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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 14 - 14
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SOA 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 1.20% - 6.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.59% - 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £330
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £36.25 £49.25
% change year-on-year
+24.13% -26.39%
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
63 26 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 75.90% 83.87% 61.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 17 24
Median daily rate £425 £325 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £293 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £475 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Median hourly rate £10.65 £17.00 £14.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.35% +16.41%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -

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 30 May 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