The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Docklands, London 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 June 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)
London / Docklands, London
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 14 23
Rank change year-on-year 0 +9  
Contract jobs citing SOA 3 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Docklands, London 5.88% 1.67% 2.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.00% 1.82% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
Median daily rate £490 - £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £474 - £421
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 - £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £470 £450
% change year-on-year +6.38% +4.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £40.60
% change year-on-year -11.11% +10.83%  

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 Docklands, London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Docklands, London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 50 55 105
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Docklands, London 98.04% 91.67% 76.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 33 74
Median daily rate £575 £525 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.52% +9.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £430 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend in Docklands, London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Docklands, London 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 Docklands, London

SOA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SOA in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 Docklands, London region with a requirement for SOA.

1 6 (66.67%) OO
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Banking
2 5 (55.56%) Java
3 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 4 (44.44%) SQL
3 4 (44.44%) Oracle
3 4 (44.44%) XML
3 4 (44.44%) Investment Banking
3 4 (44.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (33.33%) JIRA
4 3 (33.33%) Confluence
4 3 (33.33%) Workflow
4 3 (33.33%) TDD
4 3 (33.33%) C#
4 3 (33.33%) Web Services
4 3 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
4 3 (33.33%) Data Modelling
5 2 (22.22%) LDAP
5 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (22.22%) .NET
5 2 (22.22%) Unix
5 2 (22.22%) Sybase
5 2 (22.22%) Content Management
5 2 (22.22%) Document Management
5 2 (22.22%) Spring
5 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (22.22%) Scrum
5 2 (22.22%) Equities

SOA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Docklands, London 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 3 (33.33%) Confluence
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (11.11%) Apache
4 1 (11.11%) Apache Solr
4 1 (11.11%) Liferay
4 1 (11.11%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
1 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
2 1 (11.11%) Endeca
2 1 (11.11%) KDB
2 1 (11.11%) Kdb+
2 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
2 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (11.11%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (11.11%) Bitbucket
2 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 1 (11.11%) JDeveloper
2 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 1 (11.11%) Subversion
2 1 (11.11%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (55.56%) Banking
2 4 (44.44%) Investment Banking
3 2 (22.22%) Finance
3 2 (22.22%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Architect
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
1 4 (44.44%) Software Architect
2 3 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 3 (33.33%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
2 3 (33.33%) Java Architect
2 3 (33.33%) Java Software Architect
3 2 (22.22%) .NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) SOA Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Banking Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) C++ Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Chief Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Front Office Developer
4 1 (11.11%) J2EE Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) XML
2 3 (33.33%) Web Services
3 2 (22.22%) .NET
3 2 (22.22%) RESTful
3 2 (22.22%) Spring
4 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
4 1 (11.11%) COM+
4 1 (11.11%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (11.11%) HTML
4 1 (11.11%) HTML5
4 1 (11.11%) J2EE
4 1 (11.11%) JMS
4 1 (11.11%) JSON
4 1 (11.11%) Kafka
4 1 (11.11%) Node.js
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (11.11%) REST
4 1 (11.11%) SOAP
4 1 (11.11%) Struts
4 1 (11.11%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Equities
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Derivative
2 1 (11.11%) Equity Derivative
2 1 (11.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (11.11%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Unix
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (66.67%) OO
2 3 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 3 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
2 3 (33.33%) TDD
2 3 (33.33%) Workflow
3 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (22.22%) Coaching
3 2 (22.22%) Content Management
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (22.22%) DevOps
3 2 (22.22%) Document Management
3 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (22.22%) Integration Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Logical Data Model
3 2 (22.22%) Microservices
3 2 (22.22%) Open Source
3 2 (22.22%) Physical Data Model
3 2 (22.22%) Scrum
3 2 (22.22%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Java
2 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 4 (44.44%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) C#
4 1 (11.11%) C++
4 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
4 1 (11.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ISEB
1 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) Atlassian
2 2 (22.22%) Sybase
3 1 (11.11%) Bloomberg
3 1 (11.11%) IBM
3 1 (11.11%) Reuters