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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 42 47 46
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Contract jobs citing SOA 11 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.23% 0.66% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.93% 0.87% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 1
Median daily rate £638 £565 £510
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.93% +10.68%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.88% +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
376 345 281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 76.11% 75.33% 65.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 239 141
Median daily rate £400 £408 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.84% +4.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £265 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £483 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 14 29
Median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £27.50 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

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
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham +6 5 - -
SOA
South West

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 (66.67%) Oracle
2 8 (53.33%) ERP
2 8 (53.33%) Oracle ERP
2 8 (53.33%) Oracle ASCP
2 8 (53.33%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (46.67%) Oracle SCM
4 6 (40.00%) TOGAF
4 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
5 5 (33.33%) MODAF
5 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 5 (33.33%) Zachman Framework
6 4 (26.67%) REST
6 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
6 4 (26.67%) Web Services
6 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (26.67%) Migration
7 3 (20.00%) VMware
7 3 (20.00%) HL7
7 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (20.00%) Xen
7 3 (20.00%) XML
7 3 (20.00%) XSD
7 3 (20.00%) ITIL
7 3 (20.00%) WSDL
7 3 (20.00%) Citrix
7 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Intune
7 3 (20.00%) Data Migration
7 3 (20.00%) Virtual Environments
8 2 (13.33%) Threat Management
8 2 (13.33%) Windows Server

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 (13.33%) Confluence
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (6.67%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (53.33%) Oracle ASCP
1 8 (53.33%) Oracle EBS R12
1 8 (53.33%) Oracle ERP
2 7 (46.67%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Unified Communications
2 1 (6.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
1 2 (13.33%) JIRA
1 2 (13.33%) Maven
2 1 (6.67%) Hudson
2 1 (6.67%) Rational DOORS
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Architect
2 3 (20.00%) Consultant
2 3 (20.00%) Functional Consultant
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle Consultant
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle Functional Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Technical Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Technical Design Authority
4 1 (6.67%) Applications Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Business Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Data Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle SOA Developer
4 1 (6.67%) SOA Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) REST
1 4 (26.67%) Web Services
2 3 (20.00%) WSDL
2 3 (20.00%) XML
2 3 (20.00%) XSD
3 1 (6.67%) Middleware
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.67%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Unix
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
1 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (6.67%) Windows 10
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) ERP
2 6 (40.00%) TOGAF
3 5 (33.33%) MODAF
3 5 (33.33%) Zachman Framework
4 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (26.67%) Migration
5 3 (20.00%) Data Migration
5 3 (20.00%) ITIL
5 3 (20.00%) Virtual Environments
6 2 (13.33%) Capacity Management
6 2 (13.33%) Change Management
6 2 (13.33%) Coaching
6 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
6 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
6 2 (13.33%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (13.33%) Release Management
6 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (13.33%) Threat Management
6 2 (13.33%) UML
6 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) DV Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) ISEB
2 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (6.67%) MCSA
3 1 (6.67%) MCSD
3 1 (6.67%) MCSE
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) HL7
2 2 (13.33%) COBIT
3 1 (6.67%) ISO 9001
3 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (20.00%) Xen
2 2 (13.33%) Docker
2 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (6.67%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Oracle
2 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (20.00%) Citrix
3 3 (20.00%) VMware
4 2 (13.33%) Apple