The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 64 64 87
Rank change year-on-year
0 +23
Contract jobs citing SOA 92 109 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.60% 2.60% 1.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.20% 3.23% 2.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 75 31
Median daily rate £450 £475 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £383 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £655 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £433
% change year-on-year
- +4.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £56.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £42.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +84.78%
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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2874 3373 2368
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 81.23% 80.39% 75.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1821 2035 1311
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £288 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 139 106
Median hourly rate £22.00 £40.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.00% +45.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.17 £15.77 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £59.50 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-6.15% +26.21%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West 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 West

SOA
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

SOA Daily Rate Trend in the North West

SOA
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOA across the North West region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016.

SOA Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

SOA
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

SOA Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

SOA
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 3 months to 24 August 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
Manchester -13 47 £475 - 9
Merseyside +18 25 £424 -9.84% 1
Cheshire -7 9 £370 -22.10% 4
Lancashire +11 2 - -
SOA
England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 West region with a requirement for SOA.

1 93 (49.73%) Java
2 92 (49.20%) Oracle
3 88 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
4 62 (33.16%) Middleware
5 56 (29.95%) JavaScript
6 54 (28.88%) Open Source
7 52 (27.81%) Linux
8 51 (27.27%) XML
9 47 (25.13%) Microservices
10 45 (24.06%) SOAP
10 45 (24.06%) PostgreSQL
11 44 (23.53%) MySQL
12 43 (22.99%) Security Cleared
13 41 (21.93%) CSS
13 41 (21.93%) HTML
14 40 (21.39%) Scrum
14 40 (21.39%) JSON
15 39 (20.86%) Spring
15 39 (20.86%) IBM
16 37 (19.79%) Continuous Integration
16 37 (19.79%) HTML5
16 37 (19.79%) CSS3
17 36 (19.25%) REST
17 36 (19.25%) High Availability
18 34 (18.18%) SC Cleared
18 34 (18.18%) Microsoft
18 34 (18.18%) HTTP
18 34 (18.18%) JBoss
19 33 (17.65%) Apache
19 33 (17.65%) Tomcat

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 34 (18.18%) JBoss
2 33 (17.65%) Apache
2 33 (17.65%) Tomcat
3 23 (12.30%) Oracle Service Bus
4 15 (8.02%) BizTalk Server
5 11 (5.88%) WebSphere
6 10 (5.35%) WebLogic
7 7 (3.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (1.60%) Apache ServiceMix
8 3 (1.60%) Liferay
8 3 (1.60%) Oracle Workflow
8 3 (1.60%) WebLogic Portal
8 3 (1.60%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (1.07%) GlassFish
9 2 (1.07%) IBM HTTP Server
9 2 (1.07%) Jetty
9 2 (1.07%) Mule
9 2 (1.07%) nginx
9 2 (1.07%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 2 (1.07%) SharePoint
Applications
1 26 (13.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 18 (9.63%) Oracle EBS
2 14 (7.49%) Oracle EBS R12
3 8 (4.28%) Oracle Payables
4 7 (3.74%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (3.74%) SAP MDM
5 2 (1.07%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (1.07%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.53%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (0.53%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 19 (10.16%) GitHub
2 15 (8.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (7.49%) IaaS
3 14 (7.49%) PaaS
4 11 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (5.88%) Amazon Kinesis
4 11 (5.88%) Amazon S3
4 11 (5.88%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 11 (5.88%) SaaS
5 7 (3.74%) Veeva
6 4 (2.14%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.53%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 34 (18.18%) HTTP
2 5 (2.67%) FTP
2 5 (2.67%) SMTP
3 4 (2.14%) Firewall
4 3 (1.60%) HTTPS
5 2 (1.07%) AMQP
5 2 (1.07%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (24.06%) PostgreSQL
2 44 (23.53%) MySQL
3 24 (12.83%) Oracle Database
4 15 (8.02%) Oracle Database 11g
5 13 (6.95%) Hadoop
6 12 (6.42%) Data Mining
7 11 (5.88%) Amazon Redshift
7 11 (5.88%) Star Schema
8 6 (3.21%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (2.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (2.14%) NoSQL
10 4 (2.14%) SQL Server
10 4 (2.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (1.60%) MongoDB
11 3 (1.60%) Oracle BI EE
11 3 (1.60%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 3 (1.60%) Relational Database
12 2 (1.07%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (1.07%) DB2
12 2 (1.07%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 25 (13.37%) Git (software)
2 19 (10.16%) Mercurial
3 13 (6.95%) Talend Open Studio
4 11 (5.88%) ERwin
5 9 (4.81%) JIRA
6 4 (2.14%) Maven
7 3 (1.60%) Gradle
7 3 (1.60%) Jenkins
7 3 (1.60%) JUnit
7 3 (1.60%) Selenium
8 2 (1.07%) ClearCase
8 2 (1.07%) Introscope
8 2 (1.07%) LoadRunner
8 2 (1.07%) Subversion
8 2 (1.07%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.53%) Ant
9 1 (0.53%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 1 (0.53%) Mockito
9 1 (0.53%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.53%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (12.83%) Banking
2 16 (8.56%) Finance
3 6 (3.21%) Retail
4 5 (2.67%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (2.14%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.14%) Marketing
5 4 (2.14%) Publishing
5 4 (2.14%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.07%) Electronics
7 1 (0.53%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 81 (43.32%) Developer
2 70 (37.43%) Architect
3 45 (24.06%) Java Developer
4 33 (17.65%) Senior Developer
5 28 (14.97%) Solutions Architect
6 23 (12.30%) Senior Java Developer
7 21 (11.23%) Technical Architect
8 19 (10.16%) Java Scala Developer
8 19 (10.16%) Scala Developer
8 19 (10.16%) Senior Java Scala Developer
8 19 (10.16%) Senior Scala Developer
9 18 (9.63%) Oracle Developer
10 15 (8.02%) SOA Developer
11 13 (6.95%) Oracle SOA Developer
12 11 (5.88%) Consultant
13 10 (5.35%) Digital Architect
13 10 (5.35%) ETL Developer
14 9 (4.81%) Integration Architect
14 9 (4.81%) Java Architect
14 9 (4.81%) Senior ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (33.16%) Middleware
2 51 (27.27%) XML
3 45 (24.06%) SOAP
4 41 (21.93%) CSS
4 41 (21.93%) HTML
5 40 (21.39%) JSON
6 39 (20.86%) Spring
7 37 (19.79%) CSS3
7 37 (19.79%) HTML5
8 36 (19.25%) REST
9 33 (17.65%) RESTful
10 32 (17.11%) Web Services
11 31 (16.58%) Apache Camel
12 30 (16.04%) JDBC
13 29 (15.51%) ActiveMQ
14 21 (11.23%) J2EE
15 20 (10.70%) Hibernate
16 18 (9.63%) JMS
17 16 (8.56%) AngularJS
18 12 (6.42%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 32 (17.11%) Enterprise Software
2 13 (6.95%) Data Integration
3 9 (4.81%) Data Centre
4 7 (3.74%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.21%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.67%) SWIFT
7 3 (1.60%) Clustering
8 2 (1.07%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.07%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.07%) DataPower
8 2 (1.07%) Life Science
8 2 (1.07%) LPAR
8 2 (1.07%) PKI
9 1 (0.53%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.53%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.53%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.53%) Taxonomies
9 1 (0.53%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 52 (27.81%) Linux
2 11 (5.88%) Unix
3 5 (2.67%) AIX
3 5 (2.67%) Windows
4 4 (2.14%) HPUX
4 4 (2.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (2.14%) Solaris
4 4 (2.14%) SUSE
4 4 (2.14%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 2 (1.07%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.07%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.07%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.53%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (28.88%) Open Source
3 47 (25.13%) Microservices
4 40 (21.39%) Scrum
5 37 (19.79%) Continuous Integration
6 36 (19.25%) High Availability
7 26 (13.90%) TDD
8 25 (13.37%) Software Delivery
9 23 (12.30%) OO
10 22 (11.76%) BPEL
11 21 (11.23%) B2B
12 20 (10.70%) OOP
12 20 (10.70%) Pair Programming
13 18 (9.63%) TOGAF
14 17 (9.09%) Data Modelling
14 17 (9.09%) E-business
15 15 (8.02%) Data Management
15 15 (8.02%) ERP
15 15 (8.02%) Mentoring
16 14 (7.49%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 93 (49.73%) Java
2 56 (29.95%) JavaScript
3 22 (11.76%) Groovy
4 21 (11.23%) Scala
5 20 (10.70%) Clojure
6 18 (9.63%) C
6 18 (9.63%) SQL
7 17 (9.09%) C++
8 6 (3.21%) PL/SQL
8 6 (3.21%) Shell Script
9 5 (2.67%) C#
10 4 (2.14%) COBOL
10 4 (2.14%) Python
11 3 (1.60%) Ruby
12 1 (0.53%) Go
12 1 (0.53%) Perl
12 1 (0.53%) PHP
12 1 (0.53%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 43 (22.99%) Security Cleared
2 34 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.21%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (2.67%) Degree
5 2 (1.07%) CESG Certified Professional
5 2 (1.07%) CLAS
6 1 (0.53%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.53%) ISEB
6 1 (0.53%) MCP
6 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.53%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.35%) QA
2 5 (2.67%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (1.60%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.07%) JSP 440
4 2 (1.07%) RMADS
5 1 (0.53%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (10.16%) Virtual Machines
2 17 (9.09%) Active Directory
3 12 (6.42%) Docker
4 4 (2.14%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (1.60%) Firmware
6 2 (1.07%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.60%) Puppet
2 2 (1.07%) CA Wily
2 2 (1.07%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (1.07%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.07%) nmon
2 2 (1.07%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.53%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 92 (49.20%) Oracle
2 39 (20.86%) IBM
3 34 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 13 (6.95%) Talend
5 10 (5.35%) SAP
6 7 (3.74%) Concur
6 7 (3.74%) Infor
6 7 (3.74%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (2.14%) ForgeRock
7 4 (2.14%) HP
7 4 (2.14%) Red Hat
7 4 (2.14%) Sitecore
7 4 (2.14%) Teradata
8 3 (1.60%) VMware
9 2 (1.07%) Actimize
9 2 (1.07%) CA
9 2 (1.07%) Endeca
9 2 (1.07%) F5
9 2 (1.07%) hybris
9 2 (1.07%) MuleSoft
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