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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 35 36 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing SOA 11 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 3.63% 3.23% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.66% 4.01% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 0
Median daily rate £519 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £470 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
+4.44% +6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £40.60 £43.25
% change year-on-year
+8.37% -6.12%
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
236 274 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 77.89% 80.35% 70.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 231 96
Median daily rate £425 £403 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 16
Median hourly rate £16.00 £36.25 £14.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.86% +144.93%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 28 June 2016.

SOA Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 28 June 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%) Web Services
3 7 (63.64%) Migration
3 7 (63.64%) Oracle
3 7 (63.64%) Spring
4 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (54.55%) RESTful
4 6 (54.55%) Oracle Service Bus
4 6 (54.55%) JBoss
4 6 (54.55%) SOAP
4 6 (54.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 6 (54.55%) Apache Camel
5 5 (45.45%) Talend
5 5 (45.45%) Apache CXF
5 5 (45.45%) JPA
5 5 (45.45%) Talend Open Studio
5 5 (45.45%) Oracle Fusion
5 5 (45.45%) XML Schema
5 5 (45.45%) ETL
5 5 (45.45%) Hibernate
5 5 (45.45%) XML
5 5 (45.45%) Integration Testing
5 5 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (36.36%) JIRA
6 4 (36.36%) Automated Testing
7 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database
8 2 (18.18%) Play Framework
8 2 (18.18%) Network Design
8 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
8 2 (18.18%) Data Centre

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 (54.55%) JBoss
1 6 (54.55%) Oracle Service Bus
1 6 (54.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (9.09%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) LAN
1 2 (18.18%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database
2 1 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (9.09%) Big Data
2 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
2 1 (9.09%) MySQL
2 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Talend Open Studio
2 4 (36.36%) JIRA
3 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
3 1 (9.09%) Gradle
3 1 (9.09%) IntelliJ
General
1 1 (9.09%) Back Office
1 1 (9.09%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) Integration Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Architect
3 3 (27.27%) Java Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Technical Architect
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (9.09%) AWS Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (9.09%) CRM Architect
5 1 (9.09%) CRM Solutions Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle SOA Developer
5 1 (9.09%) SOA Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Design Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Design Authority
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) Web Services
2 7 (63.64%) Spring
3 6 (54.55%) Apache Camel
3 6 (54.55%) RESTful
3 6 (54.55%) SOAP
4 5 (45.45%) Apache CXF
4 5 (45.45%) Hibernate
4 5 (45.45%) JPA
4 5 (45.45%) Oracle Fusion
4 5 (45.45%) XML
4 5 (45.45%) XML Schema
5 2 (18.18%) HTML
5 2 (18.18%) Play Framework
6 1 (9.09%) CSS
6 1 (9.09%) Dropwizard
6 1 (9.09%) HTML5
6 1 (9.09%) Hystrix
6 1 (9.09%) Node.js
6 1 (9.09%) REST
6 1 (9.09%) Scalatra
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Data Integration
2 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
1 2 (18.18%) Unix
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
1 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Migration
2 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (45.45%) ETL
3 5 (45.45%) Integration Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Automated Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Network Design
6 1 (9.09%) CRM
6 1 (9.09%) Domain-Driven Design
6 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
6 1 (9.09%) Kanban
6 1 (9.09%) Pair Programming
6 1 (9.09%) Project Planning
6 1 (9.09%) Refactoring
6 1 (9.09%) Scrum
6 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
6 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (9.09%) TDD
6 1 (9.09%) Time Management
6 1 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) Scala
3 1 (9.09%) C#
3 1 (9.09%) C++
3 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) Perl
3 1 (9.09%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Oracle
2 5 (45.45%) Talend
3 1 (9.09%) New Relic