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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank - 25 8
Contract jobs citing SOA 0 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull - 0.61% 7.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.83% 10.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £225 £366
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -38.48%
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £460 £438
% change year-on-year
-4.89% +5.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £41.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
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
79 120 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 62.70% 72.73% 72.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 43 20
Median daily rate £425 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £420 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £15.50 £21.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.90% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.95% +30.76%

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