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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 63 78 79
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +1
Contract jobs citing SOA 29 15 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.91% 0.93% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.71% 1.30% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 4
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£393 £425 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.64% +15.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £276 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £523 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £29.50 £32.30
% change year-on-year
+22.88% -8.66%
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
1069 1156 975
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 70.56% 71.45% 64.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 570 600 424
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 £250 £200 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 45 59
Average hourly rate £17.50 £35.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.70% +1.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.15 £13.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £56.16 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014. 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
Nottinghamshire +24 10 £275 -17.91% 2
Northamptonshire +1 5 £468 -10.52% 2
Derbyshire -1 1 £300 -40.00%
Leicestershire - - - -
Lincolnshire - - - -
SOA
England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 23 (42.59%) XML
2 20 (37.04%) WebSphere
3 18 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
4 17 (31.48%) .NET
4 17 (31.48%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 16 (29.63%) Oracle
5 16 (29.63%) Java
6 15 (27.78%) HTML
7 14 (25.93%) Web Services
7 14 (25.93%) HTTP
8 12 (22.22%) HTTPS
8 12 (22.22%) Middleware
8 12 (22.22%) XSD
8 12 (22.22%) SQL Server
8 12 (22.22%) REST
9 11 (20.37%) WCF
9 11 (20.37%) Scrum
9 11 (20.37%) C#
9 11 (20.37%) IBM
10 10 (18.52%) WSDL
10 10 (18.52%) JMS
10 10 (18.52%) SAP
11 9 (16.67%) Windows
11 9 (16.67%) DataPower
11 9 (16.67%) JSON
12 8 (14.81%) ASP.NET
12 8 (14.81%) Intel
12 8 (14.81%) NetWeaver
13 7 (12.96%) BizTalk Server
13 7 (12.96%) Salesforce.com

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 20 (37.04%) WebSphere
2 8 (14.81%) NetWeaver
3 7 (12.96%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (7.41%) WebLogic
4 4 (7.41%) NServiceBus
4 4 (7.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (5.56%) Oracle Service Bus
6 2 (3.70%) SharePoint
6 2 (3.70%) CICS
7 1 (1.85%) Apache
7 1 (1.85%) WebLogic Integration
7 1 (1.85%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 5 (9.26%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (5.56%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.85%) Teamcenter
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (7.41%) Force.com
3 3 (5.56%) SaaS
4 2 (3.70%) PaaS
4 2 (3.70%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (25.93%) HTTP
2 12 (22.22%) HTTPS
3 3 (5.56%) SSL
3 3 (5.56%) Firewall
4 2 (3.70%) DMZ
4 2 (3.70%) Intranet
4 2 (3.70%) Internet
5 1 (1.85%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.96%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (12.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (9.26%) DB2
4 4 (7.41%) Oracle Database
4 4 (7.41%) Relational Database
4 4 (7.41%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.85%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.85%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 5 (9.26%) Ant
2 4 (7.41%) Hudson
3 3 (5.56%) SoapUI
3 3 (5.56%) ClearCase
3 3 (5.56%) Eclipse
3 3 (5.56%) JDeveloper
4 2 (3.70%) Subversion
4 2 (3.70%) Maven
4 2 (3.70%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.70%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.85%) JIRA
General
1 5 (9.26%) Finance
2 2 (3.70%) Retail
3 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.85%) Games
Job Titles
1 21 (38.89%) Architect
2 19 (35.19%) Developer
3 12 (22.22%) Solutions Architect
4 7 (12.96%) BizTalk Developer
5 6 (11.11%) Integration Architect
6 4 (7.41%) Technical Architect
6 4 (7.41%) Salesforce.com Architect
7 3 (5.56%) Oracle Developer
7 3 (5.56%) .NET Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Technical Solutions Architect
7 3 (5.56%) SOA Developer
7 3 (5.56%) WebSphere Architect
8 2 (3.70%) Lead Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.70%) Agile .NET Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Agile C# Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Oracle SOA Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Lead Architect
8 2 (3.70%) Systems Integrator
8 2 (3.70%) Administrator
8 2 (3.70%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (42.59%) XML
2 18 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
3 17 (31.48%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 17 (31.48%) .NET
4 15 (27.78%) HTML
5 14 (25.93%) Web Services
6 12 (22.22%) Middleware
6 12 (22.22%) XSD
6 12 (22.22%) REST
7 11 (20.37%) WCF
8 10 (18.52%) JMS
8 10 (18.52%) WSDL
9 9 (16.67%) JSON
10 8 (14.81%) ASP.NET
11 6 (11.11%) CSS
12 5 (9.26%) SOAP
12 5 (9.26%) jQuery
12 5 (9.26%) CSS3
12 5 (9.26%) Oracle Fusion
12 5 (9.26%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.67%) DataPower
2 4 (7.41%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.70%) Open Source
3 2 (3.70%) Mainframe
3 2 (3.70%) Clustering
4 1 (1.85%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.85%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.67%) Windows
2 6 (11.11%) Linux
3 3 (5.56%) UNIX
4 2 (3.70%) SUSE
5 1 (1.85%) Android
5 1 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.37%) Scrum
2 6 (11.11%) EAI
2 6 (11.11%) MVC
3 4 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (7.41%) TDD
3 4 (7.41%) Pair Programming
3 4 (7.41%) BPEL
3 4 (7.41%) Kanban
4 3 (5.56%) Software Engineering
4 3 (5.56%) Business Analysis
4 3 (5.56%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (5.56%) UML
5 2 (3.70%) Service Delivery
5 2 (3.70%) Load Balancing
5 2 (3.70%) Release Management
5 2 (3.70%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (3.70%) BPMN
5 2 (3.70%) Software Architecture
5 2 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (1.85%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 16 (29.63%) Java
2 11 (20.37%) C#
3 6 (11.11%) C++
4 3 (5.56%) SQL
5 2 (3.70%) C
5 2 (3.70%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.70%) Python
5 2 (3.70%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.85%) XPath
6 1 (1.85%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
6 1 (1.85%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (3.70%) Degree
2 1 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (1.85%) PMP
2 1 (1.85%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) QA
2 1 (1.85%) COBIT
Vendors
1 16 (29.63%) Oracle
2 11 (20.37%) IBM
3 10 (18.52%) SAP
4 8 (14.81%) Intel
5 7 (12.96%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (3.70%) Software AG
6 2 (3.70%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.85%) Siemens
7 1 (1.85%) AccuRev
7 1 (1.85%) Citrix
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