The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stirling 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 - 21 23
Contract jobs citing SOA 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling - 1.30% 1.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.41% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £350
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
Scotland

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Stirling
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41 71 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 78.85% 92.21% 88.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 22 24
Median daily rate £350 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

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

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

SOA
Daily Rate Trend in Stirling

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

SOA Daily Rate Trend in Stirling