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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 27 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 38 68 56
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -12
Contract jobs citing SOA 121 72 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 4.65% 2.53% 2.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.23% 3.42% 3.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 39 45
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£500 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £345 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £575 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £36.25 £35.35 £27.49
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.54% +28.59%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.63 £40.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-10.93% +17.64%
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
1941 2103 1600
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 74.54% 73.76% 68.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1118 1194 892
Average daily rate £413 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 127 108
Average hourly rate £32.10 £30.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.24% -6.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £14.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.50 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Bedfordshire +17 38 £575 +21.05% 3
Hertfordshire +2 30 £425 -10.52% 9
Suffolk +14 21 £450 +2.85% 3
Cambridgeshire +7 12 £288 -28.12% 4
Norfolk +5 10 £475 - 1
Essex -5 10 £450 -2.70% 3
SOA
England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

1 125 (52.74%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (38.82%) E-Commerce
3 83 (35.02%) .NET
4 61 (25.74%) Oracle
5 51 (21.52%) Java
6 50 (21.10%) C#
7 42 (17.72%) Microsoft
8 37 (15.61%) HTML
9 36 (15.19%) Finance
10 35 (14.77%) Web Services
10 35 (14.77%) XML
11 33 (13.92%) MVC
11 33 (13.92%) WCF
12 32 (13.50%) SQL Server
13 31 (13.08%) Microsoft Azure
14 29 (12.24%) SQL
14 29 (12.24%) jQuery
14 29 (12.24%) TDD
15 28 (11.81%) JavaScript
15 28 (11.81%) UML
16 27 (11.39%) CSS
16 27 (11.39%) Technical Architecture
17 26 (10.97%) J2EE
18 22 (9.28%) WebSphere
18 22 (9.28%) Enterprise Architecture
19 20 (8.44%) ASP.NET
19 20 (8.44%) REST
20 19 (8.02%) Windows
20 19 (8.02%) OO
21 18 (7.59%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 22 (9.28%) WebSphere
2 15 (6.33%) JBoss
3 14 (5.91%) CMS
4 13 (5.49%) WebLogic
5 11 (4.64%) SharePoint
6 10 (4.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 9 (3.80%) MQSeries
8 7 (2.95%) Sitecore CMS
9 4 (1.69%) Confluence
9 4 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (1.27%) WebLogic Portal
10 3 (1.27%) Documentum
10 3 (1.27%) Mule
11 2 (0.84%) Apache
11 2 (0.84%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.84%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.42%) Apache ServiceMix
12 1 (0.42%) Oracle Service Bus
12 1 (0.42%) Node.js
12 1 (0.42%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 18 (7.59%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.42%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.42%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.27%) Maximo
2 2 (0.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.42%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.42%) SAP R/3
3 1 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.42%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 31 (13.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (5.91%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (4.22%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (3.38%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (2.11%) SaaS
6 3 (1.27%) PaaS
7 2 (0.84%) Office 365
8 1 (0.42%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.42%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.69%) SAN
2 3 (1.27%) FTP
3 2 (0.84%) RIP
3 2 (0.84%) Firewall
3 2 (0.84%) VLAN
3 2 (0.84%) NAS
4 1 (0.42%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.42%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (13.50%) SQL Server
2 13 (5.49%) Oracle Database
3 8 (3.38%) Relational Database
4 7 (2.95%) OLAP
4 7 (2.95%) Oracle OLAP
5 4 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (1.69%) Couchbase
6 3 (1.27%) RDBMS
6 3 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (1.27%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.84%) QlikView
7 2 (0.84%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (0.84%) SQLBase
8 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.42%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.42%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.42%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.42%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 15 (6.33%) JIRA
2 13 (5.49%) JUnit
2 13 (5.49%) Git (software)
3 12 (5.06%) Ant
4 11 (4.64%) Talend Open Studio
5 10 (4.22%) Selenium
6 8 (3.38%) Visual Studio
7 7 (2.95%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (1.69%) Maven
9 3 (1.27%) Cucumber
9 3 (1.27%) SpecFlow
9 3 (1.27%) Jenkins
10 2 (0.84%) Subversion
10 2 (0.84%) StyleCop
10 2 (0.84%) Fiddler
11 1 (0.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (0.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 1 (0.42%) NUnit
11 1 (0.42%) CruiseControl
11 1 (0.42%) NWDS
General
1 36 (15.19%) Finance
2 17 (7.17%) Retail
3 16 (6.75%) Telecoms
4 10 (4.22%) Legal
5 7 (2.95%) Manufacturing
6 5 (2.11%) Back Office
6 5 (2.11%) Marketing
7 4 (1.69%) Banking
8 2 (0.84%) Electronics
9 1 (0.42%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.42%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 129 (54.43%) Architect
2 102 (43.04%) Solutions Architect
3 47 (19.83%) Developer
4 27 (11.39%) Designer
5 23 (9.70%) Solutions Designer
6 18 (7.59%) .NET Developer
6 18 (7.59%) Web Architect
7 17 (7.17%) C# Developer
7 17 (7.17%) Integration Architect
8 16 (6.75%) Analyst
9 13 (5.49%) C# .NET Developer
10 12 (5.06%) Senior Developer
10 12 (5.06%) Technical Architect
11 11 (4.64%) Software Engineer
11 11 (4.64%) Java Developer
11 11 (4.64%) Senior Architect
12 10 (4.22%) Senior Solutions Architect
13 9 (3.80%) Senior C# Developer
13 9 (3.80%) Senior .NET Developer
13 9 (3.80%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (35.02%) .NET
2 37 (15.61%) HTML
3 35 (14.77%) Web Services
3 35 (14.77%) XML
4 33 (13.92%) WCF
5 29 (12.24%) jQuery
6 27 (11.39%) CSS
7 26 (10.97%) J2EE
8 20 (8.44%) ASP.NET
8 20 (8.44%) REST
9 18 (7.59%) HTML5
10 17 (7.17%) SOAP
11 16 (6.75%) Middleware
11 16 (6.75%) ASP.NET MVC
12 14 (5.91%) KnockoutJS
13 13 (5.49%) Apache Camel
14 12 (5.06%) CSS3
15 11 (4.64%) RabbitMQ
15 11 (4.64%) JSON
15 11 (4.64%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.38%) Computer Science
3 7 (2.95%) Data Integration
4 5 (2.11%) User Experience
4 5 (2.11%) Mainframe
4 5 (2.11%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.69%) N-Tier
5 4 (1.69%) DataPower
5 4 (1.69%) Open Source
6 3 (1.27%) Fat Client
6 3 (1.27%) Thin Client
6 3 (1.27%) GIS
6 3 (1.27%) Web 2.0
7 2 (0.84%) DTV
7 2 (0.84%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.42%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.42%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 19 (8.02%) Windows
2 7 (2.95%) Linux
3 6 (2.53%) UNIX
4 5 (2.11%) Solaris
5 2 (0.84%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (52.74%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (38.82%) E-Commerce
3 33 (13.92%) MVC
4 29 (12.24%) TDD
5 28 (11.81%) UML
6 27 (11.39%) Technical Architecture
7 22 (9.28%) Enterprise Architecture
8 19 (8.02%) OO
9 18 (7.59%) Scrum
10 17 (7.17%) ETL
11 15 (6.33%) EAI
11 15 (6.33%) Content Management
12 14 (5.91%) Business Intelligence
13 13 (5.49%) TOGAF
13 13 (5.49%) Software Engineering
14 12 (5.06%) Continuous Integration
14 12 (5.06%) Data Modelling
14 12 (5.06%) OOP
14 12 (5.06%) Logical Data Model
15 11 (4.64%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 51 (21.52%) Java
2 50 (21.10%) C#
3 29 (12.24%) SQL
4 28 (11.81%) JavaScript
5 10 (4.22%) Python
5 10 (4.22%) Ruby
6 9 (3.80%) VB
7 1 (0.42%) ABAP
7 1 (0.42%) Golang
7 1 (0.42%) C
7 1 (0.42%) PHP
7 1 (0.42%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.42%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.42%) C++
Qualifications
1 12 (5.06%) Degree
1 12 (5.06%) Security Cleared
2 10 (4.22%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (1.69%) MCPD
4 1 (0.42%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.38%) QA
2 1 (0.42%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (0.84%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.42%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (1.69%) SCOM
2 2 (0.84%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 1 (0.42%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.42%) Puppet
Vendors
1 61 (25.74%) Oracle
2 42 (17.72%) Microsoft
3 13 (5.49%) TIBCO
4 12 (5.06%) IBM
5 11 (4.64%) Sitecore
5 11 (4.64%) Talend
6 10 (4.22%) VMware
6 10 (4.22%) SAP
7 9 (3.80%) Citrix
8 8 (3.38%) Google
9 6 (2.53%) webMethods
9 6 (2.53%) Informatica
10 5 (2.11%) KANA
10 5 (2.11%) hybris
10 5 (2.11%) FatWire
11 3 (1.27%) WSO2
11 3 (1.27%) ESRI
11 3 (1.27%) BEA
12 2 (0.84%) Software AG
12 2 (0.84%) Intel
Brentwood, Essex
Logic Engagements Ltd
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
TELSTRA Associates
Rate: From £450 to £500 per annum £450-500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
TELSTRA Associates
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day £450-500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago