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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 58 39 16
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -23
Contract jobs citing SOA 16 5 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 2.20% 1.26% 9.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.52% 1.71% 12.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 19
Average daily rate £300 £250 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £460 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £451 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.11% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £35.00 £35.35
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -0.99%
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
635 292 250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 87.23% 73.55% 77.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 419 189 148
Average daily rate £410 £422 £281
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.81% +50.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 10 20
Average hourly rate £19.50 £21.82 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.63% -12.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.30 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 £34.30 £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 9 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -19 13 £300 +20.00% 1
Sunderland +5 3 - -
SOA
North East

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 21 (75.00%) Java
2 14 (50.00%) Oracle
3 13 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (46.43%) J2EE
4 12 (42.86%) SOAP
4 12 (42.86%) XML
5 11 (39.29%) XSLT
6 10 (35.71%) Web Services
6 10 (35.71%) Finance
7 9 (32.14%) Spring
8 8 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (28.57%) SQL Server
8 8 (28.57%) Unix
9 7 (25.00%) XSD
9 7 (25.00%) WebLogic
9 7 (25.00%) SDLC
9 7 (25.00%) Security Cleared
10 6 (21.43%) Oracle BPM
10 6 (21.43%) Oracle Database
10 6 (21.43%) REST
10 6 (21.43%) Oracle Database 10g
10 6 (21.43%) EJB
10 6 (21.43%) SQL
11 5 (17.86%) HTML
11 5 (17.86%) Eclipse
11 5 (17.86%) TDD
11 5 (17.86%) Subversion
11 5 (17.86%) System Testing
11 5 (17.86%) Software Testing
12 4 (14.29%) Degree

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 7 (25.00%) WebLogic
2 4 (14.29%) SAS
2 4 (14.29%) Tomcat
3 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
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) Internet
2 1 (3.57%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 6 (21.43%) Oracle Database
2 6 (21.43%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (14.29%) MySQL
3 4 (14.29%) SQLite
4 2 (7.14%) MongoDB
4 2 (7.14%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.57%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Eclipse
1 5 (17.86%) Subversion
2 4 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 4 (14.29%) JUnit
3 1 (3.57%) ERwin
3 1 (3.57%) JMeter
3 1 (3.57%) Maven
General
1 10 (35.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (50.00%) Developer
2 7 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (14.29%) Consultant
3 4 (14.29%) Scala Developer
3 4 (14.29%) SOA Consultant
3 4 (14.29%) Test Leader
4 3 (10.71%) Architect
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
5 2 (7.14%) Java Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Web Developer
6 1 (3.57%) J2EE Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Test Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (46.43%) J2EE
2 12 (42.86%) SOAP
2 12 (42.86%) XML
3 11 (39.29%) XSLT
4 10 (35.71%) Web Services
5 9 (32.14%) Spring
6 7 (25.00%) XSD
7 6 (21.43%) EJB
7 6 (21.43%) REST
8 5 (17.86%) HTML
9 4 (14.29%) Ajax
9 4 (14.29%) AngularJS
9 4 (14.29%) Backbone.js
9 4 (14.29%) CSS
9 4 (14.29%) HTML5
9 4 (14.29%) JAX-RS
9 4 (14.29%) jQuery
9 4 (14.29%) JSON
9 4 (14.29%) Spring MVC
10 3 (10.71%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (28.57%) Unix
2 3 (10.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (25.00%) SDLC
3 5 (17.86%) Software Testing
3 5 (17.86%) System Testing
3 5 (17.86%) TDD
4 4 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (14.29%) DSDM
4 4 (14.29%) MVC
4 4 (14.29%) RUP
4 4 (14.29%) Scrum
4 4 (14.29%) Test Scripting
5 3 (10.71%) Dashboard Development
5 3 (10.71%) ETL
5 3 (10.71%) Open Source
5 3 (10.71%) Project Management
5 3 (10.71%) Test Strategy
6 2 (7.14%) Risk Analysis
7 1 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (3.57%) Integration Testing
7 1 (3.57%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (75.00%) Java
2 6 (21.43%) SQL
3 4 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 4 (14.29%) Jython
3 4 (14.29%) Scala
4 2 (7.14%) C++
4 2 (7.14%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.57%) C
5 1 (3.57%) C#
5 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.57%) XPath
5 1 (3.57%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (14.29%) Degree
2 4 (14.29%) OCPJP
2 4 (14.29%) OCPJWCD
3 1 (3.57%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (3.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (7.14%) Puppet
2 1 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (50.00%) Oracle
2 4 (14.29%) Informatica
3 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.57%) IBM
4 1 (3.57%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (3.57%) Siemens
4 1 (3.57%) Tableau