Period
to 19 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 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 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)
Staffordshire > Stoke-on-Trent
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 21 21 18
Rank change year-on-year 0 -3 -4
Contract jobs citing SOA 4 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 4.21% 3.29% 8.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.56% 3.91% 9.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 4
Stoke-on-Trent median daily rate £388 £381 £341
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.64% +11.72% -19.71%
10th Percentile £369 £331 £310
90th Percentile £428 £438 £415
Staffordshire median daily rate £388 £381 £390
% change year-on-year +1.64% -2.24% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Stoke-on-Trent median hourly rate - - -
Staffordshire median hourly rate - £55.00 -

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 Stoke-on-Trent with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Stoke-on-Trent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 72 128 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 75.79% 84.21% 88.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 87 44
Stoke-on-Trent median daily rate £388 £350 £354
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -1.06% +6.79%
10th Percentile £313 £164 £279
90th Percentile £475 £491 £430
Staffordshire median daily rate £375 £350 £370
% change year-on-year +7.14% -5.41% +13.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 2
Stoke-on-Trent median hourly rate £14.50 £25.00 £12.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.00% +102.43% -19.02%
Staffordshire median hourly rate £14.50 £25.00 £13.28
% change year-on-year -42.00% +88.32% +0.19%

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

Job postings citing SOA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent.

Job vacancy trend for SOA in Stoke-on-Trent

SOA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SOA in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 Stoke-on-Trent region with a requirement for SOA.

1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
1 4 (100.00%) XML
1 4 (100.00%) JBoss
1 4 (100.00%) Middleware
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) JSF
1 4 (100.00%) Enterprise Software

SOA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (100.00%) JBoss
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Java Middleware Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Middleware Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) JSF
1 4 (100.00%) Middleware
1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
1 4 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java