The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
West Midlands / Shropshire
Rank 23 52 -
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -
Contract jobs citing SOA 6 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 3.73% 0.78% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.29% 0.91% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £519 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £50.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +42.85%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Shropshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Shropshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
140 329 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 86.96% 85.90% 84.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 96 70
Median daily rate £475 £460 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.26% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £325 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Median hourly rate £47.50 - £13.06
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Shropshire region citing SOA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

SOA
Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SOA across the Shropshire region.

SOA Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

SOA
Contract Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford +32 6 £519 - 1
SOA
West Midlands

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 Shropshire region with a requirement for SOA.

1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) WSO2
2 5 (71.43%) SDLC
2 5 (71.43%) Middleware
2 5 (71.43%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (57.14%) SOAP
3 4 (57.14%) Web Services
3 4 (57.14%) XML
3 4 (57.14%) XSLT
3 4 (57.14%) JSON
3 4 (57.14%) API Design
3 4 (57.14%) Mentoring
3 4 (57.14%) Coaching
3 4 (57.14%) Microservices
3 4 (57.14%) TDD
3 4 (57.14%) REST
4 2 (28.57%) Confluence
4 2 (28.57%) JIRA
5 1 (14.29%) Matrix Management
5 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (14.29%) Kanban
5 1 (14.29%) Scala
5 1 (14.29%) Process Management
5 1 (14.29%) Migration
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (14.29%) Scrum
5 1 (14.29%) OO
5 1 (14.29%) B2B
5 1 (14.29%) webMethods

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire 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 2 (28.57%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) JIRA
2 1 (14.29%) JIRA Agile
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
1 4 (57.14%) Middleware Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Messaging Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Coach
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Manager
3 1 (14.29%) webMethods Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) Middleware
2 4 (57.14%) JSON
2 4 (57.14%) REST
2 4 (57.14%) SOAP
2 4 (57.14%) Web Services
2 4 (57.14%) XML
2 4 (57.14%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (14.29%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) SDLC
3 4 (57.14%) API Design
3 4 (57.14%) Coaching
3 4 (57.14%) Mentoring
3 4 (57.14%) Microservices
3 4 (57.14%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) B2B
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (14.29%) High Availability
4 1 (14.29%) Kanban
4 1 (14.29%) Matrix Management
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) OO
4 1 (14.29%) Process Management
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Software Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) BPSS Clearance
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) WSO2
2 1 (14.29%) webMethods