The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford 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 26 24 23
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Contract jobs citing SOA 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 0.56% 1.46% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 1.87% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
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£375 £373 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.67% -9.69%
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 Guildford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
142 107 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 79.33% 78.10% 61.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 59 40
Average daily rate £375 £375 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £242 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 9
Average hourly rate £33.50 £127.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-73.72% +264.28%
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 Guildford

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

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

SOA
Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

SOA Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

SOA
Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SOA across the Guildford region.

SOA Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Architecture
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Cadence
2 1 (33.33%) Test-First Development
2 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 1 (33.33%) NetCracker
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Requirements Management
2 1 (33.33%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (33.33%) Use Case
2 1 (33.33%) Greenplum
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Kanban
2 1 (33.33%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) Network Management
2 1 (33.33%) Game Development
2 1 (33.33%) Business Transformation
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (33.33%) Unreal Engine
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) RUP

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 1 (33.33%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) CDMA
1 1 (33.33%) GPRS
1 1 (33.33%) GSM
1 1 (33.33%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (33.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Business Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) UML Business Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) OSS Architect
1 1 (33.33%) OSS Solutions Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Unreal Engine
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Architecture
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Test-First Development
2 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Requirements Management
2 1 (33.33%) Use Case
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Kanban
2 1 (33.33%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) Network Management
2 1 (33.33%) Game Development
2 1 (33.33%) Business Transformation
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) RUP
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) PMP
1 1 (33.33%) PMI Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Netcool
1 1 (33.33%) OPNET
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cadence
1 1 (33.33%) NetCracker
1 1 (33.33%) Greenplum
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix
1 1 (33.33%) BMC
1 1 (33.33%) Remedy
1 1 (33.33%) Cramer