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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
England / London
Rank 131 136 119
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -17
Contract jobs citing SOA 374 338 400
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.93% 1.65% 1.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.28% 1.95% 2.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 203 255
Median daily rate £500 £500 £451
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £451 £448
% change year-on-year
-0.22% +0.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £46.50 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.25% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £48.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+13.98% +20.62%

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
16371 17297 17227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 84.50% 84.27% 81.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 11820 12226 12480
Median daily rate £498 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.73% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 161 207 195
Median hourly rate £32.00 £25.94 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.36% +23.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.50 £12.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.99 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +50.00%

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 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
City of London +21 64 £550 -2.22% 30
Canary Wharf +3 6 £600 +50.00%
Docklands, London +2 4 £625 -
Croydon -17 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £410 -
SOA
England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 London region with a requirement for SOA.

1 416 (49.11%) Agile Software Development
2 378 (44.63%) Java
3 251 (29.63%) Web Services
4 228 (26.92%) Oracle
5 226 (26.68%) TDD
6 224 (26.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 212 (25.03%) SQL
8 186 (21.96%) XML
9 184 (21.72%) JavaScript
10 168 (19.83%) Scrum
11 158 (18.65%) .NET
12 151 (17.83%) Finance
13 142 (16.77%) REST
14 141 (16.65%) HTML
15 134 (15.82%) CSS
16 133 (15.70%) Spring
17 130 (15.35%) RESTful
18 124 (14.64%) J2EE
19 119 (14.05%) OO
20 118 (13.93%) C#
21 116 (13.70%) JSON
21 116 (13.70%) Continuous Integration
22 103 (12.16%) Git (software)
22 103 (12.16%) SDLC
23 99 (11.69%) Microservices
23 99 (11.69%) Jenkins
23 99 (11.69%) MVC
23 99 (11.69%) Middleware
24 98 (11.57%) SQL Server
25 96 (11.33%) AngularJS

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
1 224 (26.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 61 (7.20%) WebLogic
3 32 (3.78%) Tomcat
4 31 (3.66%) JBoss
5 28 (3.31%) Apache Spark
5 28 (3.31%) Mule
6 27 (3.19%) Confluence
6 27 (3.19%) WebSphere
7 25 (2.95%) CMS
7 25 (2.95%) Elasticsearch
8 23 (2.72%) Apache
9 20 (2.36%) Oracle Service Bus
9 20 (2.36%) SharePoint
10 18 (2.13%) BizTalk Server
11 17 (2.01%) Oracle Workflow
11 17 (2.01%) WebLogic Portal
12 15 (1.77%) IIS
13 12 (1.42%) Apache Solr
14 11 (1.30%) OpenStack
14 11 (1.30%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 17 (2.01%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.24%) MS Office
2 2 (0.24%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 22 (2.60%) Oracle BPM
2 19 (2.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 15 (1.77%) Dynamics CRM
4 14 (1.65%) Oracle EBS
5 11 (1.30%) Oracle EBS R12
6 9 (1.06%) Oracle Applications
7 8 (0.94%) Eloqua
7 8 (0.94%) Payment Gateway
8 6 (0.71%) SAP MDM
9 4 (0.47%) SAP GRC
10 3 (0.35%) BusinessWorks
11 2 (0.24%) Documaker
11 2 (0.24%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
11 2 (0.24%) Oracle FAH
11 2 (0.24%) Oracle Retail
12 1 (0.12%) Oracle Assets
12 1 (0.12%) Oracle Cash Management
12 1 (0.12%) Oracle Receivables
12 1 (0.12%) Oracle SCM
12 1 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 77 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 65 (7.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (3.42%) Cloud Computing
4 27 (3.19%) PaaS
5 26 (3.07%) SaaS
6 21 (2.48%) IaaS
7 17 (2.01%) Route 53
8 14 (1.65%) Amazon Kinesis
8 14 (1.65%) Amazon S3
