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 February 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Somerset / Taunton
Rank - 13 17
Contract jobs citing SOA 0 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton - 1.96% 10.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 2.33% 13.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 9
Median daily rate - £325 £675
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -51.85%
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 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +42.85%

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
35 43 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 70.00% 84.31% 77.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 32 59
Median daily rate £280 £433 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.26% -13.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £350 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £725
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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