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 31 August 2015 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 48 61 77
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +16
Contract jobs citing SOA 51 29 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 3.10% 1.94% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.04% 2.70% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 10 10
Average daily rate
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£513 £393 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.57% -7.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £275 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £579 £503 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £435 £377
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +15.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +18.64%
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
1261 1075 1202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 76.66% 71.95% 74.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 779 572 616
Average daily rate £375 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 47 51
Average hourly rate £19.08 £17.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.02% -51.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.21 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £56.32
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.35%

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 31 August 2015.

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 31 August 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Northamptonshire +14 20 £475 +1.60% 1
Nottinghamshire -1 16 £525 +90.90% 1
Derbyshire +1 4 - -
Leicestershire - 1 £650 -
SOA
England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 43 (53.09%) Java
2 42 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (40.74%) Web Services
4 27 (33.33%) Oracle
5 22 (27.16%) Java EE
6 21 (25.93%) hybris
6 21 (25.93%) JavaScript
7 20 (24.69%) Hibernate
8 19 (23.46%) JBoss
8 19 (23.46%) E-Commerce
9 18 (22.22%) Oracle Database
9 18 (22.22%) Spring
10 17 (20.99%) MVC
11 16 (19.75%) Stakeholder Management
11 16 (19.75%) JUnit
12 13 (16.05%) JSP
12 13 (16.05%) JPA
13 12 (14.81%) Waterfall
13 12 (14.81%) SOAP
13 12 (14.81%) XML
13 12 (14.81%) Subversion
14 11 (13.58%) Middleware
14 11 (13.58%) ERP
15 10 (12.35%) Tomcat
15 10 (12.35%) Data Modelling
15 10 (12.35%) SAP
15 10 (12.35%) SQL
15 10 (12.35%) TOGAF
16 9 (11.11%) Migration
16 9 (11.11%) Retail

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 19 (23.46%) JBoss
2 10 (12.35%) Tomcat
3 9 (11.11%) WebSphere
4 4 (4.94%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (2.47%) Apache Solr
5 2 (2.47%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.23%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.23%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.23%) Mule ESB
6 1 (1.23%) AquaLogic
6 1 (1.23%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.23%) Mule
6 1 (1.23%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.23%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (1.23%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (1.23%) WebLogic Integration
Applications
1 1 (1.23%) MS Project
1 1 (1.23%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.23%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (1.23%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 6 (7.41%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.23%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.23%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (1.23%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.23%) SAP CRM
2 1 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.23%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.23%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.47%) Intranet
1 2 (2.47%) HTTP
2 1 (1.23%) SAN
2 1 (1.23%) Internet
2 1 (1.23%) Network Security
2 1 (1.23%) Converged Networks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (22.22%) Oracle Database
2 7 (8.64%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (6.17%) SQL Server
3 5 (6.17%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (2.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.47%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.23%) MySQL
5 1 (1.23%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.23%) DB2
5 1 (1.23%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.23%) SAP BI
5 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 16 (19.75%) JUnit
2 12 (14.81%) Subversion
3 9 (11.11%) Maven
4 8 (9.88%) Jenkins
5 5 (6.17%) SoapUI
6 4 (4.94%) Selenium
6 4 (4.94%) Eclipse
6 4 (4.94%) JDeveloper
7 3 (3.70%) Checkstyle
7 3 (3.70%) QUnit
7 3 (3.70%) Ant
8 2 (2.47%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.23%) WebDriver
9 1 (1.23%) Oracle Forms
General
1 9 (11.11%) Retail
2 7 (8.64%) Finance
3 5 (6.17%) Manufacturing
3 5 (6.17%) Front Office
4 2 (2.47%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.23%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.23%) Local Government
5 1 (1.23%) Marketing
5 1 (1.23%) Publishing
5 1 (1.23%) Banking
Job Titles
1 36 (44.44%) Architect
2 29 (35.80%) Developer
3 19 (23.46%) Java Developer
4 12 (14.81%) Solutions Architect
5 10 (12.35%) Integration Architect
5 10 (12.35%) Hybris Architect
6 7 (8.64%) Data Architect
7 4 (4.94%) Analyst
7 4 (4.94%) Test Analyst
7 4 (4.94%) Web Developer
7 4 (4.94%) Java Web Developer
7 4 (4.94%) Java Architect
7 4 (4.94%) Agile Test Analyst
7 4 (4.94%) Hybris Developer
8 3 (3.70%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (3.70%) Middleware Architect
8 3 (3.70%) .NET Developer
8 3 (3.70%) C# Developer
8 3 (3.70%) Consultant
8 3 (3.70%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (40.74%) Web Services
2 22 (27.16%) Java EE
3 20 (24.69%) Hibernate
4 18 (22.22%) Spring
5 13 (16.05%) JSP
5 13 (16.05%) JPA
6 12 (14.81%) SOAP
6 12 (14.81%) XML
7 11 (13.58%) Middleware
8 9 (11.11%) Spring MVC
9 8 (9.88%) HTML
9 8 (9.88%) CSS
10 7 (8.64%) .NET
10 7 (8.64%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 7 (8.64%) RESTful
10 7 (8.64%) WebSphere MQ
11 6 (7.41%) Struts
12 5 (6.17%) JMS
12 5 (6.17%) ASP.NET
12 5 (6.17%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.41%) Data Integration
2 5 (6.17%) DataPower
2 5 (6.17%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (4.94%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.70%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.70%) User Experience
4 3 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.23%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.23%) Web 2.0
5 1 (1.23%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.23%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.88%) Linux
2 6 (7.41%) UNIX
3 3 (3.70%) Windows
4 1 (1.23%) AIX
4 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (23.46%) E-Commerce
3 17 (20.99%) MVC
4 16 (19.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (14.81%) Waterfall
6 11 (13.58%) ERP
7 10 (12.35%) Data Modelling
7 10 (12.35%) TOGAF
8 9 (11.11%) Migration
8 9 (11.11%) B2B
8 9 (11.11%) B2C
9 8 (9.88%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (9.88%) Zachman Framework
9 8 (9.88%) Enterprise Architecture
10 7 (8.64%) Data Migration
10 7 (8.64%) SDLC
10 7 (8.64%) EAI
11 6 (7.41%) Data Analysis
11 6 (7.41%) Workflow
11 6 (7.41%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 43 (53.09%) Java
2 21 (25.93%) JavaScript
3 10 (12.35%) SQL
4 7 (8.64%) PL/SQL
5 5 (6.17%) C#
6 2 (2.47%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.23%) Ruby
7 1 (1.23%) XPath
7 1 (1.23%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.23%) C
7 1 (1.23%) C++
7 1 (1.23%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.23%) VB
7 1 (1.23%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 6 (7.41%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.17%) Degree
2 5 (6.17%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.47%) HND
3 2 (2.47%) Sun Certification
3 2 (2.47%) OCMJD
4 1 (1.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.23%) MCPD
4 1 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.23%) CCNA
4 1 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.47%) QA
2 1 (1.23%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (2.47%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.23%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (2.47%) Oracle Identity Manager
1 2 (2.47%) CA LISA
2 1 (1.23%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.23%) SCCM
2 1 (1.23%) SCOM
Vendors
1 27 (33.33%) Oracle
2 21 (25.93%) hybris
3 10 (12.35%) SAP
4 7 (8.64%) IBM
5 6 (7.41%) TIBCO
6 5 (6.17%) Endeca
7 4 (4.94%) Microsoft
8 3 (3.70%) HP
9 2 (2.47%) Sun
9 2 (2.47%) CA
10 1 (1.23%) Informatica
10 1 (1.23%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (1.23%) Citrix
10 1 (1.23%) Software AG
10 1 (1.23%) Callidus
10 1 (1.23%) MuleSoft
10 1 (1.23%) webMethods
10 1 (1.23%) ATG
10 1 (1.23%) OpenText
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Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
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Rate: £400 - £500 per day
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