Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 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)
South London > Croydon
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 63 34
Rank change year-on-year -22 -29 -4
Contract jobs citing SOA 10 15 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 1.18% 2.85% 5.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.29% 3.13% 6.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 4
Croydon median daily rate £303 £330 £456
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.19% -27.78% -6.41%
10th Percentile £269 £313 £389
90th Percentile £326 £425 £491
South London median daily rate £450 £355 £425
% change year-on-year +26.76% -16.47% -12.82%
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 773 480 300
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 91.48% 91.25% 88.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 504 296 190
Croydon median daily rate £500 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% - -5.56%
10th Percentile £351 £300 £313
90th Percentile £648 £575 £525
South London median daily rate £500 £425 £375
% change year-on-year +17.65% +13.33% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 5
Croydon median hourly rate £13.50 £35.25 £27.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.70% +26.89% +85.20%
10th Percentile £12.80 £21.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £25.65 £95.00 £29.11
South London median hourly rate £47.50 £23.75 £26.00
% change year-on-year +100.00% -8.65% +62.50%

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Croydon region with a requirement for SOA.

1 10 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 10 (100.00%) ActiveMQ
1 10 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 10 (100.00%) DevOps
2 7 (70.00%) Bitbucket
2 7 (70.00%) Oracle Database
2 7 (70.00%) Ambari
2 7 (70.00%) Hadoop
2 7 (70.00%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (70.00%) JIRA
2 7 (70.00%) ZABBIX
2 7 (70.00%) Oracle BPM
2 7 (70.00%) Puppet
2 7 (70.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) SC Cleared
2 7 (70.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 7 (70.00%) Oracle
2 7 (70.00%) Unix
3 5 (50.00%) Confluence
4 3 (30.00%) OpenLDAP
4 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (30.00%) Linux
4 3 (30.00%) JBoss
4 3 (30.00%) Web Services
4 3 (30.00%) CentOS
4 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (30.00%) Java
4 3 (30.00%) Maven

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 7 (70.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (50.00%) Confluence
3 3 (30.00%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 7 (70.00%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 7 (70.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (70.00%) Hadoop
2 7 (70.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 7 (70.00%) Bitbucket
2 7 (70.00%) JIRA
3 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (30.00%) Maven
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Linux Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 1 (10.00%) Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) Applications Support
2 1 (10.00%) Applications Support Technician
2 1 (10.00%) Server Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) ActiveMQ
2 3 (30.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Unix
2 3 (30.00%) CentOS
2 3 (30.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) DevOps
2 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (70.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 7 (70.00%) Ambari
1 7 (70.00%) Puppet
1 7 (70.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Oracle