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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 66 63 89
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +26
Contract jobs citing SOA 84 69 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.65% 2.42% 1.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.55% 3.26% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 56 22
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £310 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £670 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +13.97%
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
2368 2115 1783
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 74.68% 74.08% 70.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1539 1293 1121
Average daily rate £400 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.34% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 90 77
Average hourly rate £36.40 £22.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.77% -39.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.05 £12.31 £13.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £40.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -12.69%

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 2 March 2015.

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 2 March 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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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 +10 20 £545 +44.99% 2
Bristol -7 19 £494 +9.72% 6
Gloucestershire +5 13 £413 -15.38% 1
Somerset -3 13 £675 +36.70% 2
Dorset -5 5 £500 +3.09% 5
Devon -9 2 £540 -11.11%
SOA
England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 63 (44.68%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (25.53%) .NET
3 32 (22.70%) C#
4 31 (21.99%) Java
5 29 (20.57%) Security Cleared
6 28 (19.86%) UML
6 28 (19.86%) Finance
7 27 (19.15%) Web Services
8 24 (17.02%) E-Commerce
8 24 (17.02%) HTML
8 24 (17.02%) ITIL
9 23 (16.31%) SQL
9 23 (16.31%) .NET Framework
10 22 (15.60%) Scrum
10 22 (15.60%) Oracle
11 21 (14.89%) PRINCE2
11 21 (14.89%) CRM
12 20 (14.18%) Linux
12 20 (14.18%) ASP.NET
12 20 (14.18%) Middleware
12 20 (14.18%) CMS
13 19 (13.48%) Retail
13 19 (13.48%) Management Information System
13 19 (13.48%) MVC
13 19 (13.48%) JavaScript
14 18 (12.77%) SAP
14 18 (12.77%) CSS
14 18 (12.77%) Stakeholder Management
14 18 (12.77%) Microsoft
14 18 (12.77%) Workflow

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 20 (14.18%) CMS
2 9 (6.38%) Oracle Service Bus
2 9 (6.38%) WebLogic
3 5 (3.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (2.84%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.13%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.13%) Liferay
6 2 (1.42%) NetWeaver
6 2 (1.42%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.71%) JCAPS
7 1 (0.71%) K2 blackpearl
7 1 (0.71%) SugarCRM
7 1 (0.71%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (0.71%) WebSphere Process Server
7 1 (0.71%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.71%) SAS
7 1 (0.71%) IIS
7 1 (0.71%) JBoss
7 1 (0.71%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (4.96%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.55%) MS Project
2 5 (3.55%) MS Office
3 1 (0.71%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.13%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.42%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.42%) SAP CRM
2 2 (1.42%) SAP ERP
2 2 (1.42%) SAP ECC
3 1 (0.71%) Tridion
3 1 (0.71%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (4.26%) SaaS
1 6 (4.26%) PaaS
1 6 (4.26%) IaaS
2 3 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.42%) GitHub
4 1 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.55%) Firewall
2 3 (2.13%) DNS
3 2 (1.42%) SSL
3 2 (1.42%) AMQP
3 2 (1.42%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (1.42%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 2 (1.42%) LAN
3 2 (1.42%) WAN
3 2 (1.42%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.71%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (10.64%) SQL Server
2 13 (9.22%) Oracle Database
3 12 (8.51%) MongoDB
3 12 (8.51%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (7.80%) MySQL
5 9 (6.38%) Couchbase
6 8 (5.67%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (4.26%) IBM InfoSphere
8 4 (2.84%) Relational Database
9 3 (2.13%) DB2
9 3 (2.13%) EDRMS
10 2 (1.42%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (1.42%) OLTP
10 2 (1.42%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.42%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (1.42%) SAP BW
10 2 (1.42%) NoSQL
10 2 (1.42%) Big Data
11 1 (0.71%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.71%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 13 (9.22%) Jenkins
2 9 (6.38%) NUnit
2 9 (6.38%) MSTest
3 7 (4.96%) TeamCity
4 6 (4.26%) Maven
4 6 (4.26%) Hudson
5 4 (2.84%) NetBeans
5 4 (2.84%) Ant
5 4 (2.84%) Visual Studio
5 4 (2.84%) Eclipse
6 3 (2.13%) Subversion
6 3 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.42%) JUnit
7 2 (1.42%) GitLab
8 1 (0.71%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (0.71%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.71%) ERwin
8 1 (0.71%) JIRA
8 1 (0.71%) Rational DOORS
General
1 28 (19.86%) Finance
2 19 (13.48%) Retail
3 12 (8.51%) Manufacturing
4 7 (4.96%) Local Government
5 4 (2.84%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.84%) Banking
6 2 (1.42%) Games
6 2 (1.42%) Marketing
7 1 (0.71%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.71%) Military
7 1 (0.71%) Billing
Job Titles
1 73 (51.77%) Architect
2 43 (30.50%) Solutions Architect
3 36 (25.53%) Developer
4 14 (9.93%) Technical Architect
5 13 (9.22%) .NET Developer
6 9 (6.38%) Java Developer
7 8 (5.67%) Enterprise Architect
7 8 (5.67%) Applications Architect
8 7 (4.96%) DevOps Engineer
9 6 (4.26%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
9 6 (4.26%) Senior Developer
10 5 (3.55%) Analyst
11 4 (2.84%) Web Developer
11 4 (2.84%) Oracle Developer
11 4 (2.84%) Agile .NET Developer
11 4 (2.84%) .NET Web Developer
11 4 (2.84%) Technical Solutions Architect
11 4 (2.84%) Cloud Architect
11 4 (2.84%) Hybris Developer
12 3 (2.13%) Digital Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (25.53%) .NET
2 27 (19.15%) Web Services
3 24 (17.02%) HTML
4 23 (16.31%) .NET Framework
5 20 (14.18%) Middleware
5 20 (14.18%) ASP.NET
6 18 (12.77%) CSS
7 15 (10.64%) REST
8 12 (8.51%) J2EE
8 12 (8.51%) XML
8 12 (8.51%) Spring
8 12 (8.51%) Ajax
9 11 (7.80%) JSON
10 10 (7.09%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (6.38%) Castle Windsor
11 9 (6.38%) ASP.NET Web API
12 8 (5.67%) Oracle Fusion
13 5 (3.55%) HTML5
13 5 (3.55%) Spring MVC
13 5 (3.55%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.48%) Management Information System
2 11 (7.80%) GIS
3 9 (6.38%) Data Integration
4 8 (5.67%) Computer Science
5 6 (4.26%) Open Source
6 5 (3.55%) Mobile App
6 5 (3.55%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (2.84%) iPad
8 3 (2.13%) Digital Media
8 3 (2.13%) N-Tier
9 2 (1.42%) Mainframe
9 2 (1.42%) RMADS
10 1 (0.71%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.71%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 20 (14.18%) Linux
2 9 (6.38%) UNIX
3 8 (5.67%) Windows
4 1 (0.71%) zOS
4 1 (0.71%) Android
4 1 (0.71%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (44.68%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (19.86%) UML
3 24 (17.02%) ITIL
3 24 (17.02%) E-Commerce
4 22 (15.60%) Scrum
5 21 (14.89%) CRM
5 21 (14.89%) PRINCE2
6 19 (13.48%) MVC
7 18 (12.77%) Workflow
7 18 (12.77%) Stakeholder Management
7 18 (12.77%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (11.35%) Enterprise Architecture
8 16 (11.35%) Project Management
9 15 (10.64%) TDD
9 15 (10.64%) TOGAF
10 14 (9.93%) Business Intelligence
11 13 (9.22%) Content Management
11 13 (9.22%) Technical Architecture
11 13 (9.22%) Change Control
12 11 (7.80%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 32 (22.70%) C#
2 31 (21.99%) Java
3 23 (16.31%) SQL
4 19 (13.48%) JavaScript
5 10 (7.09%) VB
6 4 (2.84%) Bash Shell
7 3 (2.13%) Korn
7 3 (2.13%) PL/SQL
7 3 (2.13%) Jython
8 2 (1.42%) ABAP
8 2 (1.42%) Ruby
9 1 (0.71%) Scala
9 1 (0.71%) VB6
9 1 (0.71%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.71%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.71%) PHP
Qualifications
1 29 (20.57%) Security Cleared
2 17 (12.06%) SC Cleared
3 15 (10.64%) ISEB
4 9 (6.38%) Degree
5 7 (4.96%) DV Cleared
6 4 (2.84%) CISSP
6 4 (2.84%) VCP4
7 2 (1.42%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.42%) CEH
8 1 (0.71%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.71%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.71%) APMP
8 1 (0.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (9.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (8.51%) ISO 9000
3 6 (4.26%) QA
4 2 (1.42%) COBIT
5 1 (0.71%) SLA
5 1 (0.71%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2 (1.42%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (11.35%) Puppet
2 7 (4.96%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (15.60%) Oracle
2 18 (12.77%) SAP
2 18 (12.77%) Microsoft
3 8 (5.67%) IBM
4 4 (2.84%) hybris
4 4 (2.84%) TIBCO
5 3 (2.13%) McAfee
5 3 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.42%) F5
6 2 (1.42%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.42%) ATG
6 2 (1.42%) Informatica
6 2 (1.42%) Nokia
6 2 (1.42%) CheckPoint
6 2 (1.42%) Siebel
6 2 (1.42%) Cisco
6 2 (1.42%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.71%) Cognos
7 1 (0.71%) HP
7 1 (0.71%) MicroStrategy
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