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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 32 13 15
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +2
Contract jobs citing SOA 1 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 0.49% 2.44% 4.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 3.17% 6.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
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£563 £450 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £433 £385 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.33% -3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £29.50 £32.05
% change year-on-year
-22.03% -7.95%
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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
183 63 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 89.27% 76.83% 77.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 34 56
Average daily rate £440 £450 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +22.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £275 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 5
Average hourly rate £12.00 £22.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.66% -47.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 20 August 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 2 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Retail Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Java EE
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) SAP ERP
2 1 (50.00%) Online Betting
2 1 (50.00%) FMCG
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) SaaS
2 1 (50.00%) PaaS
2 1 (50.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (50.00%) Network Management
2 1 (50.00%) IaaS
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Back Office
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (50.00%) Tandem
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
2 1 (50.00%) OO

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) SaaS
1 1 (50.00%) PaaS
1 1 (50.00%) IaaS
General
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Retail Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Online Betting
2 1 (50.00%) Back Office
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Enterprise Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Java EE
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) FMCG
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Tandem
1 1 (50.00%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (50.00%) Network Management
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) ERP
2 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) B2B
2 1 (50.00%) B2C
2 1 (50.00%) BPR
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) SAP
Luton, Bedfordshire
Aston Carter
Rate: £550 - £625 per day + Competitive
Posted: 19 hours ago