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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 52 18 -
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -
Contract jobs citing SOA 3 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 0.87% 4.07% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.96% 4.72% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £500 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £470 £450 £416
% change year-on-year
+4.44% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £40.60 £43.25
% change year-on-year
+10.83% -6.12%
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
313 106 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 90.46% 86.18% 78.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 39 48
Median daily rate £460 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £451 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £25.12 - £34.32
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 26 June 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 -33 3 £500 -
SOA
West Midlands

SOA
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 4 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) XML
2 3 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) TOGAF
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (75.00%) Open Source
2 3 (75.00%) Security Architecture
2 3 (75.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (75.00%) Big Data
2 3 (75.00%) Play Framework
2 3 (75.00%) Microservices
2 3 (75.00%) JSON
3 1 (25.00%) RESTful
3 1 (25.00%) Business Activity Monitoring
3 1 (25.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) WSO2
3 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (25.00%) OSGi
3 1 (25.00%) Clustering
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) EAI
3 1 (25.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) J2EE

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Big Data
1 3 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (75.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Eclipse
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Architect
1 3 (75.00%) Enterprise Architect
1 3 (75.00%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
1 3 (75.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Java Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Java Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) XML Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) JSON
1 3 (75.00%) Play Framework
1 3 (75.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) J2EE
2 1 (25.00%) OSGi
2 1 (25.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 3 (75.00%) Microservices
1 3 (75.00%) Open Source
1 3 (75.00%) Scrum
1 3 (75.00%) Security Architecture
1 3 (75.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (25.00%) Business Activity Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) EAI
2 1 (25.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) WSO2