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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 61 67 49
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -18
Contract jobs citing SOA 30 22 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 2.26% 1.74% 3.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.95% 2.31% 4.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 9
Average daily rate
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£431 £380 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.48% -1.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £299 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £780 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £435 £390
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +18.64%
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
1018 951 892
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 76.66% 75.18% 72.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 588 579 477
Average daily rate £410 £385 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.49% -0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £520 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 29 49
Average hourly rate £42.50 £46.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.60% +24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £19.00 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.50 £59.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

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 29 July 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
Staines +1 4 - -
Cobham - 3 - -
Guildford -3 2 - - 2
Camberley - 1 - - 1
Thames Ditton - 1 - -
Weybridge - 1 £500 -
SOA
South East

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 23 (47.92%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (41.67%) C#
2 20 (41.67%) SQL Server
3 17 (35.42%) SQL
4 16 (33.33%) .NET
4 16 (33.33%) Oracle
5 15 (31.25%) JavaScript
6 14 (29.17%) CSS
7 13 (27.08%) ASP.NET
7 13 (27.08%) HTML
7 13 (27.08%) Relational Database
8 12 (25.00%) HTML5
8 12 (25.00%) Java
8 12 (25.00%) Web Services
9 11 (22.92%) SOAP
9 11 (22.92%) Technical Architecture
10 10 (20.83%) XACML
10 10 (20.83%) Apache Thrift
10 10 (20.83%) REST
10 10 (20.83%) AngularJS
10 10 (20.83%) Jenkins
10 10 (20.83%) Python
11 9 (18.75%) Selenium
12 8 (16.67%) jQuery
12 8 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8 (16.67%) Linux
12 8 (16.67%) Microsoft
13 7 (14.58%) CRM
13 7 (14.58%) JUnit
14 6 (12.50%) MVC

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 3 (6.25%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.17%) JBoss
2 2 (4.17%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.17%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.08%) Node.js
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.08%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.08%) Apache
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (2.08%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (10.42%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (4.17%) SAP CRM
2 2 (4.17%) SAP IS-U
2 2 (4.17%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (8.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) HTTP
1 1 (2.08%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 13 (27.08%) Relational Database
3 6 (12.50%) Hadoop
3 6 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (10.42%) Data Mining
5 4 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (8.33%) Oracle Database
6 3 (6.25%) MySQL
7 2 (4.17%) DB2
8 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (2.08%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 10 (20.83%) Jenkins
2 9 (18.75%) Selenium
3 7 (14.58%) JUnit
4 6 (12.50%) Fiddler
4 6 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 6 (12.50%) SoapUI
5 5 (10.42%) Eclipse
5 5 (10.42%) LoadUI
5 5 (10.42%) VisualVM
5 5 (10.42%) YourKit
5 5 (10.42%) Maven
5 5 (10.42%) ANTLR
6 3 (6.25%) WebDriver
6 3 (6.25%) Visual Studio
7 2 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (4.17%) Sahi
7 2 (4.17%) JMeter
7 2 (4.17%) JProfiler
8 1 (2.08%) LoadRunner
8 1 (2.08%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 6 (12.50%) Banking
1 6 (12.50%) Investment Banking
2 3 (6.25%) Finance
3 2 (4.17%) Publishing
3 2 (4.17%) Games
3 2 (4.17%) Retail
4 1 (2.08%) Billing
4 1 (2.08%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 24 (50.00%) Developer
2 8 (16.67%) Analyst
3 7 (14.58%) Senior Developer
4 6 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (12.50%) Architect
4 6 (12.50%) .NET Developer
5 5 (10.42%) C# Developer
5 5 (10.42%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (10.42%) Designer
5 5 (10.42%) Java Developer
5 5 (10.42%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (8.33%) Cloud Developer
6 4 (8.33%) Programmer
7 3 (6.25%) Analyst Programmer
7 3 (6.25%) Developer Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) QA Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) Technical Leader
8 2 (4.17%) Lead Test Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) Team Leader
8 2 (4.17%) Senior SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (33.33%) .NET
2 14 (29.17%) CSS
3 13 (27.08%) HTML
3 13 (27.08%) ASP.NET
4 12 (25.00%) Web Services
4 12 (25.00%) HTML5
5 11 (22.92%) SOAP
6 10 (20.83%) REST
6 10 (20.83%) XACML
6 10 (20.83%) AngularJS
6 10 (20.83%) Apache Thrift
7 8 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (16.67%) jQuery
8 6 (12.50%) .NET Framework
8 6 (12.50%) RESTful
8 6 (12.50%) CSS3
9 5 (10.42%) Silverlight
9 5 (10.42%) Drools
9 5 (10.42%) XML
9 5 (10.42%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.42%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.17%) User Experience
3 2 (4.17%) Public Cloud
3 2 (4.17%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.08%) Web 2.0
4 1 (2.08%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.67%) Linux
2 4 (8.33%) Windows
3 3 (6.25%) UNIX
4 2 (4.17%) AIX
5 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (47.92%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (22.92%) Technical Architecture
3 7 (14.58%) CRM
4 6 (12.50%) MVC
4 6 (12.50%) TDD
4 6 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (12.50%) MapReduce
5 5 (10.42%) Multithreading
5 5 (10.42%) BPMN
5 5 (10.42%) Low Latency
5 5 (10.42%) Information Security
5 5 (10.42%) Code Coverage
6 4 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (8.33%) ITIL
6 4 (8.33%) Risk Assessment
6 4 (8.33%) Automated Testing
6 4 (8.33%) SDLC
7 3 (6.25%) Mentoring
7 3 (6.25%) Document Management
7 3 (6.25%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 20 (41.67%) C#
2 17 (35.42%) SQL
3 15 (31.25%) JavaScript
4 12 (25.00%) Java
5 10 (20.83%) Python
6 3 (6.25%) PL/SQL
7 2 (4.17%) C++
7 2 (4.17%) Shell Script
7 2 (4.17%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.08%) VB6
8 1 (2.08%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.08%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.08%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) QA
2 2 (4.17%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (4.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) Tivoli
1 2 (4.17%) SCCM
1 2 (4.17%) SCOM
2 1 (2.08%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.08%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 16 (33.33%) Oracle
2 8 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (10.42%) TIBCO
3 5 (10.42%) Telerik
4 3 (6.25%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.17%) Citrix
5 2 (4.17%) webMethods
5 2 (4.17%) SAP
5 2 (4.17%) IBM
5 2 (4.17%) Cadence
6 1 (2.08%) Red Gate
6 1 (2.08%) HP
6 1 (2.08%) McAfee