The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
UK / Northern Ireland
Rank 38 23 23
Rank change year-on-year
-15 0
Contract jobs citing SOA 2 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 0.85% 0.85% 2.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% 1.01% 3.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £388 - £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £439
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £50.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +42.85%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
193 99 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 82.13% 83.90% 84.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 47 50
Median daily rate £375 £300 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £109 £90
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Median hourly rate £10.00 £40.00 £125.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-75.00% -68.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +40.35%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

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

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

SOA
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

SOA Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

SOA
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. 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 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
County Antrim - 2 £388 -
SOA
UK

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for SOA.

1 3 (75.00%) OO
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) Web Services
1 3 (75.00%) JSON
1 3 (75.00%) RESTful
1 3 (75.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (50.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (50.00%) Memory Management
2 2 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (50.00%) WCF
2 2 (50.00%) WPF
2 2 (50.00%) WF
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 2 (50.00%) OOP
2 2 (50.00%) ADO.NET
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) Sybase
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Front Office
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) XHTML
3 1 (25.00%) J2SE

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 2 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (25.00%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Ant
1 1 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (25.00%) Maven
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
1 2 (50.00%) Front Office
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# WPF Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (25.00%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) JSON
1 3 (75.00%) RESTful
1 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (50.00%) ADO.NET
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (50.00%) WCF
2 2 (50.00%) WF
2 2 (50.00%) WPF
3 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) J2SE
3 1 (25.00%) JSP
3 1 (25.00%) Sass
3 1 (25.00%) Semantic HTML
3 1 (25.00%) Servlets
3 1 (25.00%) XHTML
3 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (25.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) Memory Management
2 2 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 2 (50.00%) OOP
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Build Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (25.00%) Front End Development
3 1 (25.00%) Graceful Degradation
3 1 (25.00%) Information Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Web Design
3 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) SPARQL
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) Sybase
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