The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
South East / West Sussex
Rank 51 59 42
Rank change year-on-year +8 -17  
Contract jobs citing SOA 14 7 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 2.67% 1.17% 3.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.06% 1.32% 3.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 6
Median daily rate £510 £495 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% -10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £385 £423
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £605 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £440
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £50.39 £35.63
% change year-on-year -15.65% +41.44%  

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 West Sussex with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 458 530 430
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 87.40% 88.63% 82.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 320 263
Median daily rate £435 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.75% -4.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £280 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 18
Median hourly rate £45.87 £38.75 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.37% +7.63%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 £23.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Sussex 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 West Sussex

SOA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SOA in West Sussex

SOA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SOA in West Sussex over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SOA in West Sussex

SOA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SOA in West Sussex

SOA
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 24 March 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
Worthing +22 9 £512 - 1
Crawley +10 2 £425 +2.40% 2
SOA
South East

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for SOA.

1 15 (75.00%) Java
1 15 (75.00%) Oracle
1 15 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (75.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 14 (70.00%) SDLC
2 14 (70.00%) Web Services
3 12 (60.00%) WebLogic
3 12 (60.00%) SOAP
3 12 (60.00%) Oracle BPM
4 11 (55.00%) REST
5 10 (50.00%) Oracle Database 12c
5 10 (50.00%) Oracle Database
5 10 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 10 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (50.00%) EJB 3.0
5 10 (50.00%) EJB
5 10 (50.00%) SQL
5 10 (50.00%) JMS
5 10 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
6 9 (45.00%) XML
6 9 (45.00%) PL/SQL
7 8 (40.00%) Unix
7 8 (40.00%) Scrum
7 8 (40.00%) Subversion
8 7 (35.00%) Hibernate
8 7 (35.00%) Spring
8 7 (35.00%) Maven
8 7 (35.00%) XSD
8 7 (35.00%) XSLT
8 7 (35.00%) JavaScript

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex 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 15 (75.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 12 (60.00%) WebLogic
3 6 (30.00%) Confluence
3 6 (30.00%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (5.00%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (60.00%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 10 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 10 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 10 (50.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 3 (15.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (15.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (10.00%) Big Data
3 2 (10.00%) Couchbase
3 2 (10.00%) DB2
3 2 (10.00%) MySQL
3 2 (10.00%) OLTP
3 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (40.00%) Subversion
2 7 (35.00%) Maven
3 6 (30.00%) Git (software)
3 6 (30.00%) JIRA
4 2 (10.00%) CA Gen
5 1 (5.00%) NUnit
5 1 (5.00%) SoapUI
5 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (5.00%) XMLSpy
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Marketing
3 2 (10.00%) Electronics
3 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (75.00%) Developer
2 8 (40.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Middleware Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Oracle Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 4 (20.00%) SOA Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Digital Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Agile Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Agile Java Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Data Architect
6 1 (5.00%) .NET Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.00%) C# Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Development Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Test Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (70.00%) Web Services
2 12 (60.00%) SOAP
3 11 (55.00%) REST
4 10 (50.00%) EJB
4 10 (50.00%) EJB 3.0
4 10 (50.00%) JMS
5 9 (45.00%) XML
6 7 (35.00%) EclipseLink
6 7 (35.00%) Hibernate
6 7 (35.00%) JPA
6 7 (35.00%) Spring
6 7 (35.00%) XSD
6 7 (35.00%) XSLT
7 6 (30.00%) Oracle ADF
8 4 (20.00%) Middleware
8 4 (20.00%) Oracle Fusion
9 1 (5.00%) jQuery
9 1 (5.00%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (5.00%) RESTful
9 1 (5.00%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) Client/Server
2 2 (10.00%) Data Structures
2 2 (10.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Unix
2 2 (10.00%) Solaris
3 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (70.00%) SDLC
3 10 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (40.00%) Scrum
5 6 (30.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
5 6 (30.00%) Workflow
6 5 (25.00%) Coaching
7 4 (20.00%) Mentoring
7 4 (20.00%) Process Improvement
8 3 (15.00%) Digital Marketing
8 3 (15.00%) Microservices
9 2 (10.00%) API Design
9 2 (10.00%) Business Analysis
9 2 (10.00%) Data Architecture
9 2 (10.00%) Data Integration
9 2 (10.00%) Data Management
9 2 (10.00%) Data Migration
9 2 (10.00%) Logical Data Model
9 2 (10.00%) Physical Data Model
9 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (75.00%) Java
2 10 (50.00%) SQL
3 9 (45.00%) PL/SQL
4 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.00%) C#
5 1 (5.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (75.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) CA
2 2 (10.00%) MapR
2 2 (10.00%) SAP
3 1 (5.00%) Atlassian
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
Worthing, West Sussex
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + DOE
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