The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 37 29 32
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +3
Contract jobs citing SOA 5 12 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 1.49% 3.16% 3.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.83% 3.96% 3.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 13
Median daily rate £525 £320 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+64.06% -36.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £470 £450
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 £43.75 £48.75
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -10.25%
SOA
Wiltshire

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
273 303 383
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 81.25% 79.74% 85.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 242 289
Median daily rate £425 £390 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £515 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 14
Median hourly rate £21.50 £39.00 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.87% +71.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.10 £39.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.90 £122.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Swindon region citing SOA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SOA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Swindon region with a requirement for SOA.

1 14 (87.50%) Finance
2 13 (81.25%) Middleware
3 9 (56.25%) Banking
4 8 (50.00%) TOGAF
4 8 (50.00%) IBM
4 8 (50.00%) UML
5 7 (43.75%) Scrum
5 7 (43.75%) PRINCE2
5 7 (43.75%) Software Engineering
5 7 (43.75%) Use Case
5 7 (43.75%) SDLC
6 6 (37.50%) Retail
7 3 (18.75%) webMethods
7 3 (18.75%) Strategic Planning
7 3 (18.75%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (18.75%) Open Source
7 3 (18.75%) Line Management
8 2 (12.50%) WebSphere
8 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (12.50%) BPEL
9 1 (6.25%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (6.25%) IBM HTTP Server
9 1 (6.25%) Essbase
9 1 (6.25%) Jython
9 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (6.25%) Hyperion
9 1 (6.25%) Internet
9 1 (6.25%) WebSphere MQ
9 1 (6.25%) ISA Server
9 1 (6.25%) Shell Script

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (12.50%) WebSphere
2 1 (6.25%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) HTTP
1 1 (6.25%) Internet
1 1 (6.25%) SSL
1 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) DB2
1 1 (6.25%) Essbase
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Ant
General
1 14 (87.50%) Finance
2 9 (56.25%) Banking
3 6 (37.50%) Retail
4 1 (6.25%) Marketing
4 1 (6.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (81.25%) Architect
2 8 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (31.25%) Integration Architect
4 3 (18.75%) Principal Architect
5 2 (12.50%) Administrator
6 1 (6.25%) Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Data Architect
6 1 (6.25%) DBA
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (81.25%) Middleware
2 1 (6.25%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (6.25%) J2EE
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (6.25%) SOAP
2 1 (6.25%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (6.25%) XML
2 1 (6.25%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.25%) Reference Data
1 1 (6.25%) RIA
1 1 (6.25%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) TOGAF
1 8 (50.00%) UML
2 7 (43.75%) PRINCE2
2 7 (43.75%) Scrum
2 7 (43.75%) SDLC
2 7 (43.75%) Software Engineering
2 7 (43.75%) Use Case
3 3 (18.75%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (18.75%) Line Management
3 3 (18.75%) Open Source
3 3 (18.75%) Strategic Planning
4 2 (12.50%) BPEL
4 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
5 1 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
5 1 (6.25%) ERP
5 1 (6.25%) Load Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) Jython
1 1 (6.25%) Korn
1 1 (6.25%) Python
1 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) ISA Server
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) IBM
2 3 (18.75%) webMethods
3 1 (6.25%) Hyperion
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) Siebel