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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 103 102 74
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -28
Contract jobs citing SOA 188 174 209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.06% 1.86% 2.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.57% 2.36% 3.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 118 113
Median daily rate £470 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.44% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £363 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 8
Median hourly rate £45.50 £13.50 £52.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+237.03% -74.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £36.25 £49.25
% change year-on-year
+24.13% -26.39%
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
7328 7361 6934
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.20% 78.73% 75.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 4515 4210 3847
Median daily rate £413 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 260 255 278
Median hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +13.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -

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 May 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 May 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 May 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
Hampshire +8 53 £443 +4.11% 14
Berkshire -3 46 £450 -2.70% 14
Surrey 0 28 £500 +21.21% 8
Buckinghamshire +9 23 £550 +22.22% 3
Oxfordshire -8 16 £525 +4.16% 5
Kent -7 6 £750 +50.00%
West Sussex -27 5 £470 +3.01% 2
Middlesex - 3 £575 -
Isle of Wight - 3 £263 - 1
East Sussex +1 1 £285 -12.30%
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
SOA
England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 May 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.

1 129 (37.72%) Agile Software Development
2 120 (35.09%) Oracle
3 100 (29.24%) Java
4 92 (26.90%) XML
4 92 (26.90%) SOAP
5 91 (26.61%) Web Services
6 85 (24.85%) SQL
7 79 (23.10%) HTML
7 79 (23.10%) REST
8 76 (22.22%) Scrum
9 75 (21.93%) .NET
10 72 (21.05%) TDD
11 58 (16.96%) Continuous Integration
12 55 (16.08%) Spring
13 50 (14.62%) C#
14 49 (14.33%) Linux
14 49 (14.33%) Windows
15 45 (13.16%) UML
16 44 (12.87%) JavaScript
16 44 (12.87%) MVC
16 44 (12.87%) Security Cleared
16 44 (12.87%) HTML5
17 43 (12.57%) Microsoft
18 42 (12.28%) HTTP
18 42 (12.28%) Git (software)
19 41 (11.99%) SC Cleared
19 41 (11.99%) Finance
20 40 (11.70%) Middleware
20 40 (11.70%) Node.js
21 39 (11.40%) C++

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 40 (11.70%) Node.js
2 30 (8.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 29 (8.48%) JBoss
4 28 (8.19%) Oracle Service Bus
5 17 (4.97%) WebSphere
6 14 (4.09%) SharePoint
7 11 (3.22%) BizTalk Server
8 9 (2.63%) Tomcat
9 8 (2.34%) Apache
10 7 (2.05%) WebLogic
11 6 (1.75%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 6 (1.75%) Cloud Foundry
12 5 (1.46%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 3 (0.88%) Apache Solr
13 3 (0.88%) IIS
13 3 (0.88%) MQSeries
13 3 (0.88%) Mule
14 2 (0.58%) CMS
14 2 (0.58%) Confluence
14 2 (0.58%) Liferay
Applications
1 13 (3.80%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (2.92%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (1.46%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (1.17%) BusinessWorks
3 4 (1.17%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (1.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.29%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.29%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.39%) Cloud Computing
2 12 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (2.63%) SaaS
4 7 (2.05%) PaaS
5 6 (1.75%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 6 (1.75%) Heroku
6 4 (1.17%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (0.88%) Force.com
8 2 (0.58%) FinancialForce.com
8 2 (0.58%) GitHub
8 2 (0.58%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 42 (12.28%) HTTP
2 28 (8.19%) DVB
3 10 (2.92%) Firewall
3 10 (2.92%) LAN
3 10 (2.92%) WAN
4 7 (2.05%) SNMP
4 7 (2.05%) SSL
5 6 (1.75%) AMQP
5 6 (1.75%) Internet
6 5 (1.46%) VPN
7 4 (1.17%) HTTPS
7 4 (1.17%) Remote Desktop
8 3 (0.88%) ATM
8 3 (0.88%) FTP
8 3 (0.88%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (0.88%) WinSCP
9 2 (0.58%) Ethernet
9 2 (0.58%) PBX
9 2 (0.58%) VoIP
9 2 (0.58%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (10.82%) NoSQL
2 34 (9.94%) Oracle Database
3 33 (9.65%) SQL Server
4 26 (7.60%) Relational Database
5 18 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
6 12 (3.51%) Oracle Database 11g
7 11 (3.22%) MySQL
8 7 (2.05%) Big Data
8 7 (2.05%) Oracle Database 10g
9 6 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (1.46%) DB2
11 4 (1.17%) Oracle Database 12c
11 4 (1.17%) RDBMS
12 3 (0.88%) Apache Cassandra
12 3 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
13 2 (0.58%) Couchbase
13 2 (0.58%) MongoDB
13 2 (0.58%) Oracle Exadata
14 1 (0.29%) MariaDB
14 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 42 (12.28%) Git (software)
2 27 (7.89%) SoapUI
3 21 (6.14%) Subversion
4 20 (5.85%) JIRA
4 20 (5.85%) NUnit
5 19 (5.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 19 (5.56%) Jenkins
6 17 (4.97%) JUnit
7 16 (4.68%) Selenium
8 13 (3.80%) Team Foundation Server
9 11 (3.22%) Gradle
10 9 (2.63%) Artifactory
10 9 (2.63%) Cucumber
10 9 (2.63%) Moq
11 8 (2.34%) Talend Open Studio
12 6 (1.75%) Checkstyle
12 6 (1.75%) Eclipse
12 6 (1.75%) FindBugs
12 6 (1.75%) Maven
12 6 (1.75%) Oracle APEX
General
1 41 (11.99%) Finance
2 37 (10.82%) Telecoms
3 14 (4.09%) Retail
4 9 (2.63%) Billing
4 9 (2.63%) Marketing
5 7 (2.05%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.46%) Back Office
7 4 (1.17%) Electronics
8 3 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.88%) Publishing
9 2 (0.58%) Automotive
9 2 (0.58%) Banking
9 2 (0.58%) Legal
10 1 (0.29%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.29%) Games
Job Titles
1 113 (33.04%) Developer
2 98 (28.65%) Architect
3 60 (17.54%) Designer
4 53 (15.50%) Solutions Architect
5 40 (11.70%) Solutions Designer
6 37 (10.82%) Java Developer
7 27 (7.89%) Software Engineer
8 25 (7.31%) SOA Designer
9 24 (7.02%) SOA Solution Designer
10 23 (6.73%) Technical Architect
11 22 (6.43%) C# Developer
12 21 (6.14%) .NET Developer
12 21 (6.14%) Embedded Engineer
13 19 (5.56%) Senior Developer
14 17 (4.97%) C# .NET Developer
14 17 (4.97%) Embedded C Engineer
14 17 (4.97%) SOA Architect
14 17 (4.97%) Telecoms Designer
15 15 (4.39%) Consultant
15 15 (4.39%) Telecoms Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (26.90%) SOAP
1 92 (26.90%) XML
2 91 (26.61%) Web Services
3 79 (23.10%) HTML
3 79 (23.10%) REST
4 75 (21.93%) .NET
5 55 (16.08%) Spring
6 44 (12.87%) HTML5
7 40 (11.70%) Middleware
8 37 (10.82%) XSD
9 34 (9.94%) WSDL
10 32 (9.36%) ASP.NET
11 30 (8.77%) J2EE
12 29 (8.48%) JSON
13 27 (7.89%) JMS
13 27 (7.89%) jQuery
14 25 (7.31%) ASP.NET MVC
15 24 (7.02%) CSS
15 24 (7.02%) Oracle Fusion
15 24 (7.02%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 29 (8.48%) Computer Science
2 28 (8.19%) DTV
2 28 (8.19%) MPEG
2 28 (8.19%) STB
3 19 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (5.56%) Data Centre
4 17 (4.97%) Enterprise Software
5 12 (3.51%) User Experience
6 10 (2.92%) N-Tier
7 9 (2.63%) Mathematics
8 7 (2.05%) DataPower
8 7 (2.05%) FMCG
9 6 (1.75%) Cloud Native
9 6 (1.75%) Data Integration
10 4 (1.17%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.88%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.88%) IVR
11 3 (0.88%) Private Cloud
11 3 (0.88%) Replication
11 3 (0.88%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 49 (14.33%) Linux
1 49 (14.33%) Windows
2 16 (4.68%) Unix
3 13 (3.80%) Windows Server
4 7 (2.05%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (1.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.17%) CentOS
7 3 (0.88%) Android
7 3 (0.88%) Windows 10
7 3 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.58%) AIX
8 2 (0.58%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.29%) CoreOS
9 1 (0.29%) SmartOS
9 1 (0.29%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (37.72%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (22.22%) Scrum
3 72 (21.05%) TDD
4 58 (16.96%) Continuous Integration
5 45 (13.16%) UML
6 44 (12.87%) MVC
7 39 (11.40%) Software Engineering
8 37 (10.82%) Data Modelling
8 37 (10.82%) Software Architecture
9 30 (8.77%) DevOps
9 30 (8.77%) SDLC
10 28 (8.19%) User Stories
11 27 (7.89%) High Availability
12 25 (7.31%) TOGAF
13 24 (7.02%) Migration
14 21 (6.14%) Test Strategy
15 19 (5.56%) Integration Testing
16 18 (5.26%) EAI
16 18 (5.26%) ETL
16 18 (5.26%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 100 (29.24%) Java
2 85 (24.85%) SQL
3 50 (14.62%) C#
4 44 (12.87%) JavaScript
5 39 (11.40%) C++
6 35 (10.23%) C
7 13 (3.80%) Apex Code
7 13 (3.80%) Embedded C
8 11 (3.22%) T-SQL
9 10 (2.92%) Embedded C++
9 10 (2.92%) Python
10 8 (2.34%) Perl
10 8 (2.34%) Ruby
11 7 (2.05%) Shell Script
12 6 (1.75%) Go
13 5 (1.46%) PHP
14 4 (1.17%) Bash Shell
15 3 (0.88%) F#
15 3 (0.88%) VBA
16 2 (0.58%) XPath
Qualifications
1 44 (12.87%) Security Cleared
2 41 (11.99%) SC Cleared
3 37 (10.82%) Degree
4 4 (1.17%) ISTQB
5 3 (0.88%) SAP Certification
6 2 (0.58%) CESG Certified Professional
6 2 (0.58%) CISM
6 2 (0.58%) CISSP
6 2 (0.58%) CLAS
6 2 (0.58%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.58%) PMP
6 2 (0.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.29%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.29%) CCNA
7 1 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.29%) OCP
7 1 (0.29%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.92%) QA
2 6 (1.75%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (1.46%) COBIT
4 4 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.88%) SLA
6 2 (0.58%) JSP 440
6 2 (0.58%) RMADS
6 2 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.29%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 12207
System Software
1 14 (4.09%) Docker
2 8 (2.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.75%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.75%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.17%) Terminal Server
4 4 (1.17%) VMware ESX
4 4 (1.17%) vSphere
4 4 (1.17%) XenApp
4 4 (1.17%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.29%) Btrfs
5 1 (0.29%) iptables
5 1 (0.29%) KVM
5 1 (0.29%) LXC
5 1 (0.29%) Snort
5 1 (0.29%) Squid
5 1 (0.29%) Varnish
5 1 (0.29%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 7 (2.05%) Kubernetes
1 7 (2.05%) Nagios
1 7 (2.05%) Puppet
1 7 (2.05%) SCOM
2 4 (1.17%) SCVMM
3 3 (0.88%) Data Guard
3 3 (0.88%) MOM
4 2 (0.58%) Amdocs OSS
4 2 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.58%) Netcool
4 2 (0.58%) SCCM
4 2 (0.58%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.29%) Ansible
5 1 (0.29%) Cacti
5 1 (0.29%) CFEngine
5 1 (0.29%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.29%) Nessus
5 1 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.29%) systemd
5 1 (0.29%) vRealize
Vendors
1 120 (35.09%) Oracle
2 43 (12.57%) Microsoft
3 21 (6.14%) IBM
4 19 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
4 19 (5.56%) SAP
5 17 (4.97%) Red Hat
6 11 (3.22%) VMware
7 9 (2.63%) TIBCO
7 9 (2.63%) webMethods
8 8 (2.34%) Talend
9 7 (2.05%) Adobe
9 7 (2.05%) Endeca
9 7 (2.05%) HP
10 6 (1.75%) Citrix
11 5 (1.46%) Cisco
11 5 (1.46%) FatWire
12 4 (1.17%) BMC
12 4 (1.17%) Ericsson
12 4 (1.17%) NetApp
12 4 (1.17%) Remedy
Bagshot, Surrey
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £250.00 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Isle of Wight
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago