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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 72 81 82
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +1
Contract jobs citing SOA 22 16 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.39% 0.97% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.96% 1.33% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 4
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£450 £425 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +19.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £307 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £523 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £29.50 £32.10
% change year-on-year
+27.11% -8.09%
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
1121 1203 1016
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 70.90% 73.00% 65.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 593 609 430
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 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £476 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 49 82
Average hourly rate £17.50 £36.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.05% +7.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £56.21 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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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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 +11 11 £450 -13.87% 5
Nottinghamshire +9 6 £275 -21.42% 2
Derbyshire +1 1 £300 -40.00%
Lincolnshire - - - -
SOA
England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (43.40%) XML
2 21 (39.62%) WebSphere
3 18 (33.96%) Java
3 18 (33.96%) WebSphere MQ
4 17 (32.08%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 15 (28.30%) Oracle
6 14 (26.42%) HTML
6 14 (26.42%) HTTP
7 13 (24.53%) JMS
7 13 (24.53%) Web Services
7 13 (24.53%) .NET
8 12 (22.64%) SQL Server
8 12 (22.64%) XSD
8 12 (22.64%) HTTPS
8 12 (22.64%) IBM
8 12 (22.64%) Middleware
8 12 (22.64%) REST
9 11 (20.75%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (18.87%) WSDL
10 10 (18.87%) SAP
11 9 (16.98%) Windows
11 9 (16.98%) Linux
11 9 (16.98%) JSON
11 9 (16.98%) DataPower
12 8 (15.09%) ASP.NET
12 8 (15.09%) NetWeaver
13 7 (13.21%) BizTalk Server
13 7 (13.21%) Salesforce.com
13 7 (13.21%) Intel
13 7 (13.21%) EAI

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 21 (39.62%) WebSphere
2 8 (15.09%) NetWeaver
3 7 (13.21%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (7.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (7.55%) WebLogic
5 3 (5.66%) Oracle Service Bus
6 2 (3.77%) CICS
6 2 (3.77%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.89%) WebLogic Integration
7 1 (1.89%) Apache
7 1 (1.89%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 5 (9.43%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (3.77%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.89%) Teamcenter
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (7.55%) Force.com
3 3 (5.66%) SaaS
4 2 (3.77%) PaaS
4 2 (3.77%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (26.42%) HTTP
2 12 (22.64%) HTTPS
3 3 (5.66%) SSL
3 3 (5.66%) Firewall
4 2 (3.77%) Intranet
4 2 (3.77%) Internet
4 2 (3.77%) DMZ
5 1 (1.89%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (22.64%) SQL Server
2 7 (13.21%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (13.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (9.43%) DB2
4 4 (7.55%) Relational Database
5 3 (5.66%) Oracle Database
5 3 (5.66%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.89%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.89%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 5 (9.43%) Jenkins
2 4 (7.55%) Hudson
2 4 (7.55%) Ant
3 3 (5.66%) ClearCase
3 3 (5.66%) JDeveloper
3 3 (5.66%) Eclipse
3 3 (5.66%) Selenium
3 3 (5.66%) Cucumber
3 3 (5.66%) SoapUI
3 3 (5.66%) Mockito
3 3 (5.66%) WebDriver
4 2 (3.77%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.77%) Subversion
4 2 (3.77%) Maven
5 1 (1.89%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.89%) JIRA
General
1 5 (9.43%) Finance
2 3 (5.66%) Retail
3 1 (1.89%) Games
3 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.89%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (41.51%) Architect
2 17 (32.08%) Developer
3 12 (22.64%) Solutions Architect
4 7 (13.21%) Integration Architect
4 7 (13.21%) BizTalk Developer
5 4 (7.55%) Salesforce.com Architect
5 4 (7.55%) Technical Architect
6 3 (5.66%) Technical Solutions Architect
6 3 (5.66%) WebSphere Architect
6 3 (5.66%) Java Developer
6 3 (5.66%) Hybris Developer
7 2 (3.77%) SOA Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Lead Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.77%) ScrumMaster
7 2 (3.77%) Lead Architect
7 2 (3.77%) Systems Integrator
7 2 (3.77%) Oracle Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Administrator
7 2 (3.77%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (43.40%) XML
2 18 (33.96%) WebSphere MQ
3 17 (32.08%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 14 (26.42%) HTML
5 13 (24.53%) JMS
5 13 (24.53%) Web Services
5 13 (24.53%) .NET
6 12 (22.64%) XSD
6 12 (22.64%) Middleware
6 12 (22.64%) REST
7 10 (18.87%) WSDL
8 9 (16.98%) JSON
9 8 (15.09%) ASP.NET
10 7 (13.21%) WCF
11 5 (9.43%) CSS
11 5 (9.43%) SOAP
11 5 (9.43%) Spring
11 5 (9.43%) ActiveMQ
11 5 (9.43%) AppFabric
12 4 (7.55%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.98%) DataPower
2 5 (9.43%) Open Source
3 4 (7.55%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.77%) Clustering
5 2 (3.77%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.89%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.89%) User Experience
6 1 (1.89%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.98%) Windows
1 9 (16.98%) Linux
2 3 (5.66%) UNIX
3 2 (3.77%) SUSE
4 1 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.89%) Android
4 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.75%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (13.21%) EAI
2 7 (13.21%) Scrum
3 4 (7.55%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (7.55%) Mentoring
3 4 (7.55%) BPEL
3 4 (7.55%) Software Engineering
3 4 (7.55%) MVC
3 4 (7.55%) E-Commerce
4 3 (5.66%) UML
4 3 (5.66%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (5.66%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (5.66%) Business Analysis
4 3 (5.66%) Software Architecture
5 2 (3.77%) Release Management
5 2 (3.77%) Load Balancing
5 2 (3.77%) BPMN
5 2 (3.77%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (3.77%) Service Delivery
5 2 (3.77%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (33.96%) Java
2 7 (13.21%) C#
3 6 (11.32%) C++
4 5 (9.43%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.66%) SQL
6 2 (3.77%) Shell Script
6 2 (3.77%) C
6 2 (3.77%) Python
7 1 (1.89%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.89%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.89%) XPath
7 1 (1.89%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 2 (3.77%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (28.30%) Oracle
2 12 (22.64%) IBM
3 10 (18.87%) SAP
4 7 (13.21%) Salesforce.com
4 7 (13.21%) Intel
5 3 (5.66%) hybris
6 2 (3.77%) ServiceNow
6 2 (3.77%) Software AG
7 1 (1.89%) Siemens
7 1 (1.89%) Citrix
7 1 (1.89%) AccuRev
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