8 14 (1.65%) AWS CloudFormation
9 12 (1.42%) Amazon EC2
9 12 (1.42%) IBM Cloud
10 9 (1.06%) CloudFront
10 9 (1.06%) Office 365
11 8 (0.94%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 7 (0.83%) Amazon ELB
12 7 (0.83%) Amazon SQS
12 7 (0.83%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 7 (0.83%) Force.com
12 7 (0.83%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 56 (6.61%) HTTP
2 34 (4.01%) Firewall
3 20 (2.36%) SSL
3 20 (2.36%) TCP/IP
4 19 (2.24%) FTP
4 19 (2.24%) HTTPS
5 16 (1.89%) SAN
6 15 (1.77%) LDAP
7 13 (1.53%) Internet
8 10 (1.18%) LAN
8 10 (1.18%) WAN
9 8 (0.94%) Kerberos
10 7 (0.83%) VPN
10 7 (0.83%) WinSCP
11 6 (0.71%) DNS
11 6 (0.71%) X.509
12 3 (0.35%) DHCP
12 3 (0.35%) DVB
12 3 (0.35%) Intrusion Detection
12 3 (0.35%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (11.57%) SQL Server
2 78 (9.21%) NoSQL
3 65 (7.67%) Big Data
4 63 (7.44%) Relational Database
5 61 (7.20%) MongoDB
6 60 (7.08%) Oracle Database
7 55 (6.49%) Data Warehouse
7 55 (6.49%) Hadoop
8 35 (4.13%) PostgreSQL
9 30 (3.54%) Apache Cassandra
10 29 (3.42%) Apache Hive
10 29 (3.42%) MySQL
11 28 (3.31%) BusinessObjects
12 27 (3.19%) SQL Server 2012
12 27 (3.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 25 (2.95%) Oracle Database 11g
14 21 (2.48%) Oracle Database 10g
15 18 (2.13%) RDBMS
16 17 (2.01%) Sqoop
17 15 (1.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 103 (12.16%) Git (software)
2 99 (11.69%) Jenkins
3 86 (10.15%) JIRA
4 52 (6.14%) Maven
5 46 (5.43%) Subversion
6 32 (3.78%) Selenium
7 31 (3.66%) Team Foundation Server
8 25 (2.95%) Gradle
8 25 (2.95%) IntelliJ
9 22 (2.60%) SoapUI
10 18 (2.13%) Ant
10 18 (2.13%) JUnit
10 18 (2.13%) NUnit
11 16 (1.89%) Cucumber
12 12 (1.42%) Grunt
12 12 (1.42%) LoadRunner
13 11 (1.30%) Oracle Forms
14 10 (1.18%) Mockito
14 10 (1.18%) MSTest
14 10 (1.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 151 (17.83%) Finance
2 94 (11.10%) Banking
3 62 (7.32%) Retail
4 40 (4.72%) Marketing
5 26 (3.07%) Telecoms
6 23 (2.72%) Investment Banking
7 19 (2.24%) Manufacturing
8 18 (2.13%) Electronics
8 18 (2.13%) Front Office
9 10 (1.18%) Billing
10 9 (1.06%) Publishing
11 7 (0.83%) Back Office
11 7 (0.83%) Games
12 6 (0.71%) Advertising
12 6 (0.71%) Automotive
12 6 (0.71%) Retail Banking
13 4 (0.47%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.47%) Legal
14 3 (0.35%) Law
14 3 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 366 (43.21%) Developer
2 265 (31.29%) Architect
3 132 (15.58%) Java Developer
4 81 (9.56%) Solutions Architect
5 65 (7.67%) C# Developer
6 59 (6.97%) .NET Developer
7 47 (5.55%) C# .NET Developer
8 46 (5.43%) Integration Architect
9 42 (4.96%) Senior Developer
10 40 (4.72%) Consultant
11 39 (4.60%) Full Stack Developer
12 37 (4.37%) Agile Developer
13 35 (4.13%) Java Architect
13 35 (4.13%) Technical Architect
14 34 (4.01%) Data Architect
15 33 (3.90%) SOA Developer
16 29 (3.42%) SOA Architect
17 28 (3.31%) Analyst
18 26 (3.07%) Lead Architect
18 26 (3.07%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 251 (29.63%) Web Services
2 186 (21.96%) XML
3 158 (18.65%) .NET
4 142 (16.77%) REST
5 141 (16.65%) HTML
6 134 (15.82%) CSS
7 133 (15.70%) Spring
8 130 (15.35%) RESTful
9 124 (14.64%) J2EE
10 116 (13.70%) JSON
11 99 (11.69%) Middleware
12 96 (11.33%) AngularJS
13 94 (11.10%) HTML5
14 83 (9.80%) SOAP
15 69 (8.15%) Hibernate
16 67 (7.91%) jQuery
17 66 (7.79%) XSLT
18 53 (6.26%) .NET Framework
19 51 (6.02%) JMS
19 51 (6.02%) React
Miscellaneous
1 45 (5.31%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (4.96%) Data Integration
3 38 (4.49%) Enterprise Software
4 32 (3.78%) Computer Science
5 24 (2.83%) Statistics
6 21 (2.48%) Data Centre
7 20 (2.36%) User Experience
8 19 (2.24%) DataPower
9 14 (1.65%) Mobile App
9 14 (1.65%) Virtual Team
10 13 (1.53%) Clustering
11 12 (1.42%) Data Structures
11 12 (1.42%) iPad
12 11 (1.30%) Algorithms
12 11 (1.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 11 (1.30%) Mainframe
13 10 (1.18%) Private Cloud
13 10 (1.18%) Social Media
14 9 (1.06%) Mathematics
14 9 (1.06%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 73 (8.62%) Linux
2 68 (8.03%) Unix
3 53 (6.26%) Windows
4 11 (1.30%) AIX
4 11 (1.30%) Apple iOS
5 9 (1.06%) Android
6 8 (0.94%) Windows Phone
6 8 (0.94%) Windows Phone 8
7 5 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.47%) Mac OS X
8 4 (0.47%) Windows Server
9 3 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.35%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.35%) Windows 8
9 3 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.24%) Solaris
10 2 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.12%) CentOS
11 1 (0.12%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.12%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 416 (49.11%) Agile Software Development
2 226 (26.68%) TDD
3 168 (19.83%) Scrum
4 119 (14.05%) OO
5 116 (13.70%) Continuous Integration
6 103 (12.16%) SDLC
7 99 (11.69%) Microservices
7 99 (11.69%) MVC
8 93 (10.98%) Data Modelling
9 90 (10.63%) BDD
10 87 (10.27%) DevOps
11 75 (8.85%) Kanban
12 71 (8.38%) ETL
12 71 (8.38%) TOGAF
12 71 (8.38%) UML
13 69 (8.15%) E-Commerce
14 65 (7.67%) Business Intelligence
15 59 (6.97%) OOA/OOD
16 55 (6.49%) Open Source
16 55 (6.49%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 378 (44.63%) Java
2 212 (25.03%) SQL
3 184 (21.72%) JavaScript
4 118 (13.93%) C#
5 77 (9.09%) Scala
6 63 (7.44%) Python
7 36 (4.25%) PL/SQL
8 32 (3.78%) XPath
9 29 (3.42%) Perl
10 27 (3.19%) T-SQL
11 25 (2.95%) Ruby
12 24 (2.83%) PHP
13 22 (2.60%) R
14 20 (2.36%) C++
15 16 (1.89%) Bash Shell
16 14 (1.65%) ActionScript
16 14 (1.65%) Shell Script
17 13 (1.53%) Apex Code
18 11 (1.30%) C
19 9 (1.06%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 42 (4.96%) Degree
2 17 (2.01%) ISEB
3 14 (1.65%) Security Cleared
4 13 (1.53%) SC Cleared
5 12 (1.42%) ISTQB
6 10 (1.18%) Sun Certification
7 6 (0.71%) Oracle Certification
8 5 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.35%) MCSE
10 2 (0.24%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (0.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.24%) MCP
10 2 (0.24%) OCPJP
11 1 (0.12%) CCNA
11 1 (0.12%) CEH
11 1 (0.12%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.12%) CISSP
11 1 (0.12%) MCDBA
11 1 (0.12%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.12%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (7.44%) QA
2 12 (1.42%) SLA
3 9 (1.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (0.47%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.35%) SDET
6 2 (0.24%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (0.24%) EMIR
6 2 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.24%) MiFID
7 1 (0.12%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.12%) GDPR
7 1 (0.12%) HL7
7 1 (0.12%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.12%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.12%) RMADS
System Software
1 22 (2.60%) Docker
2 16 (1.89%) Oracle RAC
3 9 (1.06%) Apache Flume
3 9 (1.06%) vCloud
4 7 (0.83%) Active Directory
5 4 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.12%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.12%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.12%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.12%) XenApp
6 1 (0.12%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.12%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 33 (3.90%) Puppet
2 29 (3.42%) MOM
3 23 (2.72%) Ansible
4 12 (1.42%) Data Guard
5 10 (1.18%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 10 (1.18%) OpenSSO
5 10 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (1.18%) ZABBIX
6 9 (1.06%) Ambari
6 9 (1.06%) Rsyslog
7 7 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
8 5 (0.59%) Grafana
8 5 (0.59%) StatsD
9 4 (0.47%) CA Single Sign-On
9 4 (0.47%) Kubernetes
9 4 (0.47%) OpenAM
9 4 (0.47%) Terraform
10 3 (0.35%) CA Service Virtualization
10 3 (0.35%) CloudHub
10 3 (0.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 228 (26.92%) Oracle
2 66 (7.79%) IBM
3 62 (7.32%) Microsoft
4 61 (7.20%) SAP
5 42 (4.96%) Salesforce.com
6 35 (4.13%) MuleSoft
7 34 (4.01%) Sybase
8 31 (3.66%) New Relic
9 25 (2.95%) Adobe
10 21 (2.48%) Splunk
11 18 (2.13%) BEA
11 18 (2.13%) Informatica
12 16 (1.89%) WSO2
13 14 (1.65%) ATG
14 13 (1.53%) TIBCO
15 12 (1.42%) Google
16 11 (1.30%) HP
16 11 (1.30%) Red Hat
17 10 (1.18%) Pega
17 10 (1.18%) Teradata
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