The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 27 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 105 112 76
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -36
Contract jobs citing SOA 178 177 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.07% 1.81% 2.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.53% 2.28% 3.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 104 135
Median daily rate £430 £430 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £305 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £590 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 2
Median hourly rate £44.00 £45.00 £42.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £45.00 £36.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £45.00 £48.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +21.42%
SOA
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
7036 7773 7115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 81.79% 79.29% 76.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 4294 4755 3991
Median daily rate £424 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.87% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 262 258 263
Median hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% +72.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £50.00 £53.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

SOA
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

SOA Daily Rate Trend in the South East

SOA
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOA across the South East region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016.

SOA Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

SOA
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

SOA Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

SOA
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
Berkshire +29 57 £470 -4.81% 4
Hampshire +1 42 £385 -9.41% 14
Buckinghamshire +13 26 £425 -2.85%
Surrey -3 22 £380 -7.87% 3
West Sussex -8 16 £365 -8.75% 1
Oxfordshire +3 9 £450 -5.26% 2
East Sussex +5 1 - - 2
Isle of Wight +1 1 £275 +10.00%
Sussex -1 1 - -
Middlesex -3 1 - - 1
Home Counties - 1 £440 -
SOA
England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 South East region with a requirement for SOA.

1 125 (34.34%) Java
2 123 (33.79%) Oracle
3 109 (29.95%) Web Services
4 101 (27.75%) Agile Software Development
5 96 (26.37%) .NET
6 94 (25.82%) XML
7 74 (20.33%) HTML
8 70 (19.23%) SQL
9 69 (18.96%) SOAP
10 62 (17.03%) C#
11 58 (15.93%) Linux
11 58 (15.93%) Spring
12 56 (15.38%) Windows
12 56 (15.38%) Finance
13 55 (15.11%) MVC
14 54 (14.84%) JavaScript
15 53 (14.56%) Continuous Integration
15 53 (14.56%) REST
16 47 (12.91%) TDD
16 47 (12.91%) ASP.NET
17 45 (12.36%) SQL Server
17 45 (12.36%) Microsoft
18 43 (11.81%) J2EE
19 41 (11.26%) CSS
19 41 (11.26%) Telecoms
19 41 (11.26%) Middleware
20 40 (10.99%) Scrum
20 40 (10.99%) DevOps
21 39 (10.71%) Oracle Database
22 38 (10.44%) UML

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 29 (7.97%) BizTalk Server
2 28 (7.69%) JBoss
3 26 (7.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 21 (5.77%) Oracle Service Bus
5 18 (4.95%) SharePoint
5 18 (4.95%) WebSphere
6 10 (2.75%) WebLogic
7 7 (1.92%) Cloud Foundry
7 7 (1.92%) Tomcat
8 6 (1.65%) Apache
9 5 (1.37%) IIS
10 4 (1.10%) Confluence
11 3 (0.82%) MQSeries
11 3 (0.82%) Oracle Coherence
11 3 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 2 (0.55%) Apache ServiceMix
12 2 (0.55%) CMS
12 2 (0.55%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 2 (0.55%) WildFly
Applications
1 21 (5.77%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.82%) InfoPath
2 3 (0.82%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.27%) MS Office
3 1 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.27%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 23 (6.32%) Oracle BPM
2 8 (2.20%) BusinessWorks
3 7 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (1.37%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (1.10%) Remedy ITSM
5 4 (1.10%) SAP CRM
5 4 (1.10%) SAP IS-U
6 2 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.27%) Adobe Campaign
7 1 (0.27%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.27%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 18 (4.95%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (3.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (3.02%) PaaS
4 10 (2.75%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (1.65%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 6 (1.65%) Heroku
5 6 (1.65%) SaaS
6 4 (1.10%) IaaS
7 2 (0.55%) FinancialForce.com
8 1 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.27%) iPaaS
8 1 (0.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (5.77%) HTTP
2 13 (3.57%) DVB
3 11 (3.02%) SNMP
4 9 (2.47%) LAN
4 9 (2.47%) WAN
5 8 (2.20%) SSL
6 7 (1.92%) Internet
7 6 (1.65%) AMQP
7 6 (1.65%) Firewall
8 4 (1.10%) HTTPS
8 4 (1.10%) Network Security
8 4 (1.10%) Remote Desktop
8 4 (1.10%) Unified Communications
9 3 (0.82%) Ethernet
9 3 (0.82%) FTP
9 3 (0.82%) VPN
9 3 (0.82%) WinSCP
10 2 (0.55%) PBX
10 2 (0.55%) VoIP
10 2 (0.55%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (12.36%) SQL Server
2 39 (10.71%) Oracle Database
3 24 (6.59%) Relational Database
4 22 (6.04%) NoSQL
5 19 (5.22%) PostgreSQL
6 13 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
7 12 (3.30%) Hadoop
8 9 (2.47%) Big Data
9 8 (2.20%) MongoDB
10 6 (1.65%) Oracle Database 10g
10 6 (1.65%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (1.37%) DB2
12 4 (1.10%) Apache Cassandra
12 4 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
13 3 (0.82%) MySQL
13 3 (0.82%) Oracle Database 12c
14 2 (0.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 2 (0.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 1 (0.27%) OLAP
15 1 (0.27%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 32 (8.79%) Jenkins
2 29 (7.97%) JIRA
3 24 (6.59%) Git (software)
4 23 (6.32%) SoapUI
5 20 (5.49%) Team Foundation Server
6 19 (5.22%) JUnit
6 19 (5.22%) NUnit
6 19 (5.22%) Selenium
7 18 (4.95%) Subversion
8 14 (3.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 10 (2.75%) Maven
10 9 (2.47%) Eclipse
11 8 (2.20%) Gradle
11 8 (2.20%) MSTest
11 8 (2.20%) Talend Open Studio
12 7 (1.92%) Artifactory
12 7 (1.92%) Grunt
12 7 (1.92%) Moq
13 6 (1.65%) Cucumber
13 6 (1.65%) Jasmine
General
1 56 (15.38%) Finance
2 41 (11.26%) Telecoms
3 17 (4.67%) Retail
4 16 (4.40%) Marketing
5 9 (2.47%) Billing
6 6 (1.65%) Banking
7 5 (1.37%) Back Office
7 5 (1.37%) Publishing
8 2 (0.55%) Electronics
8 2 (0.55%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.27%) Games
9 1 (0.27%) Legal
9 1 (0.27%) Local Government
9 1 (0.27%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 122 (33.52%) Developer
2 120 (32.97%) Architect
3 68 (18.68%) Solutions Architect
4 49 (13.46%) Designer
5 37 (10.16%) Java Developer
6 33 (9.07%) Solutions Designer
7 26 (7.14%) .NET Developer
7 26 (7.14%) C# Developer
7 26 (7.14%) SOA Architect
8 21 (5.77%) C# .NET Developer
9 20 (5.49%) SOA Designer
9 20 (5.49%) Technical Architect
9 20 (5.49%) Telecoms Designer
10 19 (5.22%) Integration Architect
10 19 (5.22%) SOA Solution Designer
11 18 (4.95%) Consultant
12 17 (4.67%) Software Engineer
13 15 (4.12%) Oracle Architect
13 15 (4.12%) Telecoms Architect
14 14 (3.85%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (29.95%) Web Services
2 96 (26.37%) .NET
3 94 (25.82%) XML
4 74 (20.33%) HTML
5 69 (18.96%) SOAP
6 58 (15.93%) Spring
7 53 (14.56%) REST
8 47 (12.91%) ASP.NET
9 43 (11.81%) J2EE
10 41 (11.26%) CSS
10 41 (11.26%) Middleware
11 37 (10.16%) ASP.NET MVC
12 33 (9.07%) jQuery
13 32 (8.79%) Node.js
13 32 (8.79%) XSD
14 30 (8.24%) JSON
15 28 (7.69%) WSDL
16 24 (6.59%) HTML5
16 24 (6.59%) JMS
16 24 (6.59%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 37 (10.16%) Enterprise Software
2 30 (8.24%) Computer Science
3 27 (7.42%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (6.04%) Data Centre
5 13 (3.57%) Digital TV
5 13 (3.57%) Mathematics
5 13 (3.57%) MPEG
5 13 (3.57%) STB
6 12 (3.30%) User Experience
7 10 (2.75%) Management Information System
7 10 (2.75%) N-Tier
8 8 (2.20%) DataPower
8 8 (2.20%) Smart Meter
9 7 (1.92%) Virtual Team
10 6 (1.65%) Cloud Native
11 5 (1.37%) Data Integration
12 4 (1.10%) Client/Server
12 4 (1.10%) FMCG
12 4 (1.10%) PKI
12 4 (1.10%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 58 (15.93%) Linux
2 56 (15.38%) Windows
3 25 (6.87%) Unix
4 11 (3.02%) Windows Server
5 10 (2.75%) Apple iOS
6 9 (2.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (2.20%) AIX
8 7 (1.92%) Android
8 7 (1.92%) CentOS
9 4 (1.10%) Ubuntu
9 4 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.55%) Solaris
10 2 (0.55%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.27%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (27.75%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (15.11%) MVC
3 53 (14.56%) Continuous Integration
4 47 (12.91%) TDD
5 40 (10.99%) DevOps
5 40 (10.99%) Scrum
6 38 (10.44%) Data Modelling
6 38 (10.44%) UML
7 31 (8.52%) SDLC
7 31 (8.52%) Software Engineering
8 29 (7.97%) Migration
9 27 (7.42%) Microservices
10 26 (7.14%) CRM
11 25 (6.87%) Stakeholder Management
12 24 (6.59%) High Availability
13 22 (6.04%) EAI
14 20 (5.49%) TOGAF
15 19 (5.22%) Enterprise Architecture
15 19 (5.22%) SOLID
16 18 (4.95%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 125 (34.34%) Java
2 70 (19.23%) SQL
3 62 (17.03%) C#
4 54 (14.84%) JavaScript
5 18 (4.95%) C++
6 16 (4.40%) C
7 14 (3.85%) Perl
7 14 (3.85%) Python
8 13 (3.57%) Shell Script
9 10 (2.75%) Apex Code
9 10 (2.75%) T-SQL
10 9 (2.47%) Scala
11 7 (1.92%) Ruby
12 6 (1.65%) Bash Shell
12 6 (1.65%) Go
13 5 (1.37%) PHP
13 5 (1.37%) VBScript
14 4 (1.10%) VBA
15 3 (0.82%) F#
15 3 (0.82%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (9.62%) Security Cleared
2 34 (9.34%) Degree
3 32 (8.79%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.37%) CISM
4 5 (1.37%) CISSP
5 2 (0.55%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.55%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.55%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.55%) PMP
6 1 (0.27%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.27%) OCP
6 1 (0.27%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.47%) QA
2 4 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.82%) SLA
4 2 (0.55%) COBIT
5 1 (0.27%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 12207
5 1 (0.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (4.67%) Docker
2 9 (2.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.65%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.37%) Active Directory
4 5 (1.37%) vSphere
5 4 (1.10%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (1.10%) Terminal Server
5 4 (1.10%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (1.10%) VMware ESX
5 4 (1.10%) XenApp
5 4 (1.10%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.27%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 16 (4.40%) Puppet
2 11 (3.02%) Ambari
2 11 (3.02%) ZABBIX
3 8 (2.20%) SCOM
4 7 (1.92%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (1.65%) Kubernetes
6 5 (1.37%) Nagios
7 4 (1.10%) Amdocs OSS
7 4 (1.10%) SCVMM
8 3 (0.82%) Netcool
8 3 (0.82%) Oracle Identity Management
9 2 (0.55%) Data Guard
9 2 (0.55%) MOM
10 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Clustering
10 1 (0.27%) SCCM
10 1 (0.27%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 123 (33.79%) Oracle
2 45 (12.36%) Microsoft
3 35 (9.62%) IBM
4 16 (4.40%) Salesforce.com
5 13 (3.57%) Red Hat
5 13 (3.57%) SAP
5 13 (3.57%) TIBCO
6 10 (2.75%) VMware
7 9 (2.47%) Endeca
7 9 (2.47%) FatWire
8 8 (2.20%) EPiServer
8 8 (2.20%) Talend
9 7 (1.92%) webMethods
10 6 (1.65%) Cisco
10 6 (1.65%) Citrix
10 6 (1.65%) HP
11 4 (1.10%) Adobe
11 4 (1.10%) BMC
11 4 (1.10%) Ericsson
11 4 (1.10%) Software AG
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