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 24 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 42 27 38
Rank change year-on-year -15 +11  
Contract jobs citing SOA 10 29 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.91% 5.10% 4.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.25% 6.03% 4.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 16 25
Median daily rate £413 £300 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.50% -33.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £225 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £425 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £440
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £50.39 £35.63
% change year-on-year -15.65% +41.44%  

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 445 481 687
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 85.09% 84.53% 84.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 265 402
Median daily rate £360 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.76% -18.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £200 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 18
Median hourly rate £37.50 £30.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +9.09%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow 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 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

SOA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SOA in Glasgow over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SOA in Glasgow

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 24 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for SOA.

1 17 (54.84%) Java
2 13 (41.94%) Microservices
3 11 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (32.26%) REST
5 8 (25.81%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (25.81%) Spring
5 8 (25.81%) MySQL
5 8 (25.81%) Linux
6 7 (22.58%) Web Services
7 6 (19.35%) XSLT
7 6 (19.35%) Apache
7 6 (19.35%) Tomcat
7 6 (19.35%) JMS
7 6 (19.35%) Oracle
7 6 (19.35%) HTTP
7 6 (19.35%) XQuery
7 6 (19.35%) Software Engineering
7 6 (19.35%) Scrum
7 6 (19.35%) XPath
7 6 (19.35%) Test Scripting
7 6 (19.35%) RESTful
7 6 (19.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 5 (16.13%) NoSQL
8 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (16.13%) Use Case
8 5 (16.13%) JSON
8 5 (16.13%) Finance
8 5 (16.13%) TDD
8 5 (16.13%) MVC

SOA
Top Related 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 6 (19.35%) Apache
1 6 (19.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 6 (19.35%) Tomcat
2 3 (9.68%) WebSphere
3 2 (6.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (6.45%) CMS
3 2 (6.45%) GlassFish
3 2 (6.45%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (3.23%) IIS
4 1 (3.23%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Office
1 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (25.81%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.45%) PaaS
2 2 (6.45%) SaaS
3 1 (3.23%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (3.23%) Amazon S3
3 1 (3.23%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (19.35%) HTTP
2 1 (3.23%) Broadband
2 1 (3.23%) DNS
2 1 (3.23%) DVB
2 1 (3.23%) iSCSI
2 1 (3.23%) SSH
2 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.81%) MySQL
2 5 (16.13%) NoSQL
3 3 (9.68%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (9.68%) Oracle Database
3 3 (9.68%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (9.68%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.23%) DB2
4 1 (3.23%) HSQLDB
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Maven
2 3 (9.68%) LoadRunner
3 2 (6.45%) Bitbucket
3 2 (6.45%) Eclipse
3 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.45%) Gradle
3 2 (6.45%) Grunt
3 2 (6.45%) Jasmine
3 2 (6.45%) JUnit
3 2 (6.45%) Karma Test Runner
3 2 (6.45%) Mockito
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (6.45%) Subversion
4 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (16.13%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 15 (48.39%) Developer
2 10 (32.26%) Java Developer
3 4 (12.90%) Designer
3 4 (12.90%) Solutions Designer
4 3 (9.68%) Integration Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) .NET Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Architect
5 2 (6.45%) AWS Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) AWS Software Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (6.45%) C# Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Integration Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Java Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Java Software Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Java Software Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Performance Tester
5 2 (6.45%) Software Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Software Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Technology Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (32.26%) REST
2 8 (25.81%) Spring
3 7 (22.58%) Web Services
4 6 (19.35%) JMS
4 6 (19.35%) RESTful
4 6 (19.35%) XSLT
5 5 (16.13%) .NET
5 5 (16.13%) CSS
5 5 (16.13%) JSON
5 5 (16.13%) XML
6 4 (12.90%) Hibernate
6 4 (12.90%) HTML
6 4 (12.90%) J2EE
6 4 (12.90%) SOAP
7 3 (9.68%) Java EE
7 3 (9.68%) JSP
8 2 (6.45%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (6.45%) JSTL
8 2 (6.45%) Middleware
8 2 (6.45%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.68%) DataPower
2 3 (9.68%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (6.45%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.23%) Replication
4 1 (3.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.81%) Linux
2 3 (9.68%) Unix
3 1 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (41.94%) Microservices
2 11 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (19.35%) Scrum
3 6 (19.35%) Software Engineering
3 6 (19.35%) Test Scripting
4 5 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (16.13%) MVC
4 5 (16.13%) TDD
4 5 (16.13%) Use Case
5 4 (12.90%) ETL
5 4 (12.90%) High Availability
5 4 (12.90%) Performance Testing
5 4 (12.90%) SDLC
5 4 (12.90%) Waterfall
6 3 (9.68%) BDD
6 3 (9.68%) Data Governance
6 3 (9.68%) Logical Data Model
6 3 (9.68%) Master Data Management
6 3 (9.68%) Non-Functional Testing
6 3 (9.68%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 17 (54.84%) Java
2 6 (19.35%) XPath
2 6 (19.35%) XQuery
3 5 (16.13%) C#
3 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
4 4 (12.90%) Groovy
4 4 (12.90%) SQL
5 2 (6.45%) Jython
6 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.23%) Bourne shell
6 1 (3.23%) Korn
6 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Docker
2 1 (3.23%) NFS
2 1 (3.23%) Samba
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) HP SiteScope
1 2 (6.45%) OpenView
2 1 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (19.35%) Oracle
2 3 (9.68%) HP
2 3 (9.68%) IBM
2 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.45%) Adobe
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