The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 41 40 34
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Contract jobs citing SOA 1 3 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.27% 0.76% 2.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 1.02% 3.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 7
Average daily rate
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£330 £444 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.63% -6.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £29.50 £32.30
% change year-on-year
+22.88% -8.66%
SOA
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
249 293 474
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 66.58% 74.55% 81.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 194 310
Average daily rate £325 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.45% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £489 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 19 7
Average hourly rate £16.25 £45.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.88% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £18.64 £23.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.95 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

SOA
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

SOA Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

SOA
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

SOA Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

SOA
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Horsham +2 1 £330 -26.66%
Worthing - - - -
Crawley - - - -
Gatwick - - - -
SOA
South East

SOA
Top 20 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 4 (57.14%) Business Analysis
1 4 (57.14%) Requirements Management
2 3 (42.86%) Waterfall
2 3 (42.86%) C
2 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) Process Management
3 2 (28.57%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
4 1 (14.29%) Use Case
4 1 (14.29%) ITSM
4 1 (14.29%) FileNet
4 1 (14.29%) DB2
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) AIX
4 1 (14.29%) UML
4 1 (14.29%) IBM
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) Replication
4 1 (14.29%) Clustering

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 1 (14.29%) FileNet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) DB2
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Architect
2 3 (42.86%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (42.86%) Business Architect
3 2 (28.57%) Lead Architect
3 2 (28.57%) Lead Solutions Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Business Solution Architect
4 1 (14.29%) AIX Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Insurance Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Replication
1 1 (14.29%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Business Analysis
1 4 (57.14%) Requirements Management
2 3 (42.86%) Waterfall
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) Process Management
3 2 (28.57%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) ITSM
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
4 1 (14.29%) Use Case
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) IBM