The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Norfolk 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 30 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.

Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
East of England / Norfolk
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 28 17
Rank change year-on-year +21 -11  
Contract jobs citing SOA 19 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Norfolk 13.57% 1.01% 5.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.38% 1.28% 7.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 1 7
Median daily rate £589 £362 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +62.63% -23.78%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £362 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £829 £362 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £50.20 £35.63
% change year-on-year -15.33% +40.89%  

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 Norfolk with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Norfolk
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 116 156 127
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Norfolk 82.86% 78.39% 65.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 102 92
Median daily rate £450 £375 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -5.18%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £488 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 15
Median hourly rate £16.50 £21.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.25% -4.44%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend in Norfolk

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Norfolk 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 Norfolk

SOA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Norfolk

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SOA in Norfolk

SOA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Norfolk

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SOA in Norfolk over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SOA in Norfolk

SOA
Contract Job Locations in Norfolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the Norfolk region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Norwich +6 4 £463 +27.76% 1
King's Lynn - 2 £675 -
SOA
East of England

For the 6 months to 30 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 Norfolk region with a requirement for SOA.

1 15 (78.95%) UML
2 12 (63.16%) Degree
3 10 (52.63%) TOGAF
3 10 (52.63%) MS Visio
4 7 (36.84%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (26.32%) Data Cleansing
5 5 (26.32%) Migration
5 5 (26.32%) Data Quality
5 5 (26.32%) Mentoring
6 4 (21.05%) Coaching
6 4 (21.05%) Scrum
6 4 (21.05%) Finance
6 4 (21.05%) Data Modelling
6 4 (21.05%) Data Migration
6 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (21.05%) Data Management
6 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
6 4 (21.05%) Data Architecture
6 4 (21.05%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (15.79%) Data Structures
7 3 (15.79%) Data Transformation
7 3 (15.79%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (15.79%) Disclosure Scotland
8 2 (10.53%) ITIL V3
8 2 (10.53%) ITIL
8 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
9 1 (5.26%) VBA
9 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (5.26%) BC Cleared
9 1 (5.26%) Software Delivery

SOA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Norfolk 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:

Applications
1 10 (52.63%) MS Visio
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (94.74%) Architect
2 13 (68.42%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (26.32%) Data Architect
4 4 (21.05%) Designer
4 4 (21.05%) IT Architect
4 4 (21.05%) Solutions Designer
5 2 (10.53%) Cloud Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Cloud Solutions Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Data Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Digital Designer
6 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Data Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Systems Architect
6 1 (5.26%) TOGAF Architect
6 1 (5.26%) UML Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) UML Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (78.95%) UML
2 10 (52.63%) TOGAF
3 7 (36.84%) Enterprise Architecture
4 5 (26.32%) Data Cleansing
4 5 (26.32%) Mentoring
4 5 (26.32%) Migration
5 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (21.05%) Coaching
5 4 (21.05%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (21.05%) Data Architecture
5 4 (21.05%) Data Management
5 4 (21.05%) Data Migration
5 4 (21.05%) Data Modelling
5 4 (21.05%) Scrum
6 3 (15.79%) Data Transformation
7 2 (10.53%) ITIL
7 2 (10.53%) ITIL V3
7 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
8 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (5.26%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (63.16%) Degree
2 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
3 3 (15.79%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (5.26%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) Data Quality
2 3 (15.79%) Disclosure Scotland