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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 45 28 34
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +6
Contract jobs citing SOA 13 28 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.13% 5.71% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.22% 7.57% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 18 1
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£275 £296 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.17% -15.35%
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +13.97%
SOA
England

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
404 370 213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 66.23% 75.51% 65.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 228 83
Average daily rate £375 £281 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.45% -13.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £142
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 26 21
Average hourly rate £21.82 £34.00 £18.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.82% +79.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SOA across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOA across the North East region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

SOA Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the North East region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -9 9 £275 +5.26% 4
SOA
England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 23 (79.31%) Java
2 22 (75.86%) Oracle
3 20 (68.97%) Middleware
3 20 (68.97%) Finance
4 19 (65.52%) Oracle Database
5 18 (62.07%) AquaLogic
5 18 (62.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (62.07%) HP
5 18 (62.07%) Red Hat
5 18 (62.07%) WebLogic
5 18 (62.07%) Linux
6 17 (58.62%) SC Cleared
6 17 (58.62%) Security Cleared
7 16 (55.17%) OpenView
8 14 (48.28%) Java EE
9 12 (41.38%) SOAP
10 11 (37.93%) ITIL
10 11 (37.93%) Problem Management
11 10 (34.48%) SQL
12 9 (31.03%) Web Services
13 8 (27.59%) PL/SQL
13 8 (27.59%) J2EE
13 8 (27.59%) SLA
14 7 (24.14%) SAN
14 7 (24.14%) Informatica
14 7 (24.14%) Shell Script
14 7 (24.14%) High Availability
15 6 (20.69%) Splunk
15 6 (20.69%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
15 6 (20.69%) Network Management

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 18 (62.07%) WebLogic
1 18 (62.07%) AquaLogic
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.45%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Oracle Financials
1 3 (10.34%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (24.14%) SAN
2 6 (20.69%) LDAP
3 1 (3.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (65.52%) Oracle Database
2 4 (13.79%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (13.79%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Ant
2 4 (13.79%) JUnit
3 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (68.97%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Publishing
2 1 (3.45%) Banking
2 1 (3.45%) Multimedia
2 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) Developer
2 6 (20.69%) Administrator
3 5 (17.24%) Java Developer
4 4 (13.79%) DBA
4 4 (13.79%) Consultant
4 4 (13.79%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (10.34%) Oracle DBA
6 2 (6.90%) Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Project Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) UNIX Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) Linux Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) Informatica Specialist
6 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Applications Specialist
6 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Oracle Architect
7 1 (3.45%) Designer
7 1 (3.45%) Cloud Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Oracle Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (68.97%) Middleware
2 14 (48.28%) Java EE
3 12 (41.38%) SOAP
4 9 (31.03%) Web Services
5 8 (27.59%) J2EE
6 6 (20.69%) JNDI
6 6 (20.69%) JDBC
6 6 (20.69%) JMS
7 5 (17.24%) CSS
7 5 (17.24%) XML
8 4 (13.79%) HTML
8 4 (13.79%) Spring
9 3 (10.34%) CSS3
9 3 (10.34%) HTML5
9 3 (10.34%) jQuery
9 3 (10.34%) JSP
9 3 (10.34%) Ajax
10 1 (3.45%) Hibernate
10 1 (3.45%) .NET
10 1 (3.45%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Clustering
2 3 (10.34%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 18 (62.07%) Linux
1 18 (62.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (10.34%) UNIX
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (37.93%) ITIL
1 11 (37.93%) Problem Management
2 7 (24.14%) High Availability
3 6 (20.69%) Network Management
3 6 (20.69%) Service Management
3 6 (20.69%) Change Management
4 4 (13.79%) MVC
4 4 (13.79%) TDD
4 4 (13.79%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (10.34%) Web Application Development
6 2 (6.90%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (6.90%) Performance Management
6 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2
6 2 (6.90%) OOA/OOD
7 1 (3.45%) OO
7 1 (3.45%) CRM
7 1 (3.45%) ERP
7 1 (3.45%) Data Modelling
7 1 (3.45%) ETL
7 1 (3.45%) EAM
Programming Languages
1 23 (79.31%) Java
2 10 (34.48%) SQL
3 8 (27.59%) PL/SQL
4 7 (24.14%) Shell Script
5 6 (20.69%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
6 5 (17.24%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.45%) C#
7 1 (3.45%) XPath
7 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (58.62%) SC Cleared
1 17 (58.62%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (27.59%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 16 (55.17%) OpenView
Vendors
1 22 (75.86%) Oracle
2 18 (62.07%) HP
2 18 (62.07%) Red Hat
3 7 (24.14%) Informatica
4 6 (20.69%) Splunk
5 4 (13.79%) Business Objects
6 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
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