Period
to 22 January 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 January 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 90 60 31
Rank change year-on-year -30 -29 +4
Contract jobs citing SOA 9 10 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 0.87% 2.02% 4.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% 2.21% 4.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 5
Croydon median daily rate £325 £355 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.45% -23.24% -5.13%
10th Percentile £280 £313 £398
90th Percentile £421 £384 £489
South London median daily rate £460 £380 £450
% change year-on-year +21.05% -15.56% -7.69%
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 947 452 344
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 92.03% 91.50% 86.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 649 273 256
Croydon median daily rate £500 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +2.94% -
10th Percentile £356 £311 £304
90th Percentile £675 £575 £594
South London median daily rate £500 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +17.65% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Croydon median hourly rate £13.50 £43.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -68.97% +248.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £12.75 £41.75 £11.25
90th Percentile £14.25 £45.25 £13.75
South London median hourly rate £47.50 £32.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +46.15% +54.76% +33.16%

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 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SOA in Croydon

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (88.89%) ActiveMQ
2 8 (88.89%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (88.89%) Oracle
2 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 8 (88.89%) JIRA
2 8 (88.89%) ZABBIX
2 8 (88.89%) Hadoop
2 8 (88.89%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (88.89%) SC Cleared
2 8 (88.89%) Security Cleared
2 8 (88.89%) Oracle BPM
2 8 (88.89%) Bitbucket
2 8 (88.89%) Jenkins
2 8 (88.89%) Ambari
2 8 (88.89%) Oracle Database
2 8 (88.89%) DevOps
2 8 (88.89%) Puppet
2 8 (88.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 7 (77.78%) Unix
4 6 (66.67%) Confluence
5 1 (11.11%) Kanban
5 1 (11.11%) .NET
5 1 (11.11%) User Stories
5 1 (11.11%) CRM
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 1 (11.11%) Service Management
5 1 (11.11%) Workflow
5 1 (11.11%) Scrum
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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 8 (88.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (66.67%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 8 (88.89%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (88.89%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (88.89%) Hadoop
1 8 (88.89%) Oracle Database
1 8 (88.89%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (88.89%) Bitbucket
1 8 (88.89%) Jenkins
1 8 (88.89%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 1 (11.11%) Administrator
1 1 (11.11%) Applications Support
1 1 (11.11%) Applications Support Technician
1 1 (11.11%) Consultant
1 1 (11.11%) CRM Consultant
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
1 1 (11.11%) Functional Consultant
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Consultant
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
1 1 (11.11%) Server Administrator
1 1 (11.11%) SSIS Consultant
1 1 (11.11%) SSRS Consultant
1 1 (11.11%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (11.11%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (88.89%) DevOps
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) CRM
3 1 (11.11%) Kanban
3 1 (11.11%) Scrum
3 1 (11.11%) Service Management
3 1 (11.11%) User Stories
3 1 (11.11%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) SC Cleared
1 8 (88.89%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 8 (88.89%) Ambari
1 8 (88.89%) Puppet
1 8 (88.89%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft