The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Taunton region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 21 13 14
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +1
Contract jobs citing SOA 19 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 11.11% 5.08% 9.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.38% 7.50% 11.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 2 4
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£425 £308 £433
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.87% -28.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £301 £430
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £316 £447
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £390 £400
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £29.50 £32.10
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -8.09%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
142 40 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 83.04% 67.80% 76.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 17 20
Average daily rate £375 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £240 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £405 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
SOA
Somerset

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 25 July 2014.

SOA Daily Rate Histogram in Taunton

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 23 (92.00%) Security Cleared
2 16 (64.00%) C#
2 16 (64.00%) .NET
2 16 (64.00%) Scrum
2 16 (64.00%) TDD
3 15 (60.00%) Unit Testing
3 15 (60.00%) SC Cleared
3 15 (60.00%) K2 blackpearl
4 13 (52.00%) SQL
5 12 (48.00%) DV Cleared
6 8 (32.00%) Manufacturing
7 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET
8 5 (20.00%) Retail
8 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (16.00%) Change Control
9 4 (16.00%) UML
9 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
10 3 (12.00%) ITIL
10 3 (12.00%) CISSP
10 3 (12.00%) ISO 9000
10 3 (12.00%) CEH
10 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Architecture
10 3 (12.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 3 (12.00%) RMADS
10 3 (12.00%) Risk Management
10 3 (12.00%) Change Management
10 3 (12.00%) Back Office
10 3 (12.00%) IaaS
10 3 (12.00%) OWASP
11 2 (8.00%) Information Assurance

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (60.00%) K2 blackpearl
2 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (32.00%) Manufacturing
2 5 (20.00%) Retail
3 3 (12.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 16 (64.00%) Developer
2 15 (60.00%) .NET Developer
3 8 (32.00%) Architect
4 6 (24.00%) SQL Developer
5 5 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (8.00%) C# Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Architect
6 2 (8.00%) Security Architect
6 2 (8.00%) Lead Architect
6 2 (8.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Lead Security Architect
7 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
7 1 (4.00%) Information Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (64.00%) .NET
2 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) RMADS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (64.00%) Scrum
1 16 (64.00%) TDD
2 15 (60.00%) Unit Testing
3 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (16.00%) UML
4 4 (16.00%) Change Control
5 3 (12.00%) OWASP
5 3 (12.00%) Change Management
5 3 (12.00%) ITIL
5 3 (12.00%) Risk Management
5 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (8.00%) MVC
6 2 (8.00%) Information Assurance
7 1 (4.00%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 16 (64.00%) C#
2 13 (52.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (92.00%) Security Cleared
2 15 (60.00%) SC Cleared
3 12 (48.00%) DV Cleared
4 3 (12.00%) CISSP
4 3 (12.00%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) ISO 9000
1 3 (12.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.00%) ISO 9001
2 1 (4.00%) ISO 14001
Taunton
DP Connect
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 17 days ago