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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 22 - 25
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SOA 10 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 4.10% - 1.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.62% - 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Average daily rate
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£569 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £428 £388
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +10.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £36.25 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+17.24% +22.88%
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
178 187 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 72.95% 77.27% 76.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 107 80
Average daily rate £400 £375 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -4.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £230 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 24 6
Average hourly rate £39.62 £16.31 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+142.95% -32.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £11.00 £12.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.75 £43.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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
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 4 September 2015.

SOA Daily Rate Histogram 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 4 September 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 - 6 £569 - 1
SOA
South West

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 4 (40.00%) C#
1 4 (40.00%) C++
1 4 (40.00%) Java
1 4 (40.00%) .NET
1 4 (40.00%) SOAP
1 4 (40.00%) UML
1 4 (40.00%) TOGAF
1 4 (40.00%) REST
2 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (30.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (30.00%) CRM
3 2 (20.00%) Finance
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (20.00%) Local Government
3 2 (20.00%) C
3 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (10.00%) Data Transformation
4 1 (10.00%) Data Management
4 1 (10.00%) Network Design
4 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Data Integration
4 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (10.00%) Data Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) Aerospace
4 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) ATM
1 1 (10.00%) LAN
1 1 (10.00%) VoIP
1 1 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
1 2 (20.00%) Local Government
2 1 (10.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Team Leader
1 3 (30.00%) Technical Team Leader
2 2 (20.00%) Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Java Team Leader
2 2 (20.00%) C++ Team Leader
2 2 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
3 1 (10.00%) VoIP Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Team Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) .NET
1 4 (40.00%) SOAP
1 4 (40.00%) REST
2 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) UML
1 4 (40.00%) TOGAF
2 3 (30.00%) CRM
3 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Data Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) Data Transformation
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Data Management
4 1 (10.00%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) C#
1 4 (40.00%) C++
1 4 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft