The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Taunton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Somerset / Taunton
Rank - 17 24
Contract jobs citing SOA 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton - 3.70% 2.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 4.17% 3.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £385 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.20%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £50.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +17.64%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
43 48 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 71.67% 88.89% 66.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 42 46
Median daily rate £319 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.31% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £324 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £465 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 1
Median hourly rate £12.50 £13.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

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

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

SOA
Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

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

SOA Daily Rate Trend in Taunton