The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Exeter region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank - 16 20
Contract jobs citing SOA 0 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter - 5.06% 5.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 8.51% 9.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 5
Average daily rate
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- £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £34.50 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+37.68% +0.72%
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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 Exeter region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Exeter
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
82 47 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 60.74% 59.49% 60.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 36 52
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 8
Average hourly rate £36.50 £17.23 £9.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+111.90% +91.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

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

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

SOA
Daily Rate Trend in Exeter

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

SOA Daily Rate Trend in Exeter

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Exeter 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 6 (66.67%) Java
2 5 (55.56%) .NET
2 5 (55.56%) Oracle
2 5 (55.56%) E-Commerce
2 5 (55.56%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (55.56%) Finance
3 3 (33.33%) Scrum
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (33.33%) ITIL
3 3 (33.33%) Linux
3 3 (33.33%) Project Management
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (22.22%) WebLogic
4 2 (22.22%) XML
4 2 (22.22%) SAML
4 2 (22.22%) Firewall
4 2 (22.22%) Identity Management
4 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (22.22%) QA
4 2 (22.22%) SaaS
4 2 (22.22%) OpenID
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (22.22%) BDD
4 2 (22.22%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (22.22%) RESTful

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Exeter 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 2 (22.22%) WebLogic
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (11.11%) K2 blackpearl
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (22.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Grunt
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Legal
2 1 (11.11%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Architect
1 5 (55.56%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Business Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) .NET
2 2 (22.22%) OpenID
2 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (22.22%) XML
2 2 (22.22%) SAML
2 2 (22.22%) RESTful
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) E-Commerce
1 5 (55.56%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (33.33%) Project Management
2 3 (33.33%) Scrum
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) BDD
3 2 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (22.22%) Identity Management
4 1 (11.11%) Data Security
4 1 (11.11%) MVC
4 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
4 1 (11.11%) TDD
4 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
4 1 (11.11%) IT Governance
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) Clojure
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (22.22%) QA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft