The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warrington region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 37 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SOA 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 2.35% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.56% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£444 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £416 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.30% +11.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.43 £49.25 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-21.97% +44.85%
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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 Warrington region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Warrington
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
195 139 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 91.55% 84.24% 78.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 69 40
Average daily rate £450 £475 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +26.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £300 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £548 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 3
Average hourly rate £35.00 £15.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+133.33% +20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SOA across the Warrington region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

SOA
Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SOA across the Warrington region.

SOA Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

SOA
Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SOA across the Warrington region.

SOA Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Warrington 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 5 (71.43%) TOGAF
2 3 (42.86%) Six Sigma
2 3 (42.86%) Zachman Framework
2 3 (42.86%) Degree
2 3 (42.86%) Lean Six Sigma
2 3 (42.86%) Process Management
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 2 (28.57%) UNIX
3 2 (28.57%) UML
3 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
3 2 (28.57%) CRM
3 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) ISEB
3 2 (28.57%) TIBCO
3 2 (28.57%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (28.57%) Middleware
3 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
3 2 (28.57%) QA
3 2 (28.57%) Information Architecture
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (28.57%) MongoDB
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (28.57%) Ruby
3 2 (28.57%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (28.57%) SugarCRM
3 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Warrington 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 2 (28.57%) Oracle Service Bus
1 2 (28.57%) SugarCRM
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) BusinessWorks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (28.57%) MongoDB
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Ant
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Architect
2 3 (42.86%) Business Architect
3 2 (28.57%) Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Middleware Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Business Process Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Middleware
1 2 (28.57%) Ruby on Rails
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) TOGAF
2 3 (42.86%) Six Sigma
2 3 (42.86%) Zachman Framework
2 3 (42.86%) Lean Six Sigma
2 3 (42.86%) Process Management
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) UML
3 2 (28.57%) CRM
3 2 (28.57%) Information Architecture
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Java
1 2 (28.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) ISEB
2 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 2 (28.57%) TIBCO