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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 47 42 50
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +8
Contract jobs citing SOA 11 31 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.69% 3.80% 1.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.17% 4.94% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 24 4
Median daily rate £483 £488 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.02% +25.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £450 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £532 £546 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £470 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
+4.44% +6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £40.60 £43.25
% change year-on-year
+8.37% -6.12%
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
507 628 448
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 77.88% 76.96% 75.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 326 215
Median daily rate £425 £381 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.69% +1.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £296 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £538 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 52 29
Median hourly rate £34.00 £33.00 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +29.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £9.90 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £49.00 £39.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOA across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016.

SOA Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

SOA
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
St Albans - 2 - - 1
Cheshunt - 2 £490 -
SOA
East of England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 20 (57.14%) Oracle
2 12 (34.29%) IBM
2 12 (34.29%) C#
2 12 (34.29%) .NET
2 12 (34.29%) Maximo
3 11 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (28.57%) Windows
4 10 (28.57%) ERP
5 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
5 9 (25.71%) SOAP
5 9 (25.71%) Web Services
5 9 (25.71%) XML
5 9 (25.71%) REST
6 8 (22.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 8 (22.86%) Oracle EBS R12
6 8 (22.86%) Linux
6 8 (22.86%) Advertising
7 7 (20.00%) TOGAF
7 7 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
8 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (17.14%) Data Protection
8 6 (17.14%) Data Architecture
8 6 (17.14%) Data Protection Act
8 6 (17.14%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (17.14%) AngularJS
8 6 (17.14%) Amazon RDS
8 6 (17.14%) Amazon Redshift
8 6 (17.14%) TDD
8 6 (17.14%) Retail
8 6 (17.14%) Asset Management

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 8 (22.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (11.43%) Oracle Service Bus
3 3 (8.57%) JBoss
4 2 (5.71%) Confluence
4 2 (5.71%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.86%) Apache
5 1 (2.86%) NetWeaver
5 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (34.29%) Maximo
2 8 (22.86%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (8.57%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (5.71%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (5.71%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (5.71%) Primavera
5 1 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 7 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.71%) SaaS
4 1 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.86%) IaaS
4 1 (2.86%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) FTP
1 1 (2.86%) HTTP
1 1 (2.86%) HTTPS
1 1 (2.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.14%) Amazon RDS
1 6 (17.14%) Amazon Redshift
1 6 (17.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.71%) DB2
2 2 (5.71%) MySQL
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (2.86%) GIS
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.86%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.71%) CruiseControl
2 2 (5.71%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.71%) JIRA
2 2 (5.71%) SoapUI
2 2 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.71%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (2.86%) ERwin
3 1 (2.86%) FitNesse
3 1 (2.86%) MSBuild
3 1 (2.86%) MSTest
3 1 (2.86%) NUnit
3 1 (2.86%) SpecFlow
3 1 (2.86%) Subversion
3 1 (2.86%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (22.86%) Advertising
2 6 (17.14%) Finance
2 6 (17.14%) Retail
3 3 (8.57%) Legal
4 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.86%) Marketing
4 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (40.00%) Architect
2 12 (34.29%) Developer
3 8 (22.86%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (11.43%) .NET Developer
4 4 (11.43%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (11.43%) C# Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Consultant
5 3 (8.57%) Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Designer
5 3 (8.57%) Oracle Consultant
5 3 (8.57%) Technical Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Applications Specialist
6 2 (5.71%) Applications Support
6 2 (5.71%) Applications Support Specialist
6 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Software Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Software Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Support Specialist
6 2 (5.71%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (34.29%) .NET
2 9 (25.71%) REST
2 9 (25.71%) SOAP
2 9 (25.71%) Web Services
2 9 (25.71%) XML
3 6 (17.14%) AngularJS
3 6 (17.14%) CSS
3 6 (17.14%) HTML
4 5 (14.29%) jQuery
4 5 (14.29%) Middleware
4 5 (14.29%) XSLT
5 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET
5 4 (11.43%) HTML5
6 3 (8.57%) .NET Framework
6 3 (8.57%) Ajax
6 3 (8.57%) JSON
6 3 (8.57%) Node.js
6 3 (8.57%) Sass
6 3 (8.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (8.57%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Data Protection Act
2 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.57%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.86%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.86%) FMCG
4 1 (2.86%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.86%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (2.86%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 10 (28.57%) Windows
2 8 (22.86%) Linux
3 6 (17.14%) Unix
4 2 (5.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (28.57%) ERP
3 7 (20.00%) TOGAF
4 6 (17.14%) Asset Management
4 6 (17.14%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (17.14%) Data Architecture
4 6 (17.14%) Data Protection
4 6 (17.14%) TDD
5 5 (14.29%) Software Engineering
6 4 (11.43%) E-Commerce
6 4 (11.43%) Microservices
7 3 (8.57%) MVC
7 3 (8.57%) SOLID
7 3 (8.57%) System Integration Testing
8 2 (5.71%) BPEL
8 2 (5.71%) Business Activity Monitoring
8 2 (5.71%) Front End Development
8 2 (5.71%) High Availability
8 2 (5.71%) Logistics
8 2 (5.71%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 12 (34.29%) C#
2 6 (17.14%) JavaScript
3 5 (14.29%) SQL
4 3 (8.57%) Java
5 2 (5.71%) PHP
6 1 (2.86%) ABAP
6 1 (2.86%) C
6 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) Degree
1 1 (2.86%) HND
1 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) QA
2 1 (2.86%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 20 (57.14%) Oracle
2 12 (34.29%) IBM
3 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
4 5 (14.29%) Red Hat
5 2 (5.71%) webMethods
6 1 (2.86%) Apigee
6 1 (2.86%) Atlassian
6 1 (2.86%) Citrix
6 1 (2.86%) ESRI
6 1 (2.86%) hybris
6 1 (2.86%) Mashery
6 1 (2.86%) SAP
6 1 (2.86%) Splunk
6 1 (2.86%) Sybase
6 1 (2.86%) VMware