Period
to 23 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 23 July 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)
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 61 56
Rank change year-on-year -2 -5 +14
Contract jobs citing SOA 3 15 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 0.44% 1.57% 2.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 2.05% 3.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 17
Gloucestershire median daily rate £375 £638 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -41.18% +50.00% -12.82%
10th Percentile £353 £600 £329
90th Percentile £428 £666 £596
South West median daily rate £495 £550 £500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +10.00% +13.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Gloucestershire median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - £37.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year - -8.54% -

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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 564 730 724
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 82.94% 76.20% 76.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 325 399 463
Gloucestershire median daily rate £375 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £218 £261 £225
90th Percentile £513 £575 £512
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +1.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 44 36
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £43.50 £42.50 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +4.94% +15.71%
10th Percentile £15.03 £12.30 £25.63
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.99 £47.00
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.43% +42.86%

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for SOA in Gloucestershire

SOA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SOA in Gloucestershire

SOA
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 23 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester - 3 £375 -
SOA
South West

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for SOA.

1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) PL/SQL
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) MySQL
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) WebLogic
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) Struts
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) JBoss
2 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
2 2 (66.67%) JMS
2 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (66.67%) Ajax
2 2 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 2 (66.67%) JSON
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) Spring
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing

SOA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 (66.67%) JBoss
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
1 2 (66.67%) WebLogic
1 2 (66.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Java Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Insurance Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Ajax
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) JMS
1 2 (66.67%) jQuery
1 2 (66.67%) JSON
1 2 (66.67%) REST
1 2 (66.67%) SOAP
1 2 (66.67%) Spring
1 2 (66.67%) Struts
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
1 2 (66.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) BPEL
2 1 (33.33%) BPMN
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) PL/SQL
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft