54%) Java
5 28 (37.84%) Oracle Database
6 23 (31.08%) Middleware
7 22 (29.73%) Finance
7 22 (29.73%) Oracle Database 11g
8 21 (28.38%) SQL
8 21 (28.38%) WebLogic
9 19 (25.68%) Spring
10 18 (24.32%) Scrum
10 18 (24.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 16 (21.62%) Relational Database
12 15 (20.27%) XML
13 14 (18.92%) PL/SQL
14 13 (17.57%) Oracle Service Bus
14 13 (17.57%) RDBMS
15 12 (16.22%) Hibernate
16 11 (14.86%) Oracle Database 10g
16 11 (14.86%) OO
16 11 (14.86%) Oracle Fusion
16 11 (14.86%) SDLC
17 10 (13.51%) Waterfall
17 10 (13.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 10 (13.51%) Performance Testing
17 10 (13.51%) WebCenter
17 10 (13.51%) UML
18 9 (12.16%) JavaScript
18 9 (12.16%) SaaS

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 21 (28.38%) WebLogic
2 18 (24.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 13 (17.57%) Oracle Service Bus
4 10 (13.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 5 (6.76%) CMS
5 5 (6.76%) GlassFish
6 3 (4.05%) Umbraco
6 3 (4.05%) Drupal
7 2 (2.70%) IIS
7 2 (2.70%) JBoss
8 1 (1.35%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.35%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.35%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (1.35%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (1.35%) AquaLogic
Business Applications
1 4 (5.41%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.35%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.35%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.35%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.35%) AquaLogic BPM
2 1 (1.35%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.16%) SaaS
1 9 (12.16%) PaaS
2 7 (9.46%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.05%) IaaS
4 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.35%) CTI
1 1 (1.35%) Wireshark
1 1 (1.35%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (37.84%) Oracle Database
2 22 (29.73%) Oracle Database 11g
3 16 (21.62%) Relational Database
4 13 (17.57%) RDBMS
5 11 (14.86%) Oracle Database 10g
6 8 (10.81%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (9.46%) SQL Server
8 5 (6.76%) MySQL
9 4 (5.41%) Oracle ODI
10 2 (2.70%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 2 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (1.35%) InterSystems Cache
11 1 (1.35%) Data Mart
11 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 5 (6.76%) Oracle APEX
2 4 (5.41%) Maven
3 3 (4.05%) Subversion
3 3 (4.05%) Selenium
3 3 (4.05%) FitNesse
3 3 (4.05%) Ant
3 3 (4.05%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.70%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (2.70%) NUnit
4 2 (2.70%) CruiseControl
4 2 (2.70%) MSBuild
4 2 (2.70%) TeamCity
4 2 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.35%) Hudson
5 1 (1.35%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.35%) QUnit
5 1 (1.35%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.35%) JDeveloper
5 1 (1.35%) Fiddler
General
1 22 (29.73%) Finance
2 7 (9.46%) Banking
3 2 (2.70%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.35%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.35%) Front Office
4 1 (1.35%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (37.84%) Designer
2 16 (21.62%) Solutions Designer
3 14 (18.92%) SOA Designer
4 12 (16.22%) Developer
4 12 (16.22%) Architect
5 10 (13.51%) Consultant
5 10 (13.51%) SOA Consultant
6 9 (12.16%) Oracle Consultant
6 9 (12.16%) Oracle SOA Consultant
7 8 (10.81%) Analyst
7 8 (10.81%) Test Analyst
8 6 (8.11%) Senior Designer
9 5 (6.76%) Technical Architect
10 4 (5.41%) .NET Developer
10 4 (5.41%) Technical Leader
11 3 (4.05%) Web Analyst
11 3 (4.05%) Web Test Analyst
11 3 (4.05%) Automation Test Analyst
11 3 (4.05%) Data Integration Developer
11 3 (4.05%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (41.89%) Web Services
2 23 (31.08%) Middleware
3 19 (25.68%) Spring
4 15 (20.27%) XML
5 12 (16.22%) Hibernate
6 11 (14.86%) Oracle Fusion
7 10 (13.51%) WebCenter
8 8 (10.81%) CSS
9 7 (9.46%) jQuery
10 6 (8.11%) Java EE
10 6 (8.11%) JSON
10 6 (8.11%) JSP
11 5 (6.76%) Oracle ADF
11 5 (6.76%) JRuby
11 5 (6.76%) Java EE 5
12 4 (5.41%) SOAP
12 4 (5.41%) .NET
12 4 (5.41%) RESTful
13 3 (4.05%) ASP.NET
13 3 (4.05%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.46%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.76%) User Experience
2 5 (6.76%) W3C
2 5 (6.76%) Data Integration
2 5 (6.76%) iPad
3 4 (5.41%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.35%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.35%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.81%) Linux
2 6 (8.11%) UNIX
3 2 (2.70%) Windows
3 2 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (24.32%) Scrum
3 11 (14.86%) OO
3 11 (14.86%) SDLC
4 10 (13.51%) Waterfall
4 10 (13.51%) UML
4 10 (13.51%) Performance Testing
5 8 (10.81%) Technical Architecture
5 8 (10.81%) OOD
5 8 (10.81%) ETL
5 8 (10.81%) Capacity Planning
5 8 (10.81%) Use Case
5 8 (10.81%) Mentoring
6 7 (9.46%) Release Management
6 7 (9.46%) Enterprise Architecture
7 6 (8.11%) TDD
7 6 (8.11%) Content Management
7 6 (8.11%) Enterprise Content Management
7 6 (8.11%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (8.11%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (40.54%) Java
2 21 (28.38%) SQL
3 14 (18.92%) PL/SQL
4 9 (12.16%) JavaScript
5 5 (6.76%) Jython
5 5 (6.76%) Groovy
6 4 (5.41%) C#
7 3 (4.05%) XPath
8 1 (1.35%) Python
8 1 (1.35%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.35%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (6.76%) ISEB
2 3 (4.05%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (2.70%) Degree
3 2 (2.70%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.35%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.35%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.35%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (6.76%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.35%) logstash
2 1 (1.35%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 39 (52.70%) Oracle
2 5 (6.76%) Adobe
3 2 (2.70%) Sybase
3 2 (2.70%) SAP
4 1 (1.35%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.35%) Sun
4 1 (1.35%) BEA
4 1 (1.35%) Red Hat
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £300 - £301 per day
Posted: 13 days ago