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 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank - 29 26
Contract jobs citing SOA 0 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newport - 7.30% 2.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 7.87% 2.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 3
Average daily rate - £438 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £431 £411
% change year-on-year
+10.28% +4.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.00 £38.43 £49.25
% change year-on-year
+27.52% -21.97%
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
71 127 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newport 88.75% 92.70% 83.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 101 61
Average daily rate £370 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £305 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 5
Average hourly rate £43.50 £34.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.08% +38.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 29 April 2016, 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 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 6 (100.00%) MVC
1 6 (100.00%) Scrum
1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) TDD
1 6 (100.00%) Ajax
1 6 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 6 (100.00%) Selenium
1 6 (100.00%) WCF
1 6 (100.00%) jQuery
1 6 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 6 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 6 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (100.00%) BDD
1 6 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 6 (100.00%) REST
1 6 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 6 (100.00%) Elasticsearch
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 5 (83.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 5 (83.33%) SC Cleared
2 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (83.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (83.33%) Back Office
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Newport by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 6 (100.00%) Elasticsearch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 6 (100.00%) Selenium
1 6 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 6 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (100.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (83.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 1 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 6 (100.00%) Ajax
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 6 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 6 (100.00%) jQuery
1 6 (100.00%) REST
1 6 (100.00%) WCF
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) BDD
1 6 (100.00%) MVC
1 6 (100.00%) Scrum
1 6 (100.00%) TDD
1 6 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) SC Cleared
1 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (83.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 5 (83.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland