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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 71 52 62
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +10
Contract jobs citing SOA 30 47 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.87% 2.88% 1.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.34% 3.65% 2.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 20 10
Median daily rate £450 £525 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +33.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £322 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £579 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £433
% change year-on-year
- +4.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £42.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +84.78%
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
1281 1286 1097
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 79.76% 78.70% 74.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 794 798 583
Median daily rate £420 £385 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 45 50
Median hourly rate £15.25 £19.08 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.07% +9.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.91 £12.24 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £45.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-6.15% +26.21%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Midlands region citing SOA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire -14 8 £575 +21.05%
Leicestershire +10 7 £275 -57.69%
Nottinghamshire -10 7 - - 3
Derbyshire -3 3 £350 -
SOA
England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for SOA.

1 28 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (40.63%) Web Services
3 23 (35.94%) Java
4 18 (28.13%) XML
5 15 (23.44%) SOAP
6 14 (21.88%) SAP
6 14 (21.88%) .NET
7 13 (20.31%) WebSphere
7 13 (20.31%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (18.75%) RESTful
8 12 (18.75%) J2EE
9 11 (17.19%) Hibernate
9 11 (17.19%) SQL
9 11 (17.19%) JSP
9 11 (17.19%) Spring
10 10 (15.63%) IBM Integration Bus
10 10 (15.63%) Waterfall
10 10 (15.63%) CSS
10 10 (15.63%) JavaScript
10 10 (15.63%) C#
10 10 (15.63%) HTML
10 10 (15.63%) SQL Server
10 10 (15.63%) Linux
10 10 (15.63%) Microsoft
11 9 (14.06%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (14.06%) Scrum
11 9 (14.06%) Retail
11 9 (14.06%) MVC
11 9 (14.06%) Sun Certification
11 9 (14.06%) Continuous Integration

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 13 (20.31%) WebSphere
2 7 (10.94%) SharePoint
2 7 (10.94%) SharePoint 2013
3 6 (9.38%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (7.81%) JBoss
5 3 (4.69%) Tomcat
6 2 (3.13%) CMS
6 2 (3.13%) IIS
6 2 (3.13%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (1.56%) CICS
7 1 (1.56%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 8 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.69%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (4.69%) MS Project
2 3 (4.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (3.13%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.81%) Boomi
1 5 (7.81%) SuccessFactors
2 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.13%) PaaS
4 1 (1.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.69%) HTTP
1 3 (4.69%) Intranet
2 2 (3.13%) DMZ
2 2 (3.13%) Extranet
2 2 (3.13%) Internet
2 2 (3.13%) VoIP
2 2 (3.13%) VPN
3 1 (1.56%) LDAP
3 1 (1.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.63%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.94%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (10.94%) Oracle Database
3 5 (7.81%) Power BI
3 5 (7.81%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (3.13%) Big Data
4 2 (3.13%) Hadoop
4 2 (3.13%) MySQL
4 2 (3.13%) OLAP
4 2 (3.13%) OLTP
4 2 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (3.13%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.13%) Snowflake Schema
5 1 (1.56%) DB2
5 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 7 (10.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (9.38%) Jenkins
2 6 (9.38%) JUnit
3 5 (7.81%) Eclipse
3 5 (7.81%) Subversion
4 4 (6.25%) Ant
4 4 (6.25%) Checkstyle
4 4 (6.25%) QUnit
4 4 (6.25%) Selenium
5 3 (4.69%) Git (software)
5 3 (4.69%) Maven
5 3 (4.69%) SoapUI
6 2 (3.13%) Cucumber
6 2 (3.13%) ERwin
6 2 (3.13%) Flyway
6 2 (3.13%) Gradle
6 2 (3.13%) JDeveloper
6 2 (3.13%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 9 (14.06%) Retail
2 2 (3.13%) Banking
2 2 (3.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 30 (46.88%) Developer
2 21 (32.81%) Architect
3 17 (26.56%) Solutions Architect
4 12 (18.75%) Java Developer
5 7 (10.94%) .NET Developer
5 7 (10.94%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (10.94%) C# Developer
6 6 (9.38%) Integration Architect
6 6 (9.38%) J2EE Developer
6 6 (9.38%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 5 (7.81%) Business Intelligence Architect
7 5 (7.81%) Business Intelligence Solutions Architect
7 5 (7.81%) Data Architect
8 4 (6.25%) ETL Architect
8 4 (6.25%) HTML Developer
8 4 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (6.25%) Lead Developer
9 3 (4.69%) Analyst
9 3 (4.69%) Business Analyst
9 3 (4.69%) Integration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (40.63%) Web Services
2 18 (28.13%) XML
3 15 (23.44%) SOAP
4 14 (21.88%) .NET
5 12 (18.75%) J2EE
5 12 (18.75%) RESTful
6 11 (17.19%) Hibernate
6 11 (17.19%) JSP
6 11 (17.19%) Spring
7 10 (15.63%) CSS
7 10 (15.63%) HTML
7 10 (15.63%) IBM Integration Bus
8 8 (12.50%) jQuery
8 8 (12.50%) REST
9 7 (10.94%) JSON
10 6 (9.38%) Java EE
10 6 (9.38%) WSDL
11 5 (7.81%) HTML5
11 5 (7.81%) JMS
11 5 (7.81%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.31%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.94%) Data Integration
3 6 (9.38%) DataPower
4 4 (6.25%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.13%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.13%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.13%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.56%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (15.63%) Linux
2 5 (7.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (7.81%) Windows
3 3 (4.69%) Unix
4 2 (3.13%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.56%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (15.63%) Waterfall
3 9 (14.06%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (14.06%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (14.06%) MVC
3 9 (14.06%) Scrum
3 9 (14.06%) SDLC
4 7 (10.94%) Data Modelling
4 7 (10.94%) E-Commerce
4 7 (10.94%) ETL
5 6 (9.38%) Front End Development
5 6 (9.38%) ITIL
5 6 (9.38%) Release Management
6 5 (7.81%) Continuous Deployment
6 5 (7.81%) Data Management
6 5 (7.81%) ERP
6 5 (7.81%) RUP
6 5 (7.81%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (7.81%) Workflow
7 4 (6.25%) OO
Programming Languages
1 23 (35.94%) Java
2 11 (17.19%) SQL
3 10 (15.63%) C#
3 10 (15.63%) JavaScript
4 4 (6.25%) PL/SQL
5 3 (4.69%) Shell Script
6 2 (3.13%) XAML
7 1 (1.56%) C
7 1 (1.56%) C++
7 1 (1.56%) PHP
7 1 (1.56%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.56%) Python
7 1 (1.56%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (14.06%) Sun Certification
2 3 (4.69%) OCMJD
3 2 (3.13%) Degree
3 2 (3.13%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.13%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.56%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.94%) Data Quality
2 3 (4.69%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (4.69%) CA Service Virtualization
2 2 (3.13%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (1.56%) Nagios
3 1 (1.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (21.88%) SAP
2 10 (15.63%) Microsoft
3 8 (12.50%) Oracle
4 6 (9.38%) IBM
5 5 (7.81%) Dell
5 5 (7.81%) Genesys
5 5 (7.81%) VMware
6 4 (6.25%) Software AG
6 4 (6.25%) webMethods
7 3 (4.69%) CA
7 3 (4.69%) HP
7 3 (4.69%) Sun
7 3 (4.69%) TIBCO
8 2 (3.13%) Red Hat
8 2 (3.13%) Talend
8 2 (3.13%) WSO2
9 1 (1.56%) Apigee
9 1 (1.56%) Endeca
9 1 (1.56%) Twitter