The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Nottinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 32 36 42
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +6
Contract jobs citing SOA 13 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 2.81% 3.04% 1.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.10% 4.33% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 4
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£260 £324 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.84% -0.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £286 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £413 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £34.50 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+37.68% +0.72%
SOA
East Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Nottinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
317 254 265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 68.47% 70.17% 63.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 107 125
Average daily rate £365 £318 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.96% -9.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £375 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 8
Average hourly rate £23.50 £13.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+74.07% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £12.50 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £75.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

SOA
Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

SOA Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

SOA
Contract Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottingham +1 12 £260 -19.84%
SOA
East Midlands

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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 (61.11%) WebLogic
2 10 (55.56%) Oracle
3 9 (50.00%) Web Services
4 7 (38.89%) Middleware
4 7 (38.89%) XML
4 7 (38.89%) .NET
4 7 (38.89%) HTTP
4 7 (38.89%) REST
5 6 (33.33%) WebSphere
5 6 (33.33%) DataPower
6 5 (27.78%) WebSphere MQ
6 5 (27.78%) WSDL
6 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
6 5 (27.78%) DB2
6 5 (27.78%) HTML
6 5 (27.78%) Java
7 4 (22.22%) UNIX
7 4 (22.22%) Linux
8 3 (16.67%) Apache
8 3 (16.67%) HTTPS
8 3 (16.67%) IBM
8 3 (16.67%) Intel
8 3 (16.67%) Software AG
8 3 (16.67%) SQL
8 3 (16.67%) XSD
8 3 (16.67%) SAP
8 3 (16.67%) JMS
8 3 (16.67%) EAI
8 3 (16.67%) NetWeaver
8 3 (16.67%) DMZ

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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 11 (61.11%) WebLogic
2 6 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 3 (16.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (16.67%) NetWeaver
3 3 (16.67%) Apache
4 2 (11.11%) Tomcat
4 2 (11.11%) CICS
4 2 (11.11%) IIS
5 1 (5.56%) WebLogic Integration
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) HTTP
2 3 (16.67%) HTTPS
2 3 (16.67%) DMZ
2 3 (16.67%) Firewall
3 2 (11.11%) Intranet
3 2 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
1 5 (27.78%) DB2
2 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Introscope
1 2 (11.11%) Fiddler
1 2 (11.11%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Administrator
2 7 (38.89%) WebLogic Administrator
3 3 (16.67%) Architect
3 3 (16.67%) Integration Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior WebLogic Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) Middleware Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (50.00%) Web Services
2 7 (38.89%) XML
2 7 (38.89%) .NET
2 7 (38.89%) Middleware
2 7 (38.89%) REST
3 5 (27.78%) HTML
3 5 (27.78%) WSDL
3 5 (27.78%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (16.67%) JMS
4 3 (16.67%) ActiveMQ
4 3 (16.67%) JSON
4 3 (16.67%) XSD
4 3 (16.67%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 2 (11.11%) XSLT
5 2 (11.11%) XHTML
5 2 (11.11%) J2EE
5 2 (11.11%) JSP
5 2 (11.11%) SOAP
5 2 (11.11%) WCF
5 2 (11.11%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) DataPower
2 3 (16.67%) Open Source
2 3 (16.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) UNIX
1 4 (22.22%) Linux
2 2 (11.11%) SUSE
2 2 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) Load Balancing
1 3 (16.67%) EAI
1 3 (16.67%) People Management
2 2 (11.11%) UML
2 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (11.11%) Software Architecture
2 2 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) Java
2 3 (16.67%) SQL
3 2 (11.11%) Python
3 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
3 2 (11.11%) C
3 2 (11.11%) C#
3 2 (11.11%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) WMI
1 2 (11.11%) SolarWinds Orion
1 2 (11.11%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Oracle
2 3 (16.67%) SAP
2 3 (16.67%) IBM
2 3 (16.67%) Intel
2 3 (16.67%) Software AG
3 2 (11.11%) CA
3 2 (11.11%) SolarWinds