The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the County Antrim 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
Contract jobs citing SOA 0 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim - - 3.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 5.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £338
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 County Antrim region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
County Antrim
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
62 77 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 68.89% 77.78% 62.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 23 74
Average daily rate £325 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £126 £255 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £10.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SOA across the County Antrim region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

SOA
Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

SOA Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the County Antrim 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 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) XHTML
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
1 1 (50.00%) W3C
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
1 1 (50.00%) Financial Institution
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Web Design
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
1 1 (50.00%) Ajax
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development
1 1 (50.00%) JSON
1 1 (50.00%) QA
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) RESTful
1 1 (50.00%) SPARQL
1 1 (50.00%) Information Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (50.00%) Backbone.js
1 1 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 1 (50.00%) Sass
1 1 (50.00%) Graceful Degradation

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the County Antrim 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (50.00%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (50.00%) Financial Institution
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) XHTML
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
1 1 (50.00%) Ajax
1 1 (50.00%) JSON
1 1 (50.00%) RESTful
1 1 (50.00%) Backbone.js
1 1 (50.00%) Sass
1 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (50.00%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Web Design
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development
1 1 (50.00%) Information Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 1 (50.00%) Graceful Degradation
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) SPARQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA