The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warwickshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 27 33 30
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -3
Contract jobs citing SOA 15 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 4.05% 0.77% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.98% 1.04% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 2
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£300 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £385 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.38% -3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £23.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £29.50 £32.05
% change year-on-year
-22.03% -7.95%
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 Warwickshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Warwickshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
301 193 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 81.35% 73.95% 68.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 106 75
Average daily rate £375 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £218 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £425 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 17 25
Average hourly rate £19.50 £25.25 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.77% -9.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.98 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.91 £29.25 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

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

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

SOA
Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

SOA Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

SOA
Daily Rate Histogram in Warwickshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOA across the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

SOA Daily Rate Histogram in Warwickshire

SOA
Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SOA across the Warwickshire region.

SOA Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

SOA
Contract Job Locations in Warwickshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leamington Spa - 6 £300 -
Warwick - 2 - -
SOA
West Midlands

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire 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 10 (45.45%) Web Services
2 9 (40.91%) C#
2 9 (40.91%) ASP.NET
2 9 (40.91%) .NET
3 8 (36.36%) Oracle
3 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 8 (36.36%) Middleware
4 6 (27.27%) MVC
4 6 (27.27%) N-Tier
4 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
4 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 6 (27.27%) SQL
4 6 (27.27%) WebSphere
5 5 (22.73%) WCF
5 5 (22.73%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 5 (22.73%) DataPower
5 5 (22.73%) CSS
5 5 (22.73%) UML
5 5 (22.73%) IBM
5 5 (22.73%) Migration
6 4 (18.18%) zOS
6 4 (18.18%) WebSphere MQ
6 4 (18.18%) AS400
6 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (18.18%) BPEL
6 4 (18.18%) SAP
6 4 (18.18%) Data Modelling
6 4 (18.18%) FTP
6 4 (18.18%) HTTP
6 4 (18.18%) OO

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (27.27%) WebSphere
2 4 (18.18%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (4.55%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (13.64%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) FTP
1 4 (18.18%) HTTP
2 1 (4.55%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.64%) ZAP BI
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (13.64%) Siebel EIM
3 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Git (software)
1 3 (13.64%) Subversion
General
1 2 (9.09%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Architect
2 8 (36.36%) Developer
3 5 (22.73%) Integration Architect
4 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Oracle Developer
4 4 (18.18%) .NET Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Oracle SOA Developer
4 4 (18.18%) SOA Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (9.09%) Report Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Designer
7 1 (4.55%) Agile .NET Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Agile C# Developer
7 1 (4.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Solutions Consultant
7 1 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (4.55%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (45.45%) Web Services
2 9 (40.91%) ASP.NET
2 9 (40.91%) .NET
3 8 (36.36%) Middleware
4 5 (22.73%) WCF
4 5 (22.73%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 5 (22.73%) CSS
5 4 (18.18%) WebSphere MQ
5 4 (18.18%) SOAP
5 4 (18.18%) HTML
5 4 (18.18%) XML
5 4 (18.18%) WebCenter
6 3 (13.64%) HTML5
7 2 (9.09%) WPF
7 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (4.55%) Spring.NET
8 1 (4.55%) jQuery
8 1 (4.55%) NHibernate
8 1 (4.55%) .NET Framework
8 1 (4.55%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) N-Tier
2 5 (22.73%) DataPower
3 4 (18.18%) AS400
4 3 (13.64%) Learning Management System
4 3 (13.64%) E-Learning
4 3 (13.64%) SCORM
5 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) zOS
1 4 (18.18%) UNIX
1 4 (18.18%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) MVC
2 5 (22.73%) UML
2 5 (22.73%) Migration
3 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (18.18%) BPEL
3 4 (18.18%) Data Modelling
3 4 (18.18%) OO
4 3 (13.64%) Software Architecture
4 3 (13.64%) Master Data Management
4 3 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (13.64%) Unit Testing
4 3 (13.64%) Data Management
4 3 (13.64%) ERP
4 3 (13.64%) EAI
4 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (13.64%) Scrum
4 3 (13.64%) Workflow
5 2 (9.09%) TDD
5 2 (9.09%) OOP
6 1 (4.55%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) C#
2 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
2 6 (27.27%) SQL
3 3 (13.64%) T-SQL
3 3 (13.64%) VB.NET
4 1 (4.55%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Oracle
1 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 5 (22.73%) IBM
3 4 (18.18%) SAP
4 3 (13.64%) Siebel
5 1 (4.55%) Siemens