The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 66 69 67
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs citing SOA 53 50 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.20% 2.04% 1.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.96% 2.74% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 25 20
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£401 £425 £346
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.76% +22.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £300 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £548 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £434 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.74% +8.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 3
Average hourly rate £22.00 £23.00 £57.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% -60.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +22.80%
SOA
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1791 1826 1367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 74.50% 74.56% 68.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1092 977 688
Average daily rate £390 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 128 61
Average hourly rate £28.69 £30.20 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -20.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

SOA
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

SOA Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

SOA
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOA across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

SOA Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

SOA
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

SOA Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

SOA
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 July 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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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
Staffordshire +5 13 £400 +45.45% 4
Birmingham +3 12 £375 -11.76% 7
Warwickshire -6 8 £550 +19.56% 3
Shropshire -2 4 - -
Wolverhampton - 4 £263 -
Coventry 0 2 £415 -21.69% 2
SOA
England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 66 (44.90%) .NET
2 47 (31.97%) SQL Server
3 44 (29.93%) C#
4 42 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 40 (27.21%) IBM
6 36 (24.49%) SQL
6 36 (24.49%) XML
7 35 (23.81%) Oracle
8 31 (21.09%) Web Services
9 30 (20.41%) ASP.NET
10 28 (19.05%) Finance
11 27 (18.37%) SOAP
12 26 (17.69%) TOGAF
12 26 (17.69%) Security Cleared
13 25 (17.01%) JavaScript
14 24 (16.33%) Java
14 24 (16.33%) Microsoft
15 23 (15.65%) Scrum
15 23 (15.65%) MVC
15 23 (15.65%) SC Cleared
16 22 (14.97%) RESTful
16 22 (14.97%) EAI
17 20 (13.61%) TDD
18 19 (12.93%) WCF
18 19 (12.93%) Middleware
19 18 (12.24%) Subversion
20 17 (11.56%) WebSphere
20 17 (11.56%) CSS
21 16 (10.88%) Linux
21 16 (10.88%) Continuous Integration

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 17 (11.56%) WebSphere
2 7 (4.76%) Oracle Service Bus
2 7 (4.76%) WebLogic
2 7 (4.76%) SharePoint
2 7 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (2.72%) WebLogic Integration
3 4 (2.72%) Oracle BPEL
3 4 (2.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (2.04%) CMS
4 3 (2.04%) AquaLogic
4 3 (2.04%) SAS
5 2 (1.36%) Node.js
6 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.68%) JBoss
6 1 (0.68%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 7 (4.76%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.68%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (4.76%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.36%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.68%) SaaS
1 1 (0.68%) Google Compute Engine
1 1 (0.68%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.76%) HTTP
2 3 (2.04%) SMS
3 2 (1.36%) DNS
4 1 (0.68%) SAN
4 1 (0.68%) Internet
4 1 (0.68%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (31.97%) SQL Server
2 13 (8.84%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (6.80%) Oracle Database
4 9 (6.12%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (6.12%) Big Data
5 7 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (4.08%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (3.40%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (2.72%) NoSQL
9 3 (2.04%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (1.36%) IBM InfoSphere
10 2 (1.36%) Oracle ODI
11 1 (0.68%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.68%) MarkLogic
11 1 (0.68%) Oracle BI EE
11 1 (0.68%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.68%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (12.24%) Subversion
2 15 (10.20%) Selenium
3 13 (8.84%) Git (software)
3 13 (8.84%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (7.48%) Visual Studio
5 10 (6.80%) SoapUI
6 6 (4.08%) ReSharper
7 2 (1.36%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.36%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.68%) Juju
General
1 28 (19.05%) Finance
2 5 (3.40%) Law
3 2 (1.36%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.36%) Retail
3 2 (1.36%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.68%) Local Government
4 1 (0.68%) Advertising
4 1 (0.68%) Automotive
4 1 (0.68%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.68%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 73 (49.66%) Developer
2 56 (38.10%) Architect
3 22 (14.97%) Solutions Architect
4 15 (10.20%) Senior Developer
5 14 (9.52%) Integration Architect
6 13 (8.84%) .NET Developer
6 13 (8.84%) Python Developer
7 8 (5.44%) Oracle Developer
8 7 (4.76%) Data Architect
8 7 (4.76%) C# Developer
8 7 (4.76%) Flash Developer
9 6 (4.08%) Enterprise Architect
9 6 (4.08%) ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (4.08%) Senior Python Developer
9 6 (4.08%) Senior Architect
9 6 (4.08%) AWS Developer
10 5 (3.40%) C# .NET Developer
10 5 (3.40%) Analyst
11 4 (2.72%) Technical Architect
11 4 (2.72%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (44.90%) .NET
2 36 (24.49%) XML
3 31 (21.09%) Web Services
4 30 (20.41%) ASP.NET
5 27 (18.37%) SOAP
6 22 (14.97%) RESTful
7 19 (12.93%) WCF
7 19 (12.93%) Middleware
8 17 (11.56%) CSS
9 15 (10.20%) XSD
9 15 (10.20%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 13 (8.84%) Django
10 13 (8.84%) REST
10 13 (8.84%) HTML
10 13 (8.84%) Flask
11 12 (8.16%) WSDL
12 11 (7.48%) CSS3
12 11 (7.48%) HTML5
12 11 (7.48%) Oracle Fusion
13 9 (6.12%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.88%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (8.16%) N-Tier
3 11 (7.48%) DataPower
4 5 (3.40%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.04%) Inversion of Control
5 3 (2.04%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.68%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.68%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.68%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.68%) SCADA
6 1 (0.68%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 16 (10.88%) Linux
2 13 (8.84%) Debian
2 13 (8.84%) Ubuntu
3 3 (2.04%) Windows
4 2 (1.36%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (17.69%) TOGAF
3 23 (15.65%) Scrum
3 23 (15.65%) MVC
4 22 (14.97%) EAI
5 20 (13.61%) TDD
6 16 (10.88%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (10.88%) BDD
7 14 (9.52%) Mentoring
7 14 (9.52%) Microservices
8 13 (8.84%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
8 13 (8.84%) Performance Testing
8 13 (8.84%) Test Automation
9 12 (8.16%) Enterprise Architecture
9 12 (8.16%) CRM
10 10 (6.80%) E-Commerce
10 10 (6.80%) Content Management
10 10 (6.80%) Use Case
10 10 (6.80%) Integration Testing
11 9 (6.12%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 44 (29.93%) C#
2 36 (24.49%) SQL
3 25 (17.01%) JavaScript
4 24 (16.33%) Java
5 13 (8.84%) Python
6 7 (4.76%) ActionScript
6 7 (4.76%) ActionScript 3.0
7 6 (4.08%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.36%) XQuery
9 1 (0.68%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (17.69%) Security Cleared
2 23 (15.65%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.36%) Degree
4 1 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.68%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.72%) QA
2 2 (1.36%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (2.04%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.36%) vCloud
3 1 (0.68%) Docker
3 1 (0.68%) LXC
Systems Management
1 10 (6.80%) Vagrant
1 10 (6.80%) CA LISA
2 1 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.68%) OpenView
2 1 (0.68%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.68%) Puppet
Vendors
1 40 (27.21%) IBM
2 35 (23.81%) Oracle
3 24 (16.33%) Microsoft
4 13 (8.84%) TIBCO
5 10 (6.80%) webMethods
5 10 (6.80%) Solace
5 10 (6.80%) Green Hat
6 6 (4.08%) i2
7 3 (2.04%) Informatica
8 2 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.36%) MuleSoft
8 2 (1.36%) VMware
9 1 (0.68%) Google
9 1 (0.68%) HP
9 1 (0.68%) FatWire
9 1 (0.68%) Ab Initio
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