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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
England / East Midlands
Rank 74 69 66
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -3
Contract jobs citing SOA 19 26 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.30% 1.63% 1.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.64% 2.07% 2.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 11
Median daily rate £425 £450 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +52.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £300 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £588 £340
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £465 £450
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £50.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +42.85%

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
1160 1258 1151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 79.40% 78.87% 75.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 732 763 647
Median daily rate £375 £380 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £263 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 35 44
Median hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.86 £10.00 £10.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £43.75 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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 23 February 2017.

SOA Daily Rate Histogram 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 23 February 2017. 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 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 -3 8 - - 4
Leicestershire +11 7 £515 -12.34% 1
Nottinghamshire -4 6 - - 1
Lincolnshire - 3 - - 1
Derbyshire -7 1 £425 -
SOA
England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 13 (52.00%) SOAP
1 13 (52.00%) REST
2 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (44.00%) TDD
2 11 (44.00%) JSON
3 10 (40.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 10 (40.00%) Oracle
3 10 (40.00%) Scrum
4 9 (36.00%) XML
4 9 (36.00%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (32.00%) Git (software)
5 8 (32.00%) Web Services
5 8 (32.00%) .NET
6 7 (28.00%) JavaScript
6 7 (28.00%) Linux
7 6 (24.00%) Python
7 6 (24.00%) E-Commerce
7 6 (24.00%) HTTP
7 6 (24.00%) TCP/IP
7 6 (24.00%) DNS
7 6 (24.00%) Java
7 6 (24.00%) SSL
7 6 (24.00%) RESTful
7 6 (24.00%) PaaS
7 6 (24.00%) IaaS
7 6 (24.00%) Node.js
7 6 (24.00%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (24.00%) Docker
7 6 (24.00%) Kanban
7 6 (24.00%) Ubuntu

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 10 (40.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (12.00%) JBoss
3 1 (4.00%) IIS
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle BPEL
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 6 (24.00%) IaaS
1 6 (24.00%) PaaS
2 1 (4.00%) Boomi
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) DNS
1 6 (24.00%) HTTP
1 6 (24.00%) SSL
1 6 (24.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) MySQL
2 1 (4.00%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 8 (32.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (12.00%) Subversion
3 2 (8.00%) Maven
4 1 (4.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (4.00%) Hudson
4 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.00%) JIRA
4 1 (4.00%) JUnit
4 1 (4.00%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (4.00%) Finance
1 1 (4.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Developer
2 6 (24.00%) Architect
3 5 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Integration Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Platform Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (12.00%) Consultant
5 3 (12.00%) E-Commerce Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Integration Architect
5 3 (12.00%) webMethods Architect
6 2 (8.00%) Business Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Business Integration Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) SOA Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Technical Architect
7 1 (4.00%) Database Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) Oracle SOA Architect
7 1 (4.00%) Oracle SOA Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) Software Architect
7 1 (4.00%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (52.00%) REST
1 13 (52.00%) SOAP
2 11 (44.00%) JSON
3 9 (36.00%) XML
4 8 (32.00%) .NET
4 8 (32.00%) Web Services
5 6 (24.00%) Node.js
5 6 (24.00%) RESTful
6 4 (16.00%) Hibernate
6 4 (16.00%) Java EE
6 4 (16.00%) JPA
6 4 (16.00%) Spring
6 4 (16.00%) XSLT
7 2 (8.00%) Spring MVC
7 2 (8.00%) XSD
8 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
8 1 (4.00%) Drools
8 1 (4.00%) JAX-WS
8 1 (4.00%) OpenID
8 1 (4.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) Linux
2 6 (24.00%) CoreOS
2 6 (24.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (4.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (44.00%) TDD
2 10 (40.00%) Scrum
3 9 (36.00%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (24.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 6 (24.00%) E-Commerce
4 6 (24.00%) Kanban
5 4 (16.00%) MVC
5 4 (16.00%) Use Case
6 3 (12.00%) Network Architecture
6 3 (12.00%) Project Planning
7 2 (8.00%) BDD
7 2 (8.00%) OO
7 2 (8.00%) Open Source
7 2 (8.00%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (8.00%) Refactoring
7 2 (8.00%) SDLC
7 2 (8.00%) SOLID
7 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (8.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (24.00%) Java
2 6 (24.00%) Python
3 4 (16.00%) SQL
4 3 (12.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.00%) C#
5 1 (4.00%) MATLAB
5 1 (4.00%) XAML
5 1 (4.00%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 6 (24.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (24.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (40.00%) Oracle
2 3 (12.00%) Software AG
2 3 (12.00%) webMethods
2 3 (12.00%) WSO2
3 1 (4.00%) Apigee
3 1 (4.00%) Dell
3 1 (4.00%) IBM
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.00%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (4.00%) MuleSoft
3 1 (4.00%) Tableau
3 1 (4.00%) TIBCO