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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 38 28 42
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +14
Contract jobs citing SOA 97 132 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 4.25% 5.05% 4.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.29% 6.60% 5.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 103 88
Median daily rate £463 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.90% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £475 £382
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £470 £450
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £43.00 £45.75 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.01% -8.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 £45.00 £48.75
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
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
1833 1999 2251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 80.39% 76.53% 78.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1079 1153 1450
Median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £287 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 143 201 143
Median hourly rate £36.00 £36.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% +55.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.68 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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
Essex +3 39 £475 -13.63% 7
Hertfordshire +4 27 £463 -14.94% 9
Cambridgeshire +14 23 £400 -25.58% 5
Bedfordshire -16 6 £438 -23.91% 6
Suffolk -11 2 £515 +0.48%
SOA
England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 80 (53.69%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (40.27%) Web Services
3 54 (36.24%) J2EE
4 51 (34.23%) Java
5 47 (31.54%) .NET
6 45 (30.20%) Enterprise Architecture
7 43 (28.86%) TOGAF
8 41 (27.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 41 (27.52%) Oracle
9 39 (26.17%) OO
10 38 (25.50%) Finance
10 38 (25.50%) Marketing
11 35 (23.49%) TDD
11 35 (23.49%) Scrum
12 33 (22.15%) Continuous Integration
13 32 (21.48%) Digital Marketing
13 32 (21.48%) Adobe
14 31 (20.81%) Open Source
15 30 (20.13%) DevOps
16 27 (18.12%) Middleware
17 26 (17.45%) Zachman Framework
18 23 (15.44%) SAP
19 22 (14.77%) ASP.NET
19 22 (14.77%) JavaScript
20 21 (14.09%) SOAP
20 21 (14.09%) Spring
21 20 (13.42%) Linux
21 20 (13.42%) HTML
21 20 (13.42%) Virtual Team
22 19 (12.75%) API Design

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 41 (27.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 14 (9.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 11 (7.38%) JBoss
4 10 (6.71%) Apache
5 9 (6.04%) Confluence
5 9 (6.04%) Oracle Service Bus
5 9 (6.04%) SharePoint
6 7 (4.70%) WebLogic
7 5 (3.36%) WebSphere
8 4 (2.68%) Mule
9 2 (1.34%) IIS
10 1 (0.67%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.67%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 16 (10.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 14 (9.40%) Adobe Campaign
3 11 (7.38%) Dynamics CRM
4 10 (6.71%) Oracle EBS R12
5 7 (4.70%) Oracle EBS
6 5 (3.36%) BigMachines
7 1 (0.67%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.67%) Maximo
7 1 (0.67%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.71%) SaaS
2 1 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (10.07%) SMS
2 11 (7.38%) Internet
3 10 (6.71%) HTTP
4 9 (6.04%) SSL
4 9 (6.04%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.34%) AMQP
5 2 (1.34%) Firewall
5 2 (1.34%) Intranet
6 1 (0.67%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (10.74%) Big Data
2 13 (8.72%) SQL Server
3 11 (7.38%) NoSQL
4 10 (6.71%) Oracle Database
5 9 (6.04%) Relational Database
6 5 (3.36%) MySQL
6 5 (3.36%) SAP HANA
7 2 (1.34%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.67%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.67%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.67%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.67%) Neo4j
8 1 (0.67%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 14 (9.40%) Git (software)
2 12 (8.05%) Jenkins
3 9 (6.04%) JIRA
3 9 (6.04%) JIRA Agile
3 9 (6.04%) Subversion
4 6 (4.03%) SoapUI
5 2 (1.34%) Ant
5 2 (1.34%) JMeter
5 2 (1.34%) JUnit
5 2 (1.34%) Maven
6 1 (0.67%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 38 (25.50%) Finance
1 38 (25.50%) Marketing
2 18 (12.08%) Manufacturing
3 17 (11.41%) Telecoms
4 16 (10.74%) Electronics
5 15 (10.07%) Legal
6 8 (5.37%) Banking
7 5 (3.36%) Advertising
7 5 (3.36%) Billing
8 1 (0.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 91 (61.07%) Architect
2 67 (44.97%) Solutions Architect
3 17 (11.41%) Developer
3 17 (11.41%) Digital Architect
4 15 (10.07%) Digital Marketing Architect
5 13 (8.72%) Digital Solutions Architect
6 11 (7.38%) IT Architect
6 11 (7.38%) Java Architect
7 9 (6.04%) Oracle Specialist
7 9 (6.04%) Support Specialist
8 8 (5.37%) SOA Architect
9 7 (4.70%) CRM Architect
9 7 (4.70%) CRM Solutions Architect
9 7 (4.70%) DBA
9 7 (4.70%) Oracle DBA
9 7 (4.70%) Security Architect
9 7 (4.70%) Security Solutions Architect
9 7 (4.70%) SOA Specialist
10 6 (4.03%) Oracle SOA Administrator
10 6 (4.03%) SOA Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (40.27%) Web Services
2 54 (36.24%) J2EE
3 47 (31.54%) .NET
4 27 (18.12%) Middleware
5 22 (14.77%) ASP.NET
6 21 (14.09%) SOAP
6 21 (14.09%) Spring
7 20 (13.42%) HTML
8 19 (12.75%) RESTful
9 18 (12.08%) Apache Flex
9 18 (12.08%) Hibernate
10 13 (8.72%) XML
11 12 (8.05%) JSON
12 7 (4.70%) Apache Camel
12 7 (4.70%) REST
13 6 (4.03%) Java EE
13 6 (4.03%) JMS
13 6 (4.03%) Oracle Fusion
14 4 (2.68%) Apache CXF
14 4 (2.68%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 20 (13.42%) Virtual Team
2 15 (10.07%) Social Media
3 9 (6.04%) Linked Data
4 8 (5.37%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.68%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.68%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.01%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.67%) Augmented Reality
7 1 (0.67%) Biometrics
7 1 (0.67%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.67%) DataPower
7 1 (0.67%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 20 (13.42%) Linux
2 11 (7.38%) Unix
3 9 (6.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (3.36%) Solaris
5 1 (0.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (53.69%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (30.20%) Enterprise Architecture
3 43 (28.86%) TOGAF
4 39 (26.17%) OO
5 35 (23.49%) Scrum
5 35 (23.49%) TDD
6 33 (22.15%) Continuous Integration
7 32 (21.48%) Digital Marketing
8 31 (20.81%) Open Source
9 30 (20.13%) DevOps
10 26 (17.45%) Zachman Framework
11 19 (12.75%) API Design
12 18 (12.08%) Technical Architecture
13 17 (11.41%) Kanban
13 17 (11.41%) Presales
14 16 (10.74%) Business Intelligence
14 16 (10.74%) Programme Management
15 15 (10.07%) Big Data Analytics
15 15 (10.07%) Data Analytics
15 15 (10.07%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 51 (34.23%) Java
2 22 (14.77%) JavaScript
3 14 (9.40%) C#
4 7 (4.70%) Perl
4 7 (4.70%) SQL
5 5 (3.36%) XPath
6 3 (2.01%) C
6 3 (2.01%) Ruby
6 3 (2.01%) Scala
7 1 (0.67%) Groovy
7 1 (0.67%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (8.72%) Degree
2 1 (0.67%) ISEB
2 1 (0.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.01%) QA
System Software
1 9 (6.04%) Docker
1 9 (6.04%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 9 (6.04%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (6.04%) Puppet
2 2 (1.34%) Ansible
3 1 (0.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 41 (27.52%) Oracle
2 32 (21.48%) Adobe
3 23 (15.44%) SAP
4 16 (10.74%) WSO2
5 11 (7.38%) Microsoft
6 8 (5.37%) Forcepoint
6 8 (5.37%) IBM
7 3 (2.01%) TIBCO
8 2 (1.34%) hybris
9 1 (0.67%) BEA
9 1 (0.67%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.67%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.67%) Talend
9 1 (0.67%) Telerik
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