The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 26 June 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 / City of London
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 112 110 104
Rank change year-on-year -2 -6  
Contract jobs citing SOA 58 55 108
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.75% 1.65% 1.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.98% 1.93% 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 47 86
Median daily rate £529 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.31% +2.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £375 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £628 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £470 £450
% change year-on-year +6.38% +4.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £40.60
% change year-on-year -11.11% +10.83%  

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 the City of London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2925 2856 4712
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 88.16% 85.89% 81.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2250 2341 3708
Median daily rate £500 £475 £468
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.60%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £335 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 23 56
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -22.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.50 £15.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £35.20 £55.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London 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 the City of London

SOA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SOA in the City of London

SOA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SOA in the City of London over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SOA in the City of London

SOA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SOA in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 City of London region with a requirement for SOA.

1 71 (59.66%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (53.78%) Java
3 51 (42.86%) TDD
4 46 (38.66%) Scrum
5 45 (37.82%) Web Services
6 43 (36.13%) JavaScript
7 41 (34.45%) MVC
8 39 (32.77%) HTML
9 38 (31.93%) CSS
10 35 (29.41%) .NET
10 35 (29.41%) BDD
10 35 (29.41%) AngularJS
11 32 (26.89%) Finance
12 31 (26.05%) Continuous Integration
13 30 (25.21%) Kanban
13 30 (25.21%) Git (software)
13 30 (25.21%) SOLID
14 27 (22.69%) Amazon AWS
14 27 (22.69%) C#
15 26 (21.85%) Web Development
15 26 (21.85%) Test Automation
16 25 (21.01%) HTML5
16 25 (21.01%) MongoDB
16 25 (21.01%) Front End Development
17 24 (20.17%) Domain-Driven Design
17 24 (20.17%) Refactoring
17 24 (20.17%) QA
18 23 (19.33%) REST
18 23 (19.33%) Web Application Development
19 22 (18.49%) Grunt

SOA
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 (11.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 10 (8.40%) WebSphere
3 6 (5.04%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (5.04%) JBoss
4 4 (3.36%) Confluence
5 3 (2.52%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (1.68%) Apache
6 2 (1.68%) Mule
6 2 (1.68%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.84%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.84%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.84%) CMS
7 1 (0.84%) MTS
7 1 (0.84%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.84%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (1.68%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.84%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.84%) OmniGraffle
2 1 (0.84%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (4.20%) ION MarketView
2 1 (0.84%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.84%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.84%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.84%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.84%) Oracle FAH
2 1 (0.84%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.84%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.84%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.84%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.84%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.84%) RMDS
2 1 (0.84%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 27 (22.69%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (9.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.36%) GitHub
4 3 (2.52%) PaaS
4 3 (2.52%) Salesforce Service Cloud
5 2 (1.68%) IaaS
6 1 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.84%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.84%) CloudBees
6 1 (0.84%) Firebase
6 1 (0.84%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.52%) Firewall
1 3 (2.52%) HTTP
1 3 (2.52%) SNMP
2 2 (1.68%) LAN
2 2 (1.68%) SAN
2 2 (1.68%) VPN
2 2 (1.68%) WAN
3 1 (0.84%) BGP
3 1 (0.84%) DMZ
3 1 (0.84%) ICMP
3 1 (0.84%) Internet
3 1 (0.84%) IPv4
3 1 (0.84%) IPv6
3 1 (0.84%) Kerberos
3 1 (0.84%) LDAP
3 1 (0.84%) MPLS
3 1 (0.84%) OSPF
3 1 (0.84%) SSL
3 1 (0.84%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.84%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (21.01%) MongoDB
2 18 (15.13%) SQL Server
3 15 (12.61%) NoSQL
4 5 (4.20%) Big Data
4 5 (4.20%) MySQL
5 4 (3.36%) QlikView
5 4 (3.36%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (2.52%) DB2
7 2 (1.68%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.68%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.68%) RavenDB
7 2 (1.68%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.84%) Aerospike
8 1 (0.84%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.84%) CouchDB
8 1 (0.84%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 1 (0.84%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 30 (25.21%) Git (software)
2 22 (18.49%) Grunt
2 22 (18.49%) gulp
3 20 (16.81%) IntelliJ
4 11 (9.24%) Jenkins
5 8 (6.72%) JIRA
6 5 (4.20%) Ant
6 5 (4.20%) Maven
6 5 (4.20%) NUnit
6 5 (4.20%) TeamCity
7 4 (3.36%) JUnit
7 4 (3.36%) MSTest
7 4 (3.36%) Selenium
7 4 (3.36%) SoapUI
8 3 (2.52%) Bitbucket
8 3 (2.52%) Eclipse
9 2 (1.68%) Axure RP
9 2 (1.68%) Mockito
9 2 (1.68%) SonarQube
9 2 (1.68%) SpecFlow
General
1 32 (26.89%) Finance
2 21 (17.65%) Banking
3 6 (5.04%) Front Office
3 6 (5.04%) Retail
4 4 (3.36%) Advertising
4 4 (3.36%) Legal
5 2 (1.68%) Back Office
6 1 (0.84%) Digital Economy
6 1 (0.84%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.84%) Marketing
6 1 (0.84%) Military
6 1 (0.84%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 74 (62.18%) Developer
2 36 (30.25%) Java Developer
3 33 (27.73%) Architect
4 17 (14.29%) Full Stack Developer
5 16 (13.45%) .NET Developer
6 15 (12.61%) Solutions Architect
7 14 (11.76%) C# Developer
8 12 (10.08%) Lead Developer
9 10 (8.40%) C# .NET Developer
10 9 (7.56%) Senior Developer
11 7 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
11 7 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 7 (5.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 7 (5.88%) Lead Architect
12 6 (5.04%) Agile Developer
12 6 (5.04%) Lead .NET Developer
12 6 (5.04%) Lead C# Developer
12 6 (5.04%) Lead Java Developer
13 5 (4.20%) Agile Java Developer
13 5 (4.20%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (37.82%) Web Services
2 39 (32.77%) HTML
3 38 (31.93%) CSS
4 35 (29.41%) .NET
4 35 (29.41%) AngularJS
5 25 (21.01%) HTML5
6 23 (19.33%) REST
7 22 (18.49%) React
8 20 (16.81%) Dropwizard
8 20 (16.81%) Hystrix
8 20 (16.81%) Play Framework
8 20 (16.81%) Scalatra
9 18 (15.13%) XML
10 17 (14.29%) SOAP
11 15 (12.61%) Spring
12 13 (10.92%) Middleware
13 12 (10.08%) ASP.NET
14 11 (9.24%) ASP.NET MVC
14 11 (9.24%) RESTful
15 9 (7.56%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.72%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (5.04%) Fixed Income
2 6 (5.04%) Mobile App
3 5 (4.20%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.20%) Data Centre
3 5 (4.20%) SWIFT
3 5 (4.20%) User Experience
4 4 (3.36%) Fintech
4 4 (3.36%) Virtual Team
5 3 (2.52%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.52%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.52%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.68%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.68%) Taxonomies
6 2 (1.68%) Video on Demand
7 1 (0.84%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.84%) DataPower
7 1 (0.84%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.84%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.84%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 13 (10.92%) Unix
2 12 (10.08%) Windows
3 8 (6.72%) Linux
4 6 (5.04%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.68%) Android
6 1 (0.84%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.84%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (59.66%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (42.86%) TDD
3 46 (38.66%) Scrum
4 41 (34.45%) MVC
5 35 (29.41%) BDD
6 31 (26.05%) Continuous Integration
7 30 (25.21%) Kanban
7 30 (25.21%) SOLID
8 26 (21.85%) Test Automation
8 26 (21.85%) Web Development
9 25 (21.01%) Front End Development
10 24 (20.17%) Domain-Driven Design
10 24 (20.17%) Refactoring
11 23 (19.33%) Web Application Development
12 22 (18.49%) Software Engineering
13 20 (16.81%) Digital Transformation Programme
13 20 (16.81%) Microservices
13 20 (16.81%) Pair Programming
14 19 (15.97%) OO
15 13 (10.92%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 64 (53.78%) Java
2 43 (36.13%) JavaScript
3 27 (22.69%) C#
4 20 (16.81%) Groovy
5 15 (12.61%) SQL
6 8 (6.72%) Python
7 7 (5.88%) Scala
8 4 (3.36%) XPath
9 3 (2.52%) Apex Code
9 3 (2.52%) Ruby
9 3 (2.52%) SOQL
9 3 (2.52%) SOSL
9 3 (2.52%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.68%) Go
11 1 (0.84%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.84%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.84%) PHP
11 1 (0.84%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.84%) R
11 1 (0.84%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (5.88%) Degree
2 3 (2.52%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.68%) OCPJP
3 2 (1.68%) PMP
4 1 (0.84%) CCIE
4 1 (0.84%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.84%) JNCIE
4 1 (0.84%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.84%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (20.17%) QA
2 5 (4.20%) SEPA
System Software
1 4 (3.36%) Docker
2 1 (0.84%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.84%) vCloud
2 1 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (5.04%) Kubernetes
1 6 (5.04%) MOM
2 1 (0.84%) Ansible
2 1 (0.84%) Marathon
2 1 (0.84%) Mesos
2 1 (0.84%) OpenIDM
2 1 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 20 (16.81%) New Relic
2 14 (11.76%) Oracle
3 11 (9.24%) IBM
3 11 (9.24%) Microsoft
4 5 (4.20%) ION Trading
5 4 (3.36%) Bloomberg
5 4 (3.36%) Reuters
5 4 (3.36%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (2.52%) Atlassian
6 3 (2.52%) TIBCO
7 2 (1.68%) Cisco
7 2 (1.68%) Informatica
7 2 (1.68%) Pega
7 2 (1.68%) Solace
7 2 (1.68%) Tableau
8 1 (0.84%) Canoo
8 1 (0.84%) comScore
8 1 (0.84%) hybris
8 1 (0.84%) MarketAxess
8 1 (0.84%) Tradeweb
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £420.00 per day
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