The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 22 18 36
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +18
Contract jobs citing SOA 17 23 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 5.69% 6.41% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.52% 7.62% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 1
Median daily rate £400 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +17.64%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £470 £450
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 £43.75 £48.75
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -10.25%
SOA
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Merseyside region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
226 302 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 75.59% 84.12% 77.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 158 117
Median daily rate £375 £400 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +26.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £255 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £500 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 8
Median hourly rate £22.85 £30.19 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.32% +101.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.04 £50.50 £19.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Merseyside region citing SOA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

SOA
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SOA across the Merseyside region.

SOA Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

SOA
Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOA across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016.

SOA Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

SOA
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 3 December 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
Liverpool -2 11 £383 -23.50% 1
Wirral - 2 - -
SOA
North West

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for SOA.

1 30 (71.43%) Oracle
1 30 (71.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 24 (57.14%) SC Cleared
2 24 (57.14%) Security Cleared
3 19 (45.24%) Middleware
4 16 (38.10%) Oracle Service Bus
4 16 (38.10%) Oracle Database
5 15 (35.71%) Oracle EBS
5 15 (35.71%) B2B
6 14 (33.33%) BPEL
7 13 (30.95%) Oracle Fusion
8 11 (26.19%) JMS
9 10 (23.81%) Oracle Database 11g
10 9 (21.43%) XML
11 8 (19.05%) Web Services
11 8 (19.05%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 8 (19.05%) Performance Management
11 8 (19.05%) Oracle EBS R12
11 8 (19.05%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
12 7 (16.67%) Windows
13 6 (14.29%) Visual Studio
13 6 (14.29%) .NET
13 6 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
14 5 (11.90%) EDIFACT
14 5 (11.90%) SQL
14 5 (11.90%) SOAP
14 5 (11.90%) SMTP
14 5 (11.90%) FTP
14 5 (11.90%) User Experience
14 5 (11.90%) Use Case

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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 30 (71.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 16 (38.10%) Oracle Service Bus
3 4 (9.52%) WebLogic
4 3 (7.14%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.38%) Confluence
5 1 (2.38%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (7.14%) InfoPath
1 3 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 3 (7.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 15 (35.71%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (19.05%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.14%) Google Analytics
2 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.90%) FTP
1 5 (11.90%) SMTP
2 3 (7.14%) Extranet
2 3 (7.14%) HTTPS
2 3 (7.14%) Internet
2 3 (7.14%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (38.10%) Oracle Database
2 10 (23.81%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 3 (7.14%) JIRA
2 3 (7.14%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
3 1 (2.38%) Rational Application Developer
3 1 (2.38%) SoapUI
3 1 (2.38%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 1 (2.38%) Zephyr
General
1 3 (7.14%) Retail
2 2 (4.76%) Electronics
2 2 (4.76%) Finance
2 2 (4.76%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.76%) Marketing
2 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (33.33%) Developer
2 11 (26.19%) Oracle Developer
3 10 (23.81%) Architect
3 10 (23.81%) DBA
3 10 (23.81%) Oracle SOA Developer
3 10 (23.81%) SOA Developer
4 4 (9.52%) Integration Architect
4 4 (9.52%) Oracle DBA
5 3 (7.14%) Consultant
5 3 (7.14%) Messaging Architect
5 3 (7.14%) Oracle Consultant
5 3 (7.14%) SC Cleared DBA
5 3 (7.14%) SharePoint Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (7.14%) Web Architect
6 2 (4.76%) Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Head of Development
6 2 (4.76%) Oracle Architect
6 2 (4.76%) Oracle SOA Architect
6 2 (4.76%) SOA Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (45.24%) Middleware
2 13 (30.95%) Oracle Fusion
3 11 (26.19%) JMS
4 9 (21.43%) XML
5 8 (19.05%) Web Services
6 6 (14.29%) .NET
7 5 (11.90%) EDIFACT
7 5 (11.90%) SOAP
8 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET
8 3 (7.14%) jQuery
8 3 (7.14%) WF
8 3 (7.14%) XML Messaging
9 2 (4.76%) Ruby on Rails
10 1 (2.38%) J2EE
10 1 (2.38%) JAAS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) User Experience
2 1 (2.38%) Clustering
2 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.38%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (2.38%) Linux
2 1 (2.38%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (35.71%) B2B
2 14 (33.33%) BPEL
3 8 (19.05%) Performance Management
4 6 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (11.90%) Use Case
6 3 (7.14%) Analytics
6 3 (7.14%) DevOps
6 3 (7.14%) UML
6 3 (7.14%) Workflow
7 2 (4.76%) Business Activity Monitoring
7 2 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (4.76%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (4.76%) Microservices
7 2 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (4.76%) Presales
7 2 (4.76%) Programme Management
7 2 (4.76%) SDLC
7 2 (4.76%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (2.38%) Business Analysis
8 1 (2.38%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.90%) SQL
2 3 (7.14%) C#
2 3 (7.14%) Java
3 2 (4.76%) PL/SQL
3 2 (4.76%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 24 (57.14%) SC Cleared
1 24 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.38%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (19.05%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
1 8 (19.05%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 30 (71.43%) Oracle
2 4 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.14%) Google
3 3 (7.14%) Nintex
4 2 (4.76%) SAP
5 1 (2.38%) Cisco
5 1 (2.38%) Dell
5 1 (2.38%) EMC
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