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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 21 20 25
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Contract jobs citing SOA 3 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 2.46% 2.36% 1.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.37% 3.45% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Average daily rate
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£275 £385 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -23.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £435 £377
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +15.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +18.64%
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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
89 87 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 72.95% 68.50% 71.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 42 62
Average daily rate £375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £521 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 11
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 August 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 (57.14%) Automated Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) QA
2 2 (28.57%) Selenium
2 2 (28.57%) Manual Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Time Management
2 2 (28.57%) Kanban
2 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
2 2 (28.57%) Games
2 2 (28.57%) Scrum
2 2 (28.57%) Cadence
2 2 (28.57%) Test-First Development
2 2 (28.57%) JUnit
2 2 (28.57%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) C++
2 2 (28.57%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) Sahi
2 2 (28.57%) WebDriver
2 2 (28.57%) Game Development
2 2 (28.57%) Unreal Engine
2 2 (28.57%) JProfiler
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 1 (14.29%) Unified Communications
3 1 (14.29%) REST
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (14.29%) IaaS
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (14.29%) WebLogic
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
1 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) SaaS
1 1 (14.29%) PaaS
1 1 (14.29%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) LAN
1 1 (14.29%) VoIP
1 1 (14.29%) WLAN
1 1 (14.29%) WAN
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
1 1 (14.29%) MPLS
1 1 (14.29%) FCAPS
1 1 (14.29%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) JUnit
1 2 (28.57%) Selenium
1 2 (28.57%) Sahi
1 2 (28.57%) WebDriver
1 2 (28.57%) JProfiler
General
1 2 (28.57%) Games
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Test Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
1 2 (28.57%) Test Team Leader
1 2 (28.57%) Team Leader
1 2 (28.57%) QA Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Lead Test Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Architect
1 2 (28.57%) Selenium Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Designer
2 1 (14.29%) SOA Designer
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Solutions Designer
2 1 (14.29%) Games Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
1 2 (28.57%) Unreal Engine
2 1 (14.29%) J2EE
2 1 (14.29%) SOAP
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (14.29%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (14.29%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) HPUX
1 1 (14.29%) Solaris
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Automated Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
2 2 (28.57%) Manual Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Time Management
2 2 (28.57%) Kanban
2 2 (28.57%) Scrum
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Test-First Development
2 2 (28.57%) Game Development
3 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
3 1 (14.29%) BPEL
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) UML
3 1 (14.29%) Six Sigma
3 1 (14.29%) CMMI
3 1 (14.29%) Workflow
3 1 (14.29%) Validation
3 1 (14.29%) QMS
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C#
1 2 (28.57%) C++
1 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (14.29%) MBA
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
1 2 (28.57%) Cadence
2 1 (14.29%) Mitel
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Sun
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) Siemens
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
2 1 (14.29%) VMware
Guildford, South East, United Kingdom
Microsoft
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Zubito
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 15 days ago