Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 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
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 97 87 82
Rank change year-on-year -10 -5 -6
Contract jobs citing SOA 24 23 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.27% 1.34% 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.50% 1.62% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 17 15
Bristol median daily rate £425 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.11% +2.78% -10.00%
10th Percentile £400 £375 £313
90th Percentile £563 £515 £631
South West median daily rate £425 £498 £550
% change year-on-year -14.57% -9.55% +10.00%
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 1,597 1,422 1,494
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 84.32% 82.63% 85.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,094 948 1,080
Bristol median daily rate £401 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.00% - -
10th Percentile £273 £251 £250
90th Percentile £538 £530 £550
South West median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 41 63
Bristol median hourly rate £41.00 £35.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.14% -6.67% +38.89%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.50 £12.13
90th Percentile £52.50 £46.69 £46.90
South West median hourly rate £41.00 £39.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.80% +5.33% +4.17%

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 19 August 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 19 August 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 14 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (54.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 13 (54.17%) Oracle
3 12 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 11 (45.83%) Java
4 11 (45.83%) Finance
4 11 (45.83%) REST
5 10 (41.67%) Banking
5 10 (41.67%) XML
6 9 (37.50%) Web Services
6 9 (37.50%) Unix
6 9 (37.50%) HTML
6 9 (37.50%) SQL
6 9 (37.50%) CSS
7 8 (33.33%) JSP
7 8 (33.33%) SOAP
7 8 (33.33%) PL/SQL
7 8 (33.33%) J2EE
7 8 (33.33%) DB2
7 8 (33.33%) Ant
7 8 (33.33%) DHTML
7 8 (33.33%) EJB
7 8 (33.33%) JMS
7 8 (33.33%) Eclipse
7 8 (33.33%) Hibernate
7 8 (33.33%) Spring
7 8 (33.33%) Maven
7 8 (33.33%) WebSphere
7 8 (33.33%) JIRA
7 8 (33.33%) CSS3

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 13 (54.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 8 (33.33%) Confluence
2 8 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 3 (12.50%) Oracle Service Bus
3 3 (12.50%) WebLogic
3 3 (12.50%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (4.17%) Apache
4 1 (4.17%) CMS
4 1 (4.17%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (4.17%) Umbraco
4 1 (4.17%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (4.17%) DELMIA
2 1 (4.17%) ENOVIA
2 1 (4.17%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
2 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 8 (33.33%) DB2
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (4.17%) Big Data
3 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (33.33%) Ant
1 8 (33.33%) Artifactory
1 8 (33.33%) Eclipse
1 8 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 8 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 8 (33.33%) JIRA
1 8 (33.33%) Maven
1 8 (33.33%) TeamCity
2 3 (12.50%) JDeveloper
3 1 (4.17%) Rational Rose
General
1 11 (45.83%) Finance
2 10 (41.67%) Banking
3 2 (8.33%) Back Office
3 2 (8.33%) Marketing
3 2 (8.33%) Retail
3 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.17%) Law
4 1 (4.17%) Military
4 1 (4.17%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Developer
2 8 (33.33%) Architect
2 8 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 5 (20.83%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (16.67%) Backend Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Digital Architect
6 2 (8.33%) BPM Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Digital Solutions Architect
6 2 (8.33%) Middleware Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) BSS Architect
7 1 (4.17%) Cloud Architect
7 1 (4.17%) Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) DevOps Architect
7 1 (4.17%) Mobile Solutions Architect
7 1 (4.17%) OSS Architect
7 1 (4.17%) OSS Solutions Architect
7 1 (4.17%) PHP Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Principal Architect
7 1 (4.17%) Security Architect
7 1 (4.17%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (45.83%) REST
2 10 (41.67%) XML
3 9 (37.50%) CSS
3 9 (37.50%) HTML
3 9 (37.50%) Web Services
4 8 (33.33%) CSS3
4 8 (33.33%) DHTML
4 8 (33.33%) EJB
4 8 (33.33%) Hibernate
4 8 (33.33%) HTML5
4 8 (33.33%) J2EE
4 8 (33.33%) JMS
4 8 (33.33%) JSP
4 8 (33.33%) SOAP
4 8 (33.33%) Spring
5 3 (12.50%) Middleware
5 3 (12.50%) Oracle Fusion
5 3 (12.50%) React
5 3 (12.50%) WebCenter
6 2 (8.33%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Client/Server
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 9 (37.50%) Unix
2 2 (8.33%) Android
3 1 (4.17%) Linux
3 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (33.33%) Microservices
3 7 (29.17%) Scrum
4 5 (20.83%) Process Management
5 4 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (16.67%) TOGAF
6 3 (12.50%) Analytics
6 3 (12.50%) ITIL
6 3 (12.50%) Process Improvement
6 3 (12.50%) SDLC
6 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 3 (12.50%) User Stories
7 2 (8.33%) Android Development
7 2 (8.33%) Artificial Intelligence
7 2 (8.33%) Business Analysis
7 2 (8.33%) Coaching
7 2 (8.33%) CRM
7 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
7 2 (8.33%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 11 (45.83%) Java
3 9 (37.50%) SQL
4 8 (33.33%) PL/SQL
5 2 (8.33%) TypeScript
6 1 (4.17%) C#
6 1 (4.17%) PHP
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%) BS25999
1 1 (4.17%) GDPR
1 1 (4.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
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%) Ansible
1 1 (4.17%) Puppet
1 1 (4.17%) Single Sign-On
1 1 (4.17%) Terraform
Vendors
1 13 (54.17%) Oracle
2 3 (12.50%) IBM
3 2 (8.33%) Pega
3 2 (8.33%) webMethods
3 2 (8.33%) Xamarin
4 1 (4.17%) Sitecore
4 1 (4.17%) Talend