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 30 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 22 25 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing SOA 5 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newport 3.76% 5.69% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.39% 6.60% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 0
Average daily rate
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£285 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.77% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £435 £390
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +18.64%
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
114 106 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newport 85.71% 86.18% 71.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 67 39
Average daily rate £400 £410 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +3.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £325 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 3
Average hourly rate £11.50 £23.75 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.57% -38.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £19.00 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £25.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -14.51%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newport

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 15 (100.00%) Web Services
1 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (100.00%) Scrum
2 14 (93.33%) Spring
2 14 (93.33%) Eclipse
2 14 (93.33%) Java
3 13 (86.67%) JBoss
3 13 (86.67%) Tomcat
3 13 (86.67%) Subversion
3 13 (86.67%) Java SE
4 10 (66.67%) WebSphere
4 10 (66.67%) Unit Testing
4 10 (66.67%) Hibernate
4 10 (66.67%) SOAP
4 10 (66.67%) XML
4 10 (66.67%) REST
4 10 (66.67%) MyBatis
5 9 (60.00%) Security Cleared
6 8 (53.33%) Cucumber
7 7 (46.67%) SC Cleared
8 6 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 6 (40.00%) HTML
9 5 (33.33%) CSS
9 5 (33.33%) HTML5
9 5 (33.33%) JIRA
9 5 (33.33%) CSS3
9 5 (33.33%) JAX-RS
10 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (26.67%) BDD
10 4 (26.67%) BPEL

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Newport by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 13 (86.67%) JBoss
1 13 (86.67%) Tomcat
2 10 (66.67%) WebSphere
3 4 (26.67%) FileNet
4 2 (13.33%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) HTTP
1 1 (6.67%) SAN
1 1 (6.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
2 1 (6.67%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 14 (93.33%) Eclipse
2 13 (86.67%) Subversion
3 8 (53.33%) Cucumber
4 5 (33.33%) JIRA
5 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
6 1 (6.67%) SoapUI
6 1 (6.67%) SpecFlow
6 1 (6.67%) Gradle
6 1 (6.67%) Artifactory
6 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
6 1 (6.67%) WebDriver
6 1 (6.67%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (6.67%) JMeter
6 1 (6.67%) ReSharper
6 1 (6.67%) Selenium
General
1 4 (26.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 15 (100.00%) Developer
2 13 (86.67%) Java Developer
3 2 (13.33%) .NET Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Junior Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Junior Java Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Junior
4 1 (6.67%) SOA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) Web Services
2 14 (93.33%) Spring
3 13 (86.67%) Java SE
4 10 (66.67%) XML
4 10 (66.67%) Hibernate
4 10 (66.67%) SOAP
4 10 (66.67%) REST
4 10 (66.67%) MyBatis
5 6 (40.00%) HTML
6 5 (33.33%) CSS
6 5 (33.33%) HTML5
6 5 (33.33%) CSS3
6 5 (33.33%) JAX-RS
7 4 (26.67%) jQuery
7 4 (26.67%) Drools
7 4 (26.67%) RESTful
8 3 (20.00%) Spring MVC
9 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (13.33%) Entity Framework
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) UNIX
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
1 1 (6.67%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (100.00%) Scrum
2 10 (66.67%) Unit Testing
3 4 (26.67%) BDD
3 4 (26.67%) BPEL
3 4 (26.67%) MVC
4 2 (13.33%) Workflow
4 2 (13.33%) BPMN
5 1 (6.67%) Web Design
5 1 (6.67%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
5 1 (6.67%) CRM
5 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
5 1 (6.67%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Automated Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) Java
2 2 (13.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (46.67%) SC Cleared
3 3 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) vSphere
1 1 (6.67%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Nagios
1 1 (6.67%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (6.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco