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 6 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 85 47 48
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +1
Contract jobs citing SOA 14 20 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.21% 2.55% 1.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.42% 3.33% 2.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 8
Median daily rate £293 £300 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £250 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £495 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £470 £438 £410
% change year-on-year
+7.42% +6.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £36.25 £49.25
% change year-on-year
+26.89% -26.39%
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
988 601 490
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 85.17% 76.66% 77.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 632 354 320
Median daily rate £325 £373 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.75% +16.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 36 7
Median hourly rate £28.00 £15.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.60% +1.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £11.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.63%

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
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 6 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the North East region over the 3 months to 6 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
Tyne and Wear -43 14 £293 -2.50% 4
SOA
England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 6 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 North East region with a requirement for SOA.

1 25 (83.33%) Oracle
2 20 (66.67%) Java
3 15 (50.00%) J2EE
3 15 (50.00%) WebLogic
4 14 (46.67%) Unix
5 13 (43.33%) Windows
6 12 (40.00%) Security Cleared
7 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
9 8 (26.67%) CA
9 8 (26.67%) AIX
9 8 (26.67%) Solaris
9 8 (26.67%) XML
9 8 (26.67%) Incident Management
9 8 (26.67%) ServiceNow
9 8 (26.67%) Windows Server
10 7 (23.33%) BPSS Clearance
10 7 (23.33%) Scala
10 7 (23.33%) Spring
10 7 (23.33%) XSD
10 7 (23.33%) XSLT
10 7 (23.33%) SOAP
10 7 (23.33%) JUnit
10 7 (23.33%) JavaScript
10 7 (23.33%) HTML
10 7 (23.33%) HP
11 6 (20.00%) Internet
11 6 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
11 6 (20.00%) SLA
11 6 (20.00%) Service Delivery

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 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.33%) MQSeries
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Service Bus
Business Applications
1 6 (20.00%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (3.33%) BigMachines
2 1 (3.33%) Primavera
2 1 (3.33%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.00%) Internet
2 1 (3.33%) Intranet
2 1 (3.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 6 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.33%) DB2
3 1 (3.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (23.33%) JUnit
2 1 (3.33%) Eclipse
2 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.33%) JMeter
2 1 (3.33%) Maven
2 1 (3.33%) Mercurial
2 1 (3.33%) Subversion
General
1 1 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (46.67%) Developer
2 7 (23.33%) Scala Developer
3 4 (13.33%) Consultant
3 4 (13.33%) Java Developer
3 4 (13.33%) SOA Consultant
4 3 (10.00%) AIX Support
4 3 (10.00%) Development Consultant
4 3 (10.00%) Java Consultant
4 3 (10.00%) Java Middleware Consultant
4 3 (10.00%) Middleware Consultant
4 3 (10.00%) Oracle Consultant
4 3 (10.00%) Oracle Middleware Consultant
4 3 (10.00%) Oracle SOA Consultant
4 3 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Support Specialist
4 3 (10.00%) Unix Support
4 3 (10.00%) Web Developer
5 2 (6.67%) AIX Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (50.00%) J2EE
2 8 (26.67%) XML
3 7 (23.33%) HTML
3 7 (23.33%) SOAP
3 7 (23.33%) Spring
3 7 (23.33%) XSD
3 7 (23.33%) XSLT
4 6 (20.00%) CSS
4 6 (20.00%) EJB
4 6 (20.00%) HTML5
4 6 (20.00%) Web Services
5 5 (16.67%) Ajax
5 5 (16.67%) AngularJS
5 5 (16.67%) Backbone.js
5 5 (16.67%) jQuery
5 5 (16.67%) Spring MVC
6 4 (13.33%) Middleware
7 3 (10.00%) Oracle Fusion
7 3 (10.00%) Play Framework
8 1 (3.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (13.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.33%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (46.67%) Unix
2 13 (43.33%) Windows
3 8 (26.67%) AIX
3 8 (26.67%) Solaris
3 8 (26.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (26.67%) Incident Management
3 6 (20.00%) Change Management
3 6 (20.00%) ITIL
3 6 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 6 (20.00%) Release Management
3 6 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 5 (16.67%) Dashboard Development
4 5 (16.67%) MVC
4 5 (16.67%) Open Source
4 5 (16.67%) SDLC
5 4 (13.33%) QMS
5 4 (13.33%) Quality Management
5 4 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (13.33%) Web Development
6 2 (6.67%) ERP
6 2 (6.67%) Software Architecture
7 1 (3.33%) ETL
7 1 (3.33%) Microservices
7 1 (3.33%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 20 (66.67%) Java
2 7 (23.33%) JavaScript
2 7 (23.33%) Scala
3 2 (6.67%) C#
3 2 (6.67%) C++
4 1 (3.33%) C
4 1 (3.33%) Clojure
4 1 (3.33%) Groovy
4 1 (3.33%) PHP
4 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.33%) SQL
4 1 (3.33%) XPath
4 1 (3.33%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 12 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (23.33%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 4 (13.33%) Degree
5 1 (3.33%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 6 (20.00%) SLA
2 4 (13.33%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 25 (83.33%) Oracle
2 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (26.67%) CA
3 8 (26.67%) ServiceNow
4 7 (23.33%) HP
5 1 (3.33%) IBM
5 1 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (3.33%) Siemens
5 1 (3.33%) Tableau
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