The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank - 21 -
Contract jobs citing SOA 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast - 1.22% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.75% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £470 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
+4.44% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £40.60 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+8.37% +0.24%
SOA
County Antrim

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
77 57 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 85.56% 69.51% 83.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 29 36
Median daily rate £325 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £150 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £525 £408
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Median hourly rate £17.00 £32.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.87% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Belfast region citing SOA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

SOA
Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

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

SOA Daily Rate Trend in Belfast