Period
to 17 January 2018

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 17 January 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 > North East
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 78 131 94
Rank change year-on-year +53 -37 -16
Contract jobs citing SOA 22 22 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.82% 0.93% 1.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.13% 1.08% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 9 18
North East median daily rate £400 £380 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -17.84% +74.53%
10th Percentile £363 £257 £293
90th Percentile £488 £464 £561
England median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £40.00 £50.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -20.00% +11.11% -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 North East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,031 2,041 1,622
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 85.49% 86.05% 83.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 693 1,421 1,033
North East median daily rate £400 £375 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -9.64% +10.67%
10th Percentile £250 £263 £263
90th Percentile £575 £533 £600
England median daily rate £450 £433 £425
% change year-on-year +4.05% +1.76% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 64 65
North East median hourly rate £27.50 £26.54 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.63% +56.10% -22.09%
10th Percentile £9.78 £10.79 £10.55
90th Percentile £50.00 £39.63 £34.50
England median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -4.00% +8.70% +15.00%

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 17 January 2018.

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 17 January 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
Tyne and Wear +54 17 £400 +5.26% 2
Durham +3 3 £375 - 4
SOA
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 16 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (54.55%) HTML
2 12 (54.55%) Java
3 11 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 11 (50.00%) Scrum
4 10 (45.45%) C#
4 10 (45.45%) DevOps
5 9 (40.91%) XML
5 9 (40.91%) Software Engineering
5 9 (40.91%) AngularJS
6 8 (36.36%) JSON
6 8 (36.36%) CSS
7 7 (31.82%) SOAP
7 7 (31.82%) Linux
7 7 (31.82%) .NET
7 7 (31.82%) Kanban
8 6 (27.27%) Degree
8 6 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
8 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
8 6 (27.27%) SQL
8 6 (27.27%) UML
8 6 (27.27%) Web Services
8 6 (27.27%) XSD
8 6 (27.27%) Windows
8 6 (27.27%) Microservices
8 6 (27.27%) Software Delivery
9 5 (22.73%) Apache Spark
9 5 (22.73%) React
9 5 (22.73%) Python
9 5 (22.73%) Oracle

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 5 (22.73%) Apache Spark
1 5 (22.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (18.18%) NServiceBus
3 3 (13.64%) CMS
3 3 (13.64%) Tomcat
3 3 (13.64%) WebLogic
4 2 (9.09%) Confluence
4 2 (9.09%) JBoss
5 1 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
5 1 (4.55%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) OpenText Process Suite
Cloud Services
1 6 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (13.64%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (13.64%) AWS Lambda
3 3 (13.64%) IaaS
3 3 (13.64%) PaaS
3 3 (13.64%) Serverless
4 2 (9.09%) Boomi
4 2 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) Big Data
1 5 (22.73%) Hadoop
2 4 (18.18%) Oracle Database
3 3 (13.64%) MySQL
3 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
4 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Git (software)
1 5 (22.73%) Jenkins
1 5 (22.73%) Subversion
2 3 (13.64%) JIRA
2 3 (13.64%) Maven
2 3 (13.64%) Selenium
2 3 (13.64%) Selenium IDE
2 3 (13.64%) SoapUI
2 3 (13.64%) Sonatype Nexus
2 3 (13.64%) WebDriver
3 2 (9.09%) Eclipse
3 2 (9.09%) GitLab
3 2 (9.09%) JUnit
4 1 (4.55%) Artifactory
4 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Developer
2 6 (