The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex 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 41 46 41
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Contract jobs citing SOA 6 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.30% 1.72% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.53% 2.13% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Average daily rate £650 £550 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% +37.50%
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
South East

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 Sussex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
391 376 276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 85.00% 80.86% 78.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 239 173
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £548
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 23 14
Average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -25.00%
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 West Sussex

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

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

SOA
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

SOA Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

SOA
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SOA across the West Sussex region.

SOA Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

SOA
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Worthing - 3 - -
Crawley -11 2 - -
Chichester - 1 £650 -
SOA
South East

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 22 (61.11%) Oracle
2 21 (58.33%) Java
3 20 (55.56%) Middleware
3 20 (55.56%) Oracle Database
4 19 (52.78%) Oracle Fusion
4 19 (52.78%) Oracle BPM
4 19 (52.78%) Oracle Database 10g
4 19 (52.78%) Oracle Database 11g
5 18 (50.00%) Spring
6 17 (47.22%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (47.22%) WebLogic
6 17 (47.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 16 (44.44%) JavaScript
7 16 (44.44%) PL/SQL
7 16 (44.44%) SQL
7 16 (44.44%) XML
7 16 (44.44%) Java EE
8 15 (41.67%) jQuery
8 15 (41.67%) MVC
8 15 (41.67%) SDLC
9 13 (36.11%) Unix
10 11 (30.56%) Web Services
11 9 (25.00%) UML
11 9 (25.00%) .NET
11 9 (25.00%) Ant
11 9 (25.00%) JSF
11 9 (25.00%) Maven
11 9 (25.00%) Workflow
11 9 (25.00%) Hibernate
12 8 (22.22%) Oracle Workflow

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 17 (47.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 17 (47.22%) WebLogic
2 8 (22.22%) AquaLogic
2 8 (22.22%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (2.78%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.78%) Documentum
3 1 (2.78%) FileNet
3 1 (2.78%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 19 (52.78%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (55.56%) Oracle Database
2 19 (52.78%) Oracle Database 10g
2 19 (52.78%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (22.22%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (25.00%) Ant
1 9 (25.00%) Maven
2 8 (22.22%) JIRA
2 8 (22.22%) JIRA Agile
3 4 (11.11%) Jasmine
4 2 (5.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (5.56%) Selenium
4 2 (5.56%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.78%) Fiddler
5 1 (2.78%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.78%) JMeter
5 1 (2.78%) LoadUI
5 1 (2.78%) NUnit
General
1 5 (13.89%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (30.56%) Architect
2 9 (25.00%) Developer
3 7 (19.44%) .NET Developer
3 7 (19.44%) C# .NET Developer
3 7 (19.44%) C# Developer
4 6 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
4 6 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 6 (16.67%) Java Architect
4 6 (16.67%) Oracle Architect
5 5 (13.89%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 5 (13.89%) Delivery Manager
6 4 (11.11%) .NET Web Developer
6 4 (11.11%) C# Web Developer
6 4 (11.11%) Project Manager
6 4 (11.11%) Service Manager
6 4 (11.11%) Services Delivery Manager
6 4 (11.11%) Software Architect
6 4 (11.11%) Unix Architect
6 4 (11.11%) Web Developer
7 3 (8.33%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (55.56%) Middleware
2 19 (52.78%) Oracle Fusion
3 18 (50.00%) Spring
4 16 (44.44%) Java EE
4 16 (44.44%) XML
5 15 (41.67%) jQuery
6 11 (30.56%) Web Services
7 9 (25.00%) .NET
7 9 (25.00%) Hibernate
7 9 (25.00%) JSF
8 8 (22.22%) ASP.NET
8 8 (22.22%) Dojo
8 8 (22.22%) JMS
9 7 (19.44%) .NET Framework
9 7 (19.44%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (19.44%) CSS
9 7 (19.44%) HTML
10 6 (16.67%) HTML5
10 6 (16.67%) RESTful
10 6 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) PMI
2 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.78%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.78%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (36.11%) Unix
2 8 (22.22%) AIX
2 8 (22.22%) Linux
2 8 (22.22%) Solaris
3 2 (5.56%) Windows
4 1 (2.78%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (47.22%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (41.67%) MVC
2 15 (41.67%) SDLC
3 9 (25.00%) UML
3 9 (25.00%) Workflow
4 8 (22.22%) Event-Driven Architecture
4 8 (22.22%) OOD
4 8 (22.22%) OOP
4 8 (22.22%) RUP
5 7 (19.44%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (19.44%) TOGAF
6 6 (16.67%) Code Coverage
6 6 (16.67%) Project Management
6 6 (16.67%) Service Delivery
6 6 (16.67%) Unit Testing
7 4 (11.11%) DOM Manipulation/Scripting
7 4 (11.11%) Front End Development
7 4 (11.11%) ITIL
7 4 (11.11%) Risk Management
7 4 (11.11%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (58.33%) Java
2 16 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 16 (44.44%) PL/SQL
2 16 (44.44%) SQL
3 8 (22.22%) C#
3 8 (22.22%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.78%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) PMI Certification
1 3 (8.33%) PMP
1 3 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.78%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 22 (61.11%) Oracle
2 6 (16.67%) Twitter
3 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.78%) Google
4 1 (2.78%) IBM
4 1 (2.78%) MuleSoft
4 1 (2.78%) SAP
4 1 (2.78%) Siebel