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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 43 42 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing SOA 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 0.63% 0.39% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 0.45% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £488 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £470 £450
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 £43.75 £48.75
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -10.25%
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
283 220 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 88.44% 85.94% 77.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 65 56
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 3
Median hourly rate - £19.00 £13.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +45.53%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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 4 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 - 2 £488 -
SOA
West Midlands

SOA
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 Shropshire region with a requirement for SOA.

1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Middleware
1 2 (66.67%) SDLC
1 2 (66.67%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (33.33%) API Design
2 1 (33.33%) SOAP
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) XSLT
2 1 (33.33%) B2B
2 1 (33.33%) webMethods
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) JSON
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) Matrix Management
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Confluence
2 1 (33.33%) REST
2 1 (33.33%) High Availability
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) WSO2
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Coaching
2 1 (33.33%) Microservices

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 1 (33.33%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Delivery Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Manager
1 1 (33.33%) webMethods Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Middleware
2 1 (33.33%) JSON
2 1 (33.33%) REST
2 1 (33.33%) SOAP
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) XSLT
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) API Design
2 1 (33.33%) B2B
2 1 (33.33%) Coaching
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) High Availability
2 1 (33.33%) Matrix Management
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Microservices
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) BPSS Clearance
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) webMethods
1 1 (33.33%) WSO2