Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 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)
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 65 45
Rank change year-on-year +13 -20 +13
Contract jobs citing SOA 42 22 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 3.99% 1.73% 3.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.50% 1.98% 4.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 13 30
West Sussex median daily rate £480 £488 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.54% +18.90% -9.39%
10th Percentile £363 £332 £333
90th Percentile £577 £536 £575
South East median daily rate £480 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +6.67% +4.65% -4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
West Sussex median hourly rate - £43.00 -
South East median hourly rate £40.00 £44.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -9.09% +3.53% +6.25%

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 West Sussex with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Sussex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 934 1109 1046
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 88.70% 87.32% 86.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 558 630 698
West Sussex median daily rate £420 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +3.90% +10.00%
10th Percentile £253 £263 £274
90th Percentile £571 £550 £547
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 45 31
West Sussex median hourly rate £47.50 £35.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.71% +9.38% +100.00%
10th Percentile £24.61 £19.58 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.25 £52.25 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £26.75 £26.60
% change year-on-year -14.02% +0.56% +52.00%

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

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 6 months to 23 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Worthing +6 18 £480 -3.03%
Gatwick +10 9 - -
Horsham - 9 £395 -
Crawley 0 5 £450 +4.65% 1
SOA
South East

For the 6 months to 23 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for SOA.

1 21 (50.00%) Java
2 17 (40.48%) Spring
3 16 (38.10%) Hibernate
3 16 (38.10%) JPA
4 15 (35.71%) EJB 3.0
4 15 (35.71%) Enterprise Software
4 15 (35.71%) Microsoft
4 15 (35.71%) WebLogic
4 15 (35.71%) EJB
4 15 (35.71%) SOAP
4 15 (35.71%) Web Services
4 15 (35.71%) XML
5 14 (33.33%) LAN
5 14 (33.33%) WAN
6 13 (30.95%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (30.95%) MVC
6 13 (30.95%) JMS
6 13 (30.95%) XSD
6 13 (30.95%) XSLT
6 13 (30.95%) EclipseLink
6 13 (30.95%) Degree
6 13 (30.95%) REST
7 10 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (23.81%) SDLC
7 10 (23.81%) Microservices
8 9 (21.43%) Spring Boot
8 9 (21.43%) Scenario Testing
8 9 (21.43%) User Experience
8 9 (21.43%) Enterprise Architecture
8 9 (21.43%) SQL

SOA
Co-occurring 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 (35.71%) WebLogic
2 7 (16.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 6 (14.29%) Confluence
4 5 (11.90%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (4.76%) Mule
5 2 (4.76%) Mule ESB
5 2 (4.76%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (11.90%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (33.33%) LAN
1 14 (33.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.29%) Oracle Database
1 6 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
1 6 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
1 6 (14.29%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (4.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (19.05%) Maven
2 7 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 6 (14.29%) JIRA
3 6 (14.29%) Subversion
4 2 (4.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (4.76%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.38%) Cucumber
General
1 9 (21.43%) Publishing
2 8 (19.05%) Finance
3 3 (7.14%) Billing
4 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (40.48%) Developer
1 17 (40.48%) Java Developer
2 16 (38.10%) Architect
3 14 (33.33%) Enterprise Architect
4 9 (21.43%) Senior Developer
4 9 (21.43%) Senior Java Developer
5 8 (19.05%) Analyst
6 7 (16.67%) Business Analyst
7 4 (9.52%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
7 4 (9.52%) Infrastructure Architect
7 4 (9.52%) Network Architect
8 3 (7.14%) Applications Architect
8 3 (7.14%) Cloud Architect
8 3 (7.14%) Digital Architect
8 3 (7.14%) Enterprise Applications Architect
8 3 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (7.14%) Senior Business Analyst
9 2 (4.76%) Agile Developer
9 2 (4.76%) Agile Java Developer
9 2 (4.76%) Azure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (40.48%) Spring
2 16 (38.10%) Hibernate
2 16 (38.10%) JPA
3 15 (35.71%) EJB
3 15 (35.71%) EJB 3.0
3 15 (35.71%) SOAP
3 15 (35.71%) Web Services
3 15 (35.71%) XML
4 13 (30.95%) EclipseLink
4 13 (30.95%) JMS
4 13 (30.95%) REST
4 13 (30.95%) XSD
4 13 (30.95%) XSLT
5 9 (21.43%) Spring Boot
6 5 (11.90%) Oracle ADF
7 4 (9.52%) RESTful
8 3 (7.14%) .NET
9 2 (4.76%) Middleware
9 2 (4.76%) Oracle Fusion
9 2 (4.76%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (35.71%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (21.43%) User Experience
3 3 (7.14%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.38%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.95%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (30.95%) MVC
2 10 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (23.81%) Microservices
2 10 (23.81%) SDLC
3 9 (21.43%) Enterprise Architecture
3 9 (21.43%) Scenario Testing
3 9 (21.43%) Scrum
4 8 (19.05%) Business Analysis
5 7 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
5 7 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (16.67%) Use Case
6 6 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
6 6 (14.29%) Process Management
6 6 (14.29%) Project Management
6 6 (14.29%) Requirements Management
6 6 (14.29%) UML
7 5 (11.90%) Event-Driven Architecture
7 5 (11.90%) Mentoring
7 5 (11.90%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 21 (50.00%) Java
2 9 (21.43%) SQL
3 8 (19.05%) C
4 6 (14.29%) PL/SQL
5 5 (11.90%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (30.95%) Degree
2 1 (2.38%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 15 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 7 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (2.38%) Atlassian