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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 68 59 73
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +14
Contract jobs citing SOA 39 32 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.12% 2.14% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.64% 2.84% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 26 7
Median daily rate £433 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £326 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £606 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £36.25 £49.25
% change year-on-year
+24.13% -26.39%
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
1480 1128 915
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 80.57% 75.30% 71.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 892 622 461
Median daily rate £400 £364 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.96% -0.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +3.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 35 39
Median hourly rate £34.25 £16.29 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+110.21% -9.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.85 £11.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%

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 31 May 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 31 May 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 - 7 £450 - 2
SOA
North West

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 36 (45.57%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (43.04%) Java
3 28 (35.44%) Oracle
3 28 (35.44%) Microservices
4 27 (34.18%) JavaScript
5 26 (32.91%) Middleware
6 25 (31.65%) TOGAF
7 24 (30.38%) Spring
7 24 (30.38%) Open Source
8 21 (26.58%) Scrum
9 19 (24.05%) XML
9 19 (24.05%) Linux
9 19 (24.05%) IBM
10 18 (22.78%) CSS
11 17 (21.52%) HTML
12 16 (20.25%) JDBC
12 16 (20.25%) SOAP
12 16 (20.25%) HTTP
12 16 (20.25%) OO
12 16 (20.25%) JBoss
12 16 (20.25%) Apache
12 16 (20.25%) TDD
12 16 (20.25%) HTML5
12 16 (20.25%) CSS3
13 15 (18.99%) REST
13 15 (18.99%) AngularJS
13 15 (18.99%) RESTful
13 15 (18.99%) JSON
13 15 (18.99%) OOP
13 15 (18.99%) Tomcat

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 16 (20.25%) Apache
1 16 (20.25%) JBoss
2 15 (18.99%) Tomcat
3 6 (7.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 6 (7.59%) WebLogic
3 6 (7.59%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.53%) GlassFish
4 2 (2.53%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (2.53%) Liferay
4 2 (2.53%) Node.js
4 2 (2.53%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (2.53%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (2.53%) WebLogic Portal
4 2 (2.53%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.27%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.27%) CMS
5 1 (1.27%) JCAPS
5 1 (1.27%) Oracle BPEL
5 1 (1.27%) Umbraco
Applications
1 12 (15.19%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.27%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 11 (13.92%) GitHub
2 3 (3.80%) IaaS
2 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.80%) SaaS
3 2 (2.53%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 16 (20.25%) HTTP
2 1 (1.27%) H.323
2 1 (1.27%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.27%) Internet
2 1 (1.27%) LAN
2 1 (1.27%) VoIP
2 1 (1.27%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.72%) MySQL
2 13 (16.46%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (12.66%) Data Mining
3 10 (12.66%) Hadoop
4 9 (11.39%) Oracle Database
5 8 (10.13%) SQL Server
6 6 (7.59%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (5.06%) Oracle ODI
8 2 (2.53%) NoSQL
8 2 (2.53%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (2.53%) Redis
9 1 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.27%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.27%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (1.27%) Oracle8/8i Database
9 1 (1.27%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (17.72%) Git (software)
2 11 (13.92%) Mercurial
3 3 (3.80%) JIRA
4 2 (2.53%) Ant
4 2 (2.53%) ClearCase
4 2 (2.53%) Introscope
4 2 (2.53%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (2.53%) TeamCity
4 2 (2.53%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.27%) Gradle
5 1 (1.27%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.27%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.27%) Maven
5 1 (1.27%) Moq
5 1 (1.27%) MSTest
5 1 (1.27%) NUnit
5 1 (1.27%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (1.27%) Subversion
5 1 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (15.19%) Finance
2 11 (13.92%) Banking
3 3 (3.80%) Retail
4 2 (2.53%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.53%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.27%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 37 (46.84%) Developer
2 30 (37.97%) Architect
3 28 (35.44%) Java Developer
4 19 (24.05%) Solutions Architect
5 12 (15.19%) Senior Developer
5 12 (15.19%) Senior Java Developer
6 11 (13.92%) Java Scala Developer
6 11 (13.92%) Scala Developer
6 11 (13.92%) Senior Java Scala Developer
6 11 (13.92%) Senior Scala Developer
7 6 (7.59%) Administrator
8 5 (6.33%) Oracle Developer
8 5 (6.33%) Technical Architect
9 4 (5.06%) .NET Developer
9 4 (5.06%) Infrastructure Architect
9 4 (5.06%) Systems Administrator
10 3 (3.80%) C# Developer
10 3 (3.80%) Cloud Solutions Architect
10 3 (3.80%) Oracle SOA Developer
10 3 (3.80%) SOA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (32.91%) Middleware
2 24 (30.38%) Spring
3 19 (24.05%) XML
4 18 (22.78%) CSS
5 17 (21.52%) HTML
6 16 (20.25%) CSS3
6 16 (20.25%) HTML5
6 16 (20.25%) JDBC
6 16 (20.25%) SOAP
7 15 (18.99%) AngularJS
7 15 (18.99%) JSON
7 15 (18.99%) REST
7 15 (18.99%) RESTful
8 12 (15.19%) ActiveMQ
8 12 (15.19%) Apache Camel
8 12 (15.19%) Hibernate
9 11 (13.92%) Web Services
10 7 (8.86%) .NET
11 6 (7.59%) EJB
11 6 (7.59%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.46%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (10.13%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.80%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.53%) Life Science
5 2 (2.53%) LPAR
5 2 (2.53%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.27%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.27%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (1.27%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 19 (24.05%) Linux
2 5 (6.33%) Unix
3 4 (5.06%) AIX
3 4 (5.06%) HPUX
3 4 (5.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (5.06%) Solaris
3 4 (5.06%) SUSE
3 4 (5.06%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 2 (2.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (45.57%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (35.44%) Microservices
3 25 (31.65%) TOGAF
4 24 (30.38%) Open Source
5 21 (26.58%) Scrum
6 16 (20.25%) OO
6 16 (20.25%) TDD
7 15 (18.99%) OOP
8 13 (16.46%) High Availability
8 13 (16.46%) Project Management
8 13 (16.46%) Software Delivery
9 12 (15.19%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (13.92%) Pair Programming
11 10 (12.66%) Business Analysis
11 10 (12.66%) Business Process Mapping
11 10 (12.66%) Data Management
11 10 (12.66%) PRINCE2
11 10 (12.66%) Strategic Planning
12 9 (11.39%) ERP
12 9 (11.39%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 34 (43.04%) Java
2 27 (34.18%) JavaScript
3 11 (13.92%) Clojure
3 11 (13.92%) Groovy
3 11 (13.92%) Scala
4 6 (7.59%) Shell Script
4 6 (7.59%) SQL
5 5 (6.33%) C#
6 4 (5.06%) C
6 4 (5.06%) C++
7 2 (2.53%) Go
7 2 (2.53%) PHP
7 2 (2.53%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.53%) Python
7 2 (2.53%) Ruby
8 1 (1.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (6.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.06%) Degree
3 2 (2.53%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (2.53%) PhD
4 1 (1.27%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.27%) MCP
4 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.27%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.33%) QA
System Software
1 9 (11.39%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.06%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (3.80%) Firmware
4 2 (2.53%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.27%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (3.80%) Puppet
2 2 (2.53%) CA Wily
2 2 (2.53%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (2.53%) nmon
2 2 (2.53%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 28 (35.44%) Oracle
2 19 (24.05%) IBM
3 11 (13.92%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.06%) Red Hat
5 3 (3.80%) HP
6 2 (2.53%) Actimize
6 2 (2.53%) CA
6 2 (2.53%) Endeca
6 2 (2.53%) hybris
6 2 (2.53%) VMware
7 1 (1.27%) Avaya
7 1 (1.27%) Citrix
7 1 (1.27%) Facebook
7 1 (1.27%) MuleSoft
7 1 (1.27%) Perforce
7 1 (1.27%) Twitter
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