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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 22 - 20
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SOA 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 0.76% - 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% - 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£338 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £29.50 £32.10
% change year-on-year
+27.11% -8.09%
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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
94 200 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 71.76% 84.03% 68.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 62 42
Average daily rate £325 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £270 £103
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £490 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 9
Average hourly rate £12.00 £26.40 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.54% +120.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 22 September 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 4 (80.00%) .NET
1 4 (80.00%) J2EE
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (80.00%) Back Office
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) COM
2 3 (60.00%) UNIX
2 3 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) VB
2 3 (60.00%) Systems Analysis
2 3 (60.00%) WCF
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Behat
3 1 (20.00%) Gearman
3 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) Symfony
3 1 (20.00%) Zend
3 1 (20.00%) PHP5
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (20.00%) RESTful
3 1 (20.00%) Apache Solr
3 1 (20.00%) Open Source
3 1 (20.00%) Memcached
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) JIRA

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (20.00%) Apache Solr
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) Behat
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (80.00%) Back Office
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (60.00%) Development Manager
2 3 (60.00%) Development Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Lead PHP Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Lead Developer
3 1 (20.00%) PHP Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Programme Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
1 4 (80.00%) J2EE
2 3 (60.00%) COM
2 3 (60.00%) WCF
3 1 (20.00%) Symfony
3 1 (20.00%) RESTful
3 1 (20.00%) Memcached
3 1 (20.00%) Gearman
3 1 (20.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (20.00%) Open Source
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Systems Analysis
1 3 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (20.00%) BDD
2 1 (20.00%) UML
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
1 3 (60.00%) VB
2 1 (20.00%) PHP5
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) Zend