The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Home Counties region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 4 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SOA 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Home Counties 9.09% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.11% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £440 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £450 £440
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £41.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
SOA
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Home Counties
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
9 12 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Home Counties 81.82% 92.31% 85.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 15
Median daily rate £440 £475 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.36% +15.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £475 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £493 £529
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in the Home Counties

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

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in the Home Counties

SOA
Daily Rate Trend in the Home Counties

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

SOA Daily Rate Trend in the Home Counties

SOA
Top 4 Related IT Skills in the Home Counties

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 Home Counties region with a requirement for SOA.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (100.00%) TIBCO
1 1 (100.00%) BusinessWorks

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in the Home Counties 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) BusinessWorks
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Eclipse
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) TIBCO BusinessWorks Developer
1 1 (100.00%) TIBCO Developer
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) TIBCO