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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 31 34 30
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Contract jobs citing SOA 17 4 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 3.76% 1.24% 3.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.62% 1.63% 5.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 4 14
Average daily rate
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£520 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £319 £418
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £376 £450
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 £47.50 £34.50 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+37.68% +0.72%
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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
368 246 289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 81.42% 76.16% 76.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 188 246
Average daily rate £450 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £520 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 8
Average hourly rate £22.69 £22.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.84% +55.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £22.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 2014.

SOA Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 12 (48.00%) Finance
2 10 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (36.00%) UML
4 6 (24.00%) CMS
4 6 (24.00%) Data Management
4 6 (24.00%) IBM InfoSphere
5 5 (20.00%) Data Architecture
5 5 (20.00%) IBM
5 5 (20.00%) Data Modelling
5 5 (20.00%) SAP
6 4 (16.00%) J2EE
6 4 (16.00%) Data Governance
6 4 (16.00%) TOGAF
6 4 (16.00%) Business Analysis
6 4 (16.00%) Knowledge Management
6 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
7 3 (12.00%) Korn
7 3 (12.00%) WebSphere
7 3 (12.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 3 (12.00%) Line Management
7 3 (12.00%) Software Engineering
7 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (12.00%) WebSphere MQ
7 3 (12.00%) N-Tier
7 3 (12.00%) Project Management
7 3 (12.00%) Banking
7 3 (12.00%) Jython
7 3 (12.00%) Oracle
7 3 (12.00%) DB2

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 6 (24.00%) CMS
2 3 (12.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.00%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (4.00%) WebSphere Process Server
3 1 (4.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (4.00%) JBoss
3 1 (4.00%) Apache
3 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) SSL
2 1 (4.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) IBM InfoSphere
2 3 (12.00%) DB2
3 1 (4.00%) Big Data
3 1 (4.00%) MySQL
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) JUnit
1 1 (4.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (4.00%) Subversion
1 1 (4.00%) Maven
General
1 12 (48.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Banking
2 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) Architect
2 10 (40.00%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (20.00%) Data Modeller
3 5 (20.00%) Applications Architect
4 4 (16.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
4 4 (16.00%) Technical Architect
5 3 (12.00%) Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Technical Leader
6 2 (8.00%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (8.00%) .NET Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Administrator
7 1 (4.00%) Java Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Data Architect
7 1 (4.00%) WebSphere Administrator
7 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Architect
7 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Applications Architect
7 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) J2EE
2 3 (12.00%) Web Services
2 3 (12.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (12.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 2 (8.00%) .NET
3 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (8.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (4.00%) Spring MVC
4 1 (4.00%) Spring Web Flow
4 1 (4.00%) CSS
4 1 (4.00%) JDBC
4 1 (4.00%) JSP
4 1 (4.00%) Servlets
4 1 (4.00%) Struts
4 1 (4.00%) HTML
4 1 (4.00%) XSLT
4 1 (4.00%) jQuery
4 1 (4.00%) JPA
4 1 (4.00%) Facelets
4 1 (4.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.00%) N-Tier
3 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) UNIX
1 3 (12.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (36.00%) UML
3 6 (24.00%) Data Management
4 5 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 5 (20.00%) Data Architecture
5 4 (16.00%) Data Governance
5 4 (16.00%) Business Analysis
5 4 (16.00%) Knowledge Management
5 4 (16.00%) TOGAF
6 3 (12.00%) Software Engineering
6 3 (12.00%) Project Management
6 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2
6 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (12.00%) Line Management
7 2 (8.00%) Security Architecture
7 2 (8.00%) Network Architecture
7 2 (8.00%) E-Commerce
7 2 (8.00%) B2C
7 2 (8.00%) Information Management
7 2 (8.00%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) Jython
1 3 (12.00%) Korn
2 2 (8.00%) C#
3 1 (4.00%) Java
3 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) SAP
1 5 (20.00%) IBM
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle
3 2 (8.00%) PeopleSoft
3 2 (8.00%) Siebel
3 2 (8.00%) Hyperion
4 1 (4.00%) Jaspersoft
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