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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 122 78 93
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +15
Contract jobs citing SOA 18 75 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.66% 2.35% 1.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 2.92% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 55 40
Median daily rate £475 £463 £473
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% -2.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £320 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £580 £589
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £470 £450
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 £43.75 £48.75
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -10.25%
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
2131 2567 2566
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 78.63% 80.45% 76.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1442 1794 1742
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 140 109 124
Median hourly rate £38.00 £41.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.31% +43.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.39 £20.63 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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 4 December 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 4 December 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 -13 5 £350 -20.00% 4
Wiltshire -14 4 £525 +64.06% 1
Gloucestershire -3 2 £388 - 1
Devon - 2 £500 - 1
Somerset +12 1 £475 -4.04% 3
Dorset -5 1 - - 1
Cornwall - 1 £400 -
SOA
England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 17 (36.96%) Middleware
2 15 (32.61%) Finance
2 15 (32.61%) Java
3 14 (30.43%) Oracle
3 14 (30.43%) Web Services
3 14 (30.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 12 (26.09%) TOGAF
5 11 (23.91%) SOAP
5 11 (23.91%) SC Cleared
5 11 (23.91%) Security Cleared
6 10 (21.74%) Software Engineering
6 10 (21.74%) Use Case
7 9 (19.57%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (19.57%) XML
7 9 (19.57%) JavaScript
7 9 (19.57%) UML
7 9 (19.57%) Scrum
7 9 (19.57%) SDLC
8 8 (17.39%) Banking
8 8 (17.39%) IBM
8 8 (17.39%) Oracle Database
9 7 (15.22%) Spring
9 7 (15.22%) E-Commerce
9 7 (15.22%) SQL
9 7 (15.22%) PRINCE2
9 7 (15.22%) WebLogic
9 7 (15.22%) Retail
10 6 (13.04%) Oracle EBS
10 6 (13.04%) SQL Server
10 6 (13.04%) JSON

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 14 (30.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 7 (15.22%) WebLogic
3 4 (8.70%) JBoss
3 4 (8.70%) Tomcat
4 3 (6.52%) Oracle Service Bus
4 3 (6.52%) WebSphere
5 2 (4.35%) Apache
5 2 (4.35%) Mule
5 2 (4.35%) Mule ESB
5 2 (4.35%) NServiceBus
6 1 (2.17%) Apache Spark
6 1 (2.17%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (2.17%) Drupal
6 1 (2.17%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (2.17%) Kentico
6 1 (2.17%) Liferay
6 1 (2.17%) Umbraco
6 1 (2.17%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (13.04%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (4.35%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (2.17%) Fredhopper
3 1 (2.17%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (2.17%) Magento
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (2.17%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.52%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.35%) Office 365
3 1 (2.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.70%) HTTP
1 4 (8.70%) Internet
2 2 (4.35%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.17%) AMQP
3 1 (2.17%) Firewall
3 1 (2.17%) LDAP
3 1 (2.17%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.39%) Oracle Database
2 6 (13.04%) SQL Server
3 5 (10.87%) MongoDB
4 3 (6.52%) MySQL
4 3 (6.52%) NoSQL
4 3 (6.52%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (6.52%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (4.35%) Big Data
5 2 (4.35%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (4.35%) DB2
5 2 (4.35%) Hadoop
5 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.17%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (2.17%) Essbase
6 1 (2.17%) Informix
6 1 (2.17%) Neo4j
6 1 (2.17%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Ant
1 2 (4.35%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.35%) Subversion
2 1 (2.17%) Babel
2 1 (2.17%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.17%) IntelliJ
2 1 (2.17%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.17%) JMeter
2 1 (2.17%) JUnit
2 1 (2.17%) LoadRunner
2 1 (2.17%) Maven
2 1 (2.17%) NeoLoad
2 1 (2.17%) NetBeans
2 1 (2.17%) Rational Rose
2 1 (2.17%) WebLOAD
2 1 (2.17%) webpack
General
1 15 (32.61%) Finance
2 8 (17.39%) Banking
3 7 (15.22%) Retail
4 2 (4.35%) Aerospace
4 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.17%) Automotive
5 1 (2.17%) Legal
5 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.17%) Marketing
5 1 (2.17%) Military
Job Titles
1 25 (54.35%) Architect
2 14 (30.43%) Solutions Architect
3 9 (19.57%) Developer
4 5 (10.87%) Consultant
4 5 (10.87%) Integration Architect
5 3 (6.52%) Administrator
5 3 (6.52%) Java Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Java Software Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Oracle Developer
5 3 (6.52%) Oracle SOA Developer
5 3 (6.52%) Principal Architect
5 3 (6.52%) Security Architect
5 3 (6.52%) SOA Developer
5 3 (6.52%) Software Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Architect
6 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Security Architect
6 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (4.35%) J2EE Software Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) WebLogic Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (36.96%) Middleware
2 14 (30.43%) Web Services
3 11 (23.91%) SOAP
4 9 (19.57%) XML
5 7 (15.22%) Spring
6 6 (13.04%) JSON
6 6 (13.04%) Oracle Fusion
6 6 (13.04%) REST
7 5 (10.87%) .NET
7 5 (10.87%) HTML
7 5 (10.87%) J2EE
7 5 (10.87%) JMS
7 5 (10.87%) WSDL
8 4 (8.70%) Ajax
8 4 (8.70%) CSS
8 4 (8.70%) RESTful
8 4 (8.70%) UDDI
8 4 (8.70%) XSD
9 3 (6.52%) AngularJS
9 3 (6.52%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.52%) Mobile Computing
2 3 (6.52%) Semantic Web
3 2 (4.35%) Clustering
3 2 (4.35%) Cryptography
3 2 (4.35%) Data Integration
3 2 (4.35%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (4.35%) Statistics
3 2 (4.35%) User Experience
3 2 (4.35%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.17%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.70%) Windows
2 3 (6.52%) Linux
2 3 (6.52%) Unix
2 3 (6.52%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.09%) TOGAF
2 10 (21.74%) Software Engineering
2 10 (21.74%) Use Case
3 9 (19.57%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (19.57%) Scrum
3 9 (19.57%) SDLC
3 9 (19.57%) UML
4 7 (15.22%) E-Commerce
4 7 (15.22%) PRINCE2
5 6 (13.04%) Open Source
6 5 (10.87%) BPEL
7 4 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (8.70%) DevOps
7 4 (8.70%) Information Security
7 4 (8.70%) TDD
8 3 (6.52%) Data Modelling
8 3 (6.52%) High Availability
8 3 (6.52%) Line Management
8 3 (6.52%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (6.52%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (32.61%) Java
2 9 (19.57%) JavaScript
3 7 (15.22%) SQL
4 4 (8.70%) PL/SQL
5 3 (6.52%) C
5 3 (6.52%) Perl
5 3 (6.52%) PHP
5 3 (6.52%) Python
6 2 (4.35%) Scala
7 1 (2.17%) C#
7 1 (2.17%) C++
7 1 (2.17%) Clojure
7 1 (2.17%) Groovy
7 1 (2.17%) Jython
7 1 (2.17%) Korn
7 1 (2.17%) Ruby
7 1 (2.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (23.91%) SC Cleared
1 11 (23.91%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) COBIT
1 1 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.17%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.35%) Shibboleth
1 2 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.17%) Docker
2 1 (2.17%) ISA Server
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (6.52%) OpenAM
2 2 (4.35%) OpenSSO
2 2 (4.35%) Sun Identity Manager
3 1 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (30.43%) Oracle
2 8 (17.39%) IBM
3 4 (8.70%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.52%) ForgeRock
4 3 (6.52%) webMethods
5 2 (4.35%) AppDynamics
5 2 (4.35%) ATG
5 2 (4.35%) BEA
5 2 (4.35%) MuleSoft
5 2 (4.35%) Sun
6 1 (2.17%) Apprenda
6 1 (2.17%) Cloudera
6 1 (2.17%) Hyperion
6 1 (2.17%) Siebel
6 1 (2.17%) Sybase
6 1 (2.17%) Tableau
6 1 (2.17%) VeriFone
6 1 (2.17%) VMware
6 1 (2.17%) WorldPay
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