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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 28 30 34
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Contract jobs citing SOA 18 16 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 4.76% 3.80% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.96% 4.72% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 2
Average daily rate £350 £540 £376
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.18% +43.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £420 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £600 £377
UK excluding London average daily rate £460 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.22% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%
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
302 339 246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 79.89% 80.52% 75.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 250 191
Average daily rate £388 £475 £371
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.42% +28.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £325 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 6
Average hourly rate £10.50 £21.47 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.09% -10.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

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 13 February 2016.

SOA Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 11 (40.74%) Oracle
3 10 (37.04%) Middleware
4 9 (33.33%) XML
4 9 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (29.63%) Oracle Fusion
5 8 (29.63%) Siebel
5 8 (29.63%) Informatica
5 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
5 8 (29.63%) MVC
5 8 (29.63%) Oracle BI EE
6 7 (25.93%) Finance
7 6 (22.22%) Workflow
7 6 (22.22%) Scrum
7 6 (22.22%) BPEL
7 6 (22.22%) RESTful
7 6 (22.22%) WebSphere
7 6 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (22.22%) IBM
7 6 (22.22%) Tomcat
7 6 (22.22%) Java
7 6 (22.22%) Jenkins
7 6 (22.22%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (18.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 5 (18.52%) Test Automation
8 5 (18.52%) Defect Management
8 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
8 5 (18.52%) SQL
8 5 (18.52%) Linux
8 5 (18.52%) Business Intelligence

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 (22.22%) Elasticsearch
1 6 (22.22%) Tomcat
1 6 (22.22%) WebSphere
2 5 (18.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (14.81%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (3.70%) MQSeries
5 1 (3.70%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (3.70%) SAP CRM
3 1 (3.70%) SAP hybris
3 1 (3.70%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) IBM SmartCloud
1 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) HTTP
2 2 (7.41%) SSL
2 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.70%) HTTPS
3 1 (3.70%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 8 (29.63%) Oracle BI EE
3 4 (14.81%) Relational Database
4 2 (7.41%) DB2
4 2 (7.41%) IBM InfoSphere
4 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database
4 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.70%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 4 (14.81%) JDeveloper
General
1 7 (25.93%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Advertising
3 1 (3.70%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Billing
3 1 (3.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (51.85%) Developer
2 6 (22.22%) Java Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Siebel Tester
3 4 (14.81%) Tester
4 3 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Architect
4 3 (11.11%) Digital Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (7.41%) C++ Developer
5 2 (7.41%) OBIEE Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 1 (3.70%) CRM Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Lead Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Middleware Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Oracle BI Developer
6 1 (3.70%) SOA Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Software Design Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (37.04%) Middleware
2 9 (33.33%) XML
3 8 (29.63%) Oracle Fusion
4 6 (22.22%) RESTful
5 5 (18.52%) Spring
6 4 (14.81%) .NET
6 4 (14.81%) CSS
6 4 (14.81%) HTML
6 4 (14.81%) WebSphere MQ
6 4 (14.81%) XSLT
7 3 (11.11%) J2EE
8 2 (7.41%) .NET Framework
8 2 (7.41%) Ajax
8 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET
8 2 (7.41%) ATL
8 2 (7.41%) DCOM
8 2 (7.41%) MFC
8 2 (7.41%) SOAP
8 2 (7.41%) WF
8 2 (7.41%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.11%) DataPower
3 1 (3.70%) Data Integration
3 1 (3.70%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (3.70%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Linux
2 3 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) MVC
2 6 (22.22%) BPEL
2 6 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (22.22%) Scrum
2 6 (22.22%) Workflow
3 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (18.52%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (18.52%) Content Management
3 5 (18.52%) Data Modelling
3 5 (18.52%) Defect Management
3 5 (18.52%) ETL
3 5 (18.52%) Multithreading
3 5 (18.52%) OO
3 5 (18.52%) OOD
3 5 (18.52%) Open Source
3 5 (18.52%) Test Automation
3 5 (18.52%) Test Management
4 4 (14.81%) Change Management
4 4 (14.81%) CRM
4 4 (14.81%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (22.22%) Java
2 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
2 5 (18.52%) SQL
3 4 (14.81%) PL/SQL
3 4 (14.81%) Shell Script
3 4 (14.81%) XQuery
4 2 (7.41%) C#
4 2 (7.41%) C++
4 2 (7.41%) Jython
4 2 (7.41%) Korn
4 2 (7.41%) VB
4 2 (7.41%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.70%) Perl
5 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) ISEB
1 3 (11.11%) ISEB Practitioner
1 3 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 11 (40.74%) Oracle
2 8 (29.63%) Informatica
2 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
2 8 (29.63%) Siebel
3 6 (22.22%) IBM
4 2 (7.41%) TIBCO
5 1 (3.70%) hybris
5 1 (3.70%) SAP
5 1 (3.70%) webMethods