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 27 April 2015 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 34 55 43
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -12
Contract jobs citing SOA 26 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 3.75% 1.88% 1.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.82% 2.53% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 7 6
Average daily rate
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£455 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.75% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £305 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.32% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.43 £49.25 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-21.97% +44.85%
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
539 514 359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 77.67% 74.49% 78.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 370 342 252
Average daily rate £425 £400 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £362
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 10
Average hourly rate £20.22 £42.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.42% +30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £22.50 £13.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.80 £55.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-2.58% -3.12%

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 27 April 2015.

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 27 April 2015. 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
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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 +9 13 £425 +11.84%
Trowbridge - 3 £500 -
SOA
South West

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 15 (33.33%) Finance
2 14 (31.11%) UML
3 11 (24.44%) E-Commerce
3 11 (24.44%) IBM
4 10 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (20.00%) TOGAF
6 8 (17.78%) Middleware
7 7 (15.56%) XSD
7 7 (15.56%) Oracle
7 7 (15.56%) WebSphere
8 6 (13.33%) Business Analysis
8 6 (13.33%) Project Management
8 6 (13.33%) Web Services
8 6 (13.33%) WSDL
8 6 (13.33%) IBM InfoSphere
9 5 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 5 (11.11%) ITIL
9 5 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (11.11%) Data Management
9 5 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
9 5 (11.11%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 5 (11.11%) Data Architecture
10 4 (8.89%) BPMN
10 4 (8.89%) Software Architecture
10 4 (8.89%) Korn
10 4 (8.89%) Technical Architecture
10 4 (8.89%) Banking
10 4 (8.89%) Retail
10 4 (8.89%) CMS
10 4 (8.89%) Jython

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 7 (15.56%) WebSphere
2 4 (8.89%) CMS
3 3 (6.67%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.22%) MQSeries
4 1 (2.22%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (2.22%) WebSphere Process Server
4 1 (2.22%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) MS Project
1 1 (2.22%) Niku Workbench
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.44%) SaaS
2 2 (4.44%) PaaS
3 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.89%) SSL
2 3 (6.67%) LAN
2 3 (6.67%) WAN
2 3 (6.67%) Ethernet
2 3 (6.67%) Firewall
2 3 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 3 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 2 (4.44%) HTTP
4 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.22%) SAN
4 1 (2.22%) Intranet
4 1 (2.22%) Telnet
4 1 (2.22%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.33%) IBM InfoSphere
2 4 (8.89%) DB2
3 3 (6.67%) Oracle Database
3 3 (6.67%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (4.44%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Ant
General
1 15 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (8.89%) Banking
2 4 (8.89%) Retail
3 3 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (68.89%) Architect
2 18 (40.00%) Solutions Architect
3 7 (15.56%) Applications Architect
4 6 (13.33%) SOA Architect
4 6 (13.33%) Technical Architect
5 4 (8.89%) Enterprise Architect
5 4 (8.89%) Technical Solutions Architect
6 3 (6.67%) Technical Leader
7 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (4.44%) Consultant
7 2 (4.44%) Release Manager
7 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Applications Architect
7 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.44%) Service Design Architect
8 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
8 1 (2.22%) Web Architect
8 1 (2.22%) WebSphere Administrator
8 1 (2.22%) Administrator
8 1 (2.22%) Data Architect
8 1 (2.22%) Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.78%) Middleware
2 7 (15.56%) XSD
3 6 (13.33%) Web Services
3 6 (13.33%) WSDL
4 5 (11.11%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 4 (8.89%) SOAP
5 4 (8.89%) REST
5 4 (8.89%) WebSphere MQ
5 4 (8.89%) J2EE
6 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET
6 3 (6.67%) CSS
6 3 (6.67%) HTML
6 3 (6.67%) .NET
6 3 (6.67%) Ajax
6 3 (6.67%) Java EE
6 3 (6.67%) JSON
7 1 (2.22%) WCF
7 1 (2.22%) XML
7 1 (2.22%) XSL
7 1 (2.22%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.67%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.22%) DataPower
3 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (2.22%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.22%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.89%) UNIX
1 4 (8.89%) Windows
2 1 (2.22%) AIX
2 1 (2.22%) Linux
2 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.11%) UML
2 11 (24.44%) E-Commerce
3 10 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (20.00%) TOGAF
5 6 (13.33%) Business Analysis
5 6 (13.33%) Project Management
6 5 (11.11%) ITIL
6 5 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (11.11%) Data Management
6 5 (11.11%) Data Architecture
6 5 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 4 (8.89%) Software Architecture
7 4 (8.89%) BPMN
7 4 (8.89%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (8.89%) PRINCE2
7 4 (8.89%) B2B
7 4 (8.89%) B2C
8 3 (6.67%) Knowledge Management
8 3 (6.67%) BPEL
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.89%) C#
1 4 (8.89%) Jython
1 4 (8.89%) Korn
2 3 (6.67%) Java
2 3 (6.67%) JavaScript
2 3 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) QA
2 2 (4.44%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) Firmware
1 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (24.44%) IBM
2 7 (15.56%) Oracle
3 3 (6.67%) SAP
3 3 (6.67%) Siebel
3 3 (6.67%) Cisco
3 3 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.67%) Nokia
3 3 (6.67%) CheckPoint
3 3 (6.67%) TIBCO
3 3 (6.67%) F5
4 2 (4.44%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.22%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.22%) Niku
5 1 (2.22%) VMware
5 1 (2.22%) HP
5 1 (2.22%) Citrix