The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank - - 25
Contract jobs citing SOA 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham - - 1.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £450 £440
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.50 £41.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.87% +10.00%
SOA
Gloucestershire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
108 76 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 89.26% 63.33% 76.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 49 65
Median daily rate £388 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £313 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £463 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 5
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +29.38%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

SOA
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

SOA Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

SOA
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 Cheltenham region with a requirement for SOA.

1 8 (100.00%) Oracle ERP
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle
1 8 (100.00%) ERP
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle ASCP
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 7 (87.50%) Oracle SCM

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham 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:

Business Applications
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle ASCP
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle ERP
2 7 (87.50%) Oracle SCM
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Consultant
1 3 (37.50%) Functional Consultant
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle Consultant
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle Functional Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) ERP
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle