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 25 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 38 32 28
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -4
Contract jobs citing SOA 4 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 1.83% 0.92% 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.35% 1.04% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Median daily rate £451 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.27% -
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
Cheshire

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
170 193 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 77.63% 88.94% 84.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 112 48
Median daily rate £413 £400 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +16.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £313 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 14
Median hourly rate £21.00 £34.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.13% -1.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +1.69%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOA across the Chester region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016.

SOA Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 25 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 Chester region with a requirement for SOA.

1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) OO
2 3 (75.00%) JSON
2 3 (75.00%) Dropwizard
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) J2EE
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle
4 1 (25.00%) JUnit
4 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (25.00%) JDBC
4 1 (25.00%) SOAP
4 1 (25.00%) Web Services
4 1 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (25.00%) XSLT
4 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (25.00%) WSDL
4 1 (25.00%) IBM
4 1 (25.00%) JAXB
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Extreme Programming
4 1 (25.00%) AOP
4 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
4 1 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (25.00%) Subversion
4 1 (25.00%) Spring
4 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) JIRA
4 1 (25.00%) Selenium

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 (25.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
1 1 (25.00%) JUnit
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Architect
1 3 (75.00%) Java Architect
1 3 (75.00%) Java Technical Architect
1 3 (75.00%) Technical Architect
2 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Technical Leader
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Java Team Leader
3 1 (25.00%) Lead Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Lead Java Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (25.00%) SOA Developer
3 1 (25.00%) SOA Specialist
3 1 (25.00%) Team Leader
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Dropwizard
1 3 (75.00%) JSON
2 2 (50.00%) J2EE
3 1 (25.00%) Apache Camel
3 1 (25.00%) JAXB
3 1 (25.00%) JAX-WS
3 1 (25.00%) JDBC
3 1 (25.00%) POJO
3 1 (25.00%) SOAP
3 1 (25.00%) Spring
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) WSDL
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) XSLT
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) AOP
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) Extreme Programming
3 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Kanban
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) IBM
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle