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 30 May 2016 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 37 35 34
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Contract jobs citing SOA 6 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 1.64% 1.27% 2.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.99% 1.69% 3.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 7
Median daily rate £457 £550 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.86% +17.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £480 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £550 £547
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £36.25 £49.25
% change year-on-year
+24.13% -26.39%
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
302 236 279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 82.51% 75.16% 82.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 148 132
Median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £175 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £530 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 37
Median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £16.90 £31.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £37.92 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, 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 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) C#
2 6 (60.00%) .NET
2 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 5 (50.00%) Project Management
4 4 (40.00%) MVC
4 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (40.00%) CSS
4 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (40.00%) HTML
4 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (20.00%) HTML5
5 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 2 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (20.00%) REST
5 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
5 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (20.00%) RESTful
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (20.00%) CSS3
5 2 (20.00%) Process Improvement
5 2 (20.00%) Redis
5 2 (20.00%) Jasmine
5 2 (20.00%) Agile Project Management
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (20.00%) Analytics
5 2 (20.00%) Master Data Management
5 2 (20.00%) Grunt

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:

Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS Office
2 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) DNS
1 2 (20.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (20.00%) MySQL
2 2 (20.00%) Redis
2 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (20.00%) Grunt
1 2 (20.00%) Jasmine
1 2 (20.00%) JIRA
1 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (20.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Azure Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Integration Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Lead Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Lead Solutions Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Developer
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Development Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Engagement Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Lead Developer
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Developer
3 1 (10.00%) SSAS Developer
3 1 (10.00%) SSIS Developer
3 1 (10.00%) SSRS Developer
3 1 (10.00%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) .NET
1 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (40.00%) CSS
2 4 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (20.00%) CSS3
3 2 (20.00%) HTML5
3 2 (20.00%) jQuery
3 2 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (20.00%) REST
3 2 (20.00%) RESTful
3 2 (20.00%) WCF
3 2 (20.00%) XML
3 2 (20.00%) XSD
3 2 (20.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (10.00%) Data Conversion
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Project Management
3 4 (40.00%) MVC
3 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Project Management
4 2 (20.00%) Analytics
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (20.00%) Data Management
4 2 (20.00%) Data Migration
4 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
4 2 (20.00%) Master Data Management
4 2 (20.00%) Migration
4 2 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 2 (20.00%) PLM
4 2 (20.00%) Scrum
4 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (20.00%) TDD
4 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) C#
2 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (20.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Data Quality
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) EMC
2 1 (10.00%) Siemens
2 1 (10.00%) VMware