The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stirling region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank - - 16
Contract jobs citing SOA 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling - - 2.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £398 £410
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -3.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £29.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+61.01% -18.05%
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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 Stirling region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Stirling
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
71 43 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 71.00% 86.00% 63.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 22 32
Average daily rate £405 £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £13.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SOA across the Stirling region as a proportion of the total demand within 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

SOA
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stirling 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 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) Social Media
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stirling 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (100.00%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript