The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Peterborough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 24 November 2014 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
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 19 29 25
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -4
Contract jobs citing SOA 12 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 6.52% 0.60% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.45% 0.82% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 0
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£425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £24.00 £37.75
% change year-on-year
+97.91% -36.42%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Peterborough region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Peterborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
142 122 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 77.17% 72.62% 65.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 32 54
Average daily rate £388 £325 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -25.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £145 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £461
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 6 12
Average hourly rate £22.00 £12.00 £20.79
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.33% -42.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £45.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-13.79% -

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

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

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

SOA
Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

SOA Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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 11 (84.62%) SQL
1 11 (84.62%) Oracle
1 11 (84.62%) Systems Analysis
2 10 (76.92%) WCF
2 10 (76.92%) HTML
2 10 (76.92%) .NET
3 9 (69.23%) VB
4 8 (61.54%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (53.85%) System Testing
5 7 (53.85%) Use Case
5 7 (53.85%) Computer Science
5 7 (53.85%) Oracle OLAP
5 7 (53.85%) Degree
5 7 (53.85%) Finance
5 7 (53.85%) ETL
5 7 (53.85%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (53.85%) OLAP
5 7 (53.85%) XML
6 5 (38.46%) Back Office
7 4 (30.77%) MVC
7 4 (30.77%) Scrum
7 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
7 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (30.77%) TDD
8 3 (23.08%) .NET Framework
8 3 (23.08%) Investment Management
8 3 (23.08%) jQuery
8 3 (23.08%) Multithreading
8 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
8 3 (23.08%) Windows

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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 1 (7.69%) Apache Solr
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) OLAP
1 7 (53.85%) Oracle OLAP
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.69%) JIRA
2 1 (7.69%) Selenium
2 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.69%) Behat
2 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (53.85%) Finance
2 5 (38.46%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Analyst
1 8 (61.54%) Systems Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) Developer
3 2 (15.38%) .NET Developer
3 2 (15.38%) C# Developer
4 1 (7.69%) PHP Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Lead PHP Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Business Systems Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (76.92%) HTML
1 10 (76.92%) .NET
1 10 (76.92%) WCF
2 7 (53.85%) XML
3 3 (23.08%) XHTML
3 3 (23.08%) CSS
3 3 (23.08%) .NET Framework
3 3 (23.08%) jQuery
4 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
5 1 (7.69%) LAMP
5 1 (7.69%) Symfony
5 1 (7.69%) RESTful
5 1 (7.69%) Memcached
5 1 (7.69%) Gearman
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (53.85%) Computer Science
3 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
4 1 (7.69%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Systems Analysis
2 7 (53.85%) Use Case
2 7 (53.85%) System Testing
2 7 (53.85%) ETL
2 7 (53.85%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (30.77%) MVC
3 4 (30.77%) Scrum
3 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (30.77%) TDD
4 3 (23.08%) OO
4 3 (23.08%) OOD
4 3 (23.08%) Investment Management
4 3 (23.08%) Multithreading
5 1 (7.69%) UML
5 1 (7.69%) BDD
5 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (7.69%) Fund Management
5 1 (7.69%) Project Management
5 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) SQL
2 9 (69.23%) VB
3 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
4 3 (23.08%) C#
5 1 (7.69%) PHP
5 1 (7.69%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) Degree
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Zend