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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 21 14 23
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +9
Contract jobs citing SOA 1 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 0.78% 6.25% 5.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.23% 9.52% 9.09%
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 £35.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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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
81 42 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 63.28% 65.63% 55.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 24 49
Average daily rate £398 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.50% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £375 £437
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 6
Average hourly rate £36.50 £32.00 £9.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.06% +255.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

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 29 January 2015, 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 (85.71%) Java
1 6 (85.71%) Oracle
2 5 (71.43%) E-Commerce
2 5 (71.43%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (57.14%) Finance
4 3 (42.86%) Project Management
4 3 (42.86%) TOGAF
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (42.86%) WebLogic
4 3 (42.86%) ITIL
4 3 (42.86%) Linux
4 3 (42.86%) .NET
4 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (28.57%) OpenID
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (28.57%) SQL
5 2 (28.57%) XML
5 2 (28.57%) SAML
5 2 (28.57%) Firewall
5 2 (28.57%) Identity Management
5 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (28.57%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (28.57%) QA
6 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (14.29%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (14.29%) RESTful
6 1 (14.29%) SaaS

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 3 (42.86%) WebLogic
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Service Bus
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Architect
2 5 (71.43%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (14.29%) SOA Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) OpenID
2 2 (28.57%) XML
2 2 (28.57%) SAML
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (14.29%) RESTful
3 1 (14.29%) Middleware
3 1 (14.29%) J2EE
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) E-Commerce
1 5 (71.43%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (42.86%) Project Management
2 3 (42.86%) TOGAF
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (28.57%) Identity Management
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) BPEL
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) Data Security
4 1 (14.29%) BDD
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) IT Governance
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (28.57%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft