The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 20 February 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 49 73 55
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -18
Contract jobs citing SOA 19 4 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.60% 0.40% 1.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.20% 0.52% 2.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 13
Median daily rate £400 £463 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.51% +32.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £398 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £528 £670
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £465 £450
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £50.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +42.85%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
594 773 656
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 81.26% 77.77% 72.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 310 446 362
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £541 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 19 8
Median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +38.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.88 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +45.45%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing SOA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

SOA
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SOA across the Reading region.

SOA Daily Rate Trend in Reading

SOA
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOA across the Reading region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

SOA Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

SOA
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SOA across the Reading region.

SOA Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 Reading region with a requirement for SOA.

1 13 (46.43%) Java
2 10 (35.71%) Web Services
3 9 (32.14%) XML
4 8 (28.57%) SQL
4 8 (28.57%) Middleware
5 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 7 (25.00%) Oracle
5 7 (25.00%) Unit Testing
5 7 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 6 (21.43%) Oracle Database
7 5 (17.86%) J2EE
7 5 (17.86%) SOAP
7 5 (17.86%) Security Cleared
7 5 (17.86%) Degree
7 5 (17.86%) Finance
7 5 (17.86%) Retail
7 5 (17.86%) Jenkins
7 5 (17.86%) Jaspersoft
7 5 (17.86%) REST
8 4 (14.29%) Git (software)
8 4 (14.29%) Apache Camel
8 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (14.29%) Programme Management
8 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (14.29%) Marketing
8 4 (14.29%) Software Engineering
8 4 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
8 4 (14.29%) Linux
8 4 (14.29%) MS Excel

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 7 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (10.71%) JBoss
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle BPEL
3 2 (7.14%) Tomcat
3 2 (7.14%) WebLogic
4 1 (3.57%) Apache
4 1 (3.57%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (3.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) 3G
1 1 (3.57%) 4G
1 1 (3.57%) DVB
1 1 (3.57%) HTTP
1 1 (3.57%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (3.57%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) Oracle Database
2 4 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 3 (10.71%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (10.71%) Power BI
3 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (7.14%) Big Data
4 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Jenkins
2 4 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 3 (10.71%) JIRA
3 3 (10.71%) SoapUI
3 3 (10.71%) TestDirector
4 2 (7.14%) Bitbucket
4 2 (7.14%) JUnit
4 2 (7.14%) MSTest
4 2 (7.14%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (3.57%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.57%) JMeter
5 1 (3.57%) LoadRunner
5 1 (3.57%) Maven
General
1 5 (17.86%) Finance
1 5 (17.86%) Retail
2 4 (14.29%) Marketing
3 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.57%) Banking
4 1 (3.57%) Electronics
4 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.57%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (21.43%) Developer
2 4 (14.29%) Architect
3 3 (10.71%) Development Manager
3 3 (10.71%) Integration Manager
3 3 (10.71%) Programme Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) BPM Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Designer
4 2 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Java Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Middleware Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Oracle SOA Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Sales Manager
4 2 (7.14%) SOA Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Support Officer
4 2 (7.14%) Technical Leader
4 2 (7.14%) WebLogic Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Integration Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (35.71%) Web Services
2 9 (32.14%) XML
3 8 (28.57%) Middleware
4 5 (17.86%) J2EE
4 5 (17.86%) REST
4 5 (17.86%) SOAP
5 4 (14.29%) Apache Camel
6 3 (10.71%) OSGi
6 3 (10.71%) SAML
6 3 (10.71%) Spring
6 3 (10.71%) XSD
7 2 (7.14%) .NET
7 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET
7 2 (7.14%) Hibernate
7 2 (7.14%) HTML
7 2 (7.14%) JSON
7 2 (7.14%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (7.14%) WCF
7 2 (7.14%) WSDL
7 2 (7.14%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.57%) Digital TV
2 1 (3.57%) MPEG
2 1 (3.57%) Public Cloud
2 1 (3.57%) Smart Meter
2 1 (3.57%) STB
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (3.57%) Unix
2 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (14.29%) Data Security
2 4 (14.29%) Programme Management
2 4 (14.29%) Service Delivery
2 4 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 3 (10.71%) Analytics
3 3 (10.71%) Configuration Management
3 3 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (10.71%) Data Analysis
3 3 (10.71%) Data Analytics
3 3 (10.71%) Data Architecture
3 3 (10.71%) Data Management
3 3 (10.71%) Data Modelling
3 3 (10.71%) ITIL
3 3 (10.71%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 3 (10.71%) Process Management
3 3 (10.71%) Project Management
3 3 (10.71%) UML
Programming Languages
1 13 (46.43%) Java
2 8 (28.57%) SQL
3 3 (10.71%) C
3 3 (10.71%) C#
4 2 (7.14%) PL/SQL
4 2 (7.14%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.57%) C++
5 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.57%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) Degree
1 5 (17.86%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Puppet
2 1 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (25.00%) Oracle
2 5 (17.86%) Jaspersoft
3 2 (7.14%) Talend
4 1 (3.57%) HP
4 1 (3.57%) IBM
4 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.57%) SAP