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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank - 18 8
Contract jobs citing SOA 0 14 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton - 16.47% 17.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 19.44% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 14 19
Median daily rate - £448 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.55%
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £450 £440
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £41.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
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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
38 72 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 76.00% 84.71% 86.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 63 91
Median daily rate £350 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £325 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £13.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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