The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Devon region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank - 37 35
Contract jobs citing SOA 0 2 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon - 0.66% 3.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.87% 4.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 10
Median daily rate - £450 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.19%
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £450 £440
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £41.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
SOA
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Devon region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Devon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
181 229 273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 74.18% 75.08% 78.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 154 206
Median daily rate £375 £375 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £290 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 7 6
Median hourly rate £42.50 £18.88 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+125.16% -3.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.88 £17.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.40 £38.50 £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Devon region citing SOA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

SOA
Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

SOA Daily Rate Trend in Devon

SOA
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 Devon region with a requirement for SOA.

1 3 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Forms
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Reports
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Spring
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) iPad
2 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) WinForms
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) User Stories
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Devon 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 2 (66.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Agile .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Agile C# Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Analyst Developer
3 1 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Java Analyst Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Financials Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 2 (66.67%) Spring
3 1 (33.33%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) C#
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle