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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank - 15 -
Contract jobs citing SOA 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast - 1.67% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 2.27% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £450 £435
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +21.42%
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
98 44 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 82.35% 73.33% 78.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 28 48
Median daily rate £300 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £89 £92 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £575 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 0 0
Median hourly rate £17.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

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