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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 57 45 21
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -24
Contract jobs citing SOA 2 1 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.51% 0.29% 5.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 0.37% 6.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 11
Median daily rate £465 £450 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £463 £435
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +6.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £41.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
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
320 273 215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 82.26% 80.29% 77.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 235 165
Median daily rate £425 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £293 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 8
Median hourly rate £17.00 £50.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.00% +257.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £27.00 £8.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.20 £55.50 £18.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +32.03%

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 30 September 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 11 (84.62%) Java
2 9 (69.23%) Web Services
2 9 (69.23%) Spring
3 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (61.54%) Apache Camel
4 7 (53.85%) RESTful
4 7 (53.85%) Migration
4 7 (53.85%) JBoss
4 7 (53.85%) Oracle
5 6 (46.15%) XML
5 6 (46.15%) SOAP
5 6 (46.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 6 (46.15%) Oracle Service Bus
6 5 (38.46%) Talend
6 5 (38.46%) XML Schema
6 5 (38.46%) ETL
6 5 (38.46%) Hibernate
6 5 (38.46%) Integration Testing
6 5 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (38.46%) JPA
6 5 (38.46%) Talend Open Studio
6 5 (38.46%) Oracle Fusion
6 5 (38.46%) Apache CXF
7 4 (30.77%) JIRA
7 4 (30.77%) Automated Testing
8 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database
8 3 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
8 3 (23.08%) REST
9 2 (15.38%) Scala
9 2 (15.38%) MongoDB

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 7 (53.85%) JBoss
2 6 (46.15%) Oracle Service Bus
2 6 (46.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (7.69%) Apache
3 1 (7.69%) Apache ServiceMix
3 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
3 1 (7.69%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (7.69%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.69%) IaaS
2 1 (7.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) LAN
1 2 (15.38%) WAN
2 1 (7.69%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database
2 2 (15.38%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (15.38%) MongoDB
3 1 (7.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (7.69%) Big Data
3 1 (7.69%) MySQL
3 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
3 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Talend Open Studio
2 4 (30.77%) JIRA
3 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 1 (7.69%) Gradle
3 1 (7.69%) IntelliJ
General
1 1 (7.69%) Back Office
1 1 (7.69%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Integration Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Architect
4 3 (23.08%) Java Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Technical Architect
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (7.69%) AWS Architect
6 1 (7.69%) Cloud Architect
6 1 (7.69%) Consultant
6 1 (7.69%) CRM Architect
6 1 (7.69%) CRM Solutions Architect
6 1 (7.69%) Digital Architect
6 1 (7.69%) Digital Solutions Architect
6 1 (7.69%) Oracle SOA Developer
6 1 (7.69%) SOA Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Technical Design Architect
6 1 (7.69%) Technical Design Authority
6 1 (7.69%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (69.23%) Spring
1 9 (69.23%) Web Services
2 8 (61.54%) Apache Camel
3 7 (53.85%) RESTful
4 6 (46.15%) SOAP
4 6 (46.15%) XML
5 5 (38.46%) Apache CXF
5 5 (38.46%) Hibernate
5 5 (38.46%) JPA
5 5 (38.46%) Oracle Fusion
5 5 (38.46%) XML Schema
6 3 (23.08%) REST
7 2 (15.38%) HTML
7 2 (15.38%) Node.js
7 2 (15.38%) OAuth
7 2 (15.38%) Play Framework
8 1 (7.69%) .NET
8 1 (7.69%) CSS
8 1 (7.69%) JSON
8 1 (7.69%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Data Integration
2 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (7.69%) User Experience
2 1 (7.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
1 2 (15.38%) Unix
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
1 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) Migration
3 5 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (38.46%) ETL
3 5 (38.46%) Integration Testing
4 4 (30.77%) Automated Testing
5 2 (15.38%) DevOps
5 2 (15.38%) Network Design
5 2 (15.38%) Scrum
6 1 (7.69%) API Design
6 1 (7.69%) Front End Development
6 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
6 1 (7.69%) Microservices
6 1 (7.69%) Pair Programming
6 1 (7.69%) Project Planning
6 1 (7.69%) Refactoring
6 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
6 1 (7.69%) SOLID
6 1 (7.69%) TDD
6 1 (7.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) Java
2 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
2 2 (15.38%) Scala
3 1 (7.69%) C#
3 1 (7.69%) C++
3 1 (7.69%) Perl
3 1 (7.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Oracle
2 5 (38.46%) Talend
3 1 (7.69%) New Relic
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