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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 35 31 29
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Contract jobs citing SOA 6 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 1.76% 3.04% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.41% 3.80% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 0
Average daily rate
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£550 £466 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.96% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £416 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.30% +11.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.43 £49.25 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-21.97% +44.85%
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
249 263 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 73.24% 79.94% 78.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 136 50
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £237 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 25 48
Average hourly rate £31.08 £37.50 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.12% -0.79%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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 24 April 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 8 (72.73%) Java
1 8 (72.73%) XML
1 8 (72.73%) EAI
1 8 (72.73%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (63.64%) XSLT
2 7 (63.64%) Oracle
2 7 (63.64%) Web Services
3 6 (54.55%) Finance
3 6 (54.55%) SOAP
3 6 (54.55%) Waterfall
3 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (45.45%) Java EE
5 4 (36.36%) Middleware
6 3 (27.27%) webMethods
6 3 (27.27%) WebLogic Integration
6 3 (27.27%) WebLogic
6 3 (27.27%) XSD
6 3 (27.27%) AquaLogic
6 3 (27.27%) Oracle Fusion
6 3 (27.27%) Oracle BPM
6 3 (27.27%) AquaLogic Service Bus
7 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (18.18%) SQL
7 2 (18.18%) UNIX
7 2 (18.18%) Windows
7 2 (18.18%) AIX
7 2 (18.18%) HP
7 2 (18.18%) Software AG
8 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (27.27%) WebLogic Integration
1 3 (27.27%) WebLogic
1 3 (27.27%) AquaLogic
1 3 (27.27%) AquaLogic Service Bus
2 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle BPM
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) SoapUI
1 1 (9.09%) JIRA
1 1 (9.09%) Selenium
General
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Architect
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Designer
3 2 (18.18%) Integration Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Solutions Designer
3 2 (18.18%) Java Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) XML
2 7 (63.64%) XSLT
2 7 (63.64%) Web Services
3 6 (54.55%) SOAP
4 5 (45.45%) Java EE
5 4 (36.36%) Middleware
6 3 (27.27%) XSD
6 3 (27.27%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (9.09%) WSDL
7 1 (9.09%) RESTful
7 1 (9.09%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (72.73%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) Mainframe
2 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
2 1 (9.09%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) UNIX
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
1 2 (18.18%) AIX
2 1 (9.09%) Solaris
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) EAI
2 6 (54.55%) Waterfall
2 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (9.09%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Regression Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
4 1 (9.09%) Functional Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Automation Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Requirements Management
4 1 (9.09%) TOGAF
4 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Security Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
4 1 (9.09%) Manual Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Oracle
2 3 (27.27%) webMethods
3 2 (18.18%) HP
3 2 (18.18%) Software AG
4 1 (9.09%) TIBCO
4 1 (9.09%) IBM
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
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