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 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
South East / East Sussex
Rank - 36 40
Contract jobs citing SOA 0 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex - 1.37% 1.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.76% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
Median daily rate - £286 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -36.38%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £440
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £50.39 £35.63
% change year-on-year -15.65% +41.44%  

SOA is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
East Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 175 227 280
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in East Sussex 83.33% 78.01% 87.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 163 151
Median daily rate £395 £342 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.49% -16.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £480 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 19
Median hourly rate £11.00 £28.75 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.73% -15.44%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend in East Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in East Sussex citing SOA as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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

SOA
Top 25 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 East Sussex region with a requirement for SOA.

1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Games
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) User Experience
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft

SOA
Top Related 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (25.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Support Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft