The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 37 35 35
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing SOA 8 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 1.86% 1.23% 1.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.42% 1.83% 2.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 6
Average daily rate
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£495 £377 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.21% +4.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £375 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £379 £439
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £29.50 £32.10
% change year-on-year
+27.11% -8.09%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Swindon region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
331 219 275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 77.16% 67.18% 72.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 172 193
Average daily rate £430 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 7
Average hourly rate £22.69 £11.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+106.27% -48.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.00 £20.20 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

SOA
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

SOA Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

SOA
Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOA across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

SOA Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 5 (50.00%) UML
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle
2 4 (40.00%) Data Modelling
2 4 (40.00%) Data Governance
3 3 (30.00%) Data Architecture
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) Finance
4 2 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (20.00%) Maven
4 2 (20.00%) Data Management
4 2 (20.00%) Information Management
4 2 (20.00%) Spring
4 2 (20.00%) Security Architecture
4 2 (20.00%) Network Architecture
4 2 (20.00%) JUnit
4 2 (20.00%) Web Services
4 2 (20.00%) Eclipse
4 2 (20.00%) IBM
4 2 (20.00%) Hyperion
4 2 (20.00%) Java
4 2 (20.00%) SQL
4 2 (20.00%) J2EE
4 2 (20.00%) PeopleSoft
4 2 (20.00%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (10.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
5 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
5 1 (10.00%) Jaspersoft

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 1 (10.00%) Apache
1 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (10.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Service Bus
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (10.00%) MySQL
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Maven
1 2 (20.00%) JUnit
1 2 (20.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (10.00%) Ant
2 1 (10.00%) Mockito
2 1 (10.00%) Subversion
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Data Modeller
2 3 (30.00%) Architect
2 3 (30.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Team Leader
4 1 (10.00%) Lead Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Spring
1 2 (20.00%) Web Services
1 2 (20.00%) J2EE
2 1 (10.00%) Facelets
2 1 (10.00%) CSS
2 1 (10.00%) JDBC
2 1 (10.00%) JSP
2 1 (10.00%) Servlets
2 1 (10.00%) SOAP
2 1 (10.00%) Struts
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) SAML
2 1 (10.00%) XML
2 1 (10.00%) XSLT
2 1 (10.00%) REST
2 1 (10.00%) JSF
2 1 (10.00%) Ajax
2 1 (10.00%) Spring MVC
2 1 (10.00%) Spring Web Flow
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) UNIX
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) UML
2 4 (40.00%) Data Modelling
2 4 (40.00%) Data Governance
3 3 (30.00%) Data Architecture
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (20.00%) Data Management
4 2 (20.00%) Information Management
4 2 (20.00%) Security Architecture
4 2 (20.00%) Network Architecture
5 1 (10.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
5 1 (10.00%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (10.00%) DSDM
5 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (10.00%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (10.00%) Web Development
5 1 (10.00%) Use Case
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (10.00%) Kanban
5 1 (10.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Java
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (10.00%) C#
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) IBM
2 2 (20.00%) Hyperion
2 2 (20.00%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (10.00%) Jaspersoft
3 1 (10.00%) SAP
3 1 (10.00%) JBoss