The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 21 19 22
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Contract jobs citing SOA 7 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 3.32% 6.62% 2.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.43% 8.57% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 3
Median daily rate £338 £390 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.46% -8.23%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £470 £450
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £48.75
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -7.69%
SOA
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Staffordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
158 105 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 74.88% 77.21% 67.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 73 51
Median daily rate £338 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 5
Median hourly rate £55.00 £20.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+175.00% +5.26%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.02% +36.00%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Staffordshire region citing SOA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

SOA
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SOA across the Staffordshire region.

SOA Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

SOA
Hourly Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOA across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

SOA Hourly Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

SOA
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent -4 2 £338 - 2
Stafford - 2 - -
SOA
West Midlands

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for SOA.

1 5 (71.43%) TOGAF
1 5 (71.43%) Use Case
1 5 (71.43%) Mobile Computing
2 3 (42.86%) Degree
2 3 (42.86%) MODAF
2 3 (42.86%) ERP
3 2 (28.57%) Benchmarking
3 2 (28.57%) MVC
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) HTML
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
3 2 (28.57%) .NET
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 2 (28.57%) CSS
3 2 (28.57%) XML
3 2 (28.57%) OO
3 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Selenium
3 2 (28.57%) WCF
3 2 (28.57%) jQuery
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (28.57%) BPMN
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (28.57%) React
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
1 2 (28.57%) Selenium
1 2 (28.57%) Subversion
1 2 (28.57%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Architect
1 5 (71.43%) Enterprise Architect
1 5 (71.43%) TOGAF Architect
1 5 (71.43%) TOGAF Enterprise Architect
2 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
2 1 (14.29%) .NET Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) MODAF Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
1 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
1 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
1 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 2 (28.57%) CSS
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
1 2 (28.57%) HTML5
1 2 (28.57%) jQuery
1 2 (28.57%) React
1 2 (28.57%) WCF
1 2 (28.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Mobile Computing
2 2 (28.57%) Visualisation
3 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) TOGAF
1 5 (71.43%) Use Case
2 3 (42.86%) ERP
2 3 (42.86%) MODAF
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) ArchiMate
3 2 (28.57%) Benchmarking
3 2 (28.57%) BPMN
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (28.57%) MVC
3 2 (28.57%) OO
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) SOLID
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C#
1 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
1 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
1 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared