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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 52 52 49
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Contract jobs citing SOA 13 4 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.80% 0.72% 1.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.41% 1.02% 2.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 12
Average daily rate
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£475 £377 £439
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.91% -14.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £655 £379 £477
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £29.50 £32.10
% change year-on-year
+27.11% -8.09%
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
539 394 474
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 74.65% 71.25% 68.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 352 259 305
Average daily rate £418 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 27 22
Average hourly rate £19.00 £30.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.66% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £8.00 £15.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £75.50 £55.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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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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 -2 8 £495 +31.21%
Chippenham - - - - 1
SOA
South West

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 5 (31.25%) C#
1 5 (31.25%) .NET
1 5 (31.25%) UML
1 5 (31.25%) MVC
1 5 (31.25%) REST
2 4 (25.00%) Data Governance
2 4 (25.00%) Open Source
2 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (25.00%) Silverlight
2 4 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle
2 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (18.75%) Finance
3 3 (18.75%) Data Architecture
4 2 (12.50%) Information Management
4 2 (12.50%) Spring
4 2 (12.50%) Data Management
4 2 (12.50%) IBM InfoSphere
4 2 (12.50%) Security Architecture
4 2 (12.50%) Network Architecture
4 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (12.50%) Hyperion
4 2 (12.50%) SQL
4 2 (12.50%) IBM

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) Apache
2 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
2 1 (6.25%) WebLogic
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) SAN
1 1 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (6.25%) MySQL
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (12.50%) Maven
2 2 (12.50%) JUnit
2 2 (12.50%) Eclipse
3 1 (6.25%) Ant
3 1 (6.25%) Mockito
3 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
3 1 (6.25%) Subversion
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Retail Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Architect
2 4 (25.00%) Data Modeller
3 3 (18.75%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Software Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 2 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Team Leader
5 1 (6.25%) Business Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Lead Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) VMware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) .NET
1 5 (31.25%) REST
2 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (25.00%) Silverlight
2 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (12.50%) Spring
3 2 (12.50%) J2EE
3 2 (12.50%) Web Services
4 1 (6.25%) XML
4 1 (6.25%) XSLT
4 1 (6.25%) HTML
4 1 (6.25%) CSS
4 1 (6.25%) JDBC
4 1 (6.25%) JSP
4 1 (6.25%) Servlets
4 1 (6.25%) SOAP
4 1 (6.25%) Struts
4 1 (6.25%) Ajax
4 1 (6.25%) Spring MVC
4 1 (6.25%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Open Source
2 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) UNIX
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) UML
1 5 (31.25%) MVC
2 4 (25.00%) Data Governance
2 4 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (18.75%) Data Architecture
4 2 (12.50%) Information Management
4 2 (12.50%) Data Management
4 2 (12.50%) Security Architecture
4 2 (12.50%) Network Architecture
4 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (6.25%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (6.25%) DSDM
5 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (6.25%) OOD
5 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
5 1 (6.25%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (6.25%) Web Development
5 1 (6.25%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) C#
2 2 (12.50%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (6.25%) Python
3 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.25%) Perl
3 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
3 1 (6.25%) Ruby
3 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) vCloud
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Hyperion
2 2 (12.50%) IBM
2 2 (12.50%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (6.25%) SAP
3 1 (6.25%) JBoss
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco
3 1 (6.25%) HP
3 1 (6.25%) VMware
3 1 (6.25%) 3PAR
3 1 (6.25%) Jaspersoft