The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 48 72 70
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -2
Contract jobs citing SOA 19 11 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.19% 1.08% 2.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.28% 1.50% 3.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 6 10
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£500 £430 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.27% +22.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £281 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £567 £525 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £29.50 £32.10
% change year-on-year
+27.11% -8.09%
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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
580 734 940
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 66.97% 72.17% 67.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 329 376 282
Average daily rate £425 £365 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.43% +0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £218 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £561 £475 £501
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 12
Average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £38.50 £27.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 16 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 14 (35.00%) BizTalk Server
4 11 (27.50%) SQL
5 10 (25.00%) .NET
5 10 (25.00%) CRM
5 10 (25.00%) SharePoint
6 9 (22.50%) Linux
6 9 (22.50%) Project Management
6 9 (22.50%) Opscode Chef
7 8 (20.00%) DevOps
7 8 (20.00%) Lync
7 8 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
7 8 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (20.00%) Clustering
7 8 (20.00%) Configuration Management
7 8 (20.00%) Active Directory
7 8 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
7 8 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
7 8 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (20.00%) Hyper-V
7 8 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
7 8 (20.00%) Puppet
8 7 (17.50%) Degree
8 7 (17.50%) SOAP
8 7 (17.50%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (17.50%) Mentoring
9 6 (15.00%) .NET Framework
9 6 (15.00%) SQL Server

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 14 (35.00%) BizTalk Server
2 10 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 8 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 8 (20.00%) Lync
3 8 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 8 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (5.00%) Apache
4 2 (5.00%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.50%) IIS
5 1 (2.50%) ArcGIS
5 1 (2.50%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle BPEL
5 1 (2.50%) Alfresco
5 1 (2.50%) Liferay
5 1 (2.50%) Apache ServiceMix
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Project
1 2 (5.00%) MS Visio
1 2 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 8 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 8 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (5.00%) Force.com
3 1 (2.50%) SaaS
3 1 (2.50%) PaaS
3 1 (2.50%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.00%) 3G
1 4 (10.00%) LTE
2 1 (2.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.50%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (12.50%) SoapUI
1 5 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 4 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (10.00%) NUnit
2 4 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.50%) RSpec
3 1 (2.50%) Selenium
General
1 4 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.00%) Finance
3 1 (2.50%) Military
Job Titles
1 20 (50.00%) Architect
2 9 (22.50%) Solutions Architect
3 8 (20.00%) Technical Architect
4 7 (17.50%) Developer
4 7 (17.50%) BSS Architect
5 4 (10.00%) Software Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Integration Architect
6 2 (5.00%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Senior Technical Architect
6 2 (5.00%) Senior Architect
6 2 (5.00%) Java Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Team Leader
7 1 (2.50%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (2.50%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
7 1 (2.50%) SOA Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Oracle SOA Architect
7 1 (2.50%) SOA Designer
7 1 (2.50%) Salesforce.com Architect
7 1 (2.50%) Java Team Leader
7 1 (2.50%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (25.00%) .NET
2 7 (17.50%) SOAP
3 6 (15.00%) .NET Framework
3 6 (15.00%) Application Packaging
4 5 (12.50%) Web Services
5 4 (10.00%) XML
5 4 (10.00%) Middleware
5 4 (10.00%) WCF
5 4 (10.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 3 (7.50%) J2EE
7 2 (5.00%) Hibernate
7 2 (5.00%) Spring
7 2 (5.00%) REST
7 2 (5.00%) Apache Camel
8 1 (2.50%) Gherkin
8 1 (2.50%) JSF
8 1 (2.50%) Ajax
8 1 (2.50%) XSLT
8 1 (2.50%) JMS
8 1 (2.50%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) Clustering
2 7 (17.50%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.50%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 9 (22.50%) Linux
2 2 (5.00%) UNIX
3 1 (2.50%) Windows
3 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (25.00%) CRM
3 9 (22.50%) Project Management
4 8 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 8 (20.00%) DevOps
5 7 (17.50%) Mentoring
6 6 (15.00%) Enterprise Architecture
7 5 (12.50%) Software Engineering
7 5 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (12.50%) BDD
7 5 (12.50%) OO
8 4 (10.00%) OOD
8 4 (10.00%) UML
8 4 (10.00%) TDD
8 4 (10.00%) Pair Programming
8 4 (10.00%) Change Control
8 4 (10.00%) Multithreading
8 4 (10.00%) Dependency Injection
8 4 (10.00%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 11 (27.50%) SQL
2 4 (10.00%) T-SQL
2 4 (10.00%) C#
2 4 (10.00%) Java
3 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (17.50%) Degree
2 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.50%) MCSE
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 8 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 8 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (22.50%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (20.00%) Puppet
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 15 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.00%) Oracle
3 2 (5.00%) SAP
3 2 (5.00%) JBoss
3 2 (5.00%) Siebel
3 2 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.50%) ESRI
4 1 (2.50%) Fujitsu
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