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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 52 113 50
Rank change year-on-year
+61 -63
Contract jobs citing SOA 102 28 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.40% 0.96% 3.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.43% 1.29% 5.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 15 50
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£500 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £604 £563 £619
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £390
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +8.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 7
Average hourly rate £40.60 £43.25 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.12% +57.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.60 £40.50 £29.71
% change year-on-year
+0.24% +36.31%
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
2304 2165 1613
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 76.75% 74.60% 71.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1405 1238 857
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 151 139
Average hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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
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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
Essex +21 43 £575 +64.28% 5
Hertfordshire +10 29 £500 +33.33% 9
Cambridgeshire +1 10 £350 -37.07% 5
Bedfordshire +18 9 £538 -6.52%
Norfolk +3 6 £450 -
Suffolk - 5 £460 -
SOA
England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 95 (42.99%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (28.96%) Java
3 59 (26.70%) Oracle
4 57 (25.79%) Middleware
5 51 (23.08%) .NET
6 46 (20.81%) Web Services
7 44 (19.91%) REST
8 42 (19.00%) SQL Server
9 37 (16.74%) E-Commerce
10 34 (15.38%) TDD
11 32 (14.48%) TOGAF
11 32 (14.48%) SQL
12 31 (14.03%) Scrum
13 30 (13.57%) JavaScript
13 30 (13.57%) HTML
13 30 (13.57%) XML
13 30 (13.57%) jQuery
14 29 (13.12%) UML
15 28 (12.67%) Microsoft
15 28 (12.67%) CSS
15 28 (12.67%) Linux
15 28 (12.67%) Git (software)
16 27 (12.22%) SOAP
16 27 (12.22%) UNIX
17 26 (11.76%) J2EE
17 26 (11.76%) MVC
17 26 (11.76%) Relational Database
18 22 (9.95%) HTML5
18 22 (9.95%) C#
18 22 (9.95%) Continuous Integration

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 21 (9.50%) WebLogic
2 18 (8.14%) SharePoint
3 16 (7.24%) WebSphere
4 13 (5.88%) JBoss
5 11 (4.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 10 (4.52%) Mule
7 9 (4.07%) BizTalk Server
8 8 (3.62%) MQSeries
9 4 (1.81%) Confluence
9 4 (1.81%) Oracle Service Bus
10 3 (1.36%) Documentum
11 2 (0.90%) Apache
11 2 (0.90%) Apache ServiceMix
12 1 (0.45%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.45%) NServiceBus
12 1 (0.45%) Sitecore CMS
12 1 (0.45%) NetWeaver
12 1 (0.45%) WebLogic Portal
12 1 (0.45%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (4.52%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.36%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.36%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (4.98%) Maximo
2 1 (0.45%) SAP R/3
2 1 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.45%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 19 (8.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (6.33%) SaaS
4 13 (5.88%) PaaS
5 12 (5.43%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.45%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.33%) SSL
2 12 (5.43%) HTTP
2 12 (5.43%) TCP/IP
3 10 (4.52%) FTP
4 4 (1.81%) SAN
5 3 (1.36%) Telnet
5 3 (1.36%) Firewall
5 3 (1.36%) SSH
6 2 (0.90%) VLAN
6 2 (0.90%) NAS
7 1 (0.45%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.45%) Network Security
7 1 (0.45%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.45%) Internet
7 1 (0.45%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (19.00%) SQL Server
2 26 (11.76%) Relational Database
3 17 (7.69%) Oracle Database
4 10 (4.52%) RDBMS
5 9 (4.07%) MySQL
6 4 (1.81%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (1.36%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.90%) SQLBase
8 2 (0.90%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.45%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.45%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.45%) QlikView
9 1 (0.45%) SAP BW
9 1 (0.45%) DataStage
9 1 (0.45%) DTS
9 1 (0.45%) DB2
Development Applications
1 28 (12.67%) Git (software)
2 21 (9.50%) Jenkins
3 19 (8.60%) Subversion
4 13 (5.88%) JUnit
5 12 (5.43%) JIRA
6 9 (4.07%) Ant
6 9 (4.07%) Talend Open Studio
7 8 (3.62%) Selenium
8 5 (2.26%) ERwin
9 4 (1.81%) Maven
10 3 (1.36%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (1.36%) Visual Studio
11 2 (0.90%) SoapUI
12 1 (0.45%) Rational Rhapsody
12 1 (0.45%) SpecFlow
12 1 (0.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 1 (0.45%) CruiseControl
12 1 (0.45%) Fiddler
12 1 (0.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 1 (0.45%) StyleCop
General
1 18 (8.14%) Finance
2 13 (5.88%) Telecoms
2 13 (5.88%) Retail
3 4 (1.81%) Legal
4 3 (1.36%) Banking
5 2 (0.90%) Marketing
6 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.45%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.45%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 122 (55.20%) Architect
2 81 (36.65%) Solutions Architect
3 56 (25.34%) Developer
4 30 (13.57%) Java Developer
5 29 (13.12%) Technical Architect
6 22 (9.95%) Integration Architect
7 16 (7.24%) Designer
8 13 (5.88%) Applications Architect
9 12 (5.43%) Senior Developer
9 12 (5.43%) Solutions Designer
10 10 (4.52%) Senior Architect
11 9 (4.07%) Software Engineer
12 8 (3.62%) Java Software Engineer
12 8 (3.62%) PHP Developer
12 8 (3.62%) Consultant
12 8 (3.62%) Lead Architect
12 8 (3.62%) Lead Technical Architect
12 8 (3.62%) Senior Solutions Architect
13 7 (3.17%) Web Architect
14 6 (2.71%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (25.79%) Middleware
2 51 (23.08%) .NET
3 46 (20.81%) Web Services
4 44 (19.91%) REST
5 30 (13.57%) XML
5 30 (13.57%) HTML
5 30 (13.57%) jQuery
6 28 (12.67%) CSS
7 27 (12.22%) SOAP
8 26 (11.76%) J2EE
9 22 (9.95%) HTML5
10 16 (7.24%) CSS3
10 16 (7.24%) WCF
11 13 (5.88%) JSON
11 13 (5.88%) ASP.NET
11 13 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
11 13 (5.88%) KnockoutJS
11 13 (5.88%) Apache Camel
12 11 (4.98%) Ajax
13 9 (4.07%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (4.98%) Data Integration
2 10 (4.52%) GIS
3 8 (3.62%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (2.71%) User Experience
5 4 (1.81%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.81%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.36%) DataPower
7 2 (0.90%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (0.90%) Data Centre
7 2 (0.90%) N-Tier
7 2 (0.90%) FMCG
8 1 (0.45%) Web 2.0
8 1 (0.45%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.45%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 28 (12.67%) Linux
2 27 (12.22%) UNIX
3 18 (8.14%) Mac OS X
4 15 (6.79%) Windows
5 6 (2.71%) Solaris
6 4 (1.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.36%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.90%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (42.99%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (16.74%) E-Commerce
3 34 (15.38%) TDD
4 32 (14.48%) TOGAF
5 31 (14.03%) Scrum
6 29 (13.12%) UML
7 26 (11.76%) MVC
8 22 (9.95%) Continuous Integration
9 19 (8.60%) Kanban
10 18 (8.14%) OOP
11 17 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
11 17 (7.69%) Software Engineering
12 16 (7.24%) Technical Architecture
12 16 (7.24%) Open Source
12 16 (7.24%) API Design
13 15 (6.79%) Coaching
14 14 (6.33%) Mentoring
14 14 (6.33%) Stakeholder Management
14 14 (6.33%) ETL
15 13 (5.88%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 64 (28.96%) Java
2 32 (14.48%) SQL
3 30 (13.57%) JavaScript
4 22 (9.95%) C#
5 11 (4.98%) Ruby
6 8 (3.62%) PHP
6 8 (3.62%) Python
7 6 (2.71%) C++
8 4 (1.81%) Scala
9 1 (0.45%) Clojure
9 1 (0.45%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.45%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 22 (9.95%) Security Cleared
2 13 (5.88%) SC Cleared
3 7 (3.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (3.17%) MCPD
4 4 (1.81%) Degree
5 2 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.62%) QA
2 2 (0.90%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (0.90%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 20 (9.05%) Puppet
1 20 (9.05%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.36%) SCOM
3 1 (0.45%) Ansible
3 1 (0.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.45%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 59 (26.70%) Oracle
2 28 (12.67%) Microsoft
3 18 (8.14%) Citrix
4 17 (7.69%) VMware
5 16 (7.24%) TIBCO
6 15 (6.79%) IBM
6 15 (6.79%) WSO2
7 10 (4.52%) ESRI
8 9 (4.07%) Talend
8 9 (4.07%) Google
9 8 (3.62%) Zend
10 7 (3.17%) webMethods
11 6 (2.71%) Informatica
11 6 (2.71%) SAP
12 5 (2.26%) Sitecore
13 4 (1.81%) Software AG
14 3 (1.36%) Cisco
15 2 (0.90%) Apigee
15 2 (0.90%) Mashery
16 1 (0.45%) ForgeRock
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