The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Surrey region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 72 64 44
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -20
Contract jobs citing SOA 22 20 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.46% 1.56% 3.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.97% 2.12% 5.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 35
Average daily rate £345 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.15% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £305 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £383 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.00 £34.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+35.29% +4.61%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1114 942 1194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 73.97% 73.31% 70.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 613 464 639
Average daily rate £380 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £575 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 50 69
Average hourly rate £27.50 £37.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +17.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.70 £15.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £53.00 £49.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
SOA
South East

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Guildford -2 3 £370 +2.06% 4
Reigate - 2 - -
Staines -2 1 - -
Godalming - 1 - -
Woking - 1 £400 -
Thames Ditton - - - -
Leatherhead - - - -
Redhill - - - - 2
Chertsey - - - -
Dorking - - - -
Egham - - - - 1
Farnham - - - -
SOA
South East

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 14 (33.33%) .NET
1 14 (33.33%) Web Services
2 12 (28.57%) C#
2 12 (28.57%) Java
2 12 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (28.57%) WCF
3 9 (21.43%) SQL
3 9 (21.43%) SQL Server
4 8 (19.05%) Oracle
4 8 (19.05%) Microsoft
4 8 (19.05%) Spring
4 8 (19.05%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 6 (14.29%) HTML
6 6 (14.29%) SOAP
6 6 (14.29%) XML
6 6 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (11.90%) REST
7 5 (11.90%) Finance
7 5 (11.90%) QA
7 5 (11.90%) XSLT
7 5 (11.90%) Windows
8 4 (9.52%) TestDirector
8 4 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (9.52%) UML
8 4 (9.52%) VBA
8 4 (9.52%) J2EE
8 4 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (9.52%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 3 (7.14%) Liferay
2 2 (4.76%) LiveCycle
2 2 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.38%) CMS
3 1 (2.38%) GlassFish
3 1 (2.38%) IIS
3 1 (2.38%) SAS
3 1 (2.38%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) Internet
2 1 (2.38%) SSH
2 1 (2.38%) FTP
2 1 (2.38%) HTTP
2 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 8 (19.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (4.76%) Oracle8/8i Database
4 2 (4.76%) Oracle9i Database
4 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.38%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.38%) Big Data
5 1 (2.38%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.38%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (9.52%) TestDirector
1 4 (9.52%) SoapUI
2 3 (7.14%) Eclipse
3 2 (4.76%) SpecFlow
3 2 (4.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (4.76%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (4.76%) Subversion
4 1 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (11.90%) Finance
2 4 (9.52%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.76%) Publishing
4 1 (2.38%) Banking
4 1 (2.38%) Billing
4 1 (2.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (38.10%) Developer
2 11 (26.19%) Architect
3 7 (16.67%) .NET Developer
4 6 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 6 (14.29%) Analyst
4 6 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (11.90%) Technical Architect
6 4 (9.52%) Consultant
6 4 (9.52%) Test Analyst
6 4 (9.52%) Java Developer
6 4 (9.52%) Designer
7 3 (7.14%) Senior Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Software Architect
8 2 (4.76%) Business Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Software Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Software Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Senior Software Architect
8 2 (4.76%) Java Consultant
8 2 (4.76%) Senior Architect
8 2 (4.76%) BizTalk Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (33.33%) .NET
1 14 (33.33%) Web Services
2 12 (28.57%) WCF
3 8 (19.05%) Spring
4 6 (14.29%) XML
4 6 (14.29%) HTML
4 6 (14.29%) SOAP
5 5 (11.90%) XSLT
5 5 (11.90%) REST
6 4 (9.52%) Silverlight
6 4 (9.52%) J2EE
7 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET
7 3 (7.14%) CSS
7 3 (7.14%) Middleware
7 3 (7.14%) JSF
7 3 (7.14%) WPF
7 3 (7.14%) Java EE
7 3 (7.14%) ICEfaces
7 3 (7.14%) HTML5
8 2 (4.76%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) Grid Computing
1 3 (7.14%) Open Source
1 3 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.76%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.38%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (2.38%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.38%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.90%) Windows
2 2 (4.76%) Linux
2 2 (4.76%) Windows NT
2 2 (4.76%) Windows XP
2 2 (4.76%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.38%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (9.52%) UML
2 4 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (9.52%) Scrum
2 4 (9.52%) Enterprise Architecture
2 4 (9.52%) Manual Testing
2 4 (9.52%) Data Transformation
3 3 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (7.14%) Web Development
3 3 (7.14%) Use Case
3 3 (7.14%) Software Architecture
3 3 (7.14%) MVVM
3 3 (7.14%) Waterfall
3 3 (7.14%) OO
3 3 (7.14%) CRM
3 3 (7.14%) Workflow
4 2 (4.76%) ITIL
4 2 (4.76%) OOD
4 2 (4.76%) TDD
4 2 (4.76%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (28.57%) C#
1 12 (28.57%) Java
2 9 (21.43%) SQL
3 7 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 4 (9.52%) VBA
5 3 (7.14%) XAML
5 3 (7.14%) PL/SQL
6 2 (4.76%) ActionScript
6 2 (4.76%) ActionScript 3.0
6 2 (4.76%) ActionScript 2.0
7 1 (2.38%) Ruby
7 1 (2.38%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.90%) QA
2 1 (2.38%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (19.05%) Microsoft
1 8 (19.05%) Oracle
2 3 (7.14%) GigaSpaces
3 2 (4.76%) Adobe
3 2 (4.76%) HP
4 1 (2.38%) Software AG
4 1 (2.38%) webMethods
4 1 (2.38%) SAP
4 1 (2.38%) JBoss
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