Period
to 13 April 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Newport 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 13 April 2021 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 Wales > Newport
6 months to
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 25 11 46
Rank change year-on-year -14 +35 -
Contract jobs citing SOA 13 39 3
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Newport 5.65% 12.70% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.34% 14.08% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 33 3
10th Percentile £485 £413 £425
25th Percentile £499 £438 £463
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £533 £505 £550
Median % change year-on-year +5.45% -8.18% -
75th Percentile £550 £538 £594
90th Percentile " £573 £605
South Wales median daily rate £534 £505 £550
% change year-on-year +5.69% -8.18% +44.74%

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 Newport with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Newport
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 205 277 323
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newport 89.13% 90.23% 90.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 218 252
10th Percentile £313 £350 £313
25th Percentile £416 £402 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £475 £450
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
75th Percentile £550 £529 £536
90th Percentile £613 £563 £575
South Wales median daily rate £433 £450 £438
% change year-on-year -3.89% +2.86% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 7 16
10th Percentile £14.50 £15.71 £15.00
25th Percentile £16.37 " £18.06
Median hourly rate £21.86 £19.18 £23.25
Median % change year-on-year +13.97% -17.49% -51.06%
75th Percentile £25.00 £22.38 £43.00
90th Percentile £36.20 £23.85 £46.00
South Wales median hourly rate £20.50 £19.00 £22.92
% change year-on-year +7.89% -17.09% +23.88%

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend in Newport

Job postings citing SOA as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Newport.

Job vacancy trend for SOA in Newport

SOA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newport

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SOA in Newport.

Daily rate trend for SOA in Newport

For the 6 months to 13 April 2021, 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 Newport region with a requirement for SOA.

1 13 (100.00%) Microservices
2 10 (76.92%) GCP
3 9 (69.23%) Infrastructure as Code
4 7 (53.85%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (53.85%) DevOps
4 7 (53.85%) Java
4 7 (53.85%) Python
4 7 (53.85%) Software Engineering
4 7 (53.85%) Test Automation
5 6 (46.15%) Data Management
5 6 (46.15%) Continuous Delivery
5 6 (46.15%) Terraform
6 5 (38.46%) Management Information System
7 4 (30.77%) Information Security
7 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
7 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
8 3 (23.08%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (23.08%) Public Sector
8 3 (23.08%) AWS
9 2 (15.38%) Google
9 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (15.38%) Data Science
10 1 (7.69%) Collaborative Working
10 1 (7.69%) DBS Check
10 1 (7.69%) .NET

SOA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newport 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 10 (76.92%) GCP
2 3 (23.08%) AWS
2 3 (23.08%) AWS CloudFormation
General
1 3 (23.08%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Software Engineer
2 6 (46.15%) Architect
2 6 (46.15%) Technical Architect
3 3 (23.08%) AWS Architect
3 3 (23.08%) Java Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Java Software Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Python Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Python Software Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Microservices
2 9 (69.23%) Infrastructure as Code
3 7 (53.85%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (53.85%) DevOps
3 7 (53.85%) Software Engineering
3 7 (53.85%) Test Automation
4 6 (46.15%) Continuous Delivery
4 6 (46.15%) Data Management
5 4 (30.77%) Information Security
6 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (15.38%) Data Science
7 1 (7.69%) Collaborative Working
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) Java
1 7 (53.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
1 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) DBS Check
Systems Management
1 6 (46.15%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Google