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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 54 35 54
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +19
Contract jobs citing SOA 18 40 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.57% 4.44% 2.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.28% 5.38% 2.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 17 5
Median daily rate £475 £450 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +38.46%
UK excluding London median daily rate £470 £450 £416
% change year-on-year
+4.44% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £40.60 £43.25
% change year-on-year
+10.83% -6.12%
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
548 743 594
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 78.17% 82.46% 78.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 340 385 301
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £439 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 28 6
Median hourly rate £43.00 £36.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.44% +100.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 33 (68.75%) Java
2 22 (45.83%) Web Services
3 21 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (41.67%) Finance
5 18 (37.50%) SQL
5 18 (37.50%) REST
6 17 (35.42%) SOAP
6 17 (35.42%) Banking
7 15 (31.25%) Middleware
8 14 (29.17%) Oracle
9 13 (27.08%) Unix
10 11 (22.92%) IBM
10 11 (22.92%) JSON
10 11 (22.92%) DataPower
11 10 (20.83%) WSDL
11 10 (20.83%) HP
11 10 (20.83%) HP Quality Center
12 9 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (18.75%) JBoss
12 9 (18.75%) ClearCase
12 9 (18.75%) JMS
12 9 (18.75%) UML
12 9 (18.75%) XML
12 9 (18.75%) XSD
12 9 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (18.75%) Maven
12 9 (18.75%) HTTP
13 8 (16.67%) TOGAF
13 8 (16.67%) Content Management
13 8 (16.67%) HL7

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 (18.75%) JBoss
2 8 (16.67%) MQSeries
2 8 (16.67%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
3 3 (6.25%) WebSphere
3 3 (6.25%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (4.17%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (4.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (4.17%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.08%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 3 (6.25%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
1 3 (6.25%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.42%) PaaS
2 4 (8.33%) IaaS
3 3 (6.25%) SaaS
4 2 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (2.08%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (2.08%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (2.08%) Amazon S3
5 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.75%) HTTP
2 8 (16.67%) FTP
2 8 (16.67%) HTTPS
2 8 (16.67%) WinSCP
3 1 (2.08%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.33%) DB2
1 4 (8.33%) NoSQL
2 2 (4.17%) MongoDB
2 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (4.17%) RDBMS
2 2 (4.17%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.08%) Big Data
3 1 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.08%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 9 (18.75%) ClearCase
1 9 (18.75%) Maven
2 8 (16.67%) XMLSpy
3 4 (8.33%) JUnit
3 4 (8.33%) Mockito
3 4 (8.33%) Subversion
4 3 (6.25%) Bitbucket
4 3 (6.25%) Eclipse
4 3 (6.25%) Git (software)
4 3 (6.25%) Gradle
5 2 (4.17%) LoadRunner
5 2 (4.17%) Talend Open Studio
5 2 (4.17%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.08%) Ant
6 1 (2.08%) Artifactory
6 1 (2.08%) Hudson
6 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.08%) JIRA
6 1 (2.08%) Selenium
6 1 (2.08%) TeamCity
General
1 20 (41.67%) Finance
2 17 (35.42%) Banking
3 1 (2.08%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (37.50%) Architect
2 14 (29.17%) Developer
3 9 (18.75%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (10.42%) Java Developer
5 4 (8.33%) C++ Developer
5 4 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Java Architect
6 2 (4.17%) .NET Architect
6 2 (4.17%) Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Designer
6 2 (4.17%) Java Technical Architect
6 2 (4.17%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (4.17%) Oracle SOA Developer
6 2 (4.17%) SOA Developer
6 2 (4.17%) Technical Architect
6 2 (4.17%) Test Analyst
7 1 (2.08%) Applications Architect
7 1 (2.08%) Lead Designer
7 1 (2.08%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (45.83%) Web Services
2 18 (37.50%) REST
3 17 (35.42%) SOAP
4 15 (31.25%) Middleware
5 11 (22.92%) JSON
6 10 (20.83%) WSDL
7 9 (18.75%) JMS
7 9 (18.75%) XML
7 9 (18.75%) XSD
8 8 (16.67%) EDI
8 8 (16.67%) XSL
8 8 (16.67%) XSLT
9 5 (10.42%) Spring
10 4 (8.33%) Apache Camel
10 4 (8.33%) Hibernate
11 3 (6.25%) .NET
11 3 (6.25%) ActiveMQ
11 3 (6.25%) HTML
11 3 (6.25%) J2EE
11 3 (6.25%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.92%) DataPower
2 8 (16.67%) SWIFT
3 5 (10.42%) User Experience
4 4 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.08%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.08%) Virtual Team
5 1 (2.08%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 13 (27.08%) Unix
2 8 (16.67%) Linux
3 2 (4.17%) Windows
4 1 (2.08%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (18.75%) UML
3 8 (16.67%) Content Management
3 8 (16.67%) Defect Tracking
3 8 (16.67%) EAI
3 8 (16.67%) Microservices
3 8 (16.67%) TOGAF
4 7 (14.58%) DevOps
5 6 (12.50%) OO
6 5 (10.42%) ETL
6 5 (10.42%) Open Source
6 5 (10.42%) Scrum
7 4 (8.33%) Configuration Management
7 4 (8.33%) CRM
7 4 (8.33%) Multithreading
7 4 (8.33%) Network Design
7 4 (8.33%) OOA/OOD
7 4 (8.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 33 (68.75%) Java
2 18 (37.50%) SQL
3 4 (8.33%) C++
3 4 (8.33%) Perl
4 2 (4.17%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.17%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.08%) C
5 1 (2.08%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.67%) HL7
1 8 (16.67%) SEPA
2 1 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 8 (16.67%) Docker
2 1 (2.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (20.83%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (8.33%) Ansible
2 4 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (8.33%) Puppet
3 1 (2.08%) Kubernetes
3 1 (2.08%) Mesos
Vendors
1 14 (29.17%) Oracle
2 11 (22.92%) IBM
3 10 (20.83%) HP
4 8 (16.67%) Remedy
5 6 (12.50%) Sybase
6 3 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (4.17%) Microsoft
7 2 (4.17%) Talend
8 1 (2.08%) Perforce
8 1 (2.08%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.08%) SAP
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 27 days ago