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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 46 57 45
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -12
Contract jobs citing SOA 20 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 2.58% 1.80% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.38% 2.43% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 2
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£488 £475 £377
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +25.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £350 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £655 £379
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £428 £388
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +10.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £36.25 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+17.24% +22.88%
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
591 536 403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 76.16% 74.34% 74.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 394 358 269
Average daily rate £413 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.12% +3.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 8 24
Average hourly rate £32.50 £21.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.16% -33.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £19.00 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £92.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 +7 19 £500 +1.01% 3
SOA
South West

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 18 (43.90%) Finance
2 15 (36.59%) Middleware
3 13 (31.71%) Oracle
4 12 (29.27%) IBM
5 10 (24.39%) XSLT
5 10 (24.39%) BPEL
6 9 (21.95%) Workflow
6 9 (21.95%) Linux
6 9 (21.95%) SQL
6 9 (21.95%) SOAP
7 8 (19.51%) PL/SQL
7 8 (19.51%) JDeveloper
7 8 (19.51%) XQuery
7 8 (19.51%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (19.51%) Shell Script
7 8 (19.51%) Informatica
7 8 (19.51%) Oracle EBS
7 8 (19.51%) Oracle Workflow
7 8 (19.51%) Oracle BI EE
7 8 (19.51%) REST
8 6 (14.63%) TOGAF
8 6 (14.63%) J2EE
8 6 (14.63%) Siebel
8 6 (14.63%) ERP
8 6 (14.63%) DataPower
9 5 (12.20%) Oracle Database
9 5 (12.20%) Technical Analysis
9 5 (12.20%) XSD
9 5 (12.20%) Java
9 5 (12.20%) CRM

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 8 (19.51%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (7.32%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.88%) Mule
3 2 (4.88%) Mule ESB
3 2 (4.88%) CMS
4 1 (2.44%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.44%) Apache
4 1 (2.44%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Project
1 1 (2.44%) Niku Workbench
Business Applications
1 8 (19.51%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (12.20%) Oracle ERP
3 4 (9.76%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) SSL
2 1 (2.44%) SAN
2 1 (2.44%) Intranet
2 1 (2.44%) Telnet
2 1 (2.44%) Firewall
2 1 (2.44%) NAS
2 1 (2.44%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (2.44%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (2.44%) LAN
2 1 (2.44%) WAN
2 1 (2.44%) Ethernet
2 1 (2.44%) HTTP
2 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.51%) Oracle BI EE
2 5 (12.20%) Oracle Database
3 4 (9.76%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (9.76%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (7.32%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (2.44%) DB2
5 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.44%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (19.51%) JDeveloper
2 1 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.44%) Ant
General
1 18 (43.90%) Finance
2 4 (9.76%) Banking
3 1 (2.44%) Retail
3 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (48.78%) Architect
2 7 (17.07%) SOA Architect
3 6 (14.63%) Developer
3 6 (14.63%) Analyst
3 6 (14.63%) Solutions Architect
3 6 (14.63%) Support Analyst
4 5 (12.20%) Applications Architect
4 5 (12.20%) OBIEE Developer
5 4 (9.76%) Developer Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Technical Support
6 3 (7.32%) Technical Support Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Consultant
6 3 (7.32%) Integration Architect
7 2 (4.88%) Project Manager
7 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (4.88%) Enterprise Architect
8 1 (2.44%) Integration Manager
8 1 (2.44%) Release Manager
8 1 (2.44%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (36.59%) Middleware
2 10 (24.39%) XSLT
3 9 (21.95%) SOAP
4 8 (19.51%) REST
5 6 (14.63%) J2EE
6 5 (12.20%) XSD
7 4 (9.76%) WSDL
7 4 (9.76%) Oracle Fusion
7 4 (9.76%) XML
8 3 (7.32%) XSL
8 3 (7.32%) Web Services
8 3 (7.32%) HTML
9 2 (4.88%) CSS
9 2 (4.88%) XHTML
9 2 (4.88%) JMS
9 2 (4.88%) Ajax
9 2 (4.88%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 2 (4.88%) Java EE
10 1 (2.44%) JSON
10 1 (2.44%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) DataPower
2 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.88%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.44%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (2.44%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 9 (21.95%) Linux
2 2 (4.88%) UNIX
2 2 (4.88%) Windows
3 1 (2.44%) AIX
3 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (24.39%) BPEL
2 9 (21.95%) Workflow
3 8 (19.51%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (14.63%) ERP
4 6 (14.63%) TOGAF
5 5 (12.20%) CRM
5 5 (12.20%) Technical Analysis
6 4 (9.76%) UML
6 4 (9.76%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (7.32%) ITSM
7 3 (7.32%) Data Management
7 3 (7.32%) EAI
7 3 (7.32%) Service Management
7 3 (7.32%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (4.88%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (4.88%) Data Transformation
8 2 (4.88%) B2B
8 2 (4.88%) B2C
8 2 (4.88%) Data Modelling
8 2 (4.88%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.95%) SQL
2 8 (19.51%) XQuery
2 8 (19.51%) Shell Script
2 8 (19.51%) PL/SQL
3 5 (12.20%) Java
4 3 (7.32%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.88%) XPath
6 1 (2.44%) Jython
6 1 (2.44%) Korn
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) Firmware
1 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 13 (31.71%) Oracle
2 12 (29.27%) IBM
3 8 (19.51%) Informatica
4 6 (14.63%) Siebel
5 3 (7.32%) TIBCO
6 2 (4.88%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (4.88%) MuleSoft
6 2 (4.88%) SAP
7 1 (2.44%) Cisco
7 1 (2.44%) Nokia
7 1 (2.44%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.44%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.44%) HP
7 1 (2.44%) Citrix
7 1 (2.44%) Niku
7 1 (2.44%) VMware
7 1 (2.44%) F5