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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 39 41 35
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -6
Contract jobs citing SOA 5 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 1.47% 1.26% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.90% 1.64% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 0
Average daily rate
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£650 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.94% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £428 £388
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +10.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £36.25 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+17.24% +22.88%
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
263 305 215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 77.58% 77.02% 77.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 140 71
Average daily rate £400 £370 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +2.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 43 17
Average hourly rate £23.00 £37.80 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.15% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 4 September 2015.

SOA Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 6 (66.67%) Oracle
2 6 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (44.44%) EAI
3 4 (44.44%) Retail
4 3 (33.33%) Content Management
4 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (33.33%) Banking
4 3 (33.33%) Java EE
4 3 (33.33%) SCADA
4 3 (33.33%) SAP PI
4 3 (33.33%) Pega
4 3 (33.33%) Sitecore
4 3 (33.33%) Middleware
4 3 (33.33%) Social Media
4 3 (33.33%) hybris
4 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 3 (33.33%) Solvency II
4 3 (33.33%) Digital Media
4 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (33.33%) Adobe
4 3 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (33.33%) Migration
4 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (33.33%) FatWire
4 3 (33.33%) SAP
4 3 (33.33%) SOAP
4 3 (33.33%) Web Services

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 3 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (22.22%) WebLogic Integration
2 2 (22.22%) AquaLogic
2 2 (22.22%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Retail
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
General
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Retail
3 3 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Architect
2 3 (33.33%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (33.33%) Senior Solutions Architect
2 3 (33.33%) Senior Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Applications Architect
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Architect
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Technical Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) SOAP
1 3 (33.33%) Web Services
1 3 (33.33%) XML
1 3 (33.33%) XSLT
1 3 (33.33%) Middleware
1 3 (33.33%) Java EE
1 3 (33.33%) SAP PI
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (11.11%) .NET
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 3 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (33.33%) SCADA
2 3 (33.33%) Social Media
2 3 (33.33%) Digital Media
3 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) EAI
2 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (33.33%) CRM
2 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 3 (33.33%) Migration
2 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (33.33%) Content Management
2 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Requirements Management
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Software Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) TOGAF
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) UML
3 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Oracle
2 3 (33.33%) SAP
2 3 (33.33%) Adobe
2 3 (33.33%) FatWire
2 3 (33.33%) Pega
2 3 (33.33%) Sitecore
2 3 (33.33%) hybris
2 3 (33.33%) Guidewire
2 3 (33.33%) MuleSoft
3 1 (11.11%) Ab Initio