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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 64 65 50
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -15
Contract jobs citing SOA 35 29 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.00% 1.86% 2.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.67% 2.50% 3.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 12 15
Average daily rate
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£345 £385 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.38% -3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £325 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £400 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £410 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.09% +5.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.43 £46.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-16.46% +35.29%
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
1312 1161 913
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 74.89% 74.42% 68.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 772 588 449
Average daily rate £390 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £205 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 85 61
Average hourly rate £16.00 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.80% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.81 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £45.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-0.81% -3.90%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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
Northamptonshire -12 14 £308 -23.12% 1
Nottinghamshire +1 8 £400 - 5
Derbyshire +1 4 £400 +23.07% 1
Lincolnshire - 2 - -
Leicestershire +4 1 £500 - 1
SOA
England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 31 (47.69%) Web Services
2 28 (43.08%) Java
3 25 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (36.92%) Oracle
5 19 (29.23%) JavaScript
6 18 (27.69%) XML
6 18 (27.69%) MVC
7 16 (24.62%) HTML
8 15 (23.08%) Middleware
9 14 (21.54%) WebSphere
9 14 (21.54%) REST
10 13 (20.00%) Java EE
10 13 (20.00%) Subversion
10 13 (20.00%) Spring
10 13 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
10 13 (20.00%) .NET
10 13 (20.00%) SAP
10 13 (20.00%) JSP
10 13 (20.00%) Tomcat
11 12 (18.46%) JBoss
11 12 (18.46%) Data Modelling
11 12 (18.46%) JUnit
11 12 (18.46%) WebSphere Message Broker
11 12 (18.46%) DataPower
11 12 (18.46%) Enterprise Software
12 11 (16.92%) Spring MVC
12 11 (16.92%) Migration
12 11 (16.92%) Maven
12 11 (16.92%) Hibernate
12 11 (16.92%) SQL

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 14 (21.54%) WebSphere
2 13 (20.00%) Tomcat
3 12 (18.46%) JBoss
4 9 (13.85%) WebLogic
5 6 (9.23%) NetWeaver
6 3 (4.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (4.62%) Apache
7 2 (3.08%) IIS
8 1 (1.54%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (1.54%) AquaLogic
8 1 (1.54%) Jetty
8 1 (1.54%) Mule
8 1 (1.54%) AquaLogic Service Bus
8 1 (1.54%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.54%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.54%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
8 1 (1.54%) Mule ESB
8 1 (1.54%) WebLogic Integration
8 1 (1.54%) MQSeries
8 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.54%) InfoPath
1 1 (1.54%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.54%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.54%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (1.54%) SAP CRM
2 1 (1.54%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 11 (16.92%) HTTP
2 7 (10.77%) HTTPS
3 6 (9.23%) DMZ
3 6 (9.23%) Firewall
4 1 (1.54%) Intranet
4 1 (1.54%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
1 10 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 9 (13.85%) Oracle Database
3 7 (10.77%) DB2
4 2 (3.08%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.08%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.54%) SAP BI
5 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.54%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (20.00%) Subversion
2 12 (18.46%) JUnit
3 11 (16.92%) Maven
4 5 (7.69%) Ant
5 4 (6.15%) Jenkins
6 3 (4.62%) Selenium
7 2 (3.08%) Eclipse
7 2 (3.08%) Checkstyle
7 2 (3.08%) Introscope
7 2 (3.08%) SoapUI
7 2 (3.08%) QUnit
7 2 (3.08%) Git (software)
7 2 (3.08%) Fiddler
8 1 (1.54%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.54%) Mockito
8 1 (1.54%) WebDriver
8 1 (1.54%) Hudson
8 1 (1.54%) Log4j
8 1 (1.54%) ClearCase
General
1 6 (9.23%) Retail
2 5 (7.69%) Finance
3 1 (1.54%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.54%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.54%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 27 (41.54%) Developer
2 25 (38.46%) Architect
3 15 (23.08%) Java Developer
4 12 (18.46%) Integration Architect
5 10 (15.38%) Data Architect
6 8 (12.31%) Designer
7 6 (9.23%) Administrator
7 6 (9.23%) WebLogic Administrator
8 5 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (6.15%) Software Developer
10 3 (4.62%) C# .NET Developer
10 3 (4.62%) Middleware Architect
10 3 (4.62%) .NET Developer
10 3 (4.62%) C# Developer
11 2 (3.08%) Senior WebLogic Administrator
11 2 (3.08%) ASP.NET Developer
11 2 (3.08%) Oracle Developer
11 2 (3.08%) Analyst
11 2 (3.08%) Test Manager
11 2 (3.08%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (47.69%) Web Services
2 18 (27.69%) XML
3 16 (24.62%) HTML
4 15 (23.08%) Middleware
5 14 (21.54%) REST
6 13 (20.00%) Java EE
6 13 (20.00%) Spring
6 13 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
6 13 (20.00%) .NET
6 13 (20.00%) JSP
7 12 (18.46%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 11 (16.92%) Spring MVC
8 11 (16.92%) Hibernate
9 10 (15.38%) WSDL
9 10 (15.38%) SOAP
10 9 (13.85%) JPA
10 9 (13.85%) JMS
11 8 (12.31%) CSS
12 7 (10.77%) JSON
12 7 (10.77%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.46%) DataPower
1 12 (18.46%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (9.23%) Clustering
2 6 (9.23%) Open Source
3 3 (4.62%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.54%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.54%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.54%) User Experience
4 1 (1.54%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.23%) UNIX
2 4 (6.15%) Linux
3 2 (3.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (27.69%) MVC
3 12 (18.46%) Data Modelling
4 11 (16.92%) Migration
5 10 (15.38%) Data Migration
5 10 (15.38%) Data Governance
6 6 (9.23%) EAI
6 6 (9.23%) UML
6 6 (9.23%) TDD
6 6 (9.23%) Load Balancing
6 6 (9.23%) Waterfall
6 6 (9.23%) Mentoring
7 5 (7.69%) Scrum
7 5 (7.69%) ERP
7 5 (7.69%) OO
8 3 (4.62%) Performance Testing
8 3 (4.62%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (4.62%) BDD
8 3 (4.62%) People Management
8 3 (4.62%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 28 (43.08%) Java
2 19 (29.23%) JavaScript
3 11 (16.92%) SQL
4 7 (10.77%) C#
5 4 (6.15%) PL/SQL
6 2 (3.08%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.54%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.54%) C++
7 1 (1.54%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (13.85%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.15%) Degree
3 2 (3.08%) Sun Certification
3 2 (3.08%) HND
3 2 (3.08%) OCMJD
4 1 (1.54%) MCPD
4 1 (1.54%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.08%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.08%) CA LISA
1 2 (3.08%) CA Wily
1 2 (3.08%) SolarWinds Orion
1 2 (3.08%) WMI
Vendors
1 24 (36.92%) Oracle
2 13 (20.00%) SAP
3 7 (10.77%) IBM
4 6 (9.23%) Software AG
5 5 (7.69%) Intel
6 4 (6.15%) CA
7 3 (4.62%) hybris
7 3 (4.62%) TIBCO
7 3 (4.62%) HP
8 2 (3.08%) Microsoft
8 2 (3.08%) Sun
8 2 (3.08%) SolarWinds
8 2 (3.08%) Endeca
9 1 (1.54%) Twitter
9 1 (1.54%) MuleSoft
9 1 (1.54%) Siemens
9 1 (1.54%) Casewise
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