The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire 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 - 45 36
Contract jobs citing SOA 0 18 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire - 2.78% 1.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 3.41% 2.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 15 5
Average daily rate - £518 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £456 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.22% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -
SOA
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
435 528 298
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 80.26% 81.61% 71.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 352 337 161
Average daily rate £413 £425 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +16.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 25 23
Average hourly rate £67.50 £25.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+170.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £14.50 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £137.50 £27.50 £40.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SOA across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

SOA
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

SOA Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

SOA
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SOA across the Oxfordshire region.

SOA Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

SOA
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 3 (100.00%) Supplier Management
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon AWS

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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.

Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Architect
1 3 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (100.00%) Supplier Management
1 3 (100.00%) TOGAF