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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 129 134 129
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Contract jobs citing SOA 423 383 420
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.97% 1.70% 1.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.32% 2.03% 2.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 247 287
Median daily rate £500 £500 £500
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £400 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £470 £450
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £44.25 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.62% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £48.75
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -7.69%
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
18239 18851 19054
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 84.79% 83.56% 80.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 13166 13449 14068
Median daily rate £480 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.78% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 194 230 244
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.62 £22.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% +1.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 +10 59 £550 - 31
Canary Wharf +10 7 £588 +46.87%
Docklands, London +2 4 £550 -
Hammersmith +4 3 £365 -27.00%
Bromley - 3 - -
Croydon -23 2 £355 -23.45%
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £410 -
Brentford - 2 £300 -
Uxbridge +6 1 £500 -
Westminster -5 1 £425 -6.79%
Hillingdon - 1 £450 -
Feltham - 1 - -
SOA
England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 8 December 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.

1 403 (44.04%) Agile Software Development
2 384 (41.97%) Java
3 283 (30.93%) Web Services
4 247 (26.99%) Oracle
5 244 (26.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 220 (24.04%) TDD
7 213 (23.28%) SQL
8 209 (22.84%) XML
9 172 (18.80%) JavaScript
10 169 (18.47%) Finance
11 167 (18.25%) .NET
12 161 (17.60%) Scrum
13 152 (16.61%) REST
14 148 (16.17%) HTML
15 140 (15.30%) CSS
16 136 (14.86%) RESTful
17 133 (14.54%) Spring
18 125 (13.66%) C#
19 121 (13.22%) J2EE
20 117 (12.79%) JSON
20 117 (12.79%) SDLC
21 116 (12.68%) OO
22 114 (12.46%) SQL Server
23 113 (12.35%) Continuous Integration
24 112 (12.24%) Git (software)
24 112 (12.24%) Data Modelling
25 107 (11.69%) Microservices
26 105 (11.48%) DevOps
27 103 (11.26%) SOAP
27 103 (11.26%) Jenkins

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
1 244 (26.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 51 (5.57%) WebLogic
3 41 (4.48%) Mule
4 36 (3.93%) Tomcat
5 35 (3.83%) Apache Spark
5 35 (3.83%) JBoss
6 32 (3.50%) WebSphere
7 28 (3.06%) CMS
7 28 (3.06%) Confluence
7 28 (3.06%) Elasticsearch
8 26 (2.84%) SharePoint
9 25 (2.73%) Oracle Service Bus
10 22 (2.40%) Mule ESB
11 18 (1.97%) Apache
11 18 (1.97%) BizTalk Server
12 16 (1.75%) IIS
12 16 (1.75%) WebLogic Portal
13 15 (1.64%) Apache Solr
13 15 (1.64%) Oracle Workflow
14 12 (1.31%) Drupal
Applications
1 25 (2.73%) MS Excel
2 7 (0.77%) MS Office
3 2 (0.22%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 40 (4.37%) Oracle EBS
2 26 (2.84%) Oracle BPM
3 24 (2.62%) Oracle EBS R12
4 19 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
5 15 (1.64%) Oracle Applications
5 15 (1.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 14 (1.53%) Eloqua
7 8 (0.87%) Radian6
7 8 (0.87%) Social Studio
8 7 (0.77%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 6 (0.66%) BusinessWorks
9 6 (0.66%) Oracle Retail
9 6 (0.66%) SAP GRC
10 4 (0.44%) Documaker
10 4 (0.44%) Payment Gateway
10 4 (0.44%) SAP MDM
11 2 (0.22%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
11 2 (0.22%) Oracle FAH
12 1 (0.11%) Oracle SCM
12 1 (0.11%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 70 (7.65%) Amazon AWS
2 64 (6.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 35 (3.83%) Cloud Computing
3 35 (3.83%) SaaS
4 18 (1.97%) PaaS
5 15 (1.64%) Route 53
6 14 (1.53%) Amazon Kinesis
6 14 (1.53%) AWS CloudFormation
6 14 (1.53%) IaaS
