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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 57 73 58
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -15
Contract jobs citing SOA 31 10 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.13% 0.79% 1.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.88% 1.12% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 7 10
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£450 £450 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +35.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £343 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £463 £462
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £49.25 £31.46
% change year-on-year
-26.39% +56.54%
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
1076 892 683
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 73.80% 70.29% 72.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 599 448 347
Average daily rate £365 £370 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.21% +13.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 38 43
Average hourly rate £16.72 £18.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.12% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.69 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £40.00 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 27 (42.19%) Oracle
2 25 (39.06%) Web Services
3 19 (29.69%) Java
3 19 (29.69%) SQL
4 18 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (26.56%) SQL Server
6 16 (25.00%) TDD
7 15 (23.44%) MVC
7 15 (23.44%) .NET
7 15 (23.44%) SOAP
7 15 (23.44%) Oracle BPM
8 13 (20.31%) E-Commerce
9 12 (18.75%) TOGAF
10 11 (17.19%) JSON
10 11 (17.19%) Oracle Fusion
10 11 (17.19%) REST
10 11 (17.19%) OO
10 11 (17.19%) C#
10 11 (17.19%) Oracle EBS
10 11 (17.19%) Middleware
11 10 (15.63%) Microsoft
11 10 (15.63%) RabbitMQ
12 9 (14.06%) Oracle Database
12 9 (14.06%) UML
13 8 (12.50%) ASP.NET
13 8 (12.50%) IBM
13 8 (12.50%) EAI
13 8 (12.50%) ERP
13 8 (12.50%) Finance
13 8 (12.50%) Open Source

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 7 (10.94%) Liferay
2 6 (9.38%) JBoss
2 6 (9.38%) Oracle Service Bus
2 6 (9.38%) Apache ServiceMix
3 5 (7.81%) Apache
3 5 (7.81%) WebLogic
4 4 (6.25%) Tomcat
4 4 (6.25%) SharePoint
4 4 (6.25%) CMS
5 3 (4.69%) Oracle BPEL
5 3 (4.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (4.69%) JCAPS
5 3 (4.69%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (4.69%) Documentum
6 2 (3.13%) WebLogic Integration
6 2 (3.13%) Umbraco
7 1 (1.56%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.56%) AquaLogic
7 1 (1.56%) Orchard CMS
7 1 (1.56%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
Applications
1 4 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 15 (23.44%) Oracle BPM
2 11 (17.19%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (4.69%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (4.69%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (4.69%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (3.13%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (1.56%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.69%) IaaS
2 3 (4.69%) SaaS
2 3 (4.69%) PaaS
3 1 (1.56%) IBM Blueworks
3 1 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.25%) HTTP
2 2 (3.13%) FTP
3 1 (1.56%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (1.56%) HSRP
3 1 (1.56%) 802.11
3 1 (1.56%) MPLS
3 1 (1.56%) OSPF
3 1 (1.56%) BGP
3 1 (1.56%) Firewall
3 1 (1.56%) IPsec
3 1 (1.56%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.56%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (26.56%) SQL Server
2 9 (14.06%) Oracle Database
3 7 (10.94%) Oracle Database 12c
4 5 (7.81%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (6.25%) NoSQL
5 4 (6.25%) Relational Database
6 3 (4.69%) Couchbase
6 3 (4.69%) MongoDB
7 2 (3.13%) MS Access
7 2 (3.13%) RDBMS
7 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.56%) RavenDB
8 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.56%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (10.94%) Selenium
2 6 (9.38%) SoapUI
3 5 (7.81%) Subversion
3 5 (7.81%) Jenkins
4 4 (6.25%) Visual Studio
4 4 (6.25%) Lombardi
5 3 (4.69%) Ant
6 2 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (3.13%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.56%) Maven
7 1 (1.56%) TestNG
7 1 (1.56%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.56%) Gradle
7 1 (1.56%) Log4j
7 1 (1.56%) JUnit
General
1 8 (12.50%) Finance
2 5 (7.81%) Banking
2 5 (7.81%) Retail
3 1 (1.56%) Local Government
3 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (45.31%) Architect
2 18 (28.13%) Developer
3 16 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
4 10 (15.63%) .NET Developer
5 8 (12.50%) Technical Architect
5 8 (12.50%) Tester
6 6 (9.38%) QA Tester
6 6 (9.38%) Oracle Developer
7 5 (7.81%) Software Architect
8 4 (6.25%) Java Technical Architect
8 4 (6.25%) Oracle Solutions Architect
8 4 (6.25%) Oracle Architect
8 4 (6.25%) Java Architect
9 3 (4.69%) Consultant
10 2 (3.13%) Technical Administrator
10 2 (3.13%) Technical Support
10 2 (3.13%) Applications Support
10 2 (3.13%) Technical Consultant
10 2 (3.13%) Applications Developer
10 2 (3.13%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (39.06%) Web Services
2 15 (23.44%) .NET
2 15 (23.44%) SOAP
3 11 (17.19%) JSON
3 11 (17.19%) Oracle Fusion
3 11 (17.19%) REST
3 11 (17.19%) Middleware
4 10 (15.63%) RabbitMQ
5 8 (12.50%) ASP.NET
5 8 (12.50%) Spring
6 7 (10.94%) Apache Camel
6 7 (10.94%) ActiveMQ
6 7 (10.94%) Hibernate
7 6 (9.38%) XML
7 6 (9.38%) Gherkin
8 5 (7.81%) WCF
8 5 (7.81%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (7.81%) CSS
8 5 (7.81%) HTML
8 5 (7.81%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.25%) N-Tier
1 4 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.69%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.13%) NHS
4 1 (1.56%) Informatics
4 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.56%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.56%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.38%) Linux
2 2 (3.13%) HPUX
2 2 (3.13%) SUSE
3 1 (1.56%) Android
3 1 (1.56%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.56%) UNIX
3 1 (1.56%) Windows
3 1 (1.56%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (25.00%) TDD
3 15 (23.44%) MVC
4 13 (20.31%) E-Commerce
5 12 (18.75%) TOGAF
6 11 (17.19%) OO
7 9 (14.06%) UML
8 8 (12.50%) EAI
8 8 (12.50%) ERP
8 8 (12.50%) Open Source
8 8 (12.50%) SDLC
9 7 (10.94%) CRM
9 7 (10.94%) OOP
10 6 (9.38%) Process Management
11 5 (7.81%) Mentoring
11 5 (7.81%) Agile Testing
11 5 (7.81%) Asset Management
12 4 (6.25%) RUP
12 4 (6.25%) OOD
12 4 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 19 (29.69%) Java
1 19 (29.69%) SQL
2 11 (17.19%) C#
3 5 (7.81%) Groovy
4 4 (6.25%) JavaScript
4 4 (6.25%) PL/SQL
4 4 (6.25%) Shell Script
4 4 (6.25%) Ruby
5 3 (4.69%) PHP5
5 3 (4.69%) Python
5 3 (4.69%) PHP
6 2 (3.13%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.13%) VB
6 2 (3.13%) Perl
6 2 (3.13%) FoxPro (VFP)
7 1 (1.56%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (4.69%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.13%) ISEB
2 2 (3.13%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.13%) ISEB Practitioner
2 2 (3.13%) Degree
2 2 (3.13%) ISTQB
2 2 (3.13%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.56%) CCIE
3 1 (1.56%) CCNP
3 1 (1.56%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.38%) QA
2 2 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (9.38%) Squid
Systems Management
1 3 (4.69%) TIBCO Hawk
1 3 (4.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.56%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (1.56%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 27 (42.19%) Oracle
2 10 (15.63%) Microsoft
3 8 (12.50%) IBM
4 5 (7.81%) TIBCO
5 4 (6.25%) Pega
6 3 (4.69%) Informatica
7 2 (3.13%) HP
7 2 (3.13%) hybris
8 1 (1.56%) Citrix
8 1 (1.56%) Cisco
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