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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
England / North East
Rank 86 65 55
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -10
Contract jobs citing SOA 8 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.84% 1.34% 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 1.61% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 4
Median daily rate £400 £300 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +20.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £50.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +17.64%

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
821 745 504
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 85.97% 83.05% 72.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 560 475 321
Median daily rate £375 £410 £399
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.53% +2.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 32 14
Median hourly rate £37.50 £21.00 £21.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.57% -3.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £11.10 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £45.50 £30.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 20 January 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 -27 5 £400 +33.33% 2
Durham - 2 - - 1
Northumberland - 1 - -
SOA
England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 15 (75.00%) Oracle
1 15 (75.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 10 (50.00%) Unix
2 10 (50.00%) Windows
3 9 (45.00%) WebLogic
3 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (40.00%) AIX
4 8 (40.00%) Solaris
4 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 7 (35.00%) CA
5 7 (35.00%) Incident Management
5 7 (35.00%) ServiceNow
5 7 (35.00%) Windows Server
5 7 (35.00%) Security Cleared
6 6 (30.00%) SC Cleared
6 6 (30.00%) HP
6 6 (30.00%) Java
7 5 (25.00%) Middleware
7 5 (25.00%) SDLC
7 5 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
7 5 (25.00%) Jenkins
8 4 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
8 4 (20.00%) QMS
8 4 (20.00%) Problem Management
8 4 (20.00%) Release Management
8 4 (20.00%) SLA
8 4 (20.00%) ISO 9001
8 4 (20.00%) SQL Server

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 15 (75.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 9 (45.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (5.00%) Apache Solr
3 1 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (5.00%) JBoss
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.00%) Neo4j
3 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (5.00%) OrientDB
3 1 (5.00%) Redis
3 1 (5.00%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (15.00%) Maven
4 2 (10.00%) Ant
4 2 (10.00%) Subversion
5 1 (5.00%) Artifactory
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Middleware Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Scala Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Support Specialist
4 2 (10.00%) Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Lead Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Salesforce Developer
4 2 (10.00%) SOA Developer
5 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Cloud Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Integration Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Java Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Java/J2EE Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Middleware Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle SOA Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle SOA Developer
5 1 (5.00%) SOA Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) Middleware
2 4 (20.00%) J2EE
3 2 (10.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (10.00%) HTML
3 2 (10.00%) Visualforce
4 1 (5.00%) .NET
4 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (5.00%) CSS
4 1 (5.00%) Gherkin
4 1 (5.00%) jQuery
4 1 (5.00%) JSON
4 1 (5.00%) Node.js
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 1 (5.00%) Play Framework
4 1 (5.00%) RESTful
4 1 (5.00%) WCF
4 1 (5.00%) XML
4 1 (5.00%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) Unix
1 10 (50.00%) Windows
2 8 (40.00%) AIX
2 8 (40.00%) Solaris
3 7 (35.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (15.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (35.00%) Incident Management
3 5 (25.00%) SDLC
4 4 (20.00%) Change Management
4 4 (20.00%) ITIL
4 4 (20.00%) Problem Management
4 4 (20.00%) QMS
4 4 (20.00%) Quality Management
4 4 (20.00%) Release Management
4 4 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 3 (15.00%) Open Source
5 3 (15.00%) Scrum
6 2 (10.00%) DevOps
6 2 (10.00%) Waterfall
6 2 (10.00%) Web Application Development
7 1 (5.00%) BDD
7 1 (5.00%) Database Mirroring
7 1 (5.00%) Microservices
7 1 (5.00%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) Java
2 3 (15.00%) Scala
3 2 (10.00%) Apex Code
3 2 (10.00%) SQL
4 1 (5.00%) C#
4 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (30.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (15.00%) Degree
5 1 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (20.00%) ISO 9001
2 4 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Puppet
1 2 (10.00%) ZABBIX
2 1 (5.00%) Data Guard
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Flashback
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 15 (75.00%) Oracle
2 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (35.00%) CA
3 7 (35.00%) ServiceNow
4 6 (30.00%) HP
5 2 (10.00%) Atlassian
5 2 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (5.00%) Red Hat