Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 92 64
Rank change year-on-year +1 -28 +9
Contract jobs citing SOA 25 11 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.27% 0.65% 2.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.59% 0.77% 3.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 6 39
Bristol median daily rate £463 £463 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -7.50% +25.00%
10th Percentile £363 £350 £325
90th Percentile £588 £600 £600
South West median daily rate £475 £550 £475
% change year-on-year -13.64% +15.79% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
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 1571 1421 1402
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 79.54% 83.44% 81.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1073 1029 1094
Bristol median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% - -
10th Percentile £263 £255 £263
90th Percentile £538 £551 £534
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 65 37
Bristol median hourly rate £23.00 £25.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.00% +31.58% -24.00%
10th Percentile £11.90 £12.00 £13.00
90th Percentile £46.75 £46.30 £48.50
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% -19.23% +44.44%

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SOA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for SOA.

1 15 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (48.00%) Finance
3 10 (40.00%) SQL
4 9 (36.00%) Web Services
5 7 (28.00%) HTML
5 7 (28.00%) Java
5 7 (28.00%) JavaScript
5 7 (28.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (28.00%) Mentoring
5 7 (28.00%) Coaching
6 6 (24.00%) REST
6 6 (24.00%) Spring
6 6 (24.00%) Maven
6 6 (24.00%) Git (software)
6 6 (24.00%) Eclipse
7 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
7 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 5 (20.00%) Scrum
7 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (20.00%) Jenkins
8 4 (16.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (16.00%) jQuery
8 4 (16.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (16.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 4 (16.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (16.00%) Oracle

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 4 (16.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (12.00%) Confluence
2 3 (12.00%) JBoss
2 3 (12.00%) Mule
3 2 (8.00%) WebSphere
4 1 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) Firewall
1 2 (8.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (8.00%) Kerberos
1 2 (8.00%) LDAP
1 2 (8.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (16.00%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (16.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (12.00%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 3 (12.00%) Azure SQL Database
3 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (8.00%) DB2
5 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
5 1 (4.00%) Power BI
5 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 6 (24.00%) Eclipse
1 6 (24.00%) Git (software)
1 6 (24.00%) Maven
2 5 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 4 (16.00%) JUnit
3 4 (16.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (12.00%) Gerrit
4 3 (12.00%) JIRA
4 3 (12.00%) Talend Open Studio
4 3 (12.00%) TeamCity
5 2 (8.00%) Ant
5 2 (8.00%) Artifactory
6 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (48.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Banking
3 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (64.00%) Architect
2 11 (44.00%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (20.00%) Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Data Architect
4 3 (12.00%) Data Warehouse Architect
4 3 (12.00%) Designer
4 3 (12.00%) Digital Architect
4 3 (12.00%) Digital Solutions Architect
4 3 (12.00%) Java Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Senior Software Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Software Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Solutions Designer
5 2 (8.00%) Cybersecurity Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Security Architect
6 1 (4.00%) BSS Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Lead Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Lead Java Developer
6 1 (4.00%) OSS Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (36.00%) Web Services
2 7 (28.00%) HTML
3 6 (24.00%) REST
3 6 (24.00%) Spring
4 4 (16.00%) jQuery
4 4 (16.00%) XML
5 3 (12.00%) ActiveMQ
5 3 (12.00%) Apache Camel
5 3 (12.00%) CSS
5 3 (12.00%) CSS3
5 3 (12.00%) DHTML
5 3 (12.00%) EJB
5 3 (12.00%) Entity Framework
5 3 (12.00%) HTML5
5 3 (12.00%) J2EE
5 3 (12.00%) JMS
5 3 (12.00%) SOAP
6 2 (8.00%) Hibernate
6 2 (8.00%) JSP
6 2 (8.00%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (8.00%) N-Tier
2 2 (8.00%) PKI
3 1 (4.00%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (4.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Unix
2 2 (8.00%) Linux
2 2 (8.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (28.00%) Coaching
2 7 (28.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 7 (28.00%) Mentoring
3 5 (20.00%) Scrum
4 4 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (16.00%) ETL
4 4 (16.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (12.00%) Data Migration
5 3 (12.00%) Machine Learning
5 3 (12.00%) Microservices
5 3 (12.00%) Migration
5 3 (12.00%) Predictive Analysis
5 3 (12.00%) Process Improvement
5 3 (12.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (8.00%) Network Segmentation
6 2 (8.00%) SDLC
6 2 (8.00%) Security Monitoring
6 2 (8.00%) Threat Modelling
Programming Languages
1 10 (40.00%) SQL
2 7 (28.00%) Java
2 7 (28.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (12.00%) R
4 2 (8.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.00%) C#
5 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) CISM
1 2 (8.00%) CISSP
1 2 (8.00%) OSCP
1 2 (8.00%) SANS
2 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) Data Quality
2 2 (8.00%) GDPR
2 2 (8.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (8.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (8.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (8.00%) IAG
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.00%) Oracle
3 3 (12.00%) Talend