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 27 August 2015 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 25 35 38
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +3
Contract jobs citing SOA 20 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 4.91% 1.33% 1.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.35% 1.79% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 3
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£475 £468 £523
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% -10.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £435 £377
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +15.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +18.64%
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
315 279 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 77.40% 74.40% 81.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 187 125
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £525 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 2
Average hourly rate £18.52 £15.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.46% -6.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+27.45% -15.00%

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
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 27 August 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2015. 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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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 +5 10 £450 -14.28%
Corby - 1 - -
SOA
East Midlands

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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 20 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (52.94%) Web Services
3 17 (50.00%) Java
4 14 (41.18%) Hibernate
4 14 (41.18%) JavaScript
5 13 (38.24%) Spring
5 13 (38.24%) Java EE
6 12 (35.29%) Oracle
6 12 (35.29%) JBoss
6 12 (35.29%) MVC
7 11 (32.35%) JSP
7 11 (32.35%) JUnit
7 11 (32.35%) Subversion
7 11 (32.35%) JPA
7 11 (32.35%) Oracle Database
8 10 (29.41%) Spring MVC
8 10 (29.41%) Tomcat
8 10 (29.41%) E-Commerce
8 10 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (26.47%) ERP
9 9 (26.47%) Maven
10 7 (20.59%) Enterprise Architecture
10 7 (20.59%) hybris
10 7 (20.59%) Data Modelling
11 6 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (17.65%) SAP
11 6 (17.65%) Migration
11 6 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (17.65%) Data Architecture
11 6 (17.65%) Analytics

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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 12 (35.29%) JBoss
2 10 (29.41%) Tomcat
3 5 (14.71%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Project
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.94%) MS Visio
1 1 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.94%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (32.35%) Oracle Database
2 6 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (32.35%) JUnit
1 11 (32.35%) Subversion
2 9 (26.47%) Maven
3 4 (11.76%) SoapUI
4 2 (5.88%) Selenium
4 2 (5.88%) Eclipse
4 2 (5.88%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.94%) Ant
5 1 (2.94%) Checkstyle
5 1 (2.94%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.94%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.94%) QUnit
General
1 4 (11.76%) Front Office
1 4 (11.76%) Retail
2 3 (8.82%) Finance
3 2 (5.88%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.94%) Publishing
4 1 (2.94%) Banking
4 1 (2.94%) Marketing
4 1 (2.94%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.94%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 15 (44.12%) Architect
2 14 (41.18%) Developer
3 12 (35.29%) Java Developer
4 6 (17.65%) Data Architect
5 5 (14.71%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (11.76%) Integration Architect
6 4 (11.76%) Analyst
6 4 (11.76%) Test Analyst
6 4 (11.76%) Agile Test Analyst
7 3 (8.82%) Middleware Architect
7 3 (8.82%) Hybris Architect
8 2 (5.88%) Hybris Developer
9 1 (2.94%) CRM Developer
9 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Architect
9 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Developer
9 1 (2.94%) Java Web Developer
9 1 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 1 (2.94%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (52.94%) Web Services
2 14 (41.18%) Hibernate
3 13 (38.24%) Spring
3 13 (38.24%) Java EE
4 11 (32.35%) JSP
4 11 (32.35%) JPA
5 10 (29.41%) Spring MVC
6 5 (14.71%) Middleware
7 4 (11.76%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 4 (11.76%) RESTful
7 4 (11.76%) WebSphere MQ
7 4 (11.76%) HTML
7 4 (11.76%) CSS
8 3 (8.82%) XML
9 2 (5.88%) EJB
9 2 (5.88%) JMS
9 2 (5.88%) SOAP
9 2 (5.88%) Struts
9 2 (5.88%) JSTL
9 2 (5.88%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) Data Integration
2 3 (8.82%) DataPower
3 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.94%) User Experience
3 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.94%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (35.29%) MVC
3 10 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (29.41%) E-Commerce
4 9 (26.47%) ERP
5 7 (20.59%) Data Modelling
5 7 (20.59%) Enterprise Architecture
6 6 (17.65%) Data Analysis
6 6 (17.65%) Data Migration
6 6 (17.65%) Data Architecture
6 6 (17.65%) Analytics
6 6 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (17.65%) Migration
7 5 (14.71%) Waterfall
8 4 (11.76%) B2B
8 4 (11.76%) B2C
8 4 (11.76%) EAI
9 3 (8.82%) UML
9 3 (8.82%) User Stories
9 3 (8.82%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 17 (50.00%) Java
2 14 (41.18%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.88%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.94%) SQL
4 1 (2.94%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) HND
1 1 (2.94%) Sun Certification
1 1 (2.94%) OCMJD
1 1 (2.94%) Degree
Vendors
1 12 (35.29%) Oracle
2 7 (20.59%) hybris
3 6 (17.65%) SAP
4 3 (8.82%) IBM
5 2 (5.88%) Endeca
6 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.94%) Sun
6 1 (2.94%) Informatica
6 1 (2.94%) ATG