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 27 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
England / London
Rank 133 139 114
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -25
Contract jobs citing SOA 367 363 438
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.89% 1.72% 2.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.22% 2.02% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 228 261
Median daily rate £485 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.86% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £375 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £614 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £440
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £47.50 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
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 London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
16515 17982 17500
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 84.94% 85.01% 82.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 11965 12881 12456
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 156 209 204
Median hourly rate £33.00 £22.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.97 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.00 £53.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

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 27 February 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 27 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
City of London +14 68 £525 +12.78% 28
Docklands, London +2 6 £575 -
Canary Wharf -1 5 £613 +53.12%
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £450 - 1
Croydon +3 1 - -
Bromley - 1 £550 -
SOA
England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 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 London region with a requirement for SOA.

1 446 (55.75%) Agile Software Development
2 397 (49.63%) Java
3 247 (30.88%) Web Services
4 238 (29.75%) TDD
5 227 (28.38%) Oracle
6 217 (27.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 211 (26.38%) JavaScript
8 205 (25.63%) SQL
9 180 (22.50%) XML
10 176 (22.00%) Scrum
11 167 (20.88%) Finance
12 157 (19.63%) .NET
13 154 (19.25%) Spring
14 146 (18.25%) CSS
15 145 (18.13%) HTML
16 141 (17.63%) REST
17 138 (17.25%) OO
18 133 (16.63%) RESTful
19 128 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
19 128 (16.00%) J2EE
19 128 (16.00%) JSON
20 126 (15.75%) Git (software)
21 115 (14.38%) Microservices
21 115 (14.38%) C#
22 114 (14.25%) AngularJS
23 104 (13.00%) Jenkins
23 104 (13.00%) BDD
24 103 (12.88%) MVC
25 102 (12.75%) SQL Server
26 101 (12.63%) Middleware

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
1 217 (27.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 57 (7.13%) WebLogic
3 41 (5.13%) Confluence
4 35 (4.38%) Mule
5 34 (4.25%) JBoss
6 30 (3.75%) Tomcat
6 30 (3.75%) WebSphere
7 28 (3.50%) Apache Spark
8 27 (3.38%) Oracle Service Bus
9 25 (3.13%) Elasticsearch
10 23 (2.88%) Anypoint
11 22 (2.75%) CMS
12 21 (2.63%) Apache
12 21 (2.63%) Oracle Workflow
13 20 (2.50%) BizTalk Server
14 17 (2.13%) WebLogic Portal
15 15 (1.88%) SharePoint
16 13 (1.63%) OpenStack
17 11 (1.38%) Cloud Foundry
17 11 (1.38%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 23 (2.88%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.63%) OmniGraffle
3 3 (0.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.13%) MS Office
4 1 (0.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 25 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 16 (2.00%) Oracle BPM
3 13 (1.63%) Dynamics CRM
4 11 (1.38%) Oracle EBS
4 11 (1.38%) Payment Gateway
5 9 (1.13%) Oracle EBS R12
6 7 (0.88%) Oracle Applications
7 6 (0.75%) SAP MDM
8 4 (0.50%) SAP GRC
9 2 (0.25%) BusinessWorks
9 2 (0.25%) Eloqua
10 1 (0.13%) Oracle Assets
10 1 (0.13%) Oracle Cash Management
10 1 (0.13%) Oracle Receivables
10 1 (0.13%) Oracle Retail
10 1 (0.13%) Oracle SCM
10 1 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 77 (9.63%) Amazon AWS
2 71 (8.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 33 (4.13%) Cloud Computing
4 31 (3.88%) PaaS
5 23 (2.88%) SaaS
6 18 (2.25%) IaaS
7 17 (2.13%) Amazon Kinesis
8 15 (1.88%) Amazon EC2
9 14 (1.75%) Amazon S3
10 13 (1.63%) Route 53
11 12 (1.50%) IBM Cloud
12 10 (1.25%) AWS CloudFormation
12 10 (1.25%) CloudFront
13 9 (1.13%) Office 365
14 8 (1.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 7 (0.88%) Amazon ELB
15 7 (0.88%) Amazon SQS
15 7 (0.88%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 6 (0.75%) GitHub
16 6 (0.75%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 50 (6.25%) HTTP
2 41 (5.13%) Firewall
3 24 (3.00%) Internet
4 20 (2.50%) FTP
4 20 (2.50%) SSL
5 19 (2.38%) HTTPS
5 19 (2.38%) TCP/IP
6 18 (2.25%) LDAP
7 14 (1.75%) VPN
8 13 (1.63%) SAN
9 11 (1.38%) Network Security
10 10 (1.25%) Kerberos
11 9 (1.13%) WAN
12 8 (1.00%) LAN
13 7 (0.88%) WinSCP
13 7 (0.88%) X.509
14 6 (0.75%) SNMP
15 4 (0.50%) IPv4
15 4 (0.50%) IPv6
15 4 (0.50%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (12.75%) SQL Server
2 88 (11.00%) NoSQL
3 72 (9.00%) Relational Database
4 60 (7.50%) Big Data
5 55 (6.88%) MongoDB
6 53 (6.63%) Data Warehouse
7 45 (5.63%) Hadoop
8 42 (5.25%) Oracle Database
9 31 (3.88%) MySQL
10 28 (3.50%) Apache Hive
10 28 (3.50%) SQL Server 2012
11 26 (3.25%) PostgreSQL
12 23 (2.88%) BusinessObjects
12 23 (2.88%) RDBMS
12 23 (2.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 21 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
14 20 (2.50%) Oracle Database 10g
15 17 (2.13%) Oracle Database 11g
15 17 (2.13%) Sqoop
16 16 (2.00%) Endeca
Development Applications
1 126 (15.75%) Git (software)
2 104 (13.00%) Jenkins
3 89 (11.13%) JIRA
4 71 (8.88%) Maven
5 62 (7.75%) Subversion
6 41 (5.13%) Selenium
7 32 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 26 (3.25%) JUnit
9 22 (2.75%) Ant
9 22 (2.75%) Cucumber
10 20 (2.50%) Gradle
11 18 (2.25%) Eclipse
11 18 (2.25%) NUnit
11 18 (2.25%) WebDriver
12 17 (2.13%) IntelliJ
13 16 (2.00%) Mockito
13 16 (2.00%) SoapUI
14 15 (1.88%) TeamCity
15 12 (1.50%) Bitbucket
16 11 (1.38%) Hudson
General
1 167 (20.88%) Finance
2 95 (11.88%) Banking
3 63 (7.88%) Retail
4 43 (5.38%) Marketing
5 32 (4.00%) Telecoms
6 25 (3.13%) Manufacturing
7 24 (3.00%) Electronics
7 24 (3.00%) Investment Banking
8 23 (2.88%) Front Office
9 10 (1.25%) Back Office
10 9 (1.13%) Advertising
10 9 (1.13%) Games
11 6 (0.75%) Automotive
11 6 (0.75%) Billing
11 6 (0.75%) Publishing
12 4 (0.50%) Law
12 4 (0.50%) Legal
12 4 (0.50%) Military
12 4 (0.50%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.38%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 398 (49.75%) Developer
2 239 (29.88%) Architect
3 142 (17.75%) Java Developer
4 73 (9.13%) Solutions Architect
5 69 (8.63%) C# Developer
6 61 (7.63%) .NET Developer
7 49 (6.13%) C# .NET Developer
8 48 (6.00%) Full Stack Developer
9 46 (5.75%) Integration Architect
10 41 (5.13%) Senior Developer
11 39 (4.88%) SOA Developer
12 36 (4.50%) Agile Developer
12 36 (4.50%) Java Architect
13 31 (3.88%) Consultant
14 30 (3.75%) Data Architect
15 28 (3.50%) Cloud Architect
15 28 (3.50%) Lead Architect
16 27 (3.38%) Technical Architect
17 25 (3.13%) JavaScript Developer
18 20 (2.50%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 247 (30.88%) Web Services
2 180 (22.50%) XML
3 157 (19.63%) .NET
4 154 (19.25%) Spring
5 146 (18.25%) CSS
6 145 (18.13%) HTML
7 141 (17.63%) REST
8 133 (16.63%) RESTful
9 128 (16.00%) J2EE
9 128 (16.00%) JSON
10 114 (14.25%) AngularJS
11 101 (12.63%) Middleware
12 98 (12.25%) SOAP
13 96 (12.00%) HTML5
14 78 (9.75%) Hibernate
15 65 (8.13%) XSLT
16 64 (8.00%) jQuery
17 61 (7.63%) Node.js
18 57 (7.13%) .NET Framework
18 57 (7.13%) React
Miscellaneous
1 44 (5.50%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (5.13%) Enterprise Software
3 35 (4.38%) Computer Science
4 27 (3.38%) User Experience
5 18 (2.25%) Data Centre
6 17 (2.13%) DataPower
7 16 (2.00%) iPad
8 15 (1.88%) Mobile App
9 14 (1.75%) Virtual Team
10 12 (1.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 12 (1.50%) N-Tier
10 12 (1.50%) Social Media
10 12 (1.50%) SWIFT
11 11 (1.38%) Algorithms
11 11 (1.38%) Data Structures
11 11 (1.38%) Equities
12 10 (1.25%) Mainframe
13 9 (1.13%) Credit Risk
13 9 (1.13%) Fixed Income
13 9 (1.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 78 (9.75%) Linux
2 65 (8.13%) Unix
3 53 (6.63%) Windows
4 12 (1.50%) Apple iOS
5 11 (1.38%) Android
6 10 (1.25%) AIX
7 7 (0.88%) Windows Phone
7 7 (0.88%) Windows Phone 8
8 5 (0.63%) Mac OS X
8 5 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.50%) Ubuntu
9 4 (0.50%) Windows Server
10 2 (0.25%) VMS
10 2 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.13%) CentOS
11 1 (0.13%) Solaris
11 1 (0.13%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.13%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.13%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 446 (55.75%) Agile Software Development
2 238 (29.75%) TDD
3 176 (22.00%) Scrum
4 138 (17.25%) OO
5 128 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
6 115 (14.38%) Microservices
7 104 (13.00%) BDD
8 103 (12.88%) MVC
9 91 (11.38%) SDLC
10 86 (10.75%) Data Modelling
11 80 (10.00%) Kanban
12 78 (9.75%) DevOps
13 68 (8.50%) Business Intelligence
14 66 (8.25%) ETL
14 66 (8.25%) Open Source
15 60 (7.50%) UML
16 59 (7.38%) TOGAF
17 57 (7.13%) E-Commerce
17 57 (7.13%) OOA/OOD
18 54 (6.75%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 397 (49.63%) Java
2 211 (26.38%) JavaScript
3 205 (25.63%) SQL
4 115 (14.38%) C#
5 69 (8.63%) Scala
6 56 (7.00%) Python
7 38 (4.75%) XPath
8 37 (4.63%) PL/SQL
9 28 (3.50%) T-SQL
10 25 (3.13%) Perl
11 24 (3.00%) Ruby
12 23 (2.88%) R
13 21 (2.63%) C++
14 20 (2.50%) PHP
15 14 (1.75%) ActionScript
15 14 (1.75%) Apex Code
15 14 (1.75%) Bash Shell
16 12 (1.50%) Shell Script
17 11 (1.38%) SOQL
18 9 (1.13%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 47 (5.88%) Degree
2 15 (1.88%) ISEB
3 14 (1.75%) Sun Certification
4 12 (1.50%) ISTQB
5 8 (1.00%) Security Cleared
6 7 (0.88%) SC Cleared
7 5 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (0.63%) OCPJP
8 4 (0.50%) CCIE
8 4 (0.50%) JNCIE
8 4 (0.50%) Oracle Certification
9 3 (0.38%) MCSE
9 3 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.25%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (0.25%) CEH
10 2 (0.25%) CISSP
11 1 (0.13%) CHFI
11 1 (0.13%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.13%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.13%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (7.88%) QA
2 14 (1.75%) SLA
3 9 (1.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (0.50%) ISO20022
4 4 (0.50%) SDET
5 3 (0.38%) SEPA
6 2 (0.25%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.25%) HL7
6 2 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.25%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.25%) PMO
7 1 (0.13%) GDPR
7 1 (0.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.13%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.13%) RMADS
System Software
1 25 (3.13%) Docker
2 10 (1.25%) Oracle RAC
3 9 (1.13%) Apache Flume
4 7 (0.88%) vCloud
4 7 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (0.75%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.13%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.13%) XenApp
6 1 (0.13%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.13%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 29 (3.63%) MOM
2 23 (2.88%) Ansible
3 22 (2.75%) Puppet
4 11 (1.38%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (1.13%) OpenSSO
5 9 (1.13%) Rsyslog
6 8 (1.00%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 7 (0.88%) Data Guard
7 7 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
7 7 (0.88%) Kibana
8 5 (0.63%) Kubernetes
8 5 (0.63%) OpenAM
9 4 (0.50%) CA Single Sign-On
9 4 (0.50%) Nagios
9 4 (0.50%) Terraform
10 3 (0.38%) OpenIDM
11 2 (0.25%) HP SiteScope
11 2 (0.25%) logstash
11 2 (0.25%) Salt
11 2 (0.25%) StatsD
Vendors
1 227 (28.38%) Oracle
2 70 (8.75%) Microsoft
3 69 (8.63%) SAP
4 63 (7.88%) IBM
5 46 (5.75%) Salesforce.com
6 36 (4.50%) MuleSoft
7 32 (4.00%) Sybase
8 27 (3.38%) Adobe
8 27 (3.38%) New Relic
9 22 (2.75%) WSO2
10 20 (2.50%) Informatica
11 18 (2.25%) Splunk
12 17 (2.13%) ATG
12 17 (2.13%) BEA
13 14 (1.75%) Atlassian
13 14 (1.75%) Red Hat
14 13 (1.63%) TIBCO
15 12 (1.50%) Apigee
16 10 (1.25%) HP
16 10 (1.25%) Teradata
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