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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 83 53 77
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +24
Contract jobs citing SOA 22 48 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.34% 3.00% 1.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.66% 3.82% 2.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 21 13
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £425 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £450 £440
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.50 £41.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.87% +10.00%
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
1329 1256 1174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 80.69% 78.50% 74.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 871 785 623
Median daily rate £425 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £539
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 47 55
Median hourly rate £18.75 £18.52 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.24% +5.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.91 £11.21 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £38.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +29.38%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 -15 8 £575 +17.94% 3
Leicestershire +8 5 £275 -57.69%
Nottinghamshire -25 4 - - 5
Derbyshire -3 3 £350 - 1
SOA
England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 29 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (39.66%) Java
3 22 (37.93%) Web Services
4 17 (29.31%) XML
5 16 (27.59%) SOAP
6 14 (24.14%) SAP
7 13 (22.41%) .NET
7 13 (22.41%) WebSphere
7 13 (22.41%) RESTful
8 12 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (20.69%) J2EE
9 11 (18.97%) Linux
9 11 (18.97%) Hibernate
9 11 (18.97%) Spring
10 10 (17.24%) Scrum
10 10 (17.24%) MVC
10 10 (17.24%) JSP
10 10 (17.24%) Microsoft
10 10 (17.24%) SQL Server
10 10 (17.24%) SQL
10 10 (17.24%) C#
10 10 (17.24%) Waterfall
10 10 (17.24%) IBM Integration Bus
10 10 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (15.52%) Retail
11 9 (15.52%) HTML
11 9 (15.52%) JavaScript
11 9 (15.52%) CSS
11 9 (15.52%) Sun Certification
11 9 (15.52%) SDLC

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 (22.41%) WebSphere
2 7 (12.07%) SharePoint
2 7 (12.07%) SharePoint 2013
3 6 (10.34%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (6.90%) JBoss
5 3 (5.17%) Tomcat
6 2 (3.45%) CMS
6 2 (3.45%) IIS
6 2 (3.45%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (1.72%) CICS
7 1 (1.72%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 8 (13.79%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.17%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (5.17%) MS Project
2 3 (5.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (3.45%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.62%) Boomi
1 5 (8.62%) SuccessFactors
2 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.45%) PaaS
4 1 (1.72%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.17%) HTTP
1 3 (5.17%) Intranet
2 2 (3.45%) DMZ
2 2 (3.45%) Extranet
2 2 (3.45%) Internet
2 2 (3.45%) VoIP
2 2 (3.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.07%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (12.07%) Oracle Database
3 5 (8.62%) Power BI
3 5 (8.62%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (3.45%) MySQL
4 2 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (3.45%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.72%) Big Data
5 1 (1.72%) DB2
5 1 (1.72%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.72%) OLAP
5 1 (1.72%) OLTP
5 1 (1.72%) Snowflake Schema
5 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 7 (12.07%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (10.34%) Jenkins
2 6 (10.34%) JUnit
3 4 (6.90%) Ant
3 4 (6.90%) Checkstyle
3 4 (6.90%) Eclipse
3 4 (6.90%) QUnit
3 4 (6.90%) Selenium
3 4 (6.90%) Subversion
4 3 (5.17%) Git (software)
4 3 (5.17%) SoapUI
5 2 (3.45%) Cucumber
5 2 (3.45%) Flyway
5 2 (3.45%) Gradle
5 2 (3.45%) JDeveloper
5 2 (3.45%) Maven
5 2 (3.45%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (1.72%) ERwin
General
1 9 (15.52%) Retail
2 2 (3.45%) Banking
2 2 (3.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 30 (51.72%) Developer
2 15 (25.86%) Architect
3 13 (22.41%) Solutions Architect
4 12 (20.69%) Java Developer
5 7 (12.07%) .NET Developer
5 7 (12.07%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (12.07%) C# Developer
6 6 (10.34%) J2EE Developer
6 6 (10.34%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 5 (8.62%) Business Intelligence Architect
7 5 (8.62%) Business Intelligence Solutions Architect
7 5 (8.62%) Integration Architect
8 4 (6.90%) Data Architect
8 4 (6.90%) HTML Developer
8 4 (6.90%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (6.90%) Lead Developer
9 3 (5.17%) Integration Analyst
9 3 (5.17%) Lead Java Developer
9 3 (5.17%) Technical Leader
9 3 (5.17%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (37.93%) Web Services
2 17 (29.31%) XML
3 16 (27.59%) SOAP
4 13 (22.41%) .NET
4 13 (22.41%) RESTful
5 12 (20.69%) J2EE
6 11 (18.97%) Hibernate
6 11 (18.97%) Spring
7 10 (17.24%) IBM Integration Bus
7 10 (17.24%) JSP
8 9 (15.52%) CSS
8 9 (15.52%) HTML
9 7 (12.07%) jQuery
9 7 (12.07%) REST
10 6 (10.34%) Java EE
10 6 (10.34%) JSON
10 6 (10.34%) WSDL
11 5 (8.62%) HTML5
11 5 (8.62%) XSD
12 4 (6.90%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (10.34%) Data Integration
2 6 (10.34%) DataPower
3 4 (6.90%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.45%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.45%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.72%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.97%) Linux
2 5 (8.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (8.62%) Windows
3 3 (5.17%) Unix
4 2 (3.45%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.72%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (17.24%) MVC
2 10 (17.24%) Scrum
2 10 (17.24%) Waterfall
3 9 (15.52%) SDLC
4 8 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (10.34%) Data Modelling
5 6 (10.34%) E-Commerce
5 6 (10.34%) ETL
5 6 (10.34%) Front End Development
5 6 (10.34%) ITIL
5 6 (10.34%) Release Management
6 5 (8.62%) Continuous Deployment
6 5 (8.62%) Data Management
6 5 (8.62%) OO
6 5 (8.62%) RUP
6 5 (8.62%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (8.62%) TDD
6 5 (8.62%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 23 (39.66%) Java
2 10 (17.24%) C#
2 10 (17.24%) SQL
3 9 (15.52%) JavaScript
4 4 (6.90%) PL/SQL
5 3 (5.17%) Shell Script
6 2 (3.45%) XAML
7 1 (1.72%) C
7 1 (1.72%) C++
7 1 (1.72%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.72%) Python
7 1 (1.72%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.72%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (15.52%) Sun Certification
2 3 (5.17%) OCMJD
3 2 (3.45%) Degree
3 2 (3.45%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.45%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.72%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.34%) Data Quality
2 3 (5.17%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (5.17%) CA Service Virtualization
2 2 (3.45%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (1.72%) Nagios
3 1 (1.72%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (24.14%) SAP
2 10 (17.24%) Microsoft
3 8 (13.79%) Oracle
4 6 (10.34%) IBM
5 5 (8.62%) Dell
5 5 (8.62%) VMware
6 4 (6.90%) Software AG
6 4 (6.90%) webMethods
7 3 (5.17%) CA
7 3 (5.17%) HP
7 3 (5.17%) Sun
7 3 (5.17%) TIBCO
8 2 (3.45%) Red Hat
8 2 (3.45%) Talend
8 2 (3.45%) WSO2
9 1 (1.72%) Apigee
9 1 (1.72%) Endeca
9 1 (1.72%) Twitter