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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank - 11 16
Contract jobs citing SOA 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent - 2.94% 4.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 3.45% 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £365 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.60%
UK excluding London median daily rate £470 £450 £413
% change year-on-year
+4.44% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £40.60 £43.25
% change year-on-year
+10.83% -6.12%
SOA
Staffordshire

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
56 29 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 78.87% 85.29% 63.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 20 23
Median daily rate £400 £338 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £475 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £17.25 £13.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +28.39%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 24 June 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 Stoke-on-Trent region with a requirement for SOA.

1 9 (100.00%) N-Tier
2 7 (77.78%) Flash
2 7 (77.78%) HTTP
2 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (77.78%) HTML
2 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
2 7 (77.78%) Photoshop
2 7 (77.78%) CSS
2 7 (77.78%) ActionScript
2 7 (77.78%) Apache Flex
2 7 (77.78%) ActionScript 3.0
2 7 (77.78%) Performance Testing
2 7 (77.78%) High Availability
3 4 (44.44%) E-Commerce
4 3 (33.33%) Adobe
4 3 (33.33%) OO
5 2 (22.22%) Entity Framework
5 2 (22.22%) REST
5 2 (22.22%) WCF
5 2 (22.22%) WF
5 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (22.22%) DevExpress
5 2 (22.22%) C#
5 2 (22.22%) .NET
5 2 (22.22%) XML
5 2 (22.22%) XSD
5 2 (22.22%) Windows
5 2 (22.22%) OOP
5 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
5 2 (22.22%) ADO.NET

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:

Applications
1 7 (77.78%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (77.78%) Flash Developer
3 3 (33.33%) ActionScript Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Flash ActionScript Developer
4 2 (22.22%) C# Developer
4 2 (22.22%) C# Software Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Software Developer
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Developer
5 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) .NET Software Developer
5 1 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) Apache Flex
1 7 (77.78%) CSS
1 7 (77.78%) Flash
1 7 (77.78%) HTML
2 2 (22.22%) .NET
2 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
2 2 (22.22%) ADO.NET
2 2 (22.22%) Ajax
2 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
2 2 (22.22%) Entity Framework
2 2 (22.22%) REST
2 2 (22.22%) WCF
2 2 (22.22%) WF
2 2 (22.22%) WinForms
2 2 (22.22%) XML
2 2 (22.22%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 9 (100.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (77.78%) High Availability
1 7 (77.78%) Performance Testing
2 4 (44.44%) E-Commerce
3 3 (33.33%) OO
4 2 (22.22%) Migration
4 2 (22.22%) OOD
4 2 (22.22%) OOP
4 2 (22.22%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) ActionScript
1 7 (77.78%) ActionScript 3.0
1 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
2 2 (22.22%) C#
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Adobe
2 2 (22.22%) DevExpress