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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 20 27 14
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -13
Contract jobs citing SOA 7 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 5.51% 0.53% 3.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.37% 0.70% 5.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Median daily rate £338 £225 £366
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -38.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £225 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £225 £373
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £470 £450
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £48.75
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -7.69%
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
95 142 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 74.80% 75.53% 70.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 40 27
Median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Median hourly rate - £42.50 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +28.78%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.02% +36.00%

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

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SOA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Solihull region with a requirement for SOA.

1 5 (71.43%) Oracle
1 5 (71.43%) JDA
1 5 (71.43%) User Acceptance Testing
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle General Ledger
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle Payables
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle Receivables
2 4 (57.14%) Back Office
2 4 (57.14%) ERP
2 4 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (42.86%) E-business
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (28.57%) Domain-Driven Design
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (28.57%) WPF
4 2 (28.57%) Silverlight
4 2 (28.57%) SOLID
4 2 (28.57%) Dependency Injection
4 2 (28.57%) MVVM
4 2 (28.57%) XAML
4 2 (28.57%) OOP
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) TDD
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle ASCP
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) ETL
4 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
4 2 (28.57%) VB.NET
4 2 (28.57%) .NET

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle General Ledger
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle Payables
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle Receivables
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle ASCP
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (57.14%) Back Office
2 3 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle Project Manager
1 5 (71.43%) Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) .NET Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) E-Business Manager
2 2 (28.57%) ERP Manager
2 2 (28.57%) ERP Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) ERP Implementation Manager
3 1 (14.29%) ERP Implementation Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Finance Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Implementation Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Implementation Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Financials Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Supply Chain Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Project Implementation Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Supply Chain Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Supply Chain Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) UAT Manager
3 1 (14.29%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
1 2 (28.57%) Silverlight
1 2 (28.57%) WPF
2 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
2 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (14.29%) Breeze.js
2 1 (14.29%) Durandal
2 1 (14.29%) Entity Framework
2 1 (14.29%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (14.29%) NHibernate
2 1 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (14.29%) WCF
2 1 (14.29%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (57.14%) ERP
3 3 (42.86%) E-business
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (28.57%) Dependency Injection
4 2 (28.57%) Domain-Driven Design
4 2 (28.57%) ETL
4 2 (28.57%) MVVM
4 2 (28.57%) OOP
4 2 (28.57%) SOLID
4 2 (28.57%) TDD
5 1 (14.29%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C#
1 2 (28.57%) VB.NET
1 2 (28.57%) XAML
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) JDA
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Infor