The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 26 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 34 30 33
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Contract jobs citing SOA 8 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 2.20% 3.71% 2.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.52% 4.75% 3.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 5
Median daily rate £453 £338 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.07% -15.62%
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £413
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £36.25 £52.50
% change year-on-year
+24.13% -30.95%
SOA
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Northamptonshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
318 295 286
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 87.60% 78.25% 82.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 194 168
Median daily rate £434 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.05% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £225 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 6
Median hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% +60.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £19.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £27.20 £23.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northamptonshire region citing SOA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

SOA
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

SOA Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

SOA
Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOA across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016.

SOA Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

SOA
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 26 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
Northampton +1 4 £488 +16.07% 1
SOA
East Midlands

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 26 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for SOA.

1 8 (80.00%) Java
1 8 (80.00%) Web Services
2 6 (60.00%) Linux
2 6 (60.00%) JMS
2 6 (60.00%) JUnit
2 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) REST
2 6 (60.00%) Jenkins
3 5 (50.00%) CSS
3 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (50.00%) HTML
3 5 (50.00%) J2EE
4 4 (40.00%) PL/SQL
4 4 (40.00%) Ant
4 4 (40.00%) EJB
4 4 (40.00%) Oracle
4 4 (40.00%) Struts
4 4 (40.00%) JBoss
4 4 (40.00%) Hibernate
4 4 (40.00%) ActiveMQ
4 4 (40.00%) Subversion
4 4 (40.00%) MVC
4 4 (40.00%) Eclipse
4 4 (40.00%) Middleware
4 4 (40.00%) Checkstyle
4 4 (40.00%) Java EE
4 4 (40.00%) JSTL
4 4 (40.00%) Selenium
4 4 (40.00%) Oracle Database
4 4 (40.00%) QUnit

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 4 (40.00%) JBoss
2 3 (30.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (20.00%) CMS
3 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (10.00%) SharePoint Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) DMZ
1 2 (20.00%) Extranet
1 2 (20.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (20.00%) MySQL
3 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Jenkins
1 6 (60.00%) JUnit
2 4 (40.00%) Ant
2 4 (40.00%) Checkstyle
2 4 (40.00%) Eclipse
2 4 (40.00%) QUnit
2 4 (40.00%) Selenium
2 4 (40.00%) Subversion
3 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (20.00%) Cucumber
4 2 (20.00%) Flyway
4 2 (20.00%) Gradle
4 2 (20.00%) Maven
4 2 (20.00%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Java Web Developer
3 2 (20.00%) SharePoint Developer
3 2 (20.00%) SharePoint Specialist
3 2 (20.00%) Web Developer
4 1 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Middleware Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Middleware Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) SOA Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) Web Services
2 6 (60.00%) JMS
2 6 (60.00%) REST
3 5 (50.00%) CSS
3 5 (50.00%) HTML
3 5 (50.00%) J2EE
4 4 (40.00%) ActiveMQ
4 4 (40.00%) EJB
4 4 (40.00%) EJB 3.0
4 4 (40.00%) Hibernate
4 4 (40.00%) Java EE
4 4 (40.00%) JBoss Seam
4 4 (40.00%) JPA
4 4 (40.00%) JSTL
4 4 (40.00%) Middleware
4 4 (40.00%) Struts
5 3 (30.00%) JSON
5 3 (30.00%) Spring
5 3 (30.00%) XML
6 2 (20.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) MVC
3 3 (30.00%) Data Modelling
3 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (30.00%) Software Deployment
3 3 (30.00%) TDD
3 3 (30.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (20.00%) Analytics
4 2 (20.00%) Data Analytics
4 2 (20.00%) DevOps
4 2 (20.00%) Web Development
4 2 (20.00%) Workflow
5 1 (10.00%) BDD
5 1 (10.00%) Domain-Driven Design
5 1 (10.00%) OO
5 1 (10.00%) SDLC
5 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (10.00%) SOLID
5 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) Java
2 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (40.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (10.00%) C#
4 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (10.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) OCMJD
1 3 (30.00%) Sun Certification
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) HND
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Nagios
1 1 (10.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle
2 3 (30.00%) Sun
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (20.00%) Talend
3 2 (20.00%) WSO2
4 1 (10.00%) Endeca
4 1 (10.00%) Twitter