The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 97 74 74
Rank change year-on-year
-23 0
Contract jobs citing SOA 47 74 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.59% 2.33% 2.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.96% 3.07% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 50 47
Average daily rate £400 £515 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.33% +14.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £398 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £677 £611
UK excluding London average daily rate £468 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.88% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%
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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2396 2409 1960
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 80.84% 75.97% 75.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1659 1585 1226
Average daily rate £380 £410 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.31% +9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 104 98
Average hourly rate £42.00 £36.00 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.63 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SOA across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

SOA
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

SOA Daily Rate Trend in the South West

SOA
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOA across the South West region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

SOA Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

SOA
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

SOA Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

SOA
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Wiltshire -3 18 £350 -35.18% 4
Bristol -2 14 £513 +2.50% 2
Somerset -4 6 £435 -35.55% 1
Dorset +2 2 £475 -20.83% 8
Gloucestershire -1 2 £400 -3.03% 2
SOA
England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 40 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (30.83%) Oracle
3 34 (28.33%) Java
4 32 (26.67%) SQL
5 27 (22.50%) .NET
5 27 (22.50%) XML
6 26 (21.67%) SQL Server
6 26 (21.67%) Web Services
7 25 (20.83%) UML
8 23 (19.17%) Finance
9 22 (18.33%) CRM
9 22 (18.33%) JavaScript
9 22 (18.33%) C#
9 22 (18.33%) Security Cleared
10 20 (16.67%) Open Source
10 20 (16.67%) J2EE
11 18 (15.00%) ERP
11 18 (15.00%) OO
12 17 (14.17%) Content Management
12 17 (14.17%) TOGAF
12 17 (14.17%) HTML
13 16 (13.33%) E-Commerce
13 16 (13.33%) Scrum
14 15 (12.50%) Telecoms
14 15 (12.50%) XSLT
14 15 (12.50%) C++
14 15 (12.50%) PL/SQL
14 15 (12.50%) ETL
14 15 (12.50%) Microsoft
14 15 (12.50%) System Testing

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 11 (9.17%) CMS
1 11 (9.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 9 (7.50%) Apache
3 8 (6.67%) Oracle Workflow
3 8 (6.67%) Tomcat
4 7 (5.83%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (5.00%) WebSphere
6 3 (2.50%) Apache Solr
6 3 (2.50%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.50%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (1.67%) Confluence
7 2 (1.67%) IIS
7 2 (1.67%) nginx
7 2 (1.67%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.83%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.83%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.83%) Node.js
8 1 (0.83%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.83%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (5.00%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (2.50%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (2.50%) Oracle ERP
3 3 (2.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (1.67%) Fredhopper
5 1 (0.83%) BigMachines
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.83%) Primavera
5 1 (0.83%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.83%) SAP hybris
5 1 (0.83%) SAP IS-U
5 1 (0.83%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.67%) IaaS
2 2 (1.67%) PaaS
3 1 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.83%) IBM SmartCloud
3 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.50%) LDAP
2 4 (3.33%) HTTP
3 3 (2.50%) DHCP
3 3 (2.50%) DNS
3 3 (2.50%) Internet
3 3 (2.50%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.67%) Firewall
4 2 (1.67%) IPsec
4 2 (1.67%) IPv6
4 2 (1.67%) OpenVPN
4 2 (1.67%) OSPF
4 2 (1.67%) SSH
4 2 (1.67%) SSL
5 1 (0.83%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.83%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (21.67%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.33%) Oracle BI EE
3 8 (6.67%) Relational Database
3 8 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (3.33%) MongoDB
4 4 (3.33%) Oracle Database
4 4 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.50%) DB2
5 3 (2.50%) MySQL
5 3 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.67%) Big Data
6 2 (1.67%) GIS
6 2 (1.67%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.67%) MariaDB
6 2 (1.67%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (1.67%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (10.83%) Selenium
2 10 (8.33%) Jenkins
2 10 (8.33%) JUnit
3 6 (5.00%) Visual Studio
4 5 (4.17%) JDeveloper
4 5 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (3.33%) SpecFlow
6 2 (1.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (1.67%) GitLab
6 2 (1.67%) JIRA
6 2 (1.67%) Rational Rose
6 2 (1.67%) RSpec
7 1 (0.83%) Babel
7 1 (0.83%) Moq
7 1 (0.83%) MSTest
7 1 (0.83%) NUnit
7 1 (0.83%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.83%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (0.83%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.83%) Subversion
General
1 23 (19.17%) Finance
2 15 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 9 (7.50%) Retail
4 7 (5.83%) Billing
5 5 (4.17%) Marketing
6 4 (3.33%) Publishing
7 3 (2.50%) Back Office
7 3 (2.50%) Electronics
7 3 (2.50%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.67%) Advertising
8 2 (1.67%) Banking
8 2 (1.67%) Legal
9 1 (0.83%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 47 (39.17%) Architect
2 35 (29.17%) Developer
3 33 (27.50%) Solutions Architect
4 18 (15.00%) Java Developer
5 9 (7.50%) Enterprise Architect
6 8 (6.67%) Digital Architect
6 8 (6.67%) Digital Solutions Architect
6 8 (6.67%) DV Cleared Java Developer
7 6 (5.00%) Designer
7 6 (5.00%) Security Architect
7 6 (5.00%) Solutions Designer
8 5 (4.17%) Analyst
8 5 (4.17%) Consultant
8 5 (4.17%) Project Engineer
8 5 (4.17%) Security Solutions Architect
8 5 (4.17%) SOA Architect
8 5 (4.17%) Tester
9 4 (3.33%) .NET Developer
9 4 (3.33%) Siebel Tester
10 3 (2.50%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (22.50%) .NET
1 27 (22.50%) XML
2 26 (21.67%) Web Services
3 20 (16.67%) J2EE
4 17 (14.17%) HTML
5 15 (12.50%) XSLT
6 12 (10.00%) .NET Framework
6 12 (10.00%) JMS
6 12 (10.00%) Middleware
6 12 (10.00%) REST
7 10 (8.33%) Hibernate
7 10 (8.33%) Oracle Fusion
8 9 (7.50%) JSP
8 9 (7.50%) RESTful
9 8 (6.67%) CSS
10 7 (5.83%) ASP.NET
10 7 (5.83%) EJB
10 7 (5.83%) Spring
11 5 (4.17%) SOAP
12 4 (3.33%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 9 (7.50%) Client/Server
4 5 (4.17%) Mainframe
5 3 (2.50%) DataPower
6 2 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.83%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.83%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.83%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.83%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.83%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.83%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.83%) PKI
7 1 (0.83%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.83%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (10.00%) Unix
2 10 (8.33%) Linux
2 10 (8.33%) Windows
3 3 (2.50%) Windows Server
3 3 (2.50%) zOS
4 2 (1.67%) CoreOS
4 2 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.67%) SmartOS
4 2 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (20.83%) UML
3 22 (18.33%) CRM
4 20 (16.67%) Open Source
5 18 (15.00%) ERP
5 18 (15.00%) OO
6 17 (14.17%) Content Management
6 17 (14.17%) TOGAF
7 16 (13.33%) E-Commerce
7 16 (13.33%) Scrum
8 15 (12.50%) ETL
8 15 (12.50%) System Testing
9 13 (10.83%) Business Intelligence
9 13 (10.83%) EAI
10 12 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
10 12 (10.00%) SDLC
10 12 (10.00%) Unit Testing
10 12 (10.00%) Workflow
11 11 (9.17%) MVC
11 11 (9.17%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 34 (28.33%) Java
2 32 (26.67%) SQL
3 22 (18.33%) C#
3 22 (18.33%) JavaScript
4 15 (12.50%) C++
4 15 (12.50%) PL/SQL
5 11 (9.17%) C
6 5 (4.17%) Shell Script
6 5 (4.17%) XQuery
7 4 (3.33%) Ruby
8 3 (2.50%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.50%) Python
8 3 (2.50%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.67%) Jython
9 2 (1.67%) Korn
9 2 (1.67%) Perl
9 2 (1.67%) PHP
9 2 (1.67%) VB
10 1 (0.83%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.83%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (18.33%) Security Cleared
2 12 (10.00%) DV Cleared
3 11 (9.17%) SC Cleared
4 8 (6.67%) ISEB
5 5 (4.17%) HNC
6 3 (2.50%) ISEB Practitioner
6 3 (2.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (1.67%) Degree
8 1 (0.83%) CISSP
8 1 (0.83%) CREST Certified
8 1 (0.83%) GWAPT
8 1 (0.83%) ISSAP
8 1 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.83%) MCSE
8 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.83%) OSCE
8 1 (0.83%) OSCP
8 1 (0.83%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.50%) COBIT
2 3 (2.50%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (2.50%) Docker
2 2 (1.67%) Btrfs
2 2 (1.67%) iptables
2 2 (1.67%) ISA Server
2 2 (1.67%) KVM
2 2 (1.67%) LXC
2 2 (1.67%) Snort
2 2 (1.67%) Squid
2 2 (1.67%) Varnish
2 2 (1.67%) vCloud
3 1 (0.83%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.83%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.67%) Ansible
2 2 (1.67%) CFEngine
2 2 (1.67%) HAProxy
2 2 (1.67%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.67%) Nessus
2 2 (1.67%) Puppet
2 2 (1.67%) systemd
3 1 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.83%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.83%) yum
Vendors
1 37 (30.83%) Oracle
2 15 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 12 (10.00%) Informatica
4 11 (9.17%) IBM
4 11 (9.17%) Siebel
5 9 (7.50%) SAP
6 3 (2.50%) ATG
6 3 (2.50%) hybris
6 3 (2.50%) VMware
6 3 (2.50%) WorldPay
7 2 (1.67%) Guidewire
7 2 (1.67%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.67%) SaltStack
7 2 (1.67%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.83%) Cisco
8 1 (0.83%) HP
8 1 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.83%) Siemens
8 1 (0.83%) Sybase
8 1 (0.83%) webMethods
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