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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 73 57 62
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +5
Contract jobs citing SOA 3 15 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.30% 1.71% 1.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 2.44% 2.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 7
Average daily rate £475 £369 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.81% -22.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £300 £351
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £584 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £451 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.22% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £35.00 £35.35
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -0.99%
SOA
Berkshire

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
751 614 733
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 76.24% 70.09% 73.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 440 345 367
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 7 22
Average hourly rate £45.00 £55.65 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.13% +247.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £55.65 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016, 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 5 (41.67%) Oracle
1 5 (41.67%) SAP
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
1 5 (41.67%) Enterprise Architecture
1 5 (41.67%) Social Media
2 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 4 (33.33%) Migration
2 4 (33.33%) Java
2 4 (33.33%) Middleware
3 3 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (25.00%) UML
3 3 (25.00%) CRM
3 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (25.00%) Adobe
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (25.00%) FatWire
3 3 (25.00%) Content Management
3 3 (25.00%) Banking
3 3 (25.00%) Retail
3 3 (25.00%) SCADA
3 3 (25.00%) SAP PI
3 3 (25.00%) Pega
3 3 (25.00%) Sitecore
3 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 3 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (8.33%) Mule
2 1 (8.33%) Mule ESB
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (8.33%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) IaaS
1 2 (16.67%) PaaS
1 2 (16.67%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (8.33%) Essbase
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (8.33%) JUnit
2 1 (8.33%) Moq
2 1 (8.33%) MSTest
2 1 (8.33%) NUnit
2 1 (8.33%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Banking
2 3 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Architect
2 4 (33.33%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (25.00%) Senior Architect
3 3 (25.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
4 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Architect
4 2 (16.67%) Lead Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Agile C# Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Angular Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Business Architect
5 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) Middleware
2 3 (25.00%) SAP PI
3 2 (16.67%) .NET
3 2 (16.67%) Apache Camel
3 2 (16.67%) J2EE
3 2 (16.67%) JSON
3 2 (16.67%) OSGi
3 2 (16.67%) Web Services
3 2 (16.67%) XML
4 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
4 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (8.33%) CSS
4 1 (8.33%) CSS3
4 1 (8.33%) HTML
4 1 (8.33%) jQuery
4 1 (8.33%) REST
4 1 (8.33%) SOAP
4 1 (8.33%) StructureMap
4 1 (8.33%) WCF
4 1 (8.33%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Social Media
2 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (25.00%) Digital Media
2 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (25.00%) SCADA
3 1 (8.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
1 1 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 4 (33.33%) Migration
2 4 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (25.00%) Content Management
3 3 (25.00%) CRM
3 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (25.00%) UML
4 2 (16.67%) BPR
4 2 (16.67%) ERP
4 2 (16.67%) ITIL
4 2 (16.67%) Process Improvement
4 2 (16.67%) Process Management
4 2 (16.67%) Service Management
4 2 (16.67%) TDD
4 2 (16.67%) Use Case
4 2 (16.67%) Zachman Framework
5 1 (8.33%) CQRS
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) C#
2 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (8.33%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (16.67%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle
1 5 (41.67%) SAP
2 3 (25.00%) Adobe
2 3 (25.00%) FatWire
2 3 (25.00%) Guidewire
2 3 (25.00%) hybris
2 3 (25.00%) MuleSoft
2 3 (25.00%) Pega
2 3 (25.00%) Sitecore
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) Talend
4 1 (8.33%) Citrix
4 1 (8.33%) VMware
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