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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
England / East of England
Rank 48 19 35
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +16
Contract jobs citing SOA 80 160 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.74% 6.82% 4.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.70% 8.76% 5.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 124 91
Median daily rate £463 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.90% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £468 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £451 £450
% change year-on-year
-0.11% +0.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 1
Median hourly rate - £62.50 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £48.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+13.98% +13.52%

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
1702 1826 1982
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 79.53% 77.80% 77.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 998 1094 1217
Median daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 173 136
Median hourly rate £36.75 £40.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.12% +60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £16.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £55.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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 -9 39 £475 -13.63% 5
Cambridgeshire +3 23 £400 -25.58% 1
Hertfordshire -22 12 £475 -19.14% 2
Bedfordshire -23 4 £500 -13.04% 6
Suffolk -11 2 £515 +8.42%
SOA
England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 89 (54.27%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (38.41%) Web Services
3 60 (36.59%) J2EE
4 54 (32.93%) Java
5 49 (29.88%) Finance
6 47 (28.66%) TDD
7 46 (28.05%) .NET
8 45 (27.44%) OO
8 45 (27.44%) Scrum
9 44 (26.83%) TOGAF
9 44 (26.83%) Enterprise Architecture
10 42 (25.61%) Marketing
10 42 (25.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 42 (25.61%) Oracle
11 40 (24.39%) DevOps
12 38 (23.17%) Digital Marketing
13 35 (21.34%) Continuous Integration
14 34 (20.73%) Adobe
15 32 (19.51%) Open Source
16 30 (18.29%) Virtual Team
17 29 (17.68%) Middleware
18 28 (17.07%) SAP
19 26 (15.85%) Manufacturing
19 26 (15.85%) Zachman Framework
20 25 (15.24%) Kanban
21 24 (14.63%) Technical Architecture
21 24 (14.63%) HTML
21 24 (14.63%) JavaScript
22 23 (14.02%) Telecoms
23 22 (13.41%) Electronics

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 42 (25.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 19 (11.59%) Confluence
3 14 (8.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 11 (6.71%) WebLogic
5 9 (5.49%) Apache
5 9 (5.49%) JBoss
5 9 (5.49%) Oracle Service Bus
5 9 (5.49%) SharePoint
6 7 (4.27%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.83%) Mule
8 1 (0.61%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.61%) IIS
8 1 (0.61%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.61%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 22 (13.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 14 (8.54%) Adobe Campaign
3 10 (6.10%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (6.10%) Oracle EBS R12
4 7 (4.27%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (2.44%) BigMachines
6 3 (1.83%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.61%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.61%) Maximo
7 1 (0.61%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.49%) SaaS
2 4 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (9.15%) SMS
2 14 (8.54%) Internet
3 8 (4.88%) HTTP
3 8 (4.88%) SSL
4 7 (4.27%) TCP/IP
5 6 (3.66%) Intranet
6 1 (0.61%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (9.76%) Big Data
2 14 (8.54%) Oracle Database
3 11 (6.71%) NoSQL
3 11 (6.71%) SQL Server
4 7 (4.27%) Relational Database
5 5 (3.05%) MySQL
6 4 (2.44%) Oracle Database 12c
6 4 (2.44%) SAP HANA
7 3 (1.83%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.61%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.61%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.61%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.61%) Neo4j
8 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 19 (11.59%) JIRA
1 19 (11.59%) JIRA Agile
2 11 (6.71%) Jenkins
3 10 (6.10%) Git (software)
4 9 (5.49%) SoapUI
5 7 (4.27%) Subversion
6 4 (2.44%) Ant
7 3 (1.83%) Maven
8 1 (0.61%) Talend Open Studio
8 1 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.61%) Visual Studio
General
1 49 (29.88%) Finance
2 42 (25.61%) Marketing
3 26 (15.85%) Manufacturing
4 23 (14.02%) Telecoms
5 22 (13.41%) Electronics
6 15 (9.15%) Legal
7 9 (5.49%) Banking
8 5 (3.05%) Advertising
9 4 (2.44%) Billing
10 2 (1.22%) Automotive
11 1 (0.61%) Back Office
11 1 (0.61%) Retail
Job Titles
1 93 (56.71%) Architect
2 66 (40.24%) Solutions Architect
3 17 (10.37%) Digital Architect
4 15 (9.15%) Digital Marketing Architect
5 14 (8.54%) Scrum Master
6 13 (7.93%) Developer
7 12 (7.32%) Digital Solutions Architect
8 11 (6.71%) Java Architect
9 10 (6.10%) IT Architect
9 10 (6.10%) SOA Architect
10 9 (5.49%) Oracle Specialist
10 9 (5.49%) Support Specialist
11 8 (4.88%) SOA Specialist
11 8 (4.88%) Test Automation Specialist
11 8 (4.88%) Test Specialist
12 7 (4.27%) CRM Architect
12 7 (4.27%) CRM Solutions Architect
12 7 (4.27%) DBA
12 7 (4.27%) Oracle DBA
12 7 (4.27%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (38.41%) Web Services
2 60 (36.59%) J2EE
3 46 (28.05%) .NET
4 29 (17.68%) Middleware
5 24 (14.63%) HTML
6 22 (13.41%) SOAP
7 21 (12.80%) ASP.NET
7 21 (12.80%) Spring
8 20 (12.20%) Apache Flex
8 20 (12.20%) Hibernate
9 16 (9.76%) RESTful
10 10 (6.10%) JSON
11 9 (5.49%) Oracle Fusion
11 9 (5.49%) XML
12 6 (3.66%) Apache Camel
12 6 (3.66%) JMS
13 5 (3.05%) Ajax
13 5 (3.05%) XSLT
14 4 (2.44%) Java EE
14 4 (2.44%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 30 (18.29%) Virtual Team
2 20 (12.20%) Enterprise Software
3 15 (9.15%) Social Media
4 9 (5.49%) Linked Data
5 6 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.44%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.83%) Clustering
7 3 (1.83%) iPad
8 2 (1.22%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.61%) Augmented Reality
9 1 (0.61%) Biometrics
9 1 (0.61%) DataPower
9 1 (0.61%) iSeries
9 1 (0.61%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 20 (12.20%) Linux
2 13 (7.93%) Unix
3 7 (4.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (3.05%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (54.27%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (28.66%) TDD
3 45 (27.44%) OO
3 45 (27.44%) Scrum
4 44 (26.83%) Enterprise Architecture
4 44 (26.83%) TOGAF
5 40 (24.39%) DevOps
6 38 (23.17%) Digital Marketing
7 35 (21.34%) Continuous Integration
8 32 (19.51%) Open Source
9 26 (15.85%) Zachman Framework
10 25 (15.24%) Kanban
11 24 (14.63%) Technical Architecture
12 22 (13.41%) Business Intelligence
12 22 (13.41%) Programme Management
12 22 (13.41%) User Stories
13 20 (12.20%) BDD
13 20 (12.20%) Coaching
13 20 (12.20%) Information Security
14 18 (10.98%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 54 (32.93%) Java
2 24 (14.63%) JavaScript
3 11 (6.71%) C#
4 7 (4.27%) Perl
5 4 (2.44%) C
5 4 (2.44%) Ruby
5 4 (2.44%) SQL
5 4 (2.44%) XPath
6 3 (1.83%) Scala
7 2 (1.22%) Groovy
8 1 (0.61%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.61%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (8.54%) Degree
2 2 (1.22%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.61%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.61%) ISEB
3 1 (0.61%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 9 (5.49%) Virtual Servers
2 7 (4.27%) Docker
3 3 (1.83%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (4.27%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (4.27%) Puppet
Vendors
1 42 (25.61%) Oracle
2 34 (20.73%) Adobe
3 28 (17.07%) SAP
4 14 (8.54%) WSO2
5 11 (6.71%) Microsoft
6 10 (6.10%) IBM
7 8 (4.88%) Forcepoint
8 3 (1.83%) TIBCO
9 2 (1.22%) hybris
10 1 (0.61%) BEA
10 1 (0.61%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.61%) Talend
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