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 24 August 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
24 Aug 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 8.33% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £440 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £433
% change year-on-year
- +4.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £42.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +84.78%
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
10 16 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Home Counties 83.33% 80.00% 93.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 10
Median daily rate £445 £475 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.31% +15.15%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-6.15% +26.21%

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 24 August 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