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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 18 28 21
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -7
Contract jobs citing SOA 8 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 6.35% 1.36% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.51% 1.60% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £579 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £470 £450 £413
% change year-on-year
+4.44% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £40.60 £43.25
% change year-on-year
+10.83% -6.12%
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
94 125 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 74.60% 85.03% 55.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 96 24
Median daily rate £406 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 18
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +18.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.25 £42.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.55 £42.50 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 24 June 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