The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 120 122 127
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Contract jobs citing SOA 492 459 443
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.16% 1.96% 1.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.51% 2.35% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 340 311 263
Median daily rate £475 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £375 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £612 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £460 £438
% change year-on-year
-4.89% +5.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £43.50 - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £41.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
SOA
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 London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
19628 19494 19992
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 85.99% 83.33% 81.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 14059 13991 14192
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 201 218 253
Median hourly rate £24.72 £22.00 £21.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.36% +1.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.14 £13.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.35 £53.74 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.95% +30.76%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in London

SOA
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

SOA Daily Rate Trend in London

SOA
Daily Rate Histogram in London

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

SOA Daily Rate Histogram in London

SOA
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SOA across the London region.

SOA Hourly Rate Trend in London

SOA
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the London region over the 3 months to 29 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
City of London -25 58 £513 +2.50% 26
Croydon -10 12 £325 -27.77% 1
Docklands, London +12 4 £550 -8.33%
Canary Wharf +1 4 £475 -20.83%
Westminster - 4 £513 - 1
Bromley - 3 - -
Brentford - 2 £300 -
Hammersmith +3 1 - -
Uxbridge +1 1 £500 -
SOA
England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 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 London region with a requirement for SOA.

1 412 (44.98%) Agile Software Development
2 388 (42.36%) Java
3 284 (31.00%) Web Services
4 242 (26.42%) Oracle
5 222 (24.24%) TDD
6 196 (21.40%) Scrum
7 191 (20.85%) SQL
8 189 (20.63%) XML
9 181 (19.76%) Finance
10 174 (19.00%) JavaScript
11 170 (18.56%) HTML
12 161 (17.58%) .NET
13 147 (16.05%) CSS
13 147 (16.05%) REST
14 143 (15.61%) Continuous Integration
15 138 (15.07%) Linux
16 130 (14.19%) RESTful
17 126 (13.76%) SOAP
18 124 (13.54%) C#
19 122 (13.32%) Git (software)
20 118 (12.88%) Spring
20 118 (12.88%) SDLC
21 116 (12.66%) DevOps
22 114 (12.45%) Microservices
23 110 (12.01%) Data Modelling
24 107 (11.68%) HTML5
25 106 (11.57%) Middleware
26 104 (11.35%) J2EE
27 101 (11.03%) Jenkins
28 100 (10.92%) OO

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 72 (7.86%) WebLogic
2 56 (6.11%) Mule
3 41 (4.48%) WebSphere
4 39 (4.26%) JBoss
5 37 (4.04%) Oracle Service Bus
6 34 (3.71%) Tomcat
7 33 (3.60%) CMS
8 31 (3.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 26 (2.84%) Apache
10 24 (2.62%) Confluence
10 24 (2.62%) Mule ESB
11 21 (2.29%) Apache Spark
12 19 (2.07%) nginx
13 17 (1.86%) Apache Solr
13 17 (1.86%) Elasticsearch
14 16 (1.75%) SharePoint
15 12 (1.31%) BizTalk Server
15 12 (1.31%) Drupal
15 12 (1.31%) IIS
15 12 (1.31%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 19 (2.07%) MS Excel
2 8 (0.87%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 52 (5.68%) Oracle EBS
2 30 (3.28%) Oracle EBS R12
3 20 (2.18%) Dynamics CRM
3 20 (2.18%) Oracle BPM
3 20 (2.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 16 (1.75%) Oracle Applications
5 15 (1.64%) Eloqua
6 10 (1.09%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 9 (0.98%) Documaker
7 9 (0.98%) Oracle Retail
8 8 (0.87%) Radian6
8 8 (0.87%) Social Studio
9 5 (0.55%) BusinessWorks
10 4 (0.44%) SAP GRC
11 3 (0.33%) Oracle FAH
11 3 (0.33%) Unit4 Business World
12 2 (0.22%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
12 2 (0.22%) Oracle Cash Management
12 2 (0.22%) Oracle Receivables
13 1 (0.11%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 77 (8.41%) Amazon AWS
2 57 (6.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 37 (4.04%) SaaS
4 27 (2.95%) GitHub
5 21 (2.29%) Cloud Computing
6 17 (1.86%) IaaS
7 15 (1.64%) Amazon S3
7 15 (1.64%) PaaS
7 15 (1.64%) Route 53
8 12 (1.31%) Amazon EC2
8 12 (1.31%) AWS CloudFormation
8 12 (1.31%) CloudFront
9 11 (1.20%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 10 (1.09%) Force.com
11 9 (0.98%) Amazon SQS
12 8 (0.87%) Amazon ELB
12 8 (0.87%) Amazon Kinesis
12 8 (0.87%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 7 (0.76%) AWS Lambda
14 5 (0.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 49 (5.35%) HTTP
2 29 (3.17%) Firewall
3 22 (2.40%) SSL
4 16 (1.75%) TCP/IP
5 13 (1.42%) FTP
5 13 (1.42%) LDAP
6 12 (1.31%) HTTPS
6 12 (1.31%) SNMP
7 11 (1.20%) CTI
7 11 (1.20%) LAN
7 11 (1.20%) SAN
7 11 (1.20%) WAN
8 8 (0.87%) AMQP
8 8 (0.87%) DNS
9 7 (0.76%) Kerberos
9 7 (0.76%) WinSCP
10 6 (0.66%) Internet
11 5 (0.55%) DHCP
11 5 (0.55%) Intrusion Detection
12 4 (0.44%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (10.15%) MongoDB
2 90 (9.83%) SQL Server
3 82 (8.95%) Oracle Database
4 76 (8.30%) Big Data
5 74 (8.08%) NoSQL
6 68 (7.42%) Data Warehouse
7 56 (6.11%) MySQL
8 54 (5.90%) Hadoop
9 51 (5.57%) PostgreSQL
10 45 (4.91%) Oracle Database 11g
11 40 (4.37%) Relational Database
12 38 (4.15%) Apache Cassandra
13 35 (3.82%) Oracle ODI
14 31 (3.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 24 (2.62%) DB2
16 22 (2.40%) SQL Server 2008
17 19 (2.07%) Oracle BI EE
18 17 (1.86%) Data Mining
19 16 (1.75%) CouchDB
19 16 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 122 (13.32%) Git (software)
2 101 (11.03%) Jenkins
3 97 (10.59%) JIRA
4 41 (4.48%) Maven
5 40 (4.37%) Subversion
6 38 (4.15%) SoapUI
7 36 (3.93%) Selenium
8 34 (3.71%) Team Foundation Server
9 33 (3.60%) IntelliJ
10 24 (2.62%) Cucumber
11 22 (2.40%) Eclipse
12 20 (2.18%) Gradle
13 19 (2.07%) JUnit
14 17 (1.86%) Grunt
15 16 (1.75%) Ant
16 13 (1.42%) NUnit
17 12 (1.31%) Visual Studio
18 11 (1.20%) ERwin
18 11 (1.20%) Hudson
18 11 (1.20%) TeamCity
General
1 181 (19.76%) Finance
2 73 (7.97%) Retail
3 71 (7.75%) Banking
4 59 (6.44%) Marketing
5 41 (4.48%) Telecoms
6 21 (2.29%) Investment Banking
6 21 (2.29%) Manufacturing
7 20 (2.18%) Electronics
8 18 (1.97%) Publishing
9 17 (1.86%) Financial Institution
10 15 (1.64%) Front Office
11 12 (1.31%) Law
12 10 (1.09%) Retail Banking
13 9 (0.98%) Automotive
13 9 (0.98%) Billing
14 7 (0.76%) Legal
15 6 (0.66%) Advertising
16 5 (0.55%) Back Office
17 4 (0.44%) Corporate Banking
18 3 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 332 (36.24%) Developer
2 303 (33.08%) Architect
3 119 (12.99%) Java Developer
4 112 (12.23%) Solutions Architect
5 62 (6.77%) .NET Developer
6 61 (6.66%) C# Developer
7 55 (6.00%) Consultant
8 46 (5.02%) Technical Architect
9 42 (4.59%) C# .NET Developer
9 42 (4.59%) Data Architect
9 42 (4.59%) Integration Architect
10 37 (4.04%) Java Architect
11 35 (3.82%) Senior Developer
11 35 (3.82%) SOA Architect
12 30 (3.28%) DBA
12 30 (3.28%) Full Stack Developer
13 29 (3.17%) Agile Developer
13 29 (3.17%) Oracle DBA
14 25 (2.73%) DevOps Engineer
15 23 (2.51%) Salesforce.com Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 284 (31.00%) Web Services
2 189 (20.63%) XML
3 170 (18.56%) HTML
4 161 (17.58%) .NET
5 147 (16.05%) CSS
5 147 (16.05%) REST
6 130 (14.19%) RESTful
7 126 (13.76%) SOAP
8 118 (12.88%) Spring
9 107 (11.68%) HTML5
10 106 (11.57%) Middleware
11 104 (11.35%) J2EE
12 96 (10.48%) JMS
13 89 (9.72%) JSON
14 76 (8.30%) AngularJS
15 68 (7.42%) XSLT
16 55 (6.00%) Hibernate
16 55 (6.00%) jQuery
16 55 (6.00%) Node.js
17 52 (5.68%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 46 (5.02%) Enterprise Software
2 43 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (3.38%) Data Integration
4 30 (3.28%) Computer Science
4 30 (3.28%) User Experience
5 28 (3.06%) Algorithms
5 28 (3.06%) Data Structures
6 26 (2.84%) DataPower
7 24 (2.62%) Mobile App
8 21 (2.29%) Data Centre
8 21 (2.29%) Management Information System
9 18 (1.97%) Clustering
10 17 (1.86%) Video on Demand
11 12 (1.31%) IVR
11 12 (1.31%) N-Tier
11 12 (1.31%) SWIFT
11 12 (1.31%) Virtual Team
12 11 (1.20%) Blog
12 11 (1.20%) Mainframe
13 10 (1.09%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 138 (15.07%) Linux
2 73 (7.97%) Unix
3 51 (5.57%) Windows
4 14 (1.53%) AIX
5 13 (1.42%) CentOS
6 12 (1.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (1.20%) Apple iOS
8 10 (1.09%) Windows Server
9 9 (0.98%) Android
10 8 (0.87%) Solaris
10 8 (0.87%) Windows Phone
11 7 (0.76%) Oracle Linux
12 6 (0.66%) Ubuntu
12 6 (0.66%) Windows 7
12 6 (0.66%) Windows Phone 8
12 6 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
13 4 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
14 3 (0.33%) Windows 8
14 3 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
15 1 (0.11%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 412 (44.98%) Agile Software Development
2 222 (24.24%) TDD
3 196 (21.40%) Scrum
4 143 (15.61%) Continuous Integration
5 118 (12.88%) SDLC
6 116 (12.66%) DevOps
7 114 (12.45%) Microservices
8 110 (12.01%) Data Modelling
9 100 (10.92%) OO
10 86 (9.39%) MVC
11 81 (8.84%) Open Source
11 81 (8.84%) UML
12 76 (8.30%) Mentoring
13 75 (8.19%) TOGAF
14 70 (7.64%) E-Commerce
15 69 (7.53%) Kanban
16 66 (7.21%) ETL
17 60 (6.55%) BDD
17 60 (6.55%) CRM
18 59 (6.44%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 388 (42.36%) Java
2 191 (20.85%) SQL
3 174 (19.00%) JavaScript
4 124 (13.54%) C#
5 58 (6.33%) Python
6 57 (6.22%) Scala
7 37 (4.04%) Ruby
8 32 (3.49%) PHP
9 26 (2.84%) PL/SQL
10 23 (2.51%) Groovy
11 22 (2.40%) Perl
12 19 (2.07%) Apex Code
12 19 (2.07%) C
13 16 (1.75%) T-SQL
13 16 (1.75%) XPath
14 15 (1.64%) C++
14 15 (1.64%) Shell Script
15 14 (1.53%) Bash Shell
15 14 (1.53%) XQuery
16 11 (1.20%) Go
Qualifications
1 44 (4.80%) Degree
2 27 (2.95%) Security Cleared
3 19 (2.07%) SC Cleared
4 9 (0.98%) ISEB
5 7 (0.76%) Oracle Certification
6 5 (0.55%) DV Cleared
6 5 (0.55%) ISTQB
6 5 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.44%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (0.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.33%) MCP
9 2 (0.22%) OCPJP
10 1 (0.11%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.11%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (8.19%) QA
2 13 (1.42%) Data Quality
3 7 (0.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (0.66%) SLA
5 3 (0.33%) ISO20022
5 3 (0.33%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.33%) SDET
6 2 (0.22%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (0.22%) EMIR
6 2 (0.22%) MiFID
7 1 (0.11%) HL7
7 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 22 (2.40%) Oracle RAC
2 18 (1.97%) Docker
3 12 (1.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (0.98%) Apache Flume
5 8 (0.87%) Active Directory
5 8 (0.87%) vCloud
6 4 (0.44%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.33%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.22%) GridGain
8 2 (0.22%) HDFS
8 2 (0.22%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.22%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.11%) Xen
9 1 (0.11%) XenApp
9 1 (0.11%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 43 (4.69%) Puppet
2 22 (2.40%) Ansible
3 18 (1.97%) Data Guard
4 14 (1.53%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (1.20%) HP Quality Center
5 11 (1.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 11 (1.20%) ZABBIX
6 10 (1.09%) Ambari
7 9 (0.98%) CloudHub
7 9 (0.98%) Rsyslog
8 8 (0.87%) DBAmp
8 8 (0.87%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 7 (0.76%) CA Service Virtualization
10 6 (0.66%) MOM
11 5 (0.55%) Grafana
11 5 (0.55%) StatsD
12 4 (0.44%) Kubernetes
13 3 (0.33%) OpenSSO
14 2 (0.22%) SCCM
14 2 (0.22%) SELinux
Vendors
1 242 (26.42%) Oracle
2 86 (9.39%) Microsoft
3 62 (6.77%) IBM
4 59 (6.44%) Salesforce.com
5 44 (4.80%) MuleSoft
6 41 (4.48%) SAP
7 36 (3.93%) Informatica
8 32 (3.49%) New Relic
9 26 (2.84%) Red Hat
10 18 (1.97%) TIBCO
10 18 (1.97%) VMware
11 15 (1.64%) Pega
11 15 (1.64%) Siebel
11 15 (1.64%) Sybase
12 14 (1.53%) Atlassian
13 13 (1.42%) Google
13 13 (1.42%) HP
13 13 (1.42%) Splunk
14 12 (1.31%) Hyperion
14 12 (1.31%) Teradata
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