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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 42 82 44
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -38
Contract jobs citing SOA 116 42 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 4.09% 1.73% 3.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.41% 2.51% 5.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 19 81
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£550 £413 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -17.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £314 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £578 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
Average hourly rate £50.00 £34.00 £33.43
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.05% +1.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £34.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+39.70% -1.44%
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
2146 1674 1880
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 75.59% 69.03% 66.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1368 922 1033
Average daily rate £425 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 161 178
Average hourly rate £25.00 £32.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £44.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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
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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 +15 36 £600 - 3
Cambridgeshire +16 34 £494 -10.22% 2
Hertfordshire +1 20 £440 +6.66% 9
Norfolk +18 13 £450 +30.43% 2
Essex -8 9 £315 -11.57% 2
Suffolk - 3 £475 - 4
SOA
England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 102 (57.30%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (39.89%) E-Commerce
3 59 (33.15%) .NET
4 51 (28.65%) Java
5 42 (23.60%) Finance
5 42 (23.60%) C#
6 36 (20.22%) XML
7 34 (19.10%) Web Services
8 32 (17.98%) Enterprise Architecture
9 31 (17.42%) SQL
10 29 (16.29%) TDD
11 27 (15.17%) J2EE
12 26 (14.61%) OO
13 25 (14.04%) HTML
13 25 (14.04%) Scrum
14 23 (12.92%) Oracle
15 21 (11.80%) JavaScript
16 20 (11.24%) Microsoft
16 20 (11.24%) Retail
16 20 (11.24%) WCF
17 18 (10.11%) CMS
17 18 (10.11%) MS Excel
17 18 (10.11%) Data Modelling
18 17 (9.55%) Technical Architecture
18 17 (9.55%) Business Intelligence
18 17 (9.55%) REST
19 16 (8.99%) UML
19 16 (8.99%) Windows
20 15 (8.43%) CSS
20 15 (8.43%) MVC

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 18 (10.11%) CMS
2 14 (7.87%) WebSphere
3 7 (3.93%) Sitecore CMS
3 7 (3.93%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (3.37%) Node.js
5 5 (2.81%) Apache
5 5 (2.81%) JBoss
6 4 (2.25%) SharePoint
6 4 (2.25%) Apache ServiceMix
6 4 (2.25%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (1.69%) Confluence
7 3 (1.69%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.12%) WebLogic Portal
8 2 (1.12%) MS Exchange
8 2 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.56%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.56%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.56%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 18 (10.11%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.81%) MS Visio
2 5 (2.81%) MS Office
3 2 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (1.12%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (5.06%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (4.49%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.12%) SaaS
5 1 (0.56%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.56%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.12%) RIP
2 1 (0.56%) HTTP
2 1 (0.56%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.62%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.06%) Oracle OLAP
2 9 (5.06%) OLAP
3 8 (4.49%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (4.49%) NoSQL
4 6 (3.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (3.37%) Couchbase
4 6 (3.37%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (2.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (2.25%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.69%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.12%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (1.12%) OLTP
7 2 (1.12%) MySQL
7 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.12%) QlikView
7 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (1.12%) Redis
Development Applications
1 9 (5.06%) Visual Studio
2 7 (3.93%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (3.93%) Ant
3 6 (3.37%) JIRA
3 6 (3.37%) Git (software)
4 4 (2.25%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.69%) Cucumber
5 3 (1.69%) SpecFlow
5 3 (1.69%) Subversion
5 3 (1.69%) Eclipse
5 3 (1.69%) JUnit
6 2 (1.12%) ERwin
6 2 (1.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (1.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (1.12%) Fiddler
6 2 (1.12%) Selenium
6 2 (1.12%) Maven
6 2 (1.12%) CruiseControl
6 2 (1.12%) NUnit
6 2 (1.12%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 42 (23.60%) Finance
2 20 (11.24%) Retail
3 9 (5.06%) Banking
3 9 (5.06%) Telecoms
3 9 (5.06%) Legal
4 7 (3.93%) Marketing
5 6 (3.37%) Back Office
6 5 (2.81%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.12%) Electronics
7 2 (1.12%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.56%) Local Government
8 1 (0.56%) Online Betting
8 1 (0.56%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 94 (52.81%) Architect
2 69 (38.76%) Solutions Architect
3 46 (25.84%) Developer
4 19 (10.67%) Analyst
5 18 (10.11%) .NET Developer
5 18 (10.11%) C# Developer
6 16 (8.99%) Designer
7 14 (7.87%) Solutions Designer
7 14 (7.87%) Web Architect
7 14 (7.87%) C# .NET Developer
8 13 (7.30%) Senior Developer
9 12 (6.74%) Java Developer
10 10 (5.62%) Senior .NET Developer
11 9 (5.06%) Senior C# Developer
12 8 (4.49%) Systems Analyst
12 8 (4.49%) Business Analyst
13 7 (3.93%) Integration Architect
13 7 (3.93%) Technical Architect
14 6 (3.37%) Data Architect
15 5 (2.81%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (33.15%) .NET
2 36 (20.22%) XML
3 34 (19.10%) Web Services
4 27 (15.17%) J2EE
5 25 (14.04%) HTML
6 20 (11.24%) WCF
7 17 (9.55%) REST
8 15 (8.43%) CSS
9 11 (6.18%) RabbitMQ
9 11 (6.18%) MSMQ
9 11 (6.18%) XHTML
10 10 (5.62%) .NET Framework
11 9 (5.06%) HTML5
11 9 (5.06%) jQuery
11 9 (5.06%) SOAP
12 8 (4.49%) ASP.NET
12 8 (4.49%) Ajax
13 7 (3.93%) JSP
13 7 (3.93%) Middleware
14 6 (3.37%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.30%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.06%) Computer Science
2 9 (5.06%) Mainframe
3 6 (3.37%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (2.25%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.25%) N-Tier
4 4 (2.25%) Web 2.0
4 4 (2.25%) Data Structures
4 4 (2.25%) Open Source
5 3 (1.69%) Tandem
5 3 (1.69%) Fat Client
5 3 (1.69%) FMCG
5 3 (1.69%) Client/Server
5 3 (1.69%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.12%) DTV
6 2 (1.12%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.56%) User Experience
7 1 (0.56%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 16 (8.99%) Windows
2 9 (5.06%) UNIX
3 6 (3.37%) Linux
4 5 (2.81%) Solaris
5 2 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.56%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (57.30%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (39.89%) E-Commerce
3 32 (17.98%) Enterprise Architecture
4 29 (16.29%) TDD
5 26 (14.61%) OO
6 25 (14.04%) Scrum
7 18 (10.11%) Data Modelling
8 17 (9.55%) Technical Architecture
8 17 (9.55%) Business Intelligence
9 16 (8.99%) UML
10 15 (8.43%) MVC
11 13 (7.30%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (6.74%) B2C
12 12 (6.74%) ETL
12 12 (6.74%) Content Management
12 12 (6.74%) Logical Data Model
13 11 (6.18%) Waterfall
13 11 (6.18%) Systems Analysis
13 11 (6.18%) Project Management
14 10 (5.62%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 51 (28.65%) Java
2 42 (23.60%) C#
3 31 (17.42%) SQL
4 21 (11.80%) JavaScript
5 9 (5.06%) VB
6 4 (2.25%) VB.NET
6 4 (2.25%) PHP
7 2 (1.12%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.56%) FQL
8 1 (0.56%) Golang
8 1 (0.56%) Ruby
8 1 (0.56%) PHP5
8 1 (0.56%) Python
8 1 (0.56%) C
8 1 (0.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (6.18%) Degree
2 2 (1.12%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.12%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.56%) CBAP
3 1 (0.56%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.25%) QA
2 1 (0.56%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.56%) SAP ITS
Systems Management
1 2 (1.12%) SCOM
1 2 (1.12%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (12.92%) Oracle
2 20 (11.24%) Microsoft
3 11 (6.18%) IBM
4 10 (5.62%) SAP
5 9 (5.06%) Sitecore
5 9 (5.06%) FatWire
6 7 (3.93%) webMethods
7 5 (2.81%) hybris
7 5 (2.81%) KANA
7 5 (2.81%) Software AG
7 5 (2.81%) TIBCO
8 3 (1.69%) BEA
9 2 (1.12%) MicroStrategy
9 2 (1.12%) Cognos
9 2 (1.12%) Talend
9 2 (1.12%) Splunk
9 2 (1.12%) AccuRev
10 1 (0.56%) Terracotta
10 1 (0.56%) WSO2
10 1 (0.56%) Facebook
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