Period
to 26 May 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 26 May 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
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 98 105 81
Rank change year-on-year +7 -24 -2
Contract jobs citing SOA 47 43 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.61% 1.43% 1.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.90% 1.73% 2.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 18 34
East Midlands median daily rate £350 £478 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.70% +6.11% +30.43%
10th Percentile £213 £329 £286
90th Percentile £525 £575 £594
England median daily rate £503 £476 £475
% change year-on-year +5.68% +0.11% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £47.00 £48.50 £49.70
% change year-on-year -3.09% -2.40% +41.99%

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 2,475 2,484 2,586
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 84.67% 82.74% 81.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,508 1,547 1,593
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.27% +5.33% +2.74%
10th Percentile £243 £249 £237
90th Percentile £550 £550 £563
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 74 71
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.00 £16.03 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.08% -8.43% +4.48%
10th Percentile £10.45 £10.29 £11.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £52.50 £43.00
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year -13.73% +8.51% +11.90%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 19 £320 -25.80% 2
Northamptonshire +3 14 £350 -33.33% 6
Derbyshire +12 9 £438 +2.94%
Leicestershire +2 2 £525 +1.94% 3
Lincolnshire +4 1 - - 2
SOA
England

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 25 (53.19%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (44.68%) REST
3 20 (42.55%) DevOps
3 20 (42.55%) JSON
4 19 (40.43%) SOAP
4 19 (40.43%) XML
5 18 (38.30%) Linux
5 18 (38.30%) Java
5 18 (38.30%) SQL
6 17 (36.17%) C#
6 17 (36.17%) Red Hat
7 16 (34.04%) Dell
7 16 (34.04%) Unix
7 16 (34.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 16 (34.04%) Boomi
8 15 (31.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 15 (31.91%) Oracle
9 14 (29.79%) .NET
9 14 (29.79%) PL/SQL
9 14 (29.79%) Shell Script
9 14 (29.79%) Oracle Database 11g
9 14 (29.79%) Oracle Database
9 14 (29.79%) Microservices
10 13 (27.66%) UML
10 13 (27.66%) OOA/OOD
11 12 (25.53%) XSD
11 12 (25.53%) XSL
11 12 (25.53%) EAI
11 12 (25.53%) XQuery
11 12 (25.53%) XPath

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 15 (31.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (8.51%) NServiceBus
3 1 (2.13%) Confluence
3 1 (2.13%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.13%) JBoss
3 1 (2.13%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.13%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 16 (34.04%) Boomi
2 8 (17.02%) iPaaS
3 7 (14.89%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (14.89%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (10.64%) PaaS
5 4 (8.51%) IaaS
5 4 (8.51%) SaaS
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 14 (29.79%) Oracle Database
1 14 (29.79%) Oracle Database 11g
2 10 (21.28%) SQL Server
3 4 (8.51%) Relational Database
4 3 (6.38%) Big Data
5 2 (4.26%) Hadoop
5 2 (4.26%) MongoDB
5 2 (4.26%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (4.26%) Redis
6 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (14.89%) Eclipse
2 4 (8.51%) Git (software)
2 4 (8.51%) Jenkins
2 4 (8.51%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (6.38%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (4.26%) NUnit
5 1 (2.13%) Cobertura
5 1 (2.13%) JBehave
5 1 (2.13%) JIRA
5 1 (2.13%) JUnit
5 1 (2.13%) Maven
5 1 (2.13%) Moq
5 1 (2.13%) MSI
5 1 (2.13%) Subversion
5 1 (2.13%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (4.26%) Finance
1 2 (4.26%) Manufacturing
1 2 (4.26%) Marketing
1 2 (4.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (27.66%) Developer
2 6 (12.77%) C# Developer
3 5 (10.64%) .NET Developer
3 5 (10.64%) Architect
3 5 (10.64%) Technical Engineer
4 4 (8.51%) Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (6.38%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Integration Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) Senior C# Developer
5 3 (6.38%) Senior Developer
5 3 (6.38%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (4.26%) Consultant
6 2 (4.26%) Designer
6 2 (4.26%) Integration Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Integration Specialist
7 1 (2.13%) Java Developer
7 1 (2.13%) Junior .NET Developer
7 1 (2.13%) Security Analyst
7 1 (2.13%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (44.68%) REST
2 20 (42.55%) JSON
3 19 (40.43%) SOAP
3 19 (40.43%) XML
4 14 (29.79%) .NET
5 12 (25.53%) XSD
5 12 (25.53%) XSL
6 11 (23.40%) ASP.NET
7 7 (14.89%) HTML
7 7 (14.89%) Web Services
8 6 (12.77%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (12.77%) ASP.NET Web API
9 5 (10.64%) AngularJS
9 5 (10.64%) RabbitMQ
10 4 (8.51%) .NET Framework
10 4 (8.51%) Entity Framework
10 4 (8.51%) MSMQ
11 3 (6.38%) CSS
11 3 (6.38%) jQuery
11 3 (6.38%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.51%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (4.26%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.13%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 18 (38.30%) Linux
2 16 (34.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 16 (34.04%) Unix
3 1 (2.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (53.19%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (42.55%) DevOps
3 14 (29.79%) Microservices
4 13 (27.66%) OOA/OOD
4 13 (27.66%) UML
5 12 (25.53%) EAI
6 10 (21.28%) MVC
7 8 (17.02%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (12.77%) Problem-Solving
8 6 (12.77%) TDD
9 5 (10.64%) Change Management
9 5 (10.64%) Configuration Management
9 5 (10.64%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (10.64%) Deployment Automation
9 5 (10.64%) SIEM
10 4 (8.51%) DDoS Mitigation
10 4 (8.51%) Enterprise Architecture
10 4 (8.51%) Scrum
10 4 (8.51%) SOLID
10 4 (8.51%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (38.30%) Java
1 18 (38.30%) SQL
2 17 (36.17%) C#
3 14 (29.79%) PL/SQL
3 14 (29.79%) Shell Script
4 12 (25.53%) XPath
4 12 (25.53%) XQuery
5 6 (12.77%) JavaScript
6 3 (6.38%) C
7 2 (4.26%) Bash Shell
7 2 (4.26%) Python
8 1 (2.13%) Bourne shell
8 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (17.02%) Security Cleared
2 6 (12.77%) SC Cleared
3 5 (10.64%) Degree
4 2 (4.26%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (4.26%) Master's Degree
5 1 (2.13%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.64%) QA
2 1 (2.13%) COBIT
2 1 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (19.15%) Docker
2 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.13%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (12.77%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (8.51%) Puppet
3 2 (4.26%) Kubernetes
3 2 (4.26%) Terraform
4 1 (2.13%) BladeLogic
4 1 (2.13%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 17 (36.17%) Red Hat
2 16 (34.04%) Dell
3 15 (31.91%) Oracle
4 4 (8.51%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.26%) IBM
5 2 (4.26%) Sitecore
6 1 (2.13%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.13%) Cisco
6 1 (2.13%) Citrix
6 1 (2.13%) Cloudera
6 1 (2.13%) Dynatrace
6 1 (2.13%) Infoblox
6 1 (2.13%) McAfee
6 1 (2.13%) SAP
6 1 (2.13%) ServiceNow
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