The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Knutsford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 28 14 16
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +2
Contract jobs citing SOA 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 1.55% 1.75% 1.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.77% 2.27% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate £425 £440 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.40% -2.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £430 £413
% change year-on-year
+10.37% +4.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.00 £38.43 £49.25
% change year-on-year
+27.52% -21.97%
SOA
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Knutsford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Knutsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
113 44 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 87.60% 77.19% 83.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 27 29
Average daily rate £425 £375 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -7.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £318 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £450 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £16.64
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+22.95% -3.17%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

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

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

SOA
Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

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

SOA Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford 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 2 (66.67%) DB2
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Clustering
2 1 (33.33%) Teradata
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Taxonomies
2 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
2 1 (33.33%) Data Governance
2 1 (33.33%) Data Quality
2 1 (33.33%) Big Data
2 1 (33.33%) Kimball Methodology
2 1 (33.33%) Data Stewardship
2 1 (33.33%) Master Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) Inmon Methodology
2 1 (33.33%) Logical Data Model
2 1 (33.33%) Physical Data Model
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Translating Business Requirements
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) DB2
2 1 (33.33%) Big Data
2 1 (33.33%) Data Mining
2 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Data Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Messaging Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Messaging Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
1 1 (33.33%) Mainframe
1 1 (33.33%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) CRM
1 1 (33.33%) Data Governance
1 1 (33.33%) Data Management
1 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
1 1 (33.33%) Data Stewardship
1 1 (33.33%) Inmon Methodology
1 1 (33.33%) Kimball Methodology
1 1 (33.33%) Logical Data Model
1 1 (33.33%) Master Data Management
1 1 (33.33%) Physical Data Model
1 1 (33.33%) Quality Management
1 1 (33.33%) SDLC
1 1 (33.33%) Translating Business Requirements
1 1 (33.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Teradata