The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newbury region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 26 20 20
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Contract jobs citing SOA 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 0.93% 0.73% 1.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.27% 1.01% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £410 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.09% +5.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.43 £46.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-16.46% +35.29%
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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 Newbury region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Newbury
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
158 99 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 73.15% 72.26% 51.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 65 31
Average daily rate £375 £430 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.79% +10.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Average hourly rate £11.00 £165.00 £66.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-93.33% +149.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-0.81% -3.90%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

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

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

SOA
Daily Rate Trend in Newbury

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

SOA Daily Rate Trend in Newbury

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Top 12 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Newbury 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 1 (50.00%) TIBCO EMS
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (50.00%) TIBCO
1 1 (50.00%) Rendezvous
1 1 (50.00%) TIBCO Hawk
1 1 (50.00%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
1 1 (50.00%) webMethods
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Newbury 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 1 (50.00%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) BusinessWorks
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Eclipse
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (50.00%) TIBCO Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) TIBCO EMS
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) Rendezvous
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) TIBCO
1 1 (50.00%) webMethods