The first table below looks at the demand for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 18 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 of England 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 77 66 67
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +1
Contract jobs citing SOA 67 52 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.12% 2.31% 2.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.94% 3.37% 3.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 35 49
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £423 £390 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £46.00 £27.49 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+67.33% -15.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.00 £34.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+35.29% +4.61%
Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2277 1543 2150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 72.22% 68.52% 68.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1291 851 1067
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 140 120 199
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £16.30 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
SOA
England

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SOA across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

SOA
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SOA across the East of England region.

SOA Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

SOA
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOA across the East of England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

SOA Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

SOA
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SOA across the East of England region.

SOA Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

SOA
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 18 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
Hertfordshire -3 26 £488 +0.51% 8
Essex -6 25 £456 +40.38%
Cambridgeshire -10 10 £425 -22.72% 5
Bedfordshire -19 3 £488 +50.00% 5
Suffolk -10 2 £438 -2.77% 1
Norfolk +8 1 £450 -5.26% 2
SOA
England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 54 (46.96%) .NET
2 42 (36.52%) Java
3 35 (30.43%) SQL Server
4 34 (29.57%) C#
5 32 (27.83%) Web Services
6 30 (26.09%) J2EE
7 29 (25.22%) Oracle
8 27 (23.48%) Agile Software Development
9 26 (22.61%) HTML
9 26 (22.61%) CSS
10 24 (20.87%) Microsoft
11 23 (20.00%) Finance
11 23 (20.00%) JavaScript
12 22 (19.13%) SQL
12 22 (19.13%) XML
13 20 (17.39%) ASP.NET
14 18 (15.65%) HTML5
15 16 (13.91%) OO
15 16 (13.91%) TDD
15 16 (13.91%) Web Development
16 15 (13.04%) Ajax
16 15 (13.04%) UNIX
17 14 (12.17%) N-Tier
17 14 (12.17%) Scrum
17 14 (12.17%) Relational Database
18 13 (11.30%) MVC
18 13 (11.30%) Windows
18 13 (11.30%) VB
18 13 (11.30%) .NET Framework
19 12 (10.43%) JSON

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 9 (7.83%) WebLogic
2 8 (6.96%) IIS
3 7 (6.09%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (6.09%) WebSphere
4 6 (5.22%) CMS
4 6 (5.22%) Apache
5 5 (4.35%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 4 (3.48%) Papyrus
7 3 (2.61%) Sonic ESB
7 3 (2.61%) Gentran
7 3 (2.61%) SharePoint
7 3 (2.61%) Tomcat
7 3 (2.61%) Liferay
8 2 (1.74%) SAS
8 2 (1.74%) Node.js
8 2 (1.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.87%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.87%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.87%) Drupal
9 1 (0.87%) GlassFish
Applications
1 3 (2.61%) MS Project
1 3 (2.61%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.48%) Exstream
2 1 (0.87%) Oracle BRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.48%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.74%) SaaS
4 1 (0.87%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.96%) HTTP
2 7 (6.09%) HTTPS
3 3 (2.61%) FTP
3 3 (2.61%) Intranet
3 3 (2.61%) RFID
4 2 (1.74%) Internet
5 1 (0.87%) SAN
5 1 (0.87%) IPv4
5 1 (0.87%) IPv6
5 1 (0.87%) Firewall
5 1 (0.87%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (30.43%) SQL Server
2 14 (12.17%) Relational Database
3 9 (7.83%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (5.22%) RDBMS
5 5 (4.35%) NoSQL
5 5 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (3.48%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (3.48%) EDRMS
6 4 (3.48%) Oracle Database
6 4 (3.48%) MongoDB
7 3 (2.61%) MySQL
7 3 (2.61%) DTS
7 3 (2.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.74%) Data Mining
8 2 (1.74%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.87%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.87%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.87%) Big Data
9 1 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 10 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (7.83%) Visual Studio
3 8 (6.96%) Git (software)
3 8 (6.96%) Ant
4 4 (3.48%) TeamCity
4 4 (3.48%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.74%) Maven
6 1 (0.87%) JUnit
6 1 (0.87%) Subversion
General
1 23 (20.00%) Finance
2 8 (6.96%) Retail
3 7 (6.09%) Back Office
4 4 (3.48%) Marketing
5 3 (2.61%) Banking
6 2 (1.74%) French Language
6 2 (1.74%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.87%) Automotive
7 1 (0.87%) Legal
7 1 (0.87%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 49 (42.61%) Architect
2 31 (26.96%) Solutions Architect
3 29 (25.22%) Developer
4 16 (13.91%) Project Manager
5 12 (10.43%) Technical Architect
6 11 (9.57%) Analyst
7 9 (7.83%) Consultant
7 9 (7.83%) .NET Developer
8 7 (6.09%) C# Developer
9 6 (5.22%) Java Developer
9 6 (5.22%) C# .NET Developer
10 5 (4.35%) Middleware Engineer
10 5 (4.35%) Business Analyst
11 4 (3.48%) webMethods Architect
11 4 (3.48%) Development Project Manager
11 4 (3.48%) Programme Manager
11 4 (3.48%) Development Manager
11 4 (3.48%) Senior Developer
11 4 (3.48%) WPF Developer
12 3 (2.61%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (46.96%) .NET
2 32 (27.83%) Web Services
3 30 (26.09%) J2EE
4 26 (22.61%) HTML
4 26 (22.61%) CSS
5 22 (19.13%) XML
6 20 (17.39%) ASP.NET
7 18 (15.65%) HTML5
8 15 (13.04%) Ajax
9 13 (11.30%) .NET Framework
10 12 (10.43%) JSON
11 10 (8.70%) XHTML
12 9 (7.83%) RabbitMQ
13 8 (6.96%) WPF
13 8 (6.96%) LINQ
13 8 (6.96%) Middleware
13 8 (6.96%) SOAP
13 8 (6.96%) CSS3
14 7 (6.09%) XSLT
14 7 (6.09%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.17%) N-Tier
2 8 (6.96%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (6.96%) Open Source
3 6 (5.22%) W3C
4 5 (4.35%) Mainframe
4 5 (4.35%) PKI
4 5 (4.35%) Data Integration
5 4 (3.48%) Taxonomies
5 4 (3.48%) Social Media
6 3 (2.61%) GIS
7 2 (1.74%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.87%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.87%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.87%) New Media
8 1 (0.87%) Smartcard
8 1 (0.87%) Statistics
8 1 (0.87%) Web 2.0
8 1 (0.87%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.87%) iSeries
8 1 (0.87%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 15 (13.04%) UNIX
2 13 (11.30%) Windows
3 11 (9.57%) Solaris
4 10 (8.70%) Linux
5 1 (0.87%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (23.48%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (13.91%) OO
2 16 (13.91%) TDD
2 16 (13.91%) Web Development
3 14 (12.17%) Scrum
4 13 (11.30%) MVC
5 12 (10.43%) TOGAF
6 11 (9.57%) Migration
7 10 (8.70%) Enterprise Architecture
7 10 (8.70%) UML
7 10 (8.70%) E-Commerce
8 9 (7.83%) ITIL
9 8 (6.96%) Kanban
9 8 (6.96%) PRINCE2
9 8 (6.96%) MVVM
10 7 (6.09%) RUP
10 7 (6.09%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (6.09%) Zachman Framework
10 7 (6.09%) Unit Testing
11 6 (5.22%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 42 (36.52%) Java
2 34 (29.57%) C#
3 23 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 22 (19.13%) SQL
5 13 (11.30%) VB
6 11 (9.57%) VB6
7 8 (6.96%) XAML
7 8 (6.96%) Python
8 5 (4.35%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
8 5 (4.35%) Shell Script
9 3 (2.61%) ActionScript 2.0
9 3 (2.61%) C
9 3 (2.61%) ActionScript
9 3 (2.61%) Perl
9 3 (2.61%) XPath
10 2 (1.74%) VBA
11 1 (0.87%) PHP
11 1 (0.87%) Lisp
11 1 (0.87%) Scala
11 1 (0.87%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 5 (4.35%) Degree
2 4 (3.48%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.61%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.74%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.87%) CISSP
5 1 (0.87%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.87%) CCNP
5 1 (0.87%) CCNA
5 1 (0.87%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.48%) Section 508
2 2 (1.74%) SLA
2 2 (1.74%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (4.35%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (0.87%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.87%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (4.35%) Tivoli
2 4 (3.48%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (3.48%) Puppet
3 1 (0.87%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 29 (25.22%) Oracle
2 24 (20.87%) Microsoft
3 12 (10.43%) IBM
4 8 (6.96%) webMethods
4 8 (6.96%) JBoss
5 5 (4.35%) DevExpress
6 4 (3.48%) AccuRev
6 4 (3.48%) Endeca
6 4 (3.48%) Yahoo!
6 4 (3.48%) Stellent
6 4 (3.48%) VMware
6 4 (3.48%) HP
6 4 (3.48%) Interwoven
6 4 (3.48%) Facebook
6 4 (3.48%) Twitter
6 4 (3.48%) hybris
7 2 (1.74%) FatWire
7 2 (1.74%) Informatica
8 1 (0.87%) SAP
8 1 (0.87%) Teradata
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