The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey with a requirement for SOA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 27 June 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 / Surrey
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 68 69
Rank change year-on-year -9 +1  
Contract jobs citing SOA 12 29 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.98% 2.28% 1.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.15% 2.71% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 15 8
Median daily rate £400 £500 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +15.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £365 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £575 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £470 £450
% change year-on-year +6.38% +4.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Median hourly rate - £46.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +240.74%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £44.00 £40.60
% change year-on-year -9.09% +8.37%  

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 Surrey with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1048 1070 999
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 85.97% 84.12% 78.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 729 717 571
Median daily rate £438 £430 £409
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.74% +5.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 53 23
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £21.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.00 £52.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey citing SOA as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for SOA in Surrey

SOA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SOA in Surrey

SOA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SOA in Surrey over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SOA in Surrey

SOA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SOA in Surrey

SOA
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leatherhead +22 6 £365 -27.00% 1
Reigate - 2 £444 -
Staines +2 1 - -
Sunbury-on-Thames - 1 - -
SOA
South East

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Surrey region with a requirement for SOA.

1 38 (80.85%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (74.47%) .NET
3 34 (72.34%) C#
3 34 (72.34%) AngularJS
4 31 (65.96%) REST
5 30 (63.83%) TDD
6 24 (51.06%) ASP.NET Web API
7 23 (48.94%) JavaScript
8 22 (46.81%) Web Services
9 21 (44.68%) CSS
9 21 (44.68%) HTML
10 20 (42.55%) Finance
11 19 (40.43%) SQL Server
11 19 (40.43%) .NET Framework
12 18 (38.30%) Entity Framework
13 17 (36.17%) SQL
14 16 (34.04%) WCF
14 16 (34.04%) Domain-Driven Design
15 15 (31.91%) Oracle
16 14 (29.79%) T-SQL
16 14 (29.79%) HTML5
17 13 (27.66%) JSUnit
17 13 (27.66%) Unit Testing
17 13 (27.66%) MSMQ
17 13 (27.66%) E-Commerce
17 13 (27.66%) NServiceBus
18 12 (25.53%) SOLID
18 12 (25.53%) Git (software)
19 11 (23.40%) SaaS
19 11 (23.40%) NHibernate

SOA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 13 (27.66%) NServiceBus
2 10 (21.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (8.51%) CMS
4 3 (6.38%) IIS
5 2 (4.26%) SAS
6 1 (2.13%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 5 (10.64%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 11 (23.40%) SaaS
2 10 (21.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (8.51%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.13%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (2.13%) IaaS
4 1 (2.13%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (40.43%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.77%) Azure SQL Database
2 6 (12.77%) Relational Database
3 3 (6.38%) Oracle Database
3 3 (6.38%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (4.26%) Adabas
4 2 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (4.26%) Hadoop
4 2 (4.26%) OLAP
4 2 (4.26%) OLAP Cube
4 2 (4.26%) Oracle OLAP
4 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.13%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.13%) Couchbase
5 1 (2.13%) Event Store
5 1 (2.13%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (2.13%) RavenDB
5 1 (2.13%) Redis
Development Applications
1 13 (27.66%) JSUnit
2 12 (25.53%) Git (software)
3 11 (23.40%) Octopus Deploy
4 7 (14.89%) Jenkins
5 6 (12.77%) GoCD
6 5 (10.64%) ANTLR
6 5 (10.64%) Eclipse
6 5 (10.64%) JUnit
6 5 (10.64%) Maven
6 5 (10.64%) PostCSS
7 2 (4.26%) NUnit
7 2 (4.26%) Subversion
7 2 (4.26%) Visual Studio
8 1 (2.13%) FxCop
8 1 (2.13%) JIRA
8 1 (2.13%) Moq
8 1 (2.13%) ReSharper
8 1 (2.13%) Selenium
8 1 (2.13%) TeamCity
8 1 (2.13%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 20 (42.55%) Finance
2 1 (2.13%) Banking
2 1 (2.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 40 (85.11%) Developer
2 32 (68.09%) .NET Developer
3 27 (57.45%) C# Developer
4 25 (53.19%) C# .NET Developer
5 15 (31.91%) Senior Developer
6 10 (21.28%) Senior .NET Developer
7 9 (19.15%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 9 (19.15%) Senior C# Developer
8 8 (17.02%) Agile .NET Developer
8 8 (17.02%) Agile C# Developer
8 8 (17.02%) Agile Developer
8 8 (17.02%) Full Stack Developer
9 6 (12.77%) Angular Developer
9 6 (12.77%) Architect
9 6 (12.77%) Senior Agile Developer
10 5 (10.64%) ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (10.64%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (10.64%) Java Developer
10 5 (10.64%) Senior Java Developer
11 3 (6.38%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (74.47%) .NET
2 34 (72.34%) AngularJS
3 31 (65.96%) REST
4 24 (51.06%) ASP.NET Web API
5 22 (46.81%) Web Services
6 21 (44.68%) CSS
6 21 (44.68%) HTML
7 19 (40.43%) .NET Framework
8 18 (38.30%) Entity Framework
9 16 (34.04%) WCF
10 14 (29.79%) HTML5
11 13 (27.66%) MSMQ
12 11 (23.40%) NHibernate
13 8 (17.02%) ASP.NET
13 8 (17.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 7 (14.89%) LESS
15 6 (12.77%) Angular 2
15 6 (12.77%) Apache Thrift
15 6 (12.77%) RESTful
15 6 (12.77%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.89%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.64%) User Experience
3 2 (4.26%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.13%) ASTM
4 1 (2.13%) Clustering
4 1 (2.13%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.13%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.13%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.13%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.77%) Linux
2 2 (4.26%) Windows
2 2 (4.26%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (80.85%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (63.83%) TDD
3 16 (34.04%) Domain-Driven Design
4 13 (27.66%) E-Commerce
4 13 (27.66%) Unit Testing
5 12 (25.53%) SOLID
6 9 (19.15%) DevOps
7 8 (17.02%) Change Management
7 8 (17.02%) MVC
7 8 (17.02%) Scrum
8 7 (14.89%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (14.89%) Web Application Development
9 6 (12.77%) Information Security
9 6 (12.77%) Pair Programming
9 6 (12.77%) SDLC
9 6 (12.77%) Technical Architecture
10 5 (10.64%) BPMN
10 5 (10.64%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (10.64%) Dependency Injection
10 5 (10.64%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 34 (72.34%) C#
2 23 (48.94%) JavaScript
3 17 (36.17%) SQL
4 14 (29.79%) T-SQL
5 7 (14.89%) PowerShell
5 7 (14.89%) Python
6 6 (12.77%) TypeScript
7 5 (10.64%) Java
8 3 (6.38%) ECMAScript
8 3 (6.38%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.13%) PHP
9 1 (2.13%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) Docker
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.13%) Ansible
2 1 (2.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (31.91%) Oracle
2 10 (21.28%) Microsoft
3 5 (10.64%) TIBCO
4 1 (2.13%) ServiceNow