The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Nottingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 30 October 2014 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 40 43 39
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Contract jobs citing SOA 5 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 1.19% 1.53% 0.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.66% 2.13% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 1
Average daily rate
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£275 £323 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.72% -0.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £405
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -1.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £29.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+61.01% -19.17%
SOA
Nottinghamshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Nottingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
302 328 234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 72.08% 71.77% 69.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 128 111
Average daily rate £375 £318 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.11% -5.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £415 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+4.13% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 4
Average hourly rate £23.50 £13.50 £10.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+74.07% +29.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.38 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £83.50 £88.00 £15.97
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SOA across the Nottingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

SOA
Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

SOA Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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 7 (70.00%) Web Services
2 6 (60.00%) WebSphere
3 5 (50.00%) REST
3 5 (50.00%) JSON
3 5 (50.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 5 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 5 (50.00%) XML
3 5 (50.00%) XSD
3 5 (50.00%) SAP
3 5 (50.00%) HTML
3 5 (50.00%) HTTP
3 5 (50.00%) WSDL
3 5 (50.00%) HTTPS
3 5 (50.00%) JMS
3 5 (50.00%) Intel
3 5 (50.00%) NetWeaver
4 4 (40.00%) Oracle
5 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (30.00%) DB2
5 3 (30.00%) WebLogic
5 3 (30.00%) Java
5 3 (30.00%) .NET
5 3 (30.00%) EAI
5 3 (30.00%) Linux
6 2 (20.00%) UML
6 2 (20.00%) Python
6 2 (20.00%) Intranet
6 2 (20.00%) Internet
6 2 (20.00%) J2EE
6 2 (20.00%) JSP

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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 6 (60.00%) WebSphere
2 5 (50.00%) NetWeaver
3 3 (30.00%) WebLogic
4 2 (20.00%) CICS
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (10.00%) WebLogic Integration
5 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) IaaS
1 1 (10.00%) SaaS
1 1 (10.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) HTTP
1 5 (50.00%) HTTPS
2 2 (20.00%) Intranet
2 2 (20.00%) Internet
3 1 (10.00%) Firewall
3 1 (10.00%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (30.00%) DB2
2 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Architect
1 5 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Lead Solutions Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Lead Architect
3 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) WebLogic Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) Web Services
2 5 (50.00%) REST
2 5 (50.00%) JSON
2 5 (50.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 5 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 5 (50.00%) XML
2 5 (50.00%) XSD
2 5 (50.00%) HTML
2 5 (50.00%) WSDL
2 5 (50.00%) JMS
3 3 (30.00%) .NET
4 2 (20.00%) J2EE
4 2 (20.00%) JSP
4 2 (20.00%) Middleware
5 1 (10.00%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (10.00%) Open Source
1 1 (10.00%) Clustering
1 1 (10.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) SUSE
3 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) EAI
2 2 (20.00%) UML
2 2 (20.00%) Software Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (10.00%) Release Management
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) Python
2 2 (20.00%) C
2 2 (20.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) SAP
1 5 (50.00%) Intel
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) ServiceNow
3 1 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (10.00%) Software AG
3 1 (10.00%) IBM