The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank - 25 20
Contract jobs citing SOA 0 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax - 0.83% 3.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.01% 3.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Median daily rate - - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £470 £450
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 £43.75 £48.75
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -10.25%
SOA
West Yorkshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
58 99 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 86.57% 81.82% 79.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 76 97
Median daily rate £350 £356 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.68% -14.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £297 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £13.25 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.53%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Halifax region citing SOA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

SOA
Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

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

SOA Daily Rate Trend in Halifax