Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 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
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 113 63
Rank change year-on-year +17 -50 +18
Contract jobs citing SOA 55 38 79
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.71% 1.16% 2.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.06% 1.41% 3.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 21 40
East Midlands median daily rate £550 £400 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.50% -8.57% +2.94%
10th Percentile £369 £263 £313
90th Percentile £688 £625 £559
England median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £40.00 £44.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -9.09% +3.53% +6.25%

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 2675 2688 2485
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 83.13% 82.18% 78.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1702 1703 1574
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £250 £249 £225
90th Percentile £550 £575 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.47% +5.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 68 83
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £16.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -13.58% +1.25%
10th Percentile £9.31 £8.76 £11.00
90th Percentile £51.00 £40.75 £40.20
England median hourly rate £23.75 £24.42 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.74% +8.53% +18.42%

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017. 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 +25 30 £550 +57.14% 1
Northamptonshire +17 19 £494 -8.14%
Derbyshire -2 4 £425 +21.43% 1
Leicestershire -12 2 - - 1
SOA
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SOA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for SOA.

1 25 (45.45%) Microservices
2 23 (41.82%) SOAP
3 22 (40.00%) Web Services
3 22 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
5 19 (34.55%) RESTful
6 17 (30.91%) C#
7 16 (29.09%) .NET
8 15 (27.27%) Cloud Computing
9 9 (16.36%) Microsoft
9 9 (16.36%) Java
9 9 (16.36%) Oracle
9 9 (16.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 8 (14.55%) REST
10 8 (14.55%) DevOps
10 8 (14.55%) Enterprise Architecture
11 7 (12.73%) Scrum
11 7 (12.73%) XML
11 7 (12.73%) EAI
11 7 (12.73%) IBM
11 7 (12.73%) AngularJS
12 6 (10.91%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (10.91%) SQL Server
12 6 (10.91%) SAP
12 6 (10.91%) Finance
12 6 (10.91%) TDD
12 6 (10.91%) JSON
12 6 (10.91%) TOGAF
13 5 (9.09%) Degree
13 5 (9.09%) Retail

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 9 (16.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (7.27%) WebSphere
3 3 (5.45%) CMS
4 2 (3.64%) Alfresco
4 2 (3.64%) Documentum
4 2 (3.64%) Drupal
4 2 (3.64%) Liferay
5 1 (1.82%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.82%) FileNet
5 1 (1.82%) IIS
5 1 (1.82%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Infor M3
1 1 (1.82%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 20 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (27.27%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (7.27%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (5.45%) Boomi
4 3 (5.45%) SaaS
5 1 (1.82%) IaaS
5 1 (1.82%) iPaaS
5 1 (1.82%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.91%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.27%) Oracle Database
3 3 (5.45%) MongoDB
3 3 (5.45%) NoSQL
3 3 (5.45%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (5.45%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.45%) Spotfire
4 1 (1.82%) Redis
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (3.64%) gulp
1 2 (3.64%) Selenium
1 2 (3.64%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (3.64%) WebDriver
1 2 (3.64%) webpack
2 1 (1.82%) Ant
2 1 (1.82%) Bitbucket
2 1 (1.82%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.82%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.82%) Karma Test Runner
2 1 (1.82%) Maven
2 1 (1.82%) Moq
2 1 (1.82%) NUnit
2 1 (1.82%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (1.82%) Protractor
2 1 (1.82%) SoapUI
2 1 (1.82%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (10.91%) Finance
2 5 (9.09%) Retail
3 3 (5.45%) Back Office
3 3 (5.45%) Banking
4 2 (3.64%) Legal
4 2 (3.64%) Marketing
5 1 (1.82%) Automotive
5 1 (1.82%) Local Government
5 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.82%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 27 (49.09%) Architect
2 14 (25.45%) Developer
3 8 (14.55%) Enterprise Architect
3 8 (14.55%) Lead Architect
3 8 (14.55%) Lead Enterprise Architect
4 7 (12.73%) Cloud Architect
4 7 (12.73%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (9.09%) Integration Architect
6 4 (7.27%) Lead Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) Azure Architect
7 3 (5.45%) Business Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) Business Integration Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) C# Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Integration Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) Pega Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Technical Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Agile Coach
8 2 (3.64%) Cloud Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.64%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (41.82%) SOAP
2 22 (40.00%) Web Services
3 19 (34.55%) RESTful
4 16 (29.09%) .NET
5 8 (14.55%) REST
6 7 (12.73%) AngularJS
6 7 (12.73%) XML
7 6 (10.91%) JSON
8 5 (9.09%) Middleware
9 4 (7.27%) Angular 2
9 4 (7.27%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (7.27%) HTML
9 4 (7.27%) WebSphere MQ
10 3 (5.45%) .NET Core
10 3 (5.45%) CSS
10 3 (5.45%) Entity Framework
10 3 (5.45%) IBM Integration Bus
10 3 (5.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (5.45%) XSD
10 3 (5.45%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.27%) Computer Science
1 4 (7.27%) DataPower
2 3 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.64%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.82%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.82%) IVR
4 1 (1.82%) Life Science
4 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.82%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.27%) Linux
2 3 (5.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (5.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (45.45%) Microservices
2 22 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (14.55%) DevOps
3 8 (14.55%) Enterprise Architecture
4 7 (12.73%) EAI
4 7 (12.73%) Scrum
5 6 (10.91%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (10.91%) TDD
5 6 (10.91%) TOGAF
6 5 (9.09%) OO
6 5 (9.09%) SDLC
6 5 (9.09%) UML
6 5 (9.09%) Use Case
7 4 (7.27%) BDD
7 4 (7.27%) Document Management
7 4 (7.27%) MVC
7 4 (7.27%) Open Source
7 4 (7.27%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (5.45%) Change Management
8 3 (5.45%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (30.91%) C#
2 9 (16.36%) Java
3 4 (7.27%) SQL
4 3 (5.45%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.45%) MATLAB
4 3 (5.45%) PL/SQL
4 3 (5.45%) Shell Script
4 3 (5.45%) TypeScript
4 3 (5.45%) XPath
4 3 (5.45%) XQuery
5 1 (1.82%) C++
5 1 (1.82%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.82%) VC++
5 1 (1.82%) XAML
Qualifications
1 5 (9.09%) Degree
2 3 (5.45%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (5.45%) SC Cleared
2 3 (5.45%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.82%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) COBIT
1 2 (3.64%) QA
2 1 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.82%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.82%) Docker
Vendors
1 9 (16.36%) Microsoft
1 9 (16.36%) Oracle
2 7 (12.73%) IBM
3 6 (10.91%) SAP
4 3 (5.45%) Dell
4 3 (5.45%) MicroStrategy
4 3 (5.45%) OpenText
4 3 (5.45%) Pega
4 3 (5.45%) Red Hat
4 3 (5.45%) Tableau
5 1 (1.82%) Apigee
5 1 (1.82%) Apple
5 1 (1.82%) Casewise
5 1 (1.82%) Infor
5 1 (1.82%) MuleSoft
5 1 (1.82%) Remedy
5 1 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.82%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.82%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.82%) WSO2