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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank - 12 14
Contract jobs citing SOA 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent - 10.00% 2.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 11.11% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Median daily rate - £363 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +31.81%
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £450 £435
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £41.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+4.84% +10.00%
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
72 27 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 92.31% 90.00% 60.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 18 19
Median daily rate £388 £420 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.73% +24.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £420 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £12.35 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -35.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +26.94%

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