Period
to 22 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 22 July 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 > North East
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 120 66
Rank change year-on-year +40 -54 -10
Contract jobs citing SOA 25 42 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.94% 1.61% 2.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.23% 1.89% 2.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 29 20
North East median daily rate £340 £280 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% -6.67% +14.83%
10th Percentile £329 £170 £245
90th Percentile £421 £500 £523
England median daily rate £495 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +4.21% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year -11.11% +21.62% -8.64%

SOA is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1119 2221 1290
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 86.74% 85.39% 78.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 737 1433 786
North East median daily rate £375 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -13.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £263 £225 £240
90th Percentile £538 £505 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 102 62
North East median hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.71% +107.41% -20.59%
10th Percentile £9.88 £13.05 £10.50
90th Percentile £42.20 £36.00 £28.48
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.64
% change year-on-year - +15.53% +5.56%

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

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

Job vacancy trend for SOA in the North East

SOA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SOA in the North East

SOA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SOA in the North East over the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SOA in the North East

SOA
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the North East region over the 6 months to 22 July 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
Tyne and Wear +32 15 £340 +21.43% 2
Durham - 9 £340 - 1
SOA
England

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 North East region with a requirement for SOA.

1 18 (72.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (68.00%) JavaScript
3 14 (56.00%) TDD
4 13 (52.00%) Microsoft
5 12 (48.00%) UML
5 12 (48.00%) Software Engineering
5 12 (48.00%) AngularJS
6 11 (44.00%) .NET
6 11 (44.00%) Windows
7 10 (40.00%) Java
7 10 (40.00%) Java EE
8 9 (36.00%) .NET Framework
8 9 (36.00%) SQL
8 9 (36.00%) C#
8 9 (36.00%) HTML
8 9 (36.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 8 (32.00%) SignalR
9 8 (32.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (32.00%) GeoServer
9 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
9 8 (32.00%) GIS
9 8 (32.00%) Scrum
9 8 (32.00%) Spring
10 7 (28.00%) jQuery
10 7 (28.00%) CSS
10 7 (28.00%) SOAP
10 7 (28.00%) SDLC
10 7 (28.00%) HTML5
11 6 (24.00%) Waterfall
11 6 (24.00%) Test Automation

SOA
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 (32.00%) GeoServer
2 3 (12.00%) NServiceBus
3 2 (8.00%) JBoss
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (4.00%) Drupal
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Service Bus
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 9 (36.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (32.00%) GIS
1 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 6 (24.00%) JUnit
2 2 (8.00%) jMock
2 2 (8.00%) Mockito
General
1 1 (4.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (96.00%) Developer
2 8 (32.00%) .NET Developer
2 8 (32.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 8 (32.00%) C# Developer
3 7 (28.00%) Java Developer
3 7 (28.00%) Software Developer
4 5 (20.00%) HTML Developer
5 4 (16.00%) Angular Developer
5 4 (16.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 4 (16.00%) Web Developer
6 3 (12.00%) .NET Software Developer
6 3 (12.00%) C# Software Developer
6 3 (12.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (8.00%) Android Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (8.00%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Java Web Developer
7 2 (8.00%) UI Developer
8 1 (4.00%) E-Business Developer
8 1 (4.00%) Middleware Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (48.00%) AngularJS
2 11 (44.00%) .NET
3 10 (40.00%) Java EE
4 9 (36.00%) .NET Framework
4 9 (36.00%) HTML
5 8 (32.00%) SignalR
5 8 (32.00%) Spring
6 7 (28.00%) CSS
6 7 (28.00%) HTML5
6 7 (28.00%) jQuery
6 7 (28.00%) SOAP
7 5 (20.00%) Node.js
7 5 (20.00%) OpenLayers
7 5 (20.00%) Sass
7 5 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (20.00%) XML
8 4 (16.00%) Angular 2
9 3 (12.00%) Entity Framework
9 3 (12.00%) J2EE
10 2 (8.00%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (20.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (44.00%) Windows
2 3 (12.00%) Unix
3 2 (8.00%) Android
4 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (72.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (56.00%) TDD
3 12 (48.00%) Software Engineering
3 12 (48.00%) UML
4 8 (32.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (32.00%) Scrum
5 7 (28.00%) SDLC
6 6 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (24.00%) MVC
6 6 (24.00%) OO
6 6 (24.00%) Process Improvement
6 6 (24.00%) Project Management
6 6 (24.00%) Software Delivery
6 6 (24.00%) Test Automation
6 6 (24.00%) Use Case
6 6 (24.00%) User Stories
6 6 (24.00%) Waterfall
6 6 (24.00%) Web Application Development
7 5 (20.00%) Web Development
8 4 (16.00%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 17 (68.00%) JavaScript
2 10 (40.00%) Java
3 9 (36.00%) C#
3 9 (36.00%) SQL
4 3 (12.00%) PowerShell
5 2 (8.00%) VB.NET
6 1 (4.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (4.00%) PMP
2 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 13 (52.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.00%) Apigee
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle
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