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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Scotland / Stirling
Rank - 13 15
Contract jobs citing SOA 0 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling - 2.44% 5.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 3.13% 7.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Median daily rate - £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £451 £446
% change year-on-year
-0.11% +0.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £48.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+13.98% +13.52%

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
23 32 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 88.46% 78.05% 83.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 18 32
Median daily rate £338 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £277 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +52.94%

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