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 30 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.

Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
London / Docklands, London
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 - 24
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing SOA 5 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Docklands, London 8.77% - 2.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.09% - 2.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Median daily rate £550 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £50.20 £35.63
% change year-on-year -15.33% +40.89%  

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 55 48 81
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Docklands, London 96.49% 81.36% 82.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 28 62
Median daily rate £550 £475 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.78% -13.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £365 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £661 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £45.00 £54.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -17.04%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

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

SOA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Docklands, London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SOA in Docklands, London over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SOA in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 30 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 Docklands, London region with a requirement for SOA.

1 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) C#
2 4 (50.00%) Web Services
2 4 (50.00%) OO
3 3 (37.50%) HTML
3 3 (37.50%) Java
3 3 (37.50%) .NET
3 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (37.50%) TDD
3 3 (37.50%) Banking
3 3 (37.50%) Workflow
3 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (37.50%) Investment Banking
3 3 (37.50%) HTML5
3 3 (37.50%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (37.50%) REST
3 3 (37.50%) AngularJS
3 3 (37.50%) Microservices
3 3 (37.50%) DevOps
3 3 (37.50%) React
4 2 (25.00%) Front End Development
4 2 (25.00%) SOLID
4 2 (25.00%) Case Management
4 2 (25.00%) Data Analytics
4 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (25.00%) Analytics
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (25.00%) Entity Framework
4 2 (25.00%) NoSQL

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 2 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (12.50%) Apache
2 1 (12.50%) Confluence
2 1 (12.50%) Liferay
2 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) HTTP
2 1 (12.50%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (25.00%) CouchDB
2 2 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (25.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (12.50%) KDB
3 1 (12.50%) Kdb+
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Bitbucket
1 1 (12.50%) JDeveloper
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 3 (37.50%) Banking
1 3 (37.50%) Investment Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Architect
1 3 (37.50%) Software Architect
2 2 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 2 (25.00%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Java Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Java Software Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Lead Software Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst Developer
3 1 (12.50%) AWS Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Banking Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C++ Analyst Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C++/C# Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Chief Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Chief Software Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking C++ Developer
3 1 (12.50%) SOA Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) Web Services
2 3 (37.50%) .NET
2 3 (37.50%) AngularJS
2 3 (37.50%) HTML
2 3 (37.50%) HTML5
2 3 (37.50%) React
2 3 (37.50%) REST
3 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (25.00%) Entity Framework
3 2 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (12.50%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (12.50%) JMS
4 1 (12.50%) Middleware
4 1 (12.50%) Node.js
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (12.50%) RESTful
4 1 (12.50%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Derivative
1 1 (12.50%) Equities
1 1 (12.50%) Equity Derivative
1 1 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) OO
3 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (37.50%) DevOps
3 3 (37.50%) Microservices
3 3 (37.50%) TDD
3 3 (37.50%) Workflow
4 2 (25.00%) Analytics
4 2 (25.00%) Case Management
4 2 (25.00%) Content Management
4 2 (25.00%) Data Analytics
4 2 (25.00%) Data Modelling
4 2 (25.00%) Document Management
4 2 (25.00%) Front End Development
4 2 (25.00%) MVC
4 2 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
4 2 (25.00%) Scrum
4 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (25.00%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 4 (50.00%) C#
3 3 (37.50%) Java
4 1 (12.50%) C++
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Atlassian