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 3 months to 22 April 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 / Solihull
3 months to
22 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing SOA 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Solihull 2.04% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.28% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £475 £435
% change year-on-year -5.26% +9.19%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.50 £50.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year -3.00% +37.93%  

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 Solihull with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Solihull
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 61 116 66
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Solihull 62.24% 87.22% 79.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 40 31
Median daily rate £335 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.17% +21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £650 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +3.12% +1.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year -4.00% +20.96%  

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend in Solihull

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Solihull citing SOA as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 22 April 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 Solihull region with a requirement for SOA.

1 7 (70.00%) Oracle
1 7 (70.00%) JDA
1 7 (70.00%) Oracle General Ledger
1 7 (70.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 7 (70.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 7 (70.00%) Oracle Payables
1 7 (70.00%) Oracle Receivables
2 6 (60.00%) Back Office
2 6 (60.00%) ERP
2 6 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (40.00%) E-business
3 4 (40.00%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (30.00%) Domain-Driven Design
4 3 (30.00%) WPF
4 3 (30.00%) Silverlight
4 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (30.00%) Dependency Injection
4 3 (30.00%) MVVM
4 3 (30.00%) SOLID
4 3 (30.00%) OOP
4 3 (30.00%) XAML
4 3 (30.00%) Finance
4 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (30.00%) TDD
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (30.00%) ETL
4 3 (30.00%) Visual Studio
4 3 (30.00%) VB.NET
4 3 (30.00%) .NET
4 3 (30.00%) C#

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 7 (70.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 7 (70.00%) Oracle General Ledger
1 7 (70.00%) Oracle Payables
1 7 (70.00%) Oracle Receivables
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle ASCP
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (60.00%) Back Office
2 3 (30.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Oracle Project Manager
1 7 (70.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (30.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) E-Business Manager
2 3 (30.00%) ERP Manager
2 3 (30.00%) ERP Project Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle Supply Chain Project Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Supply Chain Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Supply Chain Project Manager
3 2 (20.00%) UAT Manager
3 2 (20.00%) WPF Developer
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (10.00%) ERP Implementation Manager
4 1 (10.00%) ERP Implementation Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Finance Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Implementation Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Implementation Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Financials Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Procurement Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) .NET
1 3 (30.00%) Silverlight
1 3 (30.00%) WPF
2 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (10.00%) Breeze.js
2 1 (10.00%) Durandal
2 1 (10.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (10.00%) NHibernate
2 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (10.00%) WCF
2 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (60.00%) ERP
3 4 (40.00%) E-business
4 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (30.00%) Dependency Injection
4 3 (30.00%) Domain-Driven Design
4 3 (30.00%) ETL
4 3 (30.00%) MVVM
4 3 (30.00%) OOP
4 3 (30.00%) SOLID
4 3 (30.00%) TDD
5 1 (10.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) C#
1 3 (30.00%) VB.NET
1 3 (30.00%) XAML
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) JDA
1 7 (70.00%) Oracle
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) Infor