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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 41 23 28
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +5
Contract jobs citing SOA 15 34 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.49% 5.91% 5.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.20% 8.11% 6.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 30 19
Median daily rate £469 £594 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% +31.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £626 £710
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £466 £450
% change year-on-year
-3.48% +3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £50.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +42.85%

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
469 419 474
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 77.78% 72.87% 75.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 222 247
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 38 24
Median hourly rate £47.75 £37.50 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.33% +11.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £14.70 £15.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £49.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +45.45%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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
Watford - 4 £463 - 4
Welwyn Garden City -8 3 £600 +84.61%
St Albans -6 1 - -
SOA
East of England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 24 (55.81%) Oracle
1 24 (55.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 19 (44.19%) Oracle Database
3 14 (32.56%) TOGAF
4 13 (30.23%) WebLogic
4 13 (30.23%) Middleware
5 12 (27.91%) Internet
5 12 (27.91%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (25.58%) Oracle Fusion
6 11 (25.58%) Oracle Service Bus
7 10 (23.26%) Oracle EBS R12
7 10 (23.26%) Zachman Framework
7 10 (23.26%) Performance Tuning
7 10 (23.26%) Web Services
8 9 (20.93%) Unix
8 9 (20.93%) Oracle Database 12c
8 9 (20.93%) Enterprise Architecture
9 8 (18.60%) Oracle Database 11g
9 8 (18.60%) Cybersecurity
9 8 (18.60%) Forcepoint
9 8 (18.60%) Linux
9 8 (18.60%) SOAP
9 8 (18.60%) J2EE
9 8 (18.60%) JMS
9 8 (18.60%) Business Activity Monitoring
10 7 (16.28%) E-Commerce
10 7 (16.28%) Oracle EBS
10 7 (16.28%) Advertising
10 7 (16.28%) Mobile Device Management
11 6 (13.95%) E-business

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 24 (55.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 13 (30.23%) WebLogic
3 11 (25.58%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (4.65%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 10 (23.26%) Oracle EBS R12
2 7 (16.28%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (6.98%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (2.33%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (27.91%) Internet
2 3 (6.98%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (44.19%) Oracle Database
2 9 (20.93%) Oracle Database 12c
3 8 (18.60%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (9.30%) MySQL
5 3 (6.98%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 3 (6.98%) SoapUI
2 1 (2.33%) Rational Rose
General
1 7 (16.28%) Advertising
2 2 (4.65%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Retail
2 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 25 (58.14%) Architect
2 16 (37.21%) Solutions Architect
3 9 (20.93%) Oracle Specialist
3 9 (20.93%) Support Specialist
4 7 (16.28%) Consultant
4 7 (16.28%) DBA
4 7 (16.28%) Oracle Architect
4 7 (16.28%) Oracle Consultant
4 7 (16.28%) Oracle DBA
4 7 (16.28%) Oracle SOA Consultant
4 7 (16.28%) Security Architect
4 7 (16.28%) Security Solutions Architect
4 7 (16.28%) SOA Consultant
4 7 (16.28%) SOA Specialist
5 6 (13.95%) Administrator
5 6 (13.95%) Oracle SOA Administrator
5 6 (13.95%) SOA Administrator
6 5 (11.63%) Data Architect
6 5 (11.63%) Database Specialist
6 5 (11.63%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (30.23%) Middleware
2 11 (25.58%) Oracle Fusion
3 10 (23.26%) Web Services
4 8 (18.60%) J2EE
4 8 (18.60%) JMS
4 8 (18.60%) SOAP
5 5 (11.63%) XML
6 4 (9.30%) JSON
6 4 (9.30%) RESTful
6 4 (9.30%) XSLT
7 3 (6.98%) WSDL
7 3 (6.98%) XSD
8 2 (4.65%) REST
9 1 (2.33%) IBM Integration Bus
9 1 (2.33%) WebSphere MQ
9 1 (2.33%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.98%) Clustering
1 3 (6.98%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (6.98%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.93%) Unix
2 8 (18.60%) Linux
3 5 (11.63%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (32.56%) TOGAF
2 12 (27.91%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (23.26%) Performance Tuning
3 10 (23.26%) Zachman Framework
4 9 (20.93%) Enterprise Architecture
5 8 (18.60%) Business Activity Monitoring
5 8 (18.60%) Cybersecurity
6 7 (16.28%) E-Commerce
6 7 (16.28%) Mobile Device Management
7 6 (13.95%) E-business
8 5 (11.63%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (11.63%) Data Loss Prevention
8 5 (11.63%) DevOps
8 5 (11.63%) Technical Architecture
9 4 (9.30%) BPEL
9 4 (9.30%) Change Management
9 4 (9.30%) Coaching
9 4 (9.30%) Information Security
9 4 (9.30%) Mentoring
9 4 (9.30%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.95%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (6.98%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (6.98%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 24 (55.81%) Oracle
2 8 (18.60%) Forcepoint
3 4 (9.30%) IBM
4 1 (2.33%) JDA
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