Period
to 15 July 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 15 July 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
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 74 69
Rank change year-on-year -6 -5 +7
Contract jobs citing SOA 19 26 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.46% 2.17% 2.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.67% 2.63% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 21 21
Oxfordshire median daily rate £560 £513 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.27% - +1.69%
10th Percentile £435 £404 £425
90th Percentile £620 £600 £650
South East median daily rate £475 £455 £450
% change year-on-year +4.40% +1.11% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £28.00 £41.25 £45.00
% change year-on-year -32.12% -8.33% +28.57%

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 1,135 987 936
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 87.24% 82.39% 80.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 834 731 699
Oxfordshire median daily rate £443 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.12% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £270 £258 £213
90th Percentile £600 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £438 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +5.42% +3.75% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 32 25
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £40.00 £19.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +110.53% +11.76% -2.86%
10th Percentile £13.45 £12.11 £13.80
90th Percentile £57.50 £74.50 £39.45
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £19.95 £24.06
% change year-on-year +25.33% -17.08% +11.65%

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 15 July 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 15 July 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 -11 11 £575 +15.00% 1
Kidlington 0 5 £575 +41.10%
SOA
South East

For the 6 months to 15 July 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 15 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (68.42%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (68.42%) Microservices
3 12 (63.16%) REST
3 12 (63.16%) Linux
4 11 (57.89%) ITSM
4 11 (57.89%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (57.89%) New Relic
4 11 (57.89%) Service Design
5 10 (52.63%) DevOps
5 10 (52.63%) Slack
5 10 (52.63%) PagerDuty
5 10 (52.63%) SaaS
5 10 (52.63%) ITIL
5 10 (52.63%) Windows
5 10 (52.63%) Change Management
6 7 (36.84%) Oracle
6 7 (36.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 7 (36.84%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 6 (31.58%) Patch Management
7 6 (31.58%) Dashboard Development
7 6 (31.58%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (31.58%) Incident Management
7 6 (31.58%) JIRA
7 6 (31.58%) CMDB
8 5 (26.32%) Project Planning
8 5 (26.32%) SQL
8 5 (26.32%) Web Services
8 5 (26.32%) XML
8 5 (26.32%) Publishing

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 7 (36.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (21.05%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle EBS R12
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle Financials
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle General Ledger
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle Receivables
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 13 (68.42%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (52.63%) SaaS
2 10 (52.63%) Slack
3 1 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) JIRA
2 4 (21.05%) JDeveloper
2 4 (21.05%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (15.79%) JUnit
3 3 (15.79%) Mockito
4 2 (10.53%) Ant
4 2 (10.53%) Maven
5 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
5 1 (5.26%) Grunt
5 1 (5.26%) gulp
5 1 (5.26%) IntelliJ
General
1 5 (26.32%) Publishing
2 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 4 (21.05%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Architect
2 10 (52.63%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (26.32%) Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Oracle Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Service Design Architect
5 2 (10.53%) AWS Architect
5 2 (10.53%) AWS DevOps
5 2 (10.53%) AWS Solutions Architect
5 2 (10.53%) DevOps Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 2 (10.53%) ITIL Service Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Java Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Designer
6 1 (5.26%) Java Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle Financials Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (63.16%) REST
2 5 (26.32%) Web Services
2 5 (26.32%) XML
3 3 (15.79%) AngularJS
3 3 (15.79%) jQuery
3 3 (15.79%) Node.js
3 3 (15.79%) React
4 2 (10.53%) Play Framework
4 2 (10.53%) Spring
5 1 (5.26%) CSS
5 1 (5.26%) Dropwizard
5 1 (5.26%) Grails
5 1 (5.26%) HTML
5 1 (5.26%) Hystrix
5 1 (5.26%) Java EE
5 1 (5.26%) JMS
5 1 (5.26%) JSF
5 1 (5.26%) Scalatra
5 1 (5.26%) Spring Boot
5 1 (5.26%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 12 (63.16%) Linux
2 10 (52.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (68.42%) Microservices
3 11 (57.89%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (57.89%) ITSM
3 11 (57.89%) Service Design
4 10 (52.63%) Change Management
4 10 (52.63%) DevOps
4 10 (52.63%) ITIL
5 7 (36.84%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 6 (31.58%) Dashboard Development
6 6 (31.58%) Incident Management
6 6 (31.58%) Patch Management
6 6 (31.58%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (26.32%) Data Modelling
7 5 (26.32%) Project Planning
7 5 (26.32%) Time Management
8 4 (21.05%) BPEL
8 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (21.05%) Scrum
8 4 (21.05%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) SQL
2 4 (21.05%) Java
2 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
2 4 (21.05%) PL/SQL
3 2 (10.53%) Groovy
4 1 (5.26%) Java 8
4 1 (5.26%) XPath
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Ansible
1 2 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (10.53%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) New Relic
2 10 (52.63%) PagerDuty
3 7 (36.84%) Oracle