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 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank - 35 -
Contract jobs citing SOA 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire - 0.99% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.12% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £470 £431 £410
% change year-on-year
+9.12% +5.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £38.43 £46.00
% change year-on-year
+23.61% -16.46%
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
369 178 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 91.11% 87.68% 76.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 89 56
Median daily rate £460 £420 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.52% +2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £313 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £568 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £13.06 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +30.55%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 3 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (66.67%) Business Activity Monitoring
2 2 (66.67%) OSGi
2 2 (66.67%) Event-Driven Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) WSO2
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) J2EE
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) EAI
2 2 (66.67%) Eclipse
2 2 (66.67%) Clustering
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) RESTful
3 1 (33.33%) SaaS
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) Release Management
3 1 (33.33%) Pega
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) EMC
3 1 (33.33%) webMethods
3 1 (33.33%) Documentum
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle

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%) Documentum
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Eclipse
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) J2EE
1 2 (66.67%) OSGi
1 2 (66.67%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (66.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Business Activity Monitoring
1 2 (66.67%) EAI
1 2 (66.67%) Event-Driven Architecture
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Release Management
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) WSO2
2 1 (33.33%) EMC
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Pega
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) webMethods