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 27 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
27 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 2.86% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.80% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£423 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £435 £377
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +15.30%
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
79 52 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 75.24% 80.00% 78.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 29 53
Average daily rate £400 £425 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +11.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £325 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £470 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.77 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+27.45% -15.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Knutsford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOA across the Knutsford region over the 3 months to 27 August 2015.

SOA Daily Rate Histogram in Knutsford

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 27 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 4 (80.00%) J2EE
1 4 (80.00%) Web Services
2 3 (60.00%) XML
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) SDLC
3 2 (40.00%) CA LISA
3 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (40.00%) QA
3 2 (40.00%) Lombardi
3 2 (40.00%) JDBC
3 2 (40.00%) JSP
3 2 (40.00%) Servlets
3 2 (40.00%) SOAP
3 2 (40.00%) EAI
3 2 (40.00%) UML
3 2 (40.00%) OO
3 2 (40.00%) WSDL
3 2 (40.00%) IBM
3 2 (40.00%) Validation
3 2 (40.00%) BPEL
4 1 (20.00%) Ajax
4 1 (20.00%) AquaLogic
4 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Banking
4 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Process Server
4 1 (20.00%) TOGAF

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 (20.00%) Documentum
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Process Server
1 1 (20.00%) AquaLogic
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Lombardi
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Virtualisation Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Designer
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) J2EE
1 4 (80.00%) Web Services
2 3 (60.00%) XML
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) JDBC
3 2 (40.00%) JSP
3 2 (40.00%) Servlets
3 2 (40.00%) SOAP
3 2 (40.00%) WSDL
4 1 (20.00%) Middleware
4 1 (20.00%) Ajax
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
4 1 (20.00%) HTML5
4 1 (20.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (40.00%) SDLC
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) BPEL
2 2 (40.00%) UML
2 2 (40.00%) OO
2 2 (40.00%) EAI
2 2 (40.00%) Validation
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Web Development
3 1 (20.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Pega
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle