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 28 April 2015 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 25 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SOA 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 0.92% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.23% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £431 £411 £379
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +8.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.43 £49.25 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-21.97% +44.85%
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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
81 50 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 74.31% 71.43% 77.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 15 44
Average daily rate £420 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £481 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £14.50 - £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -3.12%

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 28 April 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) Spring
2 4 (80.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) J2EE
2 4 (80.00%) Web Services
2 4 (80.00%) Eclipse
3 3 (60.00%) Subversion
3 3 (60.00%) OOA/OOD
3 3 (60.00%) OO
3 3 (60.00%) WebLogic
4 2 (40.00%) Struts
4 2 (40.00%) Ant
4 2 (40.00%) XML
4 2 (40.00%) XSLT
4 2 (40.00%) UML
4 2 (40.00%) MVC
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (40.00%) Maven
4 2 (40.00%) Spring MVC
4 2 (40.00%) V-Model
4 2 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (20.00%) Mule
5 1 (20.00%) Reference Data
5 1 (20.00%) Spring Integration
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (20.00%) jQuery
5 1 (20.00%) SharePoint Server

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 3 (60.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (20.00%) Mule
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Eclipse
2 3 (60.00%) Subversion
3 2 (40.00%) Maven
3 2 (40.00%) Ant
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
1 4 (80.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) Spring
2 4 (80.00%) Web Services
2 4 (80.00%) J2EE
3 2 (40.00%) Struts
3 2 (40.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) XSLT
3 2 (40.00%) Spring MVC
4 1 (20.00%) jQuery
4 1 (20.00%) Spring Integration
4 1 (20.00%) Middleware
4 1 (20.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) OOA/OOD
1 3 (60.00%) OO
2 2 (40.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (40.00%) V-Model
2 2 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (40.00%) UML
3 1 (20.00%) Data Management
3 1 (20.00%) Zachman Framework
3 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (20.00%) Validation
3 1 (20.00%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Python
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) TIBCO
1 1 (20.00%) GoldenSource