The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stirling region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 14 17 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing SOA 1 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 2.04% 4.60% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.63% 5.56% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate £340 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.44% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £451 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.22% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £35.00 £35.35
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -0.99%
SOA
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Stirling region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Stirling
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
38 72 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 77.55% 82.76% 92.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 36 11
Average daily rate £340 £420 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.04% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £386 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £465 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SOA across the Stirling region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

SOA
Daily Rate Trend in Stirling

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SOA across the Stirling region.

SOA Daily Rate Trend in Stirling

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Stirling 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 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (50.00%) SDLC
3 2 (33.33%) Pega
3 2 (33.33%) KYC
3 2 (33.33%) IBM
3 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (33.33%) Middleware
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) Web Services
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
4 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (16.67%) QA
4 1 (16.67%) Banking
4 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) Process Management
4 1 (16.67%) Back Office
4 1 (16.67%) Workflow
4 1 (16.67%) XML
4 1 (16.67%) UML
4 1 (16.67%) WebLogic
4 1 (16.67%) MS Office
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Stirling 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 1 (16.67%) WebLogic
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Back Office
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Designer
2 2 (33.33%) SOA Architect
2 2 (33.33%) SOA Designer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Java Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Designer
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Middleware
1 2 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Reference Data
1 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 3 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) KYC
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Coaching
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Data Mapping
3 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Line Management
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) Release Management
3 1 (16.67%) Software Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) UML
3 1 (16.67%) Use Case
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Data Quality
1 1 (16.67%) Dodd-Frank
1 1 (16.67%) EMIR
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) IBM
1 2 (33.33%) Pega
2 1 (16.67%) Informatica
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle