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 27 July 2016 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 86 56 38
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -18
Contract jobs citing SOA 49 92 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.94% 2.88% 4.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.33% 3.54% 5.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 33 67
Median daily rate £345 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.33% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £355 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £498 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.88% +10.00%
SOA
UK

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
2104 2599 2191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 83.23% 81.42% 79.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1248 1311 1149
Median daily rate £355 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 58 37
Median hourly rate £40.00 £30.50 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.14% +6.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.86 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £46.70 £165.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

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 27 July 2016.

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 27 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +2 31 £340 -28.42% 5
Glasgow -16 15 £413 -8.33% 2
Inverclyde - 2 £400 -
Aberdeen -4 1 - -
SOA
UK

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, 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 82 (58.57%) Java
2 59 (42.14%) Oracle
3 56 (40.00%) JBoss
4 51 (36.43%) Agile Software Development
5 45 (32.14%) SQL
5 45 (32.14%) SOAP
6 44 (31.43%) Web Services
6 44 (31.43%) XML
7 43 (30.71%) Hibernate
8 39 (27.86%) JSF
9 34 (24.29%) Java EE
9 34 (24.29%) Drools
10 33 (23.57%) JPA
11 31 (22.14%) Scrum
11 31 (22.14%) Finance
12 30 (21.43%) XSLT
13 29 (20.71%) IBM
14 28 (20.00%) HTML
14 28 (20.00%) RichFaces
15 26 (18.57%) Continuous Integration
16 25 (17.86%) Maven
17 24 (17.14%) TDD
17 24 (17.14%) TOGAF
17 24 (17.14%) UML
17 24 (17.14%) Open Source
17 24 (17.14%) REST
18 23 (16.43%) Banking
18 23 (16.43%) RESTful
19 22 (15.71%) OO
19 22 (15.71%) Eclipse

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 56 (40.00%) JBoss
2 8 (5.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 6 (4.29%) CICS
3 6 (4.29%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.14%) CMS
4 3 (2.14%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.43%) IBM Transformation Extender
5 2 (1.43%) MQSeries
5 2 (1.43%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.71%) Apache
6 1 (0.71%) Captiva
6 1 (0.71%) IBM Connections
6 1 (0.71%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.71%) AutoCAD
1 1 (0.71%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.71%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 11 (7.86%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (2.86%) Teamcenter
3 3 (2.14%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (1.43%) BigMachines
4 2 (1.43%) Primavera
5 1 (0.71%) Exstream
5 1 (0.71%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (2.86%) SaaS
2 3 (2.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.14%) PaaS
3 2 (1.43%) IaaS
4 1 (0.71%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.71%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.71%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 14 (10.00%) HTTP
2 12 (8.57%) SSL
3 2 (1.43%) FTP
3 2 (1.43%) HTTPS
3 2 (1.43%) LDAP
3 2 (1.43%) WinSCP
4 1 (0.71%) LAN
4 1 (0.71%) SAN
4 1 (0.71%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.71%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (10.71%) Relational Database
2 13 (9.29%) Oracle Database
3 11 (7.86%) DB2
4 5 (3.57%) Oracle BI EE
4 5 (3.57%) Oracle ODI
5 4 (2.86%) MongoDB
5 4 (2.86%) NoSQL
5 4 (2.86%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.14%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.14%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (2.14%) SQL Server
6 3 (2.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.43%) Spatial Data
8 1 (0.71%) Big Data
8 1 (0.71%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.71%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.71%) Neo4j
8 1 (0.71%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 25 (17.86%) Maven
2 22 (15.71%) Eclipse
3 20 (14.29%) Subversion
4 17 (12.14%) SoapUI
5 7 (5.00%) JIRA
6 6 (4.29%) JProfiler
7 5 (3.57%) Jenkins
7 5 (3.57%) Selenium
8 3 (2.14%) ClearCase
8 3 (2.14%) Git (software)
9 2 (1.43%) Artifactory
9 2 (1.43%) LoadRunner
9 2 (1.43%) Visual Studio
9 2 (1.43%) XMLSpy
10 1 (0.71%) Ant
10 1 (0.71%) Hudson
10 1 (0.71%) JUnit
10 1 (0.71%) Mockito
10 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (0.71%) TeamCity
General
1 31 (22.14%) Finance
2 23 (16.43%) Banking
3 4 (2.86%) Billing
4 1 (0.71%) German Language
4 1 (0.71%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 62 (44.29%) Developer
2 55 (39.29%) Architect
3 38 (27.14%) Solutions Architect
4 34 (24.29%) Java Developer
5 14 (10.00%) Integration Developer
6 7 (5.00%) Java Architect
6 7 (5.00%) Senior Developer
7 6 (4.29%) Java Solutions Architect
7 6 (4.29%) Senior Java Developer
8 5 (3.57%) C++ Developer
8 5 (3.57%) Designer
8 5 (3.57%) SOA Architect
8 5 (3.57%) Technical Architect
9 4 (2.86%) Analyst
9 4 (2.86%) Non-Functional Tester
9 4 (2.86%) Oracle Developer
9 4 (2.86%) Solutions Designer
9 4 (2.86%) Tester
10 3 (2.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 3 (2.14%) SOA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (32.14%) SOAP
2 44 (31.43%) Web Services
2 44 (31.43%) XML
3 43 (30.71%) Hibernate
4 39 (27.86%) JSF
5 34 (24.29%) Drools
5 34 (24.29%) Java EE
6 33 (23.57%) JPA
7 30 (21.43%) XSLT
8 28 (20.00%) HTML
8 28 (20.00%) RichFaces
9 24 (17.14%) REST
10 23 (16.43%) RESTful
11 21 (15.00%) jBPM
12 20 (14.29%) Apache CXF
12 20 (14.29%) JSON
12 20 (14.29%) XSD
13 15 (10.71%) .NET
13 15 (10.71%) Spring
13 15 (10.71%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.00%) Mainframe
2 5 (3.57%) IBM Mainframe
3 4 (2.86%) Smart Meter
4 3 (2.14%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.14%) Data Integration
4 3 (2.14%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.14%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.43%) DataPower
5 2 (1.43%) SWIFT
5 2 (1.43%) User Experience
6 1 (0.71%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.71%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (0.71%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.71%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.71%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.71%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.71%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.71%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.71%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 16 (11.43%) Windows
2 15 (10.71%) Unix
3 13 (9.29%) Windows Server
4 8 (5.71%) Linux
5 5 (3.57%) AIX
6 1 (0.71%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (36.43%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (22.14%) Scrum
3 26 (18.57%) Continuous Integration
4 24 (17.14%) Open Source
4 24 (17.14%) TDD
4 24 (17.14%) TOGAF
4 24 (17.14%) UML
5 22 (15.71%) Mentoring
5 22 (15.71%) OO
6 19 (13.57%) Data Modelling
7 18 (12.86%) Use Case
8 16 (11.43%) Open Source Development
9 15 (10.71%) BPMN
9 15 (10.71%) Coaching
10 14 (10.00%) Logical Data Model
11 11 (7.86%) User Stories
11 11 (7.86%) Wireframes
12 10 (7.14%) CRM
13 8 (5.71%) Enterprise Architecture
13 8 (5.71%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 82 (58.57%) Java
2 45 (32.14%) SQL
3 12 (8.57%) JavaScript
4 10 (7.14%) C++
4 10 (7.14%) PL/SQL
5 8 (5.71%) C
6 6 (4.29%) COBOL
7 5 (3.57%) Perl
8 4 (2.86%) Python
9 2 (1.43%) C#
10 1 (0.71%) JCL
10 1 (0.71%) Tcl
10 1 (0.71%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.71%) VB
10 1 (0.71%) VB6
10 1 (0.71%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (2.86%) Degree
1 4 (2.86%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.43%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.71%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.29%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (2.86%) COBIT
2 4 (2.86%) QA
3 2 (1.43%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.43%) HL7
3 2 (1.43%) SEPA
System Software
1 5 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (3.57%) vSphere
2 3 (2.14%) Docker
3 1 (0.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.43%) Ansible
2 2 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.43%) Puppet
3 1 (0.71%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.71%) Mesos
3 1 (0.71%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 59 (42.14%) Oracle
2 29 (20.71%) IBM
3 16 (11.43%) Microsoft
4 10 (7.14%) HP
5 9 (6.43%) Red Hat
6 7 (5.00%) Sybase
7 5 (3.57%) Citrix
7 5 (3.57%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (3.57%) VMware
8 3 (2.14%) Siemens
8 3 (2.14%) Tableau
9 2 (1.43%) Cognizant
9 2 (1.43%) Cognos
9 2 (1.43%) Remedy
9 2 (1.43%) SAP
10 1 (0.71%) Avaya
10 1 (0.71%) Cisco
10 1 (0.71%) Perforce
10 1 (0.71%) RedGate
10 1 (0.71%) webMethods
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