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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 48 39 38
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -1
Contract jobs citing SOA 16 34 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.63% 3.87% 4.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.21% 4.68% 5.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 13
Median daily rate £475 £450 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +16.12%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £433
% change year-on-year
- +4.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £42.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +84.78%
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
499 726 702
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 82.07% 82.59% 81.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 366 314
Median daily rate £355 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 19 7
Median hourly rate £38.00 £39.00 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +147.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.60 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £59.00 £18.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-6.15% +26.21%

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 24 August 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 18 (69.23%) Java
2 14 (53.85%) Finance
3 13 (50.00%) Oracle
4 11 (42.31%) SQL
5 9 (34.62%) Web Services
6 8 (30.77%) Unix
6 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (30.77%) REST
7 7 (26.92%) Banking
7 7 (26.92%) Linux
7 7 (26.92%) SOAP
7 7 (26.92%) Sybase
8 6 (23.08%) C++
8 6 (23.08%) Perl
8 6 (23.08%) OO
8 6 (23.08%) JSON
9 5 (19.23%) Maven
9 5 (19.23%) Software Engineering
9 5 (19.23%) Scrum
9 5 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (19.23%) Multithreading
9 5 (19.23%) JBoss
9 5 (19.23%) DB2
9 5 (19.23%) Middleware
10 4 (15.38%) JMS
10 4 (15.38%) HTML
10 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
10 4 (15.38%) CSS
10 4 (15.38%) RESTful
10 4 (15.38%) Open Source

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 5 (19.23%) JBoss
2 1 (3.85%) IBM Transformation Extender
2 1 (3.85%) MQSeries
2 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) SaaS
2 2 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.69%) PaaS
3 1 (3.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (3.85%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (3.85%) Amazon S3
3 1 (3.85%) IaaS
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) HTTP
2 1 (3.85%) FTP
2 1 (3.85%) HTTPS
2 1 (3.85%) SSL
2 1 (3.85%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) DB2
2 3 (11.54%) NoSQL
2 3 (11.54%) Relational Database
3 2 (7.69%) MongoDB
3 2 (7.69%) RDBMS
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Maven
2 3 (11.54%) Artifactory
2 3 (11.54%) Jenkins
2 3 (11.54%) Selenium
3 2 (7.69%) ClearCase
3 2 (7.69%) LoadRunner
3 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.85%) Ant
4 1 (3.85%) Hudson
4 1 (3.85%) JIRA
4 1 (3.85%) JUnit
4 1 (3.85%) Mockito
4 1 (3.85%) SoapUI
4 1 (3.85%) Subversion
4 1 (3.85%) TeamCity
4 1 (3.85%) XMLSpy
General
1 14 (53.85%) Finance
2 7 (26.92%) Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Developer
2 7 (26.92%) Architect
3 5 (19.23%) C++ Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Java Developer
4 2 (7.69%) .NET Architect
4 2 (7.69%) Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Designer
4 2 (7.69%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (7.69%) Test Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) AWS Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Cloud Developer
5 1 (3.85%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Integration Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Java Scrum Master
5 1 (3.85%) Lead Designer
5 1 (3.85%) MongoDB Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Software Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Solutions Designer
5 1 (3.85%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (34.62%) Web Services
2 8 (30.77%) REST
3 7 (26.92%) SOAP
4 6 (23.08%) JSON
5 5 (19.23%) Middleware
6 4 (15.38%) CSS
6 4 (15.38%) HTML
6 4 (15.38%) JMS
6 4 (15.38%) RESTful
7 3 (11.54%) .NET
7 3 (11.54%) Gherkin
7 3 (11.54%) Hibernate
7 3 (11.54%) JPA
7 3 (11.54%) WSDL
7 3 (11.54%) XHTML
7 3 (11.54%) XML
8 2 (7.69%) Apache CXF
8 2 (7.69%) Spring
8 2 (7.69%) Spring Boot
8 2 (7.69%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (7.69%) User Experience
3 1 (3.85%) DataPower
3 1 (3.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (3.85%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (3.85%) SWIFT
3 1 (3.85%) Virtual Team
3 1 (3.85%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 8 (30.77%) Unix
2 7 (26.92%) Linux
3 2 (7.69%) Windows
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (23.08%) OO
3 5 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (19.23%) Multithreading
3 5 (19.23%) Scrum
3 5 (19.23%) Software Engineering
4 4 (15.38%) BDD
4 4 (15.38%) Open Source
4 4 (15.38%) Unit Testing
5 3 (11.54%) CRM
5 3 (11.54%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (11.54%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (7.69%) DevOps
6 2 (7.69%) High Availability
6 2 (7.69%) Load Testing
6 2 (7.69%) Low Latency
6 2 (7.69%) Microservices
6 2 (7.69%) Performance Optimisation
6 2 (7.69%) Test Scripting
6 2 (7.69%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 18 (69.23%) Java
2 11 (42.31%) SQL
3 6 (23.08%) C++
3 6 (23.08%) Perl
4 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.85%) C
5 1 (3.85%) C#
5 1 (3.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) HL7
1 1 (3.85%) QA
1 1 (3.85%) SEPA
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Docker
2 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.85%) Ansible
2 1 (3.85%) Kubernetes
2 1 (3.85%) Mesos
2 1 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (50.00%) Oracle
2 7 (26.92%) Sybase
3 3 (11.54%) HP
3 3 (11.54%) Red Hat
3 3 (11.54%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.85%) IBM
5 1 (3.85%) Perforce
5 1 (3.85%) Remedy
5 1 (3.85%) SAP
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