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 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 61 85 86
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +1
Contract jobs citing SOA 86 57 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.92% 1.84% 1.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.75% 2.37% 2.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 33 38
Median daily rate £563 £463 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.62% +42.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £378 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £594 £558
UK excluding London median daily rate £470 £450 £413
% change year-on-year
+4.44% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £40.60 £43.25
% change year-on-year
+10.83% -6.12%
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
2295 2404 2384
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 77.82% 77.55% 79.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1518 1636 1590
Median daily rate £388 £388 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 106 122
Median hourly rate £35.00 £36.50 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +8.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £16.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.70 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +1.69%

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 June 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 25 June 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 +10 38 £600 +33.33% 1
Gloucestershire +5 15 £638 +10.10% 1
Bristol +7 13 £450 -2.70% 2
Somerset +7 6 £388 -13.88%
Devon +3 3 £300 -33.33%
Dorset -8 2 £543 - 3
SOA
England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 51 (42.50%) Agile Software Development
1 51 (42.50%) TOGAF
2 46 (38.33%) Web Services
3 45 (37.50%) XML
4 44 (36.67%) Microsoft
5 40 (33.33%) REST
6 38 (31.67%) Security Cleared
7 34 (28.33%) Migration
8 30 (25.00%) XSD
8 30 (25.00%) WSDL
9 29 (24.17%) Oracle
10 27 (22.50%) SC Cleared
11 26 (21.67%) Zachman Framework
11 26 (21.67%) MODAF
12 25 (20.83%) SQL Server
13 24 (20.00%) Java
13 24 (20.00%) Data Migration
14 23 (19.17%) VMware Infrastructure
14 23 (19.17%) Xen
14 23 (19.17%) VMware
14 23 (19.17%) Citrix
14 23 (19.17%) Microsoft Intune
14 23 (19.17%) Virtual Environments
15 22 (18.33%) Jenkins
15 22 (18.33%) Finance
16 21 (17.50%) ERP
16 21 (17.50%) HL7
17 19 (15.83%) Data Modelling
17 19 (15.83%) NHS
18 18 (15.00%) Continuous Integration

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 (12.50%) Confluence
2 8 (6.67%) CMS
3 7 (5.83%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (5.83%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (2.50%) WebLogic
4 3 (2.50%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.67%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.83%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.83%) Drupal
6 1 (0.83%) JBoss
6 1 (0.83%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.83%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.83%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.83%) Oracle BPEL
6 1 (0.83%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.83%) SAS
6 1 (0.83%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.83%) Umbraco
Applications
1 10 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.83%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (7.50%) Oracle ASCP
1 9 (7.50%) Oracle EBS R12
2 8 (6.67%) Oracle ERP
3 7 (5.83%) Oracle SCM
4 3 (2.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (1.67%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (1.67%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (1.67%) Teamcenter
6 1 (0.83%) BigMachines
6 1 (0.83%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 1 (0.83%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.83%) Primavera
6 1 (0.83%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.83%) SAP hybris
6 1 (0.83%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 15 (12.50%) GitHub
2 2 (1.67%) SaaS
3 1 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.83%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.67%) SAN
2 3 (2.50%) Internet
3 2 (1.67%) Firewall
3 2 (1.67%) HTTP
3 2 (1.67%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.67%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.83%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.83%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (8.33%) Star Schema
3 7 (5.83%) Relational Database
4 6 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.50%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.67%) Biml
6 2 (1.67%) DB2
6 2 (1.67%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.67%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.67%) Power BI
6 2 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.83%) Big Data
7 1 (0.83%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.83%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (0.83%) Neo4j
7 1 (0.83%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.83%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 22 (18.33%) Jenkins
2 16 (13.33%) JIRA
3 15 (12.50%) Maven
4 7 (5.83%) Hudson
5 6 (5.00%) Rational DOORS
6 3 (2.50%) Git (software)
6 3 (2.50%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (1.67%) Subversion
7 2 (1.67%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.83%) Moq
8 1 (0.83%) MSTest
8 1 (0.83%) NUnit
8 1 (0.83%) Rational Rose
8 1 (0.83%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 22 (18.33%) Finance
2 7 (5.83%) Banking
3 5 (4.17%) Marketing
4 4 (3.33%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.33%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.50%) Electronics
5 3 (2.50%) Retail
6 1 (0.83%) Advertising
6 1 (0.83%) Billing
Job Titles
1 65 (54.17%) Architect
2 25 (20.83%) Developer
3 21 (17.50%) Solutions Architect
4 10 (8.33%) Data Architect
4 10 (8.33%) Java Developer
5 8 (6.67%) Enterprise Architect
6 7 (5.83%) .NET Developer
6 7 (5.83%) Infrastructure Architect
7 6 (5.00%) Applications Architect
7 6 (5.00%) Business Architect
8 5 (4.17%) Consultant
8 5 (4.17%) Senior Developer
8 5 (4.17%) Technical Architect
9 4 (3.33%) Java Engineer
9 4 (3.33%) Java Software Engineer
9 4 (3.33%) Ruby Developer
9 4 (3.33%) Senior Ruby Developer
9 4 (3.33%) Software Engineer
10 3 (2.50%) Cloud Architect
10 3 (2.50%) Digital Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (38.33%) Web Services
2 45 (37.50%) XML
3 40 (33.33%) REST
4 30 (25.00%) WSDL
4 30 (25.00%) XSD
5 16 (13.33%) .NET
6 13 (10.83%) Middleware
7 11 (9.17%) HTML
7 11 (9.17%) RESTful
8 10 (8.33%) Spring
9 7 (5.83%) J2EE
10 6 (5.00%) .NET Framework
11 5 (4.17%) CSS
11 5 (4.17%) SOAP
12 4 (3.33%) ASP.NET
12 4 (3.33%) Ruby on Rails
12 4 (3.33%) WCF
13 3 (2.50%) EJB
13 3 (2.50%) JSON
13 3 (2.50%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 19 (15.83%) NHS
2 8 (6.67%) Private Cloud
3 7 (5.83%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.33%) Data Integration
5 3 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.50%) Mainframe
5 3 (2.50%) User Experience
6 2 (1.67%) iPad
6 2 (1.67%) Semantic Web
7 1 (0.83%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.83%) Clustering
7 1 (0.83%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.83%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.83%) DataPower
7 1 (0.83%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.83%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.83%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.83%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 15 (12.50%) Windows
2 9 (7.50%) Windows Server
3 5 (4.17%) Linux
4 3 (2.50%) Unix
5 1 (0.83%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (42.50%) Agile Software Development
1 51 (42.50%) TOGAF
2 34 (28.33%) Migration
3 26 (21.67%) MODAF
3 26 (21.67%) Zachman Framework
4 24 (20.00%) Data Migration
5 23 (19.17%) Virtual Environments
6 21 (17.50%) ERP
7 19 (15.83%) Data Modelling
8 18 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (11.67%) Scrum
9 14 (11.67%) UML
9 14 (11.67%) Use Case
10 13 (10.83%) OO
10 13 (10.83%) SDLC
11 12 (10.00%) Data Architecture
11 12 (10.00%) MVC
11 12 (10.00%) Software Engineering
12 10 (8.33%) Open Source
13 9 (7.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 24 (20.00%) Java
2 11 (9.17%) SQL
3 9 (7.50%) JavaScript
4 8 (6.67%) C#
5 6 (5.00%) Ruby
6 4 (3.33%) C++
6 4 (3.33%) PHP
6 4 (3.33%) PL/SQL
7 3 (2.50%) PowerShell
7 3 (2.50%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.67%) Ada
8 2 (1.67%) C
8 2 (1.67%) Perl
9 1 (0.83%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.83%) Jython
9 1 (0.83%) Korn
9 1 (0.83%) Python
9 1 (0.83%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.83%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 38 (31.67%) Security Cleared
2 27 (22.50%) SC Cleared
3 8 (6.67%) MCSA
3 8 (6.67%) MCSD
3 8 (6.67%) MCSE
3 8 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (5.83%) Degree
5 6 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.67%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.67%) ISEB
7 1 (0.83%) CISSP
7 1 (0.83%) CREST Certified
7 1 (0.83%) GWAPT
7 1 (0.83%) OSCE
7 1 (0.83%) OSCP
7 1 (0.83%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (17.50%) HL7
2 2 (1.67%) COBIT
2 2 (1.67%) QA
3 1 (0.83%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.83%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 23 (19.17%) VMware Infrastructure
1 23 (19.17%) Xen
2 16 (13.33%) Docker
3 9 (7.50%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.83%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.83%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.83%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 23 (19.17%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (1.67%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.83%) OpenAM
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.83%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 44 (36.67%) Microsoft
2 29 (24.17%) Oracle
3 23 (19.17%) Citrix
3 23 (19.17%) VMware
4 5 (4.17%) SAP
5 4 (3.33%) IBM
6 2 (1.67%) Apple
6 2 (1.67%) Siemens
6 2 (1.67%) Tableau
7 1 (0.83%) AppDynamics
7 1 (0.83%) BEA
7 1 (0.83%) Cisco
7 1 (0.83%) ForgeRock
7 1 (0.83%) hybris
7 1 (0.83%) Informatica
7 1 (0.83%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.83%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.83%) VeriFone
7 1 (0.83%) WorldPay
Swindon, Wiltshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre (Thames Valley)
Rate: From £52,974 to £60,774 per annum or more for exceptional candidates
Posted: 2 days ago
South West
Venn Group
Rate: £400 - £600 Per Day
Posted: 5 days ago