The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 92 85 65
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -20
Contract jobs citing SOA 15 22 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.91% 1.12% 2.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.07% 1.40% 2.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 18 25
Median daily rate £478 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.35% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £373 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £550 £406
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £473 £450
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £48.75
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -7.69%
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
1402 1572 1104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 84.76% 80.25% 75.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 918 903 700
Median daily rate £420 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £502
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 42 32
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.35 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +36.00%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing SOA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 10 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 10 December 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
Stockport - 2 £515 - 1
Bolton -3 1 £325 -40.90%
SOA
North West

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 Manchester region with a requirement for SOA.

1 30 (56.60%) Java
2 27 (50.94%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (47.17%) Enterprise Software
4 24 (45.28%) RESTful
5 22 (41.51%) TDD
6 21 (39.62%) Continuous Integration
7 20 (37.74%) Microservices
8 19 (35.85%) Groovy
9 18 (33.96%) Spring
9 18 (33.96%) Scrum
9 18 (33.96%) OO
9 18 (33.96%) Software Delivery
9 18 (33.96%) Scala
10 17 (32.08%) Clojure
10 17 (32.08%) Pair Programming
11 16 (30.19%) JavaScript
11 16 (30.19%) Git (software)
12 15 (28.30%) Microsoft
13 14 (26.42%) Open Source
14 13 (24.53%) Microsoft Azure
14 13 (24.53%) BizTalk Server
14 13 (24.53%) HTML
15 12 (22.64%) Web Services
15 12 (22.64%) MS Excel
15 12 (22.64%) PaaS
15 12 (22.64%) Hibernate
16 11 (20.75%) Mercurial
16 11 (20.75%) HTML5
16 11 (20.75%) CSS3
16 11 (20.75%) GitHub

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 13 (24.53%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (11.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (7.55%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.77%) Apache
4 2 (3.77%) JBoss
4 2 (3.77%) Jetty
4 2 (3.77%) Mule
4 2 (3.77%) nginx
4 2 (3.77%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (3.77%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.89%) Confluence
5 1 (1.89%) Liferay
5 1 (1.89%) Mule ESB
5 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.89%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (22.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 13 (24.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (22.64%) PaaS
3 11 (20.75%) GitHub
4 7 (13.21%) IaaS
5 6 (11.32%) Azure Active Directory
5 6 (11.32%) SaaS
6 1 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (1.89%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.66%) HTTP
2 2 (3.77%) AMQP
3 1 (1.89%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.09%) NoSQL
2 4 (7.55%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (7.55%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.66%) MongoDB
3 3 (5.66%) MySQL
3 3 (5.66%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.77%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.89%) Big Data
5 1 (1.89%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.89%) Hazelcast
5 1 (1.89%) OLTP
5 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (1.89%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 16 (30.19%) Git (software)
2 11 (20.75%) Mercurial
3 4 (7.55%) JIRA
3 4 (7.55%) Maven
4 3 (5.66%) Gradle
5 2 (3.77%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.77%) JUnit
5 2 (3.77%) Selenium
5 2 (3.77%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.89%) Ant
6 1 (1.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.89%) Mockito
6 1 (1.89%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.89%) Subversion
6 1 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.89%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (3.77%) Finance
2 1 (1.89%) Legal
2 1 (1.89%) Marketing
2 1 (1.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (50.94%) Developer
2 25 (47.17%) Architect
3 22 (41.51%) Java Developer
4 16 (30.19%) Solutions Architect
5 15 (28.30%) Senior Developer
5 15 (28.30%) Senior Java Developer
6 11 (20.75%) Java Scala Developer
6 11 (20.75%) Scala Developer
6 11 (20.75%) Senior Java Scala Developer
6 11 (20.75%) Senior Scala Developer
7 9 (16.98%) Azure Architect
8 7 (13.21%) SOA Architect
9 5 (9.43%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
10 4 (7.55%) Technical Architect
10 4 (7.55%) Technical Solutions Architect
11 3 (5.66%) Cloud Architect
11 3 (5.66%) Integration Architect
12 2 (3.77%) CRM Architect
12 2 (3.77%) CRM Solutions Architect
12 2 (3.77%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (45.28%) RESTful
2 18 (33.96%) Spring
3 13 (24.53%) HTML
4 12 (22.64%) Hibernate
4 12 (22.64%) Web Services
5 11 (20.75%) CSS
5 11 (20.75%) CSS3
5 11 (20.75%) HTML5
6 10 (18.87%) XML
7 8 (15.09%) SOAP
8 7 (13.21%) JSON
8 7 (13.21%) Node.js
9 6 (11.32%) EDI
10 5 (9.43%) Middleware
11 4 (7.55%) .NET
11 4 (7.55%) REST
12 3 (5.66%) J2EE
12 3 (5.66%) JDBC
12 3 (5.66%) JMS
12 3 (5.66%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 25 (47.17%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (5.66%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.89%) Clustering
4 1 (1.89%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.89%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.89%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.89%) Taxonomies
4 1 (1.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.66%) Linux
2 2 (3.77%) Unix
3 1 (1.89%) AIX
3 1 (1.89%) Android
3 1 (1.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (50.94%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (41.51%) TDD
3 21 (39.62%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (37.74%) Microservices
5 18 (33.96%) OO
5 18 (33.96%) Scrum
5 18 (33.96%) Software Delivery
6 17 (32.08%) Pair Programming
7 14 (26.42%) Open Source
8 11 (20.75%) OOP
9 10 (18.87%) CRM
10 8 (15.09%) BDD
10 8 (15.09%) ERP
11 7 (13.21%) Identity Access Management
12 5 (9.43%) DevOps
12 5 (9.43%) UML
13 4 (7.55%) BPEL
13 4 (7.55%) Data Management
14 3 (5.66%) Migration
14 3 (5.66%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 30 (56.60%) Java
2 19 (35.85%) Groovy
3 18 (33.96%) Scala
4 17 (32.08%) Clojure
5 16 (30.19%) JavaScript
6 7 (13.21%) Python
7 6 (11.32%) Ruby
7 6 (11.32%) SQL
8 5 (9.43%) F#
9 2 (3.77%) C#
10 1 (1.89%) Perl
10 1 (1.89%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.89%) VB
10 1 (1.89%) VB6
10 1 (1.89%) XPath
10 1 (1.89%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 2 (3.77%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.89%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.89%) Degree
2 1 (1.89%) MCP
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.21%) QA
2 1 (1.89%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (20.75%) Virtual Machines
2 7 (13.21%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.89%) Docker
3 1 (1.89%) Shibboleth
Vendors
1 15 (28.30%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.32%) ForgeRock
2 6 (11.32%) Oracle
2 6 (11.32%) Sitecore
3 3 (5.66%) IBM
4 1 (1.89%) Hyperion
4 1 (1.89%) MuleSoft
4 1 (1.89%) Remedy
4 1 (1.89%) webMethods
4 1 (1.89%) WSO2
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