The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 24 - 14
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SOA 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 0.89% - 3.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.11% - 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Average daily rate
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£400 - £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +13.97%
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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 Croydon region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
90 66 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 80.36% 75.86% 69.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 37 39
Average daily rate £400 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £40.00 £16.92 £21.79
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+136.40% -22.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

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

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

SOA
Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

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

SOA Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

SOA
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 1 (100.00%) CentOS
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) PHPUnit
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) Capistrano
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
1 1 (100.00%) Behat
1 1 (100.00%) Sass
1 1 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (100.00%) Vagrant
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) PHPUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) Behat
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
1 1 (100.00%) Sass
1 1 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 1 (100.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Capistrano
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) Vagrant
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef