Period
to 20 May 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Malling 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 20 May 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)
Kent > West Malling
6 months to
20 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 12 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - +10
Contract jobs citing SOA 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Malling 6.98% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.89% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
West Malling median daily rate £400 - -
Kent median daily rate £375 £413 £363
% change year-on-year -9.09% +13.79% -19.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Malling median hourly rate - - -
Kent median hourly rate - - -

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 West Malling with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Malling
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 38 19 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Malling 88.37% 82.61% 90.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 15 16
West Malling median daily rate £400 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +21.43% -7.89%
10th Percentile £275 £368 £325
90th Percentile £498 £507 £466
Kent median daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Malling median hourly rate - - -
Kent median hourly rate £42.75 £39.90 £22.52
% change year-on-year +7.14% +77.19% -24.93%

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend in West Malling

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

Job vacancy trend for SOA in West Malling

SOA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Malling

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SOA in West Malling

For the 6 months to 20 May 2019, IT contractor jobs citing SOA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Malling region with a requirement for SOA.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 8
2 2 (66.67%) IaaS
2 2 (66.67%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 10
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) SaaS
2 2 (66.67%) PaaS
2 2 (66.67%) IIS
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) VLAN
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) SCOM
3 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Finance

SOA
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Malling 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 2 (66.67%) IIS
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (33.33%) Skype for Business
2 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (66.67%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) IaaS
2 2 (66.67%) PaaS
2 2 (66.67%) SaaS
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Skype
2 1 (33.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) IT Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) IT Support
1 2 (66.67%) IT Support Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Senior IT Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Senior IT Support
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Support Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Azure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (33.33%) RESTful
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 10
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 8
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
1 1 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
1 1 (33.33%) Extreme Programming
1 1 (33.33%) MVC
1 1 (33.33%) OO
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) SOLID
1 1 (33.33%) TDD
1 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 1 (33.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Dell
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) VMware