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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 40 42 46
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Contract jobs citing SOA 32 36 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 3.52% 4.14% 2.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.37% 5.17% 3.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 13 8
Average daily rate
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£450 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £263 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £400 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £435 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +16.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £36.25 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+17.24% +22.88%
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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
732 696 475
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 80.62% 80.00% 71.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 365 316 269
Average daily rate £350 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £251 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 9 8
Average hourly rate £50.00 £18.50 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+170.27% +94.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.20 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £35.00 £17.24
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.52 £25.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+26.29% -15.57%

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 1 September 2015.

SOA Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 27 (50.00%) Oracle
2 24 (44.44%) Middleware
3 23 (42.59%) Web Services
4 20 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (35.19%) Oracle Database 11g
5 19 (35.19%) Oracle Database
6 16 (29.63%) Finance
6 16 (29.63%) Java
7 15 (27.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 14 (25.93%) Oracle Fusion
9 13 (24.07%) WebLogic
10 11 (20.37%) Scrum
10 11 (20.37%) Spring
10 11 (20.37%) Oracle Service Bus
11 10 (18.52%) WebCenter
12 9 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
12 9 (16.67%) SaaS
12 9 (16.67%) PaaS
13 8 (14.81%) SQL
13 8 (14.81%) XML
14 7 (12.96%) Enterprise Architecture
14 7 (12.96%) Amazon AWS
14 7 (12.96%) Relational Database
14 7 (12.96%) Data Centre
15 6 (11.11%) Line Management
15 6 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
15 6 (11.11%) Enterprise Content Management
15 6 (11.11%) iPad
15 6 (11.11%) Content Management
15 6 (11.11%) BPEL

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 15 (27.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 13 (24.07%) WebLogic
3 11 (20.37%) Oracle Service Bus
4 5 (9.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 4 (7.41%) CMS
6 3 (5.56%) Drupal
6 3 (5.56%) Umbraco
7 2 (3.70%) JBoss
8 1 (1.85%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.85%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (1.85%) IIS
8 1 (1.85%) Oracle Application Server
Business Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.85%) TIBCO iProcess
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (1.85%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 9 (16.67%) SaaS
1 9 (16.67%) PaaS
2 7 (12.96%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (5.56%) IaaS
4 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.85%) CTI
1 1 (1.85%) Wireshark
1 1 (1.85%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (35.19%) Oracle Database 11g
1 19 (35.19%) Oracle Database
2 7 (12.96%) Relational Database
3 6 (11.11%) RDBMS
4 5 (9.26%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (3.70%) SQL Server
6 2 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.85%) DataStage
7 1 (1.85%) QualityStage
7 1 (1.85%) InterSystems Cache
7 1 (1.85%) Data Mart
7 1 (1.85%) Spotfire
7 1 (1.85%) Big Data
7 1 (1.85%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Subversion
2 2 (3.70%) Maven
2 2 (3.70%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (3.70%) NUnit
2 2 (3.70%) CruiseControl
2 2 (3.70%) TeamCity
2 2 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.70%) MSBuild
3 1 (1.85%) QUnit
3 1 (1.85%) Jasmine
3 1 (1.85%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.85%) Hudson
3 1 (1.85%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.85%) JDeveloper
3 1 (1.85%) Selenium
3 1 (1.85%) FitNesse
3 1 (1.85%) Fiddler
3 1 (1.85%) Ant
General
1 16 (29.63%) Finance
2 2 (3.70%) Banking
2 2 (3.70%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.85%) Private Banking
3 1 (1.85%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 21 (38.89%) Designer
2 15 (27.78%) SOA Designer
3 12 (22.22%) Architect
4 11 (20.37%) Consultant
5 10 (18.52%) SOA Consultant
5 10 (18.52%) Solutions Designer
6 9 (16.67%) Oracle SOA Consultant
6 9 (16.67%) Oracle Consultant
7 6 (11.11%) Analyst
7 6 (11.11%) Test Analyst
8 5 (9.26%) Technical Architect
9 4 (7.41%) Developer
10 3 (5.56%) Tester
10 3 (5.56%) Web Analyst
10 3 (5.56%) Web Test Analyst
11 2 (3.70%) C# .NET Developer
11 2 (3.70%) Enterprise Architect
11 2 (3.70%) Project Manager
11 2 (3.70%) Applications Architect
11 2 (3.70%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (44.44%) Middleware
2 23 (42.59%) Web Services
3 14 (25.93%) Oracle Fusion
4 11 (20.37%) Spring
5 10 (18.52%) WebCenter
6 8 (14.81%) XML
7 5 (9.26%) Hibernate
8 3 (5.56%) JSON
8 3 (5.56%) SOAP
9 2 (3.70%) XSLT
9 2 (3.70%) .NET
9 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET
9 2 (3.70%) CSS
9 2 (3.70%) RESTful
9 2 (3.70%) Apache Camel
9 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (3.70%) .NET Framework
9 2 (3.70%) WPF
9 2 (3.70%) LINQ
9 2 (3.70%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.96%) Data Centre
2 6 (11.11%) iPad
3 5 (9.26%) W3C
4 4 (7.41%) User Experience
5 3 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.85%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.85%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.56%) Linux
2 1 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.85%) UNIX
2 1 (1.85%) Windows
2 1 (1.85%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (20.37%) Scrum
3 9 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
4 7 (12.96%) Enterprise Architecture
5 6 (11.11%) Content Management
5 6 (11.11%) BPEL
5 6 (11.11%) E-Commerce
5 6 (11.11%) Enterprise Content Management
5 6 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
5 6 (11.11%) Line Management
6 5 (9.26%) Waterfall
6 5 (9.26%) Release Management
6 5 (9.26%) ERP
6 5 (9.26%) UML
6 5 (9.26%) OO
6 5 (9.26%) Project Planning
6 5 (9.26%) Performance Testing
7 3 (5.56%) Load Testing
7 3 (5.56%) OOD
7 3 (5.56%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 16 (29.63%) Java
2 8 (14.81%) SQL
3 4 (7.41%) PL/SQL
4 2 (3.70%) C#
4 2 (3.70%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.85%) Perl
5 1 (1.85%) Python
5 1 (1.85%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.85%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (9.26%) ISEB
2 3 (5.56%) ISEB Practitioner
2 3 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) QA
1 1 (1.85%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.85%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (9.26%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.85%) logstash
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 27 (50.00%) Oracle
2 5 (9.26%) Adobe
3 2 (3.70%) Sybase
3 2 (3.70%) SAP
4 1 (1.85%) IBM
4 1 (1.85%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.85%) Sun
4 1 (1.85%) HP
4 1 (1.85%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.85%) TIBCO