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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 34 23 31
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +8
Contract jobs citing SOA 14 16 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 3.26% 4.47% 1.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.02% 5.82% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 2
Average daily rate £300 £260 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.60% -37.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £456 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.22% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -
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
348 275 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 81.12% 76.82% 73.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 120 100
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 3
Average hourly rate £43.75 £16.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+165.15% +13.79%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 8 February 2016, 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 30 (71.43%) Web Services
2 25 (59.52%) Oracle
3 24 (57.14%) TIBCO
4 22 (52.38%) Java
5 17 (40.48%) XML
6 15 (35.71%) SQL
7 13 (30.95%) SOAP
8 12 (28.57%) IBM
8 12 (28.57%) REST
9 11 (26.19%) Ajax
10 10 (23.81%) Tomcat
10 10 (23.81%) HTML
11 9 (21.43%) JavaScript
11 9 (21.43%) EAI
11 9 (21.43%) Informatica
12 8 (19.05%) TOGAF
12 8 (19.05%) J2EE
13 7 (16.67%) .NET
13 7 (16.67%) DB2
13 7 (16.67%) HTTP
13 7 (16.67%) JBoss
13 7 (16.67%) JAX-WS
13 7 (16.67%) Relational Database
14 6 (14.29%) JAX-RS
14 6 (14.29%) SDLC
14 6 (14.29%) Performance Testing
14 6 (14.29%) JMS
14 6 (14.29%) MQSeries
14 6 (14.29%) HTTPS
14 6 (14.29%) ETL

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 10 (23.81%) Tomcat
2 7 (16.67%) JBoss
3 6 (14.29%) MQSeries
3 6 (14.29%) WebSphere
4 5 (11.90%) Apache
4 5 (11.90%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
5 3 (7.14%) WebLogic
6 1 (2.38%) CMS
6 1 (2.38%) Commerce Server
6 1 (2.38%) CoreMedia CMS
Business Applications
1 6 (14.29%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.90%) Force.com
1 5 (11.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.67%) HTTP
2 6 (14.29%) HTTPS
3 5 (11.90%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (2.38%) Converged Networks
4 1 (2.38%) Network Security
4 1 (2.38%) SAN
4 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.67%) DB2
1 7 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 6 (14.29%) DataStage
3 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
4 3 (7.14%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (2.38%) MySQL
5 1 (2.38%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 5 (11.90%) Eclipse
2 4 (9.52%) Ant
3 1 (2.38%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.38%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 3 (7.14%) Finance
2 2 (4.76%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (57.14%) Architect
2 12 (28.57%) Integration Architect
3 11 (26.19%) Oracle Architect
3 11 (26.19%) Solutions Architect
4 10 (23.81%) TIBCO Architect
5 9 (21.43%) Developer
6 5 (11.90%) Java Developer
6 5 (11.90%) Salesforce.com Architect
7 4 (9.52%) Analyst
7 4 (9.52%) JavaScript Engineer
7 4 (9.52%) Lead Developer
7 4 (9.52%) Software Engineer
8 3 (7.14%) Integration Analyst
8 3 (7.14%) Lead Java Developer
8 3 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
9 2 (4.76%) Analyst Developer
9 2 (4.76%) Developer Analyst
9 2 (4.76%) Integration Developer
9 2 (4.76%) Technical Developer
9 2 (4.76%) TIBCO Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (71.43%) Web Services
2 17 (40.48%) XML
3 13 (30.95%) SOAP
4 12 (28.57%) REST
5 11 (26.19%) Ajax
6 10 (23.81%) HTML
7 8 (19.05%) J2EE
8 7 (16.67%) .NET
8 7 (16.67%) JAX-WS
9 6 (14.29%) JAX-RS
9 6 (14.29%) JMS
10 5 (11.90%) CSS
10 5 (11.90%) DHTML
10 5 (11.90%) Hibernate
10 5 (11.90%) JPA
10 5 (11.90%) jQuery
10 5 (11.90%) JSON
10 5 (11.90%) Struts
10 5 (11.90%) Visualforce
11 4 (9.52%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) Mainframe
2 4 (9.52%) Data Integration
3 3 (7.14%) VCE vBlock
4 1 (2.38%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (2.38%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.38%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.14%) Unix
2 2 (4.76%) Linux
3 1 (2.38%) AIX
3 1 (2.38%) Windows
3 1 (2.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.43%) EAI
2 8 (19.05%) TOGAF
3 6 (14.29%) ETL
3 6 (14.29%) Migration
3 6 (14.29%) Performance Testing
3 6 (14.29%) SDLC
3 6 (14.29%) UML
4 5 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (11.90%) AOP
4 5 (11.90%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (11.90%) Data Migration
4 5 (11.90%) Event-Driven Architecture
4 5 (11.90%) Zachman Framework
5 4 (9.52%) Data Management
5 4 (9.52%) Pair Programming
5 4 (9.52%) Refactoring
5 4 (9.52%) Software Engineering
5 4 (9.52%) TDD
5 4 (9.52%) Unit Testing
5 4 (9.52%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 22 (52.38%) Java
2 15 (35.71%) SQL
3 9 (21.43%) JavaScript
4 5 (11.90%) Apex Code
4 5 (11.90%) COBOL
4 5 (11.90%) PL/SQL
5 4 (9.52%) C
5 4 (9.52%) C#
5 4 (9.52%) C++
5 4 (9.52%) VBScript
6 1 (2.38%) Ruby
6 1 (2.38%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.38%) VB
6 1 (2.38%) XPath
6 1 (2.38%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 1 (2.38%) CCNA
1 1 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (2.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) COBIT
1 3 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.38%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.38%) Puppet
1 1 (2.38%) SCCM
1 1 (2.38%) SCOM
1 1 (2.38%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 25 (59.52%) Oracle
2 24 (57.14%) TIBCO
3 12 (28.57%) IBM
4 9 (21.43%) Informatica
5 5 (11.90%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (7.14%) Genesys
6 3 (7.14%) webMethods
7 1 (2.38%) Apigee
7 1 (2.38%) Citrix
7 1 (2.38%) HP
7 1 (2.38%) Intel
7 1 (2.38%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.38%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.38%) SAP
7 1 (2.38%) Software AG
7 1 (2.38%) Talend
7 1 (2.38%) VMware