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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 29 35 30
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Contract jobs citing SOA 8 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 2.80% 1.42% 2.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.45% 2.05% 3.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate £525 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% +13.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £451 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.22% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £35.00 £35.35
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -0.99%
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
232 244 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 81.12% 69.12% 79.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 127 111
Average daily rate £400 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £518 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 45 22
Average hourly rate £20.00 £26.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -5.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -2 3 £500 +33.33% 6
SOA
West Midlands

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 7 (53.85%) Web Services
2 6 (46.15%) XML
2 6 (46.15%) XSLT
3 5 (38.46%) SQL
3 5 (38.46%) Oracle
3 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (30.77%) TOGAF
4 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (30.77%) Finance
4 4 (30.77%) HTML
4 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
4 4 (30.77%) WebLogic
4 4 (30.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database
5 3 (23.08%) SoapUI
5 3 (23.08%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (23.08%) WSDL
5 3 (23.08%) Unix
5 3 (23.08%) Java
5 3 (23.08%) SOAP
5 3 (23.08%) Retail
6 2 (15.38%) Web Development
6 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
6 2 (15.38%) XPath
6 2 (15.38%) Fat Client
6 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (15.38%) WCF
6 2 (15.38%) PLM
6 2 (15.38%) Teamcenter
6 2 (15.38%) MVC

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 4 (30.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 4 (30.77%) WebLogic
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (7.69%) Liferay
3 1 (7.69%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) AutoCAD
1 2 (15.38%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (15.38%) Teamcenter
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (15.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
3 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Architect
2 5 (38.46%) Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (15.38%) .NET Developer
4 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 2 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (15.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (15.38%) C# Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Security Architect
4 2 (15.38%) SOA Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) Cybersecurity Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Information Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Information Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Security Solutions Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 1 (7.69%) SOA Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) Web Services
2 6 (46.15%) XML
2 6 (46.15%) XSLT
3 4 (30.77%) HTML
4 3 (23.08%) SOAP
4 3 (23.08%) WSDL
5 2 (15.38%) .NET
5 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
5 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
5 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (15.38%) CSS
5 2 (15.38%) DHTML
5 2 (15.38%) Entity Framework
5 2 (15.38%) Itk
5 2 (15.38%) Middleware
5 2 (15.38%) WCF
5 2 (15.38%) XSD
5 2 (15.38%) XSL
6 1 (7.69%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Client/Server
1 2 (15.38%) Fat Client
1 2 (15.38%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Unix
2 2 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) TOGAF
3 3 (23.08%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (15.38%) CAD
4 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
4 2 (15.38%) MVC
4 2 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (15.38%) PLM
4 2 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) SDLC
4 2 (15.38%) Web Development
4 2 (15.38%) Workflow
5 1 (7.69%) Data Architecture
5 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (7.69%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) SQL
2 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
3 3 (23.08%) Java
4 2 (15.38%) C
4 2 (15.38%) C#
4 2 (15.38%) C++
4 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL
4 2 (15.38%) Tcl
4 2 (15.38%) XPath
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) webMethods