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 2 May 2016 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 81 42 42
Rank change year-on-year
-39 0
Contract jobs citing SOA 13 18 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 1.34% 3.03% 3.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.52% 4.02% 4.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 14
Median daily rate £300 £300 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £244 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £495 £387
UK excluding London median daily rate £470 £431 £410
% change year-on-year
+9.12% +5.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £38.43 £46.00
% change year-on-year
+23.61% -16.46%
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
857 448 445
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 88.17% 75.42% 80.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 568 286 301
Median daily rate £323 £366 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.94% +22.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £250 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 29 1
Median hourly rate £28.00 £13.71 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+104.23% -19.35%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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
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 2 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 2 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -43 9 £285 -5.00% 4
Sunderland 0 3 £325 -
SOA
North East

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, 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 23 (82.14%) Oracle
2 20 (71.43%) Java
3 15 (53.57%) J2EE
4 13 (46.43%) WebLogic
5 12 (42.86%) Unix
6 11 (39.29%) Windows
6 11 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (39.29%) Security Cleared
7 8 (28.57%) XML
8 7 (25.00%) XSD
8 7 (25.00%) XSLT
8 7 (25.00%) SOAP
8 7 (25.00%) JUnit
8 7 (25.00%) JavaScript
8 7 (25.00%) HTML
8 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 7 (25.00%) Scala
8 7 (25.00%) Spring
9 6 (21.43%) ServiceNow
9 6 (21.43%) Oracle Database
9 6 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (21.43%) HTML5
9 6 (21.43%) Oracle BPM
9 6 (21.43%) Incident Management
9 6 (21.43%) Oracle Database 10g
9 6 (21.43%) HP
9 6 (21.43%) CA
9 6 (21.43%) Internet
9 6 (21.43%) Web Services
9 6 (21.43%) EJB

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 13 (46.43%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.57%) MQSeries
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Service Bus
Business Applications
1 6 (21.43%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (3.57%) BigMachines
2 1 (3.57%) Primavera
2 1 (3.57%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (21.43%) Internet
2 1 (3.57%) Intranet
2 1 (3.57%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) Oracle Database
1 6 (21.43%) Oracle Database 10g
2 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.57%) DB2
3 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (25.00%) JUnit
2 1 (3.57%) Eclipse
2 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.57%) JMeter
2 1 (3.57%) Maven
2 1 (3.57%) Mercurial
2 1 (3.57%) Subversion
General
1 1 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (50.00%) Developer
2 7 (25.00%) Scala Developer
3 4 (14.29%) Consultant
3 4 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 4 (14.29%) SOA Consultant
4 3 (10.71%) AIX Support
4 3 (10.71%) Development Consultant
4 3 (10.71%) Java Consultant
4 3 (10.71%) Java Middleware Consultant
4 3 (10.71%) Middleware Consultant
4 3 (10.71%) Oracle Consultant
4 3 (10.71%) Oracle Middleware Consultant
4 3 (10.71%) Oracle SOA Consultant
4 3 (10.71%) Unix Support
4 3 (10.71%) Web Developer
5 2 (7.14%) AIX Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Support Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Support Specialist
5 2 (7.14%) Unix Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Unix Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (53.57%) J2EE
2 8 (28.57%) XML
3 7 (25.00%) HTML
3 7 (25.00%) SOAP
3 7 (25.00%) Spring
3 7 (25.00%) XSD
3 7 (25.00%) XSLT
4 6 (21.43%) CSS
4 6 (21.43%) EJB
4 6 (21.43%) HTML5
4 6 (21.43%) Web Services
5 5 (17.86%) Ajax
5 5 (17.86%) AngularJS
5 5 (17.86%) Backbone.js
5 5 (17.86%) jQuery
5 5 (17.86%) Spring MVC
6 3 (10.71%) Middleware
6 3 (10.71%) Oracle Fusion
6 3 (10.71%) Play Framework
7 1 (3.57%) Itk
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.57%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (42.86%) Unix
2 11 (39.29%) Windows
3 6 (21.43%) AIX
3 6 (21.43%) Solaris
3 6 (21.43%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (21.43%) Incident Management
3 5 (17.86%) Change Management
3 5 (17.86%) Dashboard Development
3 5 (17.86%) ITIL
3 5 (17.86%) MVC
3 5 (17.86%) Open Source
3 5 (17.86%) Problem Management
3 5 (17.86%) Release Management
3 5 (17.86%) SDLC
3 5 (17.86%) Service Delivery
4 4 (14.29%) Web Development
5 3 (10.71%) QMS
5 3 (10.71%) Quality Management
5 3 (10.71%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (7.14%) ERP
6 2 (7.14%) Software Architecture
7 1 (3.57%) CAD
7 1 (3.57%) ETL
7 1 (3.57%) UML
Programming Languages
1 20 (71.43%) Java
2 7 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (25.00%) Scala
3 2 (7.14%) C#
3 2 (7.14%) C++
4 1 (3.57%) C
4 1 (3.57%) Clojure
4 1 (3.57%) Groovy
4 1 (3.57%) PHP
4 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.57%) SQL
4 1 (3.57%) XPath
4 1 (3.57%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 11 (39.29%) Security Cleared
2 6 (21.43%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (17.86%) SC Cleared
4 4 (14.29%) Degree
5 1 (3.57%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.86%) Disclosure Scotland
1 5 (17.86%) SLA
2 3 (10.71%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (82.14%) Oracle
2 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (21.43%) CA
3 6 (21.43%) HP
3 6 (21.43%) ServiceNow
4 1 (3.57%) IBM
4 1 (3.57%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (3.57%) Siemens
4 1 (3.57%) Tableau
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