The first table below looks at the demand for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset 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 Dorset 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 23 27 30
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +3
Contract jobs citing SOA 10 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 4.37% 0.54% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.95% 0.74% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Average daily rate £520 £750 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.66% -
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
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
168 135 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 73.36% 72.97% 67.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 76 101
Average daily rate £401 £360 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £685 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 16
Average hourly rate £42.50 £32.00 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.81% -7.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
SOA
South West

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

SOA
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

SOA Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

SOA
Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

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

SOA Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

SOA
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth 0 6 £485 -35.33% 5
Weymouth - - - -
SOA
South West

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 11 (91.67%) .NET
2 9 (75.00%) E-Commerce
2 9 (75.00%) Oracle
2 9 (75.00%) Java
3 8 (66.67%) Mainframe
4 6 (50.00%) Finance
4 6 (50.00%) B2B
5 5 (41.67%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (41.67%) MVC
6 4 (33.33%) Spring
6 4 (33.33%) RDBMS
6 4 (33.33%) HTML
6 4 (33.33%) WebLogic
6 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database
6 4 (33.33%) Relational Database
7 3 (25.00%) REST
7 3 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (25.00%) HTML5
7 3 (25.00%) Oracle Service Bus
7 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
7 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 3 (25.00%) UML
7 3 (25.00%) Middleware
8 2 (16.67%) Migration
8 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (16.67%) Information Security
8 2 (16.67%) Google
8 2 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (16.67%) Zachman Framework

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 4 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (16.67%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (16.67%) Google Analytics
2 1 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 4 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Marketing
3 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (8.33%) Retail
3 1 (8.33%) Back Office
3 1 (8.33%) Electronics
3 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Architect
2 9 (75.00%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (25.00%) Lead Solutions Architect
3 3 (25.00%) Lead Architect
3 3 (25.00%) Designer
3 3 (25.00%) Lead Designer
3 3 (25.00%) Solutions Designer
4 1 (8.33%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (91.67%) .NET
2 4 (33.33%) Spring
2 4 (33.33%) HTML
3 3 (25.00%) REST
3 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (25.00%) HTML5
3 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (25.00%) Middleware
4 2 (16.67%) JSON
4 2 (16.67%) Spring Web Flow
4 2 (16.67%) JMS
4 2 (16.67%) SOAP
4 2 (16.67%) XML
4 2 (16.67%) Spring MVC
4 2 (16.67%) WebSockets
5 1 (8.33%) WCF
5 1 (8.33%) OpenID
5 1 (8.33%) Web Services
5 1 (8.33%) EJB
5 1 (8.33%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) Mainframe
2 2 (16.67%) Mobile App
3 1 (8.33%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Apple iOS
1 2 (16.67%) Android
2 1 (8.33%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) E-Commerce
2 6 (50.00%) B2B
3 5 (41.67%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (41.67%) MVC
4 3 (25.00%) UML
5 2 (16.67%) Migration
5 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (16.67%) Information Security
5 2 (16.67%) Zachman Framework
5 2 (16.67%) TOGAF
5 2 (16.67%) SEO
5 2 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (16.67%) Project Management
5 2 (16.67%) CRM
5 2 (16.67%) ITIL
5 2 (16.67%) Analytics
5 2 (16.67%) Software Architecture
6 1 (8.33%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (8.33%) EAI
6 1 (8.33%) OO
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) C#
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) Google
2 2 (16.67%) TIBCO
2 2 (16.67%) Facebook
2 2 (16.67%) Twitter
3 1 (8.33%) SAP
3 1 (8.33%) IBM
3 1 (8.33%) Telerik
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