The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 54 57 59
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Contract jobs citing SOA 37 26 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.42% 2.13% 1.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.25% 2.88% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 18 12
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£370 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £329 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +13.97%
SOA
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1139 903 658
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 74.40% 74.02% 70.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 666 475 350
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £253 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 32 38
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.15 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.95% -37.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.43 £10.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.70 £33.00 £61.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SOA across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

SOA
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SOA across the Manchester region.

SOA Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

SOA
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOA across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

SOA Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

SOA
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SOA across the Manchester region.

SOA Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

SOA
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 27 February 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
Altrincham - - - -
Bolton - - - -
Oldham - - - -
SOA
North West

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 31 (48.44%) Web Services
2 23 (35.94%) .NET
3 21 (32.81%) MVC
4 20 (31.25%) CSS
4 20 (31.25%) Microsoft
5 19 (29.69%) SQL
6 18 (28.13%) JavaScript
6 18 (28.13%) C#
6 18 (28.13%) HTML
6 18 (28.13%) Oracle
6 18 (28.13%) SQL Server
6 18 (28.13%) XML
7 17 (26.56%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (26.56%) TDD
8 16 (25.00%) Open Source
9 14 (21.88%) SOAP
9 14 (21.88%) ASP.NET
10 13 (20.31%) Java
10 13 (20.31%) MS Excel
10 13 (20.31%) RESTful
10 13 (20.31%) Ajax
10 13 (20.31%) jQuery
11 12 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
12 11 (17.19%) JSON
12 11 (17.19%) OO
12 11 (17.19%) Finance
13 10 (15.63%) XHTML
13 10 (15.63%) T-SQL
13 10 (15.63%) Degree
13 10 (15.63%) Computer Science

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 6 (9.38%) CMS
2 5 (7.81%) Apache
2 5 (7.81%) Apache Solr
2 5 (7.81%) Oracle Service Bus
2 5 (7.81%) Orchard CMS
2 5 (7.81%) Apache Spark
3 4 (6.25%) TIBCO EMS
3 4 (6.25%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.69%) Liferay
5 2 (3.13%) JBoss
5 2 (3.13%) Oracle BPEL
5 2 (3.13%) JCAPS
5 2 (3.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (3.13%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.13%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.56%) IIS
6 1 (1.56%) CICS
6 1 (1.56%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.56%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.56%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
Applications
1 13 (20.31%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.81%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (3.13%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (7.81%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (6.25%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (6.25%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (4.69%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (4.69%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (4.69%) Oracle Retail
3 3 (4.69%) Oracle Assets
4 2 (3.13%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (3.13%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (1.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.56%) SaaS
2 1 (1.56%) PaaS
2 1 (1.56%) IaaS
2 1 (1.56%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.13%) FTP
1 2 (3.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (28.13%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (7.81%) RavenDB
3 5 (7.81%) Oracle Database
3 5 (7.81%) Relational Database
3 5 (7.81%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (6.25%) RDBMS
5 3 (4.69%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (4.69%) Couchbase
5 3 (4.69%) Oracle ODI
5 3 (4.69%) Big Data
6 2 (3.13%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (3.13%) MySQL
7 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.56%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.56%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.56%) Spotfire
7 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.56%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (10.94%) Visual Studio
2 6 (9.38%) Git (software)
3 5 (7.81%) Selenium
3 5 (7.81%) Axure RP
4 4 (6.25%) SoapUI
4 4 (6.25%) Jenkins
4 4 (6.25%) Subversion
5 3 (4.69%) Ant
5 3 (4.69%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.56%) JIRA
6 1 (1.56%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (1.56%) Trac
6 1 (1.56%) Sinon.JS
6 1 (1.56%) QUnit
6 1 (1.56%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.56%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.56%) Hudson
General
1 11 (17.19%) Finance
2 8 (12.50%) Retail
3 2 (3.13%) Banking
4 1 (1.56%) Local Government
4 1 (1.56%) Marketing
4 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.56%) Back Office
4 1 (1.56%) Electronics
4 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (45.31%) Developer
2 16 (25.00%) Architect
3 14 (21.88%) .NET Developer
4 8 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (9.38%) Tester
5 6 (9.38%) Software Architect
6 5 (7.81%) Senior Developer
6 5 (7.81%) Oracle Developer
6 5 (7.81%) QA Tester
6 5 (7.81%) Senior .NET Developer
6 5 (7.81%) Agile .NET Developer
7 3 (4.69%) Oracle DBA
7 3 (4.69%) DBA
7 3 (4.69%) Web Developer
7 3 (4.69%) Consultant
7 3 (4.69%) Analyst
8 2 (3.13%) Technical Architect
8 2 (3.13%) Project Manager
8 2 (3.13%) Technical Support
8 2 (3.13%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (48.44%) Web Services
2 23 (35.94%) .NET
3 20 (31.25%) CSS
4 18 (28.13%) HTML
4 18 (28.13%) XML
5 14 (21.88%) SOAP
5 14 (21.88%) ASP.NET
6 13 (20.31%) Ajax
6 13 (20.31%) jQuery
6 13 (20.31%) RESTful
7 12 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
8 11 (17.19%) JSON
9 10 (15.63%) XHTML
9 10 (15.63%) CSS3
10 9 (14.06%) XSLT
11 8 (12.50%) LINQ
12 7 (10.94%) Oracle Fusion
12 7 (10.94%) Middleware
13 6 (9.38%) SAML
13 6 (9.38%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 16 (25.00%) Open Source
2 10 (15.63%) Computer Science
3 9 (14.06%) NHS
4 7 (10.94%) Web 2.0
5 4 (6.25%) N-Tier
5 4 (6.25%) Mobile App
5 4 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (3.13%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (3.13%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.56%) W3C
7 1 (1.56%) DTV
7 1 (1.56%) Informatics
7 1 (1.56%) Life Science
7 1 (1.56%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.56%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.56%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.38%) Apple iOS
2 5 (7.81%) Linux
3 4 (6.25%) Windows
4 2 (3.13%) Android
4 2 (3.13%) UNIX
5 1 (1.56%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (32.81%) MVC
2 17 (26.56%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (26.56%) TDD
3 11 (17.19%) OO
4 10 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (14.06%) Mentoring
5 9 (14.06%) E-Commerce
6 8 (12.50%) Scrum
7 7 (10.94%) ITIL
7 7 (10.94%) CRM
8 6 (9.38%) PRINCE2
8 6 (9.38%) iOS Development
9 5 (7.81%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (7.81%) Workflow
10 4 (6.25%) OOD
10 4 (6.25%) OOP
10 4 (6.25%) ERP
10 4 (6.25%) EAI
10 4 (6.25%) BDD
11 3 (4.69%) ATDD
Programming Languages
1 19 (29.69%) SQL
2 18 (28.13%) C#
2 18 (28.13%) JavaScript
3 13 (20.31%) Java
4 10 (15.63%) T-SQL
5 6 (9.38%) Ruby
6 5 (7.81%) XPath
7 4 (6.25%) PL/SQL
7 4 (6.25%) Shell Script
8 3 (4.69%) Groovy
9 2 (3.13%) Perl
9 2 (3.13%) PHP
10 1 (1.56%) COBOL
10 1 (1.56%) VB
10 1 (1.56%) Python
10 1 (1.56%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 10 (15.63%) Degree
2 2 (3.13%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.13%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.81%) QA
2 2 (3.13%) SLA
3 1 (1.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.56%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (4.69%) TIBCO Hawk
1 3 (4.69%) Oracle Identity Management
2 2 (3.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 20 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 18 (28.13%) Oracle
3 5 (7.81%) Adobe
4 4 (6.25%) TIBCO
4 4 (6.25%) IBM
5 3 (4.69%) Informatica
6 2 (3.13%) hybris
7 1 (1.56%) VMware
7 1 (1.56%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.56%) SAP
7 1 (1.56%) Intel
7 1 (1.56%) Citrix
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