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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 27 35 31
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -4
Contract jobs citing SOA 16 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 3.96% 1.60% 1.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.52% 2.25% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 4
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£260 £413 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.09% +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £403 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £423 £463
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 £35.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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
290 222 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 71.78% 70.93% 57.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 111 85
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £271 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £489
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 5 10
Average hourly rate £22.50 £15.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.16% -31.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.50 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £75.00 £40.00 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 2015. 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 +4 15 £260 -37.09% 2
Mansfield - - - - 1
SOA
East Midlands

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 12 (57.14%) Oracle
2 11 (52.38%) Web Services
2 11 (52.38%) WebLogic
3 9 (42.86%) HTTP
3 9 (42.86%) XML
3 9 (42.86%) .NET
3 9 (42.86%) Middleware
3 9 (42.86%) REST
4 8 (38.10%) WebSphere
4 8 (38.10%) HTML
4 8 (38.10%) Java
5 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 7 (33.33%) DB2
5 7 (33.33%) WSDL
5 7 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
6 6 (28.57%) DataPower
7 5 (23.81%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 5 (23.81%) Open Source
7 5 (23.81%) Software AG
7 5 (23.81%) NetWeaver
7 5 (23.81%) DMZ
7 5 (23.81%) Firewall
7 5 (23.81%) Retail
7 5 (23.81%) ActiveMQ
7 5 (23.81%) Clustering
7 5 (23.81%) JSON
7 5 (23.81%) Load Balancing
7 5 (23.81%) HTTPS
7 5 (23.81%) JMS
7 5 (23.81%) XSD

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (52.38%) WebLogic
2 8 (38.10%) WebSphere
3 5 (23.81%) NetWeaver
4 3 (14.29%) Apache
4 3 (14.29%) Tomcat
4 3 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (9.52%) IIS
5 2 (9.52%) CICS
6 1 (4.76%) WebLogic Integration
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 9 (42.86%) HTTP
2 5 (23.81%) DMZ
2 5 (23.81%) Firewall
2 5 (23.81%) HTTPS
3 3 (14.29%) Intranet
3 3 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 7 (33.33%) DB2
2 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Fiddler
1 2 (9.52%) SoapUI
1 2 (9.52%) Introscope
2 1 (4.76%) Maven
General
1 5 (23.81%) Retail
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Administrator
2 7 (33.33%) WebLogic Administrator
3 4 (19.05%) Architect
3 4 (19.05%) Integration Architect
4 3 (14.29%) Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Middleware Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Senior WebLogic Administrator
6 1 (4.76%) Java Developer
6 1 (4.76%) WebSphere Administrator
6 1 (4.76%) Integration Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (52.38%) Web Services
2 9 (42.86%) XML
2 9 (42.86%) .NET
2 9 (42.86%) Middleware
2 9 (42.86%) REST
3 8 (38.10%) HTML
4 7 (33.33%) WSDL
4 7 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
5 5 (23.81%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 5 (23.81%) ActiveMQ
5 5 (23.81%) JSON
5 5 (23.81%) JMS
5 5 (23.81%) XSD
6 3 (14.29%) JSP
7 2 (9.52%) SOAP
7 2 (9.52%) XSLT
7 2 (9.52%) J2EE
7 2 (9.52%) XHTML
7 2 (9.52%) WCF
7 2 (9.52%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) DataPower
2 5 (23.81%) Open Source
2 5 (23.81%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) UNIX
1 4 (19.05%) Linux
2 2 (9.52%) Windows
2 2 (9.52%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Load Balancing
2 3 (14.29%) UML
2 3 (14.29%) EAI
2 3 (14.29%) Software Architecture
2 3 (14.29%) People Management
3 2 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
3 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) Java
2 3 (14.29%) SQL
3 2 (9.52%) C
3 2 (9.52%) C#
3 2 (9.52%) C++
3 2 (9.52%) Python
3 2 (9.52%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) CA Wily
1 2 (9.52%) SolarWinds Orion
1 2 (9.52%) WMI
Vendors
1 12 (57.14%) Oracle
2 5 (23.81%) Software AG
2 5 (23.81%) SAP
3 4 (19.05%) Intel
4 3 (14.29%) IBM
5 2 (9.52%) SolarWinds
5 2 (9.52%) CA