The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 50 47 54
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Contract jobs citing SOA 9 18 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.22% 2.41% 1.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.71% 3.52% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 6
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £425 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £494 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £435 £377
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +15.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +18.64%
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West Midlands

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
526 512 451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 71.56% 68.45% 68.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 299 296
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 19 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.50 £175.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.60% -87.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SOA across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOA across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

SOA Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing SOA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SOA.

1 20 (58.82%) SQL Server
2 18 (52.94%) MVC
2 18 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (52.94%) TDD
3 17 (50.00%) .NET
3 17 (50.00%) BDD
4 16 (47.06%) Scrum
5 15 (44.12%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (44.12%) Git (software)
5 15 (44.12%) RESTful
6 13 (38.24%) Team Foundation Server
6 13 (38.24%) Test Automation
6 13 (38.24%) Subversion
6 13 (38.24%) Ubuntu
6 13 (38.24%) Selenium
6 13 (38.24%) Django
6 13 (38.24%) Linux
6 13 (38.24%) Python
6 13 (38.24%) Debian
6 13 (38.24%) PostgreSQL
6 13 (38.24%) Flask
6 13 (38.24%) Mentoring
6 13 (38.24%) Microservices
6 13 (38.24%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
7 10 (29.41%) Microsoft
7 10 (29.41%) TOGAF
8 9 (26.47%) Vagrant
9 8 (23.53%) SQL
9 8 (23.53%) C#
10 5 (14.71%) Java

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing SOA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SOA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (8.82%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (5.88%) WebSphere
2 2 (5.88%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.94%) IIS
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle BPEL
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (2.94%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.94%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Visio
1 1 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.94%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (58.82%) SQL Server
2 13 (38.24%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (11.76%) NoSQL
4 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (5.88%) MongoDB
5 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.94%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (2.94%) Data Mining
6 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 15 (44.12%) Git (software)
2 13 (38.24%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (38.24%) Subversion
2 13 (38.24%) Selenium
3 2 (5.88%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.94%) ReSharper
General
1 2 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (70.59%) Developer
2 13 (38.24%) Python Developer
3 8 (23.53%) Senior Developer
4 6 (17.65%) Architect
4 6 (17.65%) Senior Python Developer
5 4 (11.76%) .NET Developer
6 3 (8.82%) C# Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (8.82%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (5.88%) BizTalk Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Lead Architect
7 2 (5.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Integration Architect
7 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Software Development Manager
8 1 (2.94%) Oracle Consultant
8 1 (2.94%) .NET Web Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Senior C# Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Senior .NET Developer
8 1 (2.94%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (50.00%) .NET
2 15 (44.12%) RESTful
3 13 (38.24%) Django
3 13 (38.24%) Flask
4 5 (14.71%) ASP.NET
4 5 (14.71%) Web Services
5 4 (11.76%) SOAP
5 4 (11.76%) WCF
6 3 (8.82%) JSON
6 3 (8.82%) REST
7 2 (5.88%) React
7 2 (5.88%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (5.88%) .NET Framework
7 2 (5.88%) Middleware
7 2 (5.88%) XML
8 1 (2.94%) XSD
8 1 (2.94%) XSL
8 1 (2.94%) JMS
8 1 (2.94%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (5.88%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.94%) User Experience
3 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (38.24%) Linux
1 13 (38.24%) Debian
1 13 (38.24%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (52.94%) MVC
1 18 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (52.94%) TDD
2 17 (50.00%) BDD
3 16 (47.06%) Scrum
4 15 (44.12%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (38.24%) Test Automation
5 13 (38.24%) Mentoring
5 13 (38.24%) Microservices
5 13 (38.24%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
6 10 (29.41%) TOGAF
7 5 (14.71%) OO
8 4 (11.76%) Unit Testing
9 3 (8.82%) EAI
9 3 (8.82%) Data Modelling
10 2 (5.88%) E-Commerce
10 2 (5.88%) Workflow
10 2 (5.88%) Configuration Management
10 2 (5.88%) Service Management
10 2 (5.88%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 13 (38.24%) Python
2 8 (23.53%) SQL
2 8 (23.53%) C#
3 5 (14.71%) Java
4 3 (8.82%) JavaScript
4 3 (8.82%) PHP
5 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.94%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.94%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 9 (26.47%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 10 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.76%) IBM
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle
4 1 (2.94%) FatWire
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