Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 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
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 99 102 71
Rank change year-on-year +3 -31 +4
Contract jobs citing SOA 47 46 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.65% 1.48% 2.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.99% 1.74% 2.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 24 39
East Midlands median daily rate £360 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.21% +5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £310 £333 £263
90th Percentile £619 £575 £625
England median daily rate £513 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +5.56%
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% +9.18%

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 2,362 2,637 2,601
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 82.99% 84.65% 82.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,465 1,657 1,623
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £269 £253 £250
90th Percentile £538 £538 £575
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 86 61
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £14.35 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.01% -1.03% -18.31%
10th Percentile £10.48 £10.30 £10.44
90th Percentile £45.64 £52.50 £43.75
England median hourly rate £21.50 £24.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -10.42% +4.35% +6.73%

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 19 August 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 19 August 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 -3 18 £340 -20.00% 3
Northamptonshire -10 16 £425 -19.05% 2
Derbyshire +20 8 £475 +11.76%
Leicestershire +4 2 £681 +32.28% 5
Lincolnshire +10 1 - -
SOA
England

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 28 (59.57%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (51.06%) C#
3 21 (44.68%) .NET
3 21 (44.68%) Microservices
4 16 (34.04%) SQL
5 15 (31.91%) ASP.NET
6 14 (29.79%) Scrum
6 14 (29.79%) RabbitMQ
7 13 (27.66%) ASP.NET Web API
7 13 (27.66%) DevOps
7 13 (27.66%) MVC
7 13 (27.66%) TDD
7 13 (27.66%) Java
7 13 (27.66%) JavaScript
7 13 (27.66%) Microsoft
8 12 (25.53%) HTML
9 11 (23.40%) SQL Server
9 11 (23.40%) SOAP
9 11 (23.40%) REST
9 11 (23.40%) AngularJS
10 10 (21.28%) Microsoft Azure
10 10 (21.28%) SOLID
10 10 (21.28%) JSON
10 10 (21.28%) Unit Testing
11 9 (19.15%) Degree
11 9 (19.15%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (19.15%) Web Services
11 9 (19.15%) XML
11 9 (19.15%) Unix
11 9 (19.15%) Linux

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 (17.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 7 (14.89%) NServiceBus
3 3 (6.38%) Confluence
4 1 (2.13%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.13%) JBoss
4 1 (2.13%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.13%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 10 (21.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (17.02%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (17.02%) Boomi
3 5 (10.64%) PaaS
4 4 (8.51%) IaaS
4 4 (8.51%) SaaS
5 2 (4.26%) iPaaS
6 1 (2.13%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (2.13%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (2.13%) Amazon S3
6 1 (2.13%) Route 53
6 1 (2.13%) Stackdriver
6 1 (2.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.64%) Firewall
2 1 (2.13%) MPLS
2 1 (2.13%) SMS
2 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (23.40%) SQL Server
2 8 (17.02%) Relational Database
3 7 (14.89%) Oracle Database
3 7 (14.89%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (14.89%) Redis
4 2 (4.26%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.13%) Aerospike
5 1 (2.13%) Big Data
5 1 (2.13%) MySQL
5 1 (2.13%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 7 (14.89%) Git (software)
2 6 (12.77%) Jenkins
3 5 (10.64%) Octopus Deploy
4 4 (8.51%) NUnit
5 3 (6.38%) JIRA
5 3 (6.38%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (4.26%) Bitbucket
6 2 (4.26%) Cucumber
6 2 (4.26%) Eclipse
6 2 (4.26%) Moq
6 2 (4.26%) Protractor
6 2 (4.26%) Selenium
6 2 (4.26%) SoapUI
6 2 (4.26%) SOAtest
6 2 (4.26%) SpecFlow
6 2 (4.26%) TeamCity
7 1 (2.13%) JUnit
7 1 (2.13%) MSI
7 1 (2.13%) SonarQube
7 1 (2.13%) Subversion
General
1 8 (17.02%) Finance
2 4 (8.51%) Retail
3 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (46.81%) Developer
2 11 (23.40%) .NET Developer
3 6 (12.77%) Architect
3 6 (12.77%) C# Developer
4 4 (8.51%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (6.38%) .NET Architect
5 3 (6.38%) Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) Designer
5 3 (6.38%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (4.26%) Agile .NET Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Agile Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Applications Architect
6 2 (4.26%) Consultant
6 2 (4.26%) Integration Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Integration Specialist
6 2 (4.26%) Java Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Lead Architect
6 2 (4.26%) Senior C# Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Senior Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (44.68%) .NET
2 15 (31.91%) ASP.NET
3 14 (29.79%) RabbitMQ
4 13 (27.66%) ASP.NET Web API
5 12 (25.53%) HTML
6 11 (23.40%) AngularJS
6 11 (23.40%) REST
6 11 (23.40%) SOAP
7 10 (21.28%) JSON
8 9 (19.15%) Node.js
8 9 (19.15%) Web Services
8 9 (19.15%) XML
9 8 (17.02%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (12.77%) MSMQ
11 5 (10.64%) .NET Framework
11 5 (10.64%) Entity Framework
11 5 (10.64%) XSD
11 5 (10.64%) XSL
12 4 (8.51%) NHibernate
12 4 (8.51%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.89%) Computer Science
2 4 (8.51%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (19.15%) Linux
1 9 (19.15%) Unix
2 8 (17.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (59.57%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (44.68%) Microservices
3 14 (29.79%) Scrum
4 13 (27.66%) DevOps
4 13 (27.66%) MVC
4 13 (27.66%) TDD
5 10 (21.28%) SOLID
5 10 (21.28%) Unit Testing
6 9 (19.15%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (14.89%) Event-Driven Architecture
7 7 (14.89%) OWASP
8 6 (12.77%) OOA/OOD
8 6 (12.77%) UML
9 5 (10.64%) Deployment Automation
9 5 (10.64%) EAI
9 5 (10.64%) Problem-Solving
9 5 (10.64%) Prototyping
9 5 (10.64%) SIEM
10 4 (8.51%) BDD
10 4 (8.51%) DDoS Mitigation
Programming Languages
1 24 (51.06%) C#
2 16 (34.04%) SQL
3 13 (27.66%) Java
3 13 (27.66%) JavaScript
4 7 (14.89%) PL/SQL
4 7 (14.89%) Shell Script
5 5 (10.64%) XPath
5 5 (10.64%) XQuery
6 4 (8.51%) Python
7 3 (6.38%) C
8 2 (4.26%) Bash Shell
9 1 (2.13%) Bourne shell
9 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (19.15%) Degree
2 7 (14.89%) Computer Science Degree
2 7 (14.89%) Master's Degree
3 4 (8.51%) Security Cleared
4 3 (6.38%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.13%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) QA
2 2 (4.26%) SLA
3 1 (2.13%) COBIT
System Software
1 8 (17.02%) Docker
2 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (8.51%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (8.51%) Puppet
2 2 (4.26%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.13%) BladeLogic
3 1 (2.13%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 13 (27.66%) Microsoft
2 9 (19.15%) Red Hat
3 8 (17.02%) Dell
3 8 (17.02%) Oracle
4 3 (6.38%) Sitecore
5 2 (4.26%) HP
5 2 (4.26%) IBM
6 1 (2.13%) Atlassian
6 1 (2.13%) Blue Coat
6 1 (2.13%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.13%) Cisco
6 1 (2.13%) Citrix
6 1 (2.13%) Cloudera
6 1 (2.13%) Infoblox
6 1 (2.13%) McAfee
6 1 (2.13%) Splunk
6 1 (2.13%) Symantec
6 1 (2.13%) Talend
6 1 (2.13%) VMware
6 1 (2.13%) WSO2