The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Coventry region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 30 32 29
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs citing SOA 10 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 3.07% 0.44% 2.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.83% 0.58% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 5
Average daily rate £466 - £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £423 £390 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.00 £34.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+35.29% +4.61%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
261 172 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 80.06% 75.77% 67.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 44 78
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £150 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £460 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 50 17
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.79% +26.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £30.00 £19.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £37.80 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
SOA
West Midlands

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
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 18 April 2014.

SOA Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (60.00%) MVC
1 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (60.00%) TDD
2 4 (40.00%) BDD
2 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) .NET
2 4 (40.00%) C#
2 4 (40.00%) OOP
3 3 (30.00%) Web Services
3 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (30.00%) REST
3 3 (30.00%) WCF
3 3 (30.00%) WPF
4 2 (20.00%) Spring.NET
4 2 (20.00%) Domain-Driven Design
4 2 (20.00%) Scala
4 2 (20.00%) Open Source
4 2 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 2 (20.00%) Castle Windsor
4 2 (20.00%) HTML5
4 2 (20.00%) NHibernate
4 2 (20.00%) Spring
4 2 (20.00%) Marketing
4 2 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (20.00%) JSON
4 2 (20.00%) CSS
4 2 (20.00%) HTML
4 2 (20.00%) Java

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
General
1 2 (20.00%) Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Architect
2 4 (40.00%) Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Technical Architect
3 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Architect
4 2 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Agile .NET Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Agile C# Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Technical Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Scala Developer
4 2 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Java Architect
4 2 (20.00%) .NET Architect
4 2 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 2 (20.00%) .NET Developer
4 2 (20.00%) C# Developer
4 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Integration Architect
5 1 (10.00%) Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) .NET
2 3 (30.00%) Web Services
2 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (30.00%) REST
2 3 (30.00%) WCF
2 3 (30.00%) WPF
3 2 (20.00%) Spring.NET
3 2 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 2 (20.00%) Castle Windsor
3 2 (20.00%) HTML5
3 2 (20.00%) NHibernate
3 2 (20.00%) Spring
3 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (20.00%) JSON
3 2 (20.00%) CSS
3 2 (20.00%) HTML
3 2 (20.00%) J2EE
3 2 (20.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (20.00%) Akka
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Open Source
1 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (10.00%) DataPower
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) MVC
1 6 (60.00%) TDD
2 4 (40.00%) BDD
2 4 (40.00%) OOP
3 2 (20.00%) Domain-Driven Design
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (20.00%) OO
3 2 (20.00%) CRM
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Scrum
3 2 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) ERP
4 1 (10.00%) EAI
4 1 (10.00%) RAD
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) Business Development
4 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) Data Management
4 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) C#
3 2 (20.00%) Scala
3 2 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) MBA
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) IBM
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) SAP