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 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 39 31 35
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +4
Contract jobs citing SOA 3 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.83% 1.08% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% 1.52% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Average daily rate £475 £455 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.39% +5.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £451 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.22% +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 Coventry region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
296 197 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 82.22% 71.12% 79.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 118 123
Average daily rate £400 £350 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 17
Average hourly rate £13.00 £35.50 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.38% -6.08%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOA across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

SOA Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 6 (85.71%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (57.14%) Content Management
2 4 (57.14%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (42.86%) SCADA
3 3 (42.86%) SAP PI
3 3 (42.86%) Pega
3 3 (42.86%) Sitecore
3 3 (42.86%) Social Media
3 3 (42.86%) hybris
3 3 (42.86%) Solvency II
3 3 (42.86%) Digital Media
3 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (42.86%) Guidewire
3 3 (42.86%) MuleSoft
3 3 (42.86%) Migration
3 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
3 3 (42.86%) FatWire
3 3 (42.86%) Banking
3 3 (42.86%) Retail
3 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (42.86%) Adobe
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (42.86%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (42.86%) Middleware
3 3 (42.86%) Project Management
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle
3 3 (42.86%) SAP
3 3 (42.86%) CRM
3 3 (42.86%) SharePoint

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 3 (42.86%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
General
1 3 (42.86%) Banking
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
1 3 (42.86%) Retail
2 2 (28.57%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Architect
1 5 (71.43%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (42.86%) Senior Architect
2 3 (42.86%) Senior Solutions Architect
3 2 (28.57%) Integration Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Engagement Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Lead Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Lead Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Middleware
1 3 (42.86%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
1 3 (42.86%) Digital Media
1 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (42.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 3 (42.86%) SCADA
1 3 (42.86%) Social Media
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (57.14%) Content Management
2 4 (57.14%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (42.86%) CRM
3 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
3 3 (42.86%) Migration
3 3 (42.86%) Project Management
4 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
5 1 (14.29%) ArchiMate
5 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
5 1 (14.29%) Demand Management
5 1 (14.29%) Document Management
5 1 (14.29%) High Availability
5 1 (14.29%) IT Governance
5 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
5 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Server Building
5 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Adobe
1 3 (42.86%) FatWire
1 3 (42.86%) Guidewire
1 3 (42.86%) hybris
1 3 (42.86%) MuleSoft
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
1 3 (42.86%) Pega
1 3 (42.86%) SAP
1 3 (42.86%) Sitecore
2 1 (14.29%) EMC
2 1 (14.29%) VMware