Period
to 25 July 2017

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 25 July 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)
South West > Somerset
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 43 39
Rank change year-on-year -9 -4 -8
Contract jobs citing SOA 1 11 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 0.22% 2.17% 4.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 2.84% 6.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 29
Somerset median daily rate - £400 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -33.33% +41.18%
South West median daily rate £498 £550 £480
% change year-on-year -9.55% +14.58% +7.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Somerset median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - £37.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year - -8.54% -

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 Somerset with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Somerset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 358 387 575
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 79.03% 76.48% 79.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 207 344
Somerset median daily rate £375 £375 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +0.67% +9.56%
10th Percentile £213 £237 £275
90th Percentile £525 £525 £559
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 55 60
Somerset median hourly rate £47.50 £38.75 £39.01
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.58% -0.67% +15.28%
10th Percentile £26.85 £19.75 £28.28
90th Percentile £53.75 £46.25 £55.00
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.43% +40.00%

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 Somerset region with a requirement for SOA.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) hybris
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database

SOA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Hybris Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) hybris
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Rate: £600 - £650 per day
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