The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stockport region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 15 - 7
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SOA 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport 1.85% - 3.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.00% - 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £430 £413
% change year-on-year
+10.37% +4.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.00 £38.43 £49.25
% change year-on-year
+27.52% -21.97%
SOA
Manchester

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Stockport
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
50 20 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport 92.59% 62.50% 65.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 16 8
Average daily rate £363 £330 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.84% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £413 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+22.95% -3.17%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SOA across the Stockport region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

SOA
Daily Rate Trend in Stockport

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

SOA Daily Rate Trend in Stockport

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Stockport 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%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) JDBC
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) JBoss
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) E-business
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Camel

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Stockport 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) JBoss
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Camel
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) JDBC
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) MEAN Stack
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) E-business
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle