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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 98 60 42
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -18
Contract jobs citing SOA 58 78 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.98% 2.56% 3.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.37% 3.20% 4.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 29 64
Median daily rate £370 £450 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.77% +11.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £370 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £560 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £470 £450 £413
% change year-on-year
+4.44% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £40.60 £43.25
% change year-on-year
+10.83% -6.12%
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
2446 2435 2142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 83.40% 79.94% 78.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1407 1267 1182
Median daily rate £375 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £260 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 67 38
Median hourly rate £37.50 £30.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.95% +22.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.05 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 £370 -32.72% 5
Glasgow -16 19 £475 +5.55% 9
Inverclyde - 2 £400 -
Aberdeen -8 1 - -
SOA
UK

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 109 (59.89%) Java
2 71 (39.01%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (38.46%) JBoss
4 60 (32.97%) Oracle
5 51 (28.02%) SOAP
6 50 (27.47%) SQL
7 49 (26.92%) XML
8 48 (26.37%) Hibernate
9 46 (25.27%) Web Services
10 43 (23.63%) JSF
11 42 (23.08%) IBM
12 39 (21.43%) Drools
13 38 (20.88%) UML
14 37 (20.33%) Java EE
15 35 (19.23%) XSLT
16 34 (18.68%) Finance
16 34 (18.68%) Scrum
16 34 (18.68%) REST
17 31 (17.03%) Apache CXF
17 31 (17.03%) Continuous Integration
18 30 (16.48%) JPA
18 30 (16.48%) TDD
18 30 (16.48%) Banking
18 30 (16.48%) TOGAF
19 28 (15.38%) Spring
19 28 (15.38%) Maven
19 28 (15.38%) RichFaces
20 27 (14.84%) RESTful
20 27 (14.84%) BPMN
20 27 (14.84%) OO

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 70 (38.46%) JBoss
2 13 (7.14%) WebSphere
3 8 (4.40%) MQSeries
3 8 (4.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 8 (4.40%) WebLogic
3 8 (4.40%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
4 6 (3.30%) CICS
4 6 (3.30%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.65%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (1.10%) CMS
6 2 (1.10%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.55%) Apache
7 1 (0.55%) Captiva
7 1 (0.55%) IBM Connections
Applications
1 2 (1.10%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.55%) MS Office
2 1 (0.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (4.40%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (2.20%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 3 (1.65%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.65%) Teamcenter
4 2 (1.10%) BigMachines
4 2 (1.10%) Primavera
5 1 (0.55%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.04%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (5.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.75%) PaaS
4 4 (2.20%) IaaS
4 4 (2.20%) SaaS
5 1 (0.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.55%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.55%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 20 (10.99%) HTTP
2 12 (6.59%) SSL
3 8 (4.40%) FTP
3 8 (4.40%) HTTPS
3 8 (4.40%) WinSCP
4 2 (1.10%) LDAP
5 1 (0.55%) LAN
5 1 (0.55%) SAN
5 1 (0.55%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.55%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (9.89%) Relational Database
2 10 (5.49%) DB2
3 8 (4.40%) Oracle Database
4 5 (2.75%) Oracle BI EE
4 5 (2.75%) Oracle ODI
5 4 (2.20%) MongoDB
5 4 (2.20%) NoSQL
5 4 (2.20%) RDBMS
5 4 (2.20%) SQL Server
6 3 (1.65%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (1.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.55%) Big Data
8 1 (0.55%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.55%) GIS
8 1 (0.55%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.55%) MySQL
8 1 (0.55%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 28 (15.38%) Maven
2 26 (14.29%) Eclipse
3 19 (10.44%) SoapUI
4 16 (8.79%) Subversion
5 14 (7.69%) JProfiler
6 9 (4.95%) ClearCase
6 9 (4.95%) JIRA
7 8 (4.40%) XMLSpy
8 6 (3.30%) Selenium
9 5 (2.75%) Ant
9 5 (2.75%) Git (software)
10 4 (2.20%) JUnit
10 4 (2.20%) Mockito
11 3 (1.65%) Bitbucket
11 3 (1.65%) Firebug
11 3 (1.65%) Gradle
11 3 (1.65%) Jenkins
12 2 (1.10%) LoadRunner
12 2 (1.10%) Talend Open Studio
12 2 (1.10%) Visual Studio
General
1 34 (18.68%) Finance
2 30 (16.48%) Banking
3 6 (3.30%) Law
4 4 (2.20%) Billing
5 2 (1.10%) Retail
5 2 (1.10%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.55%) Back Office
6 1 (0.55%) German Language
6 1 (0.55%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 74 (40.66%) Architect
2 68 (37.36%) Developer
3 48 (26.37%) Solutions Architect
4 38 (20.88%) Java Developer
5 12 (6.59%) Java Architect
6 11 (6.04%) Integration Developer
6 11 (6.04%) Technical Architect
7 9 (4.95%) SOA Architect
8 8 (4.40%) Integration Architect
8 8 (4.40%) Java Solutions Architect
8 8 (4.40%) Senior Developer
9 7 (3.85%) Analyst
9 7 (3.85%) Designer
9 7 (3.85%) Senior Java Developer
10 6 (3.30%) Oracle Developer
10 6 (3.30%) Solutions Designer
11 5 (2.75%) Test Analyst
12 4 (2.20%) Project Manager
12 4 (2.20%) SQL Developer
12 4 (2.20%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (28.02%) SOAP
2 49 (26.92%) XML
3 48 (26.37%) Hibernate
4 46 (25.27%) Web Services
5 43 (23.63%) JSF
6 39 (21.43%) Drools
7 37 (20.33%) Java EE
8 35 (19.23%) XSLT
9 34 (18.68%) REST
10 31 (17.03%) Apache CXF
11 30 (16.48%) JPA
12 28 (15.38%) RichFaces
12 28 (15.38%) Spring
13 27 (14.84%) RESTful
14 26 (14.29%) Middleware
15 24 (13.19%) JSON
16 22 (12.09%) J2EE
16 22 (12.09%) XSD
17 21 (11.54%) WSDL
18 20 (10.99%) jBPM
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.04%) DataPower
2 8 (4.40%) SWIFT
3 7 (3.85%) Mainframe
4 6 (3.30%) Data Centre
4 6 (3.30%) User Experience
5 5 (2.75%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (2.75%) IBM Mainframe
6 4 (2.20%) Smart Meter
7 3 (1.65%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.65%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.10%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.55%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.55%) Enterprise Cloud
9 1 (0.55%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.55%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.55%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.55%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.55%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 22 (12.09%) Unix
2 15 (8.24%) Windows
3 13 (7.14%) Linux
3 13 (7.14%) Windows Server
4 5 (2.75%) AIX
5 1 (0.55%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (39.01%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (20.88%) UML
3 34 (18.68%) Scrum
4 31 (17.03%) Continuous Integration
5 30 (16.48%) TDD
5 30 (16.48%) TOGAF
6 27 (14.84%) BPMN
6 27 (14.84%) OO
7 25 (13.74%) Data Modelling
8 24 (13.19%) Use Case
9 21 (11.54%) Logical Data Model
10 20 (10.99%) Open Source
11 17 (9.34%) Microservices
12 15 (8.24%) ETL
12 15 (8.24%) Mentoring
12 15 (8.24%) Wireframes
13 14 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
14 13 (7.14%) Application Performance Monitoring
14 13 (7.14%) SDLC
14 13 (7.14%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 109 (59.89%) Java
2 50 (27.47%) SQL
3 8 (4.40%) C++
3 8 (4.40%) JavaScript
3 8 (4.40%) PL/SQL
4 6 (3.30%) C
4 6 (3.30%) COBOL
5 4 (2.20%) Perl
6 3 (1.65%) Python
7 2 (1.10%) C#
8 1 (0.55%) JCL
8 1 (0.55%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.55%) VB
8 1 (0.55%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (2.20%) Degree
1 4 (2.20%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.10%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.55%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.40%) HL7
1 8 (4.40%) SEPA
2 6 (3.30%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (2.20%) COBIT
3 4 (2.20%) QA
4 3 (1.65%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.55%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.55%) EMIR
System Software
1 8 (4.40%) Docker
2 5 (2.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.75%) vSphere
3 1 (0.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (2.20%) Ansible
2 4 (2.20%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (2.20%) Puppet
3 1 (0.55%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.55%) Mesos
3 1 (0.55%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 60 (32.97%) Oracle
2 42 (23.08%) IBM
3 16 (8.79%) HP
3 16 (8.79%) Microsoft
4 8 (4.40%) Remedy
5 6 (3.30%) Sybase
6 5 (2.75%) Citrix
6 5 (2.75%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (2.75%) VMware
7 4 (2.20%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.65%) Siemens
8 3 (1.65%) Tableau
9 2 (1.10%) Cognizant
9 2 (1.10%) Cognos
9 2 (1.10%) SAP
9 2 (1.10%) Talend
10 1 (0.55%) Avaya
10 1 (0.55%) Cisco
10 1 (0.55%) Pega
10 1 (0.55%) Perforce
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