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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 37 42 81
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +39
Contract jobs citing SOA 102 102 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 4.02% 3.83% 2.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.18% 5.01% 2.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 72 37
Average daily rate £505 £461 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.48% -2.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £303 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £638 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £431 £411
% change year-on-year
+10.28% +4.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £38.43 £46.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.00 £38.43 £49.25
% change year-on-year
+27.52% -21.97%
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
1971 2034 2339
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 77.69% 76.38% 76.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1171 1151 1327
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 148 139
Average hourly rate £27.50 £33.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 29 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(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 +14 37 £590 -3.67% 3
Essex +9 22 £400 -28.88% 1
Hertfordshire +7 22 £483 +13.52% 4
Cambridgeshire +7 13 £500 +63.26% 3
Norfolk -7 3 £416 -10.05%
Suffolk -14 3 £413 -8.33%
East Anglia - 3 £470 -
SOA
England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

1 142 (52.40%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (32.84%) REST
3 79 (29.15%) Web Services
4 78 (28.78%) Middleware
5 77 (28.41%) .NET
6 75 (27.68%) SOAP
7 73 (26.94%) C#
8 62 (22.88%) Java
9 60 (22.14%) TDD
10 59 (21.77%) SQL
10 59 (21.77%) E-Commerce
11 58 (21.40%) Oracle
12 57 (21.03%) XML
13 53 (19.56%) Software Engineering
14 51 (18.82%) Microsoft
15 47 (17.34%) Microservices
16 42 (15.50%) OO
17 35 (12.92%) WCF
18 34 (12.55%) JSON
19 33 (12.18%) Data Modelling
19 33 (12.18%) Continuous Integration
19 33 (12.18%) API Design
20 32 (11.81%) Scrum
21 31 (11.44%) HTML
22 30 (11.07%) Open Source
22 30 (11.07%) Finance
23 29 (10.70%) Analytical Skills
23 29 (10.70%) WSO2
24 27 (9.96%) IBM
24 27 (9.96%) Red Hat

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 25 (9.23%) JBoss
1 25 (9.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 19 (7.01%) Apache ServiceMix
3 14 (5.17%) Oracle Service Bus
3 14 (5.17%) WebSphere
4 11 (4.06%) Confluence
5 10 (3.69%) Node.js
6 9 (3.32%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (1.85%) Apache
7 5 (1.85%) WebLogic
8 4 (1.48%) CMS
8 4 (1.48%) SharePoint
9 3 (1.11%) Mule
10 2 (0.74%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 2 (0.74%) NetWeaver
10 2 (0.74%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.74%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.37%) Tomcat
Applications
1 19 (7.01%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (4.80%) Maximo
2 10 (3.69%) Oracle BPM
3 7 (2.58%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (1.48%) SAP CRM
5 3 (1.11%) BusinessWorks
5 3 (1.11%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.74%) Adobe Campaign
6 2 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.74%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.74%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (0.74%) Primavera
6 2 (0.74%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 2 (0.74%) Unit4 Business World
7 1 (0.37%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 20 (7.38%) SaaS
2 11 (4.06%) Cloud Computing
3 9 (3.32%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (1.48%) PaaS
6 3 (1.11%) IaaS
7 2 (0.74%) Force.com
7 2 (0.74%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.74%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.43%) HTTP
2 7 (2.58%) SSL
2 7 (2.58%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.11%) FTP
3 3 (1.11%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.74%) SMS
5 1 (0.37%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (8.86%) SQL Server
2 22 (8.12%) MySQL
3 10 (3.69%) MongoDB
3 10 (3.69%) Relational Database
4 8 (2.95%) Apache Cassandra
4 8 (2.95%) CouchDB
4 8 (2.95%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (2.95%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 8 (2.95%) NoSQL
5 6 (2.21%) Oracle Database
6 5 (1.85%) Amazon RDS
6 5 (1.85%) Amazon Redshift
7 4 (1.48%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (1.48%) DataStage
7 4 (1.48%) WebFOCUS
8 3 (1.11%) DB2
8 3 (1.11%) GIS
8 3 (1.11%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.74%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (0.74%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 25 (9.23%) Git (software)
2 16 (5.90%) Jenkins
3 13 (4.80%) Subversion
4 11 (4.06%) JIRA
5 10 (3.69%) EasyMock
5 10 (3.69%) Mockito
6 6 (2.21%) Ant
6 6 (2.21%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (1.85%) NUnit
7 5 (1.85%) Visual Studio
8 4 (1.48%) Oracle Forms
9 3 (1.11%) CruiseControl
9 3 (1.11%) MSTest
10 2 (0.74%) AccuRev
10 2 (0.74%) FitNesse
10 2 (0.74%) Gradle
10 2 (0.74%) SoapUI
10 2 (0.74%) SonarQube
10 2 (0.74%) SpecFlow
10 2 (0.74%) TeamCity
General
1 30 (11.07%) Finance
2 19 (7.01%) Retail
3 9 (3.32%) Financial Institution
4 7 (2.58%) Advertising
4 7 (2.58%) Legal
5 4 (1.48%) General Ledger
5 4 (1.48%) Marketing
6 2 (0.74%) Military
6 2 (0.74%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.37%) Automotive
7 1 (0.37%) Banking
7 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 131 (48.34%) Architect
2 96 (35.42%) Developer
3 85 (31.37%) Solutions Architect
4 43 (15.87%) Senior Developer
5 34 (12.55%) Designer
6 31 (11.44%) Java Developer
6 31 (11.44%) SOA Developer
7 30 (11.07%) Technical Architect
8 23 (8.49%) E-Commerce Architect
9 22 (8.12%) .NET Developer
10 20 (7.38%) Solutions Designer
11 19 (7.01%) C# Developer
12 18 (6.64%) Digital Architect
13 17 (6.27%) C# .NET Developer
13 17 (6.27%) Senior .NET Developer
13 17 (6.27%) Senior Java Developer
14 15 (5.54%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
14 15 (5.54%) Integration Architect
15 14 (5.17%) Senior Architect
16 13 (4.80%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (32.84%) REST
2 79 (29.15%) Web Services
3 78 (28.78%) Middleware
4 77 (28.41%) .NET
5 75 (27.68%) SOAP
6 57 (21.03%) XML
7 35 (12.92%) WCF
8 34 (12.55%) JSON
9 31 (11.44%) HTML
10 26 (9.59%) ASP.NET
11 25 (9.23%) XSD
12 23 (8.49%) Apache Camel
12 23 (8.49%) XSLT
13 21 (7.75%) J2EE
14 18 (6.64%) CSS
15 17 (6.27%) ASP.NET Web API
16 15 (5.54%) ASP.NET MVC
16 15 (5.54%) HTML5
17 14 (5.17%) Ajax
18 11 (4.06%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 29 (10.70%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (6.64%) Data Integration
3 17 (6.27%) Hybrid Cloud
4 10 (3.69%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (3.32%) N-Tier
6 5 (1.85%) Data Protection Act
7 4 (1.48%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.74%) Inversion of Control
8 2 (0.74%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.74%) Social Media
8 2 (0.74%) Web 2.0
9 1 (0.37%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.37%) FMCG
9 1 (0.37%) iPad
9 1 (0.37%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.37%) PMI
9 1 (0.37%) RIA
9 1 (0.37%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 26 (9.59%) Windows
2 20 (7.38%) Linux
3 19 (7.01%) Unix
4 8 (2.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (2.58%) Mac OS X
6 3 (1.11%) Android
6 3 (1.11%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.74%) Solaris
7 2 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.74%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.37%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (52.40%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (22.14%) TDD
3 59 (21.77%) E-Commerce
4 53 (19.56%) Software Engineering
5 47 (17.34%) Microservices
6 42 (15.50%) OO
7 33 (12.18%) API Design
7 33 (12.18%) Continuous Integration
7 33 (12.18%) Data Modelling
8 32 (11.81%) Scrum
9 30 (11.07%) Open Source
10 26 (9.59%) Reverse Engineering
10 26 (9.59%) TOGAF
11 25 (9.23%) Enterprise Architecture
11 25 (9.23%) Technical Architecture
11 25 (9.23%) User Stories
12 21 (7.75%) SDLC
13 19 (7.01%) RAD
14 18 (6.64%) Low Latency
14 18 (6.64%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 73 (26.94%) C#
2 62 (22.88%) Java
3 59 (21.77%) SQL
4 20 (7.38%) JavaScript
5 4 (1.48%) Ruby
5 4 (1.48%) Scala
6 2 (0.74%) ABAP
6 2 (0.74%) C++
6 2 (0.74%) PHP
6 2 (0.74%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.37%) C
7 1 (0.37%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (4.80%) Security Cleared
2 11 (4.06%) SC Cleared
3 6 (2.21%) Degree
4 3 (1.11%) HND
5 1 (0.37%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.37%) CISA
5 1 (0.37%) CISM
5 1 (0.37%) CISSP
5 1 (0.37%) ISEB
5 1 (0.37%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.37%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.69%) QA
2 7 (2.58%) COBIT
2 7 (2.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (2.58%) ISO27002
3 5 (1.85%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.74%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (0.37%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.37%) iptables
1 1 (0.37%) VirtualBox
1 1 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (4.43%) Opscode Chef
1 12 (4.43%) Puppet
2 8 (2.95%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 8 (2.95%) MOM
Vendors
1 58 (21.40%) Oracle
2 51 (18.82%) Microsoft
3 29 (10.70%) WSO2
4 27 (9.96%) IBM
4 27 (9.96%) Red Hat
5 24 (8.86%) Google
6 19 (7.01%) SAP
7 11 (4.06%) DevExpress
8 10 (3.69%) TIBCO
9 8 (2.95%) Sitecore
10 7 (2.58%) Atlassian
11 5 (1.85%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (1.48%) Teradata
12 4 (1.48%) VMware
13 3 (1.11%) Apigee
13 3 (1.11%) BEA
13 3 (1.11%) Citrix
13 3 (1.11%) ESRI
13 3 (1.11%) MuleSoft
13 3 (1.11%) webMethods
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