Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for SOA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SOA over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 39 39
Rank change year-on-year +15 0 -6
Contract jobs citing SOA 7 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 3.29% 1.00% 1.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.02% 1.20% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 3
Chester median daily rate £383 £450 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% -7.69% +77.27%
10th Percentile £334 £335 £386
90th Percentile £513 £575 £494
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £613 £475
% change year-on-year -38.78% +28.95% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Chester median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -

SOA is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Chester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 174 249 286
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 81.69% 82.72% 93.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 224 181
Chester median daily rate £375 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +3.13% +14.29%
10th Percentile £263 £236 £304
90th Percentile £502 £525 £525
Cheshire median daily rate £420 £400 £424
% change year-on-year +5.00% -5.60% +9.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 0 21
Chester median hourly rate £13.00 - £22.50
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £19.64 £17.50
% change year-on-year -33.82% +12.24% -5.41%

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

Job postings citing SOA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Chester.

Job vacancy trend for SOA in Chester

SOA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SOA in Chester.

Contractor daily rate trend for SOA in Chester

SOA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SOA in Chester over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SOA in Chester

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, 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 Chester region with a requirement for SOA.

1 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (71.43%) WCF
3 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) MVC
3 4 (57.14%) Finance
3 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
4 3 (42.86%) Web Services
4 3 (42.86%) Visual Studio
4 3 (42.86%) ADO.NET
4 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 3 (42.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) Credit Risk
4 3 (42.86%) FxCop
4 3 (42.86%) SoapUI
4 3 (42.86%) MSBuild
4 3 (42.86%) T4 Templates
4 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
4 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (42.86%) ReSharper
4 3 (42.86%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (28.57%) Single Customer View
5 2 (28.57%) webpack
5 2 (28.57%) gulp
5 2 (28.57%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (28.57%) TypeScript
5 2 (28.57%) OAuth2
5 2 (28.57%) CA Service Virtualization

SOA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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 2 (28.57%) PegaRULES
2 1 (14.29%) Apache
2 1 (14.29%) IIS
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Salesforce.com CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) FxCop
1 3 (42.86%) MSBuild
1 3 (42.86%) ReSharper
1 3 (42.86%) SoapUI
1 3 (42.86%) T4 Templates
1 3 (42.86%) Visual Studio
2 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 2 (28.57%) gulp
2 2 (28.57%) SpecFlow
2 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (28.57%) TeamCity
2 2 (28.57%) webpack
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (71.43%) .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# WCF Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 1 (14.29%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (71.43%) WCF
3 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
4 3 (42.86%) ADO.NET
4 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (42.86%) Web Services
5 2 (28.57%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (28.57%) Ninject
5 2 (28.57%) OAuth2
6 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
6 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (14.29%) CSS
6 1 (14.29%) HTML
6 1 (14.29%) jQuery
6 1 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Credit Risk
1 3 (42.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 3 (42.86%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (28.57%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) MVC
2 2 (28.57%) CRM
2 2 (28.57%) Single Customer View
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Domain-Driven Design
3 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Facilities Management
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) OOP
3 1 (14.29%) SDLC
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
3 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
3 1 (14.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 2 (28.57%) TypeScript
5 1 (14.29%) PHP
5 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) CA
2 2 (28.57%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) Pega