The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 43 40 52
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +12
Contract jobs citing SOA 18 23 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 3.02% 2.98% 1.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.77% 3.71% 2.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 19 10
Median daily rate £600 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £448 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £575 £655
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +21.42%
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
478 620 545
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 80.20% 80.21% 76.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 339 421 367
Median daily rate £425 £401 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.11% -3.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 18 8
Median hourly rate £35.25 £32.50 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.46% +43.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.61 £10.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £63.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wiltshire region citing SOA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 August 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon -2 12 £550 +10.00%
Corsham - 3 £650 -
Chippenham - 1 £700 -
SOA
South West

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for SOA.

1 34 (70.83%) TOGAF
2 26 (54.17%) Web Services
3 25 (52.08%) Security Cleared
3 25 (52.08%) REST
4 22 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (43.75%) XML
5 21 (43.75%) Migration
6 20 (41.67%) XSD
6 20 (41.67%) WSDL
6 20 (41.67%) SC Cleared
7 18 (37.50%) Finance
8 17 (35.42%) Microsoft
8 17 (35.42%) Zachman Framework
9 16 (33.33%) MODAF
9 16 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
9 16 (33.33%) Use Case
9 16 (33.33%) Xen
9 16 (33.33%) Virtual Environments
9 16 (33.33%) Microsoft Intune
9 16 (33.33%) Data Migration
9 16 (33.33%) Citrix
9 16 (33.33%) VMware
10 15 (31.25%) Middleware
11 14 (29.17%) NHS
11 14 (29.17%) HL7
12 13 (27.08%) Software Engineering
13 12 (25.00%) SDLC
14 11 (22.92%) Jenkins
14 11 (22.92%) GitHub
14 11 (22.92%) Confluence

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 11 (22.92%) Confluence
2 1 (2.08%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle ASCP
Cloud Services
1 11 (22.92%) GitHub
2 1 (2.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.42%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.67%) Star Schema
2 7 (14.58%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (14.58%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (22.92%) Jenkins
1 11 (22.92%) JIRA
1 11 (22.92%) Maven
2 5 (10.42%) Hudson
3 4 (8.33%) Rational DOORS
General
1 18 (37.50%) Finance
2 11 (22.92%) Banking
3 4 (8.33%) Retail
4 3 (6.25%) Marketing
5 2 (4.17%) Electronics
5 2 (4.17%) Manufacturing
5 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (79.17%) Architect
2 15 (31.25%) Solutions Architect
3 8 (16.67%) Data Architect
4 4 (8.33%) Business Architect
4 4 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (6.25%) Applications Architect
5 3 (6.25%) Integration Architect
6 2 (4.17%) .NET Developer
6 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 2 (4.17%) C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Consultant
6 2 (4.17%) Developer
6 2 (4.17%) Java Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Java Software Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Principal Architect
6 2 (4.17%) Software Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Technical Architect
7 1 (2.08%) Cloud Architect
7 1 (2.08%) Senior SQL Developer
7 1 (2.08%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (54.17%) Web Services
2 25 (52.08%) REST
3 21 (43.75%) XML
4 20 (41.67%) WSDL
4 20 (41.67%) XSD
5 15 (31.25%) Middleware
6 2 (4.17%) .NET
6 2 (4.17%) .NET Framework
6 2 (4.17%) OpenGL
7 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET
7 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (2.08%) CSS
7 1 (2.08%) Entity Framework
7 1 (2.08%) HTML
7 1 (2.08%) WCF
7 1 (2.08%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 14 (29.17%) NHS
2 5 (10.42%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.08%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.08%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.08%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.58%) Windows
2 5 (10.42%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (70.83%) TOGAF
2 22 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (43.75%) Migration
4 17 (35.42%) Zachman Framework
5 16 (33.33%) Data Migration
5 16 (33.33%) MODAF
5 16 (33.33%) Use Case
5 16 (33.33%) Virtual Environments
6 13 (27.08%) Software Engineering
7 12 (25.00%) SDLC
8 11 (22.92%) PRINCE2
8 11 (22.92%) Scrum
8 11 (22.92%) UML
9 9 (18.75%) Data Architecture
9 9 (18.75%) Data Modelling
10 5 (10.42%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (10.42%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 4 (8.33%) ITIL
12 3 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
12 3 (6.25%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.17%) Ada
1 2 (4.17%) C++
1 2 (4.17%) Java
2 1 (2.08%) C#
2 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (52.08%) Security Cleared
2 20 (41.67%) SC Cleared
3 5 (10.42%) MCSA
3 5 (10.42%) MCSD
3 5 (10.42%) MCSE
3 5 (10.42%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (8.33%) Degree
4 4 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (29.17%) HL7
System Software
1 16 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 16 (33.33%) Xen
2 10 (20.83%) Docker
3 5 (10.42%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 16 (33.33%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 17 (35.42%) Microsoft
2 16 (33.33%) Citrix
2 16 (33.33%) VMware
3 6 (12.50%) Oracle
4 3 (6.25%) IBM
5 2 (4.17%) SAP
5 2 (4.17%) webMethods