The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 27 30 21
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -9
Contract jobs citing SOA 5 21 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 2.28% 6.62% 8.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.33% 7.95% 9.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 18 26
Median daily rate £365 £448 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.43% -3.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £343 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £496 £526
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £450 £438
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.50 £41.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.87% +10.00%
SOA
South West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
150 264 293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 68.49% 83.28% 86.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 142 226
Median daily rate £350 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 35 11
Median hourly rate £40.00 £42.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.43% +22.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

SOA
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

SOA Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

SOA
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

SOA Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

SOA
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 25 September 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
Bath -1 3 £365 +265.00% 1
SOA
South West

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 Somerset region with a requirement for SOA.

1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (54.55%) Web Services
3 5 (45.45%) Java
3 5 (45.45%) TDD
4 4 (36.36%) Spring
4 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
4 4 (36.36%) JSON
4 4 (36.36%) Semantic Web
4 4 (36.36%) RESTful
4 4 (36.36%) Open Source
4 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
4 4 (36.36%) Linux
4 4 (36.36%) E-Commerce
4 4 (36.36%) Internet
4 4 (36.36%) MongoDB
4 4 (36.36%) OAuth2
4 4 (36.36%) High Availability
4 4 (36.36%) JSON-LD
5 3 (27.27%) API Development
5 3 (27.27%) ForgeRock
5 3 (27.27%) OpenAM
5 3 (27.27%) DevOps
5 3 (27.27%) NoSQL
5 3 (27.27%) Big Data
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 3 (27.27%) SAML
5 3 (27.27%) .NET
5 3 (27.27%) J2EE

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset 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 1 (9.09%) JBoss
1 1 (9.09%) NServiceBus
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (18.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) MongoDB
2 3 (27.27%) Big Data
2 3 (27.27%) Hadoop
2 3 (27.27%) NoSQL
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (18.18%) Biml
3 2 (18.18%) Power BI
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (9.09%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Architect
1 4 (36.36%) Java Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) Java Software Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) Software Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Integration Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) J2EE Software Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Java J2EE Software Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Software Integration Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Application Integration Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Applications Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Java Server Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Server Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Support
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Support Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Test Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Test Automation Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) Web Services
2 4 (36.36%) JSON
2 4 (36.36%) JSON-LD
2 4 (36.36%) OAuth2
2 4 (36.36%) RESTful
2 4 (36.36%) Spring
3 3 (27.27%) .NET
3 3 (27.27%) J2EE
3 3 (27.27%) SAML
4 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
4 2 (18.18%) LINQ
4 2 (18.18%) React
4 2 (18.18%) WCF
5 1 (9.09%) Middleware
5 1 (9.09%) REST
5 1 (9.09%) SOAP
5 1 (9.09%) WSDL
5 1 (9.09%) XML
5 1 (9.09%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Semantic Web
2 2 (18.18%) Data Integration
3 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (45.45%) TDD
4 4 (36.36%) E-Commerce
4 4 (36.36%) High Availability
4 4 (36.36%) Open Source
4 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
5 3 (27.27%) API Development
5 3 (27.27%) DevOps
5 3 (27.27%) Pair Programming
6 2 (18.18%) BDD
6 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (18.18%) Identity Access Management
6 2 (18.18%) Open Source Development
6 2 (18.18%) Scrum
6 2 (18.18%) User Stories
7 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
7 1 (9.09%) Microservices
7 1 (9.09%) TOGAF
7 1 (9.09%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) Java
2 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 2 (18.18%) C
3 2 (18.18%) C#
3 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
3 2 (18.18%) VB.NET
4 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
1 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Shibboleth
2 1 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) OpenAM
2 2 (18.18%) OpenSSO
2 2 (18.18%) Sun Identity Manager
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) ForgeRock
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Sun
3 1 (9.09%) AppDynamics
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle