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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank - 14 16
Contract jobs citing SOA 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull - 2.67% 2.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 3.45% 2.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +18.64%
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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
59 58 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 76.62% 77.33% 73.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 28 27
Average daily rate £378 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.15% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £35.00 - £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

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