The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank - 16 37
Contract jobs citing SOA 0 17 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent - 8.54% 1.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 12.78% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 0
Average daily rate
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- £388 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.32% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.43 £49.25 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-21.97% +44.85%
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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 Kent region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
171 133 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 68.40% 66.83% 65.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 87 115
Average daily rate £350 £388 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +26.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £362
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 6
Average hourly rate £18.75 £17.00 £21.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -19.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £17.00 £18.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £17.50 £90.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-2.58% -3.12%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SOA across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

SOA
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

SOA Daily Rate Trend in Kent

SOA
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent region citing SOA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SOA.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
1 3 (100.00%) WCF
1 3 (100.00%) RESTful
1 3 (100.00%) BDD
1 3 (100.00%) KnockoutJS
1 3 (100.00%) Ember.js
1 3 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent region citing SOA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SOA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Senior Developer
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 3 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Senior C# Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Senior .NET Developer
1 3 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) WCF
1 3 (100.00%) RESTful
1 3 (100.00%) KnockoutJS
1 3 (100.00%) Ember.js
1 3 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
1 3 (100.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft