The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 51 45 47
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Contract jobs citing SOA 1 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.21% 1.43% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 1.95% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £460 £438
% change year-on-year
-4.89% +5.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £41.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
SOA
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
363 359 324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 77.90% 73.57% 68.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 214 166
Median daily rate £390 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £195 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 25 12
Median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -31.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.95% +30.76%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing SOA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

SOA
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SOA across the Gloucestershire region.

SOA Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 29 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for SOA.

1 10 (62.50%) Oracle
2 8 (50.00%) ERP
2 8 (50.00%) Oracle ERP
2 8 (50.00%) Oracle ASCP
2 8 (50.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (43.75%) Security Cleared
3 7 (43.75%) Oracle SCM
4 6 (37.50%) TOGAF
5 5 (31.25%) MODAF
5 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (31.25%) Zachman Framework
5 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
5 5 (31.25%) REST
6 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 4 (25.00%) Web Services
6 4 (25.00%) Migration
7 3 (18.75%) VMware
7 3 (18.75%) HL7
7 3 (18.75%) Xen
7 3 (18.75%) XML
7 3 (18.75%) XSD
7 3 (18.75%) ITIL
7 3 (18.75%) WSDL
7 3 (18.75%) Citrix
7 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Intune
7 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (18.75%) Data Migration
7 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
7 3 (18.75%) Docker
7 3 (18.75%) Virtual Environments

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 2 (12.50%) Confluence
2 1 (6.25%) Apache Spark
2 1 (6.25%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (6.25%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (50.00%) Oracle ASCP
1 8 (50.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 8 (50.00%) Oracle ERP
2 7 (43.75%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) GitHub
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Unified Communications
2 1 (6.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
1 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.25%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
1 2 (12.50%) JIRA
1 2 (12.50%) Maven
2 1 (6.25%) Hudson
2 1 (6.25%) Rational DOORS
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Architect
2 3 (18.75%) Consultant
2 3 (18.75%) Functional Consultant
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle Consultant
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle Functional Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Design Authority
4 1 (6.25%) Applications Architect
4 1 (6.25%) AWS Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Business Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Cloud Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Data Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle SOA Developer
4 1 (6.25%) SOA Architect
4 1 (6.25%) SOA Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) REST
2 4 (25.00%) Web Services
3 3 (18.75%) WSDL
3 3 (18.75%) XML
3 3 (18.75%) XSD
4 1 (6.25%) Middleware
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.25%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Unix
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
1 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
2 1 (6.25%) Windows 10
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) ERP
2 6 (37.50%) TOGAF
3 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (31.25%) MODAF
3 5 (31.25%) Zachman Framework
4 4 (25.00%) Migration
5 3 (18.75%) Data Migration
5 3 (18.75%) ITIL
5 3 (18.75%) Virtual Environments
6 2 (12.50%) Change Management
6 2 (12.50%) Coaching
6 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
6 2 (12.50%) Content Management
6 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
6 2 (12.50%) Release Management
6 2 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
6 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (12.50%) Threat Management
6 2 (12.50%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) Java
1 1 (6.25%) Python
1 1 (6.25%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) Security Cleared
2 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
3 2 (12.50%) DV Cleared
3 2 (12.50%) ISEB
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (6.25%) MCSA
4 1 (6.25%) MCSD
4 1 (6.25%) MCSE
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) HL7
2 2 (12.50%) COBIT
3 1 (6.25%) ISO 9001
3 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Docker
1 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (18.75%) Xen
2 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
3 1 (6.25%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Oracle
2 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
3 3 (18.75%) Citrix
3 3 (18.75%) VMware
4 2 (12.50%) Apple
5 1 (6.25%) Apprenda
5 1 (6.25%) Cloudera