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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 11 - 12
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SOA 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 1.28% - 1.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.00% - 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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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
50 75 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 64.10% 70.75% 82.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 33 22
Average daily rate £389 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £267 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £33.00 - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 27 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) UML
2 3 (75.00%) OO
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) N-Tier
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC 2
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (50.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (50.00%) Content Management
3 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (25.00%) EDI
4 1 (25.00%) EAI
4 1 (25.00%) B2B
4 1 (25.00%) TIBCO
4 1 (25.00%) Mainframe
4 1 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (25.00%) XSLT
4 1 (25.00%) RUP
4 1 (25.00%) J2EE
4 1 (25.00%) TIBCO EMS
4 1 (25.00%) TIBCO iProcess
4 1 (25.00%) Mentoring

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 1 (25.00%) TIBCO EMS
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) TIBCO iProcess
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
1 3 (75.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC 2
3 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (25.00%) EDI
4 1 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (25.00%) XSLT
4 1 (25.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (25.00%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) UML
1 3 (75.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (50.00%) Content Management
2 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) EAI
3 1 (25.00%) B2B
3 1 (25.00%) RUP
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) TIBCO