The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon 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)
Wiltshire / Swindon
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 31 28
Rank change year-on-year +3 -3  
Contract jobs citing SOA 11 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 3.26% 3.75% 3.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.86% 5.02% 3.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 8
Median daily rate £550 £550 £443
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +24.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £494 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £470 £450
% change year-on-year +6.38% +4.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Swindon with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Swindon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 285 259 292
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 84.57% 74.64% 79.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 180 220
Median daily rate £400 £415 £412
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.61% +0.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £310 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £563 £564
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 15
Median hourly rate £13.86 £38.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -64.00% +140.62%  
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 Swindon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Swindon 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 Swindon

SOA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SOA in Swindon

SOA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for SOA in Swindon

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 Swindon region with a requirement for SOA.

1 10 (66.67%) Finance
2 9 (60.00%) Middleware
3 8 (53.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (46.67%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 4 (26.67%) Oracle
6 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
6 4 (26.67%) Windows
6 4 (26.67%) Linux
6 4 (26.67%) Business Continuity
6 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
6 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (26.67%) RIA
6 4 (26.67%) PCI DSS
6 4 (26.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 4 (26.67%) DevOps
6 4 (26.67%) Windows Server
6 4 (26.67%) GDPR
7 3 (20.00%) React
7 3 (20.00%) Mobile Development
7 3 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (20.00%) AngularJS
7 3 (20.00%) Node.js
7 3 (20.00%) REST
7 3 (20.00%) DataPower
7 3 (20.00%) BPMN
7 3 (20.00%) Ext JS
7 3 (20.00%) MVVM
7 3 (20.00%) Sencha
7 3 (20.00%) TOGAF

SOA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon 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 4 (26.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (20.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) GIS
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (66.67%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Back Office
3 1 (6.67%) Billing
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Architect
2 5 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
2 5 (33.33%) Technical Architect
3 4 (26.67%) Technical Solutions Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Middleware Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Enterprise Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Middleware Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Business Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Business Solution Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Middleware Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Mobile Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Software Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) Middleware
2 3 (20.00%) .NET
2 3 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (20.00%) Ext JS
2 3 (20.00%) Node.js
2 3 (20.00%) React
2 3 (20.00%) REST
2 3 (20.00%) SOAP
3 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (13.33%) CSS
3 2 (13.33%) CSS3
3 2 (13.33%) Django
3 2 (13.33%) HTML
3 2 (13.33%) HTML5
3 2 (13.33%) WCF
3 2 (13.33%) Web Services
4 1 (6.67%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) RIA
2 3 (20.00%) DataPower
3 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
3 1 (6.67%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Linux
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
1 4 (26.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (46.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (26.67%) Business Continuity
3 4 (26.67%) DevOps
3 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
4 3 (20.00%) BPMN
4 3 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 3 (20.00%) Mobile Development
4 3 (20.00%) MVC
4 3 (20.00%) MVVM
4 3 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 3 (20.00%) Scrum
4 3 (20.00%) TOGAF
4 3 (20.00%) Web Design
5 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (13.33%) Data Architecture
5 2 (13.33%) Kanban
5 2 (13.33%) TDD
5 2 (13.33%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 3 (20.00%) C#
3 2 (13.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) GDPR
1 4 (26.67%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle
2 3 (20.00%) Sencha
3 2 (13.33%) IBM
4 1 (6.67%) SAP
4 1 (6.67%) Software AG
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