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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 54 36 29
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -7
Contract jobs citing SOA 10 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 1.53% 2.00% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.00% 2.72% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 0
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£256 £295 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.13% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.60 £40.50 £28.71
% change year-on-year
+0.24% +41.06%
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
500 294 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 76.45% 73.32% 74.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 327 211 62
Average daily rate £395 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £463 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 5 8
Average hourly rate £18.00 £33.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.26% +76.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
- -1.63%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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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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 -9 9 £256 -13.13% 2
Gateshead - 1 - -
SOA
North East

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 20 (83.33%) Java
2 16 (66.67%) Linux
3 15 (62.50%) Middleware
4 14 (58.33%) Oracle
4 14 (58.33%) Oracle Database
5 13 (54.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (54.17%) HP
5 13 (54.17%) Red Hat
6 12 (50.00%) WebLogic
6 12 (50.00%) SOAP
6 12 (50.00%) SQL
6 12 (50.00%) Web Services
6 12 (50.00%) ITIL
6 12 (50.00%) SC Cleared
6 12 (50.00%) Security Cleared
7 11 (45.83%) J2EE
7 11 (45.83%) Service Management
7 11 (45.83%) Finance
7 11 (45.83%) JMS
8 10 (41.67%) SLA
8 10 (41.67%) Informatica
8 10 (41.67%) PL/SQL
8 10 (41.67%) JDBC
8 10 (41.67%) Ant
8 10 (41.67%) LDAP
8 10 (41.67%) Oracle Reports
8 10 (41.67%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
8 10 (41.67%) High Availability
8 10 (41.67%) Root Cause Analysis
8 10 (41.67%) Problem Management

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 12 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 10 (41.67%) AquaLogic
3 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.17%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (41.67%) LDAP
2 1 (4.17%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (58.33%) Oracle Database
2 10 (41.67%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (41.67%) Ant
2 4 (16.67%) Subversion
3 2 (8.33%) JUnit
4 1 (4.17%) LoadRunner
4 1 (4.17%) Rational Performance Tester
4 1 (4.17%) Jasmine
General
1 11 (45.83%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Games
3 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Developer
2 5 (20.83%) Informatica Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Technical Solutions Architect
3 4 (16.67%) Architect
3 4 (16.67%) Technical Architect
3 4 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (12.50%) Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Java Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Team Leader
5 2 (8.33%) Service Desk Team Leader
5 2 (8.33%) Programmer
6 1 (4.17%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Test Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Programmer
6 1 (4.17%) Python Programmer
6 1 (4.17%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Oracle Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (62.50%) Middleware
2 12 (50.00%) SOAP
2 12 (50.00%) Web Services
3 11 (45.83%) J2EE
3 11 (45.83%) JMS
4 10 (41.67%) JDBC
4 10 (41.67%) JNDI
5 7 (29.17%) XML
5 7 (29.17%) HTML
6 5 (20.83%) XSL
6 5 (20.83%) XSLT
7 4 (16.67%) Swing
7 4 (16.67%) Java EE
7 4 (16.67%) Itk
8 3 (12.50%) Ajax
8 3 (12.50%) jQuery
8 3 (12.50%) JSP
8 3 (12.50%) CSS
8 3 (12.50%) Spring
9 2 (8.33%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 10 (41.67%) Clustering
2 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.17%) Thin Client
3 1 (4.17%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 16 (66.67%) Linux
2 13 (54.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.17%) UNIX
3 1 (4.17%) Windows
3 1 (4.17%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) ITIL
2 11 (45.83%) Service Management
3 10 (41.67%) Problem Management
3 10 (41.67%) High Availability
3 10 (41.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (20.83%) Requirements Analysis
4 5 (20.83%) OOA/OOD
5 4 (16.67%) CAD
5 4 (16.67%) PLM
6 3 (12.50%) TDD
6 3 (12.50%) MVC
7 2 (8.33%) Scrum
7 2 (8.33%) ETL
7 2 (8.33%) Change Management
7 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (8.33%) Web Application Development
7 2 (8.33%) Line Management
8 1 (4.17%) Database Security
8 1 (4.17%) Capacity Management
8 1 (4.17%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (83.33%) Java
2 12 (50.00%) SQL
3 10 (41.67%) Shell Script
3 10 (41.67%) PL/SQL
3 10 (41.67%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
4 4 (16.67%) Bash Shell
4 4 (16.67%) C
4 4 (16.67%) C++
5 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 2 (8.33%) Python
7 1 (4.17%) XPath
Qualifications
1 12 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 12 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (41.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (29.17%) OpenView
2 4 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (58.33%) Oracle
2 13 (54.17%) HP
2 13 (54.17%) Red Hat
3 10 (41.67%) Informatica
4 4 (16.67%) Siemens
4 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 4 (16.67%) Tableau
5 1 (4.17%) BT
5 1 (4.17%) IBM
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