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 April 2015 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank - 29 9
Contract jobs citing SOA 0 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough - 3.92% 4.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 4.76% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Average daily rate
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- £450 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £416 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.30% +11.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.43 £49.25 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-21.97% +44.85%
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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
102 126 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 73.91% 82.35% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 49 26
Average daily rate £325 £363 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% -19.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £450 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 17 1
Average hourly rate £12.40 £12.00 £175.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -93.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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 April 2015, 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 13 (92.86%) SQL
1 13 (92.86%) Oracle
2 12 (85.71%) HTML
2 12 (85.71%) .NET
2 12 (85.71%) WCF
3 11 (78.57%) Systems Analysis
4 9 (64.29%) Finance
4 9 (64.29%) VB
4 9 (64.29%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (57.14%) Degree
5 8 (57.14%) Computer Science
6 7 (50.00%) ETL
6 7 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (50.00%) OLAP
6 7 (50.00%) XML
6 7 (50.00%) Oracle OLAP
6 7 (50.00%) Use Case
6 7 (50.00%) System Testing
7 5 (35.71%) CSS
7 5 (35.71%) Scrum
7 5 (35.71%) Back Office
7 5 (35.71%) MVC
7 5 (35.71%) .NET Framework
7 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (35.71%) TDD
7 5 (35.71%) Windows
7 5 (35.71%) OO
7 5 (35.71%) C#
7 5 (35.71%) XHTML
7 5 (35.71%) OOD

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) OLAP
1 7 (50.00%) Oracle OLAP
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (64.29%) Finance
2 5 (35.71%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Analyst
1 8 (57.14%) Systems Analyst
2 6 (42.86%) Developer
3 4 (28.57%) C# Developer
4 2 (14.29%) .NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Business Systems Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (85.71%) HTML
1 12 (85.71%) .NET
1 12 (85.71%) WCF
2 7 (50.00%) XML
3 5 (35.71%) CSS
3 5 (35.71%) .NET Framework
3 5 (35.71%) XHTML
3 5 (35.71%) jQuery
4 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (64.29%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (57.14%) Computer Science
3 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Systems Analysis
2 7 (50.00%) ETL
2 7 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (50.00%) Use Case
2 7 (50.00%) System Testing
3 5 (35.71%) Scrum
3 5 (35.71%) MVC
3 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (35.71%) TDD
3 5 (35.71%) OO
3 5 (35.71%) OOD
3 5 (35.71%) Multithreading
4 3 (21.43%) Investment Management
5 2 (14.29%) Asset Management
6 1 (7.14%) Fund Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) SQL
2 9 (64.29%) VB
3 5 (35.71%) C#
3 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) Degree
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) Oracle