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 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 18 20 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing SOA 2 14 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 2.17% 8.28% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.17% 10.69% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 12 0
Average daily rate £213 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £466 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.61% +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
Cambridgeshire

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
63 131 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 68.48% 77.51% 77.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 93 53
Average daily rate £325 £388 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% +29.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £290 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 18 10
Average hourly rate £12.00 £12.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £12.00 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £24.50 £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 5 February 2016, 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 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) XML
1 2 (50.00%) HTTP
1 2 (50.00%) DB2
1 2 (50.00%) Middleware
1 2 (50.00%) Java EE
1 2 (50.00%) JSON
1 2 (50.00%) Web Application Development
1 2 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (25.00%) CSS3
2 1 (25.00%) iPaaS
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) SAP PI
2 1 (25.00%) HTML5
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Web Design
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) SAP

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) DB2
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Applications Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Java Applications Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Java Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Java Web Applications Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Java Web Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Web Applications Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Web Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) Java EE
1 2 (50.00%) JSON
1 2 (50.00%) Middleware
1 2 (50.00%) REST
1 2 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) CSS3
2 1 (25.00%) HTML5
2 1 (25.00%) SAP PI
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Web Application Development
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) IBM
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) SAP