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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank - 9 4
Contract jobs citing SOA 0 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Home Counties - 4.55% 13.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 6.67% 16.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £393 £413
% change year-on-year
+14.64% -4.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £29.50 £33.43
% change year-on-year
+61.01% -11.75%
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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 Home Counties region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Home Counties
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
36 15 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Home Counties 78.26% 68.18% 86.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 2
Average daily rate £413 £350 £573
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -38.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £511
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £363 £635
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in the Home Counties

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SOA across the Home Counties region as a proportion of the total demand within 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