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 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 15 - 21
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SOA 25 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 13.37% - 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.15% - 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 0 0
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£600 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £24.00 £37.75
% change year-on-year
+97.91% -36.42%
SOA
Bedfordshire

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
165 61 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 88.24% 81.33% 75.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 41 74
Average daily rate £438 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £265 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £488 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 2
Average hourly rate £45.43 £19.00 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+139.10% -60.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.40 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-14.96% +1.37%

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 25 November 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 27 (96.43%) E-Commerce
2 18 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (50.00%) .NET
4 11 (39.29%) C#
4 11 (39.29%) MS Excel
5 9 (32.14%) CMS
5 9 (32.14%) Sitecore
6 7 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
6 7 (25.00%) Sitecore CMS
6 7 (25.00%) Retail
7 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
7 6 (21.43%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (14.29%) Logical Data Model
8 4 (14.29%) CRM
8 4 (14.29%) Data Modelling
9 3 (10.71%) Mobile Commerce
9 3 (10.71%) Marketing
9 3 (10.71%) Tandem
10 2 (7.14%) FMCG
10 2 (7.14%) Web Services
10 2 (7.14%) Content Management
10 2 (7.14%) Workflow
11 1 (3.57%) Migration
11 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
11 1 (3.57%) Banking
11 1 (3.57%) Software Engineering
11 1 (3.57%) Retail Banking
11 1 (3.57%) Back Office

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 9 (32.14%) CMS
2 7 (25.00%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 11 (39.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
1 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
General
1 7 (25.00%) Retail
2 3 (10.71%) Marketing
3 1 (3.57%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Retail Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Back Office
3 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.57%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 24 (85.71%) Architect
2 22 (78.57%) Solutions Architect
3 10 (35.71%) Web Architect
4 3 (10.71%) Digital Architect
4 3 (10.71%) Digital Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Web Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Team Leader
5 1 (3.57%) Development Team Leader
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Software Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Technical Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Tandem
2 2 (7.14%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (96.43%) E-Commerce
2 18 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (21.43%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (14.29%) Logical Data Model
4 4 (14.29%) CRM
4 4 (14.29%) Data Modelling
5 3 (10.71%) Mobile Commerce
6 2 (7.14%) Content Management
6 2 (7.14%) Workflow
7 1 (3.57%) Migration
7 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.57%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.57%) B2B
7 1 (3.57%) B2C
7 1 (3.57%) Project Planning
7 1 (3.57%) Direct Marketing
7 1 (3.57%) Usability Testing
7 1 (3.57%) Multivariate Testing
7 1 (3.57%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 11 (39.29%) C#
2 1 (3.57%) Java
Vendors
1 9 (32.14%) Sitecore
2 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.57%) IBM
3 1 (3.57%) Unica