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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 52 74 48
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -26
Contract jobs citing SOA 40 13 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 2.83% 1.04% 3.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.58% 1.40% 4.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 8 29
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£450 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £313 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £420 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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
1118 931 965
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 79.23% 74.24% 73.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 620 496 483
Average daily rate £400 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £262 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 33 66
Average hourly rate £45.00 £21.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+114.28% -44.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £11.25 £17.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £90.00 £175.00 £48.92
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 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
Leatherhead - 10 £450 -
Staines - 6 £467 -
Guildford -5 1 £375 +0.67% 2
Egham - 1 £413 -
Epsom - - - -
Camberley - - - -
Dorking - - - -
Walton-on-Thames - - - -
Weybridge - - - -
Redhill - - - -
Reigate - - - -
SOA
South East

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (32.91%) .NET
2 23 (29.11%) JavaScript
3 22 (27.85%) C#
3 22 (27.85%) ASP.NET
4 19 (24.05%) XML
4 19 (24.05%) SC Cleared
4 19 (24.05%) Security Cleared
5 18 (22.78%) CSS
5 18 (22.78%) Oracle
5 18 (22.78%) SharePoint
6 16 (20.25%) jQuery
7 15 (18.99%) SharePoint 2010
7 15 (18.99%) SQL
7 15 (18.99%) Web Services
8 13 (16.46%) UNIX
8 13 (16.46%) Java
8 13 (16.46%) Visual Studio
8 13 (16.46%) REST
9 12 (15.19%) AngularJS
9 12 (15.19%) WCF
9 12 (15.19%) PowerShell
9 12 (15.19%) Workflow
10 11 (13.92%) Scrum
10 11 (13.92%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (12.66%) Software Engineering
11 10 (12.66%) Oracle Database
11 10 (12.66%) Publishing
11 10 (12.66%) CRM
12 9 (11.39%) Data Modelling
12 9 (11.39%) WebLogic

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 18 (22.78%) SharePoint
2 15 (18.99%) SharePoint 2010
3 9 (11.39%) WebLogic
3 9 (11.39%) Node.js
4 7 (8.86%) Mule
4 7 (8.86%) GlassFish
4 7 (8.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (3.80%) TIBCO EMS
6 2 (2.53%) Adobe CQ
7 1 (1.27%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.27%) Tuxedo
7 1 (1.27%) IIS
7 1 (1.27%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (1.27%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.27%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (1.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (5.06%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.53%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.53%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (1.27%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.53%) SaaS
1 2 (2.53%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.53%) NAS
1 2 (2.53%) Internet
1 2 (2.53%) SAN
2 1 (1.27%) CDMA
2 1 (1.27%) GPRS
2 1 (1.27%) GSM
2 1 (1.27%) UMTS
2 1 (1.27%) FTP
2 1 (1.27%) HTTP
2 1 (1.27%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.27%) SSL
2 1 (1.27%) DMZ
2 1 (1.27%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.66%) Oracle Database
2 7 (8.86%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (7.59%) SQL Server
3 6 (7.59%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (3.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (3.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (3.80%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.53%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (16.46%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.80%) NUnit
3 2 (2.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.53%) QARun
3 2 (2.53%) Maven
3 2 (2.53%) Subversion
3 2 (2.53%) TestDirector
3 2 (2.53%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (2.53%) Toad
3 2 (2.53%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.27%) Jasmine
General
1 10 (12.66%) Publishing
2 5 (6.33%) Finance
3 2 (2.53%) Marketing
4 1 (1.27%) Banking
4 1 (1.27%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.27%) Games
Job Titles
1 45 (56.96%) Developer
2 18 (22.78%) SharePoint Developer
3 13 (16.46%) Architect
4 11 (13.92%) Senior Developer
4 11 (13.92%) Senior SharePoint Developer
5 9 (11.39%) JavaScript Developer
6 7 (8.86%) UNIX Engineer
7 6 (7.59%) Designer
8 5 (6.33%) .NET Developer
8 5 (6.33%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (3.80%) Tester
9 3 (3.80%) Senior Tester
9 3 (3.80%) ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (3.80%) C# Developer
9 3 (3.80%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (3.80%) Middleware Engineer
9 3 (3.80%) SOA Architect
9 3 (3.80%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (2.53%) Salesforce.com Developer
10 2 (2.53%) Systems Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (32.91%) .NET
2 22 (27.85%) ASP.NET
3 19 (24.05%) XML
4 18 (22.78%) CSS
5 16 (20.25%) jQuery
6 15 (18.99%) Web Services
7 13 (16.46%) REST
8 12 (15.19%) AngularJS
8 12 (15.19%) WCF
9 9 (11.39%) RESTful
10 8 (10.13%) Ajax
11 7 (8.86%) J2EE
11 7 (8.86%) HTML
11 7 (8.86%) Middleware
12 6 (7.59%) Oracle ADF
12 6 (7.59%) SOAP
13 5 (6.33%) XSD
13 5 (6.33%) Oracle Fusion
14 4 (5.06%) .NET Framework
14 4 (5.06%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.13%) Visualisation
2 4 (5.06%) Taxonomies
2 4 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.80%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.53%) Open Source
4 2 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.27%) Social Media
5 1 (1.27%) DataPower
5 1 (1.27%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 13 (16.46%) UNIX
2 7 (8.86%) Solaris
3 6 (7.59%) Windows
4 1 (1.27%) Linux
4 1 (1.27%) AIX
4 1 (1.27%) SUSE
4 1 (1.27%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (15.19%) Workflow
2 11 (13.92%) Scrum
2 11 (13.92%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (12.66%) Software Engineering
3 10 (12.66%) CRM
4 9 (11.39%) Data Modelling
4 9 (11.39%) Pair Programming
5 8 (10.13%) Unit Testing
5 8 (10.13%) Enterprise Architecture
5 8 (10.13%) Process Management
6 7 (8.86%) OO
6 7 (8.86%) ITIL
7 6 (7.59%) Risk Assessment
7 6 (7.59%) EAI
8 5 (6.33%) OOA/OOD
8 5 (6.33%) Validation
8 5 (6.33%) TOGAF
8 5 (6.33%) Data Architecture
9 4 (5.06%) UML
10 3 (3.80%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 23 (29.11%) JavaScript
2 22 (27.85%) C#
3 15 (18.99%) SQL
4 13 (16.46%) Java
5 12 (15.19%) PowerShell
6 6 (7.59%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.27%) Python
7 1 (1.27%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.27%) C++
7 1 (1.27%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 19 (24.05%) SC Cleared
1 19 (24.05%) Security Cleared
2 6 (7.59%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (2.53%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (2.53%) ISEB
4 1 (1.27%) PMP
4 1 (1.27%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.53%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.53%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.27%) Netcool
2 1 (1.27%) OPNET
Vendors
1 18 (22.78%) Oracle
2 8 (10.13%) Microsoft
3 7 (8.86%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (5.06%) Informatica
4 4 (5.06%) SAP
5 3 (3.80%) TIBCO
6 2 (2.53%) Adobe
7 1 (1.27%) IBM
7 1 (1.27%) BMC
7 1 (1.27%) Cognizant
7 1 (1.27%) Citrix
7 1 (1.27%) Software AG
7 1 (1.27%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.27%) webMethods
7 1 (1.27%) Remedy
7 1 (1.27%) NetCracker
7 1 (1.27%) Cadence
7 1 (1.27%) Cramer
7 1 (1.27%) Greenplum