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 3 June 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 43 52 46
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -6
Contract jobs citing SOA 25 10 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.90% 1.41% 3.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.58% 1.87% 4.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 24
Average daily rate
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£450 £325 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -11.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £337 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.13 £49.25 £29.92
% change year-on-year
-40.86% +64.60%
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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
699 535 681
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 81.00% 75.46% 73.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 373 300 359
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £425 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 5 5
Average hourly rate £31.70 £21.00 £9.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.95% +127.02%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 3 June 2015.

SOA Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 34 (59.65%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (50.88%) Java
3 24 (42.11%) Oracle
3 24 (42.11%) Web Services
4 22 (38.60%) Finance
5 21 (36.84%) Spring
6 19 (33.33%) Oracle Database
7 18 (31.58%) SQL
8 15 (26.32%) Scrum
9 14 (24.56%) WebLogic
9 14 (24.56%) Relational Database
10 13 (22.81%) Hibernate
11 12 (21.05%) Oracle Database 11g
12 11 (19.30%) RDBMS
12 11 (19.30%) PL/SQL
12 11 (19.30%) XML
12 11 (19.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 10 (17.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 10 (17.54%) Performance Testing
13 10 (17.54%) Middleware
14 9 (15.79%) JavaScript
14 9 (15.79%) SDLC
15 8 (14.04%) SQL Server
15 8 (14.04%) OO
15 8 (14.04%) Data Warehouse
15 8 (14.04%) ETL
15 8 (14.04%) Oracle Database 10g
15 8 (14.04%) Banking
16 7 (12.28%) Linux
16 7 (12.28%) UML

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 14 (24.56%) WebLogic
2 11 (19.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 10 (17.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 7 (12.28%) Oracle Service Bus
5 5 (8.77%) CMS
5 5 (8.77%) GlassFish
6 3 (5.26%) Umbraco
6 3 (5.26%) Drupal
7 2 (3.51%) IIS
7 2 (3.51%) JBoss
8 1 (1.75%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.75%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (1.75%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (1.75%) AquaLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.75%) AquaLogic BPM
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.51%) SaaS
1 2 (3.51%) PaaS
1 2 (3.51%) IaaS
2 1 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.75%) CTI
1 1 (1.75%) Wireshark
1 1 (1.75%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 14 (24.56%) Relational Database
3 12 (21.05%) Oracle Database 11g
4 11 (19.30%) RDBMS
5 8 (14.04%) Oracle Database 10g
5 8 (14.04%) SQL Server
5 8 (14.04%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (8.77%) MySQL
7 4 (7.02%) Oracle ODI
8 2 (3.51%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (1.75%) InterSystems Cache
9 1 (1.75%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 5 (8.77%) Oracle APEX
2 4 (7.02%) Maven
3 3 (5.26%) Subversion
3 3 (5.26%) Selenium
3 3 (5.26%) FitNesse
3 3 (5.26%) Ant
3 3 (5.26%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.51%) NUnit
4 2 (3.51%) CruiseControl
4 2 (3.51%) MSBuild
4 2 (3.51%) TeamCity
4 2 (3.51%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.75%) Hudson
5 1 (1.75%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.75%) QUnit
5 1 (1.75%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.75%) JDeveloper
5 1 (1.75%) Fiddler
General
1 22 (38.60%) Finance
2 8 (14.04%) Banking
3 2 (3.51%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.75%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.75%) Front Office
4 1 (1.75%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (40.35%) Designer
2 16 (28.07%) Solutions Designer
3 13 (22.81%) Developer
4 8 (14.04%) Analyst
4 8 (14.04%) Test Analyst
5 7 (12.28%) Senior Designer
5 7 (12.28%) SOA Designer
6 4 (7.02%) Technical Leader
6 4 (7.02%) Lead Designer
6 4 (7.02%) .NET Developer
7 3 (5.26%) Oracle Developer
7 3 (5.26%) Architect
7 3 (5.26%) Tester
7 3 (5.26%) Consultant
7 3 (5.26%) Web Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) Web Test Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) Automation Test Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) SOA Consultant
7 3 (5.26%) Data Integration Developer
7 3 (5.26%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (42.11%) Web Services
2 21 (36.84%) Spring
3 13 (22.81%) Hibernate
4 11 (19.30%) XML
5 10 (17.54%) Middleware
6 7 (12.28%) CSS
7 6 (10.53%) JSON
7 6 (10.53%) jQuery
8 5 (8.77%) JRuby
8 5 (8.77%) Java EE 5
8 5 (8.77%) JSP
8 5 (8.77%) .NET
8 5 (8.77%) Oracle ADF
8 5 (8.77%) Java EE
9 4 (7.02%) RESTful
9 4 (7.02%) SOAP
9 4 (7.02%) Oracle Fusion
9 4 (7.02%) WebCenter
9 4 (7.02%) WPF
10 3 (5.26%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.77%) W3C
1 5 (8.77%) Data Integration
1 5 (8.77%) User Experience
2 4 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.51%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.75%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.75%) iPad
4 1 (1.75%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.28%) Linux
2 5 (8.77%) UNIX
3 3 (5.26%) Windows
3 3 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.75%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (59.65%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (26.32%) Scrum
3 10 (17.54%) Performance Testing
4 9 (15.79%) SDLC
5 8 (14.04%) OO
5 8 (14.04%) ETL
6 7 (12.28%) UML
6 7 (12.28%) Waterfall
7 6 (10.53%) Enterprise Content Management
7 6 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (10.53%) Capacity Planning
7 6 (10.53%) TDD
7 6 (10.53%) Content Management
7 6 (10.53%) Supplier Management
8 5 (8.77%) Use Case
8 5 (8.77%) Release Management
8 5 (8.77%) Data Modelling
8 5 (8.77%) OOD
8 5 (8.77%) Mentoring
9 3 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 29 (50.88%) Java
2 18 (31.58%) SQL
3 11 (19.30%) PL/SQL
4 9 (15.79%) JavaScript
5 5 (8.77%) C#
5 5 (8.77%) Jython
5 5 (8.77%) Groovy
6 3 (5.26%) XPath
7 1 (1.75%) Python
7 1 (1.75%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.75%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (8.77%) ISEB
2 3 (5.26%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (3.51%) Degree
3 2 (3.51%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.51%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.75%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.75%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (8.77%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.75%) logstash
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 24 (42.11%) Oracle
2 5 (8.77%) Adobe
3 2 (3.51%) Sybase
4 1 (1.75%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.75%) Sun
4 1 (1.75%) BEA
4 1 (1.75%) Red Hat