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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank - 8 6
Contract jobs citing SOA 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport - 3.45% 25.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 5.56% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £413 £388
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £52.50 £31.46
% change year-on-year
-30.95% +66.87%
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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
22 18 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport 61.11% 62.07% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 7 5
Average daily rate £330 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £254 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £450 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £11.50 - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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