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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 11 11 17
Rank change year-on-year
0 +6
Contract jobs citing SOA 19 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 11.45% 8.18% 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.01% 11.25% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 1
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£550 £475 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% +46.15%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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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
146 80 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 87.95% 72.73% 77.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 57 40
Average daily rate £450 £413 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +21.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 3
Average hourly rate £10.50 £15.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% -60.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 2015, 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 42 (91.30%) E-Commerce
2 30 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (36.96%) .NET
4 12 (26.09%) C#
5 11 (23.91%) MS Excel
6 9 (19.57%) Technical Architecture
6 9 (19.57%) CMS
6 9 (19.57%) Sitecore
7 8 (17.39%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
7 8 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
7 8 (17.39%) Microsoft
8 7 (15.22%) Sitecore CMS
9 6 (13.04%) CRM
9 6 (13.04%) Retail
10 5 (10.87%) Enterprise Architecture
10 5 (10.87%) Marketing
10 5 (10.87%) Data Modelling
10 5 (10.87%) Logical Data Model
11 4 (8.70%) REST
11 4 (8.70%) Product Management
11 4 (8.70%) Project Management
11 4 (8.70%) TIBCO
11 4 (8.70%) ETL
11 4 (8.70%) Web Services
11 4 (8.70%) Scrum
12 3 (6.52%) KANA
12 3 (6.52%) Software Engineering
12 3 (6.52%) Oracle
12 3 (6.52%) EAI

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (19.57%) CMS
2 7 (15.22%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (6.52%) Mule
4 2 (4.35%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.17%) Confluence
5 1 (2.17%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 11 (23.91%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (17.39%) Amazon EC2
1 8 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.17%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) JIRA
General
1 6 (13.04%) Retail
2 5 (10.87%) Marketing
3 2 (4.35%) Electronics
3 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.35%) Finance
3 2 (4.35%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.17%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 38 (82.61%) Architect
2 31 (67.39%) Solutions Architect
3 13 (28.26%) Web Architect
4 5 (10.87%) Integration Architect
5 4 (8.70%) Project Manager
5 4 (8.70%) Integration Project Manager
5 4 (8.70%) Integration Manager
6 3 (6.52%) Data Architect
6 3 (6.52%) Data Integration Architect
6 3 (6.52%) Digital Solutions Architect
6 3 (6.52%) Digital Architect
7 1 (2.17%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.17%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (2.17%) Senior Web Developer
7 1 (2.17%) Team Leader
7 1 (2.17%) Development Team Leader
7 1 (2.17%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.17%) Developer
7 1 (2.17%) Technical Architect
7 1 (2.17%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (36.96%) .NET
2 4 (8.70%) REST
2 4 (8.70%) Web Services
3 2 (4.35%) SOAP
3 2 (4.35%) XML
3 2 (4.35%) JSON
4 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.17%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.52%) Data Integration
1 3 (6.52%) Open Source
2 2 (4.35%) DTV
2 2 (4.35%) Tandem
3 1 (2.17%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.17%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.17%) FMCG
3 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (91.30%) E-Commerce
2 30 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (19.57%) Technical Architecture
4 6 (13.04%) CRM
5 5 (10.87%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (10.87%) Data Modelling
5 5 (10.87%) Logical Data Model
6 4 (8.70%) Product Management
6 4 (8.70%) Project Management
6 4 (8.70%) ETL
6 4 (8.70%) Scrum
7 3 (6.52%) Software Engineering
7 3 (6.52%) EAI
7 3 (6.52%) Mobile Commerce
7 3 (6.52%) Project Planning
8 2 (4.35%) Event-Driven Architecture
8 2 (4.35%) Customer Engagement
8 2 (4.35%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (4.35%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (26.09%) C#
2 1 (2.17%) Ruby
2 1 (2.17%) Java
2 1 (2.17%) PHP
2 1 (2.17%) Python
2 1 (2.17%) Golang
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (19.57%) Sitecore
2 8 (17.39%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.70%) TIBCO
4 3 (6.52%) KANA
4 3 (6.52%) Oracle
4 3 (6.52%) hybris
4 3 (6.52%) WSO2
5 2 (4.35%) webMethods
5 2 (4.35%) SAP
6 1 (2.17%) Unica
6 1 (2.17%) IBM
6 1 (2.17%) Informatica
6 1 (2.17%) Atlassian
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