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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 24 - 21
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SOA 1 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 0.89% - 3.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.28% - 5.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Average daily rate
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- - £325
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 £35.63 £40.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-10.93% +17.64%
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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
78 56 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 69.64% 65.88% 70.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 25 55
Average daily rate £353 £310 £312
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.70% -0.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £173 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 3
Average hourly rate £36.00 £31.75 £19.39
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.38% +63.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.60 £11.34 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.05 £175.00 £51.07
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 13 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) BPEL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Analysis

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 1 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Service Bus
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) SOA Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle SOA Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Fusion
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) BPEL
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle