The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Stockport region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 8 5 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing SOA 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport 6.06% 7.69% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.09% 12.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £350 £350 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £423 £390 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.00 £34.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+35.29% +4.61%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Stockport
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
22 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport 66.67% 61.54% 64.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 8
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £320 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
SOA
Manchester

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 18 April 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) DB2
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (50.00%) FatWire
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Endeca
2 1 (50.00%) Wonderware
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) LINQ
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
2 1 (50.00%) Ninject
2 1 (50.00%) Business Transformation
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Software Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) LINQ
2 1 (50.00%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
1 1 (50.00%) Business Transformation
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) FatWire
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) Endeca
1 1 (50.00%) Wonderware