The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 37 - 16
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SOA 6 0 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.84% - 7.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.24% - 8.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 27
Median daily rate £663 - £525
90% offered a daily rate of more than £650 - £515
10% offered a daily rate of more than £688 - £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £448
% change year-on-year
- +0.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £48.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+13.98% +13.52%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
268 251 314
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 82.21% 86.25% 84.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 214 189
Median daily rate £500 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £140 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £575 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 16
Median hourly rate £21.29 £67.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.45% +350.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.43 £19.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.19 £137.50 £22.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +52.94%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

SOA
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

SOA Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 Oxford region with a requirement for SOA.

1 7 (77.78%) Java
1 7 (77.78%) Linux
1 7 (77.78%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (66.67%) Network Design
2 6 (66.67%) Data Centre
3 5 (55.56%) Windows Server
3 5 (55.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (55.56%) LAN
3 5 (55.56%) WAN
3 5 (55.56%) Unix
3 5 (55.56%) Windows
3 5 (55.56%) Oracle
3 5 (55.56%) Migration
4 4 (44.44%) SaaS
4 4 (44.44%) Web Services
4 4 (44.44%) Back Office
5 3 (33.33%) Perl
5 3 (33.33%) .NET
5 3 (33.33%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (33.33%) Spring
5 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
5 3 (33.33%) Node.js
5 3 (33.33%) REST
6 2 (22.22%) Play Framework
6 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
6 2 (22.22%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (22.22%) React
6 2 (22.22%) Spring MVC
6 2 (22.22%) Grails
6 2 (22.22%) jQuery

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford 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 5 (55.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (22.22%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (22.22%) nginx
3 1 (11.11%) Apache
3 1 (11.11%) Apache ServiceMix
Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 7 (77.78%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (44.44%) SaaS
3 1 (11.11%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) LAN
1 5 (55.56%) WAN
2 1 (11.11%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 1 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
1 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Ant
1 2 (22.22%) JUnit
1 2 (22.22%) Maven
1 2 (22.22%) Mockito
General
1 4 (44.44%) Back Office
2 2 (22.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Architect
2 4 (44.44%) Technical Architect
3 3 (33.33%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (22.22%) Angular Developer
4 2 (22.22%) AWS Architect
4 2 (22.22%) Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (22.22%) J2EE Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Java Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (11.11%) .NET Architect
5 1 (11.11%) .NET Technical Architect
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Java Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Consultant
5 1 (11.11%) Data Architect
5 1 (11.11%) Data Centre Architect
5 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
5 1 (11.11%) Java Architect
5 1 (11.11%) Java Technical Architect
5 1 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) Web Services
2 3 (33.33%) .NET
2 3 (33.33%) Node.js
2 3 (33.33%) REST
2 3 (33.33%) Spring
3 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
3 2 (22.22%) Grails
3 2 (22.22%) J2EE
3 2 (22.22%) J2SE
3 2 (22.22%) Java EE
3 2 (22.22%) JMS
3 2 (22.22%) jQuery
3 2 (22.22%) JSF
3 2 (22.22%) Play Framework
3 2 (22.22%) React
3 2 (22.22%) Spring MVC
3 2 (22.22%) XML
4 1 (11.11%) HTML
4 1 (11.11%) OAuth
4 1 (11.11%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (11.11%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Linux
2 5 (55.56%) Unix
2 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Network Design
2 5 (55.56%) Migration
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Change Management
3 2 (22.22%) MVC
3 2 (22.22%) Project Planning
3 2 (22.22%) Time Management
3 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
4 1 (11.11%) API Design
4 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
4 1 (11.11%) DevOps
4 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
4 1 (11.11%) OO
4 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) Product Management
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (11.11%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) Perl
3 2 (22.22%) C#
3 2 (22.22%) C++
3 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 2 (22.22%) PHP
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Ansible
1 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (11.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle