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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 26 - 30
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SOA 3 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 1.46% - 1.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.00% - 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £434 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.74% +8.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +22.80%
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
150 158 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 73.17% 69.91% 78.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 97 108
Average daily rate £360 £350 £379
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £250 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 13 9
Average hourly rate £42.46 £15.50 £12.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+173.93% +23.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £11.00 £11.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.00 £19.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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
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 31 July 2015. 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 - - 4
SOA
South West

SOA
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 31 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 3 (60.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) C++
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) REST
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) SOAP
2 2 (40.00%) UML
3 1 (20.00%) ATM
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) VoIP
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Aerospace
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Network Design
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Android
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%) Mobile App
3 1 (20.00%) SQL

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) ATM
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) VoIP
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Integration Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Team Leader
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Technical Team Leader
1 1 (20.00%) Java Team Leader
1 1 (20.00%) VoIP Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) .NET Team Leader
1 1 (20.00%) C++ Team Leader
1 1 (20.00%) Digital Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) SOAP
1 2 (40.00%) REST
2 1 (20.00%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Android
1 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) UML
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Dependency Injection
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) C++
2 2 (40.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
Dorset
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £34 - £40 per hour + Negotiable
Posted: 20 days ago