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 28 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 17 26 19
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -7
Contract jobs citing SOA 5 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 4.07% 0.68% 1.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.26% 0.88% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £579 £510
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.52%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
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
95 113 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 77.24% 76.35% 67.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 89 39
Median daily rate £400 £435 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.04% +8.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £330 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 12
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +23.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.75 £42.50 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.65 £42.50 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

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 28 July 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