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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 40 38 46
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +8
Contract jobs citing SOA 17 22 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 3.15% 2.79% 2.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.86% 3.69% 3.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 13
Median daily rate £319 £400 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.25% -3.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £272 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £430 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £470 £450
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 £45.00 £48.75
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
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
440 597 593
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 81.63% 75.76% 81.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 347 326
Median daily rate £370 £345 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.24% -3.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £195 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 7
Median hourly rate £38.00 £29.36 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.44% -16.12%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

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 7 December 2016.

SOA Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 23 (71.88%) Java
2 16 (50.00%) Microservices
3 13 (40.63%) REST
4 12 (37.50%) Linux
5 11 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (31.25%) Software Engineering
7 9 (28.13%) Spring
7 9 (28.13%) RESTful
7 9 (28.13%) Tomcat
7 9 (28.13%) Web Services
7 9 (28.13%) JMS
8 8 (25.00%) Finance
8 8 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
8 8 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (25.00%) Maven
8 8 (25.00%) JSON
9 7 (21.88%) XPath
9 7 (21.88%) HTTP
9 7 (21.88%) XQuery
9 7 (21.88%) SQL
9 7 (21.88%) MySQL
9 7 (21.88%) Oracle
9 7 (21.88%) Apache
9 7 (21.88%) XSLT
9 7 (21.88%) Unix
9 7 (21.88%) NoSQL
10 6 (18.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 6 (18.75%) BDD
10 6 (18.75%) SOAP
10 6 (18.75%) TDD

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 (28.13%) Tomcat
2 7 (21.88%) Apache
3 6 (18.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (9.38%) WebSphere
5 2 (6.25%) JBoss
5 2 (6.25%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (3.13%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 8 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.88%) HTTP
2 1 (3.13%) DNS
2 1 (3.13%) iSCSI
2 1 (3.13%) SSH
2 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.88%) MySQL
1 7 (21.88%) NoSQL
2 4 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 3 (9.38%) DB2
3 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
4 2 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (6.25%) MongoDB
4 2 (6.25%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.13%) HSQLDB
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (25.00%) Maven
2 4 (12.50%) JUnit
3 3 (9.38%) Mockito
3 3 (9.38%) Subversion
4 2 (6.25%) Artifactory
4 2 (6.25%) Bitbucket
4 2 (6.25%) Eclipse
4 2 (6.25%) Git (software)
4 2 (6.25%) Gradle
4 2 (6.25%) Grunt
4 2 (6.25%) Jasmine
4 2 (6.25%) Jenkins
4 2 (6.25%) Karma Test Runner
4 2 (6.25%) Selenium
5 1 (3.13%) Ant
5 1 (3.13%) ClearCase
5 1 (3.13%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.13%) Hudson
5 1 (3.13%) LoadRunner
5 1 (3.13%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (25.00%) Finance
2 5 (15.63%) Banking
3 2 (6.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 19 (59.38%) Developer
2 13 (40.63%) Java Developer
3 4 (12.50%) Software Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) C++ Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Integration Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) .NET Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Architect
5 2 (6.25%) AWS Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) AWS Software Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (6.25%) C# Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Integration Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Java Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Java Software Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Java Software Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
6 1 (3.13%) Java Scrum Master
6 1 (3.13%) SOA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (40.63%) REST
2 9 (28.13%) JMS
2 9 (28.13%) RESTful
2 9 (28.13%) Spring
2 9 (28.13%) Web Services
3 8 (25.00%) JSON
4 7 (21.88%) XSLT
5 6 (18.75%) SOAP
6 5 (15.63%) .NET
6 5 (15.63%) Hibernate
7 4 (12.50%) CSS
7 4 (12.50%) HTML
8 3 (9.38%) Apache Camel
8 3 (9.38%) J2EE
9 2 (6.25%) AngularJS
9 2 (6.25%) Gherkin
9 2 (6.25%) HTML5
9 2 (6.25%) JAX-RS
9 2 (6.25%) React
9 2 (6.25%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.38%) DataPower
2 3 (9.38%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.13%) Replication
3 1 (3.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (37.50%) Linux
2 7 (21.88%) Unix
3 1 (3.13%) Android
3 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (50.00%) Microservices
2 11 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (31.25%) Software Engineering
4 8 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (18.75%) BDD
5 6 (18.75%) Scrum
5 6 (18.75%) TDD
6 5 (15.63%) Test Scripting
7 4 (12.50%) High Availability
7 4 (12.50%) Migration
7 4 (12.50%) OO
8 3 (9.38%) Data Modelling
8 3 (9.38%) Multithreading
8 3 (9.38%) MVC
8 3 (9.38%) Unit Testing
9 2 (6.25%) CRM
9 2 (6.25%) Data Migration
9 2 (6.25%) Service Delivery
9 2 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (6.25%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 23 (71.88%) Java
2 7 (21.88%) SQL
2 7 (21.88%) XPath
2 7 (21.88%) XQuery
3 5 (15.63%) C#
3 5 (15.63%) Groovy
3 5 (15.63%) Perl
4 4 (12.50%) C++
4 4 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.13%) Bourne shell
5 1 (3.13%) Korn
5 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.13%) Python
5 1 (3.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Docker
2 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.13%) NFS
2 1 (3.13%) Samba
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) HP SiteScope
1 1 (3.13%) OpenView
Vendors
1 7 (21.88%) Oracle
2 5 (15.63%) Sybase
3 3 (9.38%) IBM
4 2 (6.25%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.13%) HP
5 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.13%) Perforce
5 1 (3.13%) Salesforce.com