The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 25 18 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing SOA 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 2.58% 0.92% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.20% 1.79% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£502 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £413 £388
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £52.50 £31.46
% change year-on-year
-30.95% +66.87%
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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
125 56 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 80.65% 51.38% 72.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 22 36
Average daily rate £448 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.29% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 4
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SOA across the Cheltenham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOA across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

SOA Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham region citing SOA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SOA.

1 10 (90.91%) MySQL
1 10 (90.91%) SQL Server
2 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (45.45%) TDD
3 5 (45.45%) NUnit
3 5 (45.45%) DV Cleared
3 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
3 5 (45.45%) Scrum
3 5 (45.45%) MVC
3 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET
3 5 (45.45%) CSS
3 5 (45.45%) UNIX
3 5 (45.45%) Windows
3 5 (45.45%) Linux
3 5 (45.45%) DNS
3 5 (45.45%) HTML
3 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 5 (45.45%) .NET
3 5 (45.45%) McAfee
3 5 (45.45%) BDD
3 5 (45.45%) Puppet
3 5 (45.45%) MongoDB
3 5 (45.45%) Progressive Enhancement
3 5 (45.45%) Castle Windsor
3 5 (45.45%) REST
3 5 (45.45%) SIEM
3 5 (45.45%) .NET Framework
3 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (45.45%) MSTest
3 5 (45.45%) Responsive Web Design

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham region citing SOA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SOA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (90.91%) MySQL
1 10 (90.91%) SQL Server
2 5 (45.45%) MongoDB
2 5 (45.45%) Couchbase
2 5 (45.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) NUnit
1 5 (45.45%) MSTest
General
1 2 (18.18%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) .NET Developer
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Security Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) .NET Web Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Web Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Security Specialist
5 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (9.09%) IT Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Agile .NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET
1 5 (45.45%) CSS
1 5 (45.45%) HTML
1 5 (45.45%) .NET
1 5 (45.45%) Castle Windsor
1 5 (45.45%) REST
1 5 (45.45%) .NET Framework
1 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET MVC
1 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) UNIX
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
1 5 (45.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) TDD
2 5 (45.45%) Scrum
2 5 (45.45%) MVC
2 5 (45.45%) BDD
2 5 (45.45%) Progressive Enhancement
2 5 (45.45%) SIEM
2 5 (45.45%) Responsive Web Design
2 5 (45.45%) CQRS
3 4 (36.36%) Security Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) Project Planning
4 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
2 2 (18.18%) C#
3 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) DV Cleared
1 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 3 (27.27%) CISSP
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) McAfee