The first table below looks at the demand for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Crawley region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Crawley region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 18 25 22
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Contract jobs citing SOA 3 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 2.38% 1.09% 3.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.83% 1.53% 4.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 6
Average daily rate £588 £413 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.42% -13.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £363 £438
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £463 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £423 £390 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.00 £34.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+35.29% +4.61%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Crawley
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
106 131 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 84.13% 71.58% 71.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 97 91
Average daily rate £425 £360 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.05% +16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £532 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 6
Average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +130.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
SOA
West Sussex

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

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

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

SOA
Daily Rate Trend in Crawley

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

SOA Daily Rate Trend in Crawley

SOA
Daily Rate Histogram in Crawley

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOA across the Crawley region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

SOA Daily Rate Histogram in Crawley

SOA
Hourly Rate Trend in Crawley

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SOA across the Crawley region.

SOA Hourly Rate Trend in Crawley

SOA
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Crawley

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Crawley 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 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) ITSM
3 1 (33.33%) FileNet
3 1 (33.33%) DB2
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) AIX
3 1 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (33.33%) Replication
3 1 (33.33%) Clustering

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Crawley 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 (33.33%) FileNet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) DB2
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Architect
2 2 (66.67%) Lead Architect
2 2 (66.67%) Lead Solutions Architect
2 2 (66.67%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
3 1 (33.33%) AIX Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Replication
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) ITSM
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) IBM