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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 52 61 26
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -35
Contract jobs citing SOA 16 3 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.58% 0.52% 5.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.99% 0.65% 7.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 44
Median daily rate £650 - £518
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 - £477
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 - £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £470 £450
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 £43.75 £48.75
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -10.25%
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
536 459 637
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 86.59% 80.24% 81.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 388 332 455
Median daily rate £450 £420 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £250 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 24 30
Median hourly rate £17.50 £55.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.18% +182.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.45 £15.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £129.40 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOA across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016.

SOA Daily Rate Histogram 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 3 December 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 - 9 £650 - 1
Kidlington - 2 - -
SOA
South East

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 23 (92.00%) Java
2 18 (72.00%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (56.00%) Linux
4 12 (48.00%) Oracle
4 12 (48.00%) Web Services
4 12 (48.00%) Spring
5 11 (44.00%) Migration
5 11 (44.00%) REST
5 11 (44.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 10 (40.00%) XML
7 9 (36.00%) JavaScript
7 9 (36.00%) AngularJS
7 9 (36.00%) Node.js
7 9 (36.00%) Play Framework
7 9 (36.00%) React
8 8 (32.00%) Elasticsearch
8 8 (32.00%) Mockito
8 8 (32.00%) Oracle BPM
8 8 (32.00%) Grails
8 8 (32.00%) jQuery
8 8 (32.00%) Unit Testing
8 8 (32.00%) Spring MVC
8 8 (32.00%) OWASP
8 8 (32.00%) JMS
8 8 (32.00%) SQL
8 8 (32.00%) Ant
8 8 (32.00%) JUnit
8 8 (32.00%) MVC
8 8 (32.00%) JSF
8 8 (32.00%) Maven

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 (44.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 8 (32.00%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (24.00%) nginx
3 6 (24.00%) WebLogic
4 2 (8.00%) JBoss
4 2 (8.00%) Tomcat
4 2 (8.00%) WildFly
5 1 (4.00%) Apache
5 1 (4.00%) Apache ServiceMix
Business Applications
1 8 (32.00%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (4.00%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 18 (72.00%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (28.00%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (16.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 4 (16.00%) SaaS
4 2 (8.00%) IaaS
4 2 (8.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) LAN
1 6 (24.00%) WAN
2 1 (4.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 1 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (4.00%) MySQL
1 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (32.00%) Ant
1 8 (32.00%) JUnit
1 8 (32.00%) Maven
1 8 (32.00%) Mockito
General
1 6 (24.00%) Finance
2 5 (20.00%) Back Office
3 3 (12.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) Developer
2 11 (44.00%) Java Developer
3 9 (36.00%) Architect
4 5 (20.00%) AWS Developer
4 5 (20.00%) Technical Architect
5 4 (16.00%) Angular Developer
6 3 (12.00%) Cloud Architect
6 3 (12.00%) J2EE Developer
6 3 (12.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 3 (12.00%) Node.js Developer
6 3 (12.00%) Senior Developer
6 3 (12.00%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (8.00%) AWS Architect
7 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (8.00%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (4.00%) Agile Developer
8 1 (4.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
8 1 (4.00%) Digital Architect
8 1 (4.00%) Digital Solutions Architect
8 1 (4.00%) Migration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (48.00%) Spring
1 12 (48.00%) Web Services
2 11 (44.00%) REST
3 10 (40.00%) XML
4 9 (36.00%) AngularJS
4 9 (36.00%) Node.js
4 9 (36.00%) Play Framework
4 9 (36.00%) React
5 8 (32.00%) Grails
5 8 (32.00%) Java EE
5 8 (32.00%) JMS
5 8 (32.00%) jQuery
5 8 (32.00%) JSF
5 8 (32.00%) Spring MVC
6 6 (24.00%) J2EE
6 6 (24.00%) J2SE
7 4 (16.00%) .NET
8 3 (12.00%) Apache Camel
8 3 (12.00%) OAuth
9 2 (8.00%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (12.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.00%) User Experience
4 1 (4.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (56.00%) Linux
2 6 (24.00%) Windows
3 5 (20.00%) Unix
3 5 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) Migration
2 8 (32.00%) MVC
2 8 (32.00%) OWASP
2 8 (32.00%) Unit Testing
3 7 (28.00%) Configuration Management
3 7 (28.00%) Network Design
4 6 (24.00%) Data Migration
4 6 (24.00%) Process Improvement
4 6 (24.00%) Product Management
5 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (12.00%) Change Management
6 3 (12.00%) Project Planning
7 2 (8.00%) Data Modelling
7 2 (8.00%) Microservices
7 2 (8.00%) Time Management
7 2 (8.00%) UML
8 1 (4.00%) E-Commerce
8 1 (4.00%) OO
8 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (4.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 23 (92.00%) Java
2 9 (36.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (32.00%) SQL
3 8 (32.00%) XPath
4 4 (16.00%) Perl
5 3 (12.00%) C#
5 3 (12.00%) C++
6 2 (8.00%) PHP
7 1 (4.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
1 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 7 (28.00%) Ansible
1 7 (28.00%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (28.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (48.00%) Oracle