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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 71 65 43
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -22
Contract jobs citing SOA 27 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 2.60% 1.50% 2.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.14% 1.81% 2.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 10 6
Median daily rate £280 £468 £251
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.10% +86.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £263 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £508 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +21.42%
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
859 662 350
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 82.68% 82.65% 80.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 587 438 237
Median daily rate £325 £430 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.41% +18.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £279 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 25 17
Median hourly rate £28.00 £19.75 £18.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.77% +6.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.70 £12.35 £16.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £42.55 £38.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -12 27 £280 -40.10% 1
SOA
North East

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 34 (77.27%) Unix
2 33 (75.00%) Oracle
3 31 (70.45%) Windows
4 29 (65.91%) AIX
4 29 (65.91%) Solaris
4 29 (65.91%) WebLogic
4 29 (65.91%) Microsoft
4 29 (65.91%) CA
4 29 (65.91%) Incident Management
4 29 (65.91%) ServiceNow
4 29 (65.91%) Windows Server
5 25 (56.82%) HP
6 24 (54.55%) BPSS Clearance
7 23 (52.27%) Disclosure Scotland
8 22 (50.00%) Problem Management
8 22 (50.00%) Release Management
8 22 (50.00%) ITIL
8 22 (50.00%) SLA
8 22 (50.00%) Service Delivery
8 22 (50.00%) Change Management
9 20 (45.45%) Quality Management
9 20 (45.45%) ISO 9001
9 20 (45.45%) QMS
9 20 (45.45%) Root Cause Analysis
10 19 (43.18%) Degree
10 19 (43.18%) Computer Science
11 14 (31.82%) Java
12 13 (29.55%) Security Cleared
13 12 (27.27%) SC Cleared
14 10 (22.73%) Agile Software Development

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 29 (65.91%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.27%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.36%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) Internet
2 1 (2.27%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.55%) MongoDB
1 2 (4.55%) NoSQL
1 2 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.27%) DB2
Development Applications
1 8 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 5 (11.36%) Mercurial
3 2 (4.55%) JUnit
3 2 (4.55%) Subversion
4 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.27%) Maven
Job Titles
1 16 (36.36%) Support Specialist
2 12 (27.27%) Developer
3 10 (22.73%) Support Engineer
4 7 (15.91%) Scala Developer
5 6 (13.64%) Java Developer
5 6 (13.64%) Middleware Engineer
5 6 (13.64%) Unix Support
6 5 (11.36%) AIX Engineer
6 5 (11.36%) AIX Support
6 5 (11.36%) Java Scala Developer
6 5 (11.36%) Senior Developer
6 5 (11.36%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (11.36%) Senior Java Scala Developer
6 5 (11.36%) Senior Scala Developer
6 5 (11.36%) Unix Engineer
7 4 (9.09%) Solaris Engineer
7 4 (9.09%) Unix Support Engineer
8 3 (6.82%) Ruby Developer
8 3 (6.82%) Solaris Support Engineer
9 2 (4.55%) Unix Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.64%) CSS
1 6 (13.64%) HTML
1 6 (13.64%) HTML5
1 6 (13.64%) Middleware
1 6 (13.64%) Spring
2 5 (11.36%) CSS3
2 5 (11.36%) Hibernate
2 5 (11.36%) J2EE
2 5 (11.36%) REST
2 5 (11.36%) RESTful
3 3 (6.82%) JSON
3 3 (6.82%) Play Framework
3 3 (6.82%) Ruby on Rails
3 3 (6.82%) Sinatra
3 3 (6.82%) Web Services
3 3 (6.82%) XML
4 2 (4.55%) SOAP
5 1 (2.27%) JMS
5 1 (2.27%) jQuery
5 1 (2.27%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 19 (43.18%) Computer Science
2 7 (15.91%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.27%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.27%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 34 (77.27%) Unix
2 31 (70.45%) Windows
3 29 (65.91%) AIX
3 29 (65.91%) Solaris
3 29 (65.91%) Windows Server
4 4 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (65.91%) Incident Management
2 22 (50.00%) Change Management
2 22 (50.00%) ITIL
2 22 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 22 (50.00%) Release Management
2 22 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 20 (45.45%) QMS
3 20 (45.45%) Quality Management
3 20 (45.45%) Root Cause Analysis
4 10 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (20.45%) Open Source
6 8 (18.18%) OO
7 5 (11.36%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (11.36%) Microservices
7 5 (11.36%) OOP
7 5 (11.36%) Pair Programming
7 5 (11.36%) Scrum
7 5 (11.36%) Software Delivery
7 5 (11.36%) TDD
8 4 (9.09%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 14 (31.82%) Java
2 8 (18.18%) Scala
3 7 (15.91%) JavaScript
4 5 (11.36%) Clojure
4 5 (11.36%) Groovy
5 3 (6.82%) Ruby
6 1 (2.27%) C#
6 1 (2.27%) C++
6 1 (2.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 24 (54.55%) BPSS Clearance
2 19 (43.18%) Degree
3 13 (29.55%) Security Cleared
4 12 (27.27%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.27%) BC Cleared
5 1 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (52.27%) Disclosure Scotland
2 22 (50.00%) SLA
3 20 (45.45%) ISO 9001
4 1 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 5 (11.36%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (6.82%) Puppet
2 2 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.27%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 33 (75.00%) Oracle
2 29 (65.91%) CA
2 29 (65.91%) Microsoft
2 29 (65.91%) ServiceNow
3 25 (56.82%) HP
4 1 (2.27%) Atlassian