Period
to 20 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for SOA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SOA over the 6 months to 20 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
South West > Bristol
6 months to
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 71 81
Rank change year-on-year -8 +10 -3
Contract jobs citing SOA 24 31 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.40% 1.92% 1.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.70% 2.31% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 21 21
Bristol median daily rate £450 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -10.00% +1.27%
10th Percentile £413 £325 £313
90th Percentile £563 £550 £631
South West median daily rate £425 £450 £475
% change year-on-year -5.56% -5.26% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate £47.00 - -
South West median hourly rate £47.00 - £37.50

SOA is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,409 1,342 1,432
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 82.30% 83.30% 83.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 909 901 1,041
Bristol median daily rate £400 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% -3.95%
10th Percentile £267 £244 £250
90th Percentile £525 £550 £519
South West median daily rate £405 £398 £375
% change year-on-year +1.89% +6.00% -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 32 56
Bristol median hourly rate £27.50 £37.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.68% -1.33% +1.24%
10th Percentile £11.17 £12.92 £13.74
90th Percentile £47.00 £48.75 £52.38
South West median hourly rate £31.00 £39.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -21.52% -1.25% +14.29%

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing SOA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for SOA in Bristol

SOA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SOA in Bristol.

Contractor daily rate trend for SOA in Bristol

SOA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SOA in Bristol over the 6 months to 20 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SOA in Bristol

SOA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOA in Bristol.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SOA in Bristol

For the 6 months to 20 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SOA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for SOA.

1 18 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (58.33%) Finance
2 14 (58.33%) REST
2 14 (58.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 14 (58.33%) Oracle
2 14 (58.33%) Web Services
3 13 (54.17%) EJB
3 13 (54.17%) Java
3 13 (54.17%) JavaScript
3 13 (54.17%) JMS
3 13 (54.17%) Hibernate
3 13 (54.17%) TeamCity
3 13 (54.17%) Git (software)
3 13 (54.17%) Confluence
3 13 (54.17%) Banking
3 13 (54.17%) Spring
3 13 (54.17%) JIRA
3 13 (54.17%) Microservices
4 12 (50.00%) SQL
4 12 (50.00%) Unix
5 11 (45.83%) XML
5 11 (45.83%) Eclipse
5 11 (45.83%) J2EE
5 11 (45.83%) PL/SQL
5 11 (45.83%) DHTML
5 11 (45.83%) HTML
5 11 (45.83%) CSS
5 11 (45.83%) JSP
5 11 (45.83%) SOAP
5 11 (45.83%) DB2

SOA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 14 (58.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 13 (54.17%) Confluence
3 11 (45.83%) WebSphere
4 1 (4.17%) Apache
4 1 (4.17%) CMS
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (4.17%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (4.17%) Umbraco
4 1 (4.17%) WebLogic
4 1 (4.17%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) DELMIA
1 1 (4.17%) ENOVIA
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (4.17%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) DWDM
1 1 (4.17%) Firewall
1 1 (4.17%) GSM
1 1 (4.17%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (4.17%) Kerberos
1 1 (4.17%) LTE
1 1 (4.17%) Network Security
1 1 (4.17%) NGN
1 1 (4.17%) SDH
1 1 (4.17%) UMTS
1 1 (4.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (45.83%) DB2
2 1 (4.17%) Big Data
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 13 (54.17%) Git (software)
1 13 (54.17%) JIRA
1 13 (54.17%) TeamCity
2 11 (45.83%) Ant
2 11 (45.83%) Artifactory
2 11 (45.83%) Eclipse
2 11 (45.83%) Jenkins
2 11 (45.83%) Maven
3 2 (8.33%) Introscope
4 1 (4.17%) JDeveloper
4 1 (4.17%) Rational Rose
General
1 14 (58.33%) Finance
2 13 (54.17%) Banking
3 2 (8.33%) Legal
3 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.17%) Military
4 1 (4.17%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Developer
1 11 (45.83%) Java Developer
2 8 (33.33%) Architect
3 6 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (16.67%) Backend Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Digital Architect
5 3 (12.50%) Digital Solutions Architect
6 2 (8.33%) Performance Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Azure Architect
7 1 (4.17%) BSS Architect
7 1 (4.17%) BSS Solutions Architect
7 1 (4.17%) Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) Integration Architect
7 1 (4.17%) Middleware Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Mobile Solutions Architect
7 1 (4.17%) OSS Architect
7 1 (4.17%) OSS Solutions Architect
7 1 (4.17%) Security Architect
7 1 (4.17%) Security Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (58.33%) REST
1 14 (58.33%) Web Services
2 13 (54.17%) EJB
2 13 (54.17%) Hibernate
2 13 (54.17%) JMS
2 13 (54.17%) Spring
3 11 (45.83%) CSS
3 11 (45.83%) CSS3
3 11 (45.83%) DHTML
3 11 (45.83%) HTML
3 11 (45.83%) HTML5
3 11 (45.83%) J2EE
3 11 (45.83%) JSP
3 11 (45.83%) SOAP
3 11 (45.83%) XML
4 3 (12.50%) React
5 2 (8.33%) AngularJS
5 2 (8.33%) Node.js
6 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (4.17%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
1 2 (8.33%) iPad
1 2 (8.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.17%) Algorithms
2 1 (4.17%) Animation
2 1 (4.17%) Frameworx
2 1 (4.17%) N-Tier
2 1 (4.17%) PKI
2 1 (4.17%) TM Forum
Operating Systems
1 12 (50.00%) Unix
2 3 (12.50%) Linux
3 2 (8.33%) Android
4 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (54.17%) Microservices
3 8 (33.33%) Scrum
4 4 (16.67%) TOGAF
4 4 (16.67%) User Stories
5 3 (12.50%) Coaching
5 3 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (12.50%) ITIL
5 3 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (8.33%) Android Development
6 2 (8.33%) Application Performance Monitoring
6 2 (8.33%) Business Analysis
6 2 (8.33%) CRM
6 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (8.33%) Performance Engineering
6 2 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (8.33%) SDLC
6 2 (8.33%) TDD
7 1 (4.17%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 13 (54.17%) Java
1 13 (54.17%) JavaScript
2 12 (50.00%) SQL
3 11 (45.83%) PL/SQL
4 2 (8.33%) Java 8
4 2 (8.33%) TypeScript
5 1 (4.17%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) MCSE
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.17%) CISM
2 1 (4.17%) CISSP
2 1 (4.17%) OSCP
2 1 (4.17%) SANS
2 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) GDPR
1 1 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.17%) PCI DSS
1 1 (4.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.17%) IAG
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 14 (58.33%) Oracle
2 2 (8.33%) AppDynamics
2 2 (8.33%) CA
2 2 (8.33%) Xamarin
3 1 (4.17%) IBM
3 1 (4.17%) Sitecore
3 1 (4.17%) Talend