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 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 99 100 100
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing SOA 479 537 512
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.00% 2.12% 1.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.60% 2.76% 2.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 379 367
Average daily rate
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£475 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £337 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £638 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £380 £400
% change year-on-year
+14.62% -5.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
Average hourly rate £35.99 - £33.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.79 - £24.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.20 - £40.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £29.50 £32.10
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -8.09%
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
18458 19449 19685
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.13% 76.63% 74.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 12825 13607 13265
Average daily rate £450 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 214 234 365
Average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% -30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.00 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 27 August 2014.

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 27 August 2014. 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
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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 +18 119 £475 - 30
Canary Wharf +8 4 £450 -24.05%
Croydon +4 3 £488 -
Docklands, London +7 1 - -
Wimbledon - 1 £500 -
Bromley - - - -
Ealing - - - - 1
Westminster - - - -
Clapham - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Hayes - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
West Drayton - - - -
SOA
England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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.

1 348 (36.06%) Java
2 333 (34.51%) Oracle
3 290 (30.05%) Web Services
4 246 (25.49%) XML
5 212 (21.97%) Finance
6 180 (18.65%) TDD
7 179 (18.55%) Linux
8 177 (18.34%) SQL
9 168 (17.41%) .NET
10 165 (17.10%) HTML
11 157 (16.27%) JavaScript
11 157 (16.27%) Agile Software Development
12 153 (15.85%) Middleware
13 148 (15.34%) Scrum
14 143 (14.82%) OO
15 128 (13.26%) SOAP
16 126 (13.06%) C#
17 121 (12.54%) J2EE
17 121 (12.54%) SQL Server
17 121 (12.54%) WebLogic
18 118 (12.23%) MVC
19 115 (11.92%) Continuous Integration
19 115 (11.92%) Git (software)
20 111 (11.50%) CSS
21 110 (11.40%) Spring
21 110 (11.40%) Oracle Database
22 109 (11.30%) REST
23 97 (10.05%) Python
23 97 (10.05%) Microsoft
24 95 (9.84%) JIRA

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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
1 121 (12.54%) WebLogic
2 92 (9.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 90 (9.33%) WebSphere
4 55 (5.70%) Oracle Service Bus
5 41 (4.25%) BizTalk Server
6 39 (4.04%) Tomcat
7 37 (3.83%) WebLogic Portal
8 36 (3.73%) SharePoint
9 35 (3.63%) Adobe CQ
10 33 (3.42%) Apache
11 30 (3.11%) CMS
12 20 (2.07%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 17 (1.76%) IIS
13 17 (1.76%) AquaLogic
13 17 (1.76%) Apache Solr
14 15 (1.55%) Confluence
14 15 (1.55%) SharePoint 2010
14 15 (1.55%) SharePoint 2013
15 12 (1.24%) Node.js
15 12 (1.24%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 29 (3.01%) MS Excel
2 13 (1.35%) MS Visio
3 12 (1.24%) MS Office
4 7 (0.73%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (0.73%) MS Project
5 5 (0.52%) InfoPath
6 3 (0.31%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.31%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 58 (6.01%) Oracle EBS
2 44 (4.56%) Oracle BPM
3 18 (1.87%) Documaker
4 16 (1.66%) Workday HCM
5 15 (1.55%) Oracle Applications
5 15 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
6 14 (1.45%) Oracle FAH
7 13 (1.35%) SAP HR
8 11 (1.14%) Oracle EBS R12
9 5 (0.52%) Oracle Financials
10 4 (0.41%) Tridion
10 4 (0.41%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 4 (0.41%) Oracle Retail
11 3 (0.31%) ION MarketView
11 3 (0.31%) BusinessWorks
12 2 (0.21%) Oracle 11i
12 2 (0.21%) Oracle ERP
12 2 (0.21%) Oracle General Ledger
12 2 (0.21%) Cognos Business Intelligence
13 1 (0.10%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 46 (4.77%) Amazon EC2
2 40 (4.15%) Amazon AWS
3 24 (2.49%) Cloud Computing
4 23 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
5 16 (1.66%) PaaS
6 14 (1.45%) SaaS
7 12 (1.24%) IaaS
8 3 (0.31%) Heroku
8 3 (0.31%) Force.com
9 1 (0.10%) Office 365
9 1 (0.10%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 61 (6.32%) HTTP
2 38 (3.94%) SSL
3 28 (2.90%) Internet
4 21 (2.18%) HTTPS
5 14 (1.45%) LDAP
6 10 (1.04%) Firewall
7 9 (0.93%) TCP/IP
8 8 (0.83%) FTP
9 5 (0.52%) Intranet
10 4 (0.41%) SAN
10 4 (0.41%) DMZ
10 4 (0.41%) Network Security
10 4 (0.41%) AMQP
11 3 (0.31%) SNMP
12 2 (0.21%) VPN
12 2 (0.21%) Kerberos
12 2 (0.21%) OpenLDAP
12 2 (0.21%) Extranet
13 1 (0.10%) NAS
13 1 (0.10%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (12.54%) SQL Server
2 110 (11.40%) Oracle Database
3 80 (8.29%) Oracle Database 11g
4 51 (5.28%) Relational Database
5 47 (4.87%) Oracle ODI
6 44 (4.56%) MySQL
7 37 (3.83%) Data Warehouse
8 34 (3.52%) SQL Server 2008
9 33 (3.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 33 (3.42%) Oracle Exadata
10 31 (3.21%) MongoDB
11 29 (3.01%) Oracle BI EE
12 28 (2.90%) NoSQL
12 28 (2.90%) RDBMS
13 25 (2.59%) Oracle Database 10g
13 25 (2.59%) Oracle BI Publisher
14 22 (2.28%) PostgreSQL
15 21 (2.18%) SQL Server 2005
16 19 (1.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 13 (1.35%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 115 (11.92%) Git (software)
2 95 (9.84%) JIRA
3 85 (8.81%) Subversion
4 72 (7.46%) TeamCity
5 68 (7.05%) JUnit
6 66 (6.84%) Selenium
7 64 (6.63%) Cucumber
8 60 (6.22%) Jenkins
9 56 (5.80%) Maven
10 48 (4.97%) Hudson
11 43 (4.46%) JBehave
11 43 (4.46%) Mockito
12 40 (4.15%) WebDriver
13 39 (4.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 30 (3.11%) Visual Studio
15 24 (2.49%) NUnit
16 23 (2.38%) Ant
16 23 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
17 20 (2.07%) RubyGems
17 20 (2.07%) SoapUI
General
1 212 (21.97%) Finance
2 80 (8.29%) Banking
3 49 (5.08%) Retail
4 37 (3.83%) Front Office
5 34 (3.52%) Financial Institution
6 29 (3.01%) Telecoms
6 29 (3.01%) Investment Banking
7 28 (2.90%) Billing
8 18 (1.87%) Publishing
9 17 (1.76%) Back Office
9 17 (1.76%) Marketing
10 13 (1.35%) Games
11 8 (0.83%) Advertising
12 7 (0.73%) Manufacturing
12 7 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
13 5 (0.52%) Legal
14 2 (0.21%) Law
14 2 (0.21%) German Language
15 1 (0.10%) Automotive
15 1 (0.10%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 376 (38.96%) Developer
2 228 (23.63%) Architect
3 129 (13.37%) Java Developer
4 97 (10.05%) Solutions Architect
5 70 (7.25%) Consultant
6 52 (5.39%) Senior Developer
7 49 (5.08%) .NET Developer
7 49 (5.08%) Analyst
8 31 (3.21%) C# Developer
9 27 (2.80%) Oracle Consultant
10 26 (2.69%) Oracle Developer
10 26 (2.69%) Designer
11 21 (2.18%) Linux Engineer
12 20 (2.07%) Tester
12 20 (2.07%) DevOps Engineer
13 19 (1.97%) Business Analyst
13 19 (1.97%) Project Manager
13 19 (1.97%) Senior Architect
14 18 (1.87%) BizTalk Developer
14 18 (1.87%) Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 290 (30.05%) Web Services
2 246 (25.49%) XML
3 168 (17.41%) .NET
4 165 (17.10%) HTML
5 153 (15.85%) Middleware
6 128 (13.26%) SOAP
7 121 (12.54%) J2EE
8 111 (11.50%) CSS
9 110 (11.40%) Spring
10 109 (11.30%) REST
11 89 (9.22%) JMS
12 87 (9.02%) RESTful
13 83 (8.60%) WCF
14 75 (7.77%) Oracle Fusion
14 75 (7.77%) ASP.NET
15 70 (7.25%) jQuery
16 66 (6.84%) XSD
17 58 (6.01%) JSON
18 57 (5.91%) Hibernate
18 57 (5.91%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 59 (6.11%) Enterprise Software
2 58 (6.01%) Open Source
3 38 (3.94%) Clustering
4 37 (3.83%) Mobile App
5 32 (3.32%) Hedge funds
6 29 (3.01%) N-Tier
7 22 (2.28%) Computer Science
8 18 (1.87%) Data Integration
9 14 (1.45%) Mobile Payment
9 14 (1.45%) Fixed Income
9 14 (1.45%) Management Information System
10 13 (1.35%) Derivative
11 12 (1.24%) New Media
12 10 (1.04%) Client/Server
13 8 (0.83%) W3C
14 7 (0.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 7 (0.73%) PKI
14 7 (0.73%) Online Games
15 6 (0.62%) Credit Risk
15 6 (0.62%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 179 (18.55%) Linux
2 92 (9.53%) UNIX
3 76 (7.88%) Windows
4 33 (3.42%) SELinux
5 19 (1.97%) Solaris
6 18 (1.87%) Apple iOS
7 17 (1.76%) Android
8 11 (1.14%) Oracle Linux
9 10 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (0.62%) CentOS
13 5 (0.52%) Ubuntu
14 4 (0.41%) Windows XP
14 4 (0.41%) VMS
14 4 (0.41%) Windows 7
15 3 (0.31%) Windows 2000
16 1 (0.10%) zOS
16 1 (0.10%) Windows 8
16 1 (0.10%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (18.65%) TDD
2 157 (16.27%) Agile Software Development
3 148 (15.34%) Scrum
4 143 (14.82%) OO
5 118 (12.23%) MVC
6 115 (11.92%) Continuous Integration
7 93 (9.64%) UML
8 84 (8.70%) BDD
9 71 (7.36%) E-Commerce
10 70 (7.25%) Migration
11 66 (6.84%) TOGAF
11 66 (6.84%) CRM
12 62 (6.42%) Business Intelligence
12 62 (6.42%) Data Modelling
13 61 (6.32%) Unit Testing
14 60 (6.22%) Configuration Management
15 56 (5.80%) Workflow
16 53 (5.49%) Content Management
17 52 (5.39%) EAI
17 52 (5.39%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 348 (36.06%) Java
2 177 (18.34%) SQL
3 157 (16.27%) JavaScript
4 126 (13.06%) C#
5 97 (10.05%) Python
6 73 (7.56%) Ruby
7 68 (7.05%) Bash Shell
8 59 (6.11%) PL/SQL
9 41 (4.25%) XPath
10 31 (3.21%) Scala
11 29 (3.01%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
12 27 (2.80%) PHP
13 25 (2.59%) Jython
14 23 (2.38%) T-SQL
15 21 (2.18%) Perl
16 20 (2.07%) Groovy
17 18 (1.87%) Shell Script
18 16 (1.66%) C++
19 15 (1.55%) C
20 14 (1.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 72 (7.46%) Degree
2 30 (3.11%) Security Cleared
3 18 (1.87%) SC Cleared
4 17 (1.76%) ISTQB
5 14 (1.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (0.52%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.31%) CTC Cleared
8 2 (0.21%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (0.21%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 2 (0.21%) PMP
8 2 (0.21%) OCPJP
9 1 (0.10%) CISM
9 1 (0.10%) GIAC
9 1 (0.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.10%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.10%) OCP
9 1 (0.10%) MCSE
9 1 (0.10%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (6.01%) QA
2 24 (2.49%) Data Quality
3 7 (0.73%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.31%) FATCA
4 3 (0.31%) SLA
5 1 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.10%) COBIT
5 1 (0.10%) Solvency II
System Software
1 71 (7.36%) Oracle RAC
2 39 (4.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (2.38%) vCloud
4 10 (1.04%) Varnish
5 9 (0.93%) VMware ESX
6 7 (0.73%) Active Directory
7 5 (0.52%) Hyper-V
8 4 (0.41%) KVM
9 3 (0.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 3 (0.31%) vSphere
10 2 (0.21%) Oracle RMAN
10 2 (0.21%) HDFS
11 1 (0.10%) ACF2
11 1 (0.10%) Xen
11 1 (0.10%) RACF
11 1 (0.10%) Samba
Systems Management
1 80 (8.29%) Puppet
2 40 (4.15%) Opscode Chef
3 34 (3.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 29 (3.01%) Oracle Identity Management
5 7 (0.73%) HP Quality Center
6 6 (0.62%) OpenSSO
6 6 (0.62%) CA LISA
6 6 (0.62%) Nagios
6 6 (0.62%) Ansible
6 6 (0.62%) Salt
7 5 (0.52%) CA SiteMinder
8 4 (0.41%) ZABBIX
8 4 (0.41%) Ganglia
8 4 (0.41%) Oracle EDQ
8 4 (0.41%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 4 (0.41%) Vagrant
9 3 (0.31%) WMI
9 3 (0.31%) Data Guard
10 1 (0.10%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.10%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 333 (34.51%) Oracle
2 97 (10.05%) Microsoft
3 90 (9.33%) IBM
4 51 (5.28%) VMware
5 45 (4.66%) Remedy
6 44 (4.56%) JBoss
7 33 (3.42%) Adobe
8 30 (3.11%) Siebel
8 30 (3.11%) Salesforce.com
9 23 (2.38%) BEA
10 22 (2.28%) webMethods
10 22 (2.28%) SAP
11 17 (1.76%) Red Hat
12 16 (1.66%) PeopleSoft
13 15 (1.55%) TIBCO
14 13 (1.35%) Software AG
15 12 (1.24%) hybris
16 11 (1.14%) Zend
17 10 (1.04%) ATG
18 9 (0.93%) Google
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day Excellent Bonuses and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £550 per day + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £330.00 - £340.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Anantha
Rate: £300 - £370 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Thebes IT
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Posted: 6 days ago
London
LA International
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £375 - £475 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified Market Rates
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
North London
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Interquest - Sand Resources
Rate: £380 - £400 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £525 - £575 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago