The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 8 13 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing SOA 5 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 8.20% 6.09% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.20% 8.64% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£366 £348 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £439 £388 £400
% change year-on-year
+13.22% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £29.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+61.01% -1.66%
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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
41 81 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 67.21% 70.43% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 29 11
Average daily rate £357 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.69% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Average hourly rate - £23.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -26.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.56% +5.26%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SOA across the Solihull region as a proportion of the total demand within 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

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull region citing SOA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SOA.

1 5 (71.43%) C#
1 5 (71.43%) .NET
1 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET
1 5 (71.43%) Web Services
1 5 (71.43%) N-Tier
1 5 (71.43%) UML
1 5 (71.43%) OO
1 5 (71.43%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET MVC
1 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET MVC 2
2 4 (57.14%) E-Commerce
2 4 (57.14%) Data Protection
3 3 (42.86%) Content Management
3 3 (42.86%) Mentoring
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle Exadata
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
4 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle Discoverer
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (28.57%) Hyperion
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (28.57%) Migration

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull region citing SOA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SOA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Exadata
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle BI EE
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Discoverer
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (28.57%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
1 5 (71.43%) .NET Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior .NET Developer
2 2 (28.57%) DBA
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) .NET
1 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET
1 5 (71.43%) Web Services
1 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET MVC
1 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET MVC 2
2 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Solaris
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) UML
1 5 (71.43%) OO
2 4 (57.14%) E-Commerce
2 4 (57.14%) Data Protection
3 3 (42.86%) Content Management
3 3 (42.86%) Mentoring
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (28.57%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Hyperion
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle