Period
to 22 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Croydon 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 22 October 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 London > Croydon
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 106 79 58
Rank change year-on-year -27 -21 -23
Contract jobs citing SOA 9 11 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 0.74% 1.53% 3.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 1.64% 3.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 9
Croydon median daily rate £506 £303 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +67.11% -8.19% -33.60%
10th Percentile £447 £269 £313
90th Percentile £749 £326 £425
South London median daily rate £506 £513 £358
% change year-on-year -1.37% +43.36% -15.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Croydon median hourly rate - - -
South London median hourly rate - - -

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 Croydon with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Croydon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,106 670 496
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 90.88% 93.06% 91.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 804 424 315
Croydon median daily rate £525 £500 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +19.05% -1.18%
10th Percentile £363 £325 £301
90th Percentile £638 £636 £563
South London median daily rate £525 £488 £425
% change year-on-year +7.69% +14.71% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 7
Croydon median hourly rate £35.00 £13.50 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +159.26% -50.00% -2.81%
South London median hourly rate £43.75 £47.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +137.50% -33.33%

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend in Croydon

Job postings citing SOA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Croydon.

Job vacancy trend for SOA in Croydon

SOA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SOA in Croydon

SOA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SOA in Croydon over the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SOA in Croydon

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 Croydon region with a requirement for SOA.

1 7 (77.78%) SC Cleared
1 7 (77.78%) Security Cleared
2 5 (55.56%) Java
2 5 (55.56%) Finance
3 4 (44.44%) Oracle
3 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (44.44%) DevOps
4 3 (33.33%) Microservices
4 3 (33.33%) Spring Boot
4 3 (33.33%) Scrum
4 3 (33.33%) Programme Management
4 3 (33.33%) Spring
4 3 (33.33%) Marketing
4 3 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (33.33%) SAP
4 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (33.33%) Manufacturing
4 3 (33.33%) Electronics
4 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
5 2 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (22.22%) ERP
5 2 (22.22%) Middleware
5 2 (22.22%) Tomcat
5 2 (22.22%) SOAP
5 2 (22.22%) Web Services
5 2 (22.22%) ITIL
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (22.22%) ZABBIX
5 2 (22.22%) RESTful

SOA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Croydon 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 (44.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (22.22%) Tomcat
3 1 (11.11%) JBoss
3 1 (11.11%) Mule
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (22.22%) IaaS
1 2 (22.22%) PaaS
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (11.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (11.11%) Hadoop
2 1 (11.11%) HBase
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 1 (11.11%) Bitbucket
2 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 1 (11.11%) JIRA
2 1 (11.11%) Maven
2 1 (11.11%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Electronics
2 3 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 3 (33.33%) Marketing
2 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Architect
1 2 (22.22%) DBA
1 2 (22.22%) Developer
1 2 (22.22%) Integration Architect
1 2 (22.22%) Java Developer
1 2 (22.22%) Lead Architect
1 2 (22.22%) Middleware Architect
1 2 (22.22%) SOA Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Java Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) DevOps Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) DevOps Systems Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared Java Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Business Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) XML Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) Spring
1 3 (33.33%) Spring Boot
2 2 (22.22%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (22.22%) Middleware
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (22.22%) REST
2 2 (22.22%) RESTful
2 2 (22.22%) SOAP
2 2 (22.22%) Web Services
3 1 (11.11%) Ajax
3 1 (11.11%) Apache Camel
3 1 (11.11%) JAXB
3 1 (11.11%) jQuery
3 1 (11.11%) JSON
3 1 (11.11%) OSGi
3 1 (11.11%) WSDL
3 1 (11.11%) XML
3 1 (11.11%) XML Schema
3 1 (11.11%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) CentOS
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (44.44%) DevOps
2 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
2 3 (33.33%) Microservices
2 3 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 3 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (22.22%) ERP
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
4 1 (11.11%) API Design
4 1 (11.11%) BDD
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) Open Source
4 1 (11.11%) Pair Programming
4 1 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (11.11%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) Java 8
2 1 (11.11%) Python
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) SC Cleared
1 7 (77.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Puppet
1 2 (22.22%) ZABBIX
2 1 (11.11%) Ambari
2 1 (11.11%) Ansible
2 1 (11.11%) Consul
2 1 (11.11%) Kubernetes
2 1 (11.11%) Packer
2 1 (11.11%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle
2 3 (33.33%) SAP
3 1 (11.11%) Sun
3 1 (11.11%) WSO2