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 19 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 38 37 40
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Contract jobs citing SOA 35 11 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 5.04% 2.15% 2.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.55% 3.11% 3.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 7 9
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£425 £315 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.92% +0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £266 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £385 £385
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 £34.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+39.70% -1.44%
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
534 354 382
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 76.95% 69.14% 71.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 346 185 214
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £260 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 22 21
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.17 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.37% -11.86%
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 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 19 December 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 19 December 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
South Wales -7 24 £450 +42.85% 2
West Wales - 12 £423 -
North Wales - - - -
SOA
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SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 57 (77.03%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (54.05%) Java
3 36 (48.65%) Jenkins
4 32 (43.24%) Web Services
5 29 (39.19%) Spring
6 27 (36.49%) Continuous Integration
6 27 (36.49%) Open Source
7 25 (33.78%) MongoDB
7 25 (33.78%) MVC
8 24 (32.43%) PostgreSQL
9 23 (31.08%) Scrum
10 21 (28.38%) TDD
11 20 (27.03%) Configuration Management
11 20 (27.03%) REST
11 20 (27.03%) Spring MVC
12 19 (25.68%) Linux
13 18 (24.32%) SQL
14 17 (22.97%) SOAP
14 17 (22.97%) Puppet
14 17 (22.97%) Relational Database
15 16 (21.62%) JSON
15 16 (21.62%) AMQP
16 15 (20.27%) RabbitMQ
16 15 (20.27%) PaaS
16 15 (20.27%) IaaS
16 15 (20.27%) GitLab
16 15 (20.27%) HTML
16 15 (20.27%) Software Engineering
17 14 (18.92%) .NET
17 14 (18.92%) Ansible

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 7 (9.46%) JBoss
1 7 (9.46%) Tomcat
2 6 (8.11%) FileNet
2 6 (8.11%) WebSphere
3 3 (4.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (4.05%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.70%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (2.70%) Apache
5 1 (1.35%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.35%) nginx
5 1 (1.35%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (1.35%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.35%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 3 (4.05%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (4.05%) MS Project
1 3 (4.05%) MS Office
1 3 (4.05%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (20.27%) PaaS
1 15 (20.27%) IaaS
2 14 (18.92%) GitHub
3 10 (13.51%) SaaS
4 1 (1.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (21.62%) AMQP
2 11 (14.86%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (33.78%) MongoDB
2 24 (32.43%) PostgreSQL
3 17 (22.97%) Relational Database
4 11 (14.86%) RDBMS
5 8 (10.81%) SQL Server
6 6 (8.11%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (4.05%) Oracle Database
7 3 (4.05%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 36 (48.65%) Jenkins
2 15 (20.27%) GitLab
3 12 (16.22%) Subversion
3 12 (16.22%) Selenium
4 11 (14.86%) JIRA
5 6 (8.11%) Eclipse
5 6 (8.11%) JMeter
5 6 (8.11%) SoapUI
6 5 (6.76%) Gradle
6 5 (6.76%) Artifactory
6 5 (6.76%) ReSharper
6 5 (6.76%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (6.76%) Visual Studio
6 5 (6.76%) JUnit
7 3 (4.05%) Cucumber
7 3 (4.05%) TestDirector
8 2 (2.70%) Hudson
8 2 (2.70%) QUnit
8 2 (2.70%) Jasmine
8 2 (2.70%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (12.16%) Finance
2 3 (4.05%) Back Office
3 1 (1.35%) Marketing
3 1 (1.35%) Electronics
3 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.35%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 29 (39.19%) Developer
2 15 (20.27%) Architect
3 10 (13.51%) Java Developer
4 9 (12.16%) Analyst
5 8 (10.81%) Solutions Architect
5 8 (10.81%) Business Analyst
6 6 (8.11%) Web Developer
7 5 (6.76%) Senior Developer
7 5 (6.76%) Technical Architect
8 4 (5.41%) Deployment Engineer
9 3 (4.05%) DevOps Engineer
9 3 (4.05%) Middleware Consultant
9 3 (4.05%) Oracle Consultant
9 3 (4.05%) Consultant
10 2 (2.70%) Tester
10 2 (2.70%) Senior Business Analyst
10 2 (2.70%) Senior Analyst
10 2 (2.70%) UML Business Analyst
10 2 (2.70%) Security Architect
10 2 (2.70%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (43.24%) Web Services
2 29 (39.19%) Spring
3 20 (27.03%) REST
3 20 (27.03%) Spring MVC
4 17 (22.97%) SOAP
5 16 (21.62%) JSON
6 15 (20.27%) RabbitMQ
6 15 (20.27%) HTML
7 14 (18.92%) .NET
8 12 (16.22%) CSS
9 11 (14.86%) HTML5
9 11 (14.86%) Java SE
10 10 (13.51%) XML
10 10 (13.51%) CSS3
10 10 (13.51%) jQuery
11 9 (12.16%) Middleware
12 8 (10.81%) ASP.NET
12 8 (10.81%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8 (10.81%) RESTful
13 6 (8.11%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 27 (36.49%) Open Source
2 13 (17.57%) Clustering
3 3 (4.05%) Data Structures
3 3 (4.05%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.05%) AS400
4 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.35%) DTV
4 1 (1.35%) NHS
4 1 (1.35%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 19 (25.68%) Linux
2 9 (12.16%) UNIX
3 8 (10.81%) Windows
4 3 (4.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.70%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (77.03%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (36.49%) Continuous Integration
3 25 (33.78%) MVC
4 23 (31.08%) Scrum
5 21 (28.38%) TDD
6 20 (27.03%) Configuration Management
7 15 (20.27%) Software Engineering
8 11 (14.86%) DevOps
9 10 (13.51%) BDD
10 9 (12.16%) UML
11 7 (9.46%) OO
12 6 (8.11%) Data Modelling
12 6 (8.11%) Content Management
12 6 (8.11%) BPMN
12 6 (8.11%) Logical Data Model
13 5 (6.76%) Business Analysis
14 4 (5.41%) PRINCE2
14 4 (5.41%) Workflow
14 4 (5.41%) User Stories
15 3 (4.05%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 40 (54.05%) Java
2 18 (24.32%) SQL
3 8 (10.81%) C#
4 5 (6.76%) JavaScript
5 4 (5.41%) Ruby
6 3 (4.05%) Scala
6 3 (4.05%) C
6 3 (4.05%) Python
7 2 (2.70%) PHP
8 1 (1.35%) C++
Qualifications
1 13 (17.57%) Security Cleared
2 10 (13.51%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.05%) ISEB
3 3 (4.05%) CCA
4 2 (2.70%) Degree
4 2 (2.70%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.05%) vCloud
1 3 (4.05%) Shibboleth
2 2 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (22.97%) Puppet
2 14 (18.92%) Ansible
3 4 (5.41%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (4.05%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.35%) logstash
5 1 (1.35%) Graphite
5 1 (1.35%) ZABBIX
5 1 (1.35%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (1.35%) Nessus
Vendors
1 9 (12.16%) Oracle
2 5 (6.76%) IBM
3 4 (5.41%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.05%) VMware
4 3 (4.05%) HP
5 1 (1.35%) SAP
5 1 (1.35%) Sybase
5 1 (1.35%) Progress
5 1 (1.35%) ILOG
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