Period
to 23 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 April 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)
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 77 74
Rank change year-on-year +9 -3 -17
Contract jobs citing SOA 33 16 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 2.67% 1.39% 1.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.10% 1.67% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 12 14
Oxfordshire median daily rate £560 £650 £533
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.85% +22.07% +2.90%
10th Percentile £419 £467 £493
90th Percentile £620 £699 £650
South East median daily rate £483 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +7.22% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £42.50 £42.50

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,064 959 852
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 86.15% 83.25% 79.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 791 697 666
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +9.68% -3.73%
10th Percentile £275 £196 £181
90th Percentile £600 £575 £550
South East median daily rate £430 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +3.61% +3.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 39 28
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £19.75 £18.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.76% -7.50% +1.27%
10th Percentile £14.74 £12.42 £13.26
90th Percentile £57.50 £53.50 £90.13
South East median hourly rate £21.50 £22.52 £27.25
% change year-on-year -4.53% -17.36% +26.36%

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SOA in Oxfordshire

SOA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SOA in Oxfordshire

SOA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SOA in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 23 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SOA in Oxfordshire

SOA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SOA in Oxfordshire

SOA
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 23 April 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
Oxford +3 20 £568 -14.34% 1
Kidlington - 8 £575 -
SOA
South East

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for SOA.

1 29 (87.88%) REST
2 26 (78.79%) Linux
3 21 (63.64%) Java
3 21 (63.64%) JavaScript
3 21 (63.64%) Spring
4 20 (60.61%) MVC
4 20 (60.61%) Play Framework
4 20 (60.61%) Deployment Automation
5 18 (54.55%) XML
6 17 (51.52%) SQL
6 17 (51.52%) Oracle
6 17 (51.52%) Opscode Chef
6 17 (51.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 17 (51.52%) Puppet
6 17 (51.52%) Amazon AWS
7 16 (48.48%) Cloud Computing
7 16 (48.48%) Product Management
7 16 (48.48%) Unit Testing
7 16 (48.48%) Oracle BPM
7 16 (48.48%) Mockito
7 16 (48.48%) Node.js
7 16 (48.48%) Ansible
7 16 (48.48%) Microservices
7 16 (48.48%) AngularJS
7 16 (48.48%) Elasticsearch
7 16 (48.48%) React
7 16 (48.48%) Ant
7 16 (48.48%) JUnit
7 16 (48.48%) Configuration Management
7 16 (48.48%) JMS

SOA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 17 (51.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 16 (48.48%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.03%) Apache Spark
3 1 (3.03%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 16 (48.48%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 17 (51.52%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (48.48%) Cloud Computing
3 11 (33.33%) Slack
4 10 (30.30%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.03%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.03%) MySQL
2 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (48.48%) Ant
1 16 (48.48%) JUnit
1 16 (48.48%) Maven
1 16 (48.48%) Mockito
2 7 (21.21%) JIRA
3 5 (15.15%) Git (software)
4 4 (12.12%) Grunt
4 4 (12.12%) gulp
4 4 (12.12%) IntelliJ
5 1 (3.03%) Eclipse
5 1 (3.03%) Gradle
5 1 (3.03%) Hudson
5 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (12.12%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 21 (63.64%) Developer
2 20 (60.61%) Java Developer
3 11 (33.33%) Architect
3 11 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (15.15%) Senior Developer
4 5 (15.15%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (12.12%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Java Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Java Software Developer
5 4 (12.12%) Java Software Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Software Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) SQL Developer
6 3 (9.09%) DevOps Architect
6 3 (9.09%) Service Design Architect
7 2 (6.06%) AWS Architect
7 2 (6.06%) AWS Developer
7 2 (6.06%) AWS DevOps
7 2 (6.06%) AWS Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Elasticsearch Developer
7 2 (6.06%) JavaScript Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (87.88%) REST
2 21 (63.64%) Spring
3 20 (60.61%) Play Framework
4 18 (54.55%) XML
5 16 (48.48%) AngularJS
5 16 (48.48%) Grails
5 16 (48.48%) Java EE
5 16 (48.48%) JMS
5 16 (48.48%) jQuery
5 16 (48.48%) JSF
5 16 (48.48%) Node.js
5 16 (48.48%) React
5 16 (48.48%) Spring MVC
6 6 (18.18%) HTML
7 5 (15.15%) CSS
7 5 (15.15%) Spring Boot
8 4 (12.12%) Dropwizard
8 4 (12.12%) HTML5
8 4 (12.12%) Hystrix
8 4 (12.12%) Scalatra
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 26 (78.79%) Linux
2 10 (30.30%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (60.61%) Deployment Automation
1 20 (60.61%) MVC
2 16 (48.48%) Configuration Management
2 16 (48.48%) Microservices
2 16 (48.48%) Product Management
2 16 (48.48%) Unit Testing
3 15 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (45.45%) Process Improvement
4 14 (42.42%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (33.33%) DevOps
5 11 (33.33%) ITSM
5 11 (33.33%) Service Design
6 10 (30.30%) Change Management
6 10 (30.30%) ITIL
7 8 (24.24%) Software Engineering
8 7 (21.21%) Infrastructure Monitoring
9 6 (18.18%) Dashboard Development
9 6 (18.18%) Incident Management
9 6 (18.18%) Patch Management
10 5 (15.15%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 21 (63.64%) Java
1 21 (63.64%) JavaScript
2 17 (51.52%) SQL
3 16 (48.48%) XPath
4 4 (12.12%) Groovy
4 4 (12.12%) Java 8
5 1 (3.03%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Docker
Systems Management
1 17 (51.52%) Opscode Chef
1 17 (51.52%) Puppet
2 16 (48.48%) Ansible
Vendors
1 17 (51.52%) Oracle
2 14 (42.42%) New Relic
3 10 (30.30%) PagerDuty
4 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.03%) SAP