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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 62 80 57
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -23
Contract jobs citing SOA 31 16 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.98% 1.09% 1.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.67% 1.48% 2.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 11
Average daily rate
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£288 £363 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.68% -10.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £307 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +13.97%
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
1160 1082 841
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 74.12% 73.51% 67.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 646 557 422
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £140 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 68 77
Average hourly rate £16.00 £27.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.81% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.05 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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
Nottinghamshire +2 13 £260 -35.12% 3
Northamptonshire -9 6 £281 -29.68% 2
Derbyshire +10 2 £328 +6.67%
Leicestershire - - - -
SOA
England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 25 (39.06%) Java
1 25 (39.06%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (32.81%) HTML
2 21 (32.81%) Web Services
3 20 (31.25%) Oracle
4 16 (25.00%) XML
5 15 (23.44%) MVC
6 14 (21.88%) JavaScript
6 14 (21.88%) .NET
6 14 (21.88%) JMS
6 14 (21.88%) REST
7 13 (20.31%) CSS
7 13 (20.31%) WebSphere
8 12 (18.75%) ActiveMQ
8 12 (18.75%) Middleware
8 12 (18.75%) Open Source
9 11 (17.19%) Spring
9 11 (17.19%) HTTP
10 10 (15.63%) Data Modelling
10 10 (15.63%) Retail
10 10 (15.63%) HTML5
10 10 (15.63%) CSS3
10 10 (15.63%) Data Governance
11 9 (14.06%) Enterprise Software
11 9 (14.06%) jQuery
11 9 (14.06%) Data Migration
11 9 (14.06%) Migration
11 9 (14.06%) Data Warehouse
11 9 (14.06%) WebSphere MQ
11 9 (14.06%) Linux

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 13 (20.31%) WebSphere
2 8 (12.50%) WebLogic
3 7 (10.94%) Tomcat
4 6 (9.38%) NetWeaver
5 5 (7.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 4 (6.25%) JBoss
7 3 (4.69%) Apache
8 2 (3.13%) IIS
8 2 (3.13%) NServiceBus
9 1 (1.56%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
9 1 (1.56%) MQSeries
9 1 (1.56%) CICS
9 1 (1.56%) Jetty
9 1 (1.56%) Oracle Service Bus
Business Applications
1 3 (4.69%) Teamcenter
1 3 (4.69%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.56%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 11 (17.19%) HTTP
2 7 (10.94%) HTTPS
3 6 (9.38%) DMZ
3 6 (9.38%) Firewall
4 2 (3.13%) Intranet
4 2 (3.13%) Internet
5 1 (1.56%) SSL
5 1 (1.56%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.06%) SQL Server
1 9 (14.06%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (12.50%) DB2
3 4 (6.25%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.13%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.56%) MySQL
5 1 (1.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 7 (10.94%) Mockito
2 7 (10.94%) Subversion
2 7 (10.94%) Maven
3 6 (9.38%) Selenium
3 6 (9.38%) Cucumber
3 6 (9.38%) WebDriver
4 4 (6.25%) SoapUI
4 4 (6.25%) Ant
4 4 (6.25%) JUnit
5 3 (4.69%) Hudson
5 3 (4.69%) Git (software)
6 2 (3.13%) Introscope
6 2 (3.13%) ClearCase
6 2 (3.13%) Fiddler
7 1 (1.56%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.56%) JDeveloper
7 1 (1.56%) Log4j
General
1 10 (15.63%) Retail
2 5 (7.81%) Finance
3 3 (4.69%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.13%) Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (37.50%) Developer
2 20 (31.25%) Architect
3 13 (20.31%) Java Developer
4 10 (15.63%) Data Architect
5 8 (12.50%) Integration Architect
6 7 (10.94%) Designer
7 6 (9.38%) Hybris Developer
7 6 (9.38%) WebLogic Administrator
7 6 (9.38%) Analyst
7 6 (9.38%) Administrator
8 4 (6.25%) Change Manager
8 4 (6.25%) Software Developer
9 3 (4.69%) Business Analyst
9 3 (4.69%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (4.69%) C# Developer
10 2 (3.13%) Technical Analyst
10 2 (3.13%) Technical Test Analyst
10 2 (3.13%) Oracle Developer
10 2 (3.13%) Test Analyst
10 2 (3.13%) Senior WebLogic Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (32.81%) HTML
1 21 (32.81%) Web Services
2 16 (25.00%) XML
3 14 (21.88%) JMS
3 14 (21.88%) .NET
3 14 (21.88%) REST
4 13 (20.31%) CSS
5 12 (18.75%) Middleware
5 12 (18.75%) ActiveMQ
6 11 (17.19%) Spring
7 10 (15.63%) CSS3
7 10 (15.63%) HTML5
8 9 (14.06%) jQuery
8 9 (14.06%) WebSphere MQ
9 8 (12.50%) WSDL
9 8 (12.50%) XSD
9 8 (12.50%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 8 (12.50%) Hibernate
10 7 (10.94%) JSON
11 6 (9.38%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.75%) Open Source
2 9 (14.06%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (12.50%) DataPower
4 6 (9.38%) Clustering
5 3 (4.69%) Visualisation
5 3 (4.69%) User Experience
6 2 (3.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.06%) Linux
2 6 (9.38%) UNIX
3 2 (3.13%) Windows
4 1 (1.56%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (39.06%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (23.44%) MVC
3 10 (15.63%) Data Modelling
3 10 (15.63%) Data Governance
4 9 (14.06%) Data Migration
4 9 (14.06%) Migration
5 8 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (10.94%) TDD
6 7 (10.94%) OO
6 7 (10.94%) E-Commerce
7 6 (9.38%) UML
7 6 (9.38%) Change Management
7 6 (9.38%) Load Balancing
7 6 (9.38%) Mentoring
8 5 (7.81%) Scrum
9 4 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (6.25%) OOP
10 3 (4.69%) EAI
10 3 (4.69%) Validation
10 3 (4.69%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (39.06%) Java
2 14 (21.88%) JavaScript
3 7 (10.94%) C#
3 7 (10.94%) SQL
4 2 (3.13%) Shell Script
4 2 (3.13%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.56%) C++
5 1 (1.56%) C
5 1 (1.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (10.94%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.56%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (3.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.13%) WMI
1 2 (3.13%) SolarWinds Orion
1 2 (3.13%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 20 (31.25%) Oracle
2 9 (14.06%) SAP
3 8 (12.50%) IBM
4 6 (9.38%) Software AG
4 6 (9.38%) hybris
5 5 (7.81%) Intel
6 3 (4.69%) Siemens
7 2 (3.13%) CA
7 2 (3.13%) HP
7 2 (3.13%) SolarWinds
7 2 (3.13%) Twitter
8 1 (1.56%) TIBCO
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