The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Lothian region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank - 19 14
Contract jobs citing SOA 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian - 1.45% 2.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.79% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £375 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £413
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £36.25 £52.50
% change year-on-year
+24.13% -30.95%
SOA
Scotland

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Lothian
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
29 56 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 90.63% 81.16% 83.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 23 25
Median daily rate £395 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.53% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £258 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £414
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £19.50 - £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

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

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

SOA
Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

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

SOA Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 West Lothian region with a requirement for SOA.

1 6 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (83.33%) Scrum
2 5 (83.33%) Software Engineering
2 5 (83.33%) TDD
3 4 (66.67%) REST
3 4 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (66.67%) Functional Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Non-Functional Testing
3 4 (66.67%) PL/SQL
3 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 4 (66.67%) Oracle
3 4 (66.67%) SDLC
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) BDD
5 1 (16.67%) HTML
5 1 (16.67%) Spring
5 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 1 (16.67%) Coaching
5 1 (16.67%) People Management
5 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
5 1 (16.67%) Degree
5 1 (16.67%) Kanban
5 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Portal
5 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
5 1 (16.67%) Migration
5 1 (16.67%) Ant
5 1 (16.67%) CSS
5 1 (16.67%) CRM
5 1 (16.67%) IBM
5 1 (16.67%) J2EE

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian 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 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Portal
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Ant
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
1 5 (83.33%) Java Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle Developer
2 4 (66.67%) PL/SQL Developer
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Developer
3 1 (16.67%) J2EE Developer
3 1 (16.67%) J2EE WebSphere Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Java WebSphere Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Portal Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Principal Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Developer
3 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Portal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) REST
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) J2EE
2 1 (16.67%) Spring
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Scrum
1 5 (83.33%) Software Engineering
1 5 (83.33%) TDD
2 4 (66.67%) Functional Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Non-Functional Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 4 (66.67%) SDLC
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) BDD
4 1 (16.67%) Coaching
4 1 (16.67%) CRM
4 1 (16.67%) Kanban
4 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) People Management
4 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) PL/SQL
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) IBM