Period
to 22 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 22 January 2018 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 West > Somerset
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 50 49
Contract jobs citing SOA 0 4 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset - 0.85% 4.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.07% 5.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 26
Somerset median daily rate - £370 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -20.43% -0.80%
South West median daily rate £469 £475 £475
% change year-on-year -1.32% - -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Somerset median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - - £42.50

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 Somerset with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Somerset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 357 373 557
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 77.27% 79.03% 84.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 195 336
Somerset median daily rate £390 £350 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.43% -6.04% +12.88%
10th Percentile £160 £213 £263
90th Percentile £525 £500 £500
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -1.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 75 51
Somerset median hourly rate £23.50 £39.50 £42.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.51% -7.60% +22.14%
10th Percentile £13.00 £14.12 £13.00
90th Percentile £44.25 £43.00 £57.00
South West median hourly rate £31.00 £37.25 £39.25
% change year-on-year -16.78% -5.10% +37.72%

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for SOA in Somerset

SOA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SOA in Somerset