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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 95 70 60
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -10
Contract jobs citing SOA 8 30 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.47% 1.95% 2.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 2.48% 3.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 22 21
Median daily rate £375 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £325 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £470 £450
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 £43.75 £48.75
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -10.25%
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
1378 1211 1152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 81.25% 78.59% 69.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 875 797 650
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 37 56
Median hourly rate £18.50 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.58% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £38.30 £34.14
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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
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 6 December 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
Nottinghamshire -21 6 £350 -17.64%
Northamptonshire -17 2 £400 -11.11% 1
SOA
England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 16 (45.71%) Web Services
2 14 (40.00%) XML
2 14 (40.00%) SOAP
3 13 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (34.29%) SAP
5 11 (31.43%) SQL
5 11 (31.43%) .NET
5 11 (31.43%) RESTful
6 10 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (25.71%) C#
8 8 (22.86%) SQL Server
8 8 (22.86%) MVC
8 8 (22.86%) Retail
9 7 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (20.00%) Java
9 7 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (17.14%) Oracle
10 6 (17.14%) Scrum
10 6 (17.14%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (17.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 5 (14.29%) Power BI
11 5 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
11 5 (14.29%) Continuous Deployment
11 5 (14.29%) Data Quality
11 5 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
11 5 (14.29%) SuccessFactors
11 5 (14.29%) Boomi
11 5 (14.29%) Data Integration
11 5 (14.29%) jQuery
11 5 (14.29%) TDD

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 6 (17.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 5 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (8.57%) IIS
4 1 (2.86%) JBoss
4 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.86%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) SAP ERP
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.29%) Boomi
1 5 (14.29%) SuccessFactors
2 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.71%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) VPN
2 2 (5.71%) VoIP
3 1 (2.86%) HTTP
3 1 (2.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.86%) SQL Server
2 7 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (14.29%) Power BI
3 5 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (8.57%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 6 (17.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.86%) JUnit
2 1 (2.86%) Maven
2 1 (2.86%) SoapUI
2 1 (2.86%) Subversion
General
1 8 (22.86%) Retail
2 3 (8.57%) Finance
3 2 (5.71%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (45.71%) Developer
2 14 (40.00%) Architect
3 12 (34.29%) Solutions Architect
4 7 (20.00%) .NET Developer
5 6 (17.14%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (17.14%) C# Developer
6 5 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Architect
6 5 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Solutions Architect
7 4 (11.43%) Consultant
8 3 (8.57%) Data Architect
8 3 (8.57%) Designer
8 3 (8.57%) HTML Developer
8 3 (8.57%) Integration Architect
8 3 (8.57%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (8.57%) SOA Architect
8 3 (8.57%) webMethods Architect
9 2 (5.71%) ASP Developer
9 2 (5.71%) Java Developer
9 2 (5.71%) Mobile Developer
9 2 (5.71%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (45.71%) Web Services
2 14 (40.00%) SOAP
2 14 (40.00%) XML
3 11 (31.43%) .NET
3 11 (31.43%) RESTful
4 5 (14.29%) jQuery
5 4 (11.43%) IBM Integration Bus
5 4 (11.43%) JSON
5 4 (11.43%) JSP
5 4 (11.43%) WCF
5 4 (11.43%) WSDL
5 4 (11.43%) XSLT
6 3 (8.57%) .NET Framework
6 3 (8.57%) CSS
6 3 (8.57%) HTML
6 3 (8.57%) HTML5
6 3 (8.57%) Java EE
6 3 (8.57%) JDBC
6 3 (8.57%) JNDI
6 3 (8.57%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Data Integration
2 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.43%) DataPower
3 3 (8.57%) Mobile App
4 2 (5.71%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.71%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.71%) Linux
1 2 (5.71%) Windows
2 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (22.86%) MVC
4 7 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (17.14%) Scrum
6 5 (14.29%) Continuous Deployment
6 5 (14.29%) ETL
6 5 (14.29%) RUP
6 5 (14.29%) TDD
7 4 (11.43%) API Integration
7 4 (11.43%) MVVM
7 4 (11.43%) OO
8 3 (8.57%) ITIL
8 3 (8.57%) Multithreading
8 3 (8.57%) Network Architecture
8 3 (8.57%) Project Planning
8 3 (8.57%) Release Management
8 3 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (8.57%) V-Model
8 3 (8.57%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 11 (31.43%) SQL
2 9 (25.71%) C#
3 7 (20.00%) Java
4 4 (11.43%) JavaScript
5 3 (8.57%) XAML
6 1 (2.86%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.29%) Data Quality
2 3 (8.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 12 (34.29%) SAP
2 6 (17.14%) Oracle
3 5 (14.29%) Dell
3 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 5 (14.29%) VMware
4 4 (11.43%) IBM
4 4 (11.43%) TIBCO
5 3 (8.57%) CA
5 3 (8.57%) HP
5 3 (8.57%) Software AG
5 3 (8.57%) webMethods
6 2 (5.71%) Apigee