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 8 February 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 15 8 17
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +9
Contract jobs citing SOA 6 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newport 8.33% 11.43% 1.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.96% 12.12% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 1
Average daily rate £465 £470 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.06% -6.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £456 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.22% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £66.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -
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
67 66 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newport 93.06% 94.29% 87.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 40 37
Average daily rate £400 £435 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.04% +16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Average hourly rate £48.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 8 February 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 35 (94.59%) Unit Testing
1 35 (94.59%) Git (software)
1 35 (94.59%) REST
2 34 (91.89%) Scrum
3 31 (83.78%) Elasticsearch
4 27 (72.97%) Ajax
5 26 (70.27%) Security Cleared
6 25 (67.57%) SQL Server 2008
6 25 (67.57%) BDD
6 25 (67.57%) Entity Framework
6 25 (67.57%) Team Foundation Server
6 25 (67.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 25 (67.57%) .NET Framework
6 25 (67.57%) Selenium
6 25 (67.57%) WCF
6 25 (67.57%) jQuery
6 25 (67.57%) TDD
6 25 (67.57%) MVC
6 25 (67.57%) Visual Studio
6 25 (67.57%) C#
6 25 (67.57%) .NET
6 25 (67.57%) SQL Server
6 25 (67.57%) ASP.NET Web API
6 25 (67.57%) SpecFlow
6 25 (67.57%) SQL Server 2012
6 25 (67.57%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 23 (62.16%) SC Cleared
8 12 (32.43%) Java
8 12 (32.43%) JBoss
8 12 (32.43%) Eclipse

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Newport by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 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 31 (83.78%) Elasticsearch
2 12 (32.43%) JBoss
3 11 (29.73%) Tomcat
4 9 (24.32%) Mule
5 6 (16.22%) FileNet
6 2 (5.41%) Liferay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (67.57%) SQL Server
1 25 (67.57%) SQL Server 2008
1 25 (67.57%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 35 (94.59%) Git (software)
2 25 (67.57%) Selenium
2 25 (67.57%) SpecFlow
2 25 (67.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 25 (67.57%) Visual Studio
3 12 (32.43%) Eclipse
4 10 (27.03%) Subversion
5 2 (5.41%) Ant
5 2 (5.41%) IntelliJ
5 2 (5.41%) Maven
General
1 9 (24.32%) Back Office
2 1 (2.70%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (100.00%) Developer
2 25 (67.57%) .NET Developer
3 12 (32.43%) Java Developer
4 8 (21.62%) SQL Developer
5 4 (10.81%) SC Cleared Java Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Digital Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Agile Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Agile Java Developer
7 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 1 (2.70%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (2.70%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (94.59%) REST
2 27 (72.97%) Ajax
3 25 (67.57%) .NET
3 25 (67.57%) .NET Framework
3 25 (67.57%) ASP.NET Web API
3 25 (67.57%) Entity Framework
3 25 (67.57%) jQuery
3 25 (67.57%) WCF
4 12 (32.43%) Hibernate
4 12 (32.43%) Spring
5 10 (27.03%) Drools
5 10 (27.03%) EJB
5 10 (27.03%) EJB 3.0
5 10 (27.03%) Java SE
5 10 (27.03%) SOAP
5 10 (27.03%) Web Services
6 6 (16.22%) Backbone.js
7 3 (8.11%) J2EE
8 2 (5.41%) CSS
8 2 (5.41%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (94.59%) Unit Testing
2 34 (91.89%) Scrum
3 25 (67.57%) BDD
3 25 (67.57%) MVC
3 25 (67.57%) TDD
4 12 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (27.03%) Workflow
6 2 (5.41%) Coaching
6 2 (5.41%) DevOps
6 2 (5.41%) Microservices
6 2 (5.41%) OOA/OOD
6 2 (5.41%) OOD
6 2 (5.41%) Software Delivery
6 2 (5.41%) UML
6 2 (5.41%) Use Case
7 1 (2.70%) CRM
7 1 (2.70%) Database Security
7 1 (2.70%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 25 (67.57%) C#
2 12 (32.43%) Java
3 11 (29.73%) SQL
4 8 (21.62%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 26 (70.27%) Security Cleared
2 23 (62.16%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (67.57%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 25 (67.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.41%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (5.41%) IBM