The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 31 44 34
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -10
Contract jobs citing SOA 51 13 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 6.34% 2.22% 3.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.04% 3.13% 5.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 7 7
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£405 £315 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £266 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £420 £417
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £398 £410
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -3.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £29.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+61.01% -18.05%
SOA
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
634 415 357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 78.76% 70.94% 68.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 427 258 218
Average daily rate £350 £363 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -2.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 21 11
Average hourly rate £19.70 £16.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.12% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.55 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.07 £22.50 £45.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

SOA
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

SOA Daily Rate Trend in Wales

SOA
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOA across the Wales region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

SOA Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

SOA
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the Wales region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Wales - 29 £423 -
South Wales -3 22 £375 +19.04% 2
SOA
UK

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 55 (77.46%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (57.75%) Java
3 39 (54.93%) Web Services
4 36 (50.70%) Jenkins
5 34 (47.89%) Spring
6 27 (38.03%) Open Source
7 26 (36.62%) TDD
8 25 (35.21%) Continuous Integration
8 25 (35.21%) MVC
8 25 (35.21%) SQL
9 24 (33.80%) MongoDB
10 23 (32.39%) REST
10 23 (32.39%) PostgreSQL
10 23 (32.39%) Scrum
11 22 (30.99%) Configuration Management
12 20 (28.17%) Spring MVC
12 20 (28.17%) Selenium
12 20 (28.17%) Relational Database
13 19 (26.76%) BDD
14 17 (23.94%) Java SE
14 17 (23.94%) Subversion
14 17 (23.94%) HTML
14 17 (23.94%) SOAP
14 17 (23.94%) Linux
15 16 (22.54%) JSON
15 16 (22.54%) AMQP
15 16 (22.54%) Puppet
16 15 (21.13%) RabbitMQ
16 15 (21.13%) Finance
17 14 (19.72%) Software Engineering

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 11 (15.49%) FileNet
1 11 (15.49%) WebSphere
2 6 (8.45%) JBoss
2 6 (8.45%) Tomcat
3 3 (4.23%) WebLogic
3 3 (4.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (2.82%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (1.41%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (1.41%) Apache
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 6 (8.45%) MS Project
1 6 (8.45%) MS Office
1 6 (8.45%) MS Excel
1 6 (8.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (19.72%) PaaS
1 14 (19.72%) GitHub
1 14 (19.72%) IaaS
2 9 (12.68%) SaaS
3 1 (1.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (22.54%) AMQP
2 11 (15.49%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (33.80%) MongoDB
2 23 (32.39%) PostgreSQL
3 20 (28.17%) Relational Database
4 11 (15.49%) RDBMS
5 7 (9.86%) SQL Server
6 6 (8.45%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (4.23%) Oracle Database
7 3 (4.23%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 36 (50.70%) Jenkins
2 20 (28.17%) Selenium
3 17 (23.94%) Subversion
4 10 (14.08%) JUnit
5 8 (11.27%) JIRA
6 6 (8.45%) TestDirector
6 6 (8.45%) JMeter
6 6 (8.45%) SoapUI
7 5 (7.04%) Gradle
7 5 (7.04%) Artifactory
7 5 (7.04%) Visual Studio
7 5 (7.04%) Eclipse
7 5 (7.04%) ReSharper
7 5 (7.04%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (5.63%) Cucumber
9 3 (4.23%) WebDriver
10 2 (2.82%) JBehave
10 2 (2.82%) Hudson
10 2 (2.82%) Git (software)
10 2 (2.82%) QUnit
General
1 15 (21.13%) Finance
2 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.41%) Banking
2 1 (1.41%) Marketing
2 1 (1.41%) Financial Institution
2 1 (1.41%) Electronics
2 1 (1.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (49.30%) Developer
2 16 (22.54%) Java Developer
3 7 (9.86%) Architect
4 6 (8.45%) Business Analyst
4 6 (8.45%) Analyst
4 6 (8.45%) Web Developer
5 5 (7.04%) Technical Architect
5 5 (7.04%) Senior Developer
6 4 (5.63%) Deployment Engineer
7 3 (4.23%) Oracle Consultant
7 3 (4.23%) Middleware Consultant
7 3 (4.23%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (4.23%) Consultant
8 2 (2.82%) Tester
8 2 (2.82%) Software Tester
8 2 (2.82%) Test Engineer
8 2 (2.82%) Senior Web Developer
8 2 (2.82%) UI Designer
8 2 (2.82%) Web Engineer
8 2 (2.82%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (54.93%) Web Services
2 34 (47.89%) Spring
3 23 (32.39%) REST
4 20 (28.17%) Spring MVC
5 17 (23.94%) Java SE
5 17 (23.94%) SOAP
5 17 (23.94%) HTML
6 16 (22.54%) JSON
7 15 (21.13%) RabbitMQ
8 14 (19.72%) .NET
9 13 (18.31%) XML
10 11 (15.49%) XSLT
10 11 (15.49%) CSS
10 11 (15.49%) Struts
10 11 (15.49%) HTML5
10 11 (15.49%) MyBatis
11 10 (14.08%) CSS3
11 10 (14.08%) RESTful
12 9 (12.68%) jQuery
13 8 (11.27%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 27 (38.03%) Open Source
2 12 (16.90%) Clustering
3 6 (8.45%) AS400
4 3 (4.23%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.23%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.41%) NHS
5 1 (1.41%) W3C
5 1 (1.41%) DTV
5 1 (1.41%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 17 (23.94%) Linux
2 8 (11.27%) UNIX
2 8 (11.27%) Windows
3 3 (4.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.82%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.82%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (77.46%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (36.62%) TDD
3 25 (35.21%) MVC
3 25 (35.21%) Continuous Integration
4 23 (32.39%) Scrum
5 22 (30.99%) Configuration Management
6 19 (26.76%) BDD
7 14 (19.72%) Software Engineering
8 11 (15.49%) DevOps
9 9 (12.68%) OO
10 7 (9.86%) UML
11 6 (8.45%) Project Management
11 6 (8.45%) Content Management
11 6 (8.45%) Business Analysis
12 5 (7.04%) Workflow
13 4 (5.63%) Business Development
13 4 (5.63%) Test Planning
14 3 (4.23%) Information Architecture
14 3 (4.23%) Document Management
14 3 (4.23%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 41 (57.75%) Java
2 25 (35.21%) SQL
3 6 (8.45%) C#
4 4 (5.63%) JavaScript
4 4 (5.63%) Ruby
5 3 (4.23%) Scala
5 3 (4.23%) Python
5 3 (4.23%) C
6 2 (2.82%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (14.08%) Security Cleared
2 8 (11.27%) SC Cleared
3 6 (8.45%) CCA
4 5 (7.04%) Degree
5 1 (1.41%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (2.82%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.23%) vCloud
2 2 (2.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (22.54%) Puppet
2 13 (18.31%) Ansible
3 4 (5.63%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (15.49%) IBM
2 6 (8.45%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.63%) Oracle
4 3 (4.23%) VMware
5 1 (1.41%) SAP
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