The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 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 Swindon 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 40 34 27
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -7
Contract jobs citing SOA 9 4 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 2.03% 1.48% 3.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.59% 1.86% 5.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 11
Average daily rate £380 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.58% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £408 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £423 £390 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -2.50%
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
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
347 215 256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 78.15% 79.63% 69.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 176 189
Average daily rate £413 £423 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.36% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 6
Average hourly rate £23.00 £13.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.37% +12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
SOA
Wiltshire

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 18 April 2014.

SOA Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 8 (61.54%) Finance
2 7 (53.85%) PL/SQL
2 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 7 (53.85%) Oracle
2 7 (53.85%) WebLogic
2 7 (53.85%) Oracle Database
3 5 (38.46%) Linux
4 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (30.77%) JDeveloper
4 4 (30.77%) XQuery
4 4 (30.77%) XSLT
4 4 (30.77%) CRM
4 4 (30.77%) Migration
4 4 (30.77%) Oracle Workflow
4 4 (30.77%) BPEL
4 4 (30.77%) Shell Script
4 4 (30.77%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (30.77%) Workflow
4 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (30.77%) Data Migration
4 4 (30.77%) WebCenter
5 3 (23.08%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 3 (23.08%) jQuery
5 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Jenkins
5 3 (23.08%) CSS3
5 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
5 3 (23.08%) Spring
5 3 (23.08%) JSF
5 3 (23.08%) Maven

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 7 (53.85%) WebLogic
2 4 (30.77%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (15.38%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (7.69%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) Oracle Database
2 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database 10g
2 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (7.69%) Big Data
5 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) JDeveloper
2 3 (23.08%) Jenkins
2 3 (23.08%) Maven
2 3 (23.08%) Ant
2 3 (23.08%) JUnit
3 2 (15.38%) Eclipse
3 2 (15.38%) Mockito
3 2 (15.38%) Subversion
4 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (61.54%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Architect
1 3 (23.08%) Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Technical Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Development Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Lead Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Java Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Team Leader
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) BizTalk Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) XSLT
1 4 (30.77%) WebCenter
2 3 (23.08%) jQuery
2 3 (23.08%) CSS3
2 3 (23.08%) Spring
2 3 (23.08%) JSF
2 3 (23.08%) Web Services
2 3 (23.08%) XML
2 3 (23.08%) XML Schema
2 3 (23.08%) CSS
2 3 (23.08%) .NET
3 2 (15.38%) J2EE
3 2 (15.38%) Middleware
3 2 (15.38%) PowerMock
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (15.38%) JAX-WS
4 1 (7.69%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
4 1 (7.69%) SOAP
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Android
2 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
2 1 (7.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) CRM
1 4 (30.77%) Migration
1 4 (30.77%) BPEL
1 4 (30.77%) Workflow
1 4 (30.77%) Data Migration
2 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
2 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (15.38%) UML
3 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
3 2 (15.38%) Scrum
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) Content Management
4 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) Kanban
4 1 (7.69%) Android Development
4 1 (7.69%) iOS Development
4 1 (7.69%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) PL/SQL
1 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 4 (30.77%) XQuery
2 4 (30.77%) Shell Script
3 3 (23.08%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
3 3 (23.08%) Java
4 2 (15.38%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
1 1 (7.69%) OCP
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Certification
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) SAP