The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 14 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 44 41 48
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Contract jobs citing SOA 18 20 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 2.57% 2.92% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.30% 3.75% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 13 4
Average daily rate £350 £540 £376
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.18% +43.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £425 £366
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £595 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £468 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.88% +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 West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
546 533 420
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 78.00% 77.81% 76.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 404 373 270
Average daily rate £368 £450 £371
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.33% +21.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £306 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £563 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 14
Average hourly rate £40.50 £23.75 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.52% -1.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £16.60 £15.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.20 £28.50 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

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

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

SOA
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

SOA Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

SOA
Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOA across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

SOA Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

SOA
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

SOA Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

SOA
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 14 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
Swindon +3 18 £350 -35.18% 3
SOA
South West

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 12 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 11 (39.29%) Oracle
3 10 (35.71%) Middleware
4 9 (32.14%) XML
4 9 (32.14%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (28.57%) Oracle Fusion
5 8 (28.57%) Siebel
5 8 (28.57%) Informatica
5 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 8 (28.57%) MVC
5 8 (28.57%) Oracle BI EE
6 7 (25.00%) Finance
7 6 (21.43%) Workflow
7 6 (21.43%) Scrum
7 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (21.43%) BPEL
7 6 (21.43%) WebSphere
7 6 (21.43%) IBM
7 6 (21.43%) Tomcat
7 6 (21.43%) Java
7 6 (21.43%) RESTful
7 6 (21.43%) Jenkins
7 6 (21.43%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (17.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 5 (17.86%) Defect Management
8 5 (17.86%) Open Source
8 5 (17.86%) Test Automation
8 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
8 5 (17.86%) SQL

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 6 (21.43%) Elasticsearch
1 6 (21.43%) Tomcat
1 6 (21.43%) WebSphere
2 5 (17.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (14.29%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (10.71%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (3.57%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (3.57%) MQSeries
5 1 (3.57%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (3.57%) SAP CRM
3 1 (3.57%) SAP hybris
3 1 (3.57%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) IBM SmartCloud
1 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) HTTP
2 2 (7.14%) SSL
2 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.57%) HTTPS
3 1 (3.57%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 8 (28.57%) Oracle BI EE
3 4 (14.29%) Relational Database
4 2 (7.14%) DB2
4 2 (7.14%) IBM InfoSphere
4 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database
4 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.57%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 6 (21.43%) Jenkins
2 4 (14.29%) JDeveloper
General
1 7 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Advertising
3 1 (3.57%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Billing
3 1 (3.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (53.57%) Developer
2 6 (21.43%) Java Developer
3 4 (14.29%) Siebel Tester
3 4 (14.29%) Tester
4 3 (10.71%) .NET Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Architect
4 3 (10.71%) Digital Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (7.14%) C++ Developer
5 2 (7.14%) OBIEE Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Applications Architect
6 1 (3.57%) BizTalk Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Developer Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Server Administrator
6 1 (3.57%) Siebel Developer
6 1 (3.57%) WebSphere Administrator
6 1 (3.57%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (35.71%) Middleware
2 9 (32.14%) XML
3 8 (28.57%) Oracle Fusion
4 6 (21.43%) RESTful
5 5 (17.86%) .NET
5 5 (17.86%) Spring
6 4 (14.29%) CSS
6 4 (14.29%) HTML
6 4 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
6 4 (14.29%) XSLT
7 3 (10.71%) J2EE
8 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET
8 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (7.14%) ATL
8 2 (7.14%) DCOM
8 2 (7.14%) Entity Framework
8 2 (7.14%) MFC
8 2 (7.14%) REST
8 2 (7.14%) SOAP
8 2 (7.14%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (32.14%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.71%) DataPower
3 1 (3.57%) Data Integration
3 1 (3.57%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (3.57%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.86%) Linux
2 3 (10.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) MVC
2 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (21.43%) BPEL
2 6 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (21.43%) Scrum
2 6 (21.43%) Workflow
3 5 (17.86%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (17.86%) Content Management
3 5 (17.86%) Data Modelling
3 5 (17.86%) Defect Management
3 5 (17.86%) ETL
3 5 (17.86%) Multithreading
3 5 (17.86%) OO
3 5 (17.86%) OOD
3 5 (17.86%) Open Source
3 5 (17.86%) Test Automation
3 5 (17.86%) Test Management
4 4 (14.29%) Change Management
4 4 (14.29%) CRM
4 4 (14.29%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (21.43%) Java
2 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
2 5 (17.86%) SQL
3 4 (14.29%) PL/SQL
3 4 (14.29%) Shell Script
3 4 (14.29%) XQuery
4 3 (10.71%) C#
5 2 (7.14%) C++
5 2 (7.14%) Jython
5 2 (7.14%) Korn
5 2 (7.14%) VB
5 2 (7.14%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.57%) Perl
6 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) ISEB
1 3 (10.71%) ISEB Practitioner
1 3 (10.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 11 (39.29%) Oracle
2 8 (28.57%) Informatica
2 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 8 (28.57%) Siebel
3 6 (21.43%) IBM
4 2 (7.14%) TIBCO
5 1 (3.57%) hybris
5 1 (3.57%) SAP
5 1 (3.57%) webMethods