The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Glasgow region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 40 54 55
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +1
Contract jobs citing SOA 29 16 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 3.59% 2.04% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.67% 2.89% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 3
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£300 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £390 £400
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £29.50 £32.10
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -8.09%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
621 553 583
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 76.95% 70.45% 68.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 288 271
Average daily rate £350 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 13
Average hourly rate £14.00 £9.25 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.35% -2.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
SOA
Scotland

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 25 July 2014.

SOA Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 25 (53.19%) Java
2 23 (48.94%) SQL
2 23 (48.94%) Oracle
3 17 (36.17%) Finance
4 13 (27.66%) Oracle Database
5 12 (25.53%) Unit Testing
5 12 (25.53%) Spring
6 11 (23.40%) Web Services
6 11 (23.40%) XML
6 11 (23.40%) OO
6 11 (23.40%) Relational Database
7 9 (19.15%) Oracle EBS R12
7 9 (19.15%) Oracle Applications
8 8 (17.02%) Hibernate
8 8 (17.02%) JSON
9 7 (14.89%) ITIL
9 7 (14.89%) HTML
9 7 (14.89%) RDBMS
9 7 (14.89%) Oracle Database 11g
10 6 (12.77%) R
10 6 (12.77%) IBM
10 6 (12.77%) Middleware
10 6 (12.77%) PL/SQL
10 6 (12.77%) UNIX
10 6 (12.77%) Linux
10 6 (12.77%) UML
10 6 (12.77%) JBoss
10 6 (12.77%) Document Management
10 6 (12.77%) Oracle Workflow
10 6 (12.77%) Workflow

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 6 (12.77%) Oracle Workflow
2 5 (10.64%) Tomcat
3 4 (8.51%) Alfresco
4 3 (6.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (4.26%) Confluence
5 2 (4.26%) SharePoint
5 2 (4.26%) WebLogic
5 2 (4.26%) Apache
6 1 (2.13%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (2.13%) GlassFish
6 1 (2.13%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (19.15%) Oracle Applications
1 9 (19.15%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (10.64%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (8.51%) Oracle HRMS
3 4 (8.51%) Oracle Payroll
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (27.66%) Oracle Database
2 11 (23.40%) Relational Database
3 7 (14.89%) RDBMS
3 7 (14.89%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (10.64%) SQL Server
5 4 (8.51%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (6.38%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (4.26%) Ingres
8 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (2.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (8.51%) Oracle Forms
1 4 (8.51%) Subversion
2 3 (6.38%) Maven
2 3 (6.38%) Selenium
2 3 (6.38%) Artifactory
2 3 (6.38%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.26%) JIRA
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (2.13%) JUnit
General
1 17 (36.17%) Finance
2 5 (10.64%) Banking
3 2 (4.26%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.13%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 22 (46.81%) Developer
2 13 (27.66%) Java Developer
3 7 (14.89%) Consultant
4 6 (12.77%) Senior Developer
4 6 (12.77%) Technical Consultant
4 6 (12.77%) Oracle Consultant
4 6 (12.77%) Payroll Consultant
4 6 (12.77%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
4 6 (12.77%) Oracle HR Consultant
4 6 (12.77%) Oracle Technical Consultant
5 5 (10.64%) Java Technical Architect
5 5 (10.64%) Java Architect
5 5 (10.64%) Technical Architect
5 5 (10.64%) Architect
6 4 (8.51%) Solutions Designer
6 4 (8.51%) Oracle Developer
6 4 (8.51%) Designer
7 3 (6.38%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (6.38%) DBA
7 3 (6.38%) Java/J2EE Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (25.53%) Spring
2 11 (23.40%) Web Services
2 11 (23.40%) XML
3 8 (17.02%) Hibernate
3 8 (17.02%) JSON
4 7 (14.89%) HTML
5 6 (12.77%) Middleware
6 5 (10.64%) .NET
6 5 (10.64%) jQuery
7 4 (8.51%) SOAP
7 4 (8.51%) Gherkin
7 4 (8.51%) J2EE
7 4 (8.51%) CSS
7 4 (8.51%) XHTML
7 4 (8.51%) JMS
8 3 (6.38%) Apache Camel
8 3 (6.38%) Spring Security
8 3 (6.38%) RESTful
8 3 (6.38%) Java SE
9 2 (4.26%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 4 (8.51%) Open Source
2 3 (6.38%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.38%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.13%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.13%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.77%) UNIX
1 6 (12.77%) Linux
2 5 (10.64%) Windows
3 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (6.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (25.53%) Unit Testing
2 11 (23.40%) OO
3 7 (14.89%) ITIL
4 6 (12.77%) UML
4 6 (12.77%) Workflow
4 6 (12.77%) Document Management
5 5 (10.64%) Scrum
5 5 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (10.64%) Change Management
5 5 (10.64%) ETL
6 4 (8.51%) E-business
6 4 (8.51%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (8.51%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (8.51%) Waterfall
7 3 (6.38%) BDD
7 3 (6.38%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (6.38%) Low Latency
7 3 (6.38%) Release Management
7 3 (6.38%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (6.38%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 25 (53.19%) Java
2 23 (48.94%) SQL
3 6 (12.77%) PL/SQL
3 6 (12.77%) R
4 5 (10.64%) JavaScript
5 4 (8.51%) C#
5 4 (8.51%) Scala
6 3 (6.38%) Shell Script
7 2 (4.26%) C++
8 1 (2.13%) Jython
8 1 (2.13%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1 (2.13%) Degree
1 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) QA
2 2 (4.26%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 23 (48.94%) Oracle
2 6 (12.77%) JBoss
2 6 (12.77%) IBM
3 3 (6.38%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.38%) Sybase
4 2 (4.26%) Kofax
5 1 (2.13%) Twitter
5 1 (2.13%) ForgeRock