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 30 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 100 114 80
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -34
Contract jobs citing SOA 189 182 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.14% 1.91% 2.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.63% 2.39% 2.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 118 113
Median daily rate £450 £450 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £325 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £528 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £435
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 2 4
Median hourly rate £45.00 £29.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -16.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
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
7189 7625 7069
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 81.48% 79.85% 76.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 4355 4582 3881
Median daily rate £423 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.62% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 261 245 256
Median hourly rate £40.00 £24.00 £24.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -1.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.82 £12.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +15.09%

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 30 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOA across the South East region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016.

SOA Hourly Rate Histogram 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 30 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
Berkshire +14 54 £470 -2.08% 4
Hampshire +1 48 £425 - 13
Surrey -5 30 £406 -5.79% 6
Buckinghamshire +17 26 £375 -3.84% 3
Oxfordshire 0 11 £450 -10.00%
West Sussex -15 9 £350 -12.50% 2
Isle of Wight +1 3 £263 +19.31%
Middlesex -5 2 - -
Kent -5 1 £750 +76.47%
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
Home Counties - 1 £440 -
SOA
England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 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 South East region with a requirement for SOA.

1 122 (32.71%) Oracle
2 118 (31.64%) Agile Software Development
3 117 (31.37%) Java
4 109 (29.22%) Web Services
5 100 (26.81%) .NET
6 99 (26.54%) XML
7 85 (22.79%) HTML
8 78 (20.91%) SOAP
9 70 (18.77%) C#
10 69 (18.50%) SQL
11 61 (16.35%) Windows
11 61 (16.35%) Linux
12 60 (16.09%) JavaScript
12 60 (16.09%) MVC
12 60 (16.09%) TDD
12 60 (16.09%) Spring
13 59 (15.82%) REST
14 58 (15.55%) Finance
15 54 (14.48%) Continuous Integration
16 50 (13.40%) Scrum
16 50 (13.40%) ASP.NET
17 48 (12.87%) SQL Server
17 48 (12.87%) Microsoft
18 46 (12.33%) UML
18 46 (12.33%) Middleware
19 45 (12.06%) CSS
20 43 (11.53%) Data Modelling
21 40 (10.72%) Telecoms
21 40 (10.72%) jQuery
21 40 (10.72%) Security Cleared

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 (7.77%) JBoss
2 28 (7.51%) Oracle Service Bus
3 27 (7.24%) BizTalk Server
3 27 (7.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 21 (5.63%) WebSphere
5 20 (5.36%) SharePoint
6 11 (2.95%) WebLogic
7 9 (2.41%) Tomcat
8 7 (1.88%) Apache
9 6 (1.61%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 6 (1.61%) Cloud Foundry
10 5 (1.34%) IIS
11 4 (1.07%) Confluence
12 3 (0.80%) MQSeries
12 3 (0.80%) Oracle Coherence
12 3 (0.80%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 3 (0.80%) SharePoint 2010
13 2 (0.54%) Apache ServiceMix
13 2 (0.54%) CMS
13 2 (0.54%) OpenStack
Applications
1 22 (5.90%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.80%) InfoPath
3 2 (0.54%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.27%) MS Office
4 1 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.27%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 15 (4.02%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (1.34%) BusinessWorks
2 5 (1.34%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (1.07%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.07%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (1.07%) SAP CRM
3 4 (1.07%) SAP IS-U
4 3 (0.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.27%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.27%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.27%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 19 (5.09%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (2.68%) Cloud Computing
2 10 (2.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (2.68%) PaaS
3 6 (1.61%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 6 (1.61%) Heroku
4 5 (1.34%) SaaS
5 4 (1.07%) IaaS
6 2 (0.54%) FinancialForce.com
6 2 (0.54%) GitHub
6 2 (0.54%) Veeva
7 1 (0.27%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (8.04%) HTTP
2 18 (4.83%) DVB
3 11 (2.95%) SNMP
4 9 (2.41%) Firewall
4 9 (2.41%) LAN
4 9 (2.41%) WAN
5 8 (2.14%) Internet
5 8 (2.14%) SSL
6 6 (1.61%) AMQP
7 5 (1.34%) VPN
8 4 (1.07%) HTTPS
8 4 (1.07%) Remote Desktop
8 4 (1.07%) Unified Communications
9 3 (0.80%) Ethernet
9 3 (0.80%) FTP
9 3 (0.80%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (0.80%) WinSCP
10 2 (0.54%) PBX
10 2 (0.54%) VoIP
10 2 (0.54%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (12.87%) SQL Server
2 35 (9.38%) Oracle Database
3 27 (7.24%) NoSQL
4 21 (5.63%) Relational Database
5 14 (3.75%) PostgreSQL
6 10 (2.68%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (2.41%) Big Data
7 9 (2.41%) Oracle Database 11g
8 6 (1.61%) Oracle Database 10g
9 5 (1.34%) DB2
9 5 (1.34%) MongoDB
10 4 (1.07%) Hadoop
10 4 (1.07%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (0.80%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (0.80%) MySQL
11 3 (0.80%) Oracle Database 12c
12 1 (0.27%) Hazelcast
12 1 (0.27%) MariaDB
12 1 (0.27%) OLAP
12 1 (0.27%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 27 (7.24%) Git (software)
2 25 (6.70%) NUnit
2 25 (6.70%) SoapUI
3 24 (6.43%) Jenkins
4 23 (6.17%) JIRA
5 20 (5.36%) Team Foundation Server
6 19 (5.09%) JUnit
6 19 (5.09%) Selenium
6 19 (5.09%) Subversion
7 16 (4.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 11 (2.95%) Moq
8 11 (2.95%) MSTest
9 9 (2.41%) Gradle
9 9 (2.41%) Maven
10 8 (2.14%) Artifactory
10 8 (2.14%) Eclipse
10 8 (2.14%) Talend Open Studio
11 7 (1.88%) Cucumber
11 7 (1.88%) Grunt
12 6 (1.61%) Jasmine
General
1 58 (15.55%) Finance
2 40 (10.72%) Telecoms
3 19 (5.09%) Marketing
4 15 (4.02%) Retail
5 11 (2.95%) Billing
6 5 (1.34%) Back Office
6 5 (1.34%) Banking
7 4 (1.07%) Publishing
8 3 (0.80%) Electronics
8 3 (0.80%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.54%) Legal
10 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.27%) Games
10 1 (0.27%) Local Government
10 1 (0.27%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 129 (34.58%) Developer
2 112 (30.03%) Architect
3 60 (16.09%) Solutions Architect
4 57 (15.28%) Designer
5 38 (10.19%) Solutions Designer
6 37 (9.92%) Java Developer
7 32 (8.58%) C# Developer
8 26 (6.97%) .NET Developer
9 23 (6.17%) C# .NET Developer
9 23 (6.17%) SOA Architect
10 21 (5.63%) SOA Designer
11 20 (5.36%) SOA Solution Designer
11 20 (5.36%) Technical Architect
11 20 (5.36%) Telecoms Designer
12 19 (5.09%) Software Engineer
13 17 (4.56%) Consultant
14 16 (4.29%) Senior Developer
15 15 (4.02%) Integration Architect
15 15 (4.02%) Oracle Architect
15 15 (4.02%) Telecoms Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (29.22%) Web Services
2 100 (26.81%) .NET
3 99 (26.54%) XML
4 85 (22.79%) HTML
5 78 (20.91%) SOAP
6 60 (16.09%) Spring
7 59 (15.82%) REST
8 50 (13.40%) ASP.NET
9 46 (12.33%) Middleware
10 45 (12.06%) CSS
11 40 (10.72%) jQuery
12 39 (10.46%) J2EE
13 38 (10.19%) ASP.NET MVC
14 36 (9.65%) Node.js
14 36 (9.65%) XSD
15 33 (8.85%) HTML5
15 33 (8.85%) JSON
15 33 (8.85%) WSDL
16 30 (8.04%) Oracle Fusion
17 29 (7.77%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 33 (8.85%) Computer Science
2 31 (8.31%) Enterprise Software
3 28 (7.51%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (6.43%) Data Centre
5 18 (4.83%) Digital TV
5 18 (4.83%) MPEG
5 18 (4.83%) STB
6 14 (3.75%) Mathematics
7 13 (3.49%) User Experience
8 11 (2.95%) N-Tier
9 9 (2.41%) Management Information System
10 8 (2.14%) DataPower
11 7 (1.88%) Virtual Team
12 6 (1.61%) Cloud Native
13 5 (1.34%) Client/Server
13 5 (1.34%) FMCG
13 5 (1.34%) Smart Meter
14 4 (1.07%) Data Integration
14 4 (1.07%) Replication
15 3 (0.80%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 61 (16.35%) Linux
1 61 (16.35%) Windows
2 19 (5.09%) Unix
3 14 (3.75%) Windows Server
4 10 (2.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (2.41%) Apple iOS
6 8 (2.14%) AIX
7 7 (1.88%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (1.61%) Android
8 6 (1.61%) CentOS
9 4 (1.07%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.80%) Windows 10
10 3 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.54%) Solaris
12 1 (0.27%) CoreOS
12 1 (0.27%) SmartOS
12 1 (0.27%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (31.64%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (16.09%) MVC
2 60 (16.09%) TDD
3 54 (14.48%) Continuous Integration
4 50 (13.40%) Scrum
5 46 (12.33%) UML
6 43 (11.53%) Data Modelling
7 40 (10.72%) SDLC
8 34 (9.12%) DevOps
9 33 (8.85%) Software Engineering
10 29 (7.77%) Migration
11 27 (7.24%) High Availability
12 26 (6.97%) CRM
13 25 (6.70%) Stakeholder Management
14 23 (6.17%) Microservices
14 23 (6.17%) TOGAF
15 20 (5.36%) Integration Testing
15 20 (5.36%) Test Strategy
16 19 (5.09%) EAI
16 19 (5.09%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 117 (31.37%) Java
2 70 (18.77%) C#
3 69 (18.50%) SQL
4 60 (16.09%) JavaScript
5 23 (6.17%) C++
6 21 (5.63%) C
7 15 (4.02%) Python
8 14 (3.75%) T-SQL
9 13 (3.49%) Shell Script
10 12 (3.22%) Perl
11 10 (2.68%) Apex Code
12 8 (2.14%) Ruby
13 6 (1.61%) Bash Shell
13 6 (1.61%) Go
13 6 (1.61%) Scala
14 5 (1.34%) PHP
15 4 (1.07%) VBA
15 4 (1.07%) VBScript
16 3 (0.80%) Embedded C
16 3 (0.80%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (10.72%) Degree
1 40 (10.72%) Security Cleared
2 37 (9.92%) SC Cleared
3 2 (0.54%) CESG Certified Professional
3 2 (0.54%) CISM
3 2 (0.54%) CISSP
3 2 (0.54%) CLAS
3 2 (0.54%) DV Cleared
3 2 (0.54%) ISTQB
3 2 (0.54%) PMI Certification
3 2 (0.54%) PMP
4 1 (0.27%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.27%) OCP
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.22%) QA
2 7 (1.88%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (1.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.80%) COBIT
4 3 (0.80%) SLA
5 2 (0.54%) JSP 440
5 2 (0.54%) RMADS
5 2 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.27%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 12207
System Software
1 18 (4.83%) Docker
2 8 (2.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.34%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.34%) Hyper-V
3 5 (1.34%) vSphere
4 4 (1.07%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (1.07%) Terminal Server
4 4 (1.07%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (1.07%) VMware ESX
4 4 (1.07%) XenApp
4 4 (1.07%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.27%) Btrfs
5 1 (0.27%) iptables
5 1 (0.27%) KVM
5 1 (0.27%) LXC
5 1 (0.27%) Snort
5 1 (0.27%) Squid
5 1 (0.27%) Varnish
5 1 (0.27%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 12 (3.22%) Puppet
2 8 (2.14%) SCOM
3 7 (1.88%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (1.88%) Kubernetes
3 7 (1.88%) Nagios
4 4 (1.07%) Ambari
4 4 (1.07%) Amdocs OSS
4 4 (1.07%) SCVMM
4 4 (1.07%) ZABBIX
5 3 (0.80%) Data Guard
5 3 (0.80%) Netcool
5 3 (0.80%) Oracle Identity Management
6 2 (0.54%) MOM
7 1 (0.27%) Cacti
7 1 (0.27%) CFEngine
7 1 (0.27%) Nessus
7 1 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.27%) SCCM
7 1 (0.27%) systemd
7 1 (0.27%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 122 (32.71%) Oracle
2 48 (12.87%) Microsoft
3 33 (8.85%) IBM
4 17 (4.56%) Red Hat
4 17 (4.56%) Salesforce.com
5 15 (4.02%) SAP
6 12 (3.22%) VMware
7 10 (2.68%) TIBCO
8 9 (2.41%) Endeca
8 9 (2.41%) FatWire
9 8 (2.14%) Adobe
9 8 (2.14%) EPiServer
9 8 (2.14%) Talend
9 8 (2.14%) webMethods
10 7 (1.88%) Cisco
11 6 (1.61%) Citrix
11 6 (1.61%) HP
12 5 (1.34%) SaltStack
13 4 (1.07%) F5
13 4 (1.07%) Splunk
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