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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank - 25 30
Contract jobs citing SOA 0 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset - 1.07% 1.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.49% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Average daily rate
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- £600 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.13%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £49.25 £31.46
% change year-on-year
-26.39% +56.54%
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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 Dorset region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
157 134 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 76.59% 71.66% 81.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 77 107
Average daily rate £353 £350 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.71% -2.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £551 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 16
Average hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +32.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £16.20 £17.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 3 (60.00%) Oracle
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Release Management
3 1 (20.00%) EJB 3.0
3 1 (20.00%) Android
3 1 (20.00%) JCAPS
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (20.00%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (20.00%) Entity Framework
3 1 (20.00%) Change Control
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (20.00%) EJB
3 1 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) UML
3 1 (20.00%) JMS
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (20.00%) J2EE
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 3 (60.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (40.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (20.00%) JCAPS
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Service Bus
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle SOA Developer
2 2 (40.00%) SOA Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Digital Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) EJB 3.0
1 1 (20.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (20.00%) EJB
1 1 (20.00%) XML
1 1 (20.00%) JMS
1 1 (20.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Android
1 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) TDD
1 1 (20.00%) Release Management
1 1 (20.00%) Dependency Injection
1 1 (20.00%) Change Control
1 1 (20.00%) MVC
1 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle