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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 48 44 60
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +16
Contract jobs citing SOA 14 20 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.84% 2.70% 1.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.49% 3.66% 2.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 6
Median daily rate £438 £500 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +50.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £340 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £613 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £450 £440
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £41.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
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
562 547 677
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 73.85% 73.72% 80.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 303 277 404
Median daily rate £388 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £273 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 37 25
Median hourly rate £47.50 £21.53 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+120.67% +38.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £9.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £70.00 £37.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 27 September 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 27 September 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
Welwyn Garden City -1 3 £550 +46.66%
Watford -2 3 - - 2
St Albans +1 1 - - 1
SOA
East of England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 18 (72.00%) Oracle
2 11 (44.00%) Linux
2 11 (44.00%) TOGAF
3 10 (40.00%) Unix
4 9 (36.00%) IBM
4 9 (36.00%) Advertising
4 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (28.00%) Oracle EBS R12
5 7 (28.00%) Windows
6 6 (24.00%) ERP
6 6 (24.00%) Java
6 6 (24.00%) Maximo
6 6 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (24.00%) JSON
7 5 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (20.00%) MySQL
7 5 (20.00%) SOAP
7 5 (20.00%) Web Services
8 4 (16.00%) Amazon Redshift
8 4 (16.00%) XML
8 4 (16.00%) XSLT
8 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
8 4 (16.00%) HTML
8 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
8 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
8 4 (16.00%) CSS
8 4 (16.00%) Internet
8 4 (16.00%) Middleware
8 4 (16.00%) Data Architecture
8 4 (16.00%) Data Protection

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 (16.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle Service Bus
2 3 (12.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (28.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (24.00%) Maximo
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (8.00%) Primavera
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.00%) IaaS
3 1 (4.00%) PaaS
3 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) Internet
2 1 (4.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) MySQL
2 4 (16.00%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (16.00%) Amazon Redshift
2 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (12.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (8.00%) DB2
5 1 (4.00%) GIS
5 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
5 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (4.00%) CruiseControl
2 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.00%) MSBuild
2 1 (4.00%) Subversion
2 1 (4.00%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 9 (36.00%) Advertising
2 3 (12.00%) Retail
3 2 (8.00%) Finance
4 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (52.00%) Architect
2 12 (48.00%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (20.00%) Oracle Specialist
3 5 (20.00%) Support Specialist
4 4 (16.00%) Java Architect
5 3 (12.00%) Developer
5 3 (12.00%) E-Commerce Architect
5 3 (12.00%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
5 3 (12.00%) Java Solutions Architect
5 3 (12.00%) SOA Specialist
6 2 (8.00%) Administrator
6 2 (8.00%) Applications Specialist
6 2 (8.00%) Applications Support
6 2 (8.00%) DBA
6 2 (8.00%) ERP Specialist
6 2 (8.00%) ERP Support
6 2 (8.00%) Mobile Solutions Architect
6 2 (8.00%) Oracle DBA
6 2 (8.00%) Oracle SOA Administrator
6 2 (8.00%) SOA Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) JSON
2 5 (20.00%) SOAP
2 5 (20.00%) Web Services
3 4 (16.00%) AngularJS
3 4 (16.00%) CSS
3 4 (16.00%) HTML
3 4 (16.00%) jQuery
3 4 (16.00%) Middleware
3 4 (16.00%) XML
3 4 (16.00%) XSLT
4 3 (12.00%) .NET
4 3 (12.00%) Ajax
4 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (12.00%) HTML5
4 3 (12.00%) JMS
4 3 (12.00%) LESS
4 3 (12.00%) Node.js
4 3 (12.00%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (12.00%) RESTful
4 3 (12.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 11 (44.00%) Linux
2 10 (40.00%) Unix
3 7 (28.00%) Windows
4 3 (12.00%) Solaris
5 2 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) TOGAF
2 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (24.00%) ERP
4 4 (16.00%) Asset Management
4 4 (16.00%) Data Architecture
4 4 (16.00%) Data Protection
4 4 (16.00%) TDD
5 3 (12.00%) Business Activity Monitoring
5 3 (12.00%) Change Management
5 3 (12.00%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (12.00%) DevOps
5 3 (12.00%) E-Commerce
5 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (12.00%) Mobile Device Management
5 3 (12.00%) Project Planning
5 3 (12.00%) Zachman Framework
6 2 (8.00%) E-business
6 2 (8.00%) ETL
6 2 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 6 (24.00%) Java
2 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (12.00%) C#
4 2 (8.00%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
Vendors
1 18 (72.00%) Oracle
2 9 (36.00%) IBM
3 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (8.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.00%) Citrix
5 1 (4.00%) ESRI
5 1 (4.00%) Forcepoint
5 1 (4.00%) Talend
5 1 (4.00%) VMware