The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 71 69 56
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -13
Contract jobs citing SOA 30 24 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.84% 1.62% 2.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.42% 2.25% 3.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 8 14
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £357 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £424 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.13 £49.25 £31.46
% change year-on-year
-40.86% +56.54%
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 East Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1242 1067 855
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 76.20% 72.24% 69.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 766 536 400
Average daily rate £400 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 72 50
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -34.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.61 £10.81 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £61.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

SOA
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

SOA Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

SOA
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOA across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 2 June 2015.

SOA Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

SOA
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

SOA Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

SOA
Contract Job Locations in the East 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 East Midlands region over the 3 months to 2 June 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
Northamptonshire 0 13 £339 -15.31% 4
Nottinghamshire -11 7 £400 -
Derbyshire +2 4 £400 +8.10% 1
Lincolnshire - 2 - -
Leicestershire - 1 £500 -
SOA
England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East 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 31 (51.67%) Java
2 28 (46.67%) Web Services
3 26 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (36.67%) Oracle
5 19 (31.67%) JavaScript
6 18 (30.00%) MVC
7 15 (25.00%) Java EE
8 14 (23.33%) Spring
8 14 (23.33%) HTML
8 14 (23.33%) XML
8 14 (23.33%) JSP
9 13 (21.67%) SAP
9 13 (21.67%) JBoss
9 13 (21.67%) Hibernate
9 13 (21.67%) Middleware
9 13 (21.67%) WebSphere
10 12 (20.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 12 (20.00%) REST
10 12 (20.00%) Subversion
10 12 (20.00%) JUnit
11 11 (18.33%) .NET
11 11 (18.33%) Tomcat
11 11 (18.33%) WebSphere MQ
11 11 (18.33%) Spring MVC
12 10 (16.67%) JPA
12 10 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
12 10 (16.67%) Oracle Database
12 10 (16.67%) Maven
12 10 (16.67%) JMS
12 10 (16.67%) Data Modelling

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East 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 13 (21.67%) JBoss
1 13 (21.67%) WebSphere
2 11 (18.33%) Tomcat
3 6 (10.00%) NetWeaver
4 4 (6.67%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.67%) MQSeries
5 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.67%) Apache
5 1 (1.67%) IIS
5 1 (1.67%) WebLogic Integration
5 1 (1.67%) AquaLogic
5 1 (1.67%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.67%) Mule
5 1 (1.67%) Jetty
5 1 (1.67%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.67%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
5 1 (1.67%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.67%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 1 (1.67%) InfoPath
1 1 (1.67%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.67%) SAP CRM
2 1 (1.67%) Teamcenter
2 1 (1.67%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (1.67%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.33%) HTTP
2 7 (11.67%) HTTPS
3 6 (10.00%) Firewall
3 6 (10.00%) DMZ
4 1 (1.67%) Intranet
4 1 (1.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 9 (15.00%) SQL Server
3 8 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (11.67%) DB2
5 2 (3.33%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.67%) MySQL
6 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.67%) SAP BI
6 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (20.00%) Subversion
1 12 (20.00%) JUnit
2 10 (16.67%) Maven
3 4 (6.67%) Ant
4 3 (5.00%) Selenium
4 3 (5.00%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.33%) QUnit
5 2 (3.33%) Checkstyle
5 2 (3.33%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.67%) Log4j
6 1 (1.67%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.67%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.67%) Fiddler
6 1 (1.67%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.67%) Mockito
6 1 (1.67%) Cucumber
General
1 7 (11.67%) Retail
2 5 (8.33%) Finance
3 2 (3.33%) Front Office
3 2 (3.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.67%) Banking
4 1 (1.67%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 26 (43.33%) Architect
2 25 (41.67%) Developer
3 16 (26.67%) Java Developer
4 12 (20.00%) Integration Architect
5 8 (13.33%) Designer
5 8 (13.33%) Data Architect
5 8 (13.33%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (5.00%) .NET Developer
6 3 (5.00%) C# Developer
6 3 (5.00%) WebLogic Administrator
6 3 (5.00%) Administrator
6 3 (5.00%) Software Developer
6 3 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (5.00%) Middleware Architect
7 2 (3.33%) Hybris Architect
7 2 (3.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (3.33%) Java Web Developer
7 2 (3.33%) Java Software Developer
7 2 (3.33%) Analyst
7 2 (3.33%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (46.67%) Web Services
2 15 (25.00%) Java EE
3 14 (23.33%) Spring
3 14 (23.33%) HTML
3 14 (23.33%) XML
3 14 (23.33%) JSP
4 13 (21.67%) Hibernate
4 13 (21.67%) Middleware
5 12 (20.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 12 (20.00%) REST
6 11 (18.33%) .NET
6 11 (18.33%) WebSphere MQ
6 11 (18.33%) Spring MVC
7 10 (16.67%) JPA
7 10 (16.67%) JMS
8 9 (15.00%) SOAP
9 8 (13.33%) CSS
9 8 (13.33%) WSDL
10 7 (11.67%) JSON
11 6 (10.00%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (15.00%) DataPower
3 6 (10.00%) Clustering
4 3 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.00%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.67%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.67%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.67%) User Experience
5 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.00%) Linux
2 2 (3.33%) UNIX
3 1 (1.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (30.00%) MVC
3 10 (16.67%) Data Modelling
4 9 (15.00%) Migration
5 8 (13.33%) Data Migration
5 8 (13.33%) Data Governance
6 7 (11.67%) Waterfall
7 6 (10.00%) Load Balancing
7 6 (10.00%) Open Source
7 6 (10.00%) SDLC
7 6 (10.00%) TDD
7 6 (10.00%) EAI
7 6 (10.00%) UML
8 5 (8.33%) E-Commerce
8 5 (8.33%) ERP
8 5 (8.33%) Scrum
8 5 (8.33%) Mentoring
9 4 (6.67%) OO
10 3 (5.00%) B2B
10 3 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 31 (51.67%) Java
2 19 (31.67%) JavaScript
3 10 (16.67%) SQL
4 5 (8.33%) PL/SQL
4 5 (8.33%) C#
5 1 (1.67%) C++
5 1 (1.67%) C
5 1 (1.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (15.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.67%) Degree
3 2 (3.33%) Sun Certification
3 2 (3.33%) OCMJD
3 2 (3.33%) HND
4 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.67%) MCPD
4 1 (1.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.33%) CA LISA
2 1 (1.67%) WMI
Vendors
1 22 (36.67%) Oracle
2 13 (21.67%) SAP
3 8 (13.33%) IBM
4 6 (10.00%) hybris
4 6 (10.00%) Software AG
5 5 (8.33%) Intel
6 3 (5.00%) HP
6 3 (5.00%) TIBCO
6 3 (5.00%) Endeca
7 2 (3.33%) CA
7 2 (3.33%) Microsoft
7 2 (3.33%) Sun
8 1 (1.67%) Siemens
8 1 (1.67%) OpenText
8 1 (1.67%) Casewise
8 1 (1.67%) MuleSoft
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