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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Scotland / Stirling
Rank - 15 20
Contract jobs citing SOA 0 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling - 1.89% 4.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 2.38% 4.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Median daily rate - £340 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -24.44%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £466 £450
% change year-on-year
-3.48% +3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £50.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +42.85%

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
21 42 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 84.00% 79.25% 85.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 21 36
Median daily rate £425 £340 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £277 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £489 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £10.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +45.45%

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