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 20 October 2014 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 49 49 43
Rank change year-on-year
0 -6
Contract jobs citing SOA 14 4 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.92% 0.81% 2.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.49% 1.09% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 19
Average daily rate
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£500 £377 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.53% -16.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £375 £423
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £379 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £393 £413
% change year-on-year
+14.64% -4.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £29.50 £33.43
% change year-on-year
+61.01% -11.75%
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
562 367 504
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 76.99% 74.14% 69.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 364 242 341
Average daily rate £425 £400 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 21 20
Average hourly rate £27.00 £30.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £8.00 £15.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £55.00 £97.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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 20 October 2014.

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 20 October 2014. 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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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 +1 13 £500 +32.53%
Chippenham - - - -
SOA
South West

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 6 (30.00%) C#
1 6 (30.00%) .NET
1 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET
2 5 (25.00%) UML
2 5 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 5 (25.00%) MVC
2 5 (25.00%) CMS
2 5 (25.00%) Data Management
2 5 (25.00%) REST
3 4 (20.00%) Data Governance
3 4 (20.00%) Silverlight
3 4 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (20.00%) Open Source
3 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (20.00%) Finance
3 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 4 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 4 (20.00%) Web Services
3 4 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 4 (20.00%) Oracle
4 3 (15.00%) SAP
4 3 (15.00%) Business Analysis
4 3 (15.00%) Data Architecture
5 2 (10.00%) .NET Framework
5 2 (10.00%) Security Architecture
5 2 (10.00%) Network Architecture
5 2 (10.00%) IBM InfoSphere
5 2 (10.00%) Information Management

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 5 (25.00%) CMS
2 4 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (5.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (5.00%) JBoss
3 1 (5.00%) Apache
3 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.00%) MySQL
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Visual Studio
1 4 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (10.00%) Maven
2 2 (10.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (10.00%) JUnit
3 1 (5.00%) Ant
3 1 (5.00%) Subversion
3 1 (5.00%) Mockito
3 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
2 1 (5.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Architect
1 8 (40.00%) Developer
2 6 (30.00%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (25.00%) Data Modeller
4 4 (20.00%) .NET Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Applications Architect
6 2 (10.00%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Software Developer
6 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Senior Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Java Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Business Architect
7 1 (5.00%) Technical Architect
7 1 (5.00%) Data Architect
7 1 (5.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (30.00%) .NET
2 5 (25.00%) REST
3 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (20.00%) Silverlight
3 4 (20.00%) Web Services
4 2 (10.00%) J2EE
4 2 (10.00%) Spring
4 2 (10.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (5.00%) Spring MVC
5 1 (5.00%) HTML
5 1 (5.00%) JSF
5 1 (5.00%) Ajax
5 1 (5.00%) Spring Web Flow
5 1 (5.00%) jQuery
5 1 (5.00%) JAX-WS
5 1 (5.00%) JPA
5 1 (5.00%) Facelets
5 1 (5.00%) XML
5 1 (5.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Open Source
2 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) UNIX
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
1 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Data Modelling
1 5 (25.00%) UML
1 5 (25.00%) MVC
1 5 (25.00%) Data Management
2 4 (20.00%) Data Governance
2 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (15.00%) Business Analysis
3 3 (15.00%) Data Architecture
4 2 (10.00%) Security Architecture
4 2 (10.00%) Network Architecture
4 2 (10.00%) Information Management
4 2 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (10.00%) B2C
5 1 (5.00%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (5.00%) OOD
5 1 (5.00%) ETL
5 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) C#
2 2 (10.00%) Java
2 2 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) SAP
3 2 (10.00%) IBM
3 2 (10.00%) PeopleSoft
3 2 (10.00%) Hyperion
4 1 (5.00%) Jaspersoft