Period
to 19 November 2017

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 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)
East of England > Norfolk
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 41 26
Rank change year-on-year +31 -15 +12
Contract jobs citing SOA 35 2 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Norfolk 10.17% 0.57% 5.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.32% 0.69% 7.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 2 19
Norfolk median daily rate £463 £480 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.65% +1.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £456 £480 £368
90th Percentile £494 £480 £488
East of England median daily rate £513 £463 £525
% change year-on-year +10.81% -11.90% -4.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Norfolk median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 £42.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year -6.43% +6.88% -20.00%

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 Norfolk with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Norfolk
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 284 290 295
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Norfolk 82.56% 82.62% 77.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 196 219
Norfolk median daily rate £425 £375 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +17.19% -
10th Percentile £275 £200 £180
90th Percentile £513 £522 £500
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 17
Norfolk median hourly rate £11.17 £22.25 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.80% -3.26% -10.68%
10th Percentile £10.68 £14.19 £17.00
90th Percentile £11.91 £27.61 £63.90
East of England median hourly rate £31.03 £31.48 £25.00
% change year-on-year -1.41% +25.90% +3.65%

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend in Norfolk

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

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
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 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Norwich +14 16 £475 -1.04%
SOA
East of England

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 Norfolk region with a requirement for SOA.

1 35 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (91.43%) Continuous Improvement
3 26 (74.29%) Finance
4 23 (65.71%) Mentoring
4 23 (65.71%) Coaching
5 13 (37.14%) Scrum
6 8 (22.86%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (2.86%) 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:

General
1 26 (74.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 31 (88.57%) Architect
1 31 (88.57%) Solutions Architect
2 25 (71.43%) Designer
2 25 (71.43%) Solutions Designer
3 11 (31.43%) Digital Architect
3 11 (31.43%) Digital Solutions Architect
4 6 (17.14%) Digital Designer
5 1 (2.86%) Applications Architect
5 1 (2.86%) Technical Architect
5 1 (2.86%) Technical Solutions Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (91.43%) Continuous Improvement
3 23 (65.71%) Coaching
3 23 (65.71%) Mentoring
4 13 (37.14%) Scrum
5 8 (22.86%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (2.86%) Software Delivery