The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
UK / Scotland
Rank 61 26 51
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +25
Contract jobs citing SOA 46 142 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.80% 5.49% 3.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.38% 6.90% 3.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 96 47
Median daily rate £388 £380 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.97% -10.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £275 £362
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £526 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £50.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +17.64%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1361 2059 2099
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 82.74% 79.59% 80.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 779 1130 1160
Median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £265 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 24 23
Median hourly rate £42.00 £33.71 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.59% +18.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £16.50 £15.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.30 £48.53 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +58.41%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing SOA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

SOA
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SOA across the Scotland region.

SOA Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

SOA
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOA across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017.

SOA Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

SOA
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SOA across the Scotland region.

SOA Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

SOA
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -27 26 £340 -10.52% 6
Glasgow -9 10 £400 +50.94%
West Lothian +1 9 £399 +2.90%
Aberdeen -9 2 - -
SOA
UK

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 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 Scotland region with a requirement for SOA.

1 80 (82.47%) Java
2 60 (61.86%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (45.36%) Web Services
4 42 (43.30%) Continuous Integration
5 40 (41.24%) XSLT
6 38 (39.18%) Scrum
7 37 (38.14%) XML
8 35 (36.08%) JBoss
9 31 (31.96%) Oracle
9 31 (31.96%) Java EE
9 31 (31.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 30 (30.93%) JMS
10 30 (30.93%) TDD
11 29 (29.90%) Hibernate
12 26 (26.80%) SQL
12 26 (26.80%) SOAP
12 26 (26.80%) Oracle Database
13 25 (25.77%) Maven
14 22 (22.68%) Eclipse
14 22 (22.68%) Microservices
15 21 (21.65%) JPA
15 21 (21.65%) HTML
16 20 (20.62%) JSF
17 19 (19.59%) Subversion
18 18 (18.56%) RichFaces
19 17 (17.53%) Drools
19 17 (17.53%) Data Modelling
19 17 (17.53%) Red Hat
20 15 (15.46%) CRM
20 15 (15.46%) JavaScript

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 35 (36.08%) JBoss
2 31 (31.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 11 (11.34%) Tomcat
4 10 (10.31%) Apache
5 5 (5.15%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.06%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.03%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (2.06%) AutoCAD
1 2 (2.06%) Siemens NX
2 1 (1.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (11.34%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (2.06%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 2 (2.06%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 11 (11.34%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.03%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.03%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.31%) HTTP
2 1 (1.03%) Broadband
2 1 (1.03%) DNS
2 1 (1.03%) DVB
2 1 (1.03%) iSCSI
2 1 (1.03%) SSH
2 1 (1.03%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (26.80%) Oracle Database
2 12 (12.37%) Relational Database
3 10 (10.31%) MySQL
4 8 (8.25%) NoSQL
5 7 (7.22%) RDBMS
6 3 (3.09%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (3.09%) GIS
6 3 (3.09%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (3.09%) QGIS
6 3 (3.09%) Spatial Data
7 1 (1.03%) DB2
7 1 (1.03%) HSQLDB
7 1 (1.03%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 25 (25.77%) Maven
2 22 (22.68%) Eclipse
3 19 (19.59%) Subversion
4 8 (8.25%) LoadRunner
4 8 (8.25%) SoapUI
5 7 (7.22%) Git (software)
5 7 (7.22%) JIRA
6 5 (5.15%) JProfiler
7 4 (4.12%) Jenkins
8 3 (3.09%) Flyway
8 3 (3.09%) JUnit
9 2 (2.06%) Bitbucket
9 2 (2.06%) Gradle
9 2 (2.06%) Grunt
9 2 (2.06%) Jasmine
9 2 (2.06%) Karma Test Runner
9 2 (2.06%) Mockito
10 1 (1.03%) Artifactory
10 1 (1.03%) Cucumber
10 1 (1.03%) Oracle APEX
General
1 8 (8.25%) Telecoms
2 7 (7.22%) Billing
2 7 (7.22%) Finance
3 4 (4.12%) Banking
4 2 (2.06%) Publishing
4 2 (2.06%) Retail
Job Titles
1 56 (57.73%) Developer
2 50 (51.55%) Java Developer
3 11 (11.34%) Architect
4 9 (9.28%) Designer
5 8 (8.25%) Senior Developer
5 8 (8.25%) Senior Java Developer
6 6 (6.19%) Database Designer
6 6 (6.19%) Developer in Test
6 6 (6.19%) Software Engineer
7 5 (5.15%) Java Engineer
7 5 (5.15%) Test Engineer
8 4 (4.12%) Integration Developer
8 4 (4.12%) Java Software Developer
8 4 (4.12%) Performance Engineer
8 4 (4.12%) Performance Test Engineer
8 4 (4.12%) Performance Tester
8 4 (4.12%) Software Developer
8 4 (4.12%) Tester
9 3 (3.09%) AWS Software Engineer
9 3 (3.09%) SC Cleared Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (45.36%) Web Services
2 40 (41.24%) XSLT
3 37 (38.14%) XML
4 31 (31.96%) Java EE
5 30 (30.93%) JMS
6 29 (29.90%) Hibernate
7 26 (26.80%) SOAP
8 21 (21.65%) HTML
8 21 (21.65%) JPA
9 20 (20.62%) JSF
10 18 (18.56%) RichFaces
11 17 (17.53%) Drools
12 15 (15.46%) jBPM
12 15 (15.46%) REST
13 14 (14.43%) J2EE
13 14 (14.43%) Spring
14 11 (11.34%) RESTful
14 11 (11.34%) XSD
15 9 (9.28%) Middleware
16 8 (8.25%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.34%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.09%) DataPower
2 3 (3.09%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.06%) Fat Client
3 2 (2.06%) Reference Data
3 2 (2.06%) Replication
3 2 (2.06%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.03%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.03%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 15 (15.46%) Linux
2 14 (14.43%) Unix
3 3 (3.09%) Windows
4 2 (2.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.03%) Android
5 1 (1.03%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (61.86%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (43.30%) Continuous Integration
3 38 (39.18%) Scrum
4 30 (30.93%) TDD
5 22 (22.68%) Microservices
6 17 (17.53%) Data Modelling
7 15 (15.46%) CRM
7 15 (15.46%) Open Source
8 14 (14.43%) Open Source Development
9 13 (13.40%) Mentoring
10 12 (12.37%) Software Engineering
11 11 (11.34%) Coaching
11 11 (11.34%) SDLC
12 8 (8.25%) Performance Testing
13 7 (7.22%) Kanban
13 7 (7.22%) Logical Data Model
13 7 (7.22%) Non-Functional Testing
13 7 (7.22%) Performance Tuning
13 7 (7.22%) Use Case
13 7 (7.22%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 80 (82.47%) Java
2 26 (26.80%) SQL
3 15 (15.46%) JavaScript
4 13 (13.40%) PL/SQL
5 12 (12.37%) XPath
6 10 (10.31%) XQuery
7 9 (9.28%) C
8 8 (8.25%) Python
9 5 (5.15%) C#
9 5 (5.15%) Groovy
10 3 (3.09%) C++
11 2 (2.06%) Perl
11 2 (2.06%) Tcl
12 1 (1.03%) Bash Shell
12 1 (1.03%) Bourne shell
12 1 (1.03%) Korn
12 1 (1.03%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.03%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (4.12%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.09%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.03%) BC Cleared
3 1 (1.03%) HND
System Software
1 5 (5.15%) Docker
2 1 (1.03%) NFS
2 1 (1.03%) Samba
Systems Management
1 8 (8.25%) HP SiteScope
1 8 (8.25%) OpenView
2 3 (3.09%) Ansible
Vendors
1 31 (31.96%) Oracle
2 17 (17.53%) Red Hat
3 8 (8.25%) HP
4 5 (5.15%) IBM
5 2 (2.06%) Apigee
5 2 (2.06%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.06%) TIBCO
5 2 (2.06%) webMethods
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