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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank - 31 29
Contract jobs citing SOA 0 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton - 2.94% 2.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 3.30% 4.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 3
Median daily rate - £388 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -13.88%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £470 £450
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £48.75
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -7.69%
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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
41 91 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 65.08% 89.22% 69.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 84 68
Median daily rate £325 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £323 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £433 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 2
Median hourly rate £12.75 £14.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.92% -8.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £14.00 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

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