The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
West Midlands / Coventry
Rank 48 40 33
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -7
Contract jobs citing SOA 6 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 1.45% 0.79% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.63% 0.94% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 2
Median daily rate £468 £475 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.52% +4.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £355 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £555 £571
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £465 £450
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £50.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +42.85%

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
369 320 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 88.92% 84.43% 72.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 273 203 118
Median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 5 10
Median hourly rate £23.00 £19.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.05% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.08 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.00 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.88 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +45.45%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Coventry region citing SOA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 20 February 2017.

SOA Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 Coventry region with a requirement for SOA.

1 4 (66.67%) C#
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
1 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 3 (50.00%) MVC
2 3 (50.00%) CSS
2 3 (50.00%) N-Tier
2 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (50.00%) ADO.NET
2 3 (50.00%) jQuery
2 3 (50.00%) Low Latency
3 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (33.33%) Database Optimisation
3 2 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 2 (33.33%) LINQ
3 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (33.33%) Memory Management
3 2 (33.33%) Entity Framework
3 2 (33.33%) OOP
3 2 (33.33%) OO
3 2 (33.33%) NHibernate
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
4 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
4 1 (16.67%) Service Management
4 1 (16.67%) ITSM
4 1 (16.67%) Back Office
4 1 (16.67%) Marketing

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry 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 1 (16.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle ASCP
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (16.67%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Back Office
2 1 (16.67%) Electronics
2 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Architect
2 3 (50.00%) Applications Architect
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Architect
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
1 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 3 (50.00%) ADO.NET
2 3 (50.00%) CSS
2 3 (50.00%) jQuery
3 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (33.33%) Entity Framework
3 2 (33.33%) LINQ
3 2 (33.33%) NHibernate
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
4 1 (16.67%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Low Latency
1 3 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (33.33%) Database Optimisation
2 2 (33.33%) Memory Management
2 2 (33.33%) OO
2 2 (33.33%) OOP
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Data Integration
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) ITSM
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) C
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Infor
1 1 (16.67%) JDA
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) Remedy
1 1 (16.67%) SAP
1 1 (16.67%) ServiceNow