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 29 July 2016 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 62 39 54
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +15
Contract jobs citing SOA 8 20 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.04% 2.67% 1.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.25% 3.54% 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 7
Median daily rate £450 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £435
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
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
642 565 519
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 83.16% 75.33% 72.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 449 360 323
Median daily rate £388 £375 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 16 12
Median hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +27.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

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
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 29 July 2016.

SOA Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, 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 11 (50.00%) Oracle
2 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (36.36%) Finance
3 8 (36.36%) Web Services
4 7 (31.82%) CRM
4 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
5 6 (27.27%) Dynamics CRM
6 5 (22.73%) Project Management
6 5 (22.73%) Oracle CRM
6 5 (22.73%) Scrum
6 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
6 5 (22.73%) Java
6 5 (22.73%) .NET
7 4 (18.18%) SDLC
7 4 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (18.18%) RESTful
7 4 (18.18%) Spring
7 4 (18.18%) SQL
7 4 (18.18%) C#
7 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
7 4 (18.18%) SOAP
7 4 (18.18%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (18.18%) Middleware
8 3 (13.64%) MVC
8 3 (13.64%) TDD
8 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET
8 3 (13.64%) XML
8 3 (13.64%) Subversion
8 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (13.64%) Git (software)

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 4 (18.18%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (9.09%) Mule
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (4.55%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (22.73%) Oracle CRM
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.55%) Heroku
2 1 (4.55%) Office 365
2 1 (4.55%) OpenShift
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) Hadoop
3 1 (4.55%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (13.64%) Git (software)
2 3 (13.64%) Subversion
3 2 (9.09%) Cucumber
3 2 (9.09%) JUnit
3 2 (9.09%) Maven
3 2 (9.09%) Mercurial
3 2 (9.09%) Mockito
4 1 (4.55%) JMeter
4 1 (4.55%) LoadRunner
4 1 (4.55%) Moq
4 1 (4.55%) MSTest
4 1 (4.55%) NUnit
4 1 (4.55%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (36.36%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Architect
2 9 (40.91%) Developer
3 7 (31.82%) Oracle Architect
4 6 (27.27%) SOA Architect
4 6 (27.27%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (22.73%) CRM Architect
5 5 (22.73%) Dynamics CRM Architect
5 5 (22.73%) Oracle SOA Architect
6 4 (18.18%) CRM Solutions Architect
6 4 (18.18%) Java Developer
6 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
6 4 (18.18%) Oracle Solutions Architect
7 3 (13.64%) Integration Architect
8 2 (9.09%) .NET Developer
8 2 (9.09%) BizTalk Developer
8 2 (9.09%) C# Developer
9 1 (4.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
9 1 (4.55%) Senior BizTalk Developer
9 1 (4.55%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (36.36%) Web Services
2 5 (22.73%) .NET
3 4 (18.18%) Middleware
3 4 (18.18%) RESTful
3 4 (18.18%) SOAP
3 4 (18.18%) Spring
4 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET
4 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (13.64%) REST
4 3 (13.64%) XML
5 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (9.09%) CSS
5 2 (9.09%) J2EE
5 2 (9.09%) JSON
5 2 (9.09%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (9.09%) WCF
6 1 (4.55%) .NET Framework
6 1 (4.55%) HTML5
6 1 (4.55%) jQuery
6 1 (4.55%) StructureMap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) User Experience
2 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.55%) Mathematics
2 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (31.82%) CRM
3 5 (22.73%) Project Management
3 5 (22.73%) Scrum
4 4 (18.18%) SDLC
5 3 (13.64%) MVC
5 3 (13.64%) TDD
6 2 (9.09%) AOP
6 2 (9.09%) BDD
6 2 (9.09%) Change Management
6 2 (9.09%) Data Migration
6 2 (9.09%) EAI
6 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
6 2 (9.09%) Information Management
6 2 (9.09%) Kanban
6 2 (9.09%) Migration
7 1 (4.55%) CQRS
7 1 (4.55%) Customer Insight
7 1 (4.55%) Non-Functional Testing
7 1 (4.55%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) Java
2 4 (18.18%) C#
2 4 (18.18%) SQL
3 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 2 (9.09%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.55%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.55%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) Oracle
2 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) Rackspace
3 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
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