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 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 62 68 73
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +5
Contract jobs citing SOA 33 25 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.97% 1.59% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.96% 2.36% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 13 8
Average daily rate
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£425 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £289 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £445 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £24.00 £37.75
% change year-on-year
+97.91% -36.42%
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
1116 1059 960
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 66.63% 67.45% 64.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 641 602 452
Average daily rate £375 £320 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £140 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 45 78
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% -41.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.40 £40.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.40 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-14.96% +1.37%

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 25 November 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 25 November 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
Northamptonshire -1 14 £450 -10.00% 1
Derbyshire +12 6 £370 - 2
Nottinghamshire +4 5 £295 -8.52% 1
Lincolnshire - 1 - -
Leicestershire - - - - 1
SOA
England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 24 (38.71%) XML
2 23 (37.10%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (35.48%) Java
4 19 (30.65%) HTML
4 19 (30.65%) Oracle
4 19 (30.65%) Web Services
4 19 (30.65%) WebSphere
5 16 (25.81%) JMS
5 16 (25.81%) HTTP
6 15 (24.19%) WebSphere MQ
6 15 (24.19%) Middleware
7 14 (22.58%) Linux
8 13 (20.97%) XSD
9 12 (19.35%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 12 (19.35%) REST
10 11 (17.74%) SAP
10 11 (17.74%) WSDL
10 11 (17.74%) HTTPS
11 10 (16.13%) .NET
11 10 (16.13%) CSS
11 10 (16.13%) Scrum
11 10 (16.13%) CSS3
11 10 (16.13%) Jenkins
11 10 (16.13%) HTML5
12 9 (14.52%) MVC
12 9 (14.52%) XSLT
12 9 (14.52%) IBM
13 8 (12.90%) JavaScript
13 8 (12.90%) WebLogic
13 8 (12.90%) Finance

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 19 (30.65%) WebSphere
2 8 (12.90%) WebLogic
2 8 (12.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 7 (11.29%) NetWeaver
4 4 (6.45%) Oracle Service Bus
5 3 (4.84%) Apache
5 3 (4.84%) CICS
6 2 (3.23%) Tomcat
6 2 (3.23%) NServiceBus
7 1 (1.61%) WebLogic Integration
7 1 (1.61%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (1.61%) IIS
7 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 7 (11.29%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (4.84%) Teamcenter
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.45%) Force.com
2 1 (1.61%) IaaS
2 1 (1.61%) SaaS
2 1 (1.61%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (25.81%) HTTP
2 11 (17.74%) HTTPS
3 4 (6.45%) SSL
4 3 (4.84%) Intranet
4 3 (4.84%) Internet
5 2 (3.23%) Firewall
6 1 (1.61%) SSH
6 1 (1.61%) DMZ
6 1 (1.61%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.68%) SQL Server
1 6 (9.68%) Relational Database
2 5 (8.06%) DB2
3 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.61%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.61%) SQLPlus
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.61%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 10 (16.13%) Jenkins
2 7 (11.29%) Hudson
3 6 (9.68%) SoapUI
3 6 (9.68%) Cucumber
3 6 (9.68%) Mockito
3 6 (9.68%) WebDriver
3 6 (9.68%) Selenium
4 5 (8.06%) Ant
4 5 (8.06%) ClearCase
5 4 (6.45%) Eclipse
5 4 (6.45%) JDeveloper
5 4 (6.45%) Maven
5 4 (6.45%) Subversion
5 4 (6.45%) Git (software)
6 2 (3.23%) Introscope
7 1 (1.61%) Fiddler
7 1 (1.61%) Oracle Forms
General
1 8 (12.90%) Finance
2 5 (8.06%) Retail
3 3 (4.84%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.23%) Banking
5 1 (1.61%) Games
Job Titles
1 21 (33.87%) Developer
2 17 (27.42%) Architect
3 10 (16.13%) Solutions Architect
4 7 (11.29%) Java Developer
5 6 (9.68%) Hybris Developer
6 5 (8.06%) Analyst
7 4 (6.45%) Change Manager
7 4 (6.45%) Administrator
7 4 (6.45%) Technical Architect
7 4 (6.45%) Salesforce.com Architect
8 3 (4.84%) Middleware Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) Technical Solutions Architect
8 3 (4.84%) Software Developer
8 3 (4.84%) Business Analyst
8 3 (4.84%) Integration Architect
8 3 (4.84%) WebLogic Administrator
8 3 (4.84%) C# Developer
8 3 (4.84%) Oracle Developer
9 2 (3.23%) Technical Analyst
9 2 (3.23%) Technical Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (38.71%) XML
2 19 (30.65%) HTML
2 19 (30.65%) Web Services
3 16 (25.81%) JMS
4 15 (24.19%) WebSphere MQ
4 15 (24.19%) Middleware
5 13 (20.97%) XSD
6 12 (19.35%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 12 (19.35%) REST
7 11 (17.74%) WSDL
8 10 (16.13%) .NET
8 10 (16.13%) CSS
8 10 (16.13%) CSS3
8 10 (16.13%) HTML5
9 9 (14.52%) XSLT
10 8 (12.90%) jQuery
11 7 (11.29%) JSON
11 7 (11.29%) ActiveMQ
11 7 (11.29%) Spring
11 7 (11.29%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.90%) DataPower
2 7 (11.29%) Open Source
3 5 (8.06%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (4.84%) User Experience
4 3 (4.84%) Visualisation
5 2 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.61%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.61%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.61%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 14 (22.58%) Linux
2 6 (9.68%) UNIX
3 4 (6.45%) Windows
4 3 (4.84%) SUSE
5 1 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (37.10%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (16.13%) Scrum
3 9 (14.52%) MVC
4 7 (11.29%) BPEL
4 7 (11.29%) EAI
4 7 (11.29%) E-Commerce
5 6 (9.68%) UML
5 6 (9.68%) OO
5 6 (9.68%) Change Management
5 6 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (9.68%) Mentoring
6 5 (8.06%) BPMN
6 5 (8.06%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (8.06%) TDD
7 4 (6.45%) OOP
7 4 (6.45%) Process Management
7 4 (6.45%) Software Architecture
8 3 (4.84%) Waterfall
8 3 (4.84%) Statistical Analysis
8 3 (4.84%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 22 (35.48%) Java
2 8 (12.90%) JavaScript
3 7 (11.29%) C++
4 6 (9.68%) C#
5 3 (4.84%) Shell Script
5 3 (4.84%) SQL
5 3 (4.84%) C
5 3 (4.84%) Python
6 1 (1.61%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
6 1 (1.61%) XPath
6 1 (1.61%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (4.84%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.61%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.23%) CA Wily
1 2 (3.23%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (1.61%) WMI
Vendors
1 19 (30.65%) Oracle
2 11 (17.74%) SAP
3 9 (14.52%) IBM
4 6 (9.68%) Intel
4 6 (9.68%) hybris
5 5 (8.06%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (4.84%) Siemens
7 2 (3.23%) CA
7 2 (3.23%) SolarWinds
7 2 (3.23%) Twitter
8 1 (1.61%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.61%) Citrix
8 1 (1.61%) Software AG
8 1 (1.61%) HP