The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warrington region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 28 27 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing SOA 4 17 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 1.80% 4.56% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.06% 4.94% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 13 0
Median daily rate £545 £475 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.73% -
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 £44.50 £41.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.87% +10.00%
SOA
Cheshire

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
194 344 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 87.39% 92.23% 80.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 265 102
Median daily rate £475 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £350 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £688 £635
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 12
Median hourly rate £12.50 £17.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.47% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +29.38%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Warrington region citing SOA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Warrington

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOA across the Warrington region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

SOA Daily Rate Histogram 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 26 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SOA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Warrington region with a requirement for SOA.

1 19 (79.17%) Java
1 19 (79.17%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (75.00%) Oracle
2 18 (75.00%) Linux
3 16 (66.67%) Middleware
4 15 (62.50%) Banking
4 15 (62.50%) High Availability
5 14 (58.33%) Open Source
5 14 (58.33%) JavaScript
6 13 (54.17%) HTML
6 13 (54.17%) J2EE
6 13 (54.17%) CSS
6 13 (54.17%) XML
7 12 (50.00%) SOAP
7 12 (50.00%) HTTP
7 12 (50.00%) JSON
7 12 (50.00%) CSS3
7 12 (50.00%) HTML5
7 12 (50.00%) REST
8 11 (45.83%) Apache Camel
8 11 (45.83%) Microservices
8 11 (45.83%) IBM
8 11 (45.83%) JBoss
8 11 (45.83%) Apache
8 11 (45.83%) Tomcat
8 11 (45.83%) JDBC
8 11 (45.83%) MySQL
8 11 (45.83%) C++
8 11 (45.83%) C
8 11 (45.83%) E-business

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (45.83%) Apache
1 11 (45.83%) JBoss
1 11 (45.83%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.17%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) IaaS
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (8.33%) PaaS
1 2 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (50.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (45.83%) MySQL
1 11 (45.83%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.17%) Big Data
2 1 (4.17%) DB2
2 1 (4.17%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 15 (62.50%) Banking
2 1 (4.17%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 15 (62.50%) Architect
2 10 (41.67%) Technical Architect
3 7 (29.17%) Digital Architect
4 6 (25.00%) Digital Technical Architect
5 5 (20.83%) Test Leader
6 4 (16.67%) Java Architect
7 3 (12.50%) Developer
8 2 (8.33%) HTML CSS Developer
8 2 (8.33%) HTML Developer
8 2 (8.33%) Java Developer
8 2 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (8.33%) Oracle Architect
8 2 (8.33%) Oracle Developer
8 2 (8.33%) Senior Architect
8 2 (8.33%) Senior Technical Architect
9 1 (4.17%) Agile Test Analyst
9 1 (4.17%) Agile Tester
9 1 (4.17%) CRM Developer
9 1 (4.17%) Designer
9 1 (4.17%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (66.67%) Middleware
2 13 (54.17%) CSS
2 13 (54.17%) HTML
2 13 (54.17%) J2EE
2 13 (54.17%) XML
3 12 (50.00%) CSS3
3 12 (50.00%) HTML5
3 12 (50.00%) JSON
3 12 (50.00%) REST
3 12 (50.00%) SOAP
4 11 (45.83%) ActiveMQ
4 11 (45.83%) Apache Camel
4 11 (45.83%) JDBC
5 7 (29.17%) Web Services
6 2 (8.33%) .NET
7 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
7 1 (4.17%) Silverlight
7 1 (4.17%) XML Messaging
7 1 (4.17%) XSD
7 1 (4.17%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) SWIFT
2 2 (8.33%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (75.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.17%) AIX
2 1 (4.17%) Unix
2 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (79.17%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (62.50%) High Availability
3 14 (58.33%) Open Source
4 11 (45.83%) E-business
4 11 (45.83%) Microservices
5 6 (25.00%) Software Testing
5 6 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 6 (25.00%) Validation
6 5 (20.83%) Integration Testing
7 4 (16.67%) OpenUP
8 3 (12.50%) Project Planning
8 3 (12.50%) Test Strategy
9 2 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (8.33%) IT Governance
9 2 (8.33%) Project Management
9 2 (8.33%) Prototyping
9 2 (8.33%) Risk Management
9 2 (8.33%) SDLC
9 2 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 19 (79.17%) Java
2 14 (58.33%) JavaScript
3 11 (45.83%) C
3 11 (45.83%) C++
4 4 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (4.17%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
1 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 18 (75.00%) Oracle
2 11 (45.83%) IBM
3 3 (12.50%) Microsoft