The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 47 - 16
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SOA 3 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 0.89% - 7.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.05% - 7.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £466 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.61% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -
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 Shropshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Shropshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
286 112 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 84.62% 77.78% 88.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 60 38
Average daily rate £460 £400 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £267 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £553
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 4
Average hourly rate - £13.06 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -41.97%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SOA across the Shropshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford - 2 - -
SOA
West Midlands

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire 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 3 (75.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) J2EE
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) EAI
2 2 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (50.00%) Clustering
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) RESTful
2 2 (50.00%) OSGi
2 2 (50.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
2 2 (50.00%) WSO2
3 1 (25.00%) Big Data
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) SaaS
3 1 (25.00%) Security Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Release Management
3 1 (25.00%) Data Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Pega
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Content Management
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) EMC
3 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (25.00%) Informatica
3 1 (25.00%) webMethods
3 1 (25.00%) Documentum

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire 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 1 (25.00%) Documentum
1 1 (25.00%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Big Data
1 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Eclipse
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Data Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) J2EE
1 2 (50.00%) OSGi
1 2 (50.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (50.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) EAI
1 2 (50.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Content Management
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) Data Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) ETL
2 1 (25.00%) Open Source
2 1 (25.00%) Release Management
2 1 (25.00%) Security Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) WSO2
2 1 (25.00%) EMC
2 1 (25.00%) Informatica
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Pega
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) webMethods