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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 14 - 22
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SOA 27 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 12.98% - 2.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.21% - 3.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 0 1
Average daily rate
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£600 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £26.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+77.57% -25.69%
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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
190 68 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 91.35% 81.93% 76.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 42 88
Average daily rate £450 £425 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £510 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 4
Average hourly rate £43.72 £22.50 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+94.28% -52.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.85 £17.00 £38.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.43 £41.00 £160.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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 24 October 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 26 (96.30%) E-Commerce
2 17 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (51.85%) .NET
4 11 (40.74%) C#
4 11 (40.74%) MS Excel
5 9 (33.33%) CMS
5 9 (33.33%) Sitecore
6 7 (25.93%) Sitecore CMS
6 7 (25.93%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (25.93%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (25.93%) Amazon AWS
6 7 (25.93%) Retail
7 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
7 6 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (14.81%) CRM
9 3 (11.11%) Mobile Commerce
9 3 (11.11%) Data Modelling
9 3 (11.11%) Marketing
10 2 (7.41%) Tandem
10 2 (7.41%) FMCG
10 2 (7.41%) Web Services
10 2 (7.41%) Content Management
10 2 (7.41%) Workflow
11 1 (3.70%) Migration
11 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
11 1 (3.70%) Banking
11 1 (3.70%) Software Engineering
11 1 (3.70%) Retail Banking
11 1 (3.70%) Back Office
11 1 (3.70%) Telecoms

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (33.33%) CMS
2 7 (25.93%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 11 (40.74%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (25.93%) Amazon EC2
1 7 (25.93%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (25.93%) Amazon AWS
General
1 7 (25.93%) Retail
2 3 (11.11%) Marketing
3 1 (3.70%) Online Betting
3 1 (3.70%) Retail Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Back Office
3 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (85.19%) Architect
2 21 (77.78%) Solutions Architect
3 10 (37.04%) Web Architect
4 3 (11.11%) Digital Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Web Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Team Leader
5 1 (3.70%) Development Team Leader
5 1 (3.70%) Software Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Technical Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (51.85%) .NET
2 2 (7.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Tandem
1 2 (7.41%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (96.30%) E-Commerce
2 17 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (14.81%) CRM
5 3 (11.11%) Data Modelling
5 3 (11.11%) Mobile Commerce
6 2 (7.41%) Workflow
6 2 (7.41%) Content Management
7 1 (3.70%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.70%) Project Planning
7 1 (3.70%) Direct Marketing
7 1 (3.70%) Usability Testing
7 1 (3.70%) Multivariate Testing
7 1 (3.70%) Analytics
7 1 (3.70%) Migration
7 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.70%) B2B
7 1 (3.70%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 11 (40.74%) C#
2 1 (3.70%) Java
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) Sitecore
2 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.70%) Unica
3 1 (3.70%) IBM
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