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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 60 70 73
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +3
Contract jobs citing SOA 35 31 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.24% 1.86% 1.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.76% 2.39% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 21 10
Median daily rate £450 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £288 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £408
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £36.25 £49.25
% change year-on-year
+24.13% -26.39%
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
1267 1297 1139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 81.17% 77.99% 74.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 794 787 585
Median daily rate £413 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 32 78
Median hourly rate £16.05 £17.30 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.25% -3.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.61 £10.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.35 £30.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -

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 30 May 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 30 May 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 +6 13 £450 +12.50%
Northamptonshire -2 8 £453 +33.57% 2
Derbyshire +15 7 £450 +12.50%
Leicestershire +4 2 £306 -38.75% 2
SOA
England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 (48.28%) Java
1 28 (48.28%) Web Services
2 20 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (27.59%) JavaScript
4 15 (25.86%) Oracle
5 14 (24.14%) XML
5 14 (24.14%) J2EE
5 14 (24.14%) WebSphere
6 13 (22.41%) REST
6 13 (22.41%) HTML
6 13 (22.41%) CSS
7 12 (20.69%) SOAP
8 11 (18.97%) Linux
8 11 (18.97%) Hibernate
9 10 (17.24%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (17.24%) Spring
9 10 (17.24%) Eclipse
9 10 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (17.24%) SDLC
10 9 (15.52%) Sun Certification
10 9 (15.52%) PL/SQL
10 9 (15.52%) SQL
10 9 (15.52%) ETL
11 8 (13.79%) Middleware
11 8 (13.79%) Informatica
11 8 (13.79%) Genesys
11 8 (13.79%) JSP
11 8 (13.79%) SaaS
12 7 (12.07%) Waterfall
12 7 (12.07%) Oracle Database

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 14 (24.14%) WebSphere
2 7 (12.07%) Tomcat
3 6 (10.34%) JBoss
3 6 (10.34%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (5.17%) CMS
5 2 (3.45%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (3.45%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.45%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.72%) Apache
6 1 (1.72%) CICS
6 1 (1.72%) Commerce Server
6 1 (1.72%) CoreMedia CMS
6 1 (1.72%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (5.17%) MS Excel
1 3 (5.17%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (5.17%) MS Project
1 3 (5.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.79%) SaaS
2 5 (8.62%) Force.com
3 1 (1.72%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.90%) HTTP
2 3 (5.17%) Intranet
3 2 (3.45%) DMZ
3 2 (3.45%) Extranet
3 2 (3.45%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.72%) Internet
4 1 (1.72%) LDAP
4 1 (1.72%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.07%) Oracle Database
2 5 (8.62%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.17%) MySQL
4 2 (3.45%) Big Data
4 2 (3.45%) Hadoop
4 2 (3.45%) OLAP
4 2 (3.45%) OLTP
4 2 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (3.45%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.45%) Snowflake Schema
5 1 (1.72%) DataStage
5 1 (1.72%) DB2
5 1 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (17.24%) Eclipse
2 7 (12.07%) Ant
3 6 (10.34%) Jenkins
3 6 (10.34%) JUnit
4 5 (8.62%) Subversion
5 4 (6.90%) Checkstyle
5 4 (6.90%) QUnit
5 4 (6.90%) Selenium
6 3 (5.17%) Git (software)
6 3 (5.17%) Maven
6 3 (5.17%) Talend Open Studio
7 2 (3.45%) Cucumber
7 2 (3.45%) ERwin
7 2 (3.45%) Flyway
7 2 (3.45%) Gradle
7 2 (3.45%) JDeveloper
8 1 (1.72%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (6.90%) Retail
2 1 (1.72%) Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (44.83%) Architect
2 19 (32.76%) Solutions Architect
3 17 (29.31%) Developer
4 13 (22.41%) Java Developer
5 9 (15.52%) Integration Architect
6 6 (10.34%) J2EE Developer
6 6 (10.34%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 5 (8.62%) Salesforce.com Architect
8 4 (6.90%) Genesys Architect
8 4 (6.90%) SOA Architect
8 4 (6.90%) Software Engineer
9 3 (5.17%) Agile Business Analyst
9 3 (5.17%) Analyst
9 3 (5.17%) Business Analyst
9 3 (5.17%) Business Integration Analyst
9 3 (5.17%) Integration Analyst
9 3 (5.17%) JavaScript Engineer
9 3 (5.17%) Lead Developer
9 3 (5.17%) Lead Java Developer
9 3 (5.17%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (48.28%) Web Services
2 14 (24.14%) J2EE
2 14 (24.14%) XML
3 13 (22.41%) CSS
3 13 (22.41%) HTML
3 13 (22.41%) REST
4 12 (20.69%) SOAP
5 11 (18.97%) Hibernate
6 10 (17.24%) Spring
7 8 (13.79%) JSP
7 8 (13.79%) Middleware
8 7 (12.07%) .NET
8 7 (12.07%) Ajax
8 7 (12.07%) IBM Integration Bus
9 6 (10.34%) JMS
9 6 (10.34%) RESTful
10 5 (8.62%) Java EE
10 5 (8.62%) JSON
10 5 (8.62%) Struts
10 5 (8.62%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.62%) Data Integration
3 2 (3.45%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.72%) DataPower
4 1 (1.72%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.72%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.72%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.97%) Linux
2 3 (5.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (3.45%) Ubuntu
3 2 (3.45%) Windows
4 1 (1.72%) SUSE
4 1 (1.72%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (17.24%) SDLC
2 10 (17.24%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (15.52%) ETL
4 7 (12.07%) Waterfall
5 6 (10.34%) Configuration Management
5 6 (10.34%) Data Management
5 6 (10.34%) Data Modelling
5 6 (10.34%) E-Commerce
5 6 (10.34%) Front End Development
5 6 (10.34%) Service Delivery
5 6 (10.34%) TOGAF
5 6 (10.34%) Zachman Framework
6 5 (8.62%) Data Migration
6 5 (8.62%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (8.62%) ITIL
6 5 (8.62%) Migration
6 5 (8.62%) Scrum
6 5 (8.62%) Workflow
7 4 (6.90%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 28 (48.28%) Java
2 16 (27.59%) JavaScript
3 9 (15.52%) PL/SQL
3 9 (15.52%) SQL
4 5 (8.62%) Apex Code
4 5 (8.62%) C#
4 5 (8.62%) C++
5 4 (6.90%) VBScript
6 3 (5.17%) C
7 1 (1.72%) PHP
7 1 (1.72%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.72%) Python
7 1 (1.72%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.72%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (15.52%) Sun Certification
2 3 (5.17%) OCMJD
2 3 (5.17%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.45%) Degree
3 2 (3.45%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.72%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.72%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.17%) QA
2 2 (3.45%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (3.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (5.17%) Puppet
2 2 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.45%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (1.72%) Nagios
Vendors
1 15 (25.86%) Oracle
2 8 (13.79%) Genesys
2 8 (13.79%) Informatica
3 6 (10.34%) IBM
4 5 (8.62%) Microsoft
4 5 (8.62%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (8.62%) Software AG
5 4 (6.90%) TIBCO
5 4 (6.90%) webMethods
6 3 (5.17%) Apigee
6 3 (5.17%) Sun
6 3 (5.17%) Talend
6 3 (5.17%) WSO2
7 2 (3.45%) Red Hat
7 2 (3.45%) SAP
8 1 (1.72%) Endeca
8 1 (1.72%) Intel
8 1 (1.72%) Twitter
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