7 13 (1.42%) Amazon S3
8 12 (1.31%) GitHub
8 12 (1.31%) IBM Cloud
9 11 (1.20%) CloudFront
9 11 (1.20%) Force.com
10 10 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
10 10 (1.09%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 9 (0.98%) Office 365
12 7 (0.77%) Amazon ELB
12 7 (0.77%) Amazon SQS
12 7 (0.77%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 57 (6.23%) HTTP
2 30 (3.28%) Firewall
3 22 (2.40%) SSL
4 19 (2.08%) HTTPS
5 18 (1.97%) TCP/IP
6 17 (1.86%) FTP
6 17 (1.86%) SAN
7 15 (1.64%) LDAP
8 11 (1.20%) LAN
8 11 (1.20%) WAN
9 10 (1.09%) CTI
9 10 (1.09%) DNS
10 9 (0.98%) AMQP
10 9 (0.98%) Internet
11 7 (0.77%) Kerberos
11 7 (0.77%) WinSCP
12 6 (0.66%) SNMP
12 6 (0.66%) X.509
13 5 (0.55%) DHCP
14 4 (0.44%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (12.46%) SQL Server
2 83 (9.07%) MongoDB
3 77 (8.42%) Big Data
4 73 (7.98%) Oracle Database
5 72 (7.87%) NoSQL
6 64 (6.99%) Hadoop
7 63 (6.89%) Data Warehouse
8 60 (6.56%) Relational Database
9 48 (5.25%) PostgreSQL
10 36 (3.93%) MySQL
11 35 (3.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 34 (3.72%) Apache Cassandra
13 32 (3.50%) Oracle Database 11g
14 29 (3.17%) Apache Hive
15 25 (2.73%) Oracle ODI
15 25 (2.73%) SQL Server 2012
16 21 (2.30%) BusinessObjects
16 21 (2.30%) Oracle Database 10g
17 20 (2.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 19 (2.08%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 112 (12.24%) Git (software)
2 103 (11.26%) Jenkins
3 95 (10.38%) JIRA
4 52 (5.68%) Subversion
5 51 (5.57%) Maven
6 36 (3.93%) Selenium
7 34 (3.72%) Team Foundation Server
8 32 (3.50%) IntelliJ
9 30 (3.28%) SoapUI
10 23 (2.51%) Gradle
11 21 (2.30%) Ant
12 20 (2.19%) NUnit
13 19 (2.08%) JUnit
14 17 (1.86%) Eclipse
15 15 (1.64%) Mercurial
16 14 (1.53%) Cucumber
16 14 (1.53%) Oracle Forms
17 13 (1.42%) Visual Studio
18 12 (1.31%) Gerrit
18 12 (1.31%) Grunt
General
1 169 (18.47%) Finance
2 84 (9.18%) Banking
3 69 (7.54%) Retail
4 54 (5.90%) Marketing
5 33 (3.61%) Telecoms
6 21 (2.30%) Investment Banking
7 17 (1.86%) Front Office
8 16 (1.75%) Manufacturing
8 16 (1.75%) Publishing
9 15 (1.64%) Electronics
10 9 (0.98%) Automotive
10 9 (0.98%) Billing
11 7 (0.77%) Back Office
11 7 (0.77%) Financial Institution
11 7 (0.77%) Legal
11 7 (0.77%) Retail Banking
12 6 (0.66%) Law
13 5 (0.55%) Advertising
14 4 (0.44%) Games
15 3 (0.33%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 364 (39.78%) Developer
2 293 (32.02%) Architect
3 135 (14.75%) Java Developer
4 88 (9.62%) Solutions Architect
5 64 (6.99%) C# Developer
6 55 (6.01%) .NET Developer
7 48 (5.25%) Consultant
7 48 (5.25%) Data Architect
8 45 (4.92%) Integration Architect
8 45 (4.92%) Senior Developer
9 41 (4.48%) Technical Architect
10 40 (4.37%) C# .NET Developer
11 39 (4.26%) Agile Developer
12 35 (3.83%) SOA Architect
13 34 (3.72%) Java Architect
14 33 (3.61%) Full Stack Developer
15 29 (3.17%) DBA
15 29 (3.17%) SOA Developer
16 28 (3.06%) Oracle DBA
17 27 (2.95%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 283 (30.93%) Web Services
2 209 (22.84%) XML
3 167 (18.25%) .NET
4 152 (16.61%) REST
5 148 (16.17%) HTML
6 140 (15.30%) CSS
7 136 (14.86%) RESTful
8 133 (14.54%) Spring
9 121 (13.22%) J2EE
10 117 (12.79%) JSON
11 103 (11.26%) SOAP
12 98 (10.71%) HTML5
13 97 (10.60%) Middleware
14 94 (10.27%) AngularJS
15 73 (7.98%) XSLT
16 72 (7.87%) Hibernate
17 70 (7.65%) JMS
18 64 (6.99%) jQuery
19 56 (6.12%) .NET Framework
20 53 (5.79%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 52 (5.68%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (4.70%) Computer Science
3 36 (3.93%) Enterprise Software
4 32 (3.50%) Data Integration
5 26 (2.84%) Algorithms
6 25 (2.73%) Statistics
7 24 (2.62%) Data Structures
7 24 (2.62%) DataPower
8 22 (2.40%) Mobile App
9 21 (2.30%) Data Centre
10 20 (2.19%) User Experience
11 18 (1.97%) Clustering
11 18 (1.97%) Management Information System
12 15 (1.64%) Virtual Team
13 12 (1.31%) N-Tier
13 12 (1.31%) Social Media
14 11 (1.20%) Mainframe
14 11 (1.20%) Mathematics
15 10 (1.09%) IVR
16 9 (0.98%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 90 (9.84%) Linux
2 68 (7.43%) Unix
3 53 (5.79%) Windows
4 12 (1.31%) AIX
5 11 (1.20%) Apple iOS
6 10 (1.09%) CentOS
7 9 (0.98%) Android
8 8 (0.87%) Windows Phone
8 8 (0.87%) Windows Phone 8
9 7 (0.77%) Windows Server
10 5 (0.55%) Ubuntu
10 5 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.44%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.33%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.22%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.22%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (0.22%) Solaris
13 2 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 403 (44.04%) Agile Software Development
2 220 (24.04%) TDD
3 161 (17.60%) Scrum
4 117 (12.79%) SDLC
5 116 (12.68%) OO
6 113 (12.35%) Continuous Integration
7 112 (12.24%) Data Modelling
8 107 (11.69%) Microservices
9 105 (11.48%) DevOps
10 99 (10.82%) MVC
11 87 (9.51%) UML
12 82 (8.96%) BDD
13 72 (7.87%) E-Commerce
13 72 (7.87%) TOGAF
14 71 (7.76%) Kanban
15 70 (7.65%) ETL
16 65 (7.10%) CRM
17 64 (6.99%) Enterprise Architecture
18 62 (6.78%) Business Intelligence
19 59 (6.45%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 384 (41.97%) Java
2 213 (23.28%) SQL
3 172 (18.80%) JavaScript
4 125 (13.66%) C#
5 79 (8.63%) Python
6 72 (7.87%) Scala
7 35 (3.83%) PL/SQL
8 33 (3.61%) PHP
9 32 (3.50%) Ruby
10 27 (2.95%) XPath
11 25 (2.73%) T-SQL
12 24 (2.62%) R
13 23 (2.51%) Perl
14 21 (2.30%) C++
15 18 (1.97%) Apex Code
15 18 (1.97%) Bash Shell
16 17 (1.86%) C
16 17 (1.86%) Shell Script
17 14 (1.53%) ActionScript
17 14 (1.53%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 53 (5.79%) Degree
2 21 (2.30%) Security Cleared
3 17 (1.86%) ISEB
4 16 (1.75%) SC Cleared
5 11 (1.20%) ISTQB
6 9 (0.98%) Sun Certification
7 7 (0.77%) Oracle Certification
8 5 (0.55%) DV Cleared
8 5 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (0.33%) MCSE
10 2 (0.22%) MCP
11 1 (0.11%) CCNA
11 1 (0.11%) CEH
11 1 (0.11%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.11%) CISSP
11 1 (0.11%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.11%) MCDBA
11 1 (0.11%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.11%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (7.65%) QA
2 13 (1.42%) SLA
3 11 (1.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (0.87%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.55%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.33%) SDET
7 2 (0.22%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (0.22%) EMIR
7 2 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.22%) ISO20022
7 2 (0.22%) MiFID
8 1 (0.11%) HL7
8 1 (0.11%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.11%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.11%) RMADS
System Software
1 22 (2.40%) Oracle RAC
2 19 (2.08%) Docker
3 9 (0.98%) Apache Flume
4 8 (0.87%) Active Directory
4 8 (0.87%) vCloud
5 6 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.22%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (0.22%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.11%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.11%) XenApp
7 1 (0.11%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 43 (4.70%) Puppet
2 28 (3.06%) Ansible
3 22 (2.40%) MOM
4 18 (1.97%) Data Guard
5 15 (1.64%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 12 (1.31%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (1.31%) ZABBIX
7 11 (1.20%) Ambari
8 10 (1.09%) HP Quality Center
8 10 (1.09%) OpenSSO
9 9 (0.98%) Rsyslog
10 6 (0.66%) CA Service Virtualization
10 6 (0.66%) CloudHub
10 6 (0.66%) Grafana
10 6 (0.66%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 6 (0.66%) StatsD
11 5 (0.55%) DBAmp
12 4 (0.44%) CA Single Sign-On
12 4 (0.44%) OpenAM
13 3 (0.33%) logstash
Vendors
1 247 (26.99%) Oracle
2 77 (8.42%) Microsoft
3 72 (7.87%) IBM
4 67 (7.32%) Salesforce.com
5 57 (6.23%) SAP
6 38 (4.15%) MuleSoft
7 31 (3.39%) Sybase
8 30 (3.28%) New Relic
9 29 (3.17%) Informatica
10 27 (2.95%) Adobe
11 18 (1.97%) BEA
12 17 (1.86%) Red Hat
12 17 (1.86%) Splunk
13 14 (1.53%) HP
14 13 (1.42%) Atlassian
14 13 (1.42%) Google
14 13 (1.42%) WSO2
15 12 (1.31%) TIBCO
16 11 (1.20%) ATG
16 11 (1.20%) Teradata
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