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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 28 35 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing SOA 26 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 6.74% 2.94% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.43% 3.21% -
Number of daily rates quoted 19 5 0
Median daily rate £500 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £470 £438 £400
% change year-on-year
+7.42% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £36.25 £46.00
% change year-on-year
+26.89% -21.19%
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
350 187 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 90.67% 91.67% 87.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 125 67
Median daily rate £475 £450 £495
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £260 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 5
Median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +180.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.41
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.35%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 23 (82.14%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (78.57%) Linux
3 20 (71.43%) Java
3 20 (71.43%) Oracle
4 17 (60.71%) SOAP
4 17 (60.71%) XML
4 17 (60.71%) Banking
4 17 (60.71%) JSON
4 17 (60.71%) High Availability
5 16 (57.14%) Middleware
6 15 (53.57%) JavaScript
7 14 (50.00%) J2EE
7 14 (50.00%) CSS
7 14 (50.00%) HTML
7 14 (50.00%) HTTP
7 14 (50.00%) CSS3
7 14 (50.00%) HTML5
7 14 (50.00%) Open Source
7 14 (50.00%) REST
8 13 (46.43%) Apache Camel
8 13 (46.43%) JBoss
8 13 (46.43%) Apache
8 13 (46.43%) Tomcat
8 13 (46.43%) IBM
8 13 (46.43%) JDBC
8 13 (46.43%) MySQL
8 13 (46.43%) C
8 13 (46.43%) C++
8 13 (46.43%) ActiveMQ
8 13 (46.43%) 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 13 (46.43%) Apache
1 13 (46.43%) JBoss
1 13 (46.43%) Tomcat
2 2 (7.14%) OpenStack
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 14 (50.00%) HTTP
2 2 (7.14%) Firewall
2 2 (7.14%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (46.43%) MySQL
1 13 (46.43%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.57%) DB2
2 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 17 (60.71%) Banking
2 1 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (53.57%) Architect
2 9 (32.14%) Technical Architect
3 7 (25.00%) Digital Architect
4 6 (21.43%) Digital Technical Architect
5 5 (17.86%) Analyst
5 5 (17.86%) Test Leader
6 4 (14.29%) Developer
6 4 (14.29%) Java Architect
6 4 (14.29%) Java Developer
7 3 (10.71%) Data Analyst
8 2 (7.14%) HTML CSS Developer
8 2 (7.14%) HTML Developer
8 2 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (7.14%) Oracle Architect
8 2 (7.14%) Oracle Developer
8 2 (7.14%) Senior Architect
8 2 (7.14%) Senior Technical Architect
9 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Architect
9 1 (3.57%) Oracle Technical Architect
9 1 (3.57%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (60.71%) JSON
1 17 (60.71%) SOAP
1 17 (60.71%) XML
2 16 (57.14%) Middleware
3 14 (50.00%) CSS
3 14 (50.00%) CSS3
3 14 (50.00%) HTML
3 14 (50.00%) HTML5
3 14 (50.00%) J2EE
3 14 (50.00%) REST
4 13 (46.43%) ActiveMQ
4 13 (46.43%) Apache Camel
4 13 (46.43%) JDBC
5 6 (21.43%) Web Services
6 3 (10.71%) RESTful
6 3 (10.71%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (14.29%) SWIFT
2 2 (7.14%) PKI
3 1 (3.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (78.57%) Linux
2 3 (10.71%) Unix
2 3 (10.71%) Windows
3 2 (7.14%) Windows Server
3 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.57%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (82.14%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (60.71%) High Availability
3 14 (50.00%) Open Source
4 13 (46.43%) E-business
5 11 (39.29%) Microservices
6 6 (21.43%) Software Testing
6 6 (21.43%) Test Scripting
6 6 (21.43%) Validation
7 5 (17.86%) Integration Testing
8 4 (14.29%) OpenUP
8 4 (14.29%) SDLC
9 3 (10.71%) Business Activity Monitoring
9 3 (10.71%) Data Modelling
9 3 (10.71%) Data Transformation
9 3 (10.71%) ETL
9 3 (10.71%) Information Security
9 3 (10.71%) Test Strategy
10 2 (7.14%) Penetration Testing
10 2 (7.14%) Scrum
10 2 (7.14%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 20 (71.43%) Java
2 15 (53.57%) JavaScript
3 13 (46.43%) C
3 13 (46.43%) C++
4 4 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (10.71%) SC Cleared
4 2 (7.14%) CESG Certified Professional
4 2 (7.14%) CLAS
5 1 (3.57%) BC Cleared
5 1 (3.57%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (10.71%) Data Quality
3 2 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (7.14%) JSP 440
3 2 (7.14%) QA
3 2 (7.14%) RMADS
Vendors
1 20 (71.43%) Oracle
2 13 (46.43%) IBM
3 3 (10.71%) Software AG
3 3 (10.71%) Talend
4 2 (7.14%) Microsoft