The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stockport region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 16 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SOA 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport 2.86% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.08% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £515 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £473 £450
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £48.75
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -7.69%
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
65 25 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport 92.86% 69.44% 81.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 11 7
Median daily rate £425 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £210 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £373 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 5
Median hourly rate £17.50 £37.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.33% +150.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +36.00%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Stockport region citing SOA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 10 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SOA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Stockport region with a requirement for SOA.

1 4 (100.00%) XML
2 3 (75.00%) JDBC
2 3 (75.00%) SOAP
3 2 (50.00%) JSP
3 2 (50.00%) Servlets
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) MySQL
3 2 (50.00%) UML
3 2 (50.00%) OO
3 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (50.00%) HTTP
3 2 (50.00%) WSDL
3 2 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (50.00%) JSON
3 2 (50.00%) QA
3 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) BPEL
3 2 (50.00%) Spring
3 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (50.00%) Microservices
3 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (25.00%) Apache Camel
4 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (25.00%) Software Delivery
4 1 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (25.00%) Apache
2 1 (25.00%) JBoss
2 1 (25.00%) Jetty
2 1 (25.00%) nginx
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (25.00%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
1 2 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
1 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Virtualisation Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) XML
2 3 (75.00%) JDBC
2 3 (75.00%) SOAP
3 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) JSON
3 2 (50.00%) JSP
3 2 (50.00%) Servlets
3 2 (50.00%) Spring
3 2 (50.00%) WSDL
4 1 (25.00%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (25.00%) Apache Camel
4 1 (25.00%) JAX-RS
4 1 (25.00%) JMS
4 1 (25.00%) Middleware
4 1 (25.00%) Node.js
4 1 (25.00%) REST
4 1 (25.00%) RESTful
4 1 (25.00%) Spring Security
4 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) BPEL
1 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (50.00%) Microservices
1 2 (50.00%) OO
1 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (50.00%) UML
2 1 (25.00%) ATDD
2 1 (25.00%) BDD
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Domain-Driven Design
2 1 (25.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (25.00%) High Availability
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
2 1 (25.00%) Open Source
2 1 (25.00%) Prototyping
2 1 (25.00%) Software Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) IBM
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle