The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hemel Hempstead region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 20 12 15
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +3
Contract jobs citing SOA 2 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 1.75% 3.08% 4.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.17% 3.85% 6.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate £556 - £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £430 £413
% change year-on-year
+10.37% +4.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.00 £38.43 £49.25
% change year-on-year
+27.52% -21.97%
SOA
Hertfordshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hemel Hempstead
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
92 52 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 80.70% 80.00% 74.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 21 8
Average daily rate £450 £400 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+22.95% -3.17%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Hemel Hempstead

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

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Hemel Hempstead

SOA
Daily Rate Trend in Hemel Hempstead

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

SOA Daily Rate Trend in Hemel Hempstead

SOA
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Hemel Hempstead

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hemel Hempstead 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 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) REST
1 2 (100.00%) High Availability
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) MSMQ
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (50.00%) SaaS
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Hemel Hempstead by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hemel Hempstead 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 1 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (50.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Architect
1 2 (100.00%) E-Commerce Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Analyst Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Technical Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) REST
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (50.00%) MSMQ
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (100.00%) High Availability
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat