The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 42 52 97
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +45
Contract jobs citing SOA 97 89 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.92% 3.22% 1.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.97% 4.15% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 61 22
Median daily rate £500 £475 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +22.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £613 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Median hourly rate - £38.43 £43.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -11.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £36.25 £49.25
% change year-on-year
+24.13% -26.39%
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 of England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1952 2146 2217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 78.90% 77.56% 75.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1117 1230 1247
Median daily rate £425 £400 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +4.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +3.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 153 151
Median hourly rate £27.50 £36.00 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.61% +18.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England 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 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 31 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the East of England region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Bedfordshire +21 35 £590 -3.67% 1
Essex -13 21 £450 -18.18% 2
Hertfordshire +5 19 £483 +7.22% 5
Cambridgeshire +20 15 £450 +28.57% 2
Suffolk -13 3 £413 -8.33%
Norfolk 0 2 £475 +3.82% 2
East Anglia - 2 £448 - 1
SOA
England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, 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 of England region with a requirement for SOA.

1 117 (49.58%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (32.20%) REST
3 74 (31.36%) Web Services
4 72 (30.51%) SOAP
4 72 (30.51%) .NET
5 69 (29.24%) C#
6 67 (28.39%) Oracle
7 60 (25.42%) XML
8 56 (23.73%) E-Commerce
9 52 (22.03%) Middleware
10 51 (21.61%) Microsoft
11 48 (20.34%) SQL
12 44 (18.64%) Java
13 43 (18.22%) Software Engineering
14 39 (16.53%) Microservices
15 38 (16.10%) TDD
16 33 (13.98%) JSON
17 30 (12.71%) WCF
17 30 (12.71%) Data Modelling
17 30 (12.71%) Windows
18 29 (12.29%) OO
18 29 (12.29%) API Design
19 28 (11.86%) WSO2
20 27 (11.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
20 27 (11.44%) Apache Camel
21 26 (11.02%) Finance
21 26 (11.02%) IBM
21 26 (11.02%) Analytical Skills
21 26 (11.02%) Open Source
22 25 (10.59%) ASP.NET

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 27 (11.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 19 (8.05%) Apache ServiceMix
2 19 (8.05%) JBoss
3 18 (7.63%) Oracle Service Bus
4 11 (4.66%) WebSphere
5 8 (3.39%) Confluence
6 7 (2.97%) BizTalk Server
6 7 (2.97%) Mule
7 6 (2.54%) Node.js
8 5 (2.12%) Apache
8 5 (2.12%) WebLogic
9 4 (1.69%) CMS
10 2 (0.85%) NetWeaver
10 2 (0.85%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.85%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.85%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.42%) Tomcat
Applications
1 16 (6.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (5.93%) Maximo
2 10 (4.24%) Oracle BPM
3 9 (3.81%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (1.69%) BusinessWorks
4 4 (1.69%) SAP CRM
5 3 (1.27%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.85%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.85%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (0.85%) Primavera
6 2 (0.85%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 2 (0.85%) Unit4 Business World
7 1 (0.42%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.36%) SaaS
2 9 (3.81%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (2.97%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (2.97%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.27%) PaaS
5 2 (0.85%) Force.com
5 2 (0.85%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.85%) IaaS
5 2 (0.85%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.12%) HTTP
2 3 (1.27%) HTTPS
3 2 (0.85%) FTP
4 1 (0.42%) Internet
4 1 (0.42%) SSL
4 1 (0.42%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (9.75%) SQL Server
2 21 (8.90%) MySQL
3 12 (5.08%) Oracle Database
4 8 (3.39%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (3.39%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 7 (2.97%) Amazon RDS
5 7 (2.97%) Amazon Redshift
6 5 (2.12%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (2.12%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (2.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (1.69%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (1.69%) DataStage
7 4 (1.69%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (1.69%) Oracle Database 12c
7 4 (1.69%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.69%) WebFOCUS
8 3 (1.27%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (1.27%) MongoDB
8 3 (1.27%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.27%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 10 (4.24%) EasyMock
1 10 (4.24%) Mockito
1 10 (4.24%) Visual Studio
2 9 (3.81%) Git (software)
3 8 (3.39%) JIRA
4 6 (2.54%) Ant
4 6 (2.54%) Jenkins
4 6 (2.54%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (2.12%) NUnit
6 4 (1.69%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (1.27%) CruiseControl
7 3 (1.27%) MSTest
8 2 (0.85%) AccuRev
8 2 (0.85%) FitNesse
8 2 (0.85%) Gradle
8 2 (0.85%) SoapUI
8 2 (0.85%) SonarQube
8 2 (0.85%) SpecFlow
8 2 (0.85%) Subversion
8 2 (0.85%) TeamCity
General
1 26 (11.02%) Finance
2 19 (8.05%) Retail
3 9 (3.81%) Advertising
4 7 (2.97%) Financial Institution
5 5 (2.12%) General Ledger
5 5 (2.12%) Legal
6 2 (0.85%) Marketing
7 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.42%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 114 (48.31%) Architect
2 87 (36.86%) Developer
3 76 (32.20%) Solutions Architect
4 32 (13.56%) SOA Developer
5 29 (12.29%) Designer
6 27 (11.44%) Senior Developer
6 27 (11.44%) Technical Architect
7 25 (10.59%) .NET Developer
8 19 (8.05%) Java Developer
9 18 (7.63%) E-Commerce Architect
10 17 (7.20%) C# Developer
11 15 (6.36%) C# .NET Developer
11 15 (6.36%) Senior .NET Developer
11 15 (6.36%) Solutions Designer
11 15 (6.36%) SQL Developer
12 12 (5.08%) Senior Architect
13 11 (4.66%) ASP.NET Developer
13 11 (4.66%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 11 (4.66%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
13 11 (4.66%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (32.20%) REST
2 74 (31.36%) Web Services
3 72 (30.51%) .NET
3 72 (30.51%) SOAP
4 60 (25.42%) XML
5 52 (22.03%) Middleware
6 33 (13.98%) JSON
7 30 (12.71%) WCF
8 27 (11.44%) Apache Camel
9 25 (10.59%) ASP.NET
10 24 (10.17%) XSD
10 24 (10.17%) XSLT
11 18 (7.63%) HTML
12 17 (7.20%) ASP.NET Web API
12 17 (7.20%) J2EE
13 13 (5.51%) .NET Framework
13 13 (5.51%) CSS
14 12 (5.08%) ASP.NET MVC
15 10 (4.24%) HTML5
15 10 (4.24%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 26 (11.02%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (6.36%) Hybrid Cloud
3 14 (5.93%) Data Integration
3 14 (5.93%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (2.97%) Data Protection Act
5 4 (1.69%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.27%) N-Tier
7 2 (0.85%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (0.85%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.85%) Web 2.0
8 1 (0.42%) FMCG
8 1 (0.42%) iPad
8 1 (0.42%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.42%) PMI
8 1 (0.42%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 30 (12.71%) Windows
2 16 (6.78%) Linux
3 14 (5.93%) Unix
4 3 (1.27%) Android
4 3 (1.27%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.85%) Solaris
6 1 (0.42%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (49.58%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (23.73%) E-Commerce
3 43 (18.22%) Software Engineering
4 39 (16.53%) Microservices
5 38 (16.10%) TDD
6 30 (12.71%) Data Modelling
7 29 (12.29%) API Design
7 29 (12.29%) OO
8 26 (11.02%) Open Source
9 23 (9.75%) Reverse Engineering
9 23 (9.75%) Technical Architecture
10 22 (9.32%) Scrum
10 22 (9.32%) TOGAF
11 20 (8.47%) Continuous Integration
11 20 (8.47%) SDLC
12 19 (8.05%) Enterprise Architecture
13 18 (7.63%) RAD
14 16 (6.78%) Low Latency
15 15 (6.36%) Unit Testing
16 14 (5.93%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 69 (29.24%) C#
2 48 (20.34%) SQL
3 44 (18.64%) Java
4 16 (6.78%) JavaScript
5 6 (2.54%) T-SQL
6 5 (2.12%) PL/SQL
7 2 (0.85%) ABAP
7 2 (0.85%) C++
7 2 (0.85%) PHP
7 2 (0.85%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.42%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (3.39%) Degree
2 6 (2.54%) SC Cleared
2 6 (2.54%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.27%) HND
4 1 (0.42%) CISA
4 1 (0.42%) CISM
4 1 (0.42%) CISSP
4 1 (0.42%) ISEB
4 1 (0.42%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.42%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.24%) QA
2 7 (2.97%) COBIT
2 7 (2.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (2.97%) ISO27002
3 5 (2.12%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.42%) iptables
1 1 (0.42%) VirtualBox
1 1 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.27%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 3 (1.27%) MOM
2 1 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.42%) Puppet
Vendors
1 67 (28.39%) Oracle
2 51 (21.61%) Microsoft
3 28 (11.86%) WSO2
4 26 (11.02%) IBM
5 24 (10.17%) Google
5 24 (10.17%) Red Hat
6 19 (8.05%) SAP
7 9 (3.81%) DevExpress
8 8 (3.39%) TIBCO
9 7 (2.97%) Atlassian
10 6 (2.54%) Sitecore
11 5 (2.12%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (1.69%) Teradata
13 3 (1.27%) Apigee
13 3 (1.27%) BEA
13 3 (1.27%) Mashery
13 3 (1.27%) MuleSoft
13 3 (1.27%) VMware
14 2 (0.85%) Rally
14 2 (0.85%) Splunk
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