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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 54 56 109
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +53
Contract jobs citing SOA 77 102 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.11% 3.44% 1.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.92% 4.40% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 68 20
Median daily rate £494 £500 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £350 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £612 £604 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £470 £450 £413
% change year-on-year
+4.44% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £40.60 £43.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.12%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £40.60 £43.25
% change year-on-year
+10.83% -6.12%
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
1962 2320 2266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 79.21% 78.25% 75.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1136 1403 1306
Median daily rate £425 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £538 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 161 155
Median hourly rate £27.62 £33.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.30% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +1.69%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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
Bedfordshire +21 28 £590 +9.76%
Cambridgeshire +24 15 £455 +30.00% 2
Essex -23 15 £450 -20.00% 1
Hertfordshire -3 11 £483 -1.02% 5
Norfolk -1 3 £480 +6.66% 1
Suffolk -6 3 £500 +8.69%
East Anglia - 2 £448 -
SOA
England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 94 (47.96%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (36.22%) Web Services
3 64 (32.65%) SOAP
3 64 (32.65%) REST
4 61 (31.12%) Oracle
5 60 (30.61%) XML
6 59 (30.10%) C#
7 58 (29.59%) .NET
8 46 (23.47%) Middleware
9 43 (21.94%) Microsoft
10 42 (21.43%) Java
11 38 (19.39%) Software Engineering
12 37 (18.88%) Microservices
13 36 (18.37%) SQL
14 35 (17.86%) JSON
15 33 (16.84%) E-Commerce
16 31 (15.82%) TDD
17 28 (14.29%) WSO2
18 27 (13.78%) Apache Camel
18 27 (13.78%) Windows
19 26 (13.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 26 (13.27%) Analytical Skills
20 24 (12.24%) IBM
20 24 (12.24%) Data Modelling
20 24 (12.24%) Open Source
21 23 (11.73%) ASP.NET
21 23 (11.73%) Scrum
22 22 (11.22%) Google
22 22 (11.22%) XSD
22 22 (11.22%) XSLT

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 26 (13.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 20 (10.20%) Oracle Service Bus
3 19 (9.69%) Apache ServiceMix
4 18 (9.18%) JBoss
5 11 (5.61%) WebSphere
6 9 (4.59%) Mule
7 8 (4.08%) Confluence
8 7 (3.57%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (2.55%) WebLogic
10 3 (1.53%) Apache
11 2 (1.02%) CMS
11 2 (1.02%) IIS
12 1 (0.51%) NetWeaver
12 1 (0.51%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.51%) Tomcat
Applications
1 16 (8.16%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (6.12%) Maximo
2 10 (5.10%) Oracle BPM
3 8 (4.08%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (2.04%) BusinessWorks
4 4 (2.04%) SAP CRM
5 3 (1.53%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (1.02%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (1.02%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (1.02%) Primavera
6 2 (1.02%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 2 (1.02%) Unit4 Business World
7 1 (0.51%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.08%) SaaS
2 7 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (3.06%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.02%) Force.com
4 2 (1.02%) Google Analytics
4 2 (1.02%) iPaaS
4 2 (1.02%) PaaS
5 1 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.51%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.55%) HTTP
2 3 (1.53%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.51%) FTP
3 1 (0.51%) Internet
3 1 (0.51%) SSL
3 1 (0.51%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (9.69%) MySQL
2 15 (7.65%) SQL Server
3 13 (6.63%) Oracle Database
4 7 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (3.06%) Amazon RDS
5 6 (3.06%) Amazon Redshift
5 6 (3.06%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (3.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (2.55%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (2.55%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 5 (2.55%) Oracle Database 12c
7 4 (2.04%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (2.04%) Oracle ODI
8 3 (1.53%) DB2
8 3 (1.53%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.02%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.02%) CouchDB
9 2 (1.02%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.02%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.02%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 11 (5.61%) Visual Studio
2 10 (5.10%) EasyMock
2 10 (5.10%) Mockito
3 8 (4.08%) JIRA
4 7 (3.57%) Git (software)
5 6 (3.06%) Ant
6 5 (2.55%) Jenkins
6 5 (2.55%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (2.04%) NUnit
7 4 (2.04%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (1.02%) AccuRev
8 2 (1.02%) CruiseControl
8 2 (1.02%) Gradle
8 2 (1.02%) JUnit
8 2 (1.02%) MSTest
8 2 (1.02%) SoapUI
8 2 (1.02%) SonarQube
8 2 (1.02%) Subversion
9 1 (0.51%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.51%) TeamCity
General
1 22 (11.22%) Finance
2 12 (6.12%) Retail
3 8 (4.08%) Advertising
4 5 (2.55%) General Ledger
5 4 (2.04%) Financial Institution
5 4 (2.04%) Legal
6 2 (1.02%) Marketing
7 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.51%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 85 (43.37%) Architect
2 84 (42.86%) Developer
3 48 (24.49%) Solutions Architect
4 29 (14.80%) SOA Developer
5 26 (13.27%) Designer
5 26 (13.27%) Senior Developer
5 26 (13.27%) Technical Architect
6 25 (12.76%) .NET Developer
7 18 (9.18%) Java Developer
8 15 (7.65%) Senior .NET Developer
9 14 (7.14%) C# Developer
10 13 (6.63%) SQL Developer
11 12 (6.12%) C# .NET Developer
11 12 (6.12%) Solutions Designer
12 11 (5.61%) Agile Developer
13 10 (5.10%) Senior Designer
14 9 (4.59%) XML Developer
15 8 (4.08%) Analyst
15 8 (4.08%) ASP.NET Developer
15 8 (4.08%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (36.22%) Web Services
2 64 (32.65%) REST
2 64 (32.65%) SOAP
3 60 (30.61%) XML
4 58 (29.59%) .NET
5 46 (23.47%) Middleware
6 35 (17.86%) JSON
7 27 (13.78%) Apache Camel
8 23 (11.73%) ASP.NET
9 22 (11.22%) XSD
9 22 (11.22%) XSLT
10 20 (10.20%) WCF
11 18 (9.18%) ASP.NET Web API
12 17 (8.67%) WireMock
13 15 (7.65%) .NET Framework
13 15 (7.65%) HTML
14 13 (6.63%) CSS
15 12 (6.12%) RESTful
16 11 (5.61%) J2EE
16 11 (5.61%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 26 (13.27%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (7.65%) Enterprise Software
3 14 (7.14%) Hybrid Cloud
4 7 (3.57%) Data Integration
5 6 (3.06%) Data Protection Act
6 4 (2.04%) Data Structures
6 4 (2.04%) Virtual Team
7 3 (1.53%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.02%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.02%) Web 2.0
9 1 (0.51%) FMCG
9 1 (0.51%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (0.51%) iPad
9 1 (0.51%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.51%) PMI
9 1 (0.51%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 27 (13.78%) Windows
2 15 (7.65%) Linux
3 12 (6.12%) Unix
4 3 (1.53%) Android
4 3 (1.53%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.02%) Solaris
6 1 (0.51%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (47.96%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (19.39%) Software Engineering
3 37 (18.88%) Microservices
4 33 (16.84%) E-Commerce
5 31 (15.82%) TDD
6 24 (12.24%) Data Modelling
6 24 (12.24%) Open Source
7 23 (11.73%) Scrum
8 22 (11.22%) Reverse Engineering
9 21 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
10 20 (10.20%) OO
11 17 (8.67%) API Design
11 17 (8.67%) SDLC
11 17 (8.67%) Technical Architecture
12 16 (8.16%) RAD
13 15 (7.65%) Low Latency
13 15 (7.65%) TOGAF
14 14 (7.14%) User Stories
15 13 (6.63%) UML
15 13 (6.63%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 59 (30.10%) C#
2 42 (21.43%) Java
3 36 (18.37%) SQL
4 15 (7.65%) JavaScript
5 7 (3.57%) T-SQL
6 6 (3.06%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.02%) C++
7 2 (1.02%) PHP
7 2 (1.02%) XPath
8 1 (0.51%) ABAP
8 1 (0.51%) C
8 1 (0.51%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (4.08%) Degree
2 3 (1.53%) HND
2 3 (1.53%) SC Cleared
2 3 (1.53%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.51%) CISA
3 1 (0.51%) CISM
3 1 (0.51%) CISSP
3 1 (0.51%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.10%) QA
2 5 (2.55%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.53%) COBIT
3 3 (1.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.53%) ISO27002
System Software
1 1 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (0.51%) VirtualBox
1 1 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.02%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 2 (1.02%) MOM
2 1 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.51%) Puppet
Vendors
1 61 (31.12%) Oracle
2 43 (21.94%) Microsoft
3 28 (14.29%) WSO2
4 24 (12.24%) IBM
5 22 (11.22%) Google
6 19 (9.69%) Red Hat
7 18 (9.18%) SAP
8 8 (4.08%) TIBCO
9 7 (3.57%) Atlassian
10 6 (3.06%) DevExpress
11 5 (2.55%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (1.53%) Apigee
12 3 (1.53%) BEA
12 3 (1.53%) Mashery
12 3 (1.53%) MuleSoft
13 2 (1.02%) CA
13 2 (1.02%) FatWire
13 2 (1.02%) Omniture
13 2 (1.02%) Rally
13 2 (1.02%) webMethods
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