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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 14 18 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing SOA 4 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 4.00% 1.61% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.15% 2.20% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£366 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £415
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £24.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year
+97.91% -30.93%
SOA
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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
65 91 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 65.00% 73.39% 80.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 46 15
Average daily rate £400 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £259 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £403 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Average hourly rate £33.00 £23.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.42% +46.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -8.33%

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 27 November 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 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (50.00%) Web Services
2 3 (50.00%) UML
2 3 (50.00%) OO
2 3 (50.00%) N-Tier
2 3 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 2
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle Exadata
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (33.33%) Content Management
3 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (33.33%) Migration
3 2 (33.33%) Essbase
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle Discoverer
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (33.33%) Hyperion

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (16.67%) TIBCO EMS
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (16.67%) TIBCO iProcess
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Exadata
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle BI EE
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (33.33%) Essbase
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Discoverer
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
1 3 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (33.33%) DBA
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (50.00%) Web Services
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 2
3 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 1 (16.67%) J2EE
4 1 (16.67%) XML
4 1 (16.67%) XSLT
4 1 (16.67%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (16.67%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Solaris
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) UML
1 3 (50.00%) OO
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (33.33%) Content Management
2 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) RUP
3 1 (16.67%) EAI
3 1 (16.67%) B2B
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Hyperion
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) TIBCO