The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 4 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank - - 21
Contract jobs citing SOA 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull - - 1.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £335
UK excluding London median daily rate £470 £435 £410
% change year-on-year
+8.04% +6.09%
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 Solihull region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Solihull
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
124 58 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 83.78% 77.33% 84.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 29 51
Median daily rate £400 £340 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £413 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
Median hourly rate - £30.00 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -1.61%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

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

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

SOA
Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

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

SOA Daily Rate Trend in Solihull