Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 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
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 113 95 105
Rank change year-on-year -18 +10 -43
Contract jobs citing SOA 13 25 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.61% 1.27% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.72% 1.54% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 17 6
Bristol median daily rate £400 £463 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.51% - -7.50%
10th Percentile £378 £363 £350
90th Percentile £550 £588 £600
South West median daily rate £520 £475 £550
% change year-on-year +9.47% -13.64% +14.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate £42.50 - -
South West median hourly rate £42.50 - -

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 1,799 1,625 1,493
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 85.02% 82.49% 85.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,220 1,104 1,073
Bristol median daily rate £413 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £275 £256 £255
90th Percentile £538 £531 £550
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 45 73
Bristol median hourly rate £41.50 £28.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.21% +12.00% +51.52%
10th Percentile £15.44 £12.43 £12.00
90th Percentile £67.63 £49.00 £46.40
South West median hourly rate £41.53 £35.00 £29.60
% change year-on-year +18.66% +18.24% -22.11%

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 15 November 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 15 November 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 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) Java
2 7 (53.85%) Oracle
2 7 (53.85%) XML
2 7 (53.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
4 5 (38.46%) SQL
4 5 (38.46%) SOAP
4 5 (38.46%) Web Services
4 5 (38.46%) Banking
4 5 (38.46%) REST
4 5 (38.46%) Microservices
5 4 (30.77%) MongoDB
5 4 (30.77%) Analytics
5 4 (30.77%) User Stories
5 4 (30.77%) Scrum
5 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
5 4 (30.77%) Process Management
5 4 (30.77%) Middleware
5 4 (30.77%) HTML
5 4 (30.77%) CSS
6 3 (23.08%) JSP
6 3 (23.08%) EJB
6 3 (23.08%) DB2
6 3 (23.08%) DHTML
6 3 (23.08%) PL/SQL
6 3 (23.08%) J2EE
6 3 (23.08%) Unix
6 3 (23.08%) Linux
6 3 (23.08%) JMS

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 7 (53.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle Service Bus
2 2 (15.38%) WebLogic
2 2 (15.38%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (7.69%) Confluence
3 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
3 1 (7.69%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (15.38%) IBM Blueworks
2 2 (15.38%) npm
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) MongoDB
2 3 (23.08%) DB2
3 2 (15.38%) Big Data
3 2 (15.38%) GIS
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
4 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Jenkins
1 3 (23.08%) JIRA
2 2 (15.38%) Cucumber
2 2 (15.38%) JDeveloper
2 2 (15.38%) Redmine
2 2 (15.38%) SoapUI
2 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (7.69%) Ant
3 1 (7.69%) Artifactory
3 1 (7.69%) Eclipse
3 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 1 (7.69%) Maven
3 1 (7.69%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (38.46%) Banking
2 2 (15.38%) Back Office
2 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Marketing
2 2 (15.38%) Retail
3 1 (7.69%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Java Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) BPM Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Architect
4 1 (7.69%) AWS Architect
4 1 (7.69%) AWS DevOps
4 1 (7.69%) Backend Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) DevOps Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Digital Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Manual Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Middleware Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) PHP Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Principal Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) XML
2 5 (38.46%) REST
2 5 (38.46%) SOAP
2 5 (38.46%) Web Services
3 4 (30.77%) CSS
3 4 (30.77%) HTML
3 4 (30.77%) Middleware
4 3 (23.08%) CSS3
4 3 (23.08%) DHTML
4 3 (23.08%) EJB
4 3 (23.08%) Hibernate
4 3 (23.08%) HTML5
4 3 (23.08%) J2EE
4 3 (23.08%) JMS
4 3 (23.08%) JSP
4 3 (23.08%) Spring
5 2 (15.38%) jQuery
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (15.38%) RESTful
5 2 (15.38%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) Client/Server
3 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
1 3 (23.08%) Unix
2 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) Microservices
3 4 (30.77%) Analytics
3 4 (30.77%) Process Management
3 4 (30.77%) Scrum
3 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
3 4 (30.77%) User Stories
4 2 (15.38%) Artificial Intelligence
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (15.38%) Functional Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Process Improvement
4 2 (15.38%) Quality Management
4 2 (15.38%) Regression Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Software Testing
4 2 (15.38%) TDD
4 2 (15.38%) Test Strategy
4 2 (15.38%) Validation
4 2 (15.38%) V-Model
4 2 (15.38%) Workflow
4 2 (15.38%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) Java
2 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
3 5 (38.46%) SQL
4 3 (23.08%) PL/SQL
5 1 (7.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) BS25999
1 1 (7.69%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) Ansible
2 2 (15.38%) Kubernetes
3 1 (7.69%) Puppet
3 1 (7.69%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) IBM
2 2 (15.38%) Pega
2 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
2 2 (15.38%) VMware
2 2 (15.38%) webMethods