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 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 34 38 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing SOA 18 19 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 3.23% 3.56% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.38% 4.51% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 14 0
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£300 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £416 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.30% +11.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.43 £49.25 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-21.97% +44.85%
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
411 421 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 73.66% 78.99% 66.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 283 50
Average daily rate £350 £298 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.42% -8.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £465 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 1 12
Average hourly rate £13.00 £17.00 £18.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% -10.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.00 £13.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £17.00 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne +7 15 £300 +20.00% 1
Sunderland -5 2 - -
Tyneside - 1 £495 -
Gateshead - 1 - -
SOA
North East

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 18 (81.82%) Java
2 14 (63.64%) Linux
3 12 (54.55%) Oracle
3 12 (54.55%) HP
3 12 (54.55%) Middleware
3 12 (54.55%) Red Hat
3 12 (54.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (54.55%) Oracle Database
4 11 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 11 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 11 (50.00%) Finance
4 11 (50.00%) WebLogic
4 11 (50.00%) ITIL
5 10 (45.45%) Web Services
5 10 (45.45%) SQL
5 10 (45.45%) AquaLogic
5 10 (45.45%) Problem Management
6 9 (40.91%) SOAP
7 7 (31.82%) JDBC
7 7 (31.82%) XML
7 7 (31.82%) Oracle Reports
7 7 (31.82%) Ant
7 7 (31.82%) PL/SQL
7 7 (31.82%) J2EE
7 7 (31.82%) Shell Script
7 7 (31.82%) Service Management
7 7 (31.82%) Informatica
7 7 (31.82%) SLA
7 7 (31.82%) LDAP
7 7 (31.82%) JMS

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 11 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 10 (45.45%) AquaLogic
3 1 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) LDAP
2 4 (18.18%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (54.55%) Oracle Database
2 7 (31.82%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (31.82%) Ant
2 4 (18.18%) Subversion
3 2 (9.09%) JUnit
4 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
4 1 (4.55%) LoadRunner
4 1 (4.55%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 11 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Games
3 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Developer
2 5 (22.73%) Informatica Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Technical Solutions Architect
3 4 (18.18%) Architect
3 4 (18.18%) Technical Architect
3 4 (18.18%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (13.64%) Administrator
4 3 (13.64%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (9.09%) Java Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Programmer
5 2 (9.09%) Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Test Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Service Desk Team Leader
6 1 (4.55%) BizTalk Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Team Leader
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Programmer
6 1 (4.55%) Python Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (54.55%) Middleware
2 10 (45.45%) Web Services
3 9 (40.91%) SOAP
4 7 (31.82%) JDBC
4 7 (31.82%) XML
4 7 (31.82%) J2EE
4 7 (31.82%) JMS
4 7 (31.82%) JNDI
5 6 (27.27%) Java EE
5 6 (27.27%) HTML
6 5 (22.73%) XSLT
7 4 (18.18%) Itk
7 4 (18.18%) XSL
7 4 (18.18%) Swing
8 3 (13.64%) CSS
9 2 (9.09%) Spring
9 2 (9.09%) Ajax
9 2 (9.09%) jQuery
9 2 (9.09%) HTML5
9 2 (9.09%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Clustering
2 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.55%) Thin Client
3 1 (4.55%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 14 (63.64%) Linux
2 12 (54.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.55%) UNIX
3 1 (4.55%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) ITIL
2 10 (45.45%) Problem Management
3 7 (31.82%) Service Management
3 7 (31.82%) Root Cause Analysis
3 7 (31.82%) High Availability
4 5 (22.73%) OOA/OOD
4 5 (22.73%) Requirements Analysis
5 4 (18.18%) PLM
5 4 (18.18%) CAD
5 4 (18.18%) Change Management
6 3 (13.64%) Network Management
7 2 (9.09%) TDD
7 2 (9.09%) Web Application Development
7 2 (9.09%) MVC
8 1 (4.55%) OO
8 1 (4.55%) OOP
8 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (4.55%) ETL
8 1 (4.55%) Line Management
8 1 (4.55%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (81.82%) Java
2 10 (45.45%) SQL
3 7 (31.82%) PL/SQL
3 7 (31.82%) Shell Script
3 7 (31.82%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
4 4 (18.18%) C++
4 4 (18.18%) C
5 2 (9.09%) Python
5 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.55%) C#
6 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 11 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 11 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (31.82%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (27.27%) OpenView
2 4 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) Oracle
1 12 (54.55%) HP
1 12 (54.55%) Red Hat
2 7 (31.82%) Informatica
3 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
4 4 (18.18%) Tableau
4 4 (18.18%) Siemens
5 3 (13.64%) Splunk
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