Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 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 17 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 West > Wiltshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 57 69
Rank change year-on-year -19 +12 -3
Contract jobs citing SOA 16 32 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 1.29% 2.44% 1.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.52% 2.97% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 18 23
Wiltshire median daily rate £550 £575 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.35% +15.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £474 £514 £420
90th Percentile £615 £750 £576
South West median daily rate £475 £550 £480
% change year-on-year -13.64% +14.58% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - - £42.50

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 Wiltshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Wiltshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1054 1077 1205
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 85.14% 81.96% 78.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 706 767 824
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% -3.75%
10th Percentile £290 £257 £252
90th Percentile £595 £582 £542
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 23 33
Wiltshire median hourly rate £35.00 £38.50 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +13.24% +23.64%
10th Percentile £13.00 £13.30 £13.83
90th Percentile £40.75 £47.50 £45.20
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year +11.11% -18.18% +49.51%

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SOA in Wiltshire

SOA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SOA in Wiltshire

SOA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SOA in Wiltshire over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SOA in Wiltshire

SOA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SOA in Wiltshire

SOA
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the Wiltshire region over the 6 months to 17 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
Corsham -3 10 £500 -23.08%
Swindon -12 6 £550 -
SOA
South West

For the 6 months to 17 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for SOA.

1 14 (87.50%) Web Services
2 10 (62.50%) REST
3 8 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 8 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 7 (43.75%) Data Migration
4 7 (43.75%) NHS
4 7 (43.75%) WSDL
4 7 (43.75%) XML
4 7 (43.75%) XSD
4 7 (43.75%) Migration
4 7 (43.75%) TOGAF
4 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (43.75%) MODAF
5 6 (37.50%) Finance
6 5 (31.25%) Zachman Framework
6 5 (31.25%) Data Modelling
6 5 (31.25%) ETL
6 5 (31.25%) Snowflake Schema
6 5 (31.25%) Star Schema
6 5 (31.25%) Data Architecture
7 4 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 4 (25.00%) Confluence
7 4 (25.00%) Oracle
7 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 4 (25.00%) JIRA
7 4 (25.00%) HL7
7 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (18.75%) Manufacturing
8 3 (18.75%) GAP Analysis
8 3 (18.75%) Electronics

SOA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 (25.00%) Confluence
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (12.50%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) Snowflake Schema
1 5 (31.25%) Star Schema
2 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (12.50%) Data Mining
4 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
4 2 (12.50%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) JIRA
2 3 (18.75%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (12.50%) Hudson
3 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 2 (12.50%) Maven
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Electronics
2 3 (18.75%) Manufacturing
2 3 (18.75%) Marketing
2 3 (18.75%) Military
2 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (81.25%) Architect
2 5 (31.25%) Data Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Business Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Applications Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Technical Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (87.50%) Web Services
2 10 (62.50%) REST
3 7 (43.75%) WSDL
3 7 (43.75%) XML
3 7 (43.75%) XSD
4 3 (18.75%) WCF
5 2 (12.50%) Middleware
6 1 (6.25%) UDDI
6 1 (6.25%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) NHS
2 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 2 (12.50%) RIA
3 1 (6.25%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
1 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (43.75%) Data Migration
1 7 (43.75%) Migration
1 7 (43.75%) MODAF
1 7 (43.75%) TOGAF
2 5 (31.25%) Data Architecture
2 5 (31.25%) Data Modelling
2 5 (31.25%) ETL
2 5 (31.25%) Zachman Framework
3 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (18.75%) Change Data Capture
4 3 (18.75%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (18.75%) GAP Analysis
4 3 (18.75%) ITIL
4 3 (18.75%) Programme Management
4 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 3 (18.75%) Use Case
5 2 (12.50%) Analytics
5 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) C#
1 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) R
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 8 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (18.75%) Degree
2 3 (18.75%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) HL7
2 2 (12.50%) GDPR
2 2 (12.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Docker
2 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (12.50%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle
2 3 (18.75%) SAP
3 2 (12.50%) Citrix
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (12.50%) VMware
4 1 (6.25%) IBM