The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 16 January 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.
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 the North West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West
Number of daily rates quoted
Median daily rate
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
England median daily rate
Number of hourly rates quoted
Median hourly rate
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
Median hourly rate
% change year-on-year
SOA Job Vacancy Trend in the North West
Job postings citing SOA as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.
SOA Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West
3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SOA in the North West.
SOA Daily Rate Histogram in the North West
Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SOA in the North West over the 6 months to 16 January 2021.
SOA Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West
3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing SOA in the North West.
SOA Contract Job Locations in the North West
The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the North West region over the 6 months to 16 January 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.
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
SOA Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West
For the 6 months to 16 January 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 North West region with a requirement for SOA.
SOA Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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: