Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 21 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)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 48 48
Rank change year-on-year -35 0 +4
Contract jobs citing SOA 13 37 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.00% 3.32% 3.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.17% 4.01% 4.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 13 19
Glasgow median daily rate £358 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.63% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £231 £310
90th Percentile £425 £476 £495
Scotland median daily rate £385 £340 £400
% change year-on-year +13.24% -15.00% -1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland 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 Glasgow with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1115 922 1385
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 85.77% 82.62% 81.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 603 487 736
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - -2.78%
10th Percentile £258 £217 £226
90th Percentile £500 £450 £475
Scotland median daily rate £388 £360 £375
% change year-on-year +7.64% -4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 15 25
Glasgow median hourly rate £24.00 £21.00 £33.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -37.70% +82.22%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.50 £12.35
90th Percentile £33.75 £44.65 £55.00
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +19.05% -16.00% +11.11%

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing SOA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for SOA in Glasgow

SOA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SOA in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 21 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for SOA.

1 6 (46.15%) Java
2 5 (38.46%) SQL
2 5 (38.46%) Finance
3 4 (30.77%) Middleware
3 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (30.77%) Requirements Analysis
3 4 (30.77%) Use Case
3 4 (30.77%) Banking
3 4 (30.77%) Asset Management
3 4 (30.77%) Hadoop
3 4 (30.77%) Migration
3 4 (30.77%) RDBMS
3 4 (30.77%) Oracle
3 4 (30.77%) Web Services
3 4 (30.77%) UML
3 4 (30.77%) CRM
3 4 (30.77%) Open Source
3 4 (30.77%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (30.77%) Relational Database
3 4 (30.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (30.77%) Software Delivery
3 4 (30.77%) SDLC
4 3 (23.08%) OO
4 3 (23.08%) Unix
4 3 (23.08%) Linux
4 3 (23.08%) MySQL
4 3 (23.08%) EnterpriseDB
4 3 (23.08%) Scala
4 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
4 3 (23.08%) TOGAF

SOA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 (30.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.69%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (7.69%) AWS Lambda
1 1 (7.69%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) HTTP
1 1 (7.69%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) Hadoop
1 4 (30.77%) RDBMS
1 4 (30.77%) Relational Database
2 3 (23.08%) MySQL
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
4 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
4 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Bugzilla
1 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
1 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.69%) JIRA
1 1 (7.69%) LoadRunner
1 1 (7.69%) Subversion
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Developer
1 5 (38.46%) Java Developer
2 4 (30.77%) DBA
3 3 (23.08%) Administrator
3 3 (23.08%) Architect
3 3 (23.08%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Java Scala Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle DBA
4 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared DBA
4 2 (15.38%) Scala Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Performance Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Report Developer
5 1 (7.69%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) Middleware
1 4 (30.77%) Web Services
2 1 (7.69%) Hibernate
2 1 (7.69%) J2EE
2 1 (7.69%) JMS
2 1 (7.69%) REST
2 1 (7.69%) Spring
2 1 (7.69%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (15.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) Credit Risk
3 1 (7.69%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
1 3 (23.08%) Unix
2 1 (7.69%) CentOS
2 1 (7.69%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (30.77%) Asset Management
1 4 (30.77%) CRM
1 4 (30.77%) Migration
1 4 (30.77%) Open Source
1 4 (30.77%) Requirements Analysis
1 4 (30.77%) SDLC
1 4 (30.77%) Software Delivery
1 4 (30.77%) UML
1 4 (30.77%) Use Case
2 3 (23.08%) OO
2 3 (23.08%) TOGAF
3 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Integration Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Performance Testing
3 1 (7.69%) RUP
3 1 (7.69%) Scrum
3 1 (7.69%) TDD
3 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) Java
2 5 (38.46%) SQL
3 3 (23.08%) Scala
4 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
4 1 (7.69%) Python
4 1 (7.69%) XPath
4 1 (7.69%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Ansible
1 1 (7.69%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (7.69%) HP SiteScope
1 1 (7.69%) OpenView
1 1 (7.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle
2 3 (23.08%) EnterpriseDB
3 1 (7.69%) HP