Period
to 10 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hounslow 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 10 December 2018 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)
West London > Hounslow
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 43 30
Rank change year-on-year +1 -13 +4
Contract jobs citing SOA 5 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hounslow 1.20% 1.55% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.30% 1.74% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 2
Hounslow median daily rate £338 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.63% +33.33% -29.41%
West London median daily rate £488 £486 £481
% change year-on-year +0.26% +1.09% -3.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hounslow median hourly rate - - -
West London median hourly rate - - £42.00

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 Hounslow with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Hounslow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 385 288 244
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hounslow 92.11% 89.16% 88.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 184 143
Hounslow median daily rate £500 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +17.65% +1.19%
10th Percentile £251 £305 £226
90th Percentile £621 £597 £550
West London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 7 13
Hounslow median hourly rate £30.50 £26.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.31% +4.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £11.30 £12.00 £8.60
90th Percentile £115.00 £105.88 £68.76
West London median hourly rate £42.50 £25.75 £21.50
% change year-on-year +65.05% +19.77% -2.27%

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend in Hounslow

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

Job vacancy trend for SOA in Hounslow

SOA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hounslow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SOA in Hounslow

SOA
Contract Job Locations in Hounslow

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the Hounslow region over the 6 months to 10 December 2018. 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
Osterley +3 1 - -
Feltham - 1 - -
Isleworth - 1 - - 1
SOA
West London

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SOA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Hounslow region with a requirement for SOA.

1 4 (80.00%) JSON
2 3 (60.00%) C++
2 3 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) J2EE
2 3 (60.00%) WebLogic
2 3 (60.00%) Struts
2 3 (60.00%) Product Management
2 3 (60.00%) REST
2 3 (60.00%) Bitbucket
2 3 (60.00%) Spring
2 3 (60.00%) Validation
2 3 (60.00%) Feasibility Study
3 2 (40.00%) CSS
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
4 1 (20.00%) SOAP
4 1 (20.00%) Web Services
4 1 (20.00%) XML
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) OOP
4 1 (20.00%) OO
4 1 (20.00%) OOD
4 1 (20.00%) HTTP
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) Pair Programming
4 1 (20.00%) Subversion
4 1 (20.00%) Service Management
4 1 (20.00%) Workflow
4 1 (20.00%) JIRA

SOA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hounslow 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 3 (60.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (20.00%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Bitbucket
2 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (20.00%) JIRA
2 1 (20.00%) Subversion
2 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Java Team Leader
2 3 (60.00%) Lead Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Lead Java Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Team Leader
3 1 (20.00%) Developer in Test
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) JSON
2 3 (60.00%) J2EE
2 3 (60.00%) REST
2 3 (60.00%) Spring
2 3 (60.00%) Struts
3 2 (40.00%) CSS
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
4 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (20.00%) CSS3
4 1 (20.00%) Gherkin
4 1 (20.00%) HTML5
4 1 (20.00%) jQuery
4 1 (20.00%) LESS
4 1 (20.00%) React
4 1 (20.00%) RESTful
4 1 (20.00%) Sass
4 1 (20.00%) SOAP
4 1 (20.00%) Velocity
4 1 (20.00%) Web Services
4 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Video on Demand
1 1 (20.00%) Video\Live Streaming
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Feasibility Study
1 3 (60.00%) Product Management
1 3 (60.00%) Validation
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) ATDD
2 1 (20.00%) BDD
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (20.00%) Exploratory Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (20.00%) High Availability
2 1 (20.00%) Kanban
2 1 (20.00%) Open Source
2 1 (20.00%) Pair Programming
2 1 (20.00%) Release Management
2 1 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum-ban
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C++
1 3 (60.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) ServiceNow