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 26 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 25 23 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing SOA 10 19 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 3.55% 5.60% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.65% 6.88% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 19 0
Median daily rate £525 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £413
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £36.25 £52.50
% change year-on-year
+24.13% -30.95%
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
215 276 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 76.24% 81.42% 68.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 226 101
Median daily rate £425 £425 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £540 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 13
Median hourly rate £16.00 £28.75 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.34% +105.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £8.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £30.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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 26 May 2016.

SOA Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 26 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 Oxford region with a requirement for SOA.

1 8 (80.00%) Java
1 8 (80.00%) Web Services
2 7 (70.00%) Oracle
2 7 (70.00%) Migration
3 6 (60.00%) SOAP
3 6 (60.00%) JBoss
3 6 (60.00%) Spring
3 6 (60.00%) RESTful
3 6 (60.00%) Oracle Service Bus
3 6 (60.00%) Apache Camel
3 6 (60.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 5 (50.00%) Talend
4 5 (50.00%) Apache CXF
4 5 (50.00%) Integration Testing
4 5 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (50.00%) JPA
4 5 (50.00%) Talend Open Studio
4 5 (50.00%) Oracle Fusion
4 5 (50.00%) XML
4 5 (50.00%) Hibernate
4 5 (50.00%) XML Schema
4 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (50.00%) ETL
5 4 (40.00%) Automated Testing
5 4 (40.00%) JIRA
6 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database
7 2 (20.00%) Network Design
7 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
7 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
7 2 (20.00%) LAN

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 6 (60.00%) JBoss
1 6 (60.00%) Oracle Service Bus
1 6 (60.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (10.00%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) LAN
1 2 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (10.00%) Big Data
2 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Talend Open Studio
2 4 (40.00%) JIRA
3 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (10.00%) Gradle
3 1 (10.00%) IntelliJ
General
1 1 (10.00%) Back Office
1 1 (10.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) Integration Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Architect
3 3 (30.00%) Technical Architect
4 2 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (10.00%) AWS Architect
5 1 (10.00%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (10.00%) CRM Architect
5 1 (10.00%) CRM Solutions Architect
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle SOA Developer
5 1 (10.00%) SOA Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (10.00%) Technical Design Architect
5 1 (10.00%) Technical Design Authority
5 1 (10.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) Web Services
2 6 (60.00%) Apache Camel
2 6 (60.00%) RESTful
2 6 (60.00%) SOAP
2 6 (60.00%) Spring
3 5 (50.00%) Apache CXF
3 5 (50.00%) Hibernate
3 5 (50.00%) JPA
3 5 (50.00%) Oracle Fusion
3 5 (50.00%) XML
3 5 (50.00%) XML Schema
4 2 (20.00%) HTML
5 1 (10.00%) .NET
5 1 (10.00%) CSS
5 1 (10.00%) Dropwizard
5 1 (10.00%) HTML5
5 1 (10.00%) JMS
5 1 (10.00%) Play Framework
5 1 (10.00%) REST
5 1 (10.00%) Scalatra
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
1 2 (20.00%) Unix
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Migration
2 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (50.00%) ETL
2 5 (50.00%) Integration Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Network Design
5 1 (10.00%) Change Management
5 1 (10.00%) CRM
5 1 (10.00%) Domain-Driven Design
5 1 (10.00%) Kanban
5 1 (10.00%) MVC
5 1 (10.00%) Pair Programming
5 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
5 1 (10.00%) Refactoring
5 1 (10.00%) Scrum
5 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (10.00%) TDD
5 1 (10.00%) Time Management
5 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) C++
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) Perl
2 1 (10.00%) PHP
2 1 (10.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Oracle
2 5 (50.00%) Talend
3 1 (10.00%) New Relic