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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 17 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SOA 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 3.49% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.41% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£572 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £435 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +12.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +18.64%
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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 Knutsford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Knutsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
68 48 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 79.07% 70.59% 84.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 26 44
Average daily rate £400 £425 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £350 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £572 £470 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.77 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+17.38% -16.12%

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 4 August 2015, 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 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) IBM
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Lombardi
2 2 (50.00%) J2EE
2 2 (50.00%) EAI
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) Documentum
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (25.00%) Web Development
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
3 1 (25.00%) JSON
3 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (25.00%) OAuth
3 1 (25.00%) Pega
3 1 (25.00%) PaaS
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (25.00%) REST
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Retail

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Documentum
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Process Server
1 1 (25.00%) AquaLogic
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) VPN
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
1 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Lombardi
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Architect
2 2 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Security Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Designer
3 1 (25.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) J2EE
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) XSLT
3 1 (25.00%) SAML
3 1 (25.00%) Middleware
3 1 (25.00%) Ajax
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
3 1 (25.00%) JSON
3 1 (25.00%) OAuth
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (25.00%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) EAI
1 2 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) Identity Management
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Pega
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle