The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 59 46 58
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +12
Contract jobs citing SOA 1 27 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.14% 3.32% 1.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 4.49% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 23 5
Median daily rate - £500 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +66.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £450 £429
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +4.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +84.78%
SOA
East of England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
521 601 617
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 74.01% 73.83% 80.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 310 342
Median daily rate £420 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 47 28
Median hourly rate £45.00 £33.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% +120.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £9.00 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +30.16%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing SOA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

SOA
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

SOA Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for SOA.

1 15 (71.43%) Oracle
2 10 (47.62%) IBM
3 9 (42.86%) Maximo
4 7 (33.33%) Windows
4 7 (33.33%) ERP
5 6 (28.57%) Web Services
5 6 (28.57%) XML
5 6 (28.57%) Linux
5 6 (28.57%) Advertising
5 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (28.57%) Oracle EBS R12
6 5 (23.81%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (23.81%) Retail
6 5 (23.81%) TOGAF
6 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
6 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
6 5 (23.81%) CSS
6 5 (23.81%) JavaScript
6 5 (23.81%) C#
6 5 (23.81%) HTML
6 5 (23.81%) .NET
6 5 (23.81%) AngularJS
7 4 (19.05%) Amazon RDS
7 4 (19.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 4 (19.05%) Amazon Redshift
7 4 (19.05%) Unix
7 4 (19.05%) Finance
7 4 (19.05%) Data Protection Act
7 4 (19.05%) Asset Management
7 4 (19.05%) TDD

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 4 (19.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (4.76%) Apache
3 1 (4.76%) JBoss
3 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (42.86%) Maximo
2 6 (28.57%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (14.29%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (9.52%) Primavera
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 5 (23.81%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (9.52%) SaaS
4 1 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (4.76%) IaaS
4 1 (4.76%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) FTP
1 1 (4.76%) HTTP
1 1 (4.76%) HTTPS
1 1 (4.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 4 (19.05%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (19.05%) Amazon Redshift
3 2 (9.52%) DB2
3 2 (9.52%) MySQL
4 1 (4.76%) GIS
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
4 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 2 (9.52%) SoapUI
3 1 (4.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (4.76%) CruiseControl
3 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.76%) MSBuild
3 1 (4.76%) Subversion
3 1 (4.76%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (28.57%) Advertising
2 5 (23.81%) Retail
3 4 (19.05%) Finance
4 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.76%) Marketing
4 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Architect
2 7 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
3 6 (28.57%) Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Applications Specialist
4 2 (9.52%) Applications Support
4 2 (9.52%) Applications Support Specialist
4 2 (9.52%) Designer
4 2 (9.52%) ERP Specialist
4 2 (9.52%) ERP Support
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle Specialist
4 2 (9.52%) Support Specialist
4 2 (9.52%) Test Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) webMethods Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Agile Developer
5 1 (4.76%) C# WCF Developer
5 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Supply Chain Architect
5 1 (4.76%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) Web Services
1 6 (28.57%) XML
2 5 (23.81%) .NET
2 5 (23.81%) AngularJS
2 5 (23.81%) CSS
2 5 (23.81%) HTML
3 4 (19.05%) HTML5
3 4 (19.05%) jQuery
4 3 (14.29%) Ajax
4 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET
4 3 (14.29%) JSON
4 3 (14.29%) LESS
4 3 (14.29%) Node.js
4 3 (14.29%) REST
4 3 (14.29%) Sass
4 3 (14.29%) SOAP
4 3 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (14.29%) XSLT
5 2 (9.52%) Middleware
5 2 (9.52%) React
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.76%) Data Integration
4 1 (4.76%) FMCG
4 1 (4.76%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Windows
2 6 (28.57%) Linux
3 4 (19.05%) Unix
4 2 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) ERP
2 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (23.81%) TOGAF
4 4 (19.05%) Asset Management
4 4 (19.05%) Data Architecture
4 4 (19.05%) Data Protection
4 4 (19.05%) TDD
5 3 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (14.29%) ETL
5 3 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
6 2 (9.52%) EAI
6 2 (9.52%) Front End Development
6 2 (9.52%) ITIL
6 2 (9.52%) MVC
6 2 (9.52%) Portfolio Management
7 1 (4.76%) B2B
7 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce
7 1 (4.76%) Project Management
7 1 (4.76%) Scrum
7 1 (4.76%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) C#
1 5 (23.81%) JavaScript
2 3 (14.29%) Java
3 2 (9.52%) PHP
3 2 (9.52%) SQL
4 1 (4.76%) C
4 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (71.43%) Oracle
2 10 (47.62%) IBM
3 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
4 3 (14.29%) Red Hat
5 2 (9.52%) webMethods
6 1 (4.76%) Citrix
6 1 (4.76%) ESRI
6 1 (4.76%) Sybase
6 1 (4.76%) Talend
6 1 (4.76%) VMware
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