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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 67 81 103
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +22
Contract jobs citing SOA 77 58 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.59% 1.89% 1.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.30% 2.46% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 34 29
Median daily rate £550 £500 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +53.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £381 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £665 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £36.25 £49.25
% change year-on-year
+24.13% -26.39%
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
2333 2357 2357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 78.42% 76.78% 79.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1517 1571 1569
Median daily rate £391 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.18% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £538 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 101 121
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £33.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £17.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +4 30 £563 +17.80% 4
Gloucestershire +10 15 £638 +15.90%
Bristol +1 13 £450 -10.00% 1
Somerset +2 4 £400 -38.46% 2
Dorset -6 3 £535 - 6
Devon - 3 £300 - 1
SOA
England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (37.82%) TOGAF
3 42 (35.29%) Microsoft
4 41 (34.45%) XML
5 39 (32.77%) Web Services
6 37 (31.09%) Security Cleared
7 34 (28.57%) REST
8 33 (27.73%) Oracle
9 30 (25.21%) Migration
10 28 (23.53%) SQL Server
11 25 (21.01%) XSD
11 25 (21.01%) WSDL
12 24 (20.17%) Zachman Framework
12 24 (20.17%) SC Cleared
12 24 (20.17%) MODAF
13 22 (18.49%) Java
14 21 (17.65%) ERP
14 21 (17.65%) Citrix
14 21 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
14 21 (17.65%) Data Migration
14 21 (17.65%) VMware
15 20 (16.81%) Xen
15 20 (16.81%) Jenkins
16 19 (15.97%) HL7
17 18 (15.13%) Finance
18 17 (14.29%) .NET
19 16 (13.45%) Windows
19 16 (13.45%) Data Modelling
19 16 (13.45%) Continuous Integration
20 15 (12.61%) Scrum

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 13 (10.92%) Confluence
2 8 (6.72%) CMS
2 8 (6.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 8 (6.72%) Tomcat
3 7 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (4.20%) WebSphere
5 4 (3.36%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (2.52%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.84%) Apache
7 1 (0.84%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.84%) Drupal
7 1 (0.84%) JBoss
7 1 (0.84%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.84%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.84%) Oracle BPEL
7 1 (0.84%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.84%) SAS
7 1 (0.84%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.84%) Umbraco
Applications
1 10 (8.40%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.84%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (7.56%) Oracle ASCP
1 9 (7.56%) Oracle EBS R12
2 8 (6.72%) Oracle ERP
3 7 (5.88%) Oracle SCM
4 2 (1.68%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (1.68%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 2 (1.68%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (1.68%) Teamcenter
5 1 (0.84%) BigMachines
5 1 (0.84%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.84%) Primavera
5 1 (0.84%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.84%) SAP hybris
5 1 (0.84%) SAP IS-U
5 1 (0.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (10.92%) GitHub
2 2 (1.68%) IBM SmartCloud
3 1 (0.84%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.84%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.88%) SAN
2 4 (3.36%) HTTP
3 3 (2.52%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.68%) Firewall
4 2 (1.68%) SSL
4 2 (1.68%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.84%) DHCP
5 1 (0.84%) DNS
5 1 (0.84%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.84%) Internet
5 1 (0.84%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.40%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (6.72%) Star Schema
4 7 (5.88%) Relational Database
4 7 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (5.04%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (3.36%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (2.52%) DB2
7 3 (2.52%) Oracle BI EE
7 3 (2.52%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.68%) Biml
8 2 (1.68%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.68%) Power BI
8 2 (1.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.84%) IBM InfoSphere
9 1 (0.84%) Informix
9 1 (0.84%) MySQL
9 1 (0.84%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.84%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.84%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 20 (16.81%) Jenkins
2 14 (11.76%) JIRA
3 13 (10.92%) Maven
4 7 (5.88%) Hudson
5 6 (5.04%) Rational DOORS
6 3 (2.52%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (1.68%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.68%) Subversion
7 2 (1.68%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.84%) Babel
8 1 (0.84%) JUnit
8 1 (0.84%) Moq
8 1 (0.84%) MSTest
8 1 (0.84%) NUnit
8 1 (0.84%) Rational Rose
8 1 (0.84%) Rhino Mocks
8 1 (0.84%) Selenium
General
1 18 (15.13%) Finance
2 5 (4.20%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.36%) Banking
3 4 (3.36%) Billing
4 3 (2.52%) Marketing
4 3 (2.52%) Retail
5 2 (1.68%) Advertising
5 2 (1.68%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.84%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 59 (49.58%) Architect
2 29 (24.37%) Developer
3 21 (17.65%) Solutions Architect
4 11 (9.24%) Java Developer
5 9 (7.56%) Enterprise Architect
6 8 (6.72%) .NET Developer
7 7 (5.88%) Data Architect
8 6 (5.04%) Infrastructure Architect
9 5 (4.20%) Applications Architect
9 5 (4.20%) Business Architect
9 5 (4.20%) Senior Developer
9 5 (4.20%) Technical Architect
10 4 (3.36%) Analyst
10 4 (3.36%) Ruby Developer
10 4 (3.36%) Senior Ruby Developer
11 3 (2.52%) Administrator
11 3 (2.52%) Consultant
11 3 (2.52%) Functional Consultant
11 3 (2.52%) Oracle Developer
11 3 (2.52%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (34.45%) XML
2 39 (32.77%) Web Services
3 34 (28.57%) REST
4 25 (21.01%) WSDL
4 25 (21.01%) XSD
5 17 (14.29%) .NET
6 12 (10.08%) HTML
6 12 (10.08%) Middleware
7 10 (8.40%) RESTful
8 8 (6.72%) .NET Framework
8 8 (6.72%) J2EE
8 8 (6.72%) Oracle Fusion
8 8 (6.72%) Spring
9 6 (5.04%) CSS
10 5 (4.20%) ASP.NET
10 5 (4.20%) SOAP
10 5 (4.20%) WebSphere MQ
11 4 (3.36%) AngularJS
11 4 (3.36%) Entity Framework
11 4 (3.36%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.76%) NHS
2 11 (9.24%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.88%) Private Cloud
4 4 (3.36%) Data Integration
5 3 (2.52%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.52%) Mainframe
5 3 (2.52%) User Experience
6 2 (1.68%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.68%) DataPower
6 2 (1.68%) iPad
7 1 (0.84%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.84%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.84%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.84%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.84%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.84%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.84%) PKI
7 1 (0.84%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 16 (13.45%) Windows
2 9 (7.56%) Windows Server
3 4 (3.36%) Linux
3 4 (3.36%) Unix
4 1 (0.84%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (37.82%) TOGAF
3 30 (25.21%) Migration
4 24 (20.17%) MODAF
4 24 (20.17%) Zachman Framework
5 21 (17.65%) Data Migration
5 21 (17.65%) ERP
6 16 (13.45%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (13.45%) Data Modelling
7 15 (12.61%) Scrum
8 14 (11.76%) OO
9 13 (10.92%) Content Management
9 13 (10.92%) CRM
9 13 (10.92%) MVC
10 12 (10.08%) UML
11 10 (8.40%) SDLC
11 10 (8.40%) Use Case
12 9 (7.56%) Data Architecture
12 9 (7.56%) Open Source
12 9 (7.56%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 22 (18.49%) Java
2 12 (10.08%) SQL
3 11 (9.24%) JavaScript
4 10 (8.40%) C#
5 6 (5.04%) Ruby
6 5 (4.20%) C++
6 5 (4.20%) PL/SQL
6 5 (4.20%) PowerShell
7 4 (3.36%) PHP
8 3 (2.52%) C
8 3 (2.52%) Perl
8 3 (2.52%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.68%) Ada
9 2 (1.68%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.68%) Jython
9 2 (1.68%) Korn
9 2 (1.68%) VBScript
10 1 (0.84%) Python
10 1 (0.84%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (31.09%) Security Cleared
2 24 (20.17%) SC Cleared
3 8 (6.72%) MCSE
3 8 (6.72%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (5.88%) Degree
4 7 (5.88%) MCSA
4 7 (5.88%) MCSD
5 6 (5.04%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (4.20%) ISEB
7 4 (3.36%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.68%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (1.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.84%) CISSP
9 1 (0.84%) CREST Certified
9 1 (0.84%) GWAPT
9 1 (0.84%) OSCE
9 1 (0.84%) OSCP
9 1 (0.84%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (15.97%) HL7
2 2 (1.68%) COBIT
2 2 (1.68%) QA
3 1 (0.84%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.84%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 21 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (16.81%) Xen
3 14 (11.76%) Docker
4 8 (6.72%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.68%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.68%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.84%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (1.68%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (1.68%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.84%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 42 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 33 (27.73%) Oracle
3 21 (17.65%) Citrix
3 21 (17.65%) VMware
4 6 (5.04%) IBM
5 5 (4.20%) Siebel
6 4 (3.36%) Informatica
7 3 (2.52%) SAP
8 2 (1.68%) Apple
8 2 (1.68%) hybris
8 2 (1.68%) Siemens
8 2 (1.68%) Tableau
9 1 (0.84%) BEA
9 1 (0.84%) HP
9 1 (0.84%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.84%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.84%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.84%) VeriFone
9 1 (0.84%) webMethods
9 1 (0.84%) WorldPay
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