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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
South West / Wiltshire
Rank 59 43 42
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -1
Contract jobs citing SOA 4 19 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.57% 2.75% 2.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 3.44% 2.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 15 14
Median daily rate £525 £350 £540
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -35.18%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £451 £446
% change year-on-year
-0.11% +0.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £48.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+13.98% +13.52%

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
560 553 518
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 79.66% 80.14% 80.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 404 401 380
Median daily rate £413 £370 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.48% -17.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £500 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 13 25
Median hourly rate £38.50 £40.50 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.93% +42.10%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +52.94%

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
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 17 January 2017. 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 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 -7 4 £525 +50.00%
SOA
South West

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for SOA.

1 9 (81.82%) Finance
2 8 (72.73%) IBM
2 8 (72.73%) Middleware
3 6 (54.55%) Retail
4 5 (45.45%) Banking
5 4 (36.36%) UML
5 4 (36.36%) TOGAF
6 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
6 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
6 3 (27.27%) Strategic Planning
6 3 (27.27%) Use Case
6 3 (27.27%) Open Source
6 3 (27.27%) Line Management
6 3 (27.27%) webMethods
6 3 (27.27%) Scrum
6 3 (27.27%) SDLC
7 2 (18.18%) BPEL
7 2 (18.18%) WebSphere
7 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (9.09%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (9.09%) Content Management
8 1 (9.09%) Zachman Framework
8 1 (9.09%) Resource Management
8 1 (9.09%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (9.09%) Korn
8 1 (9.09%) Statistics
8 1 (9.09%) Retail Banking
8 1 (9.09%) Marketing
8 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills

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 2 (18.18%) WebSphere
2 1 (9.09%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) HTTP
1 1 (9.09%) Internet
1 1 (9.09%) SSL
1 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) DB2
1 1 (9.09%) Essbase
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Ant
General
1 9 (81.82%) Finance
2 6 (54.55%) Retail
3 5 (45.45%) Banking
4 1 (9.09%) Marketing
4 1 (9.09%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Architect
2 5 (45.45%) Integration Architect
3 4 (36.36%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (27.27%) Principal Architect
5 2 (18.18%) Administrator
6 1 (9.09%) Data Architect
6 1 (9.09%) DBA
6 1 (9.09%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) Middleware
2 1 (9.09%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (9.09%) J2EE
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (9.09%) SOAP
2 1 (9.09%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (9.09%) XML
2 1 (9.09%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (9.09%) Reference Data
1 1 (9.09%) RIA
1 1 (9.09%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) TOGAF
1 4 (36.36%) UML
2 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (27.27%) Line Management
2 3 (27.27%) Open Source
2 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
2 3 (27.27%) Scrum
2 3 (27.27%) SDLC
2 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
2 3 (27.27%) Strategic Planning
2 3 (27.27%) Use Case
3 2 (18.18%) BPEL
3 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (9.09%) BPMN
4 1 (9.09%) Data Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) Database Tuning
4 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (9.09%) Load Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Resource Management
4 1 (9.09%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Jython
1 1 (9.09%) Korn
1 1 (9.09%) Python
1 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) ISA Server
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) IBM
2 3 (27.27%) webMethods
3 1 (9.09%) Hyperion
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) Siebel