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 4 May 2015 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 25 35 28
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -7
Contract jobs citing SOA 15 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 4.08% 0.96% 1.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.75% 1.55% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 3
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£438 £419 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% +34.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £400 £379
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +5.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £46.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-21.19% +35.29%
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
261 194 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 70.92% 61.98% 68.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 92 75
Average daily rate £350 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £223 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £443 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 9 8
Average hourly rate £29.00 £32.25 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.07% +15.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.40 £14.85 £17.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.56 £32.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 4 May 2015.

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 4 May 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Warwick 0 6 - - 1
Rugby - 1 £375 -
SOA
West Midlands

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 9 (45.00%) Oracle
2 8 (40.00%) Middleware
2 8 (40.00%) Oracle Fusion
3 7 (35.00%) Oracle Service Bus
4 5 (25.00%) BPEL
4 5 (25.00%) Java
4 5 (25.00%) Oracle BPEL
5 4 (20.00%) WebSphere
5 4 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (20.00%) Oracle Database
5 4 (20.00%) Web Services
5 4 (20.00%) IBM
6 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (15.00%) QA
6 3 (15.00%) REST
6 3 (15.00%) WebCenter
7 2 (10.00%) Data Governance
7 2 (10.00%) vCloud
7 2 (10.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (10.00%) IBM InfoSphere
7 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (10.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 2 (10.00%) MuleSoft
7 2 (10.00%) DNS
7 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (10.00%) EAI
7 2 (10.00%) Data Modelling
7 2 (10.00%) OO
7 2 (10.00%) XML
7 2 (10.00%) WebLogic

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 7 (35.00%) Oracle Service Bus
2 5 (25.00%) Oracle BPEL
3 4 (20.00%) WebSphere
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (10.00%) WebLogic
5 1 (5.00%) WebLogic Integration
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Google Compute Engine
1 1 (5.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) DNS
2 1 (5.00%) Firewall
2 1 (5.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (10.00%) IBM InfoSphere
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Subversion
2 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.00%) Juju
General
1 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Automotive
2 1 (5.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Developer
2 7 (35.00%) Architect
3 5 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (25.00%) Oracle Developer
3 5 (25.00%) Middleware Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 2 (10.00%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
5 2 (10.00%) WebSphere Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Oracle Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Administrator
6 1 (5.00%) Test Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Applications Architect
6 1 (5.00%) .NET Developer
6 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Oracle Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Oracle Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (40.00%) Middleware
1 8 (40.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 4 (20.00%) Web Services
3 3 (15.00%) REST
3 3 (15.00%) WebCenter
4 2 (10.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 2 (10.00%) XML
5 1 (5.00%) JSF
5 1 (5.00%) .NET
5 1 (5.00%) J2EE
5 1 (5.00%) HTML
5 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
5 1 (5.00%) CSS
5 1 (5.00%) JDBC
5 1 (5.00%) SOAP
5 1 (5.00%) XSD
5 1 (5.00%) XSL
5 1 (5.00%) JMS
5 1 (5.00%) WSDL
5 1 (5.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.00%) E-Learning
2 1 (5.00%) SCORM
2 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (5.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (5.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (5.00%) SCADA
2 1 (5.00%) DataPower
2 1 (5.00%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) AIX
1 1 (5.00%) Solaris
1 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) BPEL
2 2 (10.00%) Data Governance
2 2 (10.00%) EAI
2 2 (10.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (10.00%) OO
2 2 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
2 2 (10.00%) Workflow
3 1 (5.00%) Scrum
3 1 (5.00%) Process Management
3 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (5.00%) Requirements Management
3 1 (5.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (5.00%) Document Management
3 1 (5.00%) B2B
3 1 (5.00%) DevOps
3 1 (5.00%) Software Delivery
3 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (5.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (5.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) Java
2 2 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.00%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) vCloud
1 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.00%) Docker
2 1 (5.00%) LXC
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (5.00%) OpenView
1 1 (5.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (5.00%) Vagrant
1 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.00%) Data Guard
1 1 (5.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Oracle
2 4 (20.00%) IBM
3 2 (10.00%) MuleSoft
3 2 (10.00%) VMware
4 1 (5.00%) Google
4 1 (5.00%) HP
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft