The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 4 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 30 16 38
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +22
Contract jobs citing SOA 3 20 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 1.21% 8.93% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.65% 11.49% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 1
Median daily rate £413 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -5.26%
UK excluding London median daily rate £470 £435 £410
% change year-on-year
+8.04% +6.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £38.43 £46.00
% change year-on-year
+23.61% -16.46%
SOA
East of England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
182 174 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 73.39% 77.68% 71.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 119 157
Median daily rate £438 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £298 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 11
Median hourly rate £22.50 £27.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +8.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -1.61%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

SOA
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

SOA Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

SOA
Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOA across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016.

SOA Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

SOA
Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SOA across the Suffolk region.

SOA Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

SOA
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich -6 3 £413 -8.33%
SOA
East of England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 4 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for SOA.

1 5 (62.50%) Web Services
2 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
2 3 (37.50%) NUnit
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle
3 2 (25.00%) C#
3 2 (25.00%) MuleSoft
3 2 (25.00%) API Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 1 (12.50%) VirtualBox
4 1 (12.50%) NuGet
4 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (12.50%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (12.50%) MSTest
4 1 (12.50%) Java
4 1 (12.50%) .NET
4 1 (12.50%) J2EE
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
4 1 (12.50%) MVC
4 1 (12.50%) Windows
4 1 (12.50%) UML
4 1 (12.50%) OOA/OOD
4 1 (12.50%) OO
4 1 (12.50%) JBoss

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk 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 1 (12.50%) JBoss
1 1 (12.50%) Mule
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) NUnit
1 3 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
2 1 (12.50%) MSTest
2 1 (12.50%) NuGet
2 1 (12.50%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Architect
1 4 (50.00%) Designer
1 4 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Solutions Designer
3 2 (25.00%) Digital Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Digital Designer
3 2 (25.00%) Digital Solutions Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Mobile Designer
3 2 (25.00%) Mobile Solutions Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Test Automation Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Web Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Web Designer
4 1 (12.50%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (12.50%) J2EE
2 1 (12.50%) Middleware
2 1 (12.50%) NHibernate
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (12.50%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) API Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (12.50%) MVC
3 1 (12.50%) OO
3 1 (12.50%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (12.50%) Release Management
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) TDD
3 1 (12.50%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) VirtualBox
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) MuleSoft
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) VMware