The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 55 44 41
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -3
Contract jobs citing SOA 12 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.63% 0.59% 1.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.05% 0.83% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 6
Average daily rate
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£550 £125 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+340.00% -60.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £125 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £125 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £416 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.30% +11.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.43 £49.25 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-21.97% +44.85%
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
584 360 351
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 79.13% 70.31% 75.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 386 230 198
Average daily rate £413 £335 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.13% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £235 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 18 19
Average hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £12.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% +64.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £11.00 £10.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £50.00 £27.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SOA across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 April 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford - 9 £500 - 3
SOA
South East

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing SOA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SOA.

1 34 (91.89%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (86.49%) Java
3 31 (83.78%) Oracle
3 31 (83.78%) Oracle Fusion
4 27 (72.97%) Oracle ADF
5 26 (70.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 22 (59.46%) Middleware
7 17 (45.95%) WebLogic
7 17 (45.95%) Oracle Identity Management
7 17 (45.95%) Oracle BPM
8 16 (43.24%) XPath
8 16 (43.24%) XQuery
8 16 (43.24%) XML
8 16 (43.24%) XSLT
9 13 (35.14%) Publishing
9 13 (35.14%) Software Engineering
10 12 (32.43%) JSF
11 11 (29.73%) TDD
11 11 (29.73%) Scrum
11 11 (29.73%) J2EE
11 11 (29.73%) SQL
12 10 (27.03%) Linux
12 10 (27.03%) Enterprise Software
12 10 (27.03%) Spring
13 9 (24.32%) Windows
14 8 (21.62%) UML
14 8 (21.62%) JMS
14 8 (21.62%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 8 (21.62%) Ant
14 8 (21.62%) Maven

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing SOA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SOA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 26 (70.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 17 (45.95%) WebLogic
3 2 (5.41%) JBoss
4 1 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 17 (45.95%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 8 (21.62%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) NoSQL
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (21.62%) Ant
1 8 (21.62%) Maven
2 1 (2.70%) FxCop
2 1 (2.70%) StyleCop
2 1 (2.70%) MSBuild
2 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (35.14%) Publishing
2 3 (8.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (70.27%) Developer
2 21 (56.76%) Java Developer
3 11 (29.73%) Lead Developer
4 8 (21.62%) Software Engineer
4 8 (21.62%) Java Software Engineer
4 8 (21.62%) Lead Software Engineer
5 5 (13.51%) Oracle Consultant
5 5 (13.51%) Technical Leader
5 5 (13.51%) Oracle Developer
5 5 (13.51%) Consultant
6 4 (10.81%) Development Manager
7 3 (8.11%) Senior Development Manager
7 3 (8.11%) Senior Project Manager
7 3 (8.11%) Project Manager
7 3 (8.11%) Senior Manager
8 2 (5.41%) Architect
8 2 (5.41%) Java Architect
9 1 (2.70%) Software Manager
9 1 (2.70%) BizTalk Developer
9 1 (2.70%) Software Engineering Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (83.78%) Oracle Fusion
2 27 (72.97%) Oracle ADF
3 22 (59.46%) Middleware
4 16 (43.24%) XML
4 16 (43.24%) XSLT
5 12 (32.43%) JSF
6 11 (29.73%) J2EE
7 10 (27.03%) Spring
8 8 (21.62%) JMS
8 8 (21.62%) Ajax
9 6 (16.22%) JSP
10 4 (10.81%) Hibernate
11 3 (8.11%) Web Services
12 2 (5.41%) Struts
12 2 (5.41%) EJB
12 2 (5.41%) RESTful
12 2 (5.41%) Java EE
13 1 (2.70%) WCF
13 1 (2.70%) WF
13 1 (2.70%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.03%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (21.62%) Digital Media
3 2 (5.41%) PKI
4 1 (2.70%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.70%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.03%) Linux
2 9 (24.32%) Windows
3 2 (5.41%) UNIX
3 2 (5.41%) Windows Mobile
3 2 (5.41%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (91.89%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (35.14%) Software Engineering
3 11 (29.73%) TDD
3 11 (29.73%) Scrum
4 8 (21.62%) UML
4 8 (21.62%) Unit Testing
4 8 (21.62%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (10.81%) Project Management
6 3 (8.11%) Project Planning
6 3 (8.11%) OO
7 2 (5.41%) Configuration Management
7 2 (5.41%) Software Architecture
7 2 (5.41%) Software Delivery
7 2 (5.41%) Test Automation
7 2 (5.41%) Software Testing
7 2 (5.41%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (5.41%) Multithreading
8 1 (2.70%) CMMI
8 1 (2.70%) Workflow
8 1 (2.70%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (86.49%) Java
2 16 (43.24%) XPath
2 16 (43.24%) XQuery
3 11 (29.73%) SQL
4 8 (21.62%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) Degree
2 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.41%) DV Cleared
2 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 17 (45.95%) Oracle Identity Management
2 8 (21.62%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 31 (83.78%) Oracle
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
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