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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 37 50 36
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -14
Contract jobs citing SOA 23 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.40% 1.15% 2.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.38% 1.63% 3.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 3 8
Average daily rate £458 £475 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.68% +15.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £367 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £615 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £451 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.11% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £35.00 £35.35
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -0.99%
SOA
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
525 430 395
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 77.55% 70.38% 69.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 267 247
Average daily rate £380 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £490 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 17 9
Average hourly rate £27.50 £13.00 £11.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+111.53% +15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.85 £10.00 £9.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £26.00 £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 9 February 2016.

SOA Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 16 (42.11%) ERP
1 16 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (36.84%) Microsoft
3 13 (34.21%) .NET
4 12 (31.58%) SQL Server
4 12 (31.58%) JavaScript
4 12 (31.58%) Service Management
5 11 (28.95%) Web Services
5 11 (28.95%) Finance
5 11 (28.95%) REST
6 10 (26.32%) HTML5
6 10 (26.32%) SAP
6 10 (26.32%) CRM
6 10 (26.32%) HTML
6 10 (26.32%) Java
6 10 (26.32%) Process Management
6 10 (26.32%) BizTalk Server
6 10 (26.32%) EAI
7 9 (23.68%) SharePoint
7 9 (23.68%) SOAP
7 9 (23.68%) XML
7 9 (23.68%) ITIL
7 9 (23.68%) Zachman Framework
7 9 (23.68%) TOGAF
7 9 (23.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (23.68%) Enterprise Architecture
7 9 (23.68%) SaaS
7 9 (23.68%) PaaS
7 9 (23.68%) Social Media
7 9 (23.68%) Process Improvement

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 10 (26.32%) BizTalk Server
2 9 (23.68%) SharePoint
3 8 (21.05%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (5.26%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.63%) Apache
5 1 (2.63%) IIS
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (23.68%) IaaS
1 9 (23.68%) PaaS
1 9 (23.68%) SaaS
2 2 (5.26%) Force.com
2 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.63%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 9 (23.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (21.05%) DTS
4 2 (5.26%) MongoDB
4 2 (5.26%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.63%) Informix
5 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (2.63%) QlikView
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.26%) Ant
2 2 (5.26%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.26%) Subversion
3 1 (2.63%) Moq
3 1 (2.63%) MSTest
3 1 (2.63%) NUnit
3 1 (2.63%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (2.63%) SoapUI
3 1 (2.63%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (28.95%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Banking
3 2 (5.26%) Billing
Job Titles
1 23 (60.53%) Architect
2 9 (23.68%) Developer
2 9 (23.68%) Enterprise Architect
3 7 (18.42%) Applications Architect
4 6 (15.79%) TOGAF Architect
4 6 (15.79%) TOGAF Enterprise Architect
4 6 (15.79%) Zachman Architect
5 3 (7.89%) .NET Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Administrator
6 2 (5.26%) BizTalk Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Integration Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Salesforce.com Developer
6 2 (5.26%) SOA Administrator
6 2 (5.26%) SOA Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Systems Integration Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Windows Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (34.21%) .NET
2 11 (28.95%) REST
2 11 (28.95%) Web Services
3 10 (26.32%) HTML
3 10 (26.32%) HTML5
4 9 (23.68%) SOAP
4 9 (23.68%) XML
5 8 (21.05%) EDI
6 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET
6 3 (7.89%) JSON
7 2 (5.26%) AngularJS
7 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC 2
7 2 (5.26%) CSS
7 2 (5.26%) CSS3
7 2 (5.26%) jQuery
7 2 (5.26%) RESTful
7 2 (5.26%) Visualforce
8 1 (2.63%) Apache Camel
8 1 (2.63%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.68%) Social Media
2 7 (18.42%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.26%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.26%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.63%) Clustering
4 1 (2.63%) CMDB
4 1 (2.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.16%) Windows
2 2 (5.26%) Unix
3 1 (2.63%) AIX
3 1 (2.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (42.11%) ERP
2 12 (31.58%) Service Management
3 10 (26.32%) CRM
3 10 (26.32%) EAI
3 10 (26.32%) Process Management
4 9 (23.68%) Enterprise Architecture
4 9 (23.68%) ITIL
4 9 (23.68%) Process Improvement
4 9 (23.68%) TOGAF
4 9 (23.68%) Zachman Framework
5 7 (18.42%) Analytics
5 7 (18.42%) Software Architecture
5 7 (18.42%) Workflow
6 5 (13.16%) BPR
6 5 (13.16%) Project Management
7 4 (10.53%) MVC
7 4 (10.53%) OO
7 4 (10.53%) Scrum
7 4 (10.53%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 12 (31.58%) JavaScript
2 10 (26.32%) Java
3 8 (21.05%) VB
3 8 (21.05%) XPath
4 5 (13.16%) C#
5 4 (10.53%) SQL
6 3 (7.89%) PHP
7 2 (5.26%) Apex Code
7 2 (5.26%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.63%) ABAP
8 1 (2.63%) Groovy
8 1 (2.63%) Objective-C
8 1 (2.63%) Perl
8 1 (2.63%) Python
8 1 (2.63%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 8 (21.05%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 14 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 10 (26.32%) SAP
3 7 (18.42%) Oracle
4 2 (5.26%) IBM
4 2 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.63%) CA
5 1 (2.63%) HP
5 1 (2.63%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.63%) Talend
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