The first table below looks at the demand for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Reading region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 51 55 55
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Contract jobs citing SOA 18 21 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.00% 2.19% 2.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.94% 3.18% 3.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 12
Average daily rate
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£488 £525 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +37.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £394 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £390 £400
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £29.50 £32.10
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -8.09%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
613 661 821
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 68.11% 69.00% 68.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 283 311
Average daily rate £400 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 9
Average hourly rate £17.07 £30.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.03% +110.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £14.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £37.50 £38.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
SOA
Berkshire

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SOA across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 July 2014.

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 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 12 (30.77%) Project Management
2 10 (25.64%) Degree
2 10 (25.64%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (17.95%) Unit Testing
4 7 (17.95%) Configuration Management
4 7 (17.95%) Microsoft
4 7 (17.95%) Web Services
4 7 (17.95%) Linux
4 7 (17.95%) Puppet
4 7 (17.95%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (15.38%) DevOps
5 6 (15.38%) BDD
5 6 (15.38%) Jenkins
5 6 (15.38%) Java
5 6 (15.38%) .NET
5 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
5 6 (15.38%) SOAP
5 6 (15.38%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (12.82%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (12.82%) Git (software)
6 5 (12.82%) Spring
6 5 (12.82%) Hibernate
6 5 (12.82%) Scrum
6 5 (12.82%) .NET Framework
6 5 (12.82%) Software Engineering
6 5 (12.82%) SQL
6 5 (12.82%) XML
6 5 (12.82%) SoapUI

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 6 (15.38%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (10.26%) Alfresco
3 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.56%) IIS
4 1 (2.56%) Liferay
4 1 (2.56%) Confluence
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (2.56%) ArcGIS
4 1 (2.56%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle BPEL
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (5.13%) MS Visio
2 2 (5.13%) MS Project
3 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) TIBCO iProcess
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (2.56%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Force.com
2 1 (2.56%) SaaS
2 1 (2.56%) PaaS
2 1 (2.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.26%) 3G
1 4 (10.26%) LTE
2 1 (2.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.56%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (15.38%) Jenkins
2 5 (12.82%) SoapUI
2 5 (12.82%) Git (software)
3 4 (10.26%) Visual Studio
3 4 (10.26%) NUnit
4 3 (7.69%) Maven
5 2 (5.13%) Selenium
6 1 (2.56%) Artifactory
6 1 (2.56%) JIRA
6 1 (2.56%) Subversion
6 1 (2.56%) Mercurial
6 1 (2.56%) RSpec
6 1 (2.56%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 4 (10.26%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.69%) Finance
3 1 (2.56%) Publishing
3 1 (2.56%) Military
3 1 (2.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (41.03%) Architect
2 14 (35.90%) Solutions Architect
3 11 (28.21%) Developer
4 10 (25.64%) BSS Architect
5 5 (12.82%) Java Developer
6 4 (10.26%) Software Developer
6 4 (10.26%) SOA Architect
7 2 (5.13%) Project Manager
8 1 (2.56%) Integration Architect
8 1 (2.56%) Test Manager
8 1 (2.56%) Consultant
8 1 (2.56%) Senior Developer
8 1 (2.56%) Team Leader
8 1 (2.56%) Java Team Leader
8 1 (2.56%) HTML Developer
8 1 (2.56%) Senior Java Developer
8 1 (2.56%) TIBCO Consultant
8 1 (2.56%) TIBCO Architect
8 1 (2.56%) JavaScript Developer
8 1 (2.56%) SOA Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.95%) Web Services
2 6 (15.38%) .NET
2 6 (15.38%) SOAP
3 5 (12.82%) .NET Framework
3 5 (12.82%) Hibernate
3 5 (12.82%) Spring
3 5 (12.82%) XML
4 4 (10.26%) J2EE
4 4 (10.26%) Middleware
4 4 (10.26%) WCF
4 4 (10.26%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 4 (10.26%) Gherkin
5 3 (7.69%) JSON
6 2 (5.13%) Spring MVC
6 2 (5.13%) jQuery
6 2 (5.13%) RESTful
6 2 (5.13%) Ajax
6 2 (5.13%) HTML
6 2 (5.13%) CSS
6 2 (5.13%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.64%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (7.69%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.95%) Linux
2 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.56%) UNIX
2 1 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.77%) Project Management
2 9 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (17.95%) Configuration Management
3 7 (17.95%) Unit Testing
4 6 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (15.38%) BDD
4 6 (15.38%) DevOps
5 5 (12.82%) Software Engineering
5 5 (12.82%) Scrum
6 4 (10.26%) MVC
6 4 (10.26%) Risk Management
6 4 (10.26%) TDD
6 4 (10.26%) Pair Programming
6 4 (10.26%) OOD
6 4 (10.26%) UML
6 4 (10.26%) OO
6 4 (10.26%) AOP
6 4 (10.26%) Change Control
6 4 (10.26%) Multithreading
6 4 (10.26%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.38%) Java
2 5 (12.82%) SQL
3 4 (10.26%) T-SQL
3 4 (10.26%) C#
4 2 (5.13%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.56%) PHP
5 1 (2.56%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (25.64%) Degree
2 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.56%) MCSE
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 7 (17.95%) Puppet
1 7 (17.95%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 7 (17.95%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.26%) TIBCO
3 3 (7.69%) Oracle
4 2 (5.13%) SAP
4 2 (5.13%) JBoss
4 2 (5.13%) Siebel
4 2 (5.13%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.56%) ESRI
5 1 (2.56%) Fujitsu
5 1 (2.56%) Adobe
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