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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 37 37 34
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Contract jobs citing SOA 19 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 3.63% 1.99% 2.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.99% 2.72% 3.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 3 7
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£425 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £360 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
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
381 294 306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 72.71% 73.13% 75.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 172 175
Average daily rate £375 £375 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £275 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 11 10
Average hourly rate £22.50 £42.50 £10.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.05% +318.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.94 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.90 £190.00 £14.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-6.48% -14.28%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SOA across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 26 January 2015.

SOA Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

SOA
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -5 11 £369 -7.81% 1
SOA
Wales

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region citing SOA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SOA.

1 25 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (60.00%) Java
3 13 (32.50%) HTML
3 13 (32.50%) .NET
4 12 (30.00%) CSS
4 12 (30.00%) MVC
4 12 (30.00%) Open Source
5 11 (27.50%) HTML5
5 11 (27.50%) Spring
5 11 (27.50%) JIRA
5 11 (27.50%) Oracle
6 10 (25.00%) Web Services
6 10 (25.00%) UML
6 10 (25.00%) jQuery
6 10 (25.00%) Scrum
6 10 (25.00%) CSS3
7 9 (22.50%) Security Cleared
7 9 (22.50%) XML
7 9 (22.50%) C#
7 9 (22.50%) Middleware
8 8 (20.00%) SQL Server
8 8 (20.00%) ASP.NET
8 8 (20.00%) Subversion
8 8 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (20.00%) RESTful
8 8 (20.00%) Jenkins
9 7 (17.50%) SC Cleared
9 7 (17.50%) Spring MVC
9 7 (17.50%) Selenium
9 7 (17.50%) Java SE

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region citing SOA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SOA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (17.50%) JBoss
1 7 (17.50%) Tomcat
2 3 (7.50%) Apache
2 3 (7.50%) WebLogic
2 3 (7.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (5.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (5.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 2 (5.00%) FileNet
4 1 (2.50%) Zope
4 1 (2.50%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (2.50%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Project
1 2 (5.00%) MS Office
1 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) PaaS
1 1 (2.50%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.50%) HTTP
2 1 (2.50%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (7.50%) Oracle Database
3 3 (7.50%) Relational Database
3 3 (7.50%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (5.00%) MongoDB
4 2 (5.00%) RDBMS
4 2 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (5.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (27.50%) JIRA
2 8 (20.00%) Subversion
2 8 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 7 (17.50%) Selenium
4 6 (15.00%) SoapUI
4 6 (15.00%) JMeter
4 6 (15.00%) Eclipse
5 5 (12.50%) Visual Studio
5 5 (12.50%) ReSharper
5 5 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (12.50%) Gradle
5 5 (12.50%) Artifactory
6 2 (5.00%) Trac
6 2 (5.00%) Sinon.JS
6 2 (5.00%) Git (software)
6 2 (5.00%) QUnit
6 2 (5.00%) Jasmine
6 2 (5.00%) Cucumber
6 2 (5.00%) Hudson
6 2 (5.00%) JUnit
General
1 3 (7.50%) Back Office
1 3 (7.50%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 12 (30.00%) Architect
2 10 (25.00%) Analyst
3 9 (22.50%) Business Analyst
3 9 (22.50%) Developer
4 8 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (10.00%) Technical Architect
5 4 (10.00%) Java Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Consultant
6 3 (7.50%) Oracle Consultant
6 3 (7.50%) Middleware Consultant
7 2 (5.00%) UML Business Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Security Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.00%) Security Architect
7 2 (5.00%) UI Designer
7 2 (5.00%) Designer
7 2 (5.00%) Software Tester
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Business Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (32.50%) HTML
1 13 (32.50%) .NET
2 12 (30.00%) CSS
3 11 (27.50%) Spring
3 11 (27.50%) HTML5
4 10 (25.00%) jQuery
4 10 (25.00%) Web Services
4 10 (25.00%) CSS3
5 9 (22.50%) XML
5 9 (22.50%) Middleware
6 8 (20.00%) ASP.NET
6 8 (20.00%) RESTful
6 8 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (17.50%) Java SE
7 7 (17.50%) Spring MVC
8 6 (15.00%) .NET Framework
9 4 (10.00%) REST
9 4 (10.00%) J2EE
10 3 (7.50%) SOAP
10 3 (7.50%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.00%) Open Source
2 3 (7.50%) Data Structures
2 3 (7.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.50%) AS400
3 1 (2.50%) Clustering
3 1 (2.50%) NHS
3 1 (2.50%) W3C
3 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.00%) Linux
2 3 (7.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (5.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (5.00%) Android
4 1 (2.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (30.00%) MVC
3 10 (25.00%) UML
3 10 (25.00%) Scrum
4 6 (15.00%) BPMN
4 6 (15.00%) BDD
4 6 (15.00%) User Stories
4 6 (15.00%) Logical Data Model
4 6 (15.00%) OO
4 6 (15.00%) Data Modelling
5 5 (12.50%) TDD
5 5 (12.50%) Content Management
6 4 (10.00%) Workflow
6 4 (10.00%) PRINCE2
6 4 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (10.00%) Business Analysis
7 3 (7.50%) Use Case
7 3 (7.50%) Information Architecture
7 3 (7.50%) Waterfall
7 3 (7.50%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (60.00%) Java
2 9 (22.50%) C#
3 5 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 4 (10.00%) SQL
4 4 (10.00%) Python
4 4 (10.00%) Ruby
5 3 (7.50%) PHP
5 3 (7.50%) Scala
6 1 (2.50%) C
6 1 (2.50%) Groovy
6 1 (2.50%) Perl
6 1 (2.50%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (22.50%) Security Cleared
2 7 (17.50%) SC Cleared
3 5 (12.50%) ISEB
4 2 (5.00%) CCA
4 2 (5.00%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.50%) Shibboleth
1 3 (7.50%) vCloud
2 2 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.50%) Puppet
2 1 (2.50%) Ansible
Vendors
1 11 (27.50%) Oracle
2 3 (7.50%) Progress
2 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.50%) HP
2 3 (7.50%) VMware
3 1 (2.50%) Zend
3 1 (2.50%) ILOG
3 1 (2.50%) IBM
3 1 (2.50%) Sybase
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Posted: 26 days ago