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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 47 - 28
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SOA 11 0 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.00% - 4.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.41% - 5.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 28
Median daily rate £650 - £521
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 - £504
10% offered a daily rate of more than £678 - £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 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +17.64%

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
456 423 551
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 82.76% 81.66% 82.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 343 350
Median daily rate £475 £413 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £145 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 18 25
Median hourly rate £17.43 £55.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.30% +129.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £16.00 £13.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.19 £137.50 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017. 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 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 - 6 £663 -
SOA
South East

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 (77.78%) Java
1 14 (77.78%) Linux
2 12 (66.67%) Oracle
2 12 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (61.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 10 (55.56%) XML
5 9 (50.00%) Spring
5 9 (50.00%) Node.js
5 9 (50.00%) REST
6 8 (44.44%) Mockito
6 8 (44.44%) Oracle BPM
6 8 (44.44%) AngularJS
6 8 (44.44%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (44.44%) Play Framework
6 8 (44.44%) React
6 8 (44.44%) JSF
6 8 (44.44%) Maven
6 8 (44.44%) Java EE
6 8 (44.44%) XPath
6 8 (44.44%) Spring MVC
6 8 (44.44%) Grails
6 8 (44.44%) jQuery
6 8 (44.44%) Unit Testing
6 8 (44.44%) MVC
6 8 (44.44%) JMS
6 8 (44.44%) Ant
6 8 (44.44%) JUnit
6 8 (44.44%) JavaScript
6 8 (44.44%) SQL
7 7 (38.89%) 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 (61.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 8 (44.44%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (33.33%) nginx
4 2 (11.11%) CMS
5 1 (5.56%) Apache
5 1 (5.56%) Apache ServiceMix
Business Applications
1 8 (44.44%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 12 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (38.89%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (22.22%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 4 (22.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) LAN
1 6 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (5.56%) Internet
2 1 (5.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 1 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
1 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (44.44%) Ant
1 8 (44.44%) JUnit
1 8 (44.44%) Maven
1 8 (44.44%) Mockito
General
1 5 (27.78%) Back Office
1 5 (27.78%) Publishing
2 2 (11.11%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Architect
2 8 (44.44%) Developer
3 7 (38.89%) Java Developer
4 5 (27.78%) Technical Architect
5 4 (22.22%) Angular Developer
6 3 (16.67%) Cloud Architect
6 3 (16.67%) J2EE Developer
6 3 (16.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 3 (16.67%) Node.js Developer
6 3 (16.67%) Senior Developer
6 3 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (11.11%) AWS Architect
7 2 (11.11%) AWS Developer
7 2 (11.11%) Digital Architect
7 2 (11.11%) Digital Solutions Architect
7 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (5.56%) Consultant
8 1 (5.56%) Data Architect
8 1 (5.56%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (55.56%) XML
2 9 (50.00%) Node.js
2 9 (50.00%) REST
2 9 (50.00%) Spring
3 8 (44.44%) AngularJS
3 8 (44.44%) Grails
3 8 (44.44%) Java EE
3 8 (44.44%) JMS
3 8 (44.44%) jQuery
3 8 (44.44%) JSF
3 8 (44.44%) Play Framework
3 8 (44.44%) React
3 8 (44.44%) Spring MVC
4 6 (33.33%) J2EE
4 6 (33.33%) J2SE
5 4 (22.22%) .NET
5 4 (22.22%) HTML
5 4 (22.22%) Web Services
6 1 (5.56%) OAuth
6 1 (5.56%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Data Centre
2 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 2 (11.11%) BBC
3 2 (11.11%) New Media
4 1 (5.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (77.78%) Linux
2 6 (33.33%) Windows
3 5 (27.78%) Unix
3 5 (27.78%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) MVC
1 8 (44.44%) Unit Testing
2 7 (38.89%) Configuration Management
2 7 (38.89%) Network Design
3 6 (33.33%) Process Improvement
3 6 (33.33%) Product Management
4 5 (27.78%) Migration
5 3 (16.67%) Change Management
5 3 (16.67%) Project Planning
6 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (11.11%) Content Management
6 2 (11.11%) Time Management
7 1 (5.56%) API Design
7 1 (5.56%) DevOps
7 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
7 1 (5.56%) OO
7 1 (5.56%) Scrum
7 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (5.56%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 14 (77.78%) Java
2 8 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 8 (44.44%) SQL
2 8 (44.44%) XPath
3 4 (22.22%) Perl
4 3 (16.67%) C#
4 3 (16.67%) C++
5 2 (11.11%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
Systems Management
1 7 (38.89%) Ansible
1 7 (38.89%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (38.89%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) Reuters