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 30 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 16 23 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing SOA 7 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 8.75% 1.14% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.11% 1.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
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- £565 -
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 Hemel Hempstead region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hemel Hempstead
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
63 60 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 78.75% 68.18% 41.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 14 13
Average daily rate £325 £475 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.57% +63.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £305 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Hemel Hempstead

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 9 (100.00%) XML
1 9 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (77.78%) MVC
2 7 (77.78%) Selenium
2 7 (77.78%) jQuery
2 7 (77.78%) Unit Testing
2 7 (77.78%) SC Cleared
2 7 (77.78%) Security Cleared
2 7 (77.78%) Talend Open Studio
2 7 (77.78%) Git (software)
2 7 (77.78%) HTML5
2 7 (77.78%) UML
2 7 (77.78%) OOP
2 7 (77.78%) JBoss
2 7 (77.78%) Python
2 7 (77.78%) MQSeries
2 7 (77.78%) HTML
2 7 (77.78%) Java
2 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
2 7 (77.78%) Oracle
2 7 (77.78%) Ant
2 7 (77.78%) JUnit
2 7 (77.78%) WebLogic
2 7 (77.78%) CSS
2 7 (77.78%) Ruby
2 7 (77.78%) WebSphere
2 7 (77.78%) JSON
2 7 (77.78%) JIRA
2 7 (77.78%) CSS3

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Hemel Hempstead by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (77.78%) JBoss
1 7 (77.78%) MQSeries
1 7 (77.78%) WebLogic
1 7 (77.78%) WebSphere
1 7 (77.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 7 (77.78%) Selenium
1 7 (77.78%) Talend Open Studio
1 7 (77.78%) Git (software)
1 7 (77.78%) Ant
1 7 (77.78%) JUnit
1 7 (77.78%) JIRA
General
1 9 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (22.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Java Software Engineer
1 7 (77.78%) Software Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Lead Software Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Microstrategy Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) XML
2 7 (77.78%) jQuery
2 7 (77.78%) HTML5
2 7 (77.78%) HTML
2 7 (77.78%) CSS
2 7 (77.78%) JSON
2 7 (77.78%) CSS3
2 7 (77.78%) PhoneGap
2 7 (77.78%) AngularJS
2 7 (77.78%) Apache Camel
3 2 (22.22%) Web Services
3 2 (22.22%) REST
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (77.78%) MVC
2 7 (77.78%) Unit Testing
2 7 (77.78%) UML
2 7 (77.78%) OOP
2 7 (77.78%) Software Engineering
3 2 (22.22%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) Python
1 7 (77.78%) Java
1 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
1 7 (77.78%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) SC Cleared
1 7 (77.78%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Oracle
1 7 (77.78%) Talend
2 2 (22.22%) MicroStrategy