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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 58 51 41
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -10
Contract jobs citing SOA 11 17 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.82% 2.42% 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.16% 2.98% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 15 4
Median daily rate £450 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £435
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
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
510 571 348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 84.16% 81.22% 71.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 374 413 205
Median daily rate £425 £410 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +13.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 25
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.75 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% +13.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £8.95 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £45.00 £79.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

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 31 July 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 4 £465 -7.00%
SOA
South East

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 22 (88.00%) Web Services
3 19 (76.00%) Migration
4 14 (56.00%) Amazon AWS
5 13 (52.00%) Oracle
6 11 (44.00%) Spring
7 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (40.00%) JBoss
7 10 (40.00%) Apache Camel
8 9 (36.00%) XML
9 8 (32.00%) SOAP
9 8 (32.00%) RESTful
9 8 (32.00%) OWASP
9 8 (32.00%) Oracle Service Bus
9 8 (32.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 7 (28.00%) Talend
10 7 (28.00%) Apache CXF
10 7 (28.00%) JPA
10 7 (28.00%) Talend Open Studio
10 7 (28.00%) XML Schema
10 7 (28.00%) ETL
10 7 (28.00%) Hibernate
10 7 (28.00%) Integration Testing
10 7 (28.00%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (24.00%) JIRA
11 6 (24.00%) Network Design
11 6 (24.00%) Finance
11 6 (24.00%) LAN
11 6 (24.00%) WAN
11 6 (24.00%) HTML

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 (40.00%) JBoss
2 8 (32.00%) Oracle Service Bus
2 8 (32.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 6 (24.00%) WebLogic
4 2 (8.00%) Tomcat
4 2 (8.00%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (4.00%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 14 (56.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.00%) IaaS
2 2 (8.00%) PaaS
3 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) LAN
1 6 (24.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (4.00%) Big Data
2 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.00%) MySQL
2 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (28.00%) Talend Open Studio
2 6 (24.00%) JIRA
3 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.00%) Gradle
3 1 (4.00%) IntelliJ
General
1 6 (24.00%) Finance
2 5 (20.00%) Back Office
3 1 (4.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (52.00%) Developer
2 9 (36.00%) Architect
3 7 (28.00%) Integration Developer
3 7 (28.00%) Java Developer
3 7 (28.00%) Technical Architect
4 5 (20.00%) AWS Architect
5 4 (16.00%) Software Architect
6 3 (12.00%) AWS Developer
6 3 (12.00%) Network Architect
6 3 (12.00%) Network Design Architect
6 3 (12.00%) Network Technical Architect
6 3 (12.00%) Software Design Architect
6 3 (12.00%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (12.00%) Storage Architect
7 2 (8.00%) Oracle Developer
8 1 (4.00%) CRM Solutions Architect
8 1 (4.00%) Oracle SOA Developer
8 1 (4.00%) SOA Developer
8 1 (4.00%) Technical Design Authority
8 1 (4.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (88.00%) Web Services
2 11 (44.00%) Spring
3 10 (40.00%) Apache Camel
4 9 (36.00%) XML
5 8 (32.00%) RESTful
5 8 (32.00%) SOAP
6 7 (28.00%) Apache CXF
6 7 (28.00%) Hibernate
6 7 (28.00%) JPA
6 7 (28.00%) XML Schema
7 6 (24.00%) HTML
7 6 (24.00%) Oracle Fusion
8 5 (20.00%) .NET
9 3 (12.00%) REST
10 2 (8.00%) JSON
10 2 (8.00%) OAuth
10 2 (8.00%) Play Framework
10 2 (8.00%) SAML
11 1 (4.00%) JMS
11 1 (4.00%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (16.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (8.00%) User Experience
5 1 (4.00%) Data Integration
5 1 (4.00%) Data Structures
5 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Linux
1 6 (24.00%) Unix
1 6 (24.00%) Windows
1 6 (24.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (76.00%) Migration
2 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (32.00%) OWASP
4 7 (28.00%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (28.00%) ETL
4 7 (28.00%) Integration Testing
5 6 (24.00%) Data Migration
5 6 (24.00%) Network Design
6 5 (20.00%) Change Management
6 5 (20.00%) Project Planning
6 5 (20.00%) Time Management
7 4 (16.00%) Automated Testing
8 2 (8.00%) Data Modelling
8 2 (8.00%) DevOps
8 2 (8.00%) Microservices
8 2 (8.00%) UML
9 1 (4.00%) Dependency Injection
9 1 (4.00%) Domain-Driven Design
9 1 (4.00%) Front End Development
9 1 (4.00%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 23 (92.00%) Java
2 5 (20.00%) C#
2 5 (20.00%) C++
2 5 (20.00%) Perl
2 5 (20.00%) PHP
3 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (52.00%) Oracle
2 7 (28.00%) Talend
3 1 (4.00%) New Relic