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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 39 46 52
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +6
Contract jobs citing SOA 36 16 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 4.14% 2.42% 1.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.29% 3.42% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 7
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£388 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £319 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £473 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £29.50 £32.30
% change year-on-year
+22.88% -8.66%
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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
680 468 593
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 78.16% 70.91% 70.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 264 287
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 12
Average hourly rate £17.50 £9.50 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+84.21% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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 29 August 2014.

SOA Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 24 (52.17%) Java
1 24 (52.17%) Oracle
2 22 (47.83%) SQL
3 15 (32.61%) Finance
4 14 (30.43%) Oracle Database
5 13 (28.26%) Relational Database
6 12 (26.09%) OO
7 11 (23.91%) XML
7 11 (23.91%) Spring
7 11 (23.91%) Oracle Database 11g
8 10 (21.74%) UNIX
9 9 (19.57%) Web Services
9 9 (19.57%) Linux
10 7 (15.22%) RDBMS
10 7 (15.22%) Oracle Workflow
10 7 (15.22%) Hibernate
10 7 (15.22%) Oracle Applications
10 7 (15.22%) Workflow
11 6 (13.04%) Banking
11 6 (13.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 6 (13.04%) Middleware
11 6 (13.04%) SOAP
11 6 (13.04%) R
11 6 (13.04%) Oracle EBS R12
11 6 (13.04%) Scala
11 6 (13.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 5 (10.87%) Performance Tuning
12 5 (10.87%) Unit Testing
12 5 (10.87%) Waterfall
12 5 (10.87%) Windows

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 7 (15.22%) Oracle Workflow
2 6 (13.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (10.87%) WebLogic
3 5 (10.87%) Tomcat
4 3 (6.52%) Oracle Service Bus
5 2 (4.35%) Confluence
5 2 (4.35%) GlassFish
5 2 (4.35%) SharePoint
5 2 (4.35%) Adobe CQ
6 1 (2.17%) Apache
6 1 (2.17%) Alfresco
Business Applications
1 7 (15.22%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (13.04%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (8.70%) Oracle Payroll
3 4 (8.70%) Oracle HRMS
4 2 (4.35%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (30.43%) Oracle Database
2 13 (28.26%) Relational Database
3 11 (23.91%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (15.22%) RDBMS
5 4 (8.70%) SQL Server
6 3 (6.52%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (4.35%) Ingres
7 2 (4.35%) MySQL
8 1 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Subversion
2 2 (4.35%) JIRA
2 2 (4.35%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (2.17%) JUnit
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle Forms
General
1 15 (32.61%) Finance
2 6 (13.04%) Banking
3 2 (4.35%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.17%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 23 (50.00%) Developer
2 14 (30.43%) Java Developer
3 8 (17.39%) Consultant
3 8 (17.39%) Designer
4 7 (15.22%) Oracle Technical Consultant
4 7 (15.22%) Oracle Consultant
4 7 (15.22%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
4 7 (15.22%) Oracle HR Consultant
4 7 (15.22%) Payroll Consultant
4 7 (15.22%) Technical Consultant
5 6 (13.04%) Senior Developer
6 5 (10.87%) Solutions Designer
7 3 (6.52%) Oracle Developer
7 3 (6.52%) DBA
7 3 (6.52%) Architect
7 3 (6.52%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Oracle SOA Developer
7 3 (6.52%) SOA Developer
7 3 (6.52%) SOA Designer
8 2 (4.35%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (23.91%) XML
1 11 (23.91%) Spring
2 9 (19.57%) Web Services
3 7 (15.22%) Hibernate
4 6 (13.04%) Middleware
4 6 (13.04%) SOAP
5 5 (10.87%) JMS
6 4 (8.70%) .NET
6 4 (8.70%) JSON
7 3 (6.52%) jQuery
7 3 (6.52%) Java EE 5
7 3 (6.52%) REST
7 3 (6.52%) J2EE
7 3 (6.52%) HTML
7 3 (6.52%) Oracle ADF
8 2 (4.35%) JSF
8 2 (4.35%) XSLT
8 2 (4.35%) CSS
8 2 (4.35%) JSP
8 2 (4.35%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (2.17%) Open Source
2 1 (2.17%) Hedge funds
2 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.17%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 10 (21.74%) UNIX
2 9 (19.57%) Linux
3 5 (10.87%) Windows
4 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.09%) OO
2 7 (15.22%) Workflow
3 5 (10.87%) Unit Testing
3 5 (10.87%) UML
3 5 (10.87%) ETL
3 5 (10.87%) Waterfall
3 5 (10.87%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (8.70%) ITIL
4 4 (8.70%) E-business
4 4 (8.70%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (6.52%) Use Case
5 3 (6.52%) Release Management
5 3 (6.52%) Performance Testing
5 3 (6.52%) Scrum
5 3 (6.52%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (6.52%) BPEL
5 3 (6.52%) Document Management
5 3 (6.52%) OOD
5 3 (6.52%) Service Management
5 3 (6.52%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (52.17%) Java
2 22 (47.83%) SQL
3 6 (13.04%) Scala
3 6 (13.04%) R
4 5 (10.87%) C#
5 4 (8.70%) PL/SQL
6 3 (6.52%) C++
6 3 (6.52%) JavaScript
7 2 (4.35%) Jython
7 2 (4.35%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1 (2.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.35%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 24 (52.17%) Oracle
2 5 (10.87%) IBM
3 3 (6.52%) Sybase
3 3 (6.52%) JBoss
4 2 (4.35%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.35%) Kofax
4 2 (4.35%) Twitter
5 1 (2.17%) ForgeRock
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Cathcart Associates
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 22 days ago