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 27 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 38 34 24
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -10
Contract jobs citing SOA 8 3 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 2.11% 1.01% 5.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.71% 1.42% 8.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 8
Average daily rate
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£400 - £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.63 £40.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-10.93% +17.64%
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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
295 212 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 77.63% 71.14% 66.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 93 99
Average daily rate £390 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £690 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 11
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.25 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.88% -44.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.40 £19.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £16.45 £48.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 27 March 2015, 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 11 (55.00%) Web Services
2 10 (50.00%) XML
2 10 (50.00%) HTTP
2 10 (50.00%) REST
3 9 (45.00%) .NET
3 9 (45.00%) Oracle
4 8 (40.00%) HTML
4 8 (40.00%) Java
4 8 (40.00%) WebLogic
4 8 (40.00%) Middleware
5 7 (35.00%) WebSphere MQ
5 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
5 7 (35.00%) WSDL
5 7 (35.00%) WebSphere
6 6 (30.00%) DataPower
6 6 (30.00%) JMS
6 6 (30.00%) DB2
6 6 (30.00%) HTTPS
6 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (25.00%) Firewall
7 5 (25.00%) Clustering
7 5 (25.00%) Software AG
7 5 (25.00%) NetWeaver
7 5 (25.00%) DMZ
7 5 (25.00%) SAP
7 5 (25.00%) XSD
7 5 (25.00%) Open Source
7 5 (25.00%) JSON
7 5 (25.00%) Retail
7 5 (25.00%) ActiveMQ

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 8 (40.00%) WebLogic
2 7 (35.00%) WebSphere
3 5 (25.00%) NetWeaver
4 3 (15.00%) Tomcat
5 2 (10.00%) IIS
5 2 (10.00%) Apache
5 2 (10.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (5.00%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
6 1 (5.00%) Mule
6 1 (5.00%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 10 (50.00%) HTTP
2 6 (30.00%) HTTPS
3 5 (25.00%) DMZ
3 5 (25.00%) Firewall
4 1 (5.00%) Intranet
4 1 (5.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (30.00%) DB2
3 2 (10.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Introscope
1 2 (10.00%) Fiddler
1 2 (10.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (5.00%) Maven
General
1 5 (25.00%) Retail
2 2 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Developer
2 6 (30.00%) Administrator
2 6 (30.00%) WebLogic Administrator
3 4 (20.00%) Architect
3 4 (20.00%) Integration Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Java Developer
4 2 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 2 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Senior WebLogic Administrator
4 2 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Middleware Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Integration Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) TIBCO Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (55.00%) Web Services
2 10 (50.00%) XML
2 10 (50.00%) REST
3 9 (45.00%) .NET
4 8 (40.00%) HTML
4 8 (40.00%) Middleware
5 7 (35.00%) WSDL
5 7 (35.00%) WebSphere MQ
6 6 (30.00%) JMS
7 5 (25.00%) ActiveMQ
7 5 (25.00%) XSD
7 5 (25.00%) JSON
7 5 (25.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 4 (20.00%) SOAP
9 2 (10.00%) XSLT
9 2 (10.00%) XHTML
9 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET
9 2 (10.00%) React
9 2 (10.00%) .NET Framework
9 2 (10.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) DataPower
2 5 (25.00%) Open Source
2 5 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) UNIX
2 2 (10.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 4 (20.00%) TDD
4 3 (15.00%) MVC
4 3 (15.00%) Scrum
4 3 (15.00%) People Management
5 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing
5 2 (10.00%) BDD
5 2 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (10.00%) DevOps
5 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (5.00%) Software Architecture
6 1 (5.00%) Waterfall
6 1 (5.00%) UML
6 1 (5.00%) EAI
6 1 (5.00%) B2B
6 1 (5.00%) Pair Programming
6 1 (5.00%) Refactoring
6 1 (5.00%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) Java
2 4 (20.00%) C#
3 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (15.00%) SQL
4 2 (10.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) WMI
1 2 (10.00%) SolarWinds Orion
1 2 (10.00%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Oracle
2 5 (25.00%) SAP
2 5 (25.00%) Software AG
3 4 (20.00%) IBM
3 4 (20.00%) Intel
4 2 (10.00%) CA
4 2 (10.00%) SolarWinds
5 1 (5.00%) TIBCO