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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 28 16 25
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +9
Contract jobs citing SOA 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 1.23% 1.64% 1.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.61% 2.44% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £48.75
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -7.69%
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
124 41 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 76.54% 67.21% 80.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 17 48
Median daily rate £375 £425 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +57.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £465 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £387
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 2
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.75% -12.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +32.00%

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

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 11 December 2016, 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 Belfast region with a requirement for SOA.

1 1 (50.00%) Web Design
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
1 1 (50.00%) Maven
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Ajax
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development
1 1 (50.00%) JSON
1 1 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) RESTful
1 1 (50.00%) SPARQL
1 1 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
1 1 (50.00%) Information Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) HTML5
1 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (50.00%) Backbone.js
1 1 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 1 (50.00%) Build Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Sass
1 1 (50.00%) Graceful Degradation
1 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (50.00%) Semantic HTML
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (50.00%) Triplestore
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (50.00%) Front End Development
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) Java

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast 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 1 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (50.00%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Ant
1 1 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) Maven
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Ajax
1 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (50.00%) Backbone.js
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) HTML5
1 1 (50.00%) J2SE
1 1 (50.00%) JSON
1 1 (50.00%) JSP
1 1 (50.00%) RESTful
1 1 (50.00%) Sass
1 1 (50.00%) Semantic HTML
1 1 (50.00%) Servlets
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XHTML
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Build Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
1 1 (50.00%) Front End Development
1 1 (50.00%) Graceful Degradation
1 1 (50.00%) Information Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Web Design
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) SPARQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL