The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stoke-on-Trent region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Staffordshire / Stoke-on-Trent
Rank 12 11 10
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs citing SOA 5 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 6.85% 10.53% 3.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.11% 12.50% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 1
Median daily rate £381 £320 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.14% -24.70%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £448
% change year-on-year
- +0.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £48.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+13.98% +13.52%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Stoke-on-Trent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
45 32 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 61.64% 84.21% 74.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 22 15
Median daily rate £338 £370 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.78% -12.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £300 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £520 £459
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +52.94%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent region citing SOA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

SOA
Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

SOA Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 Stoke-on-Trent region with a requirement for SOA.

1 5 (100.00%) XML
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) MVC
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum
2 3 (60.00%) OO
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (60.00%) CSS
2 3 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) Subversion
2 3 (60.00%) jQuery
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (60.00%) TeamCity
2 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (60.00%) HTML5
2 3 (60.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 3 (60.00%) React
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 3 (60.00%) Selenium
2 3 (60.00%) WCF
2 3 (60.00%) SOLID

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent 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 (40.00%) JBoss
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (60.00%) Selenium
1 3 (60.00%) Subversion
1 3 (60.00%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (40.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (40.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (40.00%) C# Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Java Middleware Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Middleware Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) XML
2 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 3 (60.00%) CSS
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) HTML5
2 3 (60.00%) jQuery
2 3 (60.00%) React
2 3 (60.00%) WCF
3 2 (40.00%) JSF
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
4 1 (20.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (60.00%) MVC
2 3 (60.00%) OO
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum
2 3 (60.00%) SOLID
3 2 (40.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
1 3 (60.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree