The table below looks at the statistics 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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank - 30 38
Contract jobs citing SOA 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset - 1.14% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.45% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £375 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £385 £398
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.25 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+8.52% +0.78%
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 Dorset region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
191 138 234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 76.40% 78.41% 72.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 81 125
Average daily rate £393 £400 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.87% +8.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 7 21
Average hourly rate £16.00 £34.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.94% +23.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.66 £10.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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
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 16 September 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth - - - - 2
Poole - - - -
Weymouth - - - -
SOA
South West

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) CRM
1 2 (100.00%) JMS
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) B2B
1 2 (100.00%) TIBCO
1 2 (100.00%) Middleware
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) IIS
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) SEO
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Google
1 2 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (100.00%) Marketing
1 2 (100.00%) JSON
1 2 (100.00%) Google Analytics
1 2 (100.00%) Digital Marketing
1 2 (100.00%) Android
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (100.00%) REST
1 2 (100.00%) WebSockets
1 2 (100.00%) Facebook
1 2 (100.00%) Twitter

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 2 (100.00%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (100.00%) Google Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (100.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Electronics
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Digital Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) JMS
1 2 (100.00%) Middleware
1 2 (100.00%) JSON
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) REST
1 2 (100.00%) WebSockets
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (50.00%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Android
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) CRM
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) B2B
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) SEO
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Digital Marketing
1 2 (100.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) TIBCO
1 2 (100.00%) Google
1 2 (100.00%) Facebook
1 2 (100.00%) Twitter
2 1 (50.00%) SAP