The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 40 42 37
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Contract jobs citing SOA 10 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.30% 0.54% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.10% 0.86% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 1
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£488 £488 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £413 £388
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £52.50 £31.46
% change year-on-year
-30.95% +66.87%
SOA
South West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
323 233 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 74.25% 63.49% 72.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 136 123
Average daily rate £420 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 32 21
Average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +20.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £15.00 £21.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £41.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

SOA
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

SOA Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

SOA
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOA across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

SOA Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

SOA
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 22 May 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
Cheltenham -7 4 £502 - 2
Gloucester - 2 £575 -
SOA
South West

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 18 (81.82%) SQL Server
2 14 (63.64%) MySQL
3 13 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (54.55%) REST
4 12 (54.55%) .NET
5 11 (50.00%) ASP.NET
5 11 (50.00%) CSS
5 11 (50.00%) HTML
5 11 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 11 (50.00%) Scrum
5 11 (50.00%) MVC
5 11 (50.00%) BDD
5 11 (50.00%) Puppet
5 11 (50.00%) MongoDB
5 11 (50.00%) Progressive Enhancement
5 11 (50.00%) Castle Windsor
5 11 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 11 (50.00%) CQRS
5 11 (50.00%) Couchbase
5 11 (50.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 11 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 11 (50.00%) TDD
5 11 (50.00%) NUnit
5 11 (50.00%) .NET Framework
5 11 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 11 (50.00%) MSTest
6 8 (36.36%) SQL
7 7 (31.82%) C#
7 7 (31.82%) DNS
7 7 (31.82%) UNIX

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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.

Cloud Services
1 5 (22.73%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (81.82%) SQL Server
2 14 (63.64%) MySQL
3 11 (50.00%) MongoDB
3 11 (50.00%) Couchbase
3 11 (50.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 11 (50.00%) NUnit
1 11 (50.00%) MSTest
General
1 2 (9.09%) Games
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Developer
1 11 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 6 (27.27%) Agile .NET Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Web Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Security Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) .NET Web Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Security Specialist
4 3 (13.64%) Enterprise Architect
4 3 (13.64%) Architect
5 2 (9.09%) IT Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (54.55%) REST
1 12 (54.55%) .NET
2 11 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 11 (50.00%) CSS
2 11 (50.00%) HTML
2 11 (50.00%) Castle Windsor
2 11 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 11 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 11 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (4.55%) SOAP
3 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) UNIX
1 7 (31.82%) Windows
1 7 (31.82%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (50.00%) Scrum
2 11 (50.00%) MVC
2 11 (50.00%) BDD
2 11 (50.00%) Progressive Enhancement
2 11 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 11 (50.00%) CQRS
2 11 (50.00%) TDD
3 7 (31.82%) SIEM
4 6 (27.27%) Security Architecture
5 5 (22.73%) Dependency Injection
6 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (4.55%) Project Planning
7 1 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (4.55%) Change Control
7 1 (4.55%) UML
7 1 (4.55%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 11 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (36.36%) SQL
3 7 (31.82%) C#
4 1 (4.55%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) DV Cleared
1 7 (31.82%) Security Cleared
2 5 (22.73%) CISSP
Systems Management
1 11 (50.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) McAfee
2 1 (4.55%) Rackspace
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft