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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 85 48 77
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +29
Contract jobs citing SOA 62 94 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.02% 3.96% 2.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.61% 5.50% 3.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 53 29
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£550 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.02% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £340 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £587 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 11
Average hourly rate - - £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £29.50 £32.10
% change year-on-year
+27.11% -8.09%
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
2376 1708 2125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 77.32% 71.98% 69.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1457 850 1103
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 126 211
Average hourly rate £27.50 £36.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.61% +10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.53 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.60 £50.00 £41.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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 -6 15 £550 +46.66% 4
Hertfordshire -33 15 £333 -30.00% 12
Bedfordshire 0 14 £581 +78.84% 3
Cambridgeshire -8 10 £395 -7.05% 8
Suffolk -1 4 £550 +29.41% 1
Norfolk -24 4 £450 +24.13%
SOA
England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 45 (44.55%) Java
2 44 (43.56%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (36.63%) J2EE
4 30 (29.70%) XML
5 25 (24.75%) Enterprise Architecture
6 23 (22.77%) Web Services
7 22 (21.78%) OO
7 22 (21.78%) .NET
8 21 (20.79%) SQL
8 21 (20.79%) Finance
9 19 (18.81%) E-Commerce
10 18 (17.82%) UNIX
11 17 (16.83%) HTML
11 17 (16.83%) CSS
12 16 (15.84%) JavaScript
12 16 (15.84%) Scrum
13 15 (14.85%) Oracle
13 15 (14.85%) HTML5
14 14 (13.86%) IBM
15 13 (12.87%) Ant
15 13 (12.87%) C#
15 13 (12.87%) Data Modelling
15 13 (12.87%) WebSphere
16 12 (11.88%) Ajax
16 12 (11.88%) UML
17 11 (10.89%) Windows
17 11 (10.89%) RAD
17 11 (10.89%) TOGAF
17 11 (10.89%) Content Management
18 10 (9.90%) Zachman Framework

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 13 (12.87%) WebSphere
2 8 (7.92%) Apache
3 6 (5.94%) SharePoint
4 5 (4.95%) WebLogic
5 4 (3.96%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (3.96%) Node.js
5 4 (3.96%) Apache ServiceMix
5 4 (3.96%) CMS
5 4 (3.96%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (2.97%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 2 (1.98%) Lync
7 2 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.98%) WebLogic Portal
7 2 (1.98%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.99%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.99%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.99%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.99%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.99%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 4 (3.96%) MS Office
1 4 (3.96%) MS Excel
1 4 (3.96%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.98%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.99%) SAP ERP
1 1 (0.99%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.98%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.99%) SaaS
3 1 (0.99%) PaaS
3 1 (0.99%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.96%) HTTP
2 2 (1.98%) VLAN
2 2 (1.98%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.90%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.91%) Relational Database
3 5 (4.95%) NoSQL
4 4 (3.96%) MongoDB
4 4 (3.96%) Oracle Database
4 4 (3.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (3.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (3.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (2.97%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.97%) RDBMS
5 3 (2.97%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (2.97%) Couchbase
6 2 (1.98%) Redis
6 2 (1.98%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.98%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.98%) MySQL
7 1 (0.99%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.99%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.99%) OLAP
7 1 (0.99%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 13 (12.87%) Ant
2 6 (5.94%) Git (software)
2 6 (5.94%) Visual Studio
3 5 (4.95%) Eclipse
4 4 (3.96%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (2.97%) Subversion
5 3 (2.97%) JIRA
6 1 (0.99%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.99%) WebLogic Workshop
6 1 (0.99%) ERwin
6 1 (0.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.99%) Selenium
6 1 (0.99%) Maven
6 1 (0.99%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.99%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.99%) Behat
6 1 (0.99%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 21 (20.79%) Finance
2 9 (8.91%) Retail
3 7 (6.93%) Legal
3 7 (6.93%) Banking
4 5 (4.95%) Back Office
4 5 (4.95%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.97%) Marketing
6 2 (1.98%) French Language
6 2 (1.98%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.99%) Automotive
7 1 (0.99%) Online Betting
7 1 (0.99%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.99%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 48 (47.52%) Architect
2 31 (30.69%) Solutions Architect
3 27 (26.73%) Developer
4 12 (11.88%) Java Developer
5 9 (8.91%) Project Manager
6 7 (6.93%) Analyst
7 5 (4.95%) Technical Architect
7 5 (4.95%) Business Analyst
7 5 (4.95%) Solutions Designer
7 5 (4.95%) Designer
7 5 (4.95%) .NET Developer
7 5 (4.95%) C# Developer
7 5 (4.95%) Enterprise Architect
8 4 (3.96%) SOA Designer
8 4 (3.96%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (3.96%) Java Architect
8 4 (3.96%) Applications Architect
8 4 (3.96%) Lead Developer
9 3 (2.97%) Integration Architect
9 3 (2.97%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (36.63%) J2EE
2 30 (29.70%) XML
3 23 (22.77%) Web Services
4 22 (21.78%) .NET
5 17 (16.83%) HTML
5 17 (16.83%) CSS
6 15 (14.85%) HTML5
7 12 (11.88%) Ajax
8 10 (9.90%) JSP
8 10 (9.90%) Middleware
9 9 (8.91%) XHTML
10 8 (7.92%) Java EE
11 7 (6.93%) Hibernate
11 7 (6.93%) .NET Framework
11 7 (6.93%) REST
12 6 (5.94%) XSD
12 6 (5.94%) JMS
13 5 (4.95%) WCF
13 5 (4.95%) Spring
13 5 (4.95%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.94%) Enterprise Software
1 6 (5.94%) Open Source
2 5 (4.95%) Mainframe
2 5 (4.95%) Web 2.0
3 4 (3.96%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.97%) PKI
5 2 (1.98%) User Experience
5 2 (1.98%) Tandem
5 2 (1.98%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.98%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.98%) FMCG
5 2 (1.98%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.99%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.99%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.99%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 18 (17.82%) UNIX
2 11 (10.89%) Windows
3 9 (8.91%) Solaris
3 9 (8.91%) Linux
4 2 (1.98%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.98%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.99%) Android
5 1 (0.99%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (43.56%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (24.75%) Enterprise Architecture
3 22 (21.78%) OO
4 19 (18.81%) E-Commerce
5 16 (15.84%) Scrum
6 13 (12.87%) Data Modelling
7 12 (11.88%) UML
8 11 (10.89%) RAD
8 11 (10.89%) TOGAF
8 11 (10.89%) Content Management
9 10 (9.90%) Zachman Framework
9 10 (9.90%) RUP
10 9 (8.91%) Project Management
10 9 (8.91%) TDD
10 9 (8.91%) Technical Architecture
11 8 (7.92%) Waterfall
11 8 (7.92%) Validation
12 7 (6.93%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (6.93%) MVC
12 7 (6.93%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 45 (44.55%) Java
2 21 (20.79%) SQL
3 16 (15.84%) JavaScript
4 13 (12.87%) C#
5 7 (6.93%) VB
6 4 (3.96%) VB6
6 4 (3.96%) XAML
6 4 (3.96%) Shell Script
6 4 (3.96%) VB.NET
7 3 (2.97%) Python
7 3 (2.97%) PHP
7 3 (2.97%) PL/SQL
7 3 (2.97%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
8 1 (0.99%) FQL
8 1 (0.99%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 5 (4.95%) Degree
2 1 (0.99%) ISEB
2 1 (0.99%) MBA
2 1 (0.99%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.97%) QA
2 1 (0.99%) SLA
2 1 (0.99%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (2.97%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 2 (1.98%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (2.97%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (14.85%) Oracle
2 14 (13.86%) IBM
3 10 (9.90%) Microsoft
3 10 (9.90%) FatWire
4 7 (6.93%) SAP
5 5 (4.95%) Software AG
5 5 (4.95%) webMethods
6 4 (3.96%) AccuRev
6 4 (3.96%) DevExpress
7 3 (2.97%) TIBCO
8 2 (1.98%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.99%) Cognos
9 1 (0.99%) Vignette
9 1 (0.99%) Adobe
9 1 (0.99%) Citrix
9 1 (0.99%) BEA
9 1 (0.99%) MicroStrategy
9 1 (0.99%) Teradata
9 1 (0.99%) Terracotta
9 1 (0.99%) Zend
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