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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 51 64 68
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +4
Contract jobs citing SOA 57 23 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 3.08% 1.76% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.99% 2.29% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 14 8
Average daily rate
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£475 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £323 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £514 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £435 £377
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +15.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £33.64 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +18.64%
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
1430 1004 883
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 77.26% 76.70% 73.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 870 599 469
Average daily rate £388 £350 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 28 45
Average hourly rate £33.64 £15.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+124.26% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £38.00 £36.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 August 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 38 (42.70%) Oracle
2 36 (40.45%) Java
2 36 (40.45%) Oracle BPM
3 35 (39.33%) Middleware
4 34 (38.20%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (38.20%) SOAP
5 29 (32.58%) Oracle EBS
6 28 (31.46%) Oracle Fusion
7 27 (30.34%) TDD
8 25 (28.09%) Open Source
9 23 (25.84%) Web Services
10 20 (22.47%) OO
10 20 (22.47%) TOGAF
11 19 (21.35%) OOP
12 18 (20.22%) ERP
13 17 (19.10%) MVC
13 17 (19.10%) Mentoring
14 16 (17.98%) Oracle Database
14 16 (17.98%) Scrum
14 16 (17.98%) Subversion
14 16 (17.98%) Continuous Integration
15 15 (16.85%) Groovy
15 15 (16.85%) Spring
15 15 (16.85%) Git (software)
15 15 (16.85%) REST
15 15 (16.85%) UML
15 15 (16.85%) .NET
15 15 (16.85%) SQL Server
16 14 (15.73%) JBoss
16 14 (15.73%) Hibernate

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 14 (15.73%) JBoss
2 10 (11.24%) WebLogic
3 9 (10.11%) Liferay
4 7 (7.87%) Oracle Service Bus
4 7 (7.87%) Tomcat
4 7 (7.87%) Apache ServiceMix
5 6 (6.74%) Apache
5 6 (6.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 4 (4.49%) Documentum
6 4 (4.49%) CMS
6 4 (4.49%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (2.25%) WebLogic Portal
7 2 (2.25%) WebLogic Integration
7 2 (2.25%) Umbraco
8 1 (1.12%) Mule
8 1 (1.12%) JCAPS
8 1 (1.12%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (1.12%) AquaLogic
8 1 (1.12%) Oracle BPEL
8 1 (1.12%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (5.62%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.12%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 36 (40.45%) Oracle BPM
2 29 (32.58%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (7.87%) Oracle TCA
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.25%) SaaS
1 2 (2.25%) PaaS
1 2 (2.25%) IaaS
2 1 (1.12%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (1.12%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.74%) HTTP
2 2 (2.25%) FTP
3 1 (1.12%) VoIP
3 1 (1.12%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.12%) 802.11
3 1 (1.12%) MPLS
3 1 (1.12%) OSPF
3 1 (1.12%) BGP
3 1 (1.12%) Firewall
3 1 (1.12%) IPsec
3 1 (1.12%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (1.12%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (17.98%) Oracle Database
2 15 (16.85%) SQL Server
3 10 (11.24%) Oracle Database 11g
4 8 (8.99%) Oracle Database 12c
5 6 (6.74%) Big Data
5 6 (6.74%) Hadoop
6 4 (4.49%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (4.49%) NoSQL
7 3 (3.37%) MySQL
7 3 (3.37%) MongoDB
8 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (2.25%) MS Access
8 2 (2.25%) Couchbase
8 2 (2.25%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 16 (17.98%) Subversion
2 15 (16.85%) Git (software)
3 13 (14.61%) Mercurial
4 7 (7.87%) SoapUI
5 4 (4.49%) Lombardi
5 4 (4.49%) Jenkins
6 3 (3.37%) Selenium
6 3 (3.37%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (3.37%) Visual Studio
7 2 (2.25%) Maven
7 2 (2.25%) Gradle
8 1 (1.12%) Ant
8 1 (1.12%) JUnit
8 1 (1.12%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (1.12%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.12%) Log4j
8 1 (1.12%) TestNG
8 1 (1.12%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.12%) JProfiler
8 1 (1.12%) Hudson
General
1 14 (15.73%) Finance
2 5 (5.62%) Retail
3 4 (4.49%) Banking
4 2 (2.25%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.25%) Marketing
4 2 (2.25%) Back Office
5 1 (1.12%) Electronics
5 1 (1.12%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 49 (55.06%) Architect
2 26 (29.21%) Developer
3 22 (24.72%) Solutions Architect
4 14 (15.73%) Java Developer
4 14 (15.73%) Oracle Architect
5 12 (13.48%) Senior Java Developer
5 12 (13.48%) Senior Developer
6 10 (11.24%) Java Architect
7 9 (10.11%) Technical Architect
8 8 (8.99%) Designer
9 7 (7.87%) .NET Developer
9 7 (7.87%) Middleware Architect
10 6 (6.74%) Software Architect
11 5 (5.62%) Java Technical Architect
11 5 (5.62%) Oracle Developer
11 5 (5.62%) Oracle Solutions Architect
12 4 (4.49%) Tester
12 4 (4.49%) Oracle SOA Developer
12 4 (4.49%) SOA Developer
13 3 (3.37%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (39.33%) Middleware
2 34 (38.20%) SOAP
3 28 (31.46%) Oracle Fusion
4 23 (25.84%) Web Services
5 15 (16.85%) .NET
5 15 (16.85%) Spring
5 15 (16.85%) REST
6 14 (15.73%) RESTful
6 14 (15.73%) Hibernate
7 12 (13.48%) WSDL
7 12 (13.48%) Apache Camel
8 11 (12.36%) ASP.NET
9 10 (11.24%) XML
9 10 (11.24%) ActiveMQ
9 10 (11.24%) RabbitMQ
10 9 (10.11%) J2EE
10 9 (10.11%) XSLT
11 8 (8.99%) JSON
12 7 (7.87%) JSF
12 7 (7.87%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.36%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (4.49%) N-Tier
2 4 (4.49%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.37%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.25%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.12%) NHS
5 1 (1.12%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.62%) Linux
2 2 (2.25%) SUSE
2 2 (2.25%) HPUX
3 1 (1.12%) Solaris
3 1 (1.12%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (38.20%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (30.34%) TDD
3 25 (28.09%) Open Source
4 20 (22.47%) TOGAF
4 20 (22.47%) OO
5 19 (21.35%) OOP
6 18 (20.22%) ERP
7 17 (19.10%) MVC
7 17 (19.10%) Mentoring
8 16 (17.98%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (17.98%) Scrum
9 15 (16.85%) UML
10 13 (14.61%) Pair Programming
10 13 (14.61%) Software Delivery
10 13 (14.61%) SDLC
11 11 (12.36%) E-Commerce
12 10 (11.24%) Data Management
13 7 (7.87%) GAP Analysis
13 7 (7.87%) EAI
14 5 (5.62%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (40.45%) Java
2 15 (16.85%) Groovy
3 13 (14.61%) Scala
3 13 (14.61%) SQL
4 11 (12.36%) C#
5 5 (5.62%) PL/SQL
6 4 (4.49%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.25%) PHP
7 2 (2.25%) Python
7 2 (2.25%) FoxPro (VFP)
7 2 (2.25%) Ruby
7 2 (2.25%) PHP5
7 2 (2.25%) VB
8 1 (1.12%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.12%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (3.37%) ISEB
2 2 (2.25%) ISEB Practitioner
2 2 (2.25%) ISTQB
2 2 (2.25%) Degree
2 2 (2.25%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (1.12%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.12%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (1.12%) CCIE
3 1 (1.12%) CCNP
3 1 (1.12%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.62%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.25%) QA
System Software
1 8 (8.99%) Squid
2 1 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.12%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.25%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.12%) Puppet
2 1 (1.12%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (1.12%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.12%) Oracle EDQ
2 1 (1.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 38 (42.70%) Oracle
2 9 (10.11%) IBM
3 7 (7.87%) Microsoft
4 5 (5.62%) PeopleSoft
5 4 (4.49%) Pega
6 3 (3.37%) TIBCO
7 2 (2.25%) ATG
7 2 (2.25%) Stellent
7 2 (2.25%) HP
7 2 (2.25%) Retek
7 2 (2.25%) Endeca
8 1 (1.12%) Google
8 1 (1.12%) Sitecore
8 1 (1.12%) Eloqua
8 1 (1.12%) Perforce
8 1 (1.12%) VMware
8 1 (1.12%) Cisco
8 1 (1.12%) Adobe
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Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: From £400 to £550 per day c£400-£550 p/day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: From £400 to £550 per day c£400-£550 p/day
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ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago