Period
to 13 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for SOA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SOA over the 6 months to 13 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 102 95 110
Rank change year-on-year -7 +15 -43
Contract jobs citing SOA 38 54 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.40% 1.71% 1.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.71% 2.03% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 36 25
East Midlands median daily rate £488 £550 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.36% +22.22% +2.86%
10th Percentile £340 £364 £263
90th Percentile £726 £688 £620
England median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £44.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% -9.09% +3.53%

SOA is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,221 2,661 2,724
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 81.90% 84.50% 83.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,452 1,676 1,738
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £275 £250 £250
90th Percentile £550 £550 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 102 67
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £15.45 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.91% +10.36% -13.58%
10th Percentile £9.66 £9.37 £8.76
90th Percentile £40.30 £47.50 £39.25
England median hourly rate £22.00 £23.08 £22.50
% change year-on-year -4.66% +2.56% +2.27%

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing SOA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for SOA in the East Midlands

SOA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SOA in the East Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for SOA in the East Midlands

SOA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SOA in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 13 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SOA in the East Midlands

SOA
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 13 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire 0 17 £340 -38.18% 1
Northamptonshire -20 10 £405 -21.07% 4
Leicestershire +16 8 £520 - 1
Derbyshire +15 3 £475 +11.76% 5
SOA
England

For the 6 months to 13 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SOA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for SOA.

1 24 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (47.37%) Scrum
3 17 (44.74%) Microsoft
4 16 (42.11%) Relational Database
5 15 (39.47%) Microservices
6 14 (36.84%) C#
7 13 (34.21%) .NET
7 13 (34.21%) TDD
8 12 (31.58%) SQL Server
9 11 (28.95%) ASP.NET Web API
9 11 (28.95%) RabbitMQ
10 10 (26.32%) AngularJS
10 10 (26.32%) ASP.NET
10 10 (26.32%) Retail
11 9 (23.68%) Web Services
11 9 (23.68%) JavaScript
11 9 (23.68%) Node.js
12 8 (21.05%) Test Automation
12 8 (21.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 8 (21.05%) SOLID
12 8 (21.05%) Java
12 8 (21.05%) Oracle
12 8 (21.05%) MVC
13 7 (18.42%) Finance
13 7 (18.42%) Red Hat
13 7 (18.42%) SQL
13 7 (18.42%) Linux
13 7 (18.42%) Unit Testing
13 7 (18.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 6 (15.79%) OWASP

SOA
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 8 (21.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (13.16%) NServiceBus
2 5 (13.16%) WebSphere
3 2 (5.26%) Confluence
4 1 (2.63%) Apache
4 1 (2.63%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.63%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.79%) Firewall
1 6 (15.79%) MPLS
1 6 (15.79%) TCP/IP
1 6 (15.79%) VPN
2 2 (5.26%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (42.11%) Relational Database
2 12 (31.58%) SQL Server
3 6 (15.79%) Redis
4 4 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (10.53%) MySQL
5 2 (5.26%) Aerospike
5 2 (5.26%) OLTP
6 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Cucumber
1 4 (10.53%) Git (software)
1 4 (10.53%) Jenkins
1 4 (10.53%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (7.89%) Bitbucket
2 3 (7.89%) NUnit
2 3 (7.89%) Selenium
2 3 (7.89%) SoapUI
3 2 (5.26%) JIRA
3 2 (5.26%) JUnit
3 2 (5.26%) Moq
3 2 (5.26%) Protractor
3 2 (5.26%) SOAtest
3 2 (5.26%) SpecFlow
3 2 (5.26%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.63%) Gradle
4 1 (2.63%) LoadUI
4 1 (2.63%) SonarQube
4 1 (2.63%) Subversion
4 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (26.32%) Retail
2 7 (18.42%) Finance
3 2 (5.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (55.26%) Developer
2 11 (28.95%) Architect
3 7 (18.42%) .NET Developer
4 6 (15.79%) Infrastructure Architect
5 5 (13.16%) Agile Developer
6 4 (10.53%) Applications Architect
6 4 (10.53%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) Java Developer
6 4 (10.53%) MySQL Developer
6 4 (10.53%) PHP Developer
6 4 (10.53%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 4 (10.53%) PHP Software Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) Software Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) .NET Architect
7 3 (7.89%) C# Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Designer
8 2 (5.26%) Developer in Test
8 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Designer
8 2 (5.26%) Lead Architect
8 2 (5.26%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (34.21%) .NET
2 11 (28.95%) ASP.NET Web API
2 11 (28.95%) RabbitMQ
3 10 (26.32%) AngularJS
3 10 (26.32%) ASP.NET
4 9 (23.68%) Node.js
4 9 (23.68%) Web Services
5 6 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (15.79%) HTML
5 6 (15.79%) Middleware
5 6 (15.79%) Spring
6 4 (10.53%) MSMQ
7 3 (7.89%) .NET Framework
7 3 (7.89%) Entity Framework
7 3 (7.89%) NHibernate
7 3 (7.89%) SOAP
8 2 (5.26%) Kafka
8 2 (5.26%) REST
8 2 (5.26%) RESTful
8 2 (5.26%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Computer Science
2 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.89%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.63%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.42%) Linux
1 7 (18.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.63%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (47.37%) Scrum
3 15 (39.47%) Microservices
4 13 (34.21%) TDD
5 8 (21.05%) MVC
5 8 (21.05%) SOLID
5 8 (21.05%) Test Automation
6 7 (18.42%) Unit Testing
7 6 (15.79%) Event-Driven Architecture
7 6 (15.79%) OWASP
8 5 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (13.16%) Kanban
8 5 (13.16%) Project Management
8 5 (13.16%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (10.53%) Customer-Centric Approach
9 4 (10.53%) Customer-Centricity
9 4 (10.53%) DevOps
9 4 (10.53%) Prototyping
9 4 (10.53%) Software Engineering
9 4 (10.53%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 14 (36.84%) C#
2 9 (23.68%) JavaScript
3 8 (21.05%) Java
4 7 (18.42%) SQL
5 4 (10.53%) PHP
6 2 (5.26%) C
6 2 (5.26%) Java 8
6 2 (5.26%) Python
7 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.63%) XPath
7 1 (2.63%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 6 (15.79%) Computer Science Degree
1 6 (15.79%) Degree
1 6 (15.79%) Master's Degree
2 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) COBIT
1 2 (5.26%) SLA
2 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 6 (15.79%) vSphere
2 2 (5.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.63%) Terraform
Vendors
1 17 (44.74%) Microsoft
2 8 (21.05%) Oracle
3 7 (18.42%) Red Hat
4 6 (15.79%) CheckPoint
4 6 (15.79%) Cisco
4 6 (15.79%) Citrix
4 6 (15.79%) IBM
4 6 (15.79%) VMware
5 2 (5.26%) HP
5 2 (5.26%) Sitecore
5 2 (5.26%) WSO2
6 1 (2.63%) Dell
6 1 (2.63%) Talend