Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Knutsford 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 19 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 > Knutsford
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 - 22
Rank change year-on-year - +22 -1
Contract jobs citing SOA 4 0 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Knutsford 2.40% - 4.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.78% - 5.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 7
Knutsford median daily rate £325 - £550
10th Percentile £305 - £411
90th Percentile £455 - £618
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
Knutsford 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 Knutsford with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Knutsford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 144 71 167
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Knutsford 86.23% 81.61% 71.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 43 124
Knutsford median daily rate £386 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.12% - +1.31%
10th Percentile £280 £305 £291
90th Percentile £488 £473 £538
Cheshire median daily rate £420 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +5.00% -5.88% +9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Knutsford median hourly rate - £9.00 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -42.93% -
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £19.63 £17.50
% change year-on-year -33.76% +12.14% -5.41%

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend in Knutsford

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

Job vacancy trend for SOA in Knutsford

SOA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SOA in Knutsford

SOA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Knutsford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SOA in Knutsford over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SOA in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 19 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 Knutsford region with a requirement for SOA.

1 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) Banking
2 3 (75.00%) Asset Management
2 3 (75.00%) TOGAF
2 3 (75.00%) SDLC
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) Middleware
3 1 (25.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (25.00%) Unix
3 1 (25.00%) Windows

SOA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Knutsford 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:

General
1 4 (100.00%) Banking
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Architect
1 4 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Asset Management
1 3 (75.00%) CRM
1 3 (75.00%) SDLC
1 3 (75.00%) TOGAF