The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 37 - 29
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SOA 5 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 1.46% - 1.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.08% - 2.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Average daily rate
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£425 - £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £393 £413
% change year-on-year
+14.64% -4.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £29.50 £33.43
% change year-on-year
+61.01% -11.75%
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 Coventry region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
240 199 213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 69.97% 71.84% 75.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 77 101
Average daily rate £375 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £453 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 11 24
Average hourly rate £31.50 £37.80 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SOA across the Coventry region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

SOA
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

SOA Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 5 (45.45%) XML
2 4 (36.36%) Java
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle
2 4 (36.36%) IBM
2 4 (36.36%) Middleware
3 3 (27.27%) Hibernate
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) Spring
4 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
4 2 (18.18%) MOM
4 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (18.18%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 2 (18.18%) Java EE
4 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
4 2 (18.18%) Open Source
4 2 (18.18%) SaaS
4 2 (18.18%) HTML5
4 2 (18.18%) HTML
4 2 (18.18%) MySQL
4 2 (18.18%) WebLogic
4 2 (18.18%) .NET
4 2 (18.18%) NoSQL
4 2 (18.18%) OSGi
4 2 (18.18%) REST
4 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (18.18%) TOGAF
5 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (9.09%) Gherkin
5 1 (9.09%) Jenkins

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 2 (18.18%) WebLogic
2 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
2 1 (9.09%) Alfresco
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) MySQL
1 2 (18.18%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Maven
1 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
2 1 (9.09%) Marketing
2 1 (9.09%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Architect
2 3 (27.27%) Integration Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Applications Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Integration Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Java Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Integration Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Lead Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Designer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Enterprise Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) XML
2 4 (36.36%) Middleware
3 3 (27.27%) Hibernate
3 3 (27.27%) Spring
4 2 (18.18%) Java EE
4 2 (18.18%) HTML
4 2 (18.18%) .NET
4 2 (18.18%) HTML5
4 2 (18.18%) OSGi
4 2 (18.18%) REST
4 2 (18.18%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 1 (9.09%) Drools
5 1 (9.09%) Gherkin
5 1 (9.09%) J2EE
5 1 (9.09%) XSD
5 1 (9.09%) XSLT
5 1 (9.09%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Open Source
1 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (9.09%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) UNIX
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (18.18%) TOGAF
2 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
3 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
3 1 (9.09%) Master Data Management
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (9.09%) Business Development
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) UML
3 1 (9.09%) RAD
3 1 (9.09%) CRM
3 1 (9.09%) ERP
3 1 (9.09%) EAI
3 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) MBA
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) MOM
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) IBM
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) SAP
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) HP
2 1 (9.09%) Software AG
2 1 (9.09%) webMethods
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