The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Exeter region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank - 16 11
Contract jobs citing SOA 0 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter - 9.32% 11.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 11.11% 15.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 10 3
Average daily rate - £325 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -31.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.25 £34.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+44.85% -6.20%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Exeter
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
79 99 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 75.96% 83.90% 74.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 62 26
Average daily rate £323 £325 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.76% -27.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £432 £388 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 5
Average hourly rate £22.25 £19.39 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.74% +33.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.34 £19.39 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £93.32 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +20.75%
SOA
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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 April 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 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
1 4 (100.00%) XML
1 4 (100.00%) XSLT
1 4 (100.00%) XQuery
1 4 (100.00%) XPath
2 3 (75.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) MCAD
3 2 (50.00%) MCSD
3 2 (50.00%) OO
3 2 (50.00%) MS Access
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) VBA
4 1 (25.00%) VB

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) MS Access
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
1 4 (100.00%) XML
1 4 (100.00%) XSLT
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (50.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 4 (100.00%) XQuery
1 4 (100.00%) XPath
2 1 (25.00%) VB6
2 1 (25.00%) VBA
2 1 (25.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) MCAD
1 2 (50.00%) MCSD
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle