The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf with a requirement for SOA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 28 March 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)
London / Canary Wharf
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 - 21
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing SOA 5 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 3.79% - 3.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.24% - 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
Median daily rate £613 - £525
90% offered a daily rate of more than £603 - £485
10% offered a daily rate of more than £623 - £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £440
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £50.20 £35.63
% change year-on-year -15.33% +40.89%  

SOA is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Canary Wharf
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 118 105 104
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf 89.39% 86.78% 88.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 90 64
Median daily rate £550 £480 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.58% -4.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £26.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend in Canary Wharf

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Canary Wharf citing SOA as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for SOA in Canary Wharf

SOA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SOA in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Canary Wharf region with a requirement for SOA.

1 8 (72.73%) OO
2 7 (63.64%) Java
2 7 (63.64%) Oracle
2 7 (63.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 6 (54.55%) XML
3 6 (54.55%) OOA/OOD
3 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (45.45%) TOGAF
4 5 (45.45%) Data Modelling
4 5 (45.45%) SQL
4 5 (45.45%) Logical Data Model
4 5 (45.45%) Physical Data Model
4 5 (45.45%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (36.36%) Computer Science
5 4 (36.36%) Software Architecture
5 4 (36.36%) ISEB
5 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (36.36%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (27.27%) LDAP
6 3 (27.27%) IBM
6 3 (27.27%) ETL
6 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
6 3 (27.27%) Sybase
6 3 (27.27%) Workflow
6 3 (27.27%) Finance
6 3 (27.27%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (27.27%) Content Management
6 3 (27.27%) Document Management
6 3 (27.27%) Spring
6 3 (27.27%) Scrum

SOA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Canary Wharf 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 (63.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (27.27%) Confluence
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (18.18%) Liferay
4 1 (9.09%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
1 1 (9.09%) PaaS
1 1 (9.09%) SaaS
1 1 (9.09%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) LDAP
2 1 (9.09%) Internet
2 1 (9.09%) Intranet
2 1 (9.09%) VPN
2 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
2 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
3 1 (9.09%) OLAP
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle OLAP
3 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) JIRA
2 1 (9.09%) Bitbucket
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Architect
2 5 (45.45%) Software Architect
3 3 (27.27%) Developer
4 2 (18.18%) C++ Developer
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Data Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Database Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking C++ Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Java Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Java Software Architect
5 1 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (9.09%) SaaS Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Security Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Database Developer
5 1 (9.09%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) XML
2 3 (27.27%) Spring
3 2 (18.18%) COM+
3 2 (18.18%) Hibernate
3 2 (18.18%) J2EE
3 2 (18.18%) JSON
3 2 (18.18%) Web Services
4 1 (9.09%) .NET
4 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
4 1 (9.09%) Apache Flex
4 1 (9.09%) BlazeDS
4 1 (9.09%) JMS
4 1 (9.09%) OAuth
4 1 (9.09%) REST
4 1 (9.09%) RESTful
4 1 (9.09%) SAML
4 1 (9.09%) Spring MVC
4 1 (9.09%) Struts
4 1 (9.09%) XSL
4 1 (9.09%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Computer Science
2 2 (18.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (9.09%) Private Cloud
3 1 (9.09%) Replication
3 1 (9.09%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) OO
2 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) OOA/OOD
3 5 (45.45%) Data Modelling
3 5 (45.45%) Enterprise Architecture
3 5 (45.45%) Logical Data Model
3 5 (45.45%) Physical Data Model
3 5 (45.45%) TOGAF
4 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (36.36%) Software Architecture
5 3 (27.27%) Coaching
5 3 (27.27%) Content Management
5 3 (27.27%) Document Management
5 3 (27.27%) ETL
5 3 (27.27%) Integration Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Kanban
5 3 (27.27%) Scrum
5 3 (27.27%) Workflow
6 2 (18.18%) Data Integration
6 2 (18.18%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) Java
2 5 (45.45%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 2 (18.18%) C++
4 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL
4 2 (18.18%) VB
5 1 (9.09%) ActionScript
5 1 (9.09%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) ISEB
2 3 (27.27%) ISTQB
3 1 (9.09%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) MOM
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Oracle
2 3 (27.27%) IBM
2 3 (27.27%) Sybase
3 2 (18.18%) Atlassian
4 1 (9.09%) Adobe
4 1 (9.09%) Informatica
4 1 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (9.09%) ServiceNow
4 1 (9.09%) Sun
4 1 (9.09%) Tableau