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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 34 26 20
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -6
Contract jobs citing SOA 5 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 1.50% 3.65% 4.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.28% 5.38% 6.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 11
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£425 £330 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.78% -12.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £24.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £34.50 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+37.68% +0.72%
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
219 186 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 65.57% 67.88% 71.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 91 105
Average daily rate £375 £330 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -5.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £218 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £435 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 24 20
Average hourly rate £18.00 £24.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £18.30 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.44 £32.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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
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 24 December 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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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
Leamington Spa -1 3 £425 -
Warwick +5 2 £375 -
SOA
West Midlands

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 11 (57.89%) Middleware
2 7 (36.84%) IBM
2 7 (36.84%) Oracle
3 6 (31.58%) Web Services
3 6 (31.58%) N-Tier
3 6 (31.58%) WebSphere
4 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
4 5 (26.32%) .NET
4 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET
4 5 (26.32%) CSS
4 5 (26.32%) C#
4 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (21.05%) BPEL
5 4 (21.05%) HTML
5 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
5 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
5 4 (21.05%) SQL
5 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
5 4 (21.05%) EAI
5 4 (21.05%) OO
5 4 (21.05%) Oracle Fusion
5 4 (21.05%) WebCenter
5 4 (21.05%) Oracle Service Bus
6 3 (15.79%) Software Architecture
6 3 (15.79%) HTML5
6 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
6 3 (15.79%) Learning Management System
6 3 (15.79%) SaaS
6 3 (15.79%) Unit Testing
6 3 (15.79%) T-SQL

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (31.58%) WebSphere
2 4 (21.05%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle BPEL
4 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (5.26%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (5.26%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) FTP
1 1 (5.26%) HTTP
1 1 (5.26%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.26%) ZAP BI
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Subversion
1 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (10.53%) Automotive
2 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Architect
2 7 (36.84%) Developer
3 6 (31.58%) Integration Architect
4 4 (21.05%) Oracle Developer
5 3 (15.79%) .NET Developer
5 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Middleware Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Oracle SOA Developer
6 2 (10.53%) SOA Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Middleware Consultant
6 2 (10.53%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (10.53%) Oracle Consultant
6 2 (10.53%) Oracle Technical Consultant
6 2 (10.53%) Consultant
7 1 (5.26%) Software Architect
7 1 (5.26%) Systems Designer
7 1 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (5.26%) Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (57.89%) Middleware
2 6 (31.58%) Web Services
3 5 (26.32%) .NET
3 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET
3 5 (26.32%) CSS
4 4 (21.05%) Oracle Fusion
4 4 (21.05%) WebCenter
4 4 (21.05%) HTML
5 3 (15.79%) HTML5
6 2 (10.53%) XML
6 2 (10.53%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 2 (10.53%) SOAP
7 1 (5.26%) Hibernate
7 1 (5.26%) Spring
7 1 (5.26%) Java EE
7 1 (5.26%) Spring MVC
7 1 (5.26%) WCF
7 1 (5.26%) jQuery
7 1 (5.26%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (5.26%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) N-Tier
2 3 (15.79%) Learning Management System
2 3 (15.79%) E-Learning
2 3 (15.79%) SCORM
3 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
3 2 (10.53%) DataPower
4 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (5.26%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) zOS
2 1 (5.26%) UNIX
2 1 (5.26%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) AIX
2 1 (5.26%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (21.05%) BPEL
2 4 (21.05%) OO
2 4 (21.05%) EAI
3 3 (15.79%) Scrum
3 3 (15.79%) Unit Testing
3 3 (15.79%) Software Architecture
4 2 (10.53%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (10.53%) Data Mapping
4 2 (10.53%) UML
4 2 (10.53%) Process Management
4 2 (10.53%) MVC
4 2 (10.53%) Migration
4 2 (10.53%) ERP
5 1 (5.26%) Data Modelling
5 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.26%) Database Tuning
5 1 (5.26%) TOGAF
5 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (5.26%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) C#
2 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
2 4 (21.05%) SQL
3 3 (15.79%) T-SQL
3 3 (15.79%) VB.NET
4 2 (10.53%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Oracle
1 7 (36.84%) IBM
2 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.53%) SAP
4 1 (5.26%) HP