The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the East Midlands region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 75 57 68
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +11
Contract jobs citing SOA 23 35 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.42% 2.67% 1.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.94% 3.91% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 17 12
Average daily rate £370 £400 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £320 £435
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £540 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.00 £34.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+35.29% +4.61%
Processes & Methodologies Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1186 896 911
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 73.26% 68.29% 64.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 618 441 439
Average daily rate £350 £355 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% -5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 70 71
Average hourly rate £22.25 £27.00 £44.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.59% -38.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.81 £12.00 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
SOA
England

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire -9 9 £400 -5.88% 1
Derbyshire -14 5 £325 -45.83%
Nottinghamshire -18 3 - - 9
Leicestershire - 1 - -
Lincolnshire - - - -
SOA
England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 17 (39.53%) .NET
2 15 (34.88%) C#
3 14 (32.56%) Web Services
3 14 (32.56%) MVC
4 13 (30.23%) Java
4 13 (30.23%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (27.91%) TDD
6 11 (25.58%) SQL Server
7 10 (23.26%) XML
8 9 (20.93%) CSS
8 9 (20.93%) JavaScript
8 9 (20.93%) HTML
8 9 (20.93%) Scrum
9 8 (18.60%) ASP.NET
9 8 (18.60%) Spring
9 8 (18.60%) WCF
10 7 (16.28%) JSON
10 7 (16.28%) Windows
10 7 (16.28%) Middleware
10 7 (16.28%) HTML5
10 7 (16.28%) REST
11 6 (13.95%) CSS3
11 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Azure
11 6 (13.95%) Oracle
11 6 (13.95%) jQuery
12 5 (11.63%) Ext JS
12 5 (11.63%) J2EE
12 5 (11.63%) HTTP
12 5 (11.63%) InterSystems
12 5 (11.63%) JSLint

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 4 (9.30%) NServiceBus
1 4 (9.30%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (6.98%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.33%) IIS
3 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.63%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (25.58%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.30%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (9.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.65%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.65%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.65%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.33%) InterSystems Cache
4 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.65%) Ant
2 2 (4.65%) Subversion
3 1 (2.33%) JIRA
3 1 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (6.98%) Retail
2 2 (4.65%) Finance
3 1 (2.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (62.79%) Developer
2 8 (18.60%) Architect
2 8 (18.60%) .NET Developer
3 5 (11.63%) C# Developer
4 4 (9.30%) BizTalk Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (6.98%) Programmer
5 3 (6.98%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Oracle SOA Developer
6 2 (4.65%) SOA Developer
6 2 (4.65%) UI Programmer
6 2 (4.65%) Integration Architect
6 2 (4.65%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (4.65%) .NET Programmer
6 2 (4.65%) Agile .NET Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Agile C# Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (4.65%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (39.53%) .NET
2 14 (32.56%) Web Services
3 10 (23.26%) XML
4 9 (20.93%) CSS
4 9 (20.93%) HTML
5 8 (18.60%) ASP.NET
5 8 (18.60%) Spring
5 8 (18.60%) WCF
6 7 (16.28%) JSON
6 7 (16.28%) Middleware
6 7 (16.28%) HTML5
6 7 (16.28%) REST
7 6 (13.95%) CSS3
7 6 (13.95%) jQuery
8 5 (11.63%) Ext JS
8 5 (11.63%) J2EE
8 5 (11.63%) JSLint
9 4 (9.30%) AppFabric
9 4 (9.30%) Hibernate
9 4 (9.30%) DWR
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.98%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.65%) DataPower
3 1 (2.33%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.33%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.33%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.28%) Windows
2 1 (2.33%) Android
2 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (32.56%) MVC
2 13 (30.23%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (27.91%) TDD
4 9 (20.93%) Scrum
5 4 (9.30%) Pair Programming
5 4 (9.30%) Kanban
6 3 (6.98%) E-Commerce
6 3 (6.98%) Quality Management
7 2 (4.65%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (4.65%) BDD
7 2 (4.65%) Data Modelling
7 2 (4.65%) Data Management
7 2 (4.65%) TOGAF
7 2 (4.65%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (4.65%) Data Analysis
7 2 (4.65%) Web Development
7 2 (4.65%) Data Architecture
7 2 (4.65%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (2.33%) Time Management
8 1 (2.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (34.88%) C#
2 13 (30.23%) Java
3 9 (20.93%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.33%) C
4 1 (2.33%) SQL
4 1 (2.33%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.33%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (2.33%) PMP
1 1 (2.33%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) COBIT
1 1 (2.33%) QA
1 1 (2.33%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 6 (13.95%) Oracle
2 5 (11.63%) InterSystems
2 5 (11.63%) Sencha
3 4 (9.30%) JBoss
4 2 (4.65%) IBM
4 2 (4.65%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.33%) AccuRev
5 1 (2.33%) Intel
5 1 (2.33%) TIBCO
5 1 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.33%) webMethods
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