The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newport region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 24 18 13
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -5
Contract jobs citing SOA 8 10 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newport 5.19% 11.76% 13.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.63% 13.16% 14.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 12
Median daily rate £425 £468 £458
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +2.18%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £473 £450
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £48.75
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -7.69%
SOA
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Newport region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Newport
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
142 76 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newport 92.21% 89.41% 96.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 50 61
Median daily rate £475 £425 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +28.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £347 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £480 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 1
Median hourly rate £55.00 £48.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.58% +200.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +36.00%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Newport

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Newport region citing SOA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Newport

SOA
Daily Rate Trend in Newport

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

SOA Daily Rate Trend in Newport

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newport

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SOA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Newport region with a requirement for SOA.

1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) Microservices
2 7 (87.50%) Java
2 7 (87.50%) Open Source
3 6 (75.00%) RESTful
3 6 (75.00%) Jenkins
3 6 (75.00%) Dependency Management
4 5 (62.50%) Cloud Foundry
4 5 (62.50%) Spring
4 5 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (62.50%) Python
5 4 (50.00%) PL/SQL
5 4 (50.00%) SQL
5 4 (50.00%) Maven
5 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
5 4 (50.00%) Web Services
5 4 (50.00%) Liferay
5 4 (50.00%) Swagger
5 4 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (37.50%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (37.50%) Splunk
6 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing
6 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
6 3 (37.50%) Load Testing
6 3 (37.50%) JUnit
6 3 (37.50%) ActiveMQ
6 3 (37.50%) Data Analysis
6 3 (37.50%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (25.00%) TDD
7 2 (25.00%) Data Management

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Newport by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (62.50%) Cloud Foundry
2 4 (50.00%) Liferay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (50.00%) Maven
3 3 (37.50%) JUnit
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
1 3 (37.50%) Java Developer
1 3 (37.50%) Software Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) RESTful
2 5 (62.50%) Spring
3 4 (50.00%) Swagger
3 4 (50.00%) Web Services
4 3 (37.50%) ActiveMQ
4 3 (37.50%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (25.00%) RAML
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) Microservices
2 7 (87.50%) Open Source
3 6 (75.00%) Dependency Management
4 5 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing
6 3 (37.50%) Data Analysis
6 3 (37.50%) Load Testing
6 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
7 2 (25.00%) API Design
7 2 (25.00%) Automation Testing
7 2 (25.00%) BDD
7 2 (25.00%) Data Engineering
7 2 (25.00%) Data Management
7 2 (25.00%) TDD
7 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
8 1 (12.50%) DevOps
8 1 (12.50%) Statistical Computing
8 1 (12.50%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) Java
2 5 (62.50%) Python
3 4 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) Scala
5 1 (12.50%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Splunk
2 2 (25.00%) Cloudera