The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank - 17 -
Contract jobs citing SOA 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland - 1.32% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.96% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.88% +10.00%
SOA
UK

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
112 51 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 79.43% 67.11% 87.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 29 46
Median daily rate £315 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £140 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £550 £496
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 2
Median hourly rate £13.00 - £14.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +9.09%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

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

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

SOA
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

SOA Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

SOA
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for SOA.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 1 (100.00%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Unix Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) WebLogic Administrator
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle