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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank - - 5
Contract jobs citing SOA 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Walsall - - 10.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £398 £410
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -3.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £29.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+61.01% -18.05%
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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 Walsall region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Walsall
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
12 21 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Walsall 50.00% 87.50% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 5
Average daily rate £425 £435 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.29% +8.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £534 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 1
Average hourly rate £9.53 £9.55 £8.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.20% +7.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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