The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Crewe region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 30 October 2014 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 9 4 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing SOA 5 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crewe 14.71% 11.11% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 26.32% 14.29% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£438 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.83% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £405
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -1.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £29.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+61.01% -19.17%
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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 Crewe region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Crewe
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
19 14 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crewe 55.88% 77.78% 60.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 22
Average daily rate £444 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.91% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £420 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+4.13% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £16.16 £50.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.68% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Crewe

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

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Crewe

SOA
Daily Rate Trend in Crewe

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

SOA Daily Rate Trend in Crewe

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Crewe

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Crewe 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 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (60.00%) MVC
3 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (40.00%) SOAP
4 2 (40.00%) XML
4 2 (40.00%) XSD
4 2 (40.00%) XSLT
4 2 (40.00%) JBoss
4 2 (40.00%) Apache
4 2 (40.00%) IIS
4 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (40.00%) HTML
4 2 (40.00%) Java
4 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (40.00%) PHP
4 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (40.00%) Middleware
4 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (40.00%) WCF
4 2 (40.00%) Spring
4 2 (40.00%) Maven
4 2 (40.00%) jQuery
4 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Crewe by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Crewe 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 2 (40.00%) JBoss
1 2 (40.00%) Apache
1 2 (40.00%) IIS
2 1 (20.00%) NServiceBus
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Maven
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Middleware Developer
4 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (40.00%) SOAP
4 2 (40.00%) XML
4 2 (40.00%) XSD
4 2 (40.00%) XSLT
4 2 (40.00%) HTML
4 2 (40.00%) Middleware
4 2 (40.00%) WCF
4 2 (40.00%) Spring
4 2 (40.00%) jQuery
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (40.00%) REST
4 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (40.00%) Apache Camel
5 1 (20.00%) AppFabric
5 1 (20.00%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (40.00%) Build Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (20.00%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) PHP
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat