The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey 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 72 72 59
Rank change year-on-year
0 -13
Contract jobs citing SOA 18 22 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.32% 1.52% 1.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.74% 2.03% 2.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 13 16
Average daily rate
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£425 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £275 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £400 £388
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%
SOA
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1037 1086 934
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 75.86% 75.16% 73.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 576 602 469
Average daily rate £400 £380 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £258 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 52 51
Average hourly rate £41.50 £27.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.70% -28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.85 £15.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £52.50 £53.00
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 Surrey

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

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

SOA
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

SOA Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

SOA
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SOA across the Surrey region.

SOA Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

SOA
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Guildford +4 4 £375 +1.35%
Leatherhead - 2 £450 -
Woking +17 1 - -
Redhill - 1 £400 - 1
Weybridge - 1 - -
SOA
South East

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 26 (44.83%) .NET
2 23 (39.66%) ASP.NET
2 23 (39.66%) C#
3 20 (34.48%) JavaScript
4 19 (32.76%) CSS
5 18 (31.03%) Security Cleared
6 17 (29.31%) SC Cleared
6 17 (29.31%) jQuery
6 17 (29.31%) SharePoint 2010
6 17 (29.31%) SharePoint
7 14 (24.14%) Visual Studio
7 14 (24.14%) WCF
7 14 (24.14%) PowerShell
8 13 (22.41%) XML
8 13 (22.41%) Workflow
9 12 (20.69%) Publishing
10 11 (18.97%) Java
11 10 (17.24%) Process Management
11 10 (17.24%) Ajax
11 10 (17.24%) Visualisation
12 9 (15.52%) REST
12 9 (15.52%) SQL
12 9 (15.52%) CRM
13 8 (13.79%) Web Services
13 8 (13.79%) Software Engineering
13 8 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
14 7 (12.07%) Oracle
14 7 (12.07%) AngularJS
15 6 (10.34%) SQL Server
15 6 (10.34%) J2EE

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 17 (29.31%) SharePoint
1 17 (29.31%) SharePoint 2010
2 5 (8.62%) Node.js
3 3 (5.17%) WebLogic
4 2 (3.45%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (3.45%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.45%) Mule
4 2 (3.45%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (3.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (3.45%) Mule ESB
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.72%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (1.72%) JBoss
5 1 (1.72%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.72%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 2 (3.45%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.45%) MS Visio
1 2 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.45%) SaaS
1 2 (3.45%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.72%) DNS
1 1 (1.72%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.62%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (8.62%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.45%) MySQL
3 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.72%) DB2
4 1 (1.72%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (24.14%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.45%) NUnit
2 2 (3.45%) Subversion
2 2 (3.45%) Maven
3 1 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.72%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (1.72%) Jasmine
General
1 12 (20.69%) Publishing
2 3 (5.17%) Games
2 3 (5.17%) Finance
3 2 (3.45%) Marketing
4 1 (1.72%) Banking
4 1 (1.72%) Retail
4 1 (1.72%) Billing
Job Titles
1 31 (53.45%) Developer
2 17 (29.31%) SharePoint Developer
3 15 (25.86%) Architect
4 10 (17.24%) Senior Developer
4 10 (17.24%) Senior SharePoint Developer
5 7 (12.07%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (8.62%) JavaScript Developer
6 5 (8.62%) Analyst
7 4 (6.90%) Programmer
7 4 (6.90%) Designer
8 3 (5.17%) SOA Architect
8 3 (5.17%) Analyst Programmer
8 3 (5.17%) Developer Analyst
9 2 (3.45%) Senior Business Analyst
9 2 (3.45%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (3.45%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (3.45%) Consultant
9 2 (3.45%) Data Architect
9 2 (3.45%) Business Analyst
9 2 (3.45%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (44.83%) .NET
2 23 (39.66%) ASP.NET
3 19 (32.76%) CSS
4 17 (29.31%) jQuery
5 14 (24.14%) WCF
6 13 (22.41%) XML
7 10 (17.24%) Ajax
8 9 (15.52%) REST
9 8 (13.79%) Web Services
10 7 (12.07%) AngularJS
11 6 (10.34%) SOAP
11 6 (10.34%) J2EE
12 5 (8.62%) HTML
12 5 (8.62%) Middleware
12 5 (8.62%) RESTful
13 4 (6.90%) Oracle Fusion
13 4 (6.90%) HTML5
14 3 (5.17%) TIBCO EMS
14 3 (5.17%) JSP
15 2 (3.45%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.24%) Visualisation
2 4 (6.90%) Taxonomies
3 2 (3.45%) Open Source
3 2 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.72%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (1.72%) Social Media
4 1 (1.72%) FMCG
4 1 (1.72%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.72%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.17%) UNIX
1 3 (5.17%) Windows
2 2 (3.45%) Linux
3 1 (1.72%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.41%) Workflow
2 10 (17.24%) Process Management
3 9 (15.52%) CRM
4 8 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (13.79%) Software Engineering
5 6 (10.34%) UML
6 5 (8.62%) Pair Programming
6 5 (8.62%) TOGAF
6 5 (8.62%) Scrum
6 5 (8.62%) Risk Assessment
7 4 (6.90%) TDD
7 4 (6.90%) Document Management
7 4 (6.90%) ITIL
7 4 (6.90%) ERP
7 4 (6.90%) Data Modelling
7 4 (6.90%) BDD
8 3 (5.17%) Game Development
8 3 (5.17%) Unit Testing
8 3 (5.17%) Manual Testing
8 3 (5.17%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 23 (39.66%) C#
2 20 (34.48%) JavaScript
3 14 (24.14%) PowerShell
4 11 (18.97%) Java
5 9 (15.52%) SQL
6 3 (5.17%) PL/SQL
6 3 (5.17%) C++
7 1 (1.72%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.72%) VB
7 1 (1.72%) VB6
Qualifications
1 18 (31.03%) Security Cleared
2 17 (29.31%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.17%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.72%) Degree
4 1 (1.72%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.72%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (3.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.45%) CloudHub
2 1 (1.72%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.72%) SCCM
2 1 (1.72%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (12.07%) Oracle
2 4 (6.90%) SAP
3 3 (5.17%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.17%) TIBCO
3 3 (5.17%) Cadence
4 2 (3.45%) MuleSoft
4 2 (3.45%) Adobe
4 2 (3.45%) Red Hat
4 2 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.72%) IBM
5 1 (1.72%) Citrix
5 1 (1.72%) Cognizant
5 1 (1.72%) webMethods
5 1 (1.72%) McAfee