Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 121 84
Rank change year-on-year +34 -37 -10
Contract jobs citing SOA 55 24 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.83% 0.76% 1.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.21% 0.93% 2.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 6 34
East Midlands median daily rate £525 £398 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.08% -6.47% +10.39%
10th Percentile £281 £336 £286
90th Percentile £688 £498 £565
England median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £47.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -5.26%

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 2,494 2,586 2,470
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 83.08% 81.94% 79.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,579 1,653 1,548
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £236 £213 £240
90th Percentile £560 £550 £538
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 78 76
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £15.63 £16.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.00% -3.55% -0.31%
10th Percentile £10.23 £10.50 £10.63
90th Percentile £51.00 £38.75 £40.50
England median hourly rate £24.09 £25.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -3.64% +6.38% +17.50%

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 20 February 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 20 February 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 +12 31 £550 +57.14% 2
Northamptonshire +15 15 £400 -13.51% 4
Derbyshire - 6 £400 - 2
Leicestershire -3 3 £525 - 2
SOA
England

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 33 (60.00%) SOAP
2 22 (40.00%) Microservices
3 21 (38.18%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (34.55%) Web Services
4 19 (34.55%) REST
5 18 (32.73%) Microsoft Azure
5 18 (32.73%) XML
5 18 (32.73%) JSON
6 17 (30.91%) Oracle
6 17 (30.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 16 (29.09%) Linux
8 15 (27.27%) C#
8 15 (27.27%) Java
8 15 (27.27%) Cloud Computing
8 15 (27.27%) RESTful
9 14 (25.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 14 (25.45%) DevOps
9 14 (25.45%) .NET
9 14 (25.45%) Red Hat
10 12 (21.82%) Dell
10 12 (21.82%) SQL
10 12 (21.82%) UML
10 12 (21.82%) Boomi
10 12 (21.82%) Oracle Database
11 11 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
11 11 (20.00%) PL/SQL
11 11 (20.00%) Unix
11 11 (20.00%) EAI
11 11 (20.00%) XSD
11 11 (20.00%) XSL

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 17 (30.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (3.64%) NServiceBus
3 1 (1.82%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.82%) Documentum
3 1 (1.82%) IIS
3 1 (1.82%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Infor M3
1 1 (1.82%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 18 (32.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (27.27%) Cloud Computing
3 12 (21.82%) Boomi
4 7 (12.73%) iPaaS
5 3 (5.45%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (5.45%) SaaS
6 1 (1.82%) IaaS
6 1 (1.82%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.64%) Firewall
1 2 (3.64%) MPLS
1 2 (3.64%) TCP/IP
1 2 (3.64%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (21.82%) Oracle Database
2 11 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (12.73%) SQL Server
4 5 (9.09%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.64%) Big Data
5 2 (3.64%) Hadoop
5 2 (3.64%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.64%) Spotfire
6 1 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 6 (10.91%) Eclipse
2 3 (5.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.82%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.82%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 3 (5.45%) Retail
2 2 (3.64%) Finance
2 2 (3.64%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.82%) Automotive
3 1 (1.82%) Legal
3 1 (1.82%) Local Government
3 1 (1.82%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (49.09%) Architect
2 8 (14.55%) Enterprise Architect
2 8 (14.55%) Lead Architect
2 8 (14.55%) Lead Enterprise Architect
2 8 (14.55%) Solutions Architect
2 8 (14.55%) Technical Engineer
3 7 (12.73%) Cloud Architect
4 6 (10.91%) Analyst
4 6 (10.91%) Developer
4 6 (10.91%) Integration Analyst
5 4 (7.27%) Business Analyst
5 4 (7.27%) Business Integration Analyst
6 3 (5.45%) Azure Architect
7 2 (3.64%) C# Developer
7 2 (3.64%) Cloud Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.64%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (3.64%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (3.64%) Senior C# Developer
7 2 (3.64%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (60.00%) SOAP
2 19 (34.55%) REST
2 19 (34.55%) Web Services
3 18 (32.73%) JSON
3 18 (32.73%) XML
4 15 (27.27%) RESTful
5 14 (25.45%) .NET
6 11 (20.00%) XSD
6 11 (20.00%) XSL
7 5 (9.09%) Middleware
8 4 (7.27%) AngularJS
8 4 (7.27%) ASP.NET
8 4 (7.27%) Entity Framework
8 4 (7.27%) jQuery
9 3 (5.45%) .NET Framework
9 3 (5.45%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (5.45%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (3.64%) MSMQ
10 2 (3.64%) WCF
10 2 (3.64%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (3.64%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.82%) DataPower
2 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.82%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (1.82%) Mobile Computing
2 1 (1.82%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 16 (29.09%) Linux
2 14 (25.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (40.00%) Microservices
2 21 (38.18%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (25.45%) DevOps
4 12 (21.82%) UML
5 11 (20.00%) EAI
5 11 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
6 7 (12.73%) Enterprise Architecture
6 7 (12.73%) TOGAF
7 6 (10.91%) Change Management
7 6 (10.91%) Identity Management
7 6 (10.91%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (9.09%) MVC
9 4 (7.27%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (7.27%) ITIL
9 4 (7.27%) Use Case
10 3 (5.45%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (5.45%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (5.45%) OO
10 3 (5.45%) Project Management
11 2 (3.64%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 15 (27.27%) C#
1 15 (27.27%) Java
2 12 (21.82%) SQL
3 11 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 11 (20.00%) Shell Script
3 11 (20.00%) XPath
3 11 (20.00%) XQuery
4 2 (3.64%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.64%) MATLAB
5 1 (1.82%) C++
5 1 (1.82%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.82%) VC++
5 1 (1.82%) XAML
Qualifications
1 8 (14.55%) Security Cleared
2 7 (12.73%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.27%) Degree
4 1 (1.82%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.27%) QA
2 3 (5.45%) COBIT
3 1 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.64%) Docker
1 2 (3.64%) vSphere
2 1 (1.82%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (3.64%) Kubernetes
1 2 (3.64%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (3.64%) Terraform
Vendors
1 17 (30.91%) Oracle
2 14 (25.45%) Red Hat
3 12 (21.82%) Dell
4 6 (10.91%) Microsoft
4 6 (10.91%) SAP
5 4 (7.27%) IBM
6 2 (3.64%) CheckPoint
6 2 (3.64%) Cisco
6 2 (3.64%) Citrix
6 2 (3.64%) MicroStrategy
6 2 (3.64%) Tableau
6 2 (3.64%) VMware
7 1 (1.82%) Apigee
7 1 (1.82%) Casewise
7 1 (1.82%) Infor
7 1 (1.82%) MuleSoft
7 1 (1.82%) OpenText
7 1 (1.82%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.82%) Workday
7 1 (1.82%) WSO2