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 8 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 41 - 16
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SOA 8 0 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 2.25% - 8.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.67% - 9.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 33
Median daily rate £650 - £518
90% offered a daily rate of more than £514 - £480
10% offered a daily rate of more than £683 - £550
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 £55.00 £45.00 £48.75
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -7.69%
SOA
Oxfordshire

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
300 240 359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 84.51% 82.76% 84.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 191 260
Median daily rate £450 £430 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -8.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £218 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £538 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 17
Median hourly rate £20.00 £55.00 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.63% +285.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.43 £45.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.19 £137.50 £21.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOA across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

SOA Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 8 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 Oxford region with a requirement for SOA.

1 9 (81.82%) Java
2 8 (72.73%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (63.64%) Linux
4 6 (54.55%) Network Design
4 6 (54.55%) Data Centre
5 5 (45.45%) Windows Server
5 5 (45.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 5 (45.45%) Spring
5 5 (45.45%) Migration
5 5 (45.45%) Unix
5 5 (45.45%) Windows
5 5 (45.45%) LAN
5 5 (45.45%) WAN
5 5 (45.45%) Oracle
5 5 (45.45%) Web Services
6 4 (36.36%) Back Office
6 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (36.36%) SaaS
6 4 (36.36%) REST
7 3 (27.27%) Oracle EBS R12
7 3 (27.27%) AngularJS
7 3 (27.27%) Play Framework
7 3 (27.27%) React
7 3 (27.27%) Node.js
7 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
7 3 (27.27%) XML
7 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
7 3 (27.27%) Perl
7 3 (27.27%) .NET
8 2 (18.18%) J2EE

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 (45.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (18.18%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (18.18%) nginx
3 1 (9.09%) Apache
3 1 (9.09%) Apache ServiceMix
3 1 (9.09%) JBoss
3 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
3 1 (9.09%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (9.09%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 8 (72.73%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (36.36%) SaaS
3 1 (9.09%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (9.09%) IaaS
3 1 (9.09%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) LAN
1 5 (45.45%) WAN
2 1 (9.09%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 1 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
1 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
1 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Ant
1 2 (18.18%) JUnit
1 2 (18.18%) Maven
1 2 (18.18%) Mockito
General
1 4 (36.36%) Back Office
2 2 (18.18%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Architect
2 4 (36.36%) Technical Architect
3 3 (27.27%) Cloud Architect
3 3 (27.27%) Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Java Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Angular Developer
4 2 (18.18%) AWS Architect
4 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (18.18%) J2EE Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Java Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Data Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Data Centre Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Migration Architect
5 1 (9.09%) SaaS Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) Spring
1 5 (45.45%) Web Services
2 4 (36.36%) REST
3 3 (27.27%) .NET
3 3 (27.27%) AngularJS
3 3 (27.27%) Node.js
3 3 (27.27%) Play Framework
3 3 (27.27%) React
3 3 (27.27%) XML
4 2 (18.18%) Apache Camel
4 2 (18.18%) Grails
4 2 (18.18%) J2EE
4 2 (18.18%) J2SE
4 2 (18.18%) Java EE
4 2 (18.18%) JMS
4 2 (18.18%) jQuery
4 2 (18.18%) JSF
4 2 (18.18%) OAuth
4 2 (18.18%) Spring MVC
5 1 (9.09%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Data Centre
2 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
3 1 (9.09%) User Experience
3 1 (9.09%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Linux
2 5 (45.45%) Unix
2 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Network Design
2 5 (45.45%) Migration
3 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) Change Management
4 2 (18.18%) MVC
4 2 (18.18%) Project Planning
4 2 (18.18%) Time Management
4 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
5 1 (9.09%) API Design
5 1 (9.09%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (9.09%) DevOps
5 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
5 1 (9.09%) Microservices
5 1 (9.09%) OWASP
5 1 (9.09%) Process Improvement
5 1 (9.09%) Product Management
5 1 (9.09%) Scrum
5 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (9.09%) TDD
5 1 (9.09%) UML
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
2 3 (27.27%) Perl
3 2 (18.18%) C#
3 2 (18.18%) C++
3 2 (18.18%) PHP
3 2 (18.18%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) XPath
4 1 (9.09%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Ansible
1 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (9.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle