The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
England / North East
Rank 77 59 40
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -19
Contract jobs citing SOA 10 16 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.15% 1.85% 2.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.31% 2.20% 2.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 5
Median daily rate £340 £300 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +20.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £440
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.75 £50.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +42.85%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
763 726 422
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 87.80% 84.13% 70.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 514 470 245
Median daily rate £388 £415 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.62% +10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £278 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 11 17
Median hourly rate £37.50 £15.00 £21.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -31.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.55 £11.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £21.00 £30.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East region citing SOA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

SOA
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

SOA Daily Rate Trend in the North East

SOA
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

SOA Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

SOA
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the North East region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017. 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 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
Tyne and Wear -24 8 £340 +13.33% 2
Durham - 2 £340 - 1
SOA
England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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 North East region with a requirement for SOA.

1 13 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (55.56%) SDLC
3 8 (44.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 8 (44.44%) Oracle
3 8 (44.44%) Windows
4 7 (38.89%) Scrum
5 6 (33.33%) GIS
5 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 6 (33.33%) Java
5 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 6 (33.33%) Waterfall
5 6 (33.33%) SignalR
5 6 (33.33%) GeoServer
6 5 (27.78%) AngularJS
6 5 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (27.78%) HTML
6 5 (27.78%) SQL
6 5 (27.78%) J2EE
7 4 (22.22%) .NET
7 4 (22.22%) C#
7 4 (22.22%) CSS
7 4 (22.22%) Unix
7 4 (22.22%) Internet
7 4 (22.22%) UML
7 4 (22.22%) Project Management
7 4 (22.22%) TDD
7 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
7 4 (22.22%) jQuery
7 4 (22.22%) Java EE

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 8 (44.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (33.33%) GeoServer
3 3 (16.67%) NServiceBus
4 2 (11.11%) WebLogic
5 1 (5.56%) Apache Solr
5 1 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (5.56%) JBoss
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
5 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (11.11%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) GIS
1 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.56%) Neo4j
3 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (5.56%) OrientDB
3 1 (5.56%) Redis
3 1 (5.56%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 3 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 2 (11.11%) Ant
3 2 (11.11%) Maven
3 2 (11.11%) Subversion
4 1 (5.56%) Artifactory
Job Titles
1 15 (83.33%) Developer
2 4 (22.22%) .NET Developer
2 4 (22.22%) Angular Developer
2 4 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
2 4 (22.22%) C# Developer
2 4 (22.22%) HTML Developer
2 4 (22.22%) Software Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 3 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Scala Developer
4 2 (11.11%) .NET Software Developer
4 2 (11.11%) C# Software Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (11.11%) Lead Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Salesforce Developer
4 2 (11.11%) SOA Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Web Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) DBA
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) SignalR
2 5 (27.78%) AngularJS
2 5 (27.78%) HTML
2 5 (27.78%) J2EE
3 4 (22.22%) .NET
3 4 (22.22%) CSS
3 4 (22.22%) Java EE
3 4 (22.22%) jQuery
3 4 (22.22%) Node.js
4 3 (16.67%) .NET Framework
4 3 (16.67%) Angular 2
4 3 (16.67%) Entity Framework
4 3 (16.67%) HTML5
4 3 (16.67%) OpenLayers
4 3 (16.67%) Sass
4 3 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (11.11%) Visualforce
6 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (5.56%) JSON
6 1 (5.56%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) Windows
2 4 (22.22%) Unix
3 2 (11.11%) Linux
4 1 (5.56%) AIX
4 1 (5.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (55.56%) SDLC
3 7 (38.89%) Scrum
4 6 (33.33%) Waterfall
5 5 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (22.22%) Open Source
6 4 (22.22%) Project Management
6 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
6 4 (22.22%) TDD
6 4 (22.22%) UML
6 4 (22.22%) Use Case
6 4 (22.22%) User Stories
7 3 (16.67%) Web Development
8 2 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (11.11%) Web Application Development
9 1 (5.56%) BDD
9 1 (5.56%) Data Protection
9 1 (5.56%) DevOps
9 1 (5.56%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) Java
1 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (27.78%) SQL
3 4 (22.22%) C#
3 4 (22.22%) Scala
4 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
5 2 (11.11%) Apex Code
6 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
6 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Data Guard
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Flashback
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (5.56%) Puppet
1 1 (5.56%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Oracle
2 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.11%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (5.56%) Atlassian
4 1 (5.56%) Red Hat