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 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 75 66 38
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -28
Contract jobs citing SOA 8 6 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.15% 0.88% 3.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.38% 1.09% 4.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 19
Median daily rate £450 £450 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £450 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £450 £550
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
South East

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
580 551 454
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 83.21% 80.79% 76.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 407 416 316
Median daily rate £433 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.96% +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £290 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 19 20
Median hourly rate £17.50 £45.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.11% +95.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.77 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £55.00 £70.40
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 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
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -12 2 £465 +3.33% 3
SOA
South East

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for SOA.

1 24 (92.31%) Java
2 22 (84.62%) Web Services
3 19 (73.08%) Migration
4 14 (53.85%) Amazon AWS
5 13 (50.00%) Oracle
6 12 (46.15%) Spring
7 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (42.31%) Apache Camel
8 10 (38.46%) JBoss
9 9 (34.62%) XML
9 9 (34.62%) RESTful
10 8 (30.77%) OWASP
10 8 (30.77%) Oracle Service Bus
10 8 (30.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 8 (30.77%) SOAP
11 7 (26.92%) XML Schema
11 7 (26.92%) ETL
11 7 (26.92%) Hibernate
11 7 (26.92%) Integration Testing
11 7 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (26.92%) Apache CXF
11 7 (26.92%) JPA
11 7 (26.92%) Talend Open Studio
11 7 (26.92%) Talend
12 6 (23.08%) Windows Server
12 6 (23.08%) Data Centre
12 6 (23.08%) Network Design
12 6 (23.08%) Data Migration
12 6 (23.08%) Oracle Fusion
12 6 (23.08%) JIRA

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 10 (38.46%) JBoss
2 8 (30.77%) Oracle Service Bus
2 8 (30.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 6 (23.08%) WebLogic
4 2 (7.69%) Tomcat
4 2 (7.69%) WildFly
5 1 (3.85%) Apache
5 1 (3.85%) Apache ServiceMix
Business Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (3.85%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 14 (53.85%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.69%) IaaS
2 2 (7.69%) PaaS
3 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (23.08%) LAN
1 6 (23.08%) WAN
2 1 (3.85%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) Oracle Database
2 2 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (7.69%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (3.85%) Big Data
3 1 (3.85%) MySQL
3 1 (3.85%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (26.92%) Talend Open Studio
2 6 (23.08%) JIRA
3 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.85%) Gradle
3 1 (3.85%) IntelliJ
General
1 6 (23.08%) Finance
2 5 (19.23%) Back Office
3 1 (3.85%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Developer
2 9 (34.62%) Architect
3 7 (26.92%) Integration Developer
3 7 (26.92%) Java Developer
3 7 (26.92%) Technical Architect
4 5 (19.23%) AWS Architect
5 4 (15.38%) Software Architect
6 3 (11.54%) AWS Developer
6 3 (11.54%) Network Architect
6 3 (11.54%) Network Design Architect
6 3 (11.54%) Network Technical Architect
6 3 (11.54%) Software Design Architect
6 3 (11.54%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (11.54%) Storage Architect
7 2 (7.69%) Oracle Developer
8 1 (3.85%) Oracle SOA Developer
8 1 (3.85%) SOA Developer
8 1 (3.85%) Technical Design Architect
8 1 (3.85%) Technical Design Authority
8 1 (3.85%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (84.62%) Web Services
2 12 (46.15%) Spring
3 11 (42.31%) Apache Camel
4 9 (34.62%) RESTful
4 9 (34.62%) XML
5 8 (30.77%) SOAP
6 7 (26.92%) Apache CXF
6 7 (26.92%) Hibernate
6 7 (26.92%) JPA
6 7 (26.92%) XML Schema
7 6 (23.08%) HTML
7 6 (23.08%) Oracle Fusion
8 5 (19.23%) .NET
9 4 (15.38%) REST
10 3 (11.54%) OAuth
11 2 (7.69%) JSON
11 2 (7.69%) Node.js
11 2 (7.69%) Play Framework
11 2 (7.69%) SAML
12 1 (3.85%) Scalatra
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Data Centre
2 4 (15.38%) Computer Science
3 3 (11.54%) Management Information System
4 2 (7.69%) User Experience
5 1 (3.85%) Data Integration
5 1 (3.85%) Data Structures
5 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (3.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) Linux
1 6 (23.08%) Unix
1 6 (23.08%) Windows
1 6 (23.08%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (73.08%) Migration
2 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (30.77%) OWASP
4 7 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (26.92%) ETL
4 7 (26.92%) Integration Testing
5 6 (23.08%) Data Migration
5 6 (23.08%) Network Design
6 5 (19.23%) Change Management
6 5 (19.23%) Project Planning
6 5 (19.23%) Time Management
7 4 (15.38%) Automated Testing
8 3 (11.54%) DevOps
9 2 (7.69%) Data Modelling
9 2 (7.69%) Microservices
9 2 (7.69%) Scrum
9 2 (7.69%) UML
10 1 (3.85%) CRM
10 1 (3.85%) E-Commerce
10 1 (3.85%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 24 (92.31%) Java
2 5 (19.23%) C#
2 5 (19.23%) C++
2 5 (19.23%) Perl
2 5 (19.23%) PHP
3 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 2 (7.69%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (50.00%) Oracle
2 7 (26.92%) Talend
3 1 (3.85%) New Relic
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