The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Taunton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 14 11 16
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Contract jobs citing SOA 23 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 14.02% 7.55% 9.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 17.04% 10.53% 12.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 3 1
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£450 £318 £429
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.73% -25.99%
UK excluding London average daily rate £429 £385 £400
% change year-on-year
+11.36% -3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £29.50 £32.05
% change year-on-year
-22.03% -7.95%
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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
135 38 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 82.32% 71.70% 73.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 22 10
Average daily rate £400 £325 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -15.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £226 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £410 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £19.30 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SOA across the Taunton region as a proportion of the total demand within 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

SOA
Daily Rate Histogram in Taunton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOA across the Taunton region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

SOA Daily Rate Histogram in Taunton

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton region citing SOA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SOA.

1 30 (93.75%) Security Cleared
2 22 (68.75%) SC Cleared
3 17 (53.13%) C#
3 17 (53.13%) .NET
3 17 (53.13%) Scrum
3 17 (53.13%) TDD
4 16 (50.00%) Unit Testing
5 15 (46.88%) K2 blackpearl
6 14 (43.75%) SQL
7 13 (40.63%) DV Cleared
8 12 (37.50%) IaaS
9 8 (25.00%) Manufacturing
10 7 (21.88%) ASP.NET
11 6 (18.75%) ITIL
11 6 (18.75%) ISO 9000
11 6 (18.75%) CISSP
11 6 (18.75%) Risk Management
11 6 (18.75%) CEH
11 6 (18.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 6 (18.75%) RMADS
11 6 (18.75%) OWASP
12 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
13 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
14 3 (9.38%) Back Office
14 3 (9.38%) Information Assurance
14 3 (9.38%) Security Architecture
14 3 (9.38%) Digital Media
15 2 (6.25%) UML
15 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
15 2 (6.25%) Internet

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton region citing SOA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SOA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (46.88%) K2 blackpearl
2 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 12 (37.50%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) Internet
1 2 (6.25%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (9.38%) Back Office
3 2 (6.25%) Finance
3 2 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (53.13%) Developer
2 15 (46.88%) .NET Developer
3 14 (43.75%) Architect
4 6 (18.75%) SQL Developer
5 5 (15.63%) Security Architect
6 3 (9.38%) Lead Architect
6 3 (9.38%) Lead Security Architect
6 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (9.38%) Information Architect
6 3 (9.38%) Technical Architect
7 2 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (6.25%) C# Developer
7 2 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Information Security Architect
8 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (53.13%) .NET
2 7 (21.88%) ASP.NET
3 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (3.13%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) RMADS
2 3 (9.38%) Digital Media
3 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (53.13%) Scrum
1 17 (53.13%) TDD
2 16 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 6 (18.75%) OWASP
3 6 (18.75%) Risk Management
3 6 (18.75%) ITIL
4 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (9.38%) Information Assurance
5 3 (9.38%) Security Architecture
6 2 (6.25%) Change Control
6 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (6.25%) UML
6 2 (6.25%) MVC
7 1 (3.13%) Information Security
7 1 (3.13%) Programme Management
7 1 (3.13%) Change Management
7 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2
7 1 (3.13%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 17 (53.13%) C#
2 14 (43.75%) SQL
3 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.13%) C
Qualifications
1 30 (93.75%) Security Cleared
2 22 (68.75%) SC Cleared
3 13 (40.63%) DV Cleared
4 6 (18.75%) CISSP
4 6 (18.75%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.75%) ISO 9000
1 6 (18.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.13%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
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