The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 16 - 20
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SOA 5 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 4.42% - 1.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.26% - 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
Median daily rate £475 - £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £465 £450
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £50.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +42.85%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
95 77 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 84.07% 79.38% 67.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 43 35
Median daily rate £450 £415 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £325 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 5
Median hourly rate - £37.50 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +94.80%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.88 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +45.45%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Watford region citing SOA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

SOA
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

SOA Daily Rate Trend in Watford

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 Watford region with a requirement for SOA.

1 5 (55.56%) Java
1 5 (55.56%) J2EE
2 4 (44.44%) Change Management
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Project Planning
2 4 (44.44%) JSON
2 4 (44.44%) TOGAF
2 4 (44.44%) RESTful
2 4 (44.44%) MySQL
2 4 (44.44%) SOAP
2 4 (44.44%) Web Services
2 4 (44.44%) E-Commerce
2 4 (44.44%) JMS
2 4 (44.44%) Unix
3 3 (33.33%) Database Tuning
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 3 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (33.33%) Linux
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle
4 2 (22.22%) WebLogic
4 2 (22.22%) Middleware
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (22.22%) Retail
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle ODI
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (11.11%) IBM Integration Bus
5 1 (11.11%) WebSphere

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Watford 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 3 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle Service Bus
2 2 (22.22%) WebLogic
3 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
3 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) MySQL
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle ODI
General
1 2 (22.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Architect
2 4 (44.44%) E-Commerce Architect
2 4 (44.44%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
2 4 (44.44%) Java Architect
2 4 (44.44%) Java Solutions Architect
2 4 (44.44%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Business Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle SOA Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) SOA Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) SOA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) J2EE
2 4 (44.44%) JMS
2 4 (44.44%) JSON
2 4 (44.44%) RESTful
2 4 (44.44%) SOAP
2 4 (44.44%) Web Services
3 2 (22.22%) Middleware
4 1 (11.11%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (11.11%) XML
4 1 (11.11%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Unix
2 3 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (44.44%) Change Management
1 4 (44.44%) E-Commerce
1 4 (44.44%) Project Planning
1 4 (44.44%) TOGAF
2 3 (33.33%) Database Tuning
2 3 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Java
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) IBM
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