Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 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)
Wiltshire > Swindon
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 47 38
Rank change year-on-year -13 -9 +9
Contract jobs citing SOA 6 17 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 0.85% 2.47% 3.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.02% 3.04% 3.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 13 22
Swindon median daily rate £550 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.00% +1.01%
10th Percentile £525 £495 £425
90th Percentile £645 £750 £582
Wiltshire median daily rate £550 £575 £500
% change year-on-year -4.35% +15.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Swindon median hourly rate - - -
Wiltshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Swindon with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Swindon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 589 560 695
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 83.90% 81.51% 79.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 424 416 523
Swindon median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -3.15%
10th Percentile £308 £275 £275
90th Percentile £600 £575 £550
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% -3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 13
Swindon median hourly rate £13.00 £21.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.10% +20.03% -22.57%
10th Percentile £11.80 £18.50 £12.50
90th Percentile £28.75 £24.70 £44.20
Wiltshire median hourly rate £34.88 £38.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year -9.42% +13.24% +23.64%

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

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

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

For the 6 months to 18 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 Swindon region with a requirement for SOA.

1 4 (66.67%) Web Services
1 4 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (50.00%) WCF
2 3 (50.00%) Change Data Capture
2 3 (50.00%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) ETL
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (33.33%) GDPR
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (33.33%) RIA
3 2 (33.33%) PCI DSS
3 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (33.33%) Middleware
3 2 (33.33%) Business Continuity
4 1 (16.67%) DataPower
4 1 (16.67%) UDDI
4 1 (16.67%) XSLT
4 1 (16.67%) IBM

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 2 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Architect
1 3 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Solutions Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Technical Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) Web Services
2 3 (50.00%) WCF
3 2 (33.33%) Middleware
4 1 (16.67%) UDDI
4 1 (16.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) RIA
2 1 (16.67%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (50.00%) Change Data Capture
2 3 (50.00%) ETL
3 2 (33.33%) Business Continuity
3 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C#
1 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) GDPR
1 2 (33.33%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) IBM