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 2 July 2015 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 22 19 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing SOA 4 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 2.76% 4.38% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.12% 6.03% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £405 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £399
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.60 £40.50 £29.92
% change year-on-year
+0.24% +35.36%
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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
97 116 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 66.90% 72.50% 67.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 53 59
Average daily rate £450 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 22
Average hourly rate £15.67 £33.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.21% -10.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £14.85 £26.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.90 £33.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 2 July 2015, 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 4 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 2 (33.33%) Games
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) Cadence
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) TDD
2 2 (33.33%) Test-First Development
2 2 (33.33%) JUnit
2 2 (33.33%) C++
2 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Time Management
2 2 (33.33%) Kanban
2 2 (33.33%) QA
2 2 (33.33%) Selenium
2 2 (33.33%) Sahi
2 2 (33.33%) WebDriver
2 2 (33.33%) BDD
2 2 (33.33%) Game Development
2 2 (33.33%) JProfiler
3 1 (16.67%) REST
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) J2EE
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) WebLogic

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 (16.67%) WebLogic
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) JUnit
1 2 (33.33%) Selenium
1 2 (33.33%) Sahi
1 2 (33.33%) WebDriver
1 2 (33.33%) JProfiler
General
1 2 (33.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Software Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Test Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Test Team Leader
1 2 (33.33%) Team Leader
1 2 (33.33%) QA Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Lead Test Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Selenium Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Designer
2 1 (16.67%) SOA Designer
2 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) J2EE
1 1 (16.67%) SOAP
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
1 1 (16.67%) XML
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (16.67%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (16.67%) REST
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Time Management
2 2 (33.33%) Kanban
2 2 (33.33%) BDD
2 2 (33.33%) Game Development
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) TDD
2 2 (33.33%) Test-First Development
3 1 (16.67%) BPEL
3 1 (16.67%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C++
1 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (16.67%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Cadence
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat