The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 24 January 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
North East / Tyne and Wear
Rank 80 54 39
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -15
Contract jobs citing SOA 6 14 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.75% 2.04% 0.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 2.39% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 4
Median daily rate £340 £300 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +20.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £50.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +17.64%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
710 587 308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 89.20% 85.57% 75.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 496 378 201
Median daily rate £375 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.53% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 21 9
Median hourly rate £37.50 £21.00 £21.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.57% -3.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £10.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £47.50 £32.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

SOA
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

SOA Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

SOA
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 24 January 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -26 6 £340 +13.33% 2
SOA
North East

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for SOA.

1 12 (66.67%) Oracle
1 12 (66.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 10 (55.56%) Unix
2 10 (55.56%) Windows
3 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 7 (38.89%) CA
4 7 (38.89%) AIX
4 7 (38.89%) Solaris
4 7 (38.89%) WebLogic
4 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (38.89%) Incident Management
4 7 (38.89%) Windows Server
4 7 (38.89%) ServiceNow
5 6 (33.33%) HP
6 5 (27.78%) SC Cleared
6 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
6 5 (27.78%) SDLC
6 5 (27.78%) BPSS Clearance
6 5 (27.78%) Disclosure Scotland
7 4 (22.22%) Jenkins
7 4 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (22.22%) QMS
7 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
7 4 (22.22%) Problem Management
7 4 (22.22%) Release Management
7 4 (22.22%) Service Delivery
7 4 (22.22%) Change Management
7 4 (22.22%) ISO 9001
7 4 (22.22%) SLA
7 4 (22.22%) Middleware

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 12 (66.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 7 (38.89%) WebLogic
3 2 (11.11%) GeoServer
4 1 (5.56%) NServiceBus
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Force.com
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) GIS
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
1 4 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 2 (11.11%) Ant
2 2 (11.11%) Maven
2 2 (11.11%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (22.22%) Middleware Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Support Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Scala Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Support Specialist
4 2 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Angular Developer
4 2 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (11.11%) C# Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) HTML Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Lead Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Oracle Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Salesforce Developer
5 1 (5.56%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Cloud Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle Functional Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle SOA Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) SOA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) Middleware
2 3 (16.67%) J2EE
3 2 (11.11%) .NET
3 2 (11.11%) AngularJS
3 2 (11.11%) HTML
3 2 (11.11%) SignalR
3 2 (11.11%) Visualforce
4 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
4 1 (5.56%) Angular 2
4 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (5.56%) CSS
4 1 (5.56%) Entity Framework
4 1 (5.56%) HTML5
4 1 (5.56%) jQuery
4 1 (5.56%) Node.js
4 1 (5.56%) OpenLayers
4 1 (5.56%) Sass
4 1 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (5.56%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (55.56%) Unix
1 10 (55.56%) Windows
2 7 (38.89%) AIX
2 7 (38.89%) Solaris
2 7 (38.89%) Windows Server
3 2 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (38.89%) Incident Management
2 5 (27.78%) SDLC
3 4 (22.22%) Change Management
3 4 (22.22%) ITIL
3 4 (22.22%) Problem Management
3 4 (22.22%) QMS
3 4 (22.22%) Quality Management
3 4 (22.22%) Release Management
3 4 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (22.22%) Service Delivery
4 3 (16.67%) Open Source
5 2 (11.11%) DevOps
5 2 (11.11%) Scrum
5 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
5 2 (11.11%) Web Application Development
6 1 (5.56%) Data Protection
6 1 (5.56%) MVC
6 1 (5.56%) System Integration Testing
6 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) Java
2 3 (16.67%) Scala
3 2 (11.11%) Apex Code
3 2 (11.11%) C#
3 2 (11.11%) SQL
4 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) BPSS Clearance
1 5 (27.78%) SC Cleared
1 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
2 3 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (27.78%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (22.22%) ISO 9001
2 4 (22.22%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Puppet
1 2 (11.11%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) Oracle
2 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 7 (38.89%) CA
3 7 (38.89%) ServiceNow
4 6 (33.33%) HP
5 2 (11.11%) Atlassian
5 2 (11.11%) Salesforce.com