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 20 October 2014 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 52 41 57
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +16
Contract jobs citing SOA 44 53 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 2.96% 3.98% 2.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.09% 5.34% 3.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 35 21
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£360 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £335 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £393 £413
% change year-on-year
+14.64% -4.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £29.50 £33.43
% change year-on-year
+61.01% -11.75%
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
1077 992 929
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 72.43% 74.42% 70.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 605 632 492
Average daily rate £400 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 33 47
Average hourly rate £45.00 £36.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.28% -14.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £14.00 £15.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOA across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

SOA Daily Rate Histogram 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 20 October 2014. 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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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
Leatherhead -8 6 £450 +28.57%
Staines - 4 £400 - 3
Guildford -8 2 £385 -23.00%
Dorking - 1 £400 -
Egham - - - -
Caterham - - - -
Cobham - - - -
Walton-on-Thames - - - - 1
Woking - - - -
Redhill - - - -
SOA
South East

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 31 (48.44%) Oracle
2 18 (28.13%) UNIX
3 14 (21.88%) WebLogic
4 13 (20.31%) SQL
5 12 (18.75%) Solaris
5 12 (18.75%) XML
5 12 (18.75%) GlassFish
5 12 (18.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 11 (17.19%) REST
6 11 (17.19%) Oracle Database
6 11 (17.19%) OO
6 11 (17.19%) EAI
7 10 (15.63%) J2EE
7 10 (15.63%) Java
7 10 (15.63%) Middleware
8 9 (14.06%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (14.06%) Scrum
8 9 (14.06%) Enterprise Architecture
8 9 (14.06%) JavaScript
8 9 (14.06%) Web Services
8 9 (14.06%) Data Modelling
8 9 (14.06%) CRM
8 9 (14.06%) AngularJS
9 8 (12.50%) Node.js
9 8 (12.50%) RESTful
9 8 (12.50%) PL/SQL
9 8 (12.50%) Software Engineering
9 8 (12.50%) Pair Programming
9 8 (12.50%) Finance
10 7 (10.94%) Salesforce.com

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 14 (21.88%) WebLogic
2 12 (18.75%) GlassFish
2 12 (18.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 8 (12.50%) Node.js
4 5 (7.81%) Mule
5 4 (6.25%) WebSphere
6 3 (4.69%) JBoss
6 3 (4.69%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.56%) FileNet
7 1 (1.56%) IIS
7 1 (1.56%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 3 (4.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.69%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (3.13%) SAP BPC
2 2 (3.13%) SAP FI
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.81%) CDMA
1 5 (7.81%) GPRS
1 5 (7.81%) GSM
1 5 (7.81%) UMTS
2 2 (3.13%) SAN
2 2 (3.13%) NAS
3 1 (1.56%) DMZ
3 1 (1.56%) Internet
3 1 (1.56%) SSH
3 1 (1.56%) FTP
3 1 (1.56%) HTTP
3 1 (1.56%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (17.19%) Oracle Database
2 6 (9.38%) Oracle Database 11g
2 6 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.38%) Oracle Database 10g
3 5 (7.81%) NoSQL
4 4 (6.25%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (4.69%) Toad
1 3 (4.69%) TestDirector
1 3 (4.69%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (4.69%) QARun
2 2 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.13%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (3.13%) Maven
3 1 (1.56%) JIRA
3 1 (1.56%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.56%) NUnit
General
1 8 (12.50%) Finance
2 6 (9.38%) Billing
3 5 (7.81%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.56%) Marketing
4 1 (1.56%) Legal
4 1 (1.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (40.63%) Developer
2 12 (18.75%) UNIX Engineer
3 9 (14.06%) Architect
4 8 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
5 7 (10.94%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (7.81%) Senior Developer
6 5 (7.81%) Tester
6 5 (7.81%) OSS Architect
6 5 (7.81%) Middleware Engineer
6 5 (7.81%) OSS Solutions Architect
7 4 (6.25%) Systems Tester
7 4 (6.25%) Senior Tester
8 3 (4.69%) .NET Developer
8 3 (4.69%) Analyst
8 3 (4.69%) Designer
8 3 (4.69%) Senior SharePoint Developer
8 3 (4.69%) SharePoint Developer
9 2 (3.13%) Salesforce.com Developer
9 2 (3.13%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
9 2 (3.13%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (18.75%) XML
2 11 (17.19%) REST
3 10 (15.63%) J2EE
3 10 (15.63%) Middleware
4 9 (14.06%) Web Services
4 9 (14.06%) AngularJS
5 8 (12.50%) RESTful
6 7 (10.94%) JMS
6 7 (10.94%) .NET
7 6 (9.38%) SOAP
7 6 (9.38%) Oracle ADF
8 5 (7.81%) XSD
9 4 (6.25%) MSMQ
9 4 (6.25%) SAP PI
9 4 (6.25%) Oracle Fusion
10 3 (4.69%) .NET Framework
11 2 (3.13%) HTML
11 2 (3.13%) Hibernate
11 2 (3.13%) WebSphere MQ
12 1 (1.56%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.69%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.56%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 18 (28.13%) UNIX
2 12 (18.75%) Solaris
3 5 (7.81%) Windows
4 1 (1.56%) AIX
4 1 (1.56%) Linux
4 1 (1.56%) SUSE
4 1 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (17.19%) OO
1 11 (17.19%) EAI
2 9 (14.06%) Data Modelling
2 9 (14.06%) CRM
2 9 (14.06%) Scrum
2 9 (14.06%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (14.06%) Enterprise Architecture
3 8 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 8 (12.50%) Pair Programming
4 6 (9.38%) Data Management
4 6 (9.38%) Unit Testing
4 6 (9.38%) OOA/OOD
4 6 (9.38%) Change Management
5 5 (7.81%) Validation
5 5 (7.81%) ITIL
5 5 (7.81%) PRINCE2
5 5 (7.81%) TOGAF
5 5 (7.81%) Project Management
5 5 (7.81%) Data Architecture
5 5 (7.81%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (20.31%) SQL
2 10 (15.63%) Java
3 9 (14.06%) JavaScript
4 8 (12.50%) PL/SQL
5 2 (3.13%) C#
6 1 (1.56%) C
6 1 (1.56%) Python
6 1 (1.56%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (7.81%) PMP
1 5 (7.81%) PMI Certification
2 4 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 4 (6.25%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.69%) ISEB
3 3 (4.69%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (3.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (3.13%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (1.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.69%) QA
2 2 (3.13%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.56%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 5 (7.81%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (4.69%) Netcool
2 3 (4.69%) OPNET
Vendors
1 31 (48.44%) Oracle
2 7 (10.94%) Salesforce.com
3 6 (9.38%) SAP
3 6 (9.38%) Microsoft
4 4 (6.25%) IBM
4 4 (6.25%) Informatica
5 3 (4.69%) Citrix
5 3 (4.69%) webMethods
5 3 (4.69%) Remedy
5 3 (4.69%) Cramer
5 3 (4.69%) NetCracker
5 3 (4.69%) Greenplum
5 3 (4.69%) BMC
6 2 (3.13%) Software AG
7 1 (1.56%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.56%) Adobe
7 1 (1.56%) Thunderhead