The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 144 106 92
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -14
Contract jobs citing SOA 349 435 486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.67% 2.07% 2.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.00% 2.58% 2.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 269 326
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £460 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.22% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £45.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%
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
17419 16877 17704
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 83.50% 80.49% 80.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 12421 12105 12118
Average daily rate £475 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 212 195 247
Average hourly rate £22.62 £21.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.20% -14.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £70.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SOA across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 13 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the London region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +3 47 £550 +22.22% 38
Croydon -6 5 £463 +15.62% 1
Enfield - 3 £625 -
Docklands, London +6 2 - -
Canary Wharf +4 2 £400 -15.78%
Hammersmith +1 2 £500 +6.10%
Wimbledon - 2 £450 -
Greenwich - 2 £453 -
Westminster - 2 £416 - 2
Osterley +2 1 £400 -18.36%
Chessington - 1 - -
SOA
England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing SOA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SOA.

1 374 (49.54%) Agile Software Development
2 285 (37.75%) Java
3 205 (27.15%) TDD
4 201 (26.62%) Oracle
5 193 (25.56%) Web Services
6 189 (25.03%) Finance
7 184 (24.37%) SQL
8 183 (24.24%) .NET
9 169 (22.38%) JavaScript
10 166 (21.99%) HTML
11 153 (20.26%) C#
12 136 (18.01%) Scrum
12 136 (18.01%) RESTful
13 135 (17.88%) XML
14 128 (16.95%) CSS
15 118 (15.63%) Banking
16 117 (15.50%) OO
17 116 (15.36%) REST
18 113 (14.97%) Continuous Integration
19 112 (14.83%) SQL Server
20 108 (14.30%) Git (software)
21 107 (14.17%) Microsoft
22 104 (13.77%) SOAP
23 95 (12.58%) HTML5
24 88 (11.66%) SDLC
25 87 (11.52%) Middleware
26 79 (10.46%) Linux
26 79 (10.46%) E-Commerce
27 76 (10.07%) WCF
28 74 (9.80%) BDD

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing SOA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SOA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 50 (6.62%) WebSphere
2 44 (5.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 40 (5.30%) WebLogic
4 37 (4.90%) BizTalk Server
5 35 (4.64%) Node.js
6 33 (4.37%) Apache
7 31 (4.11%) CMS
8 23 (3.05%) JBoss
9 19 (2.52%) IIS
10 18 (2.38%) Confluence
10 18 (2.38%) Elasticsearch
10 18 (2.38%) Oracle Service Bus
10 18 (2.38%) Tomcat
11 17 (2.25%) Mule
12 12 (1.59%) Mule ESB
13 11 (1.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 10 (1.32%) Apache Solr
14 10 (1.32%) Oracle Coherence
14 10 (1.32%) Oracle Workflow
15 9 (1.19%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 26 (3.44%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.79%) MS Office
2 6 (0.79%) MS Project
3 5 (0.66%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.26%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (0.13%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 31 (4.11%) Oracle EBS
2 18 (2.38%) Oracle BPM
3 16 (2.12%) Oracle EBS R12
4 12 (1.59%) Oracle Applications
5 7 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
6 6 (0.79%) BusinessWorks
6 6 (0.79%) Oracle ERP
7 5 (0.66%) Oracle Payables
8 4 (0.53%) Payment Gateway
9 3 (0.40%) HFM
9 3 (0.40%) RMDS
10 2 (0.26%) CA PPM
10 2 (0.26%) Documaker
10 2 (0.26%) ION MarketView
10 2 (0.26%) Oracle CRM
10 2 (0.26%) Oracle FAH
11 1 (0.13%) Magento
11 1 (0.13%) Oracle iProcurement
11 1 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
11 1 (0.13%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 36 (4.77%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (3.05%) SaaS
3 14 (1.85%) GitHub
3 14 (1.85%) PaaS
4 12 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
5 11 (1.46%) IaaS
6 10 (1.32%) Amazon SQS
7 9 (1.19%) Amazon EC2
7 9 (1.19%) Amazon S3
8 7 (0.93%) AWS CloudFormation
9 6 (0.79%) Office 365
10 5 (0.66%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 4 (0.53%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 4 (0.53%) Amazon ELB
11 4 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
11 4 (0.53%) CloudFront
11 4 (0.53%) Route 53
12 3 (0.40%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 3 (0.40%) Azure Active Directory
13 2 (0.26%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 30 (3.97%) HTTP
2 17 (2.25%) Internet
3 9 (1.19%) HTTPS
4 8 (1.06%) SNMP
4 8 (1.06%) SSL
5 5 (0.66%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.53%) DNS
6 4 (0.53%) Firewall
6 4 (0.53%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (0.53%) Network Security
6 4 (0.53%) VPN
7 3 (0.40%) BIG-IP
7 3 (0.40%) FTP
7 3 (0.40%) Kerberos
7 3 (0.40%) LAN
7 3 (0.40%) OpenLDAP
7 3 (0.40%) WAN
7 3 (0.40%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (0.26%) LDAP
8 2 (0.26%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (14.83%) SQL Server
2 42 (5.56%) Oracle Database
3 40 (5.30%) MongoDB
4 35 (4.64%) Relational Database
5 33 (4.37%) Data Warehouse
6 30 (3.97%) NoSQL
7 29 (3.84%) Oracle Database 11g
8 25 (3.31%) MySQL
9 23 (3.05%) SQL Server 2012
10 19 (2.52%) PostgreSQL
11 18 (2.38%) RDBMS
11 18 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 17 (2.25%) Oracle ODI
13 16 (2.12%) Oracle BI EE
14 15 (1.99%) Redis
14 15 (1.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 14 (1.85%) Oracle Database 12c
15 14 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 11 (1.46%) Oracle Database 10g
17 10 (1.32%) DB2
Development Applications
1 108 (14.30%) Git (software)
2 66 (8.74%) JIRA
3 60 (7.95%) Jenkins
4 43 (5.70%) Team Foundation Server
5 39 (5.17%) Maven
6 37 (4.90%) Subversion
7 36 (4.77%) Selenium
8 32 (4.24%) JUnit
9 27 (3.58%) Eclipse
9 27 (3.58%) WebDriver
10 26 (3.44%) Hudson
11 21 (2.78%) NUnit
12 20 (2.65%) Grunt
12 20 (2.65%) SoapUI
12 20 (2.65%) Visual Studio
13 16 (2.12%) Ant
13 16 (2.12%) Cucumber
13 16 (2.12%) TeamCity
14 14 (1.85%) JIRA Agile
15 12 (1.59%) Bower
General
1 189 (25.03%) Finance
2 118 (15.63%) Banking
3 46 (6.09%) Retail
4 26 (3.44%) Investment Banking
5 25 (3.31%) Financial Institution
5 25 (3.31%) Front Office
6 20 (2.65%) Back Office
7 11 (1.46%) Telecoms
8 10 (1.32%) Billing
8 10 (1.32%) Games
9 8 (1.06%) Advertising
10 7 (0.93%) Marketing
10 7 (0.93%) Retail Banking
11 5 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
11 5 (0.66%) Publishing
12 4 (0.53%) Hungarian Language
12 4 (0.53%) Law
13 3 (0.40%) Legal
14 2 (0.26%) Automotive
15 1 (0.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 349 (46.23%) Developer
2 233 (30.86%) Architect
3 125 (16.56%) Solutions Architect
4 99 (13.11%) Java Developer
5 75 (9.93%) C# Developer
6 70 (9.27%) Senior Developer
7 69 (9.14%) .NET Developer
8 43 (5.70%) C# .NET Developer
9 38 (5.03%) Consultant
9 38 (5.03%) SOA Architect
10 35 (4.64%) JavaScript Developer
11 29 (3.84%) Enterprise Architect
12 27 (3.58%) HTML Developer
12 27 (3.58%) Oracle Developer
13 25 (3.31%) Integration Architect
13 25 (3.31%) SOA Developer
13 25 (3.31%) Technical Architect
14 23 (3.05%) BizTalk Developer
14 23 (3.05%) Lead Architect
15 22 (2.91%) E-Commerce Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 193 (25.56%) Web Services
2 183 (24.24%) .NET
3 166 (21.99%) HTML
4 136 (18.01%) RESTful
5 135 (17.88%) XML
6 128 (16.95%) CSS
7 116 (15.36%) REST
8 104 (13.77%) SOAP
9 95 (12.58%) HTML5
10 87 (11.52%) Middleware
11 76 (10.07%) WCF
12 68 (9.01%) AngularJS
13 58 (7.68%) J2EE
14 57 (7.55%) Spring
15 52 (6.89%) jQuery
16 50 (6.62%) MSMQ
17 49 (6.49%) .NET Framework
18 47 (6.23%) ASP.NET
19 44 (5.83%) JSON
20 43 (5.70%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 41 (5.43%) User Experience
2 37 (4.90%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (3.84%) Data Integration
4 28 (3.71%) Enterprise Software
4 28 (3.71%) Mobile App
5 26 (3.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 18 (2.38%) Computer Science
7 16 (2.12%) Derivative
8 14 (1.85%) Equity Derivative
8 14 (1.85%) Management Information System
9 12 (1.59%) Visualisation
10 11 (1.46%) Clustering
10 11 (1.46%) Fixed Income
11 8 (1.06%) Client/Server
11 8 (1.06%) Inversion of Control
11 8 (1.06%) Online Banking
12 7 (0.93%) Linked Data
12 7 (0.93%) Semantic Web
12 7 (0.93%) SWIFT
12 7 (0.93%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 79 (10.46%) Linux
2 56 (7.42%) Windows
3 49 (6.49%) Unix
4 20 (2.65%) Android
5 17 (2.25%) Apple iOS
6 10 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (1.06%) CentOS
8 7 (0.93%) Windows Server
9 6 (0.79%) Windows Phone
10 4 (0.53%) Solaris
11 3 (0.40%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.40%) VMS
11 3 (0.40%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.40%) Windows Mobile
11 3 (0.40%) Windows Phone 8
11 3 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.26%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.13%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.13%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 374 (49.54%) Agile Software Development
2 205 (27.15%) TDD
3 136 (18.01%) Scrum
4 117 (15.50%) OO
5 113 (14.97%) Continuous Integration
6 88 (11.66%) SDLC
7 79 (10.46%) E-Commerce
8 74 (9.80%) BDD
9 73 (9.67%) Open Source
10 67 (8.87%) Data Modelling
11 57 (7.55%) Automated Testing
12 53 (7.02%) TOGAF
13 52 (6.89%) MVC
14 51 (6.75%) Multithreading
15 48 (6.36%) UML
16 46 (6.09%) Microservices
17 44 (5.83%) Project Management
18 39 (5.17%) DevOps
19 38 (5.03%) SOLID
20 36 (4.77%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 285 (37.75%) Java
2 184 (24.37%) SQL
3 169 (22.38%) JavaScript
4 153 (20.26%) C#
5 37 (4.90%) Python
6 35 (4.64%) PL/SQL
7 32 (4.24%) Scala
8 30 (3.97%) PHP
9 24 (3.18%) Ruby
10 23 (3.05%) Perl
11 18 (2.38%) Groovy
12 14 (1.85%) Apex Code
13 11 (1.46%) Bash Shell
13 11 (1.46%) C++
13 11 (1.46%) SOQL
14 9 (1.19%) CoffeeScript
14 9 (1.19%) T-SQL
15 8 (1.06%) XAML
15 8 (1.06%) XPath
16 7 (0.93%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 45 (5.96%) Degree
2 42 (5.56%) Security Cleared
3 28 (3.71%) SC Cleared
4 16 (2.12%) DV Cleared
5 7 (0.93%) CTC Cleared
6 4 (0.53%) APMP
6 4 (0.53%) ISEB
7 3 (0.40%) APMG
7 3 (0.40%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (0.40%) CISSP
7 3 (0.40%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.26%) CFA
8 2 (0.26%) MBA
8 2 (0.26%) OCP
8 2 (0.26%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (0.26%) PhD
9 1 (0.13%) CISA
9 1 (0.13%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.13%) PMP
9 1 (0.13%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (4.64%) QA
2 8 (1.06%) COBIT
3 7 (0.93%) SEPA
4 6 (0.79%) Data Quality
4 6 (0.79%) SDET
5 4 (0.53%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (0.40%) GxP
6 3 (0.40%) MiFID
6 3 (0.40%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.40%) SLA
6 3 (0.40%) Solvency II
7 2 (0.26%) EMIR
7 2 (0.26%) HL7
7 2 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (1.32%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (0.93%) Docker
2 7 (0.93%) vCloud
2 7 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.79%) Active Directory
4 5 (0.66%) Varnish
5 2 (0.26%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.13%) NFS
6 1 (0.13%) Samba
Systems Management
1 17 (2.25%) Puppet
2 13 (1.72%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 12 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (1.06%) Data Guard
5 7 (0.93%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 6 (0.79%) Ansible
6 6 (0.79%) Oracle Identity Management
7 5 (0.66%) Control-M
7 5 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (0.40%) OpenSSO
8 3 (0.40%) Windows Intune
9 2 (0.26%) CA Service Virtualization
9 2 (0.26%) CA Single Sign-On
9 2 (0.26%) Kubernetes
10 1 (0.13%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 1 (0.13%) MOM
10 1 (0.13%) Nagios
10 1 (0.13%) Salt
10 1 (0.13%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 201 (26.62%) Oracle
2 107 (14.17%) Microsoft
3 59 (7.81%) IBM
4 22 (2.91%) Salesforce.com
5 20 (2.65%) Red Hat
6 18 (2.38%) TIBCO
7 17 (2.25%) SAP
8 14 (1.85%) VMware
9 12 (1.59%) webMethods
10 11 (1.46%) Hyperion
11 10 (1.32%) hybris
11 10 (1.32%) Informatica
12 9 (1.19%) Adobe
12 9 (1.19%) Atlassian
13 8 (1.06%) MuleSoft
13 8 (1.06%) New Relic
13 8 (1.06%) Pega
14 7 (0.93%) HP
15 6 (0.79%) Bloomberg
15 6 (0.79%) Siebel
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Contract-Permanent
Posted: Yesterday
London
Sandhata Technologies Limited
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £475.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £475 - £525 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Proteus Europe
Rate: £205.66 - £209.26 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Jenrick IT
Rate: £440 - £480 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market rate
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £475.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Proteus Europe
Rate: £331.94 - £339.15 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Rate: Up to £470 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £430.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Networking People
Rate: Negotiable / Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £425.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
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Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £468 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
City of Westminster
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £430.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of Westminster
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £430.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £850.00 - £1300.00 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
London
OCC Computer Personnel
Rate: £300 - 360 per day + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Oho Group
Rate: £500 - 600 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
City of Westminster
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £456.00 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
City of Westminster
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £456.00 per day
Posted: 23 days ago