Period
to 21 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 21 October 2019 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)
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
21 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank - - 32
Contract jobs citing SOA 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire - - 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Staffordshire median daily rate - - £394
West Midlands median daily rate £563 £480 £535
% change year-on-year +17.19% -10.28% +32.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 130 226 193
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 71.82% 82.78% 81.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 156 136
Staffordshire median daily rate £390 £375 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +3.81% +11.15%
10th Percentile £225 £288 £211
90th Percentile £523 £463 £469
West Midlands median daily rate £434 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.06% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 8
Staffordshire median hourly rate £25.00 £13.20 £14.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +89.39% -8.01% -42.60%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.18 £12.01
90th Percentile £57.25 £56.30 £41.25
West Midlands median hourly rate £19.25 £15.00 £24.98
% change year-on-year +28.33% -39.95% +38.78%

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SOA in Staffordshire

SOA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SOA in Staffordshire