The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Walsall region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank - - 6
Contract jobs citing SOA 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Walsall - - 12.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £470 £450 £413
% change year-on-year
+4.44% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £40.60 £43.25
% change year-on-year
+10.83% -6.12%
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
10 10 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Walsall 90.91% 76.92% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 12
Median daily rate £389 £363 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.37% -23.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £11.50 - £9.66
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +1.69%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Walsall

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Walsall region citing SOA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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