The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry with a requirement for SOA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
West Midlands / Coventry
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 41 41
Rank change year-on-year +15 0  
Contract jobs citing SOA 6 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 2.40% 1.45% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.00% 1.70% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 1
Median daily rate £358 £457 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.81% -16.86%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £411 £525
10% offered a daily rate of more than £382 £509 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £468 £450
% change year-on-year +6.95% +3.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £44.00 £40.60
% change year-on-year -9.09% +8.37%  

SOA is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Coventry
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 200 352 233
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 80.00% 85.23% 72.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 482 1032 618
Median daily rate £413 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +21.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £313 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £500 £494
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 18 46
Median hourly rate £25.00 £37.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +63.04%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £13.25 £11.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.75 £44.83 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

Job postings citing SOA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Coventry.

Job vacancy trend for SOA in Coventry

SOA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SOA in Coventry.

Contractor daily rate trend for SOA in Coventry

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SOA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Coventry region with a requirement for SOA.

1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (75.00%) TDD
2 5 (62.50%) Unit Testing
2 5 (62.50%) RESTful
3 4 (50.00%) MVC
3 4 (50.00%) HTML
3 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (37.50%) Java
4 3 (37.50%) .NET
4 3 (37.50%) JUnit
4 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
4 3 (37.50%) CSS
4 3 (37.50%) Hibernate
4 3 (37.50%) Spring
4 3 (37.50%) HTML5
4 3 (37.50%) C#
4 3 (37.50%) Android
4 3 (37.50%) jQuery
4 3 (37.50%) Apple iOS
4 3 (37.50%) CSS3
4 3 (37.50%) Backbone.js
4 3 (37.50%) Responsive Web Design
4 3 (37.50%) AngularJS
4 3 (37.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (37.50%) Mobile App
4 3 (37.50%) SOLID
5 2 (25.00%) WireMock
5 2 (25.00%) Personalization
5 2 (25.00%) Docker
5 2 (25.00%) Apache Spark

SOA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) Apache Spark
1 2 (25.00%) GlassFish
1 2 (25.00%) JBoss
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (25.00%) WildFly
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (25.00%) Big Data
1 2 (25.00%) Hadoop
1 2 (25.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (25.00%) MySQL
1 2 (25.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) JUnit
2 2 (25.00%) Hudson
2 2 (25.00%) JBehave
2 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (12.50%) jMock
3 1 (12.50%) Mockito
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) .NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Digital Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Android Developer
4 1 (12.50%) BPM Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Delivery Director
4 1 (12.50%) Head of Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Head of Programme Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) iOS Android Developer
4 1 (12.50%) iOS Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Programme Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) RESTful
2 4 (50.00%) HTML
3 3 (37.50%) .NET
3 3 (37.50%) AngularJS
3 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
3 3 (37.50%) Backbone.js
3 3 (37.50%) CSS
3 3 (37.50%) CSS3
3 3 (37.50%) Hibernate
3 3 (37.50%) HTML5
3 3 (37.50%) jQuery
3 3 (37.50%) Spring
3 3 (37.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (25.00%) HornetQ
4 2 (25.00%) Java EE
4 2 (25.00%) JAX-RS
4 2 (25.00%) JMS
4 2 (25.00%) RESTEasy
4 2 (25.00%) Spring Boot
4 2 (25.00%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Android
1 3 (37.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (75.00%) TDD
2 5 (62.50%) Unit Testing
3 4 (50.00%) MVC
4 3 (37.50%) Responsive Web Design
4 3 (37.50%) SOLID
5 2 (25.00%) Analytics
5 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
5 2 (25.00%) DSDM
5 2 (25.00%) Functional Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Kanban
5 2 (25.00%) Mathematics
5 2 (25.00%) Personalization
5 2 (25.00%) Predictive Analytics
5 2 (25.00%) Scrum
5 2 (25.00%) Software Delivery
5 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
6 1 (12.50%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (37.50%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) Scala
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) IBM
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