The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 4 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 18 28 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Contract jobs citing SOA 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 2.59% 1.23% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.45% 1.48% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £305 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £470 £435 £410
% change year-on-year
+8.04% +6.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £38.43 £46.00
% change year-on-year
+23.61% -16.46%
SOA
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Watford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
87 135 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 75.00% 83.33% 79.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 68 44
Median daily rate £388 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 3
Median hourly rate - £10.75 £18.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -42.44%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -1.61%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Watford region citing SOA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

SOA
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

SOA Daily Rate Trend in Watford

SOA
Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOA across the Watford region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016.

SOA Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 4 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 Watford region with a requirement for SOA.

1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) Spring
3 1 (33.33%) Logistics
3 1 (33.33%) NHibernate
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (33.33%) Apache Cordova
3 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Ionic Framework
3 1 (33.33%) Front End Development
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Optimisation
3 1 (33.33%) SOLID
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) JBoss
3 1 (33.33%) Apache

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Watford 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 1 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) JBoss
1 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
1 1 (33.33%) HTTPS
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 1 (33.33%) IT Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Supply Chain Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
1 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Cordova
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (33.33%) CSS3
2 1 (33.33%) Entity Framework
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) Ionic Framework
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) NHibernate
2 1 (33.33%) REST
2 1 (33.33%) SOAP
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) WCF
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (33.33%) FMCG
1 1 (33.33%) RIA
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) B2B
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) ETL
2 1 (33.33%) Front End Development
2 1 (33.33%) Logistics
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Optimisation
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) SOLID
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Sybase