The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 24 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 57 47 51
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +4
Contract jobs citing SOA 5 16 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.08% 3.12% 2.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.40% 3.72% 3.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 5
Median daily rate £500 £430 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.27% +2.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £307 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £452 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £413
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.25 £52.50
% change year-on-year
+17.24% -30.95%
SOA
Wales

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 Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
356 430 520
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 77.06% 83.82% 80.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 328 326
Median daily rate £388 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 17 10
Median hourly rate £42.29 £15.63 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+170.65% -10.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.40 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £34.50 £25.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

SOA
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

SOA Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

SOA
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOA across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016.

SOA Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

SOA
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

SOA Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

SOA
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 24 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
Cardiff -10 4 £513 - 3
SOA
Wales

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 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 Wales region with a requirement for SOA.

1 13 (68.42%) TDD
2 12 (63.16%) Git (software)
3 10 (52.63%) BDD
3 10 (52.63%) MVC
4 9 (47.37%) Scrum
4 9 (47.37%) Java
4 9 (47.37%) .NET
4 9 (47.37%) REST
5 8 (42.11%) SC Cleared
5 8 (42.11%) Security Cleared
5 8 (42.11%) Web Services
5 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (36.84%) SQL
7 6 (31.58%) C#
7 6 (31.58%) XML
7 6 (31.58%) Oracle
7 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
7 6 (31.58%) Visual Studio
7 6 (31.58%) Subversion
7 6 (31.58%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (31.58%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (31.58%) Ajax
7 6 (31.58%) .NET Framework
7 6 (31.58%) Selenium
7 6 (31.58%) WCF
7 6 (31.58%) jQuery
7 6 (31.58%) Unit Testing
7 6 (31.58%) Entity Framework
7 6 (31.58%) SpecFlow
7 6 (31.58%) SQL Server 2012

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 6 (31.58%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (15.79%) Apache Solr
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (5.26%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) Firewall
1 3 (15.79%) FTP
1 3 (15.79%) Internet
2 1 (5.26%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
1 6 (31.58%) SQL Server 2008
1 6 (31.58%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (63.16%) Git (software)
2 6 (31.58%) Selenium
2 6 (31.58%) SpecFlow
2 6 (31.58%) Subversion
2 6 (31.58%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (31.58%) Visual Studio
3 3 (15.79%) Cucumber
4 2 (10.53%) JIRA
General
1 5 (26.32%) Back Office
2 2 (10.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Developer
2 6 (31.58%) .NET Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Support Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Unix Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Unix Support
3 3 (15.79%) Unix Support Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Wintel Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Wintel Support
3 3 (15.79%) Wintel Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Business Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Java Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Java Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Java Software Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Software Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Management Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (47.37%) .NET
1 9 (47.37%) REST
2 8 (42.11%) Web Services
3 6 (31.58%) .NET Framework
3 6 (31.58%) Ajax
3 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET Web API
3 6 (31.58%) Entity Framework
3 6 (31.58%) jQuery
3 6 (31.58%) WCF
3 6 (31.58%) XML
4 4 (21.05%) RESTful
4 4 (21.05%) SOAP
5 3 (15.79%) Middleware
6 1 (5.26%) EJB
6 1 (5.26%) J2EE
6 1 (5.26%) JSF
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle ADF
6 1 (5.26%) Spring
6 1 (5.26%) UDDI
6 1 (5.26%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (15.79%) DataPower
2 3 (15.79%) Mobile App
2 3 (15.79%) PKI
3 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.26%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Linux
1 3 (15.79%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) TDD
2 10 (52.63%) BDD
2 10 (52.63%) MVC
3 9 (47.37%) Scrum
4 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (31.58%) Unit Testing
6 4 (21.05%) OO
6 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
7 3 (15.79%) Automated Testing
7 3 (15.79%) Data Modelling
7 3 (15.79%) Open Source
7 3 (15.79%) Performance Analysis
7 3 (15.79%) Re-Platforming
8 2 (10.53%) EAI
8 2 (10.53%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (10.53%) UML
8 2 (10.53%) Use Case
8 2 (10.53%) User Stories
9 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) Java
2 7 (36.84%) SQL
3 6 (31.58%) C#
4 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
4 3 (15.79%) PHP
4 3 (15.79%) Python
4 3 (15.79%) Ruby
5 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) SC Cleared
1 8 (42.11%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) Degree
3 1 (5.26%) CBAP
3 1 (5.26%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 5 (26.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.26%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Oracle
2 3 (15.79%) F5
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.53%) HP
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