The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 21 37 37
Rank change year-on-year
+16 0
Contract jobs citing SOA 34 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 8.27% 0.37% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.69% 0.48% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 0 1
Average daily rate
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£600 - £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £24.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+97.91% -38.46%
SOA
East of England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
351 208 250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 85.40% 77.32% 75.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 128 158
Average daily rate £425 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £546
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 11
Average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -52.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.44%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

SOA
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

SOA Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

SOA
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton - 27 £600 - 1
Bedford - - - -
SOA
East of England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 34 (97.14%) E-Commerce
2 21 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (40.00%) .NET
4 11 (31.43%) C#
4 11 (31.43%) MS Excel
5 9 (25.71%) Sitecore
5 9 (25.71%) CMS
6 8 (22.86%) Retail
7 7 (20.00%) Data Modelling
7 7 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 7 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
7 7 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
7 7 (20.00%) Sitecore CMS
7 7 (20.00%) Logical Data Model
8 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
9 5 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
10 4 (11.43%) Marketing
10 4 (11.43%) CRM
11 3 (8.57%) Mobile Commerce
11 3 (8.57%) Tandem
11 3 (8.57%) FMCG
12 2 (5.71%) B2B
12 2 (5.71%) B2C
12 2 (5.71%) Web Services
12 2 (5.71%) Content Management
12 2 (5.71%) Workflow
12 2 (5.71%) Legal
13 1 (2.86%) Migration
13 1 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 9 (25.71%) CMS
2 7 (20.00%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 11 (31.43%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
1 7 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
General
1 8 (22.86%) Retail
2 4 (11.43%) Marketing
3 2 (5.71%) Legal
4 1 (2.86%) Banking
4 1 (2.86%) Back Office
4 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.86%) Online Betting
4 1 (2.86%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (88.57%) Architect
2 29 (82.86%) Solutions Architect
3 11 (31.43%) Web Architect
4 3 (8.57%) Digital Architect
4 3 (8.57%) Digital Solutions Architect
5 1 (2.86%) Senior Developer
5 1 (2.86%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Senior Web Developer
5 1 (2.86%) Team Leader
5 1 (2.86%) Development Team Leader
5 1 (2.86%) Software Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Developer
5 1 (2.86%) Technical Architect
5 1 (2.86%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (5.71%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Tandem
1 3 (8.57%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (97.14%) E-Commerce
2 21 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
3 7 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 7 (20.00%) Logical Data Model
4 5 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (11.43%) CRM
6 3 (8.57%) Mobile Commerce
7 2 (5.71%) Workflow
7 2 (5.71%) B2B
7 2 (5.71%) B2C
7 2 (5.71%) Content Management
8 1 (2.86%) Software Engineering
8 1 (2.86%) Project Planning
8 1 (2.86%) Direct Marketing
8 1 (2.86%) Usability Testing
8 1 (2.86%) Multivariate Testing
8 1 (2.86%) Analytics
8 1 (2.86%) Migration
8 1 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (31.43%) C#
2 1 (2.86%) Java
Vendors
1 9 (25.71%) Sitecore
2 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.86%) Unica
3 1 (2.86%) IBM
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