The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 42 44 24
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -20
Contract jobs citing SOA 3 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 0.93% 0.32% 2.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.13% 0.45% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
Average daily rate
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£450 £300 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -18.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +13.97%
SOA
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the East Sussex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
265 222 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 81.79% 71.15% 67.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 122 82
Average daily rate £405 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £249 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £540 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 20 9
Average hourly rate £34.00 £16.65 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+104.20% -20.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £10.10 £18.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £142.50 £23.33
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SOA across the East Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

SOA
Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SOA across the East Sussex region.

SOA Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

SOA
Contract Job Locations in East Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 27 February 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
Brighton -13 1 £450 +50.00%
Hove - - - -
SOA
South East

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) J2EE
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) Fat Client
3 1 (25.00%) System Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Time Management
3 1 (25.00%) Kanban
3 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (25.00%) Android
3 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Apache Solr
3 1 (25.00%) RSpec
3 1 (25.00%) SaaS
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) Puppet
3 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Linux

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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%) WebLogic
1 1 (25.00%) IIS
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (25.00%) Apache Solr
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (25.00%) RSpec
2 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (25.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (25.00%) J2EE Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Software Configuration Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Software Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration and Release Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Software Release Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) J2EE
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) CSS3
3 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) SAML
3 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (25.00%) Spring
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (25.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Android
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) System Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Time Management
3 1 (25.00%) Kanban
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Functional Programming
3 1 (25.00%) BPEL
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby
3 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (25.00%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
1 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft