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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 31 45 53
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +8
Contract jobs citing SOA 41 30 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 4.78% 3.66% 2.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.88% 4.58% 3.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 7
Average daily rate
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£450 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £245 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £400 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £434 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.74% +8.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +22.80%
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
697 655 565
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 81.33% 79.98% 71.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 348 291 298
Average daily rate £350 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 9 10
Average hourly rate £39.00 £17.00 £9.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+129.41% +83.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 2015.

SOA Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 31 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 36 (51.43%) Oracle
2 31 (44.29%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (41.43%) Web Services
4 25 (35.71%) Oracle Database
5 24 (34.29%) Java
5 24 (34.29%) Middleware
6 21 (30.00%) Finance
7 19 (27.14%) Oracle Database 11g
8 18 (25.71%) SQL
8 18 (25.71%) WebLogic
9 16 (22.86%) XML
10 15 (21.43%) Scrum
10 15 (21.43%) Spring
10 15 (21.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 14 (20.00%) Oracle Service Bus
12 13 (18.57%) Relational Database
13 12 (17.14%) Oracle Fusion
14 11 (15.71%) PL/SQL
14 11 (15.71%) WebCenter
15 10 (14.29%) RDBMS
16 9 (12.86%) Technical Architecture
16 9 (12.86%) SaaS
16 9 (12.86%) PaaS
17 8 (11.43%) SDLC
17 8 (11.43%) Capacity Planning
17 8 (11.43%) Hibernate
17 8 (11.43%) Data Warehouse
17 8 (11.43%) OO
18 7 (10.00%) UML
18 7 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 18 (25.71%) WebLogic
2 15 (21.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 14 (20.00%) Oracle Service Bus
4 7 (10.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 5 (7.14%) CMS
6 3 (4.29%) Drupal
6 3 (4.29%) Umbraco
7 2 (2.86%) GlassFish
7 2 (2.86%) IIS
7 2 (2.86%) JBoss
8 1 (1.43%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.43%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.43%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (1.43%) Oracle Application Server
Business Applications
1 3 (4.29%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.43%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.43%) TIBCO iProcess
2 1 (1.43%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.43%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (1.43%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.86%) SaaS
1 9 (12.86%) PaaS
2 7 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.29%) IaaS
4 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.43%) CTI
1 1 (1.43%) Wireshark
1 1 (1.43%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (35.71%) Oracle Database
2 19 (27.14%) Oracle Database 11g
3 13 (18.57%) Relational Database
4 10 (14.29%) RDBMS
5 8 (11.43%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
7 5 (7.14%) SQL Server
8 4 (5.71%) Oracle ODI
9 2 (2.86%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 2 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (2.86%) MySQL
10 1 (1.43%) DataStage
10 1 (1.43%) QualityStage
10 1 (1.43%) InterSystems Cache
10 1 (1.43%) Data Mart
10 1 (1.43%) Spotfire
10 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (1.43%) Big Data
10 1 (1.43%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 4 (5.71%) Maven
2 3 (4.29%) Selenium
2 3 (4.29%) FitNesse
2 3 (4.29%) Ant
2 3 (4.29%) Subversion
2 3 (4.29%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.86%) MSBuild
3 2 (2.86%) TeamCity
3 2 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.86%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (2.86%) NUnit
3 2 (2.86%) CruiseControl
3 2 (2.86%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (1.43%) Fiddler
4 1 (1.43%) JDeveloper
4 1 (1.43%) Hudson
4 1 (1.43%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.43%) QUnit
4 1 (1.43%) Jasmine
General
1 21 (30.00%) Finance
2 4 (5.71%) Banking
3 2 (2.86%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.43%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.43%) Front Office
4 1 (1.43%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (35.71%) Designer
2 15 (21.43%) SOA Designer
3 12 (17.14%) Architect
3 12 (17.14%) Solutions Designer
4 11 (15.71%) Consultant
4 11 (15.71%) Developer
5 10 (14.29%) SOA Consultant
6 9 (12.86%) Oracle Consultant
6 9 (12.86%) Oracle SOA Consultant
7 8 (11.43%) Analyst
7 8 (11.43%) Test Analyst
8 5 (7.14%) Technical Architect
9 4 (5.71%) .NET Developer
10 3 (4.29%) Oracle Developer
10 3 (4.29%) Tester
10 3 (4.29%) Lead Designer
10 3 (4.29%) Data Integration Developer
10 3 (4.29%) Web Analyst
10 3 (4.29%) Web Test Analyst
10 3 (4.29%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (41.43%) Web Services
2 24 (34.29%) Middleware
3 16 (22.86%) XML
4 15 (21.43%) Spring
5 12 (17.14%) Oracle Fusion
6 11 (15.71%) WebCenter
7 8 (11.43%) Hibernate
8 6 (8.57%) JSON
9 5 (7.14%) CSS
10 4 (5.71%) .NET
10 4 (5.71%) SOAP
10 4 (5.71%) RESTful
10 4 (5.71%) jQuery
11 3 (4.29%) Java EE
11 3 (4.29%) WPF
11 3 (4.29%) ASP.NET
11 3 (4.29%) JSP
11 3 (4.29%) XML Schema
12 2 (2.86%) Oracle ADF
12 2 (2.86%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 6 (8.57%) Data Integration
2 6 (8.57%) iPad
3 5 (7.14%) W3C
3 5 (7.14%) User Experience
4 4 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.71%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.43%) Web 2.0
5 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.43%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.14%) Linux
2 3 (4.29%) UNIX
3 2 (2.86%) Windows
3 2 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.43%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (44.29%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (21.43%) Scrum
3 9 (12.86%) Technical Architecture
4 8 (11.43%) OO
4 8 (11.43%) Capacity Planning
4 8 (11.43%) SDLC
5 7 (10.00%) Waterfall
5 7 (10.00%) Line Management
5 7 (10.00%) Performance Testing
5 7 (10.00%) Release Management
5 7 (10.00%) UML
5 7 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 6 (8.57%) TDD
6 6 (8.57%) Content Management
6 6 (8.57%) BPEL
6 6 (8.57%) Data Modelling
6 6 (8.57%) E-Commerce
6 6 (8.57%) ETL
6 6 (8.57%) Enterprise Content Management
7 5 (7.14%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 24 (34.29%) Java
2 18 (25.71%) SQL
3 11 (15.71%) PL/SQL
4 6 (8.57%) JavaScript
5 4 (5.71%) C#
6 3 (4.29%) XPath
7 2 (2.86%) Groovy
7 2 (2.86%) Jython
8 1 (1.43%) Python
8 1 (1.43%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.43%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (7.14%) ISEB
2 3 (4.29%) ISEB Practitioner
2 3 (4.29%) Degree
3 2 (2.86%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.43%) QA
1 1 (1.43%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.43%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.43%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.43%) logstash
2 1 (1.43%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 36 (51.43%) Oracle
2 5 (7.14%) Adobe
3 2 (2.86%) Sybase
3 2 (2.86%) SAP
4 1 (1.43%) IBM
4 1 (1.43%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.43%) Sun
4 1 (1.43%) HP
4 1 (1.43%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.43%) TIBCO