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 1 May 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 121 104 109
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +5
Contract jobs citing SOA 473 480 474
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.06% 2.11% 2.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.46% 2.61% 2.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 327 304 315
Median daily rate £488 £475 £448
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +6.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £431 £410
% change year-on-year
+10.28% +5.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.00 £38.43 £46.00
% change year-on-year
+27.52% -16.46%
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
19265 18402 18847
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 83.71% 80.79% 80.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 13995 12865 13389
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
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 median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 170 264 234
Median hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 £23.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.31% -11.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.96 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.10 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 +2 52 £500 +1.52% 24
Canary Wharf 0 3 £850 +54.54%
Bromley - 2 £663 -
Chessington - 2 - -
Docklands, London +8 1 - -
Hammersmith 0 1 - -
Osterley -4 1 £400 +25.00%
Wimbledon - 1 £450 -
Ealing - 1 - -
Westminster - 1 £440 -
Barnet - 1 - -
Uxbridge - 1 £375 - 2
SOA
England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

1 384 (47.94%) Agile Software Development
2 344 (42.95%) Java
3 226 (28.21%) Oracle
4 221 (27.59%) Web Services
5 203 (25.34%) Scrum
6 201 (25.09%) SQL
7 193 (24.09%) .NET
8 192 (23.97%) TDD
9 190 (23.72%) Finance
10 171 (21.35%) JavaScript
10 171 (21.35%) XML
11 157 (19.60%) C#
11 157 (19.60%) HTML
12 140 (17.48%) Linux
13 136 (16.98%) RESTful
14 133 (16.60%) REST
15 126 (15.73%) CSS
16 120 (14.98%) Continuous Integration
17 119 (14.86%) SDLC
18 118 (14.73%) Git (software)
18 118 (14.73%) SOAP
18 118 (14.73%) OO
19 111 (13.86%) Middleware
20 103 (12.86%) Banking
21 97 (12.11%) Microservices
22 94 (11.74%) SQL Server
23 88 (10.99%) MongoDB
24 86 (10.74%) Windows
25 82 (10.24%) BDD
26 81 (10.11%) Microsoft

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 69 (8.61%) WebSphere
2 59 (7.37%) WebLogic
3 45 (5.62%) Node.js
4 40 (4.99%) Apache
5 39 (4.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 38 (4.74%) Mule
7 34 (4.24%) CMS
8 28 (3.50%) Oracle Service Bus
8 28 (3.50%) Tomcat
9 27 (3.37%) Confluence
9 27 (3.37%) JBoss
10 22 (2.75%) WebSphere Application Server
11 17 (2.12%) BizTalk Server
12 16 (2.00%) Elasticsearch
12 16 (2.00%) Oracle Coherence
13 13 (1.62%) Apache Solr
13 13 (1.62%) IIS
13 13 (1.62%) Mule ESB
14 12 (1.50%) Oracle Workflow
15 11 (1.37%) nginx
Applications
1 13 (1.62%) MS Excel
2 7 (0.87%) MS Office
2 7 (0.87%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.50%) MS Project
4 2 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.12%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 26 (3.25%) Oracle EBS
2 14 (1.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 13 (1.62%) Oracle Applications
3 13 (1.62%) Oracle BPM
4 10 (1.25%) Oracle EBS R12
5 8 (1.00%) BusinessWorks
6 5 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
6 5 (0.62%) Oracle Payables
7 4 (0.50%) Oracle ERP
8 3 (0.37%) ION MarketView
9 2 (0.25%) Documaker
9 2 (0.25%) Magento
9 2 (0.25%) Oracle CRM
9 2 (0.25%) Oracle FAH
9 2 (0.25%) Oracle Financials
10 1 (0.12%) Oracle General Ledger
10 1 (0.12%) Oracle iProcurement
10 1 (0.12%) Oracle Retail
10 1 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
10 1 (0.12%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 52 (6.49%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (2.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (2.25%) Amazon S3
3 18 (2.25%) GitHub
4 17 (2.12%) Amazon EC2
4 17 (2.12%) Amazon SQS
5 16 (2.00%) SaaS
6 13 (1.62%) AWS CloudFormation
7 11 (1.37%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 11 (1.37%) PaaS
7 11 (1.37%) Route 53
8 10 (1.25%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 10 (1.25%) Amazon ELB
8 10 (1.25%) CloudFront
9 9 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
9 9 (1.12%) IaaS
10 6 (0.75%) Office 365
11 4 (0.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 4 (0.50%) Google App Engine
11 4 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 40 (4.99%) HTTP
2 19 (2.37%) Internet
3 15 (1.87%) HTTPS
4 13 (1.62%) SNMP
5 9 (1.12%) DNS
5 9 (1.12%) FTP
6 8 (1.00%) Intrusion Detection
6 8 (1.00%) SSL
6 8 (1.00%) TCP/IP
7 6 (0.75%) Network Security
7 6 (0.75%) WinSCP
8 4 (0.50%) Firewall
8 4 (0.50%) SAN
8 4 (0.50%) VPN
9 3 (0.37%) BIG-IP
9 3 (0.37%) Kerberos
9 3 (0.37%) LAN
9 3 (0.37%) WAN
9 3 (0.37%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (0.25%) Converged Networks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (11.74%) SQL Server
2 88 (10.99%) MongoDB
3 72 (8.99%) NoSQL
4 53 (6.62%) Oracle Database
5 47 (5.87%) Relational Database
6 45 (5.62%) Data Warehouse
7 37 (4.62%) PostgreSQL
8 33 (4.12%) MySQL
8 33 (4.12%) SQL Server 2012
9 29 (3.62%) Oracle Database 11g
10 26 (3.25%) DB2
11 23 (2.87%) RDBMS
12 21 (2.62%) Hadoop
13 20 (2.50%) Big Data
13 20 (2.50%) Oracle Database 12c
14 18 (2.25%) Oracle ODI
14 18 (2.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 18 (2.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 15 (1.87%) Oracle BI EE
16 14 (1.75%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 118 (14.73%) Git (software)
2 74 (9.24%) JIRA
3 72 (8.99%) Jenkins
4 60 (7.49%) Maven
5 53 (6.62%) JUnit
6 42 (5.24%) Selenium
6 42 (5.24%) Subversion
7 40 (4.99%) Team Foundation Server
8 34 (4.24%) SoapUI
9 33 (4.12%) Eclipse
10 32 (4.00%) NUnit
11 27 (3.37%) Cucumber
11 27 (3.37%) Hudson
12 25 (3.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 24 (3.00%) Visual Studio
14 20 (2.50%) TeamCity
15 18 (2.25%) WebDriver
16 17 (2.12%) Mockito
17 15 (1.87%) Ant
17 15 (1.87%) MSTest
General
1 190 (23.72%) Finance
2 103 (12.86%) Banking
3 59 (7.37%) Retail
4 31 (3.87%) Front Office
5 30 (3.75%) Investment Banking
6 26 (3.25%) Marketing
7 25 (3.12%) Back Office
7 25 (3.12%) Telecoms
8 19 (2.37%) Financial Institution
9 14 (1.75%) Electronics
9 14 (1.75%) Manufacturing
10 9 (1.12%) Games
11 8 (1.00%) Billing
12 7 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
13 6 (0.75%) Advertising
13 6 (0.75%) Legal
14 5 (0.62%) International Banking
15 4 (0.50%) Hungarian Language
15 4 (0.50%) Retail Banking
16 3 (0.37%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 334 (41.70%) Developer
2 219 (27.34%) Architect
3 100 (12.48%) Solutions Architect
4 94 (11.74%) Java Developer
5 85 (10.61%) C# Developer
6 63 (7.87%) .NET Developer
7 50 (6.24%) C# .NET Developer
8 49 (6.12%) Senior Developer
9 46 (5.74%) Consultant
10 33 (4.12%) Technical Architect
11 31 (3.87%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 29 (3.62%) Enterprise Architect
13 28 (3.50%) Oracle Developer
14 26 (3.25%) SQL Developer
15 25 (3.12%) DevOps Engineer
16 24 (3.00%) Designer
16 24 (3.00%) Technical Leader
17 23 (2.87%) SOA Developer
18 22 (2.75%) JavaScript Developer
18 22 (2.75%) SOA Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 221 (27.59%) Web Services
2 193 (24.09%) .NET
3 171 (21.35%) XML
4 157 (19.60%) HTML
5 136 (16.98%) RESTful
6 133 (16.60%) REST
7 126 (15.73%) CSS
8 118 (14.73%) SOAP
9 111 (13.86%) Middleware
10 80 (9.99%) Spring
11 77 (9.61%) J2EE
11 77 (9.61%) JMS
12 75 (9.36%) HTML5
13 70 (8.74%) AngularJS
14 69 (8.61%) jQuery
15 65 (8.11%) .NET Framework
15 65 (8.11%) XSD
16 58 (7.24%) WCF
17 54 (6.74%) ASP.NET
18 51 (6.37%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 57 (7.12%) Mobile App
2 49 (6.12%) User Experience
3 37 (4.62%) Enterprise Software
4 32 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
5 26 (3.25%) Visualisation
6 24 (3.00%) Computer Science
7 21 (2.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 20 (2.50%) Data Integration
9 19 (2.37%) Data Centre
9 19 (2.37%) Management Information System
9 19 (2.37%) Video on Demand
10 16 (2.00%) Derivative
10 16 (2.00%) SWIFT
11 15 (1.87%) N-Tier
12 13 (1.62%) Fixed Income
13 11 (1.37%) Blog
14 10 (1.25%) Equity Derivative
15 9 (1.12%) DataPower
15 9 (1.12%) Mainframe
16 8 (1.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 140 (17.48%) Linux
2 86 (10.74%) Windows
3 58 (7.24%) Unix
4 22 (2.75%) Android
5 17 (2.12%) Apple iOS
5 17 (2.12%) Windows Mobile
6 14 (1.75%) CentOS
7 12 (1.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (1.25%) Ubuntu
9 9 (1.12%) Solaris
9 9 (1.12%) Windows Server
10 8 (1.00%) AIX
11 6 (0.75%) Windows Phone
12 3 (0.37%) VMS
12 3 (0.37%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.37%) Windows Phone 8
13 2 (0.25%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 384 (47.94%) Agile Software Development
2 203 (25.34%) Scrum
3 192 (23.97%) TDD
4 120 (14.98%) Continuous Integration
5 119 (14.86%) SDLC
6 118 (14.73%) OO
7 97 (12.11%) Microservices
8 82 (10.24%) BDD
9 80 (9.99%) DevOps
10 73 (9.11%) Open Source
11 72 (8.99%) E-Commerce
12 70 (8.74%) Data Modelling
13 65 (8.11%) Multithreading
14 63 (7.87%) MVC
15 59 (7.37%) UML
16 50 (6.24%) Mentoring
16 50 (6.24%) TOGAF
17 49 (6.12%) Project Management
18 43 (5.37%) Business Intelligence
18 43 (5.37%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 344 (42.95%) Java
2 201 (25.09%) SQL
3 171 (21.35%) JavaScript
4 157 (19.60%) C#
5 46 (5.74%) Python
6 41 (5.12%) Groovy
7 39 (4.87%) PL/SQL
8 29 (3.62%) Perl
9 24 (3.00%) Ruby
9 24 (3.00%) T-SQL
10 23 (2.87%) Bash Shell
11 19 (2.37%) PHP
12 16 (2.00%) Scala
13 15 (1.87%) PowerShell
14 12 (1.50%) Apex Code
14 12 (1.50%) XPath
15 11 (1.37%) C
15 11 (1.37%) SOQL
16 8 (1.00%) C++
17 5 (0.62%) Jython
Qualifications
1 68 (8.49%) Security Cleared
2 56 (6.99%) SC Cleared
3 38 (4.74%) Degree
4 27 (3.37%) DV Cleared
5 6 (0.75%) CTC Cleared
6 4 (0.50%) APMP
6 4 (0.50%) CISSP
7 3 (0.37%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (0.37%) ISEB
7 3 (0.37%) PhD
8 2 (0.25%) CCNA
8 2 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.25%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.25%) OCP
8 2 (0.25%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (0.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.12%) APMG
9 1 (0.12%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (6.24%) QA
2 10 (1.25%) SEPA
3 8 (1.00%) Data Quality
4 7 (0.87%) COBIT
5 6 (0.75%) HL7
6 5 (0.62%) Disclosure Scotland
6 5 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.37%) SLA
7 3 (0.37%) Solvency II
8 2 (0.25%) ISO20022
8 2 (0.25%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.25%) SDET
9 1 (0.12%) MiFID
System Software
1 15 (1.87%) Docker
2 13 (1.62%) Active Directory
2 13 (1.62%) Hyper-V
3 9 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (1.00%) Oracle RAC
5 7 (0.87%) vCloud
6 4 (0.50%) vSphere
7 2 (0.25%) HDFS
8 1 (0.12%) GridGain
8 1 (0.12%) NFS
8 1 (0.12%) Samba
8 1 (0.12%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 34 (4.24%) Puppet
2 22 (2.75%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (1.75%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 11 (1.37%) Ansible
5 10 (1.25%) HP Quality Center
6 9 (1.12%) SCCM
6 9 (1.12%) Tivoli
7 8 (1.00%) Data Guard
8 7 (0.87%) Kibana
8 7 (0.87%) Kubernetes
8 7 (0.87%) logstash
8 7 (0.87%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 7 (0.87%) Oracle Identity Management
9 6 (0.75%) Netcool
9 6 (0.75%) Tivoli Monitoring
10 5 (0.62%) Netcool/OMNIbus
11 4 (0.50%) CloudHub
12 3 (0.37%) Mesos
12 3 (0.37%) Windows Intune
13 2 (0.25%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 226 (28.21%) Oracle
2 81 (10.11%) Microsoft
3 69 (8.61%) IBM
4 37 (4.62%) Red Hat
5 30 (3.75%) TIBCO
6 27 (3.37%) MuleSoft
7 24 (3.00%) SAP
8 22 (2.75%) Atlassian
9 19 (2.37%) Pega
10 18 (2.25%) Salesforce.com
11 14 (1.75%) Teradata
11 14 (1.75%) VMware
12 13 (1.62%) Guidewire
12 13 (1.62%) webMethods
13 12 (1.50%) HP
14 9 (1.12%) Adobe
14 9 (1.12%) Informatica
14 9 (1.12%) Siebel
15 8 (1.00%) New Relic
15 8 (1.00%) Remedy
London
PCR
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £650 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Thebes IT
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Fleet Street & Croydon
InfoURGE Technologies
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Intelletec
Rate: From £600 to £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
PCR
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum + likely extension
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Ifftner Solutions
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Tiro Partners
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £550 to £625 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates (6 - 12 months initial contract)
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
DCV Technologies
Rate: £300 - £500 per day + Excellent rates
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Broster Buchanan
Rate: £350 - £420 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
South East London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £575 - £625 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
London
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + Flexible upon Experience
Posted: 26 days ago