The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newport region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 20 - 19
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SOA 6 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newport 6.06% - 1.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.50% - 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
Average daily rate
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£444 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £29.50 £32.30
% change year-on-year
+22.88% -8.66%
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
80 50 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newport 80.81% 64.94% 84.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 30 56
Average daily rate £363 £375 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £297 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £446 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Average hourly rate £23.75 £38.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.70% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Newport

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SOA across the Newport region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Newport

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOA across the Newport region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

SOA Daily Rate Histogram in Newport

SOA
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Newport

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newport 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 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) Struts
1 7 (100.00%) XML
1 7 (100.00%) XSLT
1 7 (100.00%) IBM
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) TDD
1 7 (100.00%) Subversion
1 7 (100.00%) Spring
1 7 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 7 (100.00%) Java SE
1 7 (100.00%) Selenium
1 7 (100.00%) FileNet
1 7 (100.00%) BDD
1 7 (100.00%) MyBatis
2 6 (85.71%) Web Services
2 6 (85.71%) JUnit
3 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
3 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
4 4 (57.14%) Finance
5 3 (42.86%) Workflow
6 2 (28.57%) HTML
6 2 (28.57%) REST
6 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
6 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Newport by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newport 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 7 (100.00%) FileNet
1 7 (100.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Subversion
1 7 (100.00%) Selenium
2 6 (85.71%) JUnit
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
1 7 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) XML
1 7 (100.00%) XSLT
1 7 (100.00%) Spring
1 7 (100.00%) Java SE
1 7 (100.00%) Struts
1 7 (100.00%) MyBatis
2 6 (85.71%) Web Services
3 2 (28.57%) HTML
3 2 (28.57%) REST
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) TDD
1 7 (100.00%) BDD
2 3 (42.86%) Workflow
3 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
1 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) IBM