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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 50 51 38
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -13
Contract jobs citing SOA 10 21 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.72% 2.30% 4.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.09% 2.79% 5.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 15
Median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £450 £438
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.50 £41.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.87% +10.00%
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
479 754 691
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 82.16% 82.49% 82.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 385 334
Median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 13
Median hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.35 £14.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 25 September 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 20 (71.43%) Java
2 15 (53.57%) Finance
3 13 (46.43%) Oracle
4 11 (39.29%) Linux
5 10 (35.71%) Software Engineering
5 10 (35.71%) REST
6 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (32.14%) Web Services
6 9 (32.14%) Unix
6 9 (32.14%) SQL
7 7 (25.00%) JMS
7 7 (25.00%) Perl
7 7 (25.00%) Sybase
7 7 (25.00%) Banking
7 7 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
7 7 (25.00%) Microservices
8 6 (21.43%) NoSQL
8 6 (21.43%) C++
8 6 (21.43%) Tomcat
8 6 (21.43%) OO
9 5 (17.86%) SOAP
9 5 (17.86%) DB2
9 5 (17.86%) Scrum
9 5 (17.86%) BDD
9 5 (17.86%) Maven
9 5 (17.86%) Multithreading
10 4 (14.29%) Unit Testing
10 4 (14.29%) JSON
10 4 (14.29%) XPath
10 4 (14.29%) Spring

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 6 (21.43%) Tomcat
2 4 (14.29%) Apache
2 4 (14.29%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 7 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (10.71%) SaaS
3 1 (3.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (3.57%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (3.57%) Amazon S3
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) NoSQL
2 5 (17.86%) DB2
3 4 (14.29%) MySQL
4 3 (10.71%) Relational Database
5 2 (7.14%) MongoDB
5 2 (7.14%) RDBMS
5 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
6 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Maven
2 3 (10.71%) Artifactory
2 3 (10.71%) Jenkins
2 3 (10.71%) Selenium
3 2 (7.14%) JUnit
3 2 (7.14%) LoadRunner
3 2 (7.14%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.57%) Ant
4 1 (3.57%) ClearCase
4 1 (3.57%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.57%) Hudson
4 1 (3.57%) JIRA
4 1 (3.57%) Mockito
4 1 (3.57%) Subversion
4 1 (3.57%) TeamCity
General
1 15 (53.57%) Finance
2 7 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (46.43%) Developer
2 8 (28.57%) Architect
3 7 (25.00%) Java Developer
4 5 (17.86%) C++ Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Software Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) .NET Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Test Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Applications Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Cloud Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Java Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Java Software Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Java Software Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Non-Functional Tester
7 1 (3.57%) Scrum Master
7 1 (3.57%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (35.71%) REST
2 9 (32.14%) Web Services
3 7 (25.00%) JMS
4 5 (17.86%) SOAP
5 4 (14.29%) CSS
5 4 (14.29%) HTML
5 4 (14.29%) JSON
5 4 (14.29%) RESTful
5 4 (14.29%) Spring
5 4 (14.29%) XSLT
6 3 (10.71%) Gherkin
6 3 (10.71%) Hibernate
6 3 (10.71%) JPA
6 3 (10.71%) Middleware
6 3 (10.71%) XHTML
7 2 (7.14%) .NET
7 2 (7.14%) Apache CXF
7 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET
7 2 (7.14%) Spring Boot
8 1 (3.57%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (7.14%) User Experience
3 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (3.57%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.57%) Virtual Team
3 1 (3.57%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 11 (39.29%) Linux
2 9 (32.14%) Unix
3 1 (3.57%) Android
3 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) Software Engineering
2 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (25.00%) Microservices
4 6 (21.43%) OO
5 5 (17.86%) BDD
5 5 (17.86%) Multithreading
5 5 (17.86%) Scrum
6 4 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (14.29%) High Availability
6 4 (14.29%) Open Source
6 4 (14.29%) Unit Testing
7 3 (10.71%) CRM
7 3 (10.71%) DevOps
7 3 (10.71%) Non-Functional Testing
7 3 (10.71%) TOGAF
7 3 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (7.14%) Content Management
8 2 (7.14%) Data Modelling
8 2 (7.14%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 20 (71.43%) Java
2 9 (32.14%) SQL
3 7 (25.00%) Perl
4 6 (21.43%) C++
5 4 (14.29%) XPath
5 4 (14.29%) XQuery
6 3 (10.71%) Groovy
6 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.57%) C
7 1 (3.57%) Python
7 1 (3.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.57%) Kubernetes
2 1 (3.57%) Mesos
Vendors
1 13 (46.43%) Oracle
2 7 (25.00%) Sybase
3 3 (10.71%) Red Hat
3 3 (10.71%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (7.14%) HP
4 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.57%) Perforce
5 1 (3.57%) SAP
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