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 3 months to 29 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)
Scotland > Glasgow
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 50 36
Rank change year-on-year -7 -14  
Contract jobs citing SOA 10 19 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.50% 2.67% 4.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.80% 3.29% 5.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 16
Glasgow median daily rate £300 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -36.84% +5.55%  
Scotland median daily rate £415 £368 £450
% change year-on-year +12.92% -18.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

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 Glasgow with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 555 578 747
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 83.33% 81.18% 83.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 965 1189 1185
Glasgow median daily rate £388 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.89% +3.57%  
10th Percentile £281 £233 £250
90th Percentile £488 £488 £450
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year +6.66% +4.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 3 98
Glasgow median hourly rate £25.00 £43.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.86% +19.44%  
10th Percentile £13.75 £43.00 £12.38
90th Percentile £41.25 £43.00 £46.80
Scotland median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year - +22.95%  

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 29 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for SOA.

1 12 (60.00%) Java
2 10 (50.00%) SQL
3 9 (45.00%) SDLC
4 8 (40.00%) Finance
4 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (40.00%) Web Services
5 7 (35.00%) OO
5 7 (35.00%) Relational Database
6 6 (30.00%) Unix
6 6 (30.00%) Linux
7 5 (25.00%) CRM
7 5 (25.00%) XML
7 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 5 (25.00%) Oracle
7 5 (25.00%) Performance Testing
7 5 (25.00%) Scala
7 5 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 4 (20.00%) Waterfall
8 4 (20.00%) Degree
8 4 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (20.00%) HTML
8 4 (20.00%) RDBMS
9 3 (15.00%) Data Modelling
9 3 (15.00%) CSS
9 3 (15.00%) JSP
9 3 (15.00%) Banking
9 3 (15.00%) Asset Management
9 3 (15.00%) TOGAF
9 3 (15.00%) Scrum
9 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database

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 5 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (10.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (10.00%) CMS
2 2 (10.00%) GlassFish
3 1 (5.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) OpenText Process Suite
2 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle Service Cloud
1 2 (10.00%) PaaS
1 2 (10.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (20.00%) RDBMS
3 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database
3 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (10.00%) MySQL
5 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (5.00%) DB2
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) LoadRunner
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (40.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Developer
2 7 (35.00%) Java Developer
3 5 (25.00%) Architect
4 4 (20.00%) Scala Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Java Scala Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (10.00%) Designer
6 2 (10.00%) Solutions Designer
6 2 (10.00%) Technology Architect
7 1 (5.00%) Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Performance Tester
7 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
7 1 (5.00%) Senior Designer
7 1 (5.00%) Test Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (40.00%) Web Services
2 5 (25.00%) XML
3 4 (20.00%) HTML
4 3 (15.00%) CSS
4 3 (15.00%) Java EE
4 3 (15.00%) JSP
5 2 (10.00%) Ajax
5 2 (10.00%) Apache Felix
5 2 (10.00%) Apache Sling
5 2 (10.00%) DHTML
5 2 (10.00%) JRuby
5 2 (10.00%) JSTL
5 2 (10.00%) Middleware
5 2 (10.00%) REST
5 2 (10.00%) Servlets
5 2 (10.00%) SOAP
5 2 (10.00%) Spring
6 1 (5.00%) Hibernate
6 1 (5.00%) J2EE
6 1 (5.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (10.00%) N-Tier
3 2 (10.00%) W3C
4 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Linux
1 6 (30.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) SDLC
2 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (35.00%) OO
4 5 (25.00%) CRM
4 5 (25.00%) Performance Testing
5 4 (20.00%) Waterfall
6 3 (15.00%) Asset Management
6 3 (15.00%) Data Modelling
6 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
6 3 (15.00%) Scrum
6 3 (15.00%) TOGAF
6 3 (15.00%) Use Case
7 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
7 2 (10.00%) Content Management
7 2 (10.00%) ETL
7 2 (10.00%) MVC
7 2 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (10.00%) OOD
7 2 (10.00%) People Management
7 2 (10.00%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (60.00%) Java
2 10 (50.00%) SQL
3 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (25.00%) Scala
4 2 (10.00%) Groovy
4 2 (10.00%) Jython
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) PMO
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (5.00%) HP SiteScope
1 1 (5.00%) OpenView
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) Adobe
2 2 (10.00%) HP
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) OpenText
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £400.00 - £450 per day
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