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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank - - 6
Contract jobs citing SOA 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport - - 21.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 36.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £434 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.74% +8.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +22.80%
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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 Stockport region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Stockport
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
17 17 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport 60.71% 68.00% 57.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 7
Average daily rate £315 £320 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.56% -14.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 £12.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+233.33% -70.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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