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 3 June 2015 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 34 29 27
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Contract jobs citing SOA 4 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 1.22% 3.10% 1.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.72% 3.79% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 0
Average daily rate
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£550 £470 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.02% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.13 £49.25 £29.92
% change year-on-year
-40.86% +64.60%
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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
233 264 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 71.25% 81.73% 78.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 124 42
Average daily rate £350 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £479 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 39 34
Average hourly rate £22.50 £37.50 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -0.79%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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

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Top 28 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, 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%) SOAP
1 6 (85.71%) EAI
1 6 (85.71%) XML
1 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 5 (71.43%) XSLT
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Java EE
2 5 (71.43%) Waterfall
2 5 (71.43%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (71.43%) Web Services
2 5 (71.43%) Java
3 4 (57.14%) Oracle
4 3 (42.86%) WebLogic
4 3 (42.86%) WebLogic Integration
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (42.86%) AquaLogic
5 1 (14.29%) XSD
5 1 (14.29%) TIBCO
5 1 (14.29%) Middleware
5 1 (14.29%) webMethods
5 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
5 1 (14.29%) WSDL
5 1 (14.29%) IBM
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
5 1 (14.29%) Requirements Management
5 1 (14.29%) REST

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, 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%) WebLogic
1 3 (42.86%) WebLogic Integration
1 3 (42.86%) AquaLogic
Business Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle BPM
General
1 6 (85.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Java Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Integration Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) SOAP
1 6 (85.71%) XML
2 5 (71.43%) Web Services
2 5 (71.43%) XSLT
2 5 (71.43%) Java EE
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (14.29%) REST
4 1 (14.29%) WSDL
4 1 (14.29%) Middleware
4 1 (14.29%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) EAI
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Waterfall
3 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
3 1 (14.29%) Requirements Management
3 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Java
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) IBM
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) TIBCO
2 1 (14.29%) webMethods