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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank - - 10
Contract jobs citing SOA 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Home Counties - - 2.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £49.25 £31.46
% change year-on-year
-26.39% +56.54%
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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
11 24 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Home Counties 61.11% 80.00% 62.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 11
Average daily rate £350 £500 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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