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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 16 10 11
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Contract jobs citing SOA 1 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 1.27% 6.58% 6.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.43% 8.47% 8.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Median daily rate £575 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% +5.26%
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £36.25 £49.25
% change year-on-year
+24.13% -26.39%
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
70 59 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 88.61% 77.63% 74.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 28 8
Median daily rate £450 £425 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -1.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Hemel Hempstead

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hemel Hempstead region citing SOA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SOA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hemel Hempstead region with a requirement for 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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

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