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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 6 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 98 63 99
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +36
Contract jobs citing SOA 41 77 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.40% 2.53% 1.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.80% 3.25% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 48 32
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £367 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £630 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £470 £438 £410
% change year-on-year
+7.42% +6.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £36.25 £49.25
% change year-on-year
+26.89% -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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2283 2369 2566
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 78.08% 77.85% 79.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1494 1525 1612
Median daily rate £388 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £545 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 138 96 115
Median hourly rate £42.25 £37.00 £33.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.18% +9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £15.25 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.30 £47.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.63%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 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 6 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the South West region over the 3 months to 6 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
Bristol -1 15 £450 -5.26% 1
Wiltshire -11 12 £538 +18.13% 6
Gloucestershire -6 5 - - 2
Somerset -1 4 £413 -36.53% 1
Dorset -9 1 £450 +12.50% 1
SOA
England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

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

1 26 (27.96%) Oracle
2 23 (24.73%) SQL Server
2 23 (24.73%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (22.58%) Microsoft
4 20 (21.51%) Finance
4 20 (21.51%) Java
4 20 (21.51%) TOGAF
5 17 (18.28%) Scrum
5 17 (18.28%) XML
6 16 (17.20%) .NET
6 16 (17.20%) ERP
7 15 (16.13%) CRM
7 15 (16.13%) Middleware
8 14 (15.05%) MVC
8 14 (15.05%) OO
8 14 (15.05%) E-Commerce
9 13 (13.98%) Web Services
9 13 (13.98%) Content Management
10 12 (12.90%) ETL
10 12 (12.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 12 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
11 11 (11.83%) SDLC
11 11 (11.83%) UML
11 11 (11.83%) JavaScript
11 11 (11.83%) HTML
11 11 (11.83%) IBM
12 10 (10.75%) C#
12 10 (10.75%) Enterprise Architecture
12 10 (10.75%) Security Cleared
12 10 (10.75%) Oracle Fusion

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 12 (12.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 8 (8.60%) CMS
2 8 (8.60%) Tomcat
3 7 (7.53%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (7.53%) WebSphere
4 4 (4.30%) WebLogic
4 4 (4.30%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (2.15%) SAS
6 1 (1.08%) Apache
6 1 (1.08%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.08%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.08%) Drupal
6 1 (1.08%) JBoss
6 1 (1.08%) MQSeries
6 1 (1.08%) NetWeaver
6 1 (1.08%) Oracle BPEL
6 1 (1.08%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (1.08%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.08%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (5.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (5.38%) Oracle ASCP
1 5 (5.38%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (4.30%) Oracle ERP
3 3 (3.23%) Oracle SCM
4 2 (2.15%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 2 (2.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (2.15%) Teamcenter
5 1 (1.08%) BigMachines
5 1 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (1.08%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (1.08%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (1.08%) Primavera
5 1 (1.08%) SAP CRM
5 1 (1.08%) SAP hybris
5 1 (1.08%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.15%) IBM SmartCloud
2 1 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.30%) HTTP
2 3 (3.23%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.15%) Firewall
3 2 (2.15%) HTTPS
3 2 (2.15%) SSL
4 1 (1.08%) DHCP
4 1 (1.08%) DNS
4 1 (1.08%) Internet
4 1 (1.08%) Kerberos
4 1 (1.08%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (24.73%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.53%) Relational Database
2 7 (7.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (6.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (5.38%) Oracle BI EE
5 4 (4.30%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (3.23%) DB2
6 3 (3.23%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.15%) Biml
7 2 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.15%) Power BI
7 2 (2.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.08%) IBM InfoSphere
8 1 (1.08%) Informix
8 1 (1.08%) MySQL
8 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.08%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.08%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 7 (7.53%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.15%) Rational Rose
2 2 (2.15%) Subversion
2 2 (2.15%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.08%) Babel
3 1 (1.08%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.08%) JUnit
3 1 (1.08%) Moq
3 1 (1.08%) MSTest
3 1 (1.08%) NUnit
3 1 (1.08%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (1.08%) Selenium
General
1 20 (21.51%) Finance
2 8 (8.60%) Telecoms
3 6 (6.45%) Retail
4 5 (5.38%) Banking
4 5 (5.38%) Billing
5 4 (4.30%) Marketing
6 3 (3.23%) Manufacturing
7 2 (2.15%) Advertising
7 2 (2.15%) Electronics
7 2 (2.15%) Legal
Job Titles
1 43 (46.24%) Architect
2 28 (30.11%) Solutions Architect
3 25 (26.88%) Developer
4 9 (9.68%) Enterprise Architect
5 8 (8.60%) Java Developer
6 5 (5.38%) .NET Developer
6 5 (5.38%) Security Architect
6 5 (5.38%) Senior Developer
6 5 (5.38%) Tester
7 4 (4.30%) Digital Architect
7 4 (4.30%) Digital Solutions Architect
7 4 (4.30%) Ruby Developer
7 4 (4.30%) Security Solutions Architect
7 4 (4.30%) Senior Ruby Developer
7 4 (4.30%) Siebel Tester
8 3 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 3 (3.23%) Cloud Specialist
8 3 (3.23%) Digital Developer
8 3 (3.23%) Mobile Solutions Architect
8 3 (3.23%) Oracle Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (18.28%) XML
2 16 (17.20%) .NET
3 15 (16.13%) Middleware
4 13 (13.98%) Web Services
5 11 (11.83%) HTML
6 10 (10.75%) Oracle Fusion
7 9 (9.68%) RESTful
8 7 (7.53%) CSS
8 7 (7.53%) J2EE
9 6 (6.45%) .NET Framework
9 6 (6.45%) ASP.NET
9 6 (6.45%) Spring
10 5 (5.38%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (5.38%) WebSphere MQ
11 4 (4.30%) Entity Framework
11 4 (4.30%) REST
11 4 (4.30%) Ruby on Rails
11 4 (4.30%) WCF
12 3 (3.23%) EJB
12 3 (3.23%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.45%) Mainframe
3 4 (4.30%) Data Integration
4 3 (3.23%) DataPower
4 3 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.23%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.08%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.08%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.08%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.08%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.08%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.08%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.08%) PKI
5 1 (1.08%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.60%) Windows
2 4 (4.30%) Linux
3 3 (3.23%) zOS
4 2 (2.15%) Unix
5 1 (1.08%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (24.73%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (21.51%) TOGAF
3 17 (18.28%) Scrum
4 16 (17.20%) ERP
5 15 (16.13%) CRM
6 14 (15.05%) E-Commerce
6 14 (15.05%) MVC
6 14 (15.05%) OO
7 13 (13.98%) Content Management
8 12 (12.90%) ETL
9 11 (11.83%) SDLC
9 11 (11.83%) UML
10 10 (10.75%) Enterprise Architecture
11 9 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (9.68%) Data Modelling
11 9 (9.68%) EAI
12 8 (8.60%) Open Source
12 8 (8.60%) Software Engineering
13 7 (7.53%) OOD
13 7 (7.53%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 20 (21.51%) Java
2 11 (11.83%) JavaScript
3 10 (10.75%) C#
4 9 (9.68%) SQL
5 6 (6.45%) Ruby
6 5 (5.38%) C++
6 5 (5.38%) PowerShell
7 3 (3.23%) C
7 3 (3.23%) Perl
7 3 (3.23%) VB.NET
8 2 (2.15%) Ada
8 2 (2.15%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.15%) Jython
8 2 (2.15%) Korn
8 2 (2.15%) PHP
8 2 (2.15%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.15%) VBScript
9 1 (1.08%) Python
9 1 (1.08%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (10.75%) Security Cleared
2 8 (8.60%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.38%) ISEB
4 3 (3.23%) ISEB Practitioner
4 3 (3.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (2.15%) Degree
5 2 (2.15%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.08%) CISSP
6 1 (1.08%) CREST Certified
6 1 (1.08%) GWAPT
6 1 (1.08%) ISSAP
6 1 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.08%) MCSE
6 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.08%) OSCE
6 1 (1.08%) OSCP
6 1 (1.08%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.23%) COBIT
2 3 (3.23%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.08%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (2.15%) ISA Server
2 1 (1.08%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.08%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (2.15%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (2.15%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 26 (27.96%) Oracle
2 21 (22.58%) Microsoft
3 11 (11.83%) IBM
4 7 (7.53%) Informatica
4 7 (7.53%) Siebel
5 4 (4.30%) SAP
6 3 (3.23%) hybris
7 2 (2.15%) Guidewire
7 2 (2.15%) Siemens
7 2 (2.15%) Tableau
7 2 (2.15%) TIBCO
8 1 (1.08%) ATG
8 1 (1.08%) BEA
8 1 (1.08%) Cisco
8 1 (1.08%) Citrix
8 1 (1.08%) HP
8 1 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.08%) Sybase
8 1 (1.08%) VMware
8 1 (1.08%) webMethods
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