The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the North East region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 46 35 26
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -9
Contract jobs citing SOA 6 4 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.12% 1.19% 4.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.57% 1.71% 6.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 18
Average daily rate
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£306 - £300
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 - £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 - £392
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £390 £400
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £29.50 £32.10
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -8.09%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
382 234 355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 71.00% 69.64% 70.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 116 185
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £259 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £715 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 22 24
Average hourly rate £17.50 £32.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.15% +51.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £32.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
SOA
England

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014. 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 -13 6 £306 -
SOA
England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 24 (88.89%) Oracle
2 18 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 18 (66.67%) Java
3 16 (59.26%) Manufacturing
3 16 (59.26%) UNIX
3 16 (59.26%) Linux
3 16 (59.26%) RDBMS
3 16 (59.26%) SC Cleared
3 16 (59.26%) Security Cleared
3 16 (59.26%) Relational Database
4 15 (55.56%) Integration Testing
4 15 (55.56%) Test Scripting
4 15 (55.56%) Finance
4 15 (55.56%) Middleware
5 14 (51.85%) Oracle Fusion
6 13 (48.15%) .NET
7 12 (44.44%) TIBCO
7 12 (44.44%) WebSphere
8 11 (40.74%) Tuxedo
9 7 (25.93%) Degree
10 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
11 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (14.81%) Content Management
12 4 (14.81%) Oracle Database
12 4 (14.81%) Social Media
12 4 (14.81%) Adobe
12 4 (14.81%) JBoss
12 4 (14.81%) HP
12 4 (14.81%) SAML
13 3 (11.11%) CRM

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 12 (44.44%) WebSphere
2 11 (40.74%) Tuxedo
3 3 (11.11%) WebLogic
4 2 (7.41%) MQSeries
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle UPK
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) Intranet
1 2 (7.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 16 (59.26%) RDBMS
2 16 (59.26%) Relational Database
3 4 (14.81%) Oracle Database
4 2 (7.41%) MongoDB
4 2 (7.41%) DB2
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) JUnit
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Forms
General
1 16 (59.26%) Manufacturing
2 15 (55.56%) Finance
3 2 (7.41%) Marketing
3 2 (7.41%) Retail
4 1 (3.70%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 17 (62.96%) Developer
2 10 (37.04%) SOA Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Architect
3 4 (14.81%) Digital Architect
3 4 (14.81%) Programmer
4 2 (7.41%) Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Technical Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Integration Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Java Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Team Leader
5 1 (3.70%) Junior Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Junior
5 1 (3.70%) Scala Developer
5 1 (3.70%) IT Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Developer Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle Support Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (55.56%) Middleware
2 14 (51.85%) Oracle Fusion
3 13 (48.15%) .NET
4 4 (14.81%) SAML
5 2 (7.41%) Play Framework
5 2 (7.41%) Java EE
5 2 (7.41%) J2EE
5 2 (7.41%) JMS
6 1 (3.70%) HTML
6 1 (3.70%) Spring
6 1 (3.70%) Ajax
6 1 (3.70%) CSS
6 1 (3.70%) SOAP
6 1 (3.70%) XML
6 1 (3.70%) jQuery
6 1 (3.70%) HTML5
6 1 (3.70%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Social Media
2 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 16 (59.26%) UNIX
1 16 (59.26%) Linux
2 3 (11.11%) Windows
3 2 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (55.56%) Integration Testing
1 15 (55.56%) Test Scripting
2 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (14.81%) Content Management
4 3 (11.11%) ITIL
4 3 (11.11%) CRM
5 2 (7.41%) B2C
5 2 (7.41%) OO
5 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (7.41%) Problem Management
5 2 (7.41%) Customer Engagement
5 2 (7.41%) Software Architecture
6 1 (3.70%) ITIL V3
6 1 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (3.70%) Web Application Development
6 1 (3.70%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.70%) Data Management
6 1 (3.70%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.70%) Service Management
6 1 (3.70%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (66.67%) Java
2 3 (11.11%) SQL
3 2 (7.41%) Scala
3 2 (7.41%) C#
3 2 (7.41%) C++
4 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (59.26%) SC Cleared
1 16 (59.26%) Security Cleared
2 7 (25.93%) Degree
3 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) SLA
2 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) OpenView
2 1 (3.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 24 (88.89%) Oracle
2 12 (44.44%) TIBCO
3 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 4 (14.81%) Adobe
4 4 (14.81%) HP
4 4 (14.81%) JBoss
5 2 (7.41%) Facebook
5 2 (7.41%) Twitter
5 2 (7.41%) Red Hat