The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Nottingham region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 36 21 21
Rank change year-on-year
-15 0
Contract jobs citing SOA 4 18 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 1.23% 5.92% 5.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.65% 8.74% 7.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 9
Average daily rate - £375 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £423 £390 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.00 £34.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+35.29% +4.61%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Nottingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
243 206 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 74.54% 67.76% 71.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 100 74
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £225 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £463 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 16 12
Average hourly rate £13.38 £27.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.36% +57.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £19.39 £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.05 £35.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
SOA
Nottinghamshire

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 18 April 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 4 (44.44%) Web Services
2 3 (33.33%) XML
2 3 (33.33%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) Middleware
2 3 (33.33%) REST
3 2 (22.22%) JSON
3 2 (22.22%) SaaS
3 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) QA
3 2 (22.22%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (22.22%) Intel
3 2 (22.22%) HTML
3 2 (22.22%) HTTP
3 2 (22.22%) XSD
3 2 (22.22%) .NET
4 1 (11.11%) J2EE
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
4 1 (11.11%) DB2
4 1 (11.11%) SAP
4 1 (11.11%) CSS
4 1 (11.11%) Servlets
4 1 (11.11%) SOAP
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (11.11%) Windows
4 1 (11.11%) Linux
4 1 (11.11%) JBoss
4 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
4 1 (11.11%) CRM
4 1 (11.11%) SharePoint

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 1 (11.11%) NetWeaver
1 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) SaaS
2 1 (11.11%) PaaS
2 1 (11.11%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) HTTP
2 1 (11.11%) HTTPS
2 1 (11.11%) DMZ
2 1 (11.11%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) DB2
1 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (11.11%) Marketing
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Developer
1 3 (33.33%) Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) UI Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Front-End Web Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Designer
3 1 (11.11%) Middleware Developer
3 1 (11.11%) webMethods Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Web Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Programmer
3 1 (11.11%) Solutions Designer
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Lead Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Lead Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) UI Programmer
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) Web Services
2 3 (33.33%) XML
2 3 (33.33%) Middleware
2 3 (33.33%) REST
3 2 (22.22%) JSON
3 2 (22.22%) HTML
3 2 (22.22%) XSD
3 2 (22.22%) .NET
4 1 (11.11%) J2EE
4 1 (11.11%) CSS
4 1 (11.11%) Servlets
4 1 (11.11%) SOAP
4 1 (11.11%) JMS
4 1 (11.11%) WSDL
4 1 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 1 (11.11%) DWR
4 1 (11.11%) Ext JS
4 1 (11.11%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (11.11%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Mainframe
1 1 (11.11%) Data Integration
1 1 (11.11%) Open Source
1 1 (11.11%) Clustering
1 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) CRM
2 1 (11.11%) B2B
2 1 (11.11%) Release Management
2 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (11.11%) Web Development
2 1 (11.11%) Quality Management
2 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
2 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (11.11%) MVC
2 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (11.11%) Web Design
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) TDD
2 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) C#
2 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
2 1 (11.11%) COBIT
2 1 (11.11%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Salesforce.com
1 2 (22.22%) Intel
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) SAP
2 1 (11.11%) JBoss
2 1 (11.11%) IBM
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Software AG
2 1 (11.11%) TIBCO
2 1 (11.11%) webMethods
2 1 (11.11%) InterSystems
2 1 (11.11%) Sencha
2 1 (11.11%) ServiceNow