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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 47 38 40
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +2
Contract jobs citing SOA 8 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 1.67% 0.62% 1.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.92% 0.87% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 4
Median daily rate £400 £415 £528
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.61% -21.32%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.88% +10.00%
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
417 230 321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 87.06% 71.43% 85.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 157 170
Median daily rate £400 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £190 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 46
Median hourly rate £15.00 £23.00 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.78% -39.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £11.29 £25.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £40.70 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

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 25 July 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 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) C#
2 6 (42.86%) .NET
2 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET
3 5 (35.71%) SQL
3 5 (35.71%) Project Management
3 5 (35.71%) REST
4 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (28.57%) MVC
4 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (28.57%) HTML
4 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 4 (28.57%) CSS
4 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 4 (28.57%) SAP
4 4 (28.57%) Windows
4 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 3 (21.43%) WebSphere MQ
5 3 (21.43%) Unix
5 3 (21.43%) SOAP
5 3 (21.43%) IBM
5 3 (21.43%) WebSphere
5 3 (21.43%) DataPower
5 3 (21.43%) IBM Integration Bus
5 3 (21.43%) User Experience
6 2 (14.29%) SOLID
6 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (14.29%) WCF
6 2 (14.29%) Logical Data Model
6 2 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery

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 3 (21.43%) WebSphere
2 1 (7.14%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS Office
2 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SAP HCM
1 1 (7.14%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.14%) Boomi
2 1 (7.14%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) DNS
1 2 (14.29%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (14.29%) MySQL
2 2 (14.29%) Redis
2 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (7.14%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 2 (14.29%) Grunt
1 2 (14.29%) Jasmine
1 2 (14.29%) JIRA
1 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (14.29%) Automotive
2 1 (7.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Architect
2 3 (21.43%) Integration Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Azure Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Integration Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Lead Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Lead Solutions Architect
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Developer
4 1 (7.14%) .NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Development Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Engagement Manager
4 1 (7.14%) SAP Architect
4 1 (7.14%) SAP Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (7.14%) SSAS Developer
4 1 (7.14%) SSIS Developer
4 1 (7.14%) SSRS Developer
4 1 (7.14%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) .NET
1 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET
2 5 (35.71%) REST
3 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (28.57%) CSS
3 4 (28.57%) HTML
4 3 (21.43%) IBM Integration Bus
4 3 (21.43%) SOAP
4 3 (21.43%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (14.29%) CSS3
5 2 (14.29%) HTML5
5 2 (14.29%) jQuery
5 2 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (14.29%) RESTful
5 2 (14.29%) WCF
5 2 (14.29%) XML
5 2 (14.29%) XSD
5 2 (14.29%) XSLT
6 1 (7.14%) SAP ALE
6 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) DataPower
1 3 (21.43%) User Experience
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Data Conversion
2 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Unix
3 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) Project Management
3 4 (28.57%) MVC
3 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (14.29%) Data Management
4 2 (14.29%) Data Migration
4 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (14.29%) ETL
4 2 (14.29%) Load Balancing
4 2 (14.29%) Migration
4 2 (14.29%) Performance Testing
4 2 (14.29%) PLM
4 2 (14.29%) Scrum
4 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 2 (14.29%) TDD
4 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
4 2 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) C#
2 5 (35.71%) SQL
3 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
4 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
5 1 (7.14%) ABAP
5 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) Data Quality
1 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 4 (28.57%) SAP
2 3 (21.43%) IBM
3 1 (7.14%) EMC
3 1 (7.14%) Siemens
3 1 (7.14%) VMware