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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 31 19 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Contract jobs citing SOA 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 1.10% 2.78% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.50% 4.23% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£385 £475 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.94% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £26.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+77.57% -25.69%
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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
133 71 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 73.48% 65.74% 68.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 59 33
Average daily rate £368 £403 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.69% +10.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £215 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £525 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 7
Average hourly rate £15.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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 24 October 2014, 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 5 (62.50%) PRINCE2
1 5 (62.50%) CDMA
1 5 (62.50%) GPRS
1 5 (62.50%) GSM
1 5 (62.50%) UMTS
1 5 (62.50%) PMP
1 5 (62.50%) PMI Certification
1 5 (62.50%) Project Management
1 5 (62.50%) Telecoms
1 5 (62.50%) TOGAF
1 5 (62.50%) Network Management
2 4 (50.00%) Customer Engagement
2 4 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (37.50%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (37.50%) Business Transformation
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database
3 3 (37.50%) Greenplum
3 3 (37.50%) NetCracker
3 3 (37.50%) OPNET
3 3 (37.50%) Cramer
3 3 (37.50%) BMC
3 3 (37.50%) Netcool
3 3 (37.50%) Remedy
3 3 (37.50%) Citrix
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle
4 2 (25.00%) WebLogic
4 2 (25.00%) Java
4 2 (25.00%) J2EE
4 2 (25.00%) JBoss
4 2 (25.00%) Hibernate

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 2 (25.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (25.00%) JBoss
1 2 (25.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) CDMA
1 5 (62.50%) GPRS
1 5 (62.50%) GSM
1 5 (62.50%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Maven
General
1 5 (62.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Architect
1 5 (62.50%) Solutions Architect
1 5 (62.50%) OSS Architect
1 5 (62.50%) OSS Solutions Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior J2EE Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (25.00%) J2EE Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) UML Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) J2EE
1 2 (25.00%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Project Management
1 5 (62.50%) TOGAF
1 5 (62.50%) PRINCE2
1 5 (62.50%) Network Management
2 4 (50.00%) Customer Engagement
2 4 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (37.50%) Business Transformation
4 2 (25.00%) Change Management
5 1 (12.50%) Scrum
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) Requirements Management
5 1 (12.50%) Use Case
5 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
5 1 (12.50%) UML
5 1 (12.50%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) PMP
1 5 (62.50%) PMI Certification
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Netcool
1 3 (37.50%) OPNET
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
1 3 (37.50%) Citrix
1 3 (37.50%) BMC
1 3 (37.50%) Remedy
1 3 (37.50%) Cramer
1 3 (37.50%) NetCracker
1 3 (37.50%) Greenplum