The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Cheshire / Chester
Rank 20 20 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing SOA 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 1.03% 1.90% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.45% 2.20% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £600 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £451 £450
% change year-on-year
-0.11% +0.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £48.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+13.98% +13.52%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
69 91 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 71.13% 86.67% 86.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 69 50
Median daily rate £403 £400 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% -0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £305 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 14
Median hourly rate £23.75 £25.00 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £22.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.56 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

SOA
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

SOA Daily Rate Trend in Chester

SOA
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 Chester region with a requirement for SOA.

1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) SAS
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Content Management
1 1 (100.00%) Information Management
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Data Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Content Management
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (100.00%) SAS EBI
1 1 (100.00%) Case Management
1 1 (100.00%) Business Activity Monitoring

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (100.00%) SAS EBI
General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Business Activity Monitoring
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Case Management
1 1 (100.00%) Content Management
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Content Management
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) Information Management
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow