The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
East of England / Suffolk
Rank 30 22 17
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -5
Contract jobs citing SOA 1 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 0.47% 2.76% 6.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 3.39% 8.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 8
Median daily rate - £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £465 £450
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £50.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +42.85%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
170 118 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 79.07% 81.38% 69.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 73 80
Median daily rate £400 £403 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% -10.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £488 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 7
Median hourly rate £40.50 £13.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+211.53% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £12.20 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £13.80 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.88 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +45.45%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Suffolk region citing SOA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

SOA
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

SOA Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

SOA
Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SOA across the Suffolk region.

SOA Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

SOA
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich -13 1 - -
SOA
East of England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SOA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Suffolk region with a requirement for SOA.

1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Java EE
2 2 (66.67%) NoSQL
3 1 (33.33%) OSGi
3 1 (33.33%) Node.js
3 1 (33.33%) Neo4j
3 1 (33.33%) Big Data
3 1 (33.33%) Web Application Development
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) Apache Pig
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (33.33%) Apache Camel
3 1 (33.33%) Microservices
3 1 (33.33%) API Development
3 1 (33.33%) Front End Development
3 1 (33.33%) Spring MVC
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) Groovy
3 1 (33.33%) DataPower
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) Scala
3 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
3 1 (33.33%) Video on Demand
3 1 (33.33%) Apache Hive
3 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Hibernate

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Apache Pig
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) NoSQL
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Hive
2 1 (33.33%) Big Data
2 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
2 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (33.33%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Java Architect
2 1 (33.33%) AWS Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) IPTV Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Technical Architect
2 1 (33.33%) SOA Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Java EE
2 1 (33.33%) Ajax
2 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Camel
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) Node.js
2 1 (33.33%) OSGi
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) Spring MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) DataPower
1 1 (33.33%) Digital TV
1 1 (33.33%) IPTV
1 1 (33.33%) Video on Demand
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) API Development
2 1 (33.33%) Front End Development
2 1 (33.33%) Microservices
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Groovy
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Scala