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 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 42 34 31
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -3
Contract jobs citing SOA 3 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.82% 0.35% 2.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.07% 0.45% 2.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 7
Average daily rate
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£525 - £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £433 £385 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.33% -3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £37.80 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £29.50 £32.05
% change year-on-year
-22.03% -7.95%
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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
281 221 250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 76.57% 78.09% 71.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 70 136
Average daily rate £363 £338 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -15.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £216 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £471 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 20 9
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.18 £28.50 £24.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 August 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 6 (37.50%) MVC
1 6 (37.50%) .NET
2 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
2 5 (31.25%) TDD
3 4 (25.00%) Spring
3 4 (25.00%) Hibernate
3 4 (25.00%) SQL
3 4 (25.00%) C#
3 4 (25.00%) Oracle
3 4 (25.00%) OOP
4 3 (18.75%) IBM
4 3 (18.75%) CRM
4 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
4 3 (18.75%) HTML
4 3 (18.75%) GAP Analysis
4 3 (18.75%) WCF
4 3 (18.75%) WPF
4 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (18.75%) TOGAF
4 3 (18.75%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (18.75%) Marketing
4 3 (18.75%) Open Source
4 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (18.75%) HTML5
4 3 (18.75%) BDD
4 3 (18.75%) REST
5 2 (12.50%) NoSQL
5 2 (12.50%) OSGi
5 2 (12.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 2 (12.50%) Castle Windsor

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (12.50%) WebLogic
2 1 (6.25%) Alfresco
2 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) NoSQL
1 2 (12.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Maven
1 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (18.75%) Marketing
2 2 (12.50%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 13 (81.25%) Architect
2 5 (31.25%) Enterprise Architect
3 4 (25.00%) Integration Architect
3 4 (25.00%) Developer
4 2 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Lead Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Agile .NET Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Agile C# Developer
4 2 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (12.50%) .NET Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Applications Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 2 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 2 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) .NET Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) .NET
2 4 (25.00%) Spring
2 4 (25.00%) Hibernate
3 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
3 3 (18.75%) HTML
3 3 (18.75%) WCF
3 3 (18.75%) WPF
3 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (18.75%) HTML5
3 3 (18.75%) REST
4 2 (12.50%) OSGi
4 2 (12.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 2 (12.50%) Castle Windsor
4 2 (12.50%) NHibernate
4 2 (12.50%) Spring.NET
4 2 (12.50%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 2 (12.50%) .NET Framework
4 2 (12.50%) Java EE
4 2 (12.50%) J2EE
4 2 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Open Source
2 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (12.50%) DataPower
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) MVC
2 5 (31.25%) TDD
3 4 (25.00%) OOP
4 3 (18.75%) CRM
4 3 (18.75%) GAP Analysis
4 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (18.75%) TOGAF
4 3 (18.75%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (18.75%) BDD
5 2 (12.50%) Master Data Management
5 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
5 2 (12.50%) Load Balancing
5 2 (12.50%) Domain-Driven Design
5 2 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (12.50%) Business Development
5 2 (12.50%) Data Management
5 2 (12.50%) ITIL
5 2 (12.50%) ERP
5 2 (12.50%) RAD
5 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
2 4 (25.00%) SQL
2 4 (25.00%) C#
3 2 (12.50%) Java
4 1 (6.25%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
1 2 (12.50%) MBA
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) MOM
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle
2 3 (18.75%) IBM
3 2 (12.50%) SAP
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft