The first table below looks at the demand 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 9 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Peterborough region.

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
9 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 22 20 17
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Contract jobs citing SOA 1 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 0.88% 1.97% 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.20% 3.16% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £398 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £29.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -18.05%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Peterborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
83 95 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 72.81% 62.50% 60.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 35 34
Average daily rate £325 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £223 £94
10% offered a daily rate of more than £397 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 4 11
Average hourly rate £23.00 £22.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% +87.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.40 £11.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.30 £35.00 £94.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.98 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.98% +3.33%
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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 20 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 9 July 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 6 (100.00%) J2EE
2 5 (83.33%) Back Office
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) .NET
3 3 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (50.00%) WCF
3 3 (50.00%) C#
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) VB
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle
3 3 (50.00%) COM
3 3 (50.00%) UNIX
3 3 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
3 3 (50.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
5 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
5 1 (16.67%) Web Development
5 1 (16.67%) SLA
5 1 (16.67%) Project Management
5 1 (16.67%) Problem Management

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 9 July 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.

General
1 5 (83.33%) Back Office
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (50.00%) Development Project Manager
2 3 (50.00%) Programme Manager
2 3 (50.00%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) J2EE
2 5 (83.33%) .NET
3 3 (50.00%) WCF
3 3 (50.00%) COM
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
1 3 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
2 1 (16.67%) Web Development
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C#
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
1 3 (50.00%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle