The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Peterborough region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 16 21 24
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +3
Contract jobs citing SOA 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 3.06% 0.93% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.17% 1.30% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Median daily rate £450 - £338
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £435
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
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
72 77 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 73.47% 71.30% 76.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 42 42
Median daily rate £400 £420 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +29.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £231 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 19 20
Median hourly rate £16.50 £12.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -45.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £11.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £26.50 £38.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Peterborough region citing SOA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 12 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 29 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 Peterborough region with a requirement for SOA.

1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
1 5 (100.00%) XML
1 5 (100.00%) UML
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Java EE
1 5 (100.00%) Web Application Development
1 5 (100.00%) SDLC
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) RESTful
4 1 (20.00%) API Design
4 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough 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:

Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Architect
1 5 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Web Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) Java EE
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
1 5 (100.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) RESTful
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) SDLC
1 5 (100.00%) UML
1 5 (100.00%) Web Application Development
2 1 (20.00%) API Design
2 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) SQL