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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 107 63 62
Rank change year-on-year
-44 -1
Contract jobs citing SOA 35 85 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.21% 2.59% 2.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.56% 3.33% 3.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 64 72
Median daily rate £550 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £596 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £450 £435
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +21.42%
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
2239 2549 2427
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 77.69% 77.67% 75.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1512 1703 1605
Median daily rate £400 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 135 90
Median hourly rate £32.50 £39.25 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.19% +13.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £25.35 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.53 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-9.26% +26.36%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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
Wiltshire -1 18 £600 +20.00%
Somerset +6 7 £364 -19.16% 3
Bristol -14 6 £513 -2.38%
Gloucestershire +5 1 - - 2
SOA
England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 57 (52.29%) TOGAF
2 45 (41.28%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (39.45%) Web Services
4 40 (36.70%) Security Cleared
5 38 (34.86%) REST
6 32 (29.36%) XML
6 32 (29.36%) Microsoft
6 32 (29.36%) Migration
7 29 (26.61%) WSDL
7 29 (26.61%) XSD
7 29 (26.61%) SC Cleared
7 29 (26.61%) MODAF
8 26 (23.85%) Zachman Framework
9 24 (22.02%) VMware Infrastructure
9 24 (22.02%) Data Migration
9 24 (22.02%) VMware
10 23 (21.10%) Finance
10 23 (21.10%) Oracle
10 23 (21.10%) Citrix
10 23 (21.10%) Xen
10 23 (21.10%) Microsoft Intune
10 23 (21.10%) Virtual Environments
11 21 (19.27%) HL7
11 21 (19.27%) Use Case
12 19 (17.43%) NHS
13 18 (16.51%) ERP
14 17 (15.60%) Middleware
14 17 (15.60%) Software Engineering
14 17 (15.60%) Docker
15 16 (14.68%) JIRA

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 15 (13.76%) Confluence
2 8 (7.34%) CMS
3 2 (1.83%) JBoss
3 2 (1.83%) NServiceBus
3 2 (1.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.92%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.92%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (0.92%) Liferay
4 1 (0.92%) Mule
4 1 (0.92%) Mule ESB
4 1 (0.92%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (0.92%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.92%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (5.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (8.26%) Oracle ASCP
2 8 (7.34%) Oracle EBS R12
2 8 (7.34%) Oracle ERP
3 7 (6.42%) Oracle SCM
4 2 (1.83%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (1.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.92%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.92%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 15 (13.76%) GitHub
2 3 (2.75%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.83%) Office 365
4 1 (0.92%) PaaS
4 1 (0.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.34%) SAN
2 3 (2.75%) Internet
3 2 (1.83%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.93%) SQL Server
2 10 (9.17%) Star Schema
3 9 (8.26%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (4.59%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (3.67%) MongoDB
6 3 (2.75%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (2.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.83%) Big Data
7 2 (1.83%) Biml
7 2 (1.83%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.83%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.83%) Power BI
7 2 (1.83%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.92%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.92%) Neo4j
8 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 16 (14.68%) Jenkins
1 16 (14.68%) JIRA
1 16 (14.68%) Maven
2 7 (6.42%) Hudson
3 6 (5.50%) Rational DOORS
4 3 (2.75%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.75%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (1.83%) Subversion
6 1 (0.92%) Ant
6 1 (0.92%) Babel
6 1 (0.92%) JUnit
6 1 (0.92%) webpack
General
1 23 (21.10%) Finance
2 11 (10.09%) Banking
3 3 (2.75%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.75%) Marketing
3 3 (2.75%) Retail
4 2 (1.83%) Aerospace
4 2 (1.83%) Electronics
4 2 (1.83%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.92%) Automotive
5 1 (0.92%) Legal
5 1 (0.92%) Military
Job Titles
1 68 (62.39%) Architect
2 21 (19.27%) Solutions Architect
3 14 (12.84%) Developer
4 10 (9.17%) Data Architect
4 10 (9.17%) Enterprise Architect
5 9 (8.26%) Infrastructure Architect
6 8 (7.34%) Consultant
7 6 (5.50%) Applications Architect
7 6 (5.50%) Business Architect
8 5 (4.59%) Java Engineer
8 5 (4.59%) Java Software Engineer
8 5 (4.59%) Senior Developer
8 5 (4.59%) Software Engineer
8 5 (4.59%) Technical Architect
9 4 (3.67%) .NET Developer
9 4 (3.67%) Ruby Developer
9 4 (3.67%) Senior Ruby Developer
10 3 (2.75%) Functional Consultant
10 3 (2.75%) Java Developer
10 3 (2.75%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (39.45%) Web Services
2 38 (34.86%) REST
3 32 (29.36%) XML
4 29 (26.61%) WSDL
4 29 (26.61%) XSD
5 17 (15.60%) Middleware
6 9 (8.26%) .NET
7 5 (4.59%) RESTful
7 5 (4.59%) SOAP
7 5 (4.59%) Spring
8 4 (3.67%) .NET Framework
8 4 (3.67%) AngularJS
8 4 (3.67%) HTML
8 4 (3.67%) JSON
8 4 (3.67%) Ruby on Rails
9 3 (2.75%) J2EE
9 3 (2.75%) JSON-LD
9 3 (2.75%) OAuth2
9 3 (2.75%) WCF
10 2 (1.83%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 19 (17.43%) NHS
2 8 (7.34%) Private Cloud
3 3 (2.75%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.75%) Data Integration
3 3 (2.75%) Mobile Computing
3 3 (2.75%) Semantic Web
4 2 (1.83%) Clustering
4 2 (1.83%) Cryptography
4 2 (1.83%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (1.83%) iPad
4 2 (1.83%) User Experience
4 2 (1.83%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.92%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.92%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.92%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.92%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (11.93%) Windows
2 9 (8.26%) Windows Server
3 5 (4.59%) Linux
4 2 (1.83%) Unix
5 1 (0.92%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (52.29%) TOGAF
2 45 (41.28%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (29.36%) Migration
4 29 (26.61%) MODAF
5 26 (23.85%) Zachman Framework
6 24 (22.02%) Data Migration
7 23 (21.10%) Virtual Environments
8 21 (19.27%) Use Case
9 18 (16.51%) ERP
10 17 (15.60%) Software Engineering
11 16 (14.68%) Scrum
12 15 (13.76%) SDLC
12 15 (13.76%) UML
13 13 (11.93%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (11.93%) Data Modelling
13 13 (11.93%) PRINCE2
14 12 (11.01%) Data Architecture
15 10 (9.17%) Content Management
16 9 (8.26%) Enterprise Architecture
17 8 (7.34%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 13 (11.93%) Java
2 6 (5.50%) JavaScript
2 6 (5.50%) SQL
3 5 (4.59%) Ruby
4 4 (3.67%) C#
5 3 (2.75%) C
5 3 (2.75%) C++
5 3 (2.75%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.83%) Ada
6 2 (1.83%) PHP
6 2 (1.83%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.83%) Python
6 2 (1.83%) Scala
6 2 (1.83%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.92%) Clojure
7 1 (0.92%) Groovy
7 1 (0.92%) Perl
Qualifications
1 40 (36.70%) Security Cleared
2 29 (26.61%) SC Cleared
3 8 (7.34%) MCSA
3 8 (7.34%) MCSD
3 8 (7.34%) MCSE
3 8 (7.34%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (5.50%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (4.59%) Degree
6 2 (1.83%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.83%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (19.27%) HL7
2 3 (2.75%) COBIT
3 2 (1.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.83%) QA
4 1 (0.92%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.92%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 24 (22.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (21.10%) Xen
3 17 (15.60%) Docker
4 9 (8.26%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.83%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.92%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.92%) Shibboleth
6 1 (0.92%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 23 (21.10%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (1.83%) OpenAM
3 1 (0.92%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.92%) OpenSSO
3 1 (0.92%) Sun Identity Manager
Vendors
1 32 (29.36%) Microsoft
2 24 (22.02%) VMware
3 23 (21.10%) Citrix
3 23 (21.10%) Oracle
4 3 (2.75%) IBM
4 3 (2.75%) SAP
5 2 (1.83%) AppDynamics
5 2 (1.83%) Apple
5 2 (1.83%) ForgeRock
5 2 (1.83%) webMethods
6 1 (0.92%) Apprenda
6 1 (0.92%) Cloudera
6 1 (0.92%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.92%) MuleSoft
6 1 (0.92%) Sun
6 1 (0.92%) Tableau
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