Evan Data sees rapid uptake of SOA technologies over the next two years. Currently about one quarter of enterprise-level developers are already using SOA techniques in their development, but that number is poised to grow another 28 percent over the next two years. That information was part of Evan Datas recently released Corporate Development Issues Survey. The survey also found that while Enterprise Service Bus (ESB) technology is being used by only 15 percent of the respondents, that number is also expected to more than double over the next two years.SOA is being adopted by large enterprise and put to use across all vertical applications. Evans Data cites the ability to create flexible business processes as a main reason for this trend.The survey of over three hundred in-house corporate developers also found the following:Companies look to oursourcing to save money (22%), fill an in-house skills shortage (20%), and to gain access to specialized expertise (17%).Ten percent of developers are involved in grid computing projects and that number is expected to triple over the next two years.