The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Devon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank - 37 23
Contract jobs citing SOA 0 2 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon - 0.65% 4.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.90% 6.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 11
Average daily rate - £540 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £468 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.88% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%
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
231 223 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 84.62% 71.94% 79.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 114 116
Average daily rate £400 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £279 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 8
Average hourly rate £42.50 £36.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.43% +32.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £12.88 £11.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £40.00 £32.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SOA across the Devon region as a proportion of the total demand within 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