The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 33 43 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Contract jobs citing SOA 3 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.00% 0.70% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.21% 0.87% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate £450 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £451 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.22% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £35.00 £35.35
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -0.99%
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
247 344 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 82.33% 80.37% 76.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 228 145
Average daily rate £400 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 9
Average hourly rate £10.00 £16.75 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.29% +4.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £16.75 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £19.00 £16.17
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SOA across the Northamptonshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Northampton +13 3 £450 +100.00% 2
SOA
East Midlands

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 9 (90.00%) Web Services
2 6 (60.00%) Java
2 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 4 (40.00%) JMS
4 3 (30.00%) JBoss
4 3 (30.00%) HTML
4 3 (30.00%) J2EE
4 3 (30.00%) CSS
4 3 (30.00%) SOAP
4 3 (30.00%) TDD
4 3 (30.00%) Hibernate
4 3 (30.00%) Middleware
4 3 (30.00%) Spring
4 3 (30.00%) Java EE
4 3 (30.00%) Waterfall
4 3 (30.00%) REST
4 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
5 2 (20.00%) User Stories
5 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
5 2 (20.00%) CSS3
5 2 (20.00%) SoapUI
5 2 (20.00%) RESTful
5 2 (20.00%) HTML5
5 2 (20.00%) hybris
5 2 (20.00%) Re-Platforming
5 2 (20.00%) Workflow Development
5 2 (20.00%) User Experience

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 3 (30.00%) JBoss
2 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (10.00%) MS Project
1 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) JUnit
1 2 (20.00%) SoapUI
1 2 (20.00%) Subversion
2 1 (10.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (10.00%) Maven
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
1 2 (20.00%) Financial Institution
1 2 (20.00%) Front Office
1 2 (20.00%) Publishing
1 2 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Test Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) CRM Developer
3 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) SAP Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) SAP Test Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Service Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) SOA Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Web Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Web Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce Developer
4 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce Web Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Hybris Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Java E-Commerce Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) Web Services
2 4 (40.00%) JMS
3 3 (30.00%) CSS
3 3 (30.00%) Hibernate
3 3 (30.00%) HTML
3 3 (30.00%) J2EE
3 3 (30.00%) Java EE
3 3 (30.00%) Middleware
3 3 (30.00%) REST
3 3 (30.00%) SOAP
3 3 (30.00%) Spring
4 2 (20.00%) .NET
4 2 (20.00%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (20.00%) CSS3
4 2 (20.00%) HTML5
4 2 (20.00%) JPA
4 2 (20.00%) RESTful
4 2 (20.00%) XML
4 2 (20.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) User Experience
3 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (30.00%) TDD
3 3 (30.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (20.00%) CRM
4 2 (20.00%) ETL
4 2 (20.00%) MVC
4 2 (20.00%) Re-Platforming
4 2 (20.00%) User Stories
4 2 (20.00%) Workflow
4 2 (20.00%) Workflow Development
5 1 (10.00%) Project Management
5 1 (10.00%) SDLC
5 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (10.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) Java
2 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (20.00%) C#
3 2 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) hybris
1 2 (20.00%) Informatica
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle
1 2 (20.00%) SAP
2 1 (10.00%) Endeca
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft