The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Walsall region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank - - 3
Contract jobs citing SOA 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Walsall - - 10.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £29.50 £32.10
% change year-on-year
+27.11% -8.09%
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 Walsall region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Walsall
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
16 15 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Walsall 66.67% 88.24% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 4
Average daily rate £428 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.58% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Average hourly rate £10.46 £9.55 £8.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.52% +7.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Walsall

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SOA across the Walsall region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Walsall

SOA
Daily Rate Trend in Walsall

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SOA across the Walsall region.

SOA Daily Rate Trend in Walsall

SOA
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Walsall

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Walsall 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 3 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 3 (100.00%) Middleware
1 3 (100.00%) Zachman Framework
1 3 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 3 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (66.67%) RDBMS
3 1 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Legal
3 1 (33.33%) Information Management
3 1 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Strategic Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 1 (33.33%) Financial Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) Network Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Network Management

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Walsall by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Walsall 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
1 2 (66.67%) RDBMS
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Architect
1 3 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Zachman Framework
1 3 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 3 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) Information Management
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Strategic Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) Financial Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) Network Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree