The first table below looks at the demand for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newbury region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Newbury region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 17 20 19
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs citing SOA 7 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 4.07% 1.28% 2.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.47% 2.74% 3.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.00 £34.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+35.29% +4.61%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Newbury
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
128 73 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 74.42% 46.79% 58.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 25 25
Average daily rate £425 £356 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.29% -1.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £285 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 7
Average hourly rate £165.00 £14.00 £34.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1078.57% -59.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
SOA
Berkshire

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SOA across the Newbury region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

SOA
Daily Rate Trend in Newbury

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

SOA Daily Rate Trend in Newbury

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newbury 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 18 (100.00%) Java
2 16 (88.89%) Telecoms
3 12 (66.67%) Oracle
4 9 (50.00%) J2EE
4 9 (50.00%) UNIX
5 8 (44.44%) Linux
5 8 (44.44%) XML
5 8 (44.44%) WebLogic
5 8 (44.44%) Problem Management
5 8 (44.44%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (38.89%) Oracle Database
6 7 (38.89%) HTML
6 7 (38.89%) Perl
6 7 (38.89%) SOAP
6 7 (38.89%) Web Services
6 7 (38.89%) TCP/IP
6 7 (38.89%) Workflow
6 7 (38.89%) Business Continuity
7 6 (33.33%) Finance
7 6 (33.33%) CSS
7 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
8 5 (27.78%) REST
9 4 (22.22%) HTML5
9 4 (22.22%) RIA
9 4 (22.22%) MySQL
9 4 (22.22%) Internet
9 4 (22.22%) Ajax
9 4 (22.22%) MVC
9 4 (22.22%) JSON
10 3 (16.67%) Penetration Testing

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newbury 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 8 (44.44%) WebLogic
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
3 1 (5.56%) Jetty
3 1 (5.56%) Apache
3 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) TCP/IP
2 4 (22.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) Oracle Database
2 4 (22.22%) MySQL
3 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) JUnit
1 2 (11.11%) NUnit
1 2 (11.11%) Selenium
1 2 (11.11%) Cucumber
General
1 16 (88.89%) Telecoms
2 6 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Developer
2 6 (33.33%) Architect
3 3 (16.67%) Domain Architect
3 3 (16.67%) UI Programmer
3 3 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Perl Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Senior Perl Developer
3 3 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
3 3 (16.67%) UI Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Java Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Salesforce.com Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Salesforce.com Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (50.00%) J2EE
2 8 (44.44%) XML
3 7 (38.89%) HTML
3 7 (38.89%) SOAP
3 7 (38.89%) Web Services
4 6 (33.33%) CSS
5 5 (27.78%) REST
6 4 (22.22%) HTML5
6 4 (22.22%) JSON
6 4 (22.22%) Ajax
7 3 (16.67%) WSDL
7 3 (16.67%) CGI
7 3 (16.67%) jQuery
7 3 (16.67%) Ext JS
7 3 (16.67%) CSS3
8 2 (11.11%) RESTful
8 2 (11.11%) Hibernate
9 1 (5.56%) Spring
9 1 (5.56%) JSF
9 1 (5.56%) JTA
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) RIA
2 3 (16.67%) Mobile App
3 2 (11.11%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) UNIX
2 8 (44.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Problem Management
1 8 (44.44%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (38.89%) Business Continuity
2 7 (38.89%) Workflow
3 4 (22.22%) MVC
4 3 (16.67%) Service Management
4 3 (16.67%) Process Management
4 3 (16.67%) ITIL
4 3 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (16.67%) OWASP
5 2 (11.11%) Unit Testing
5 2 (11.11%) OO
5 2 (11.11%) CRM
5 2 (11.11%) OOD
5 2 (11.11%) Scrum
6 1 (5.56%) Load Balancing
6 1 (5.56%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (38.89%) Perl
3 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 3 (16.67%) C#
4 3 (16.67%) Groovy
5 2 (11.11%) Apex Code
5 2 (11.11%) C
5 2 (11.11%) Ruby
5 2 (11.11%) C++
6 1 (5.56%) PHP
6 1 (5.56%) SQL
6 1 (5.56%) Python
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) MOM
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) Oracle
2 3 (16.67%) JBoss
3 2 (11.11%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (5.56%) TIBCO