The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
South East / Kent
Rank 42 40 39
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Contract jobs citing SOA 1 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.37% 2.58% 1.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 3.40% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 3
Median daily rate £363 £390 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.05% -13.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £466 £450
% change year-on-year
-3.48% +3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £50.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +42.85%

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
227 265 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 83.15% 75.93% 72.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 211 115
Median daily rate £375 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £210 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 12
Median hourly rate £27.38 £170.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-83.89% +325.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Kent region citing SOA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 7 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 Kent region with a requirement for SOA.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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:

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript