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 2 May 2016 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 48 43 49
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +6
Contract jobs citing SOA 18 29 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.70% 3.22% 2.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.35% 3.83% 3.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 22 8
Median daily rate £425 £450 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +29.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £376 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £550 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £470 £431 £410
% change year-on-year
+9.12% +5.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £38.43 £46.00
% change year-on-year
+23.61% -16.46%
SOA
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
538 757 566
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 80.78% 84.02% 79.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 310 417 311
Median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £245 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 28 2
Median hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +14.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 £12.10 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £68.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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
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 May 2016.

SOA Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, 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 28 (65.12%) Java
2 21 (48.84%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (44.19%) Web Services
4 17 (39.53%) Middleware
5 15 (34.88%) REST
6 14 (32.56%) SOAP
6 14 (32.56%) Banking
7 13 (30.23%) SQL
8 11 (25.58%) Unix
8 11 (25.58%) Finance
8 11 (25.58%) IBM
8 11 (25.58%) DataPower
9 10 (23.26%) XML
9 10 (23.26%) UML
9 10 (23.26%) Docker
9 10 (23.26%) Microservices
10 9 (20.93%) DevOps
10 9 (20.93%) JBoss
10 9 (20.93%) XSD
10 9 (20.93%) HP
10 9 (20.93%) HTTP
10 9 (20.93%) WSDL
10 9 (20.93%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (20.93%) EAI
10 9 (20.93%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (20.93%) HP Quality Center
10 9 (20.93%) Maven
10 9 (20.93%) JSON
11 8 (18.60%) TOGAF
11 8 (18.60%) Content Management

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 9 (20.93%) JBoss
2 8 (18.60%) MQSeries
2 8 (18.60%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
3 3 (6.98%) WebLogic
3 3 (6.98%) WebSphere
3 3 (6.98%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (4.65%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (4.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (6.98%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 2 (4.65%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (2.33%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 8 (18.60%) PaaS
2 7 (16.28%) IaaS
3 2 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.65%) SaaS
4 1 (2.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (2.33%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.33%) Amazon S3
4 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.93%) HTTP
2 8 (18.60%) FTP
2 8 (18.60%) HTTPS
2 8 (18.60%) WinSCP
3 1 (2.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.98%) Oracle Database
1 3 (6.98%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (4.65%) NoSQL
2 2 (4.65%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.33%) Big Data
3 1 (2.33%) DB2
3 1 (2.33%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (2.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (20.93%) Maven
2 8 (18.60%) ClearCase
2 8 (18.60%) XMLSpy
3 3 (6.98%) Bitbucket
3 3 (6.98%) Eclipse
3 3 (6.98%) Git (software)
3 3 (6.98%) Gradle
3 3 (6.98%) JUnit
3 3 (6.98%) Mockito
3 3 (6.98%) Subversion
4 2 (4.65%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (2.33%) LoadRunner
5 1 (2.33%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.33%) StarTeam
5 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (32.56%) Banking
2 11 (25.58%) Finance
3 1 (2.33%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (34.88%) Architect
2 10 (23.26%) Developer
3 9 (20.93%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (13.95%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Java Architect
6 3 (6.98%) Designer
6 3 (6.98%) Java Developer
7 2 (4.65%) E-Commerce Specialist
7 2 (4.65%) Java Technical Architect
7 2 (4.65%) Oracle Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Oracle SOA Developer
7 2 (4.65%) SOA Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Solutions Designer
7 2 (4.65%) Technical Architect
8 1 (2.33%) Cloud Developer
8 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
8 1 (2.33%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.33%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
8 1 (2.33%) Senior Designer
8 1 (2.33%) TIBCO Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (44.19%) Web Services
2 17 (39.53%) Middleware
3 15 (34.88%) REST
4 14 (32.56%) SOAP
5 10 (23.26%) XML
6 9 (20.93%) JSON
6 9 (20.93%) WSDL
6 9 (20.93%) XSD
7 8 (18.60%) EDI
7 8 (18.60%) JMS
7 8 (18.60%) XSL
7 8 (18.60%) XSLT
8 4 (9.30%) Hibernate
8 4 (9.30%) Spring
9 3 (6.98%) ActiveMQ
9 3 (6.98%) Apache Camel
9 3 (6.98%) J2EE
9 3 (6.98%) JAX-RS
10 2 (4.65%) HTML5
10 2 (4.65%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.58%) DataPower
2 8 (18.60%) SWIFT
3 3 (6.98%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (6.98%) User Experience
4 2 (4.65%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.33%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 11 (25.58%) Unix
2 8 (18.60%) Linux
3 2 (4.65%) Windows
4 1 (2.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (48.84%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (23.26%) Microservices
2 10 (23.26%) UML
3 9 (20.93%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (20.93%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (20.93%) DevOps
3 9 (20.93%) EAI
4 8 (18.60%) Content Management
4 8 (18.60%) Defect Tracking
4 8 (18.60%) TOGAF
5 6 (13.95%) Configuration Management
5 6 (13.95%) Network Design
6 4 (9.30%) ETL
6 4 (9.30%) Mentoring
6 4 (9.30%) OO
6 4 (9.30%) OOA/OOD
6 4 (9.30%) SDLC
6 4 (9.30%) TDD
7 3 (6.98%) OOD
7 3 (6.98%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 28 (65.12%) Java
2 13 (30.23%) SQL
3 2 (4.65%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.65%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.33%) C#
4 1 (2.33%) C++
4 1 (2.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (6.98%) Degree
2 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (18.60%) HL7
1 8 (18.60%) SEPA
System Software
1 10 (23.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (20.93%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (13.95%) Ansible
2 6 (13.95%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (13.95%) Puppet
3 1 (2.33%) Kubernetes
3 1 (2.33%) Mesos
Vendors
1 11 (25.58%) IBM
2 9 (20.93%) HP
3 8 (18.60%) Remedy
4 5 (11.63%) Oracle
5 2 (4.65%) PayPal
5 2 (4.65%) Talend
6 1 (2.33%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.33%) Sybase
6 1 (2.33%) TIBCO