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 6 July 2015 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 60 52 48
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -4
Contract jobs citing SOA 7 20 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.85% 2.17% 2.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.18% 2.97% 3.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 10
Average daily rate
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£480 £435 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -17.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £394
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +7.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.80 £35.00 £29.71
% change year-on-year
+22.28% +17.80%
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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
593 673 624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 72.41% 72.99% 69.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 299 258
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £273 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 13 18
Average hourly rate £21.55 £19.00 £30.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.42% -37.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.00 £22.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.03 £22.25 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

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
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 6 July 2015, 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 23 (74.19%) Java
2 17 (54.84%) Data Modelling
3 15 (48.39%) Oracle
4 13 (41.94%) SQL Server
4 13 (41.94%) .NET
5 10 (32.26%) webMethods
5 10 (32.26%) MySQL
5 10 (32.26%) Informix
6 8 (25.81%) SOAP
6 8 (25.81%) JavaScript
7 7 (22.58%) HTML
7 7 (22.58%) Web Services
7 7 (22.58%) Security Cleared
8 6 (19.35%) REST
8 6 (19.35%) Talend
8 6 (19.35%) Talend Open Studio
8 6 (19.35%) Project Management
9 5 (16.13%) Service Management
9 5 (16.13%) Service Delivery
9 5 (16.13%) Management Information System
9 5 (16.13%) ERP
9 5 (16.13%) XML
9 5 (16.13%) OO
9 5 (16.13%) SAP
9 5 (16.13%) Workflow
9 5 (16.13%) Data Management
9 5 (16.13%) Computer Science
9 5 (16.13%) Spanish Language
9 5 (16.13%) Degree
9 5 (16.13%) Software Architecture

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 4 (12.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (6.45%) MQSeries
2 2 (6.45%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (3.23%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) FTP
1 1 (3.23%) HTTP
1 1 (3.23%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (41.94%) SQL Server
2 10 (32.26%) MySQL
2 10 (32.26%) Informix
3 1 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.23%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (19.35%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (6.45%) Maven
2 2 (6.45%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.23%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.23%) Hudson
3 1 (3.23%) Apache Continuum
3 1 (3.23%) Rational Application Developer
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (3.23%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.23%) Toad
3 1 (3.23%) JDeveloper
General
1 5 (16.13%) Spanish Language
2 4 (12.90%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.23%) Finance
3 1 (3.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (61.29%) Architect
2 12 (38.71%) Developer
3 10 (32.26%) Data Architect
4 6 (19.35%) Java Developer
5 5 (16.13%) Lead Developer
6 4 (12.90%) Lead Architect
7 3 (9.68%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (6.45%) Junior
8 2 (6.45%) Software Engineer
8 2 (6.45%) Java Software Engineer
8 2 (6.45%) Junior Developer
8 2 (6.45%) Junior Java Developer
9 1 (3.23%) Applications Architect
9 1 (3.23%) Senior Java Developer
9 1 (3.23%) Build Manager
9 1 (3.23%) Deployment Engineer
9 1 (3.23%) SAP Developer
9 1 (3.23%) JavaScript Developer
9 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Architect
9 1 (3.23%) Deployment Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (41.94%) .NET
2 8 (25.81%) SOAP
3 7 (22.58%) Web Services
3 7 (22.58%) HTML
4 6 (19.35%) REST
5 5 (16.13%) HTML5
5 5 (16.13%) XML
6 4 (12.90%) J2EE
7 3 (9.68%) AngularJS
8 2 (6.45%) Apache Camel
8 2 (6.45%) PhoneGap
8 2 (6.45%) Spring
8 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET
8 2 (6.45%) WSDL
8 2 (6.45%) Middleware
9 1 (3.23%) Oracle ADF
9 1 (3.23%) ActiveMQ
9 1 (3.23%) WebSphere MQ
9 1 (3.23%) EJB
9 1 (3.23%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Management Information System
1 5 (16.13%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.45%) Cryptography
2 2 (6.45%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.23%) Thin Client
3 1 (3.23%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) Windows
2 1 (3.23%) Linux
2 1 (3.23%) CentOS
2 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (3.23%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (54.84%) Data Modelling
2 6 (19.35%) Project Management
3 5 (16.13%) Service Management
3 5 (16.13%) Service Delivery
3 5 (16.13%) OO
3 5 (16.13%) ERP
3 5 (16.13%) Workflow
3 5 (16.13%) Data Management
3 5 (16.13%) Software Architecture
3 5 (16.13%) Analytics
4 4 (12.90%) UML
5 3 (9.68%) Unit Testing
6 2 (6.45%) Waterfall
6 2 (6.45%) ArchiMate
6 2 (6.45%) Software Engineering
6 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (6.45%) Mobile Development
6 2 (6.45%) OWASP
6 2 (6.45%) OOP
6 2 (6.45%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 23 (74.19%) Java
2 8 (25.81%) JavaScript
3 3 (9.68%) Python
4 2 (6.45%) Ruby
4 2 (6.45%) C#
4 2 (6.45%) C++
4 2 (6.45%) SQL
5 1 (3.23%) COBOL
5 1 (3.23%) XPath
5 1 (3.23%) Perl
5 1 (3.23%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (22.58%) Security Cleared
2 5 (16.13%) Degree
3 3 (9.68%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) MOM
Vendors
1 15 (48.39%) Oracle
2 10 (32.26%) webMethods
3 6 (19.35%) Talend
4 5 (16.13%) SAP
5 2 (6.45%) IBM
6 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.23%) Micro Focus