Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 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
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 103 48 57
Rank change year-on-year -55 +9 -23
Contract jobs citing SOA 9 16 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 0.79% 3.92% 1.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 4.40% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 4
Croydon median daily rate £485 £513 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.37% +57.69% -40.09%
10th Percentile £418 £506 £313
90th Percentile £749 £519 £469
South London median daily rate £450 £700 £450
% change year-on-year -35.71% +55.56% +5.88%
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 1,008 364 499
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 88.11% 89.22% 91.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 685 203 366
Croydon median daily rate £500 £450 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +7.78% +7.74%
10th Percentile £363 £295 £287
90th Percentile £675 £579 £575
South London median daily rate £500 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +16.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 12
Croydon median hourly rate £35.00 £20.75 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +68.67% -3.49% -22.61%
South London median hourly rate £42.02 £47.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -10.61% +123.81% -56.09%

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 21 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SOA in Croydon

For the 6 months to 21 July 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%) Java
1 7 (77.78%) DevOps
2 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (55.56%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (55.56%) Oracle
3 5 (55.56%) Tomcat
3 5 (55.56%) ActiveMQ
3 5 (55.56%) SC Cleared
3 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
3 5 (55.56%) ZABBIX
3 5 (55.56%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (55.56%) Puppet
3 5 (55.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (55.56%) Jenkins
4 4 (44.44%) Amazon ELB
4 4 (44.44%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (44.44%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (44.44%) HBase
4 4 (44.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 4 (44.44%) Ansible
4 4 (44.44%) Kubernetes
4 4 (44.44%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (44.44%) Packer
4 4 (44.44%) Terraform
4 4 (44.44%) Sonatype Nexus
4 4 (44.44%) Consul
4 4 (44.44%) OSGi
4 4 (44.44%) OpenLDAP
4 4 (44.44%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (44.44%) CentOS

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 5 (55.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 5 (55.56%) Tomcat
2 4 (44.44%) JBoss
3 1 (11.11%) Mule
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (55.56%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (44.44%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (44.44%) Amazon ELB
2 4 (44.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (44.44%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (44.44%) HBase
3 1 (11.11%) Hadoop
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Jenkins
2 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
2 4 (44.44%) Maven
2 4 (44.44%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (11.11%) Bitbucket
3 1 (11.11%) JIRA
General
1 3 (33.33%) Electronics
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
1 3 (33.33%) Manufacturing
1 3 (33.33%) Marketing
1 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) DevOps Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Integration Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Lead Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 2 (22.22%) Middleware Architect
2 2 (22.22%) SOA Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Linux Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Support Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) XML Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) ActiveMQ
2 4 (44.44%) OSGi
3 3 (33.33%) Spring
4 2 (22.22%) Middleware
4 2 (22.22%) SOAP
4 2 (22.22%) Spring Boot
5 1 (11.11%) Ajax
5 1 (11.11%) Apache Camel
5 1 (11.11%) JAXB
5 1 (11.11%) jQuery
5 1 (11.11%) JSON
5 1 (11.11%) REST
5 1 (11.11%) RESTful
5 1 (11.11%) Web Services
5 1 (11.11%) WSDL
5 1 (11.11%) XML
5 1 (11.11%) XML Schema
5 1 (11.11%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) CentOS
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
1 4 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Unix
3 1 (11.11%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) DevOps
2 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) Continuous Delivery
3 4 (44.44%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (33.33%) Programme Management
4 3 (33.33%) Scrum
5 2 (22.22%) Microservices
6 1 (11.11%) API Design
6 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
6 1 (11.11%) Open Source
6 1 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) Java
2 4 (44.44%) Python
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) SC Cleared
1 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) Puppet
1 5 (55.56%) ZABBIX
2 4 (44.44%) Ansible
2 4 (44.44%) Consul
2 4 (44.44%) Kubernetes
2 4 (44.44%) Packer
2 4 (44.44%) Terraform
3 1 (11.11%) Ambari
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle
2 3 (33.33%) SAP
3 1 (11.11%) Sun
3 1 (11.11%) WSO2