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 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 35 34 25
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -9
Contract jobs citing SOA 12 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 3.30% 0.73% 3.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.32% 1.04% 5.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 5
Average daily rate
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£260 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.12% +2.56%
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +13.97%
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
278 193 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 76.37% 70.70% 63.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 88 89
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £690 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 2 4
Average hourly rate £16.50 £13.25 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.52% -61.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.65 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £13.85 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 February 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 10 (58.82%) Web Services
1 10 (58.82%) XML
1 10 (58.82%) HTTP
1 10 (58.82%) REST
2 9 (52.94%) Oracle
3 8 (47.06%) HTML
3 8 (47.06%) WebLogic
3 8 (47.06%) Middleware
4 7 (41.18%) WebSphere MQ
4 7 (41.18%) WebSphere
4 7 (41.18%) Java
4 7 (41.18%) .NET
4 7 (41.18%) WSDL
5 6 (35.29%) HTTPS
5 6 (35.29%) JMS
5 6 (35.29%) DB2
5 6 (35.29%) DataPower
6 5 (29.41%) Open Source
6 5 (29.41%) JSON
6 5 (29.41%) Load Balancing
6 5 (29.41%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 5 (29.41%) Firewall
6 5 (29.41%) Software AG
6 5 (29.41%) NetWeaver
6 5 (29.41%) DMZ
6 5 (29.41%) Clustering
6 5 (29.41%) Retail
6 5 (29.41%) ActiveMQ
6 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
6 5 (29.41%) SAP

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (47.06%) WebLogic
2 7 (41.18%) WebSphere
3 5 (29.41%) NetWeaver
4 3 (17.65%) Tomcat
5 2 (11.76%) IIS
5 2 (11.76%) Apache
5 2 (11.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (5.88%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
6 1 (5.88%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 10 (58.82%) HTTP
2 6 (35.29%) HTTPS
3 5 (29.41%) DMZ
3 5 (29.41%) Firewall
4 1 (5.88%) Intranet
4 1 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) DB2
2 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Introscope
1 2 (11.76%) Fiddler
1 2 (11.76%) SoapUI
2 1 (5.88%) Maven
General
1 5 (29.41%) Retail
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Administrator
1 6 (35.29%) WebLogic Administrator
2 4 (23.53%) Architect
2 4 (23.53%) Integration Architect
2 4 (23.53%) Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Senior WebLogic Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Middleware Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Integration Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Java Developer
4 1 (5.88%) TIBCO Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (58.82%) Web Services
1 10 (58.82%) XML
1 10 (58.82%) REST
2 8 (47.06%) HTML
2 8 (47.06%) Middleware
3 7 (41.18%) WSDL
3 7 (41.18%) WebSphere MQ
3 7 (41.18%) .NET
4 6 (35.29%) JMS
5 5 (29.41%) JSON
5 5 (29.41%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 5 (29.41%) XSD
5 5 (29.41%) ActiveMQ
6 3 (17.65%) SOAP
7 2 (11.76%) XSLT
7 2 (11.76%) XHTML
7 2 (11.76%) .NET Framework
7 2 (11.76%) WCF
8 1 (5.88%) Spring Security
8 1 (5.88%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) DataPower
2 5 (29.41%) Open Source
2 5 (29.41%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) UNIX
2 2 (11.76%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Load Balancing
2 3 (17.65%) People Management
2 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.88%) Performance Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (5.88%) Software Architecture
4 1 (5.88%) Waterfall
4 1 (5.88%) TDD
4 1 (5.88%) Pair Programming
4 1 (5.88%) Refactoring
4 1 (5.88%) UML
4 1 (5.88%) EAI
4 1 (5.88%) B2B
4 1 (5.88%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) Java
2 3 (17.65%) SQL
3 2 (11.76%) Shell Script
3 2 (11.76%) C#
4 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) WMI
1 2 (11.76%) SolarWinds Orion
1 2 (11.76%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Oracle
2 5 (29.41%) SAP
2 5 (29.41%) Software AG
3 4 (23.53%) IBM
3 4 (23.53%) Intel
4 2 (11.76%) CA
4 2 (11.76%) SolarWinds
5 1 (5.88%) TIBCO