Period
to 25 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in East Sussex 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 25 February 2018 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)
South East > East Sussex
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 55 44 57
Rank change year-on-year -11 +13 +6
Contract jobs citing SOA 1 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 0.19% 1.81% 1.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 2.25% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 6
East Sussex median daily rate £400 £325 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.08% +6.56% -32.22%
10th Percentile £375 £313 £281
90th Percentile £425 £338 £456
South East median daily rate £485 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +7.78% +5.88% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Sussex median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £42.50 £43.75
% change year-on-year - -2.86% +9.38%

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 East Sussex with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East Sussex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 434 356 436
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 81.58% 80.73% 76.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 218 294
East Sussex median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - -
10th Percentile £280 £213 £222
90th Percentile £570 £525 £515
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 13 14
East Sussex median hourly rate £13.50 £17.50 £32.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.86% -46.65% +38.11%
10th Percentile £10.35 £10.80 £12.22
90th Percentile £45.00 £44.15 £40.00
South East median hourly rate £24.56 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -1.76% -16.67% +50.00%

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend in East Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for SOA in East Sussex

SOA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SOA in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 25 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SOA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East Sussex region with a requirement for SOA.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) DSL
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Microservices
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) API Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Scenario Testing
1 1 (100.00%) HP ALM

SOA
Co-occurring IT Skills in East Sussex 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DSL
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) API Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Microservices
1 1 (100.00%) Scenario Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) HP ALM
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) HP