Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 77 59
Rank change year-on-year +23 -18 -9
Contract jobs citing SOA 10 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 1.35% 0.38% 1.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.61% 0.43% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 26
Coventry median daily rate £425 £400 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -38.46% +52.94%
10th Percentile £340 £375 £600
90th Percentile £520 £425 £700
West Midlands median daily rate £535 £413 £550
% change year-on-year +29.70% -25.00% +29.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Coventry median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - £22.00

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Coventry
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 622 926 587
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 84.17% 88.61% 81.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 423 647 398
Coventry median daily rate £420 £400 £386
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +3.56% +10.36%
10th Percentile £250 £300 £254
90th Percentile £548 £543 £559
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 25 31
Coventry median hourly rate £22.50 £15.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -25.00% -33.33%
10th Percentile £10.95 £11.35 £11.50
90th Percentile £42.40 £38.75 £43.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +38.89% -10.00% -1.23%

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

SOA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SOA in Coventry over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SOA in Coventry

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (70.00%) TDD
2 6 (60.00%) Spring
2 6 (60.00%) Unit Testing
2 6 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (60.00%) RESTful
2 6 (60.00%) Apple iOS
2 6 (60.00%) Hibernate
2 6 (60.00%) Scrum
2 6 (60.00%) Java
2 6 (60.00%) JUnit
2 6 (60.00%) Mobile App
3 5 (50.00%) RESTEasy
3 5 (50.00%) HornetQ
3 5 (50.00%) Functional Testing
3 5 (50.00%) JAX-RS
3 5 (50.00%) Analytics
3 5 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 5 (50.00%) Docker
3 5 (50.00%) Apache Spark
3 5 (50.00%) WildFly
3 5 (50.00%) Software Delivery
3 5 (50.00%) Spring Boot
3 5 (50.00%) WireMock
3 5 (50.00%) Personalization
3 5 (50.00%) JBoss
3 5 (50.00%) DSDM
3 5 (50.00%) SQL
3 5 (50.00%) MySQL
3 5 (50.00%) Oracle

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 5 (50.00%) Apache Spark
1 5 (50.00%) GlassFish
1 5 (50.00%) JBoss
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 5 (50.00%) WildFly
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 5 (50.00%) Big Data
1 5 (50.00%) Hadoop
1 5 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 5 (50.00%) MySQL
1 5 (50.00%) NoSQL
1 5 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) JUnit
2 5 (50.00%) Hudson
2 5 (50.00%) JBehave
2 5 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (10.00%) jMock
3 1 (10.00%) Mockito
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) Digital Developer
2 5 (50.00%) Senior Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Azure Architect
4 1 (10.00%) iOS Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) Hibernate
1 6 (60.00%) RESTful
1 6 (60.00%) Spring
2 5 (50.00%) HornetQ
2 5 (50.00%) Java EE
2 5 (50.00%) JAX-RS
2 5 (50.00%) JMS
2 5 (50.00%) RESTEasy
2 5 (50.00%) Spring Boot
2 5 (50.00%) WireMock
3 2 (20.00%) HTML
4 1 (10.00%) .NET
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (10.00%) CSS
4 1 (10.00%) HTML5
4 1 (10.00%) J2EE
4 1 (10.00%) jQuery
4 1 (10.00%) SOAP
4 1 (10.00%) Spring MVC
4 1 (10.00%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (10.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Apple iOS
2 5 (50.00%) Android
3 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (70.00%) TDD
2 6 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (60.00%) Scrum
2 6 (60.00%) Unit Testing
3 5 (50.00%) Analytics
3 5 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
3 5 (50.00%) DSDM
3 5 (50.00%) Functional Testing
3 5 (50.00%) Kanban
3 5 (50.00%) Mathematics
3 5 (50.00%) Personalization
3 5 (50.00%) Predictive Analytics
3 5 (50.00%) Software Delivery
3 5 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (20.00%) B2B
4 2 (20.00%) CRM
4 2 (20.00%) ERP
4 2 (20.00%) MVC
5 1 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) Java
2 5 (50.00%) Scala
2 5 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (10.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Salesforce.com