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 17 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 57 71 57
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -14
Contract jobs citing SOA 10 4 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.36% 0.43% 1.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.68% 0.55% 2.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 12
Median daily rate £625 £513 £523
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.95% -1.91%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £451 £446
% change year-on-year
-0.11% +0.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £48.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+13.98% +13.52%

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
597 730 593
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 81.00% 79.26% 71.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 442 354
Median daily rate £425 £420 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £531 £520 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 29 6
Median hourly rate £55.00 £32.50 £27.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.23% +16.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.00 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £45.31 £50.39
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +52.94%

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
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 17 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 Reading region with a requirement for SOA.

1 12 (44.44%) Web Services
2 11 (40.74%) Finance
3 9 (33.33%) REST
4 8 (29.63%) Java
4 8 (29.63%) SOAP
5 7 (25.93%) XML
5 7 (25.93%) Oracle
5 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
5 7 (25.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 7 (25.93%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (22.22%) Middleware
6 6 (22.22%) C#
6 6 (22.22%) SQL
6 6 (22.22%) .NET
6 6 (22.22%) JSON
6 6 (22.22%) Unit Testing
6 6 (22.22%) MSTest
7 5 (18.52%) Retail
7 5 (18.52%) J2EE
7 5 (18.52%) MS Excel
7 5 (18.52%) Data Modelling
7 5 (18.52%) Jenkins
8 4 (14.81%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (14.81%) Apache Camel
8 4 (14.81%) Oracle Database
8 4 (14.81%) SDLC
8 4 (14.81%) Translating Business Requirements
8 4 (14.81%) Business Activity Monitoring
8 4 (14.81%) OOD
8 4 (14.81%) UML

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 (25.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (14.81%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (11.11%) JBoss
4 2 (7.41%) Oracle BPEL
4 2 (7.41%) Tomcat
4 2 (7.41%) WebLogic
5 1 (3.70%) SAS
5 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (18.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) DVB
1 1 (3.70%) HTTP
1 1 (3.70%) PuTTY
1 1 (3.70%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) Oracle Database
1 4 (14.81%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.11%) Power BI
3 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (22.22%) MSTest
2 5 (18.52%) Jenkins
3 4 (14.81%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (11.11%) Git (software)
4 3 (11.11%) SoapUI
5 2 (7.41%) Bitbucket
5 2 (7.41%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (3.70%) Eclipse
6 1 (3.70%) JUnit
6 1 (3.70%) Maven
6 1 (3.70%) Subversion
6 1 (3.70%) Toad
General
1 11 (40.74%) Finance
2 5 (18.52%) Retail
3 4 (14.81%) Marketing
4 3 (11.11%) Banking
5 2 (7.41%) Retail Banking
6 1 (3.70%) Electronics
6 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
6 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (22.22%) Architect
1 6 (22.22%) Developer
2 4 (14.81%) Consultant
3 3 (11.11%) BizTalk Consultant
3 3 (11.11%) Java Developer
3 3 (11.11%) SOA Developer
3 3 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Designer
4 2 (7.41%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Middleware Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Oracle SOA Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Sales Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Security Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) SOA Architect
4 2 (7.41%) SOA Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Support Officer
4 2 (7.41%) Web Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) WebLogic Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (44.44%) Web Services
2 9 (33.33%) REST
3 8 (29.63%) SOAP
4 7 (25.93%) XML
5 6 (22.22%) .NET
5 6 (22.22%) JSON
5 6 (22.22%) Middleware
6 5 (18.52%) J2EE
7 4 (14.81%) Apache Camel
7 4 (14.81%) Spring
8 3 (11.11%) XSD
9 2 (7.41%) Apache CXF
9 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET
9 2 (7.41%) Oracle Fusion
9 2 (7.41%) Oracle GoldenGate
9 2 (7.41%) OSGi
9 2 (7.41%) SAML
9 2 (7.41%) WCF
9 2 (7.41%) WSDL
9 2 (7.41%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (14.81%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.70%) Digital TV
3 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.70%) Market Risk
3 1 (3.70%) MPEG
3 1 (3.70%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.70%) Smart Meter
3 1 (3.70%) STB
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (3.70%) Unix
2 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) Unit Testing
2 5 (18.52%) Data Modelling
3 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (14.81%) B2B
3 4 (14.81%) Business Activity Monitoring
3 4 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (14.81%) Data Management
3 4 (14.81%) OO
3 4 (14.81%) OOD
3 4 (14.81%) SDLC
3 4 (14.81%) Translating Business Requirements
3 4 (14.81%) UML
4 3 (11.11%) Analytics
4 3 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (11.11%) Data Analysis
4 3 (11.11%) Data Analytics
4 3 (11.11%) Process Management
4 3 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 3 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 2 (7.41%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (29.63%) Java
2 6 (22.22%) C#
2 6 (22.22%) SQL
3 2 (7.41%) C
3 2 (7.41%) PL/SQL
3 2 (7.41%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
1 7 (25.93%) Oracle
2 2 (7.41%) IBM
2 2 (7.41%) Talend
3 1 (3.70%) SAP