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 3 months to 22 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
London / Croydon
Rank 21 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing SOA 8 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 4.57% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.44% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
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 £56.00 £35.63
% change year-on-year -24.10% +57.19%  

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 Croydon with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Croydon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 147 254 104
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Croydon 84.00% 90.07% 85.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 220 86
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £323 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £643 £555 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £409 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.25% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £21.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -47.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend in Croydon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Croydon 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 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

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

1 8 (80.00%) Oracle
1 8 (80.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 7 (70.00%) System Testing
2 7 (70.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (70.00%) PaaS
2 7 (70.00%) Configuration Management
2 7 (70.00%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (70.00%) Test Scripting
2 7 (70.00%) Oracle Fusion
3 6 (60.00%) Unix
4 5 (50.00%) Migration
4 5 (50.00%) Data Migration
4 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 5 (50.00%) SQL
5 4 (40.00%) BC Cleared
5 4 (40.00%) Data Cleansing
5 4 (40.00%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (40.00%) PL/SQL
5 4 (40.00%) Finance
6 3 (30.00%) Puppet
7 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
7 2 (20.00%) DevOps
7 2 (20.00%) Web Services
7 2 (20.00%) Linux
7 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
7 2 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (10.00%) ActiveMQ
8 1 (10.00%) Maven
8 1 (10.00%) JIRA

SOA
Top Related 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 8 (80.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (10.00%) Apache
2 1 (10.00%) JBoss
2 1 (10.00%) nginx
2 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 7 (70.00%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 7 (70.00%) PaaS
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon S3
2 1 (10.00%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (10.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (10.00%) JIRA
2 1 (10.00%) Maven
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
1 6 (60.00%) Oracle Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Data Migration Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Business Developer
3 2 (20.00%) E-Business Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) AWS Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Lead Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (10.00%) ActiveMQ
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Unix
2 2 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Configuration Management
1 7 (70.00%) System Testing
1 7 (70.00%) Test Scripting
2 5 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 5 (50.00%) Migration
3 4 (40.00%) Data Cleansing
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (20.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (10.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (40.00%) BC Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Puppet
2 1 (10.00%) Ambari
2 1 (10.00%) Terraform
2 1 (10.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Oracle