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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 41 23 36
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +13
Contract jobs citing SOA 18 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 3.47% 2.13% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.33% 2.94% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 0
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£283 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £29.50 £32.10
% change year-on-year
+27.11% -8.09%
SOA
North East

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
416 136 227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 80.15% 72.34% 66.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 69 106
Average daily rate £363 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £231 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 7 13
Average hourly rate £21.80 £17.00 £16.64
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.23% +2.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.60 £13.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £18.90 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SOA across the Tyne and Wear region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOA across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

SOA Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 19 September 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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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne - 18 £283 -
SOA
North East

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 22 (88.00%) Oracle
2 19 (76.00%) Java
3 13 (52.00%) HP
3 13 (52.00%) Oracle Database
4 12 (48.00%) Red Hat
4 12 (48.00%) Middleware
4 12 (48.00%) WebLogic
4 12 (48.00%) Linux
4 12 (48.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (44.00%) OpenView
6 10 (40.00%) J2EE
6 10 (40.00%) SC Cleared
6 10 (40.00%) Security Cleared
6 10 (40.00%) Finance
7 9 (36.00%) AquaLogic
7 9 (36.00%) Java EE
7 9 (36.00%) UNIX
8 8 (32.00%) JMS
8 8 (32.00%) JUnit
9 7 (28.00%) SQL
9 7 (28.00%) Windows
9 7 (28.00%) ITIL
10 6 (24.00%) SLA
10 6 (24.00%) C#
10 6 (24.00%) C++
10 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
10 6 (24.00%) DB2
10 6 (24.00%) MQSeries
10 6 (24.00%) Scala
10 6 (24.00%) Software Architecture

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 12 (48.00%) WebLogic
2 9 (36.00%) AquaLogic
3 6 (24.00%) MQSeries
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle UPK
Business Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) SAN
2 2 (8.00%) LDAP
2 2 (8.00%) Intranet
2 2 (8.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (52.00%) Oracle Database
2 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (24.00%) DB2
3 3 (12.00%) BusinessObjects XI
4 2 (8.00%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (8.00%) MongoDB
5 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 8 (32.00%) JUnit
2 2 (8.00%) Ant
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 10 (40.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Marketing
3 2 (8.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (8.00%) Retail
4 1 (4.00%) Multimedia
4 1 (4.00%) General Ledger
4 1 (4.00%) Banking
4 1 (4.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Developer
2 5 (20.00%) Scala Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Architect
3 4 (16.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Digital Architect
4 3 (12.00%) Team Leader
4 3 (12.00%) Service Desk Team Leader
4 3 (12.00%) DBA
5 2 (8.00%) Administrator
5 2 (8.00%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Applications Specialist
5 2 (8.00%) Oracle DBA
5 2 (8.00%) UNIX Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Linux Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Informatica Specialist
6 1 (4.00%) Oracle Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Oracle Support Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Oracle Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (48.00%) Middleware
2 10 (40.00%) J2EE
3 9 (36.00%) Java EE
4 8 (32.00%) JMS
5 6 (24.00%) Play Framework
6 5 (20.00%) SOAP
7 4 (16.00%) Web Services
7 4 (16.00%) SAML
8 3 (12.00%) Oracle Fusion
9 2 (8.00%) CSS
9 2 (8.00%) JDBC
9 2 (8.00%) HTML
9 2 (8.00%) Spring
9 2 (8.00%) JNDI
10 1 (4.00%) Ajax
10 1 (4.00%) Hibernate
10 1 (4.00%) HTML5
10 1 (4.00%) CSS3
10 1 (4.00%) jQuery
10 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Social Media
2 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (48.00%) Linux
1 12 (48.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 9 (36.00%) UNIX
3 7 (28.00%) Windows
4 2 (8.00%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) ITIL
2 6 (24.00%) Software Architecture
2 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (20.00%) Problem Management
4 4 (16.00%) Content Management
5 3 (12.00%) High Availability
5 3 (12.00%) CRM
5 3 (12.00%) Change Management
6 2 (8.00%) B2C
6 2 (8.00%) Service Management
6 2 (8.00%) Performance Management
6 2 (8.00%) Network Management
6 2 (8.00%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (8.00%) Incident Management
7 1 (4.00%) Web Application Development
7 1 (4.00%) Line Management
7 1 (4.00%) Data Management
7 1 (4.00%) TDD
7 1 (4.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 19 (76.00%) Java
2 7 (28.00%) SQL
3 6 (24.00%) C#
3 6 (24.00%) C++
3 6 (24.00%) Scala
4 4 (16.00%) PL/SQL
5 3 (12.00%) Shell Script
6 2 (8.00%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
7 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 10 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (24.00%) SLA
2 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (44.00%) OpenView
2 1 (4.00%) OVSD
Vendors
1 22 (88.00%) Oracle
2 13 (52.00%) HP
3 12 (48.00%) Red Hat
4 4 (16.00%) Adobe
4 4 (16.00%) JBoss
5 3 (12.00%) Informatica
5 3 (12.00%) Business Objects
6 2 (8.00%) Splunk
6 2 (8.00%) Facebook
6 2 (8.00%) Twitter