The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing SOA 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £413 £388
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £52.50 £31.46
% change year-on-year
-30.95% +66.87%
SOA
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
35 27 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 71.43% 72.97% 80.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 17 12
Average daily rate £375 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £190 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £546 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 £12.50 £19.39
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+220.00% -35.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SOA across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

SOA
Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SOA across the Bedford region.

SOA Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

SOA
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford region citing SOA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SOA.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (100.00%) KnockoutJS

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford region citing SOA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SOA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (100.00%) KnockoutJS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft