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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
England / South West
Rank 113 101 72
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -29
Contract jobs citing SOA 28 44 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.05% 1.46% 2.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.27% 1.79% 3.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 32 52
Median daily rate £450 £400 £508
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -21.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £301 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £548 £673
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £440
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £50.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +42.85%

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
2202 2460 2515
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 82.44% 81.51% 78.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1455 1679 1650
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 £266 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 122 88
Median hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +16.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £15.80 £14.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.79
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +43.93%

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017. 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 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 +6 19 £450 -12.19% 3
Dorset - 4 - - 4
Wiltshire -11 2 £525 +56.71% 3
Gloucestershire 0 1 £350 -12.50%
Somerset 0 1 £475 +18.75%
Devon - 1 - -
SOA
England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 16 (35.56%) Oracle
1 16 (35.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 15 (33.33%) SOAP
3 14 (31.11%) XML
3 14 (31.11%) Java
4 13 (28.89%) JavaScript
4 13 (28.89%) Web Services
5 12 (26.67%) Middleware
5 12 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (24.44%) Finance
6 11 (24.44%) IBM
6 11 (24.44%) REST
7 10 (22.22%) Security Cleared
8 9 (20.00%) SC Cleared
8 9 (20.00%) SQL
8 9 (20.00%) Banking
9 8 (17.78%) Retail
9 8 (17.78%) WebLogic
9 8 (17.78%) Spring
9 8 (17.78%) Oracle Database
9 8 (17.78%) Microservices
10 7 (15.56%) Oracle Fusion
10 7 (15.56%) CSS
10 7 (15.56%) HTML
10 7 (15.56%) JMS
10 7 (15.56%) Telecoms
11 6 (13.33%) Oracle EBS
11 6 (13.33%) J2EE
11 6 (13.33%) PL/SQL
11 6 (13.33%) jQuery

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 16 (35.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 8 (17.78%) WebLogic
3 6 (13.33%) WebSphere
4 4 (8.89%) Alfresco
4 4 (8.89%) Oracle Service Bus
4 4 (8.89%) Tomcat
5 2 (4.44%) Apache
5 2 (4.44%) Confluence
5 2 (4.44%) Drupal
5 2 (4.44%) JBoss
6 1 (2.22%) Anypoint
6 1 (2.22%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (2.22%) FileNet
6 1 (2.22%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (2.22%) Kentico
6 1 (2.22%) Mule
6 1 (2.22%) Mule ESB
6 1 (2.22%) Umbraco
6 1 (2.22%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 6 (13.33%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (4.44%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (4.44%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (2.22%) Fredhopper
3 1 (2.22%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (2.22%) Magento
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.67%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.11%) HTTP
2 2 (4.44%) Internet
2 2 (4.44%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.22%) AMQP
3 1 (2.22%) Firewall
3 1 (2.22%) LDAP
3 1 (2.22%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.78%) Oracle Database
2 4 (8.89%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (8.89%) DB2
2 4 (8.89%) MySQL
2 4 (8.89%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.67%) MongoDB
3 3 (6.67%) NoSQL
3 3 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (4.44%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (2.22%) Big Data
5 1 (2.22%) Essbase
5 1 (2.22%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.22%) Informix
5 1 (2.22%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Ant
1 3 (6.67%) Eclipse
2 2 (4.44%) Artifactory
2 2 (4.44%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.44%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.44%) JIRA
2 2 (4.44%) Maven
2 2 (4.44%) Rational Rose
2 2 (4.44%) SoapUI
2 2 (4.44%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.22%) IntelliJ
3 1 (2.22%) JMeter
3 1 (2.22%) LoadRunner
3 1 (2.22%) NeoLoad
3 1 (2.22%) NetBeans
3 1 (2.22%) WebLOAD
General
1 11 (24.44%) Finance
2 9 (20.00%) Banking
3 8 (17.78%) Retail
4 7 (15.56%) Telecoms
5 3 (6.67%) Back Office
5 3 (6.67%) Marketing
6 2 (4.44%) Local Government
7 1 (2.22%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (44.44%) Architect
2 11 (24.44%) Developer
3 9 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (13.33%) Technical Architect
5 5 (11.11%) Java Developer
6 3 (6.67%) BPM Designer
6 3 (6.67%) DBA
6 3 (6.67%) Designer
6 3 (6.67%) Integration Architect
6 3 (6.67%) Oracle Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Oracle SOA Developer
6 3 (6.67%) QA Tester
6 3 (6.67%) SOA Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Solutions Designer
6 3 (6.67%) Tester
7 2 (4.44%) Administrator
7 2 (4.44%) Oracle DBA
7 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared DBA
7 2 (4.44%) Software Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) WebLogic Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (33.33%) SOAP
2 14 (31.11%) XML
3 13 (28.89%) Web Services
4 12 (26.67%) Middleware
5 11 (24.44%) REST
6 8 (17.78%) Spring
7 7 (15.56%) CSS
7 7 (15.56%) HTML
7 7 (15.56%) JMS
7 7 (15.56%) Oracle Fusion
8 6 (13.33%) J2EE
8 6 (13.33%) jQuery
9 5 (11.11%) .NET
9 5 (11.11%) Ajax
9 5 (11.11%) JSON
9 5 (11.11%) WSDL
9 5 (11.11%) XSD
10 4 (8.89%) EJB
10 4 (8.89%) JSP
10 4 (8.89%) UDDI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) Computer Science
1 4 (8.89%) Data Centre
1 4 (8.89%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.67%) Client/Server
3 2 (4.44%) User Experience
4 1 (2.22%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.22%) Mobile Computing
4 1 (2.22%) Reference Data
4 1 (2.22%) RIA
4 1 (2.22%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.11%) Unix
2 4 (8.89%) Windows
3 3 (6.67%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.22%) Linux
4 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (17.78%) Microservices
3 6 (13.33%) BPEL
4 5 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (11.11%) Data Integration
4 5 (11.11%) Scrum
4 5 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (8.89%) E-Commerce
5 4 (8.89%) Integration Testing
5 4 (8.89%) Service Design
5 4 (8.89%) Software Engineering
5 4 (8.89%) Systems Analysis
5 4 (8.89%) Workflow
6 3 (6.67%) API Testing
6 3 (6.67%) Artificial Intelligence
6 3 (6.67%) Financial Modelling
6 3 (6.67%) QMS
6 3 (6.67%) Robotic Process Automation
6 3 (6.67%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 14 (31.11%) Java
2 13 (28.89%) JavaScript
3 9 (20.00%) SQL
4 6 (13.33%) PL/SQL
5 4 (8.89%) PHP
6 2 (4.44%) C#
6 2 (4.44%) Perl
7 1 (2.22%) Jython
7 1 (2.22%) Korn
7 1 (2.22%) Python
7 1 (2.22%) Scala
7 1 (2.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 9 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.89%) Degree
4 3 (6.67%) Chartered Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) HNC
5 2 (4.44%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) QA
2 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.22%) ISA Server
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (2.22%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
1 1 (2.22%) OpenAM
1 1 (2.22%) OpenSSO
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (2.22%) Sun Identity Manager
Vendors
1 16 (35.56%) Oracle
2 11 (24.44%) IBM
3 4 (8.89%) ClickSoftware Technologies
3 4 (8.89%) Pega
3 4 (8.89%) TIBCO
3 4 (8.89%) webMethods
4 2 (4.44%) ATG
4 2 (4.44%) BEA
5 1 (2.22%) ForgeRock
5 1 (2.22%) Hyperion
5 1 (2.22%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.22%) MuleSoft
5 1 (2.22%) Sencha
5 1 (2.22%) Siebel
5 1 (2.22%) Sun
5 1 (2.22%) Sybase
5 1 (2.22%) VeriFone
5 1 (2.22%) WorldPay
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