The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank - 29 23
Contract jobs citing SOA 0 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford - 0.98% 1.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.21% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
Average daily rate - £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
UK excluding London average daily rate £451 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.22% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £35.00 £35.35
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -0.99%
SOA
Surrey

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
95 165 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 81.90% 80.88% 77.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 95 68
Average daily rate £400 £375 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +0.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 2
Average hourly rate £41.25 £33.50 £127.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.13% -73.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SOA across the Guildford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

SOA
Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

SOA Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

SOA
Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SOA across the Guildford region.

SOA Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (60.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 3 (60.00%) TOGAF
2 2 (40.00%) Test-First Development
2 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Change Management
2 2 (40.00%) Games
2 2 (40.00%) Cadence
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) C++
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) CDMA
2 2 (40.00%) GPRS
2 2 (40.00%) GSM
2 2 (40.00%) PMP
2 2 (40.00%) PMI Certification
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (40.00%) UMTS
2 2 (40.00%) Kanban
2 2 (40.00%) Network Management
2 2 (40.00%) Game Development
2 2 (40.00%) Unreal Engine
3 1 (20.00%) Cerion
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) Data Centre

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
1 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Minerva
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) IaaS
1 1 (20.00%) PaaS
1 1 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) CDMA
1 2 (40.00%) GPRS
1 2 (40.00%) GSM
1 2 (40.00%) UMTS
2 1 (20.00%) FCAPS
2 1 (20.00%) Internet
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) MPLS
2 1 (20.00%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (20.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (20.00%) VoIP
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
1 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (40.00%) Games
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Architect
1 3 (60.00%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (40.00%) BSS Architect
2 2 (40.00%) BSS Solutions Architect
2 2 (40.00%) OSS Architect
2 2 (40.00%) OSS Solutions Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Telecoms Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Developer in Test
3 1 (20.00%) Development Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Games Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Games Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) ICT Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) HPUX
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Solaris
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 3 (60.00%) TOGAF
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Change Management
2 2 (40.00%) Game Development
2 2 (40.00%) Kanban
2 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Network Management
2 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) Test-First Development
3 1 (20.00%) CMMI
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
3 1 (20.00%) Six Sigma
3 1 (20.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C#
1 2 (40.00%) C++
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) PMI Certification
1 2 (40.00%) PMP
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) OPNET
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Cadence
2 1 (20.00%) Cerion
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Greenplum
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Mitel
2 1 (20.00%) NetCracker
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Siemens
2 1 (20.00%) Sun
2 1 (20.00%) Talend
2 1 (20.00%) VMware