The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Warrington 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 23 April 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)
Cheshire / Warrington
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 29 37
Rank change year-on-year +14 +8  
Contract jobs citing SOA 1 26 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 1.04% 6.84% 2.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.32% 7.54% 2.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 19 4
Median daily rate £363 £500 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.50% +12.67%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £475 £438
% change year-on-year -5.26% +8.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.50 £50.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year -3.00% +37.93%  

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 Warrington with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Warrington
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 76 345 204
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Warrington 79.17% 90.79% 93.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 234 131
Median daily rate £388 £475 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.42% +1.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £325 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £660
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +3.12% +1.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 7
Median hourly rate £45.00 £50.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +42.85%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year -4.00% +20.96%  

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend in Warrington

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Warrington 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 Warrington

SOA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SOA in Warrington

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 Warrington region with a requirement for SOA.

1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) BPEL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle ODI
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC

SOA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Warrington 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 1 (100.00%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle ODI
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Fusion
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) BPEL
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle