Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 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 19 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)
South East > Middlesex
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 39 31
Rank change year-on-year +7 -8 +4
Contract jobs citing SOA 2 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 0.78% 0.56% 2.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 0.65% 3.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Middlesex median daily rate £450 £375 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -9.09% +52.78%
10th Percentile £425 £363 £406
90th Percentile £475 £388 £419
South East median daily rate £480 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +6.67% +2.86% -2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Middlesex median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £40.00 £44.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year -9.09% +18.92% -7.50%

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 Middlesex with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Middlesex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 222 309 283
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 86.38% 86.55% 79.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 182 138
Middlesex median daily rate £439 £413 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.36% +4.30% +2.06%
10th Percentile £300 £278 £263
90th Percentile £545 £550 £504
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 10
Middlesex median hourly rate £31.75 £37.50 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.33% -2.60% -3.75%
10th Percentile £30.58 £23.70 £13.18
90th Percentile £33.53 £42.60 £48.75
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £26.75 £26.55
% change year-on-year -14.02% +0.75% +51.71%

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend in Middlesex

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

Job vacancy trend for SOA in Middlesex

SOA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SOA in Middlesex

SOA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOA in Middlesex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SOA in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 19 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 Middlesex region with a requirement for SOA.

1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) UML
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Taleo
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) Use Case
1 1 (50.00%) Atlassian
1 1 (50.00%) GWT
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) BPMN
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) PaaS
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
1 1 (50.00%) Process Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile Application Development
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience
1 1 (50.00%) Acceptance Criteria
1 1 (50.00%) Sequence Diagram

SOA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Middlesex 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 1 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) PaaS
1 1 (50.00%) Taleo
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Business Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Technical Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Technical Business Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Taleo Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) GWT
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Acceptance Criteria
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
1 1 (50.00%) BPMN
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile Application Development
1 1 (50.00%) Process Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Sequence Diagram
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) UML
1 1 (50.00%) Use Case
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Atlassian
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle