The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 24 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 56 - 46
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SOA 3 0 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.49% - 1.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% - 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 10
Median daily rate £556 - £534
90% offered a daily rate of more than £521 - £498
10% offered a daily rate of more than £591 - £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £50.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +42.85%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
502 436 559
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 81.49% 80.74% 83.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 373 351 365
Median daily rate £475 £413 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 10 26
Median hourly rate £45.00 £27.75 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.16% +11.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £15.90 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £115.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

SOA
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

SOA Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

SOA
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SOA across the Oxfordshire region.

SOA Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for SOA.

1 14 (73.68%) Java
1 14 (73.68%) Linux
2 13 (68.42%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (63.16%) Oracle
4 11 (57.89%) XML
4 11 (57.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 9 (47.37%) Spring
5 9 (47.37%) Node.js
5 9 (47.37%) REST
6 8 (42.11%) Oracle BPM
6 8 (42.11%) AngularJS
6 8 (42.11%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (42.11%) Play Framework
6 8 (42.11%) Mockito
6 8 (42.11%) React
6 8 (42.11%) JSF
6 8 (42.11%) Maven
6 8 (42.11%) Java EE
6 8 (42.11%) XPath
6 8 (42.11%) Spring MVC
6 8 (42.11%) Grails
6 8 (42.11%) jQuery
6 8 (42.11%) Unit Testing
6 8 (42.11%) MVC
6 8 (42.11%) JMS
6 8 (42.11%) Ant
6 8 (42.11%) JUnit
6 8 (42.11%) JavaScript
6 8 (42.11%) SQL
7 7 (36.84%) Configuration Management

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 11 (57.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 8 (42.11%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (31.58%) nginx
4 3 (15.79%) CMS
5 1 (5.26%) Apache
5 1 (5.26%) Apache ServiceMix
Business Applications
1 8 (42.11%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 13 (68.42%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (36.84%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (21.05%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 4 (21.05%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) LAN
1 6 (31.58%) WAN
2 2 (10.53%) Internet
3 1 (5.26%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 1 (5.26%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
1 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (42.11%) Ant
1 8 (42.11%) JUnit
1 8 (42.11%) Maven
1 8 (42.11%) Mockito
General
1 6 (31.58%) Publishing
2 5 (26.32%) Back Office
3 3 (15.79%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Architect
2 8 (42.11%) Developer
3 7 (36.84%) Java Developer
4 5 (26.32%) Technical Architect
5 4 (21.05%) Angular Developer
6 3 (15.79%) Cloud Architect
6 3 (15.79%) Digital Architect
6 3 (15.79%) Digital Solutions Architect
6 3 (15.79%) J2EE Developer
6 3 (15.79%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 3 (15.79%) Node.js Developer
6 3 (15.79%) Senior Developer
6 3 (15.79%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (15.79%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (10.53%) AWS Architect
7 2 (10.53%) AWS Developer
7 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Architect
8 1 (5.26%) Consultant
8 1 (5.26%) Data Architect
8 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (57.89%) XML
2 9 (47.37%) Node.js
2 9 (47.37%) REST
2 9 (47.37%) Spring
3 8 (42.11%) AngularJS
3 8 (42.11%) Grails
3 8 (42.11%) Java EE
3 8 (42.11%) JMS
3 8 (42.11%) jQuery
3 8 (42.11%) JSF
3 8 (42.11%) Play Framework
3 8 (42.11%) React
3 8 (42.11%) Spring MVC
4 6 (31.58%) J2EE
4 6 (31.58%) J2SE
5 5 (26.32%) HTML
6 4 (21.05%) .NET
6 4 (21.05%) Web Services
7 1 (5.26%) OAuth
7 1 (5.26%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Data Centre
2 3 (15.79%) BBC
2 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
2 3 (15.79%) New Media
3 1 (5.26%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (73.68%) Linux
2 6 (31.58%) Windows
3 5 (26.32%) Unix
3 5 (26.32%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) MVC
1 8 (42.11%) Unit Testing
2 7 (36.84%) Configuration Management
2 7 (36.84%) Network Design
3 6 (31.58%) Process Improvement
3 6 (31.58%) Product Management
4 5 (26.32%) Migration
5 3 (15.79%) Change Management
5 3 (15.79%) Content Management
5 3 (15.79%) Project Planning
6 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (10.53%) Time Management
7 1 (5.26%) API Design
7 1 (5.26%) DevOps
7 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
7 1 (5.26%) OO
7 1 (5.26%) Scrum
7 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (5.26%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 14 (73.68%) Java
2 8 (42.11%) JavaScript
2 8 (42.11%) SQL
2 8 (42.11%) XPath
3 4 (21.05%) Perl
4 3 (15.79%) C#
4 3 (15.79%) C++
5 2 (10.53%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
Systems Management
1 7 (36.84%) Ansible
1 7 (36.84%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (36.84%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (63.16%) Oracle
2 2 (10.53%) Reuters