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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank - 7 -
Contract jobs citing SOA 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Home Counties - 2.78% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 3.70% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £450 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £445 £411 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.20% +2.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.63 £40.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-10.93% +17.64%
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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
10 27 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Home Counties 83.33% 75.00% 52.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 16 4
Average daily rate £413 £500 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% -9.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

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