The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 51 36 50
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +14
Contract jobs citing SOA 7 23 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.10% 3.59% 1.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.38% 4.50% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 16 2
Median daily rate £484 £458 £563
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.79% -18.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £466 £450
% change year-on-year
-3.48% +3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £50.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +42.85%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
509 511 451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 79.78% 79.72% 74.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 333 273
Median daily rate £425 £376 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.18% +0.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 17
Median hourly rate £29.00 £15.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.33% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.62 £9.91
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £49.00 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +45.45%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing SOA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

SOA
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SOA across the Birmingham region.

SOA Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for SOA.

1 7 (58.33%) Oracle
2 5 (41.67%) Java
2 5 (41.67%) Web Services
2 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (41.67%) SDLC
3 4 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 4 (33.33%) JPA
3 4 (33.33%) Scrum
3 4 (33.33%) SOAP
3 4 (33.33%) JBoss
4 3 (25.00%) JMS
4 3 (25.00%) PL/SQL
4 3 (25.00%) SQL
4 3 (25.00%) IBM
4 3 (25.00%) Hibernate
4 3 (25.00%) Subversion
4 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (25.00%) Java EE
5 2 (16.67%) Business Development
5 2 (16.67%) Refactoring
5 2 (16.67%) WebSphere
5 2 (16.67%) Document Management
5 2 (16.67%) Spring
5 2 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (16.67%) Kanban
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 5 (41.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (33.33%) JBoss
3 2 (16.67%) Tomcat
3 2 (16.67%) WebSphere
3 2 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (16.67%) WebSphere Process Server
4 1 (8.33%) Apache
4 1 (8.33%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (8.33%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (8.33%) OpenText MBPM
2 1 (8.33%) OpenText Process Suite
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (16.67%) IaaS
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (16.67%) PaaS
1 2 (16.67%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (8.33%) Endeca
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (25.00%) Subversion
2 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (8.33%) Ant
3 1 (8.33%) Checkstyle
3 1 (8.33%) Eclipse
3 1 (8.33%) JUnit
3 1 (8.33%) Maven
3 1 (8.33%) QUnit
3 1 (8.33%) Selenium
General
1 1 (8.33%) Banking
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Retail
1 1 (8.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Architect
2 3 (25.00%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (16.67%) CRM Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Automation Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Hybris Developer
4 1 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) SOA Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (8.33%) WebLogic Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) Web Services
2 4 (33.33%) JPA
2 4 (33.33%) SOAP
3 3 (25.00%) Hibernate
3 3 (25.00%) Java EE
3 3 (25.00%) JMS
4 2 (16.67%) CSS
4 2 (16.67%) HTML
4 2 (16.67%) REST
4 2 (16.67%) Spring
4 2 (16.67%) XML
4 2 (16.67%) XSD
4 2 (16.67%) XSLT
5 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
5 1 (8.33%) Drools
5 1 (8.33%) EJB 3.0
5 1 (8.33%) JBoss Seam
5 1 (8.33%) jQuery
5 1 (8.33%) JSTL
5 1 (8.33%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
1 2 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (41.67%) SDLC
2 4 (33.33%) Scrum
2 4 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (16.67%) ArchiMate
4 2 (16.67%) Business Development
4 2 (16.67%) Document Management
4 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (16.67%) Kanban
4 2 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (16.67%) Presales
4 2 (16.67%) Process Management
4 2 (16.67%) Project Governance
4 2 (16.67%) Refactoring
4 2 (16.67%) Service Design
4 2 (16.67%) SOLID
4 2 (16.67%) TDD
4 2 (16.67%) UML
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) Java
2 3 (25.00%) PL/SQL
2 3 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (8.33%) C
4 1 (8.33%) C#
4 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (16.67%) Sun Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Oracle
2 3 (25.00%) IBM
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) Pega
4 1 (8.33%) Blue Prism
4 1 (8.33%) hybris
4 1 (8.33%) OpenText
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harris Global
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