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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 26 26 28
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing SOA 1 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 0.53% 1.06% 1.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 1.56% 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Average daily rate
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- £600 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +65.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £390
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +8.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.60 £40.50 £29.71
% change year-on-year
+0.24% +36.31%
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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
145 128 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 77.54% 68.09% 77.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 83 100
Average daily rate £344 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 10
Average hourly rate £41.24 £42.50 £20.01
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.96% +112.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 £36.30 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

SOA Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Network Design
2 1 (25.00%) Release Management
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) EJB 3.0
2 1 (25.00%) Android
2 1 (25.00%) JCAPS
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (25.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (25.00%) J2EE
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) EJB
2 1 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) UML
2 1 (25.00%) JMS

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 1 (25.00%) JCAPS
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) ATM
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) VoIP
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (25.00%) VoIP Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) J2EE
1 1 (25.00%) EJB
1 1 (25.00%) XML
1 1 (25.00%) JMS
1 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (25.00%) EJB 3.0
1 1 (25.00%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Android
1 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) UML
1 1 (25.00%) MVC
1 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (25.00%) TDD
1 1 (25.00%) Network Design
1 1 (25.00%) Release Management
1 1 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
1 1 (25.00%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle