The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 28 - 19
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SOA 10 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 4.74% - 4.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.05% - 6.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 3
Average daily rate
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£575 - £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £439 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+17.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £29.50 £32.10
% change year-on-year
+22.88% -8.09%
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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 Luton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
198 69 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 93.84% 77.53% 78.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 36 74
Average daily rate £438 £425 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +11.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £225 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 2
Average hourly rate £45.43 £22.50 £101.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+101.91% -77.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

SOA
Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

SOA Daily Rate Trend in Luton

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 9 (81.82%) E-Commerce
1 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (27.27%) Retail
3 3 (27.27%) CRM
3 3 (27.27%) Data Modelling
4 2 (18.18%) B2B
4 2 (18.18%) B2C
4 2 (18.18%) Web Services
4 2 (18.18%) Java
4 2 (18.18%) Tandem
4 2 (18.18%) Workflow
4 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (18.18%) CMS
4 2 (18.18%) Sitecore
4 2 (18.18%) FMCG
5 1 (9.09%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (9.09%) Multivariate Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Open Source
5 1 (9.09%) SaaS
5 1 (9.09%) PaaS
5 1 (9.09%) Network Architecture
5 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (9.09%) Network Management
5 1 (9.09%) IaaS
5 1 (9.09%) Analytics
5 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (9.09%) Java EE
5 1 (9.09%) Degree
5 1 (9.09%) Unica

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 2 (18.18%) CMS
2 1 (9.09%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) SaaS
1 1 (9.09%) PaaS
1 1 (9.09%) IaaS
General
1 3 (27.27%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Retail Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Marketing
2 1 (9.09%) Online Betting
2 1 (9.09%) Back Office
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Architect
1 10 (90.91%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Web Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Enterprise Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Digital Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Web Services
2 1 (9.09%) Middleware
2 1 (9.09%) Java EE
2 1 (9.09%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Tandem
1 2 (18.18%) FMCG
2 1 (9.09%) Open Source
2 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (9.09%) Client/Server
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) E-Commerce
1 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (27.27%) Data Modelling
3 3 (27.27%) CRM
4 2 (18.18%) Workflow
4 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (18.18%) B2B
4 2 (18.18%) B2C
5 1 (9.09%) BPR
5 1 (9.09%) ERP
5 1 (9.09%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (9.09%) OO
5 1 (9.09%) Direct Marketing
5 1 (9.09%) Usability Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Multivariate Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Network Architecture
5 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (9.09%) Network Management
5 1 (9.09%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Sitecore
2 1 (9.09%) SAP
2 1 (9.09%) IBM
2 1 (9.09%) Unica