The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Taunton with a requirement for SOA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Somerset / Taunton
Rank - 10 22
Contract jobs citing SOA 0 1 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Taunton - 2.86% 11.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 3.57% 13.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 14
Median daily rate - £325 £686
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -52.64%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £440
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £50.39 £35.63
% change year-on-year -15.65% +41.44%  

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 Taunton with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Taunton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 28 28 112
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Taunton 71.79% 80.00% 86.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 21 97
Median daily rate £290 £438 £510
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.71% -14.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £275 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £527 £725
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £14.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend in Taunton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Taunton citing SOA as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for SOA in Taunton

SOA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SOA in Taunton