Period
to 23 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Solihull 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 23 January 2018 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 > Solihull
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 30 38
Rank change year-on-year +3 +8 -22
Contract jobs citing SOA 3 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Solihull 1.50% 3.13% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.84% 4.94% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Solihull median daily rate - £350 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +55.56% -38.48%
West Midlands median daily rate £500 £425 £500
% change year-on-year +17.65% -15.00% +17.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Solihull median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - £55.00 -

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 Solihull with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Solihull
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 163 162 264
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Solihull 81.50% 63.28% 82.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 42 97
Solihull median daily rate £450 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.13% +10.71% -0.92%
10th Percentile £253 £263 £260
90th Percentile £575 £575 £480
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 6
Solihull median hourly rate £40.00 - £41.25
10th Percentile £12.45 - £18.63
90th Percentile £52.71 - £43.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £22.84 £21.18 £20.00
% change year-on-year +7.84% +5.90% -11.11%

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend in Solihull

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

Job vacancy trend for SOA in Solihull

SOA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SOA in Solihull

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SOA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Solihull region with a requirement for SOA.

1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle BI EE
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle SOA Suite

SOA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Solihull 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 3 (100.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle BI EE
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) DBA
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Applications DBA
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle DBA
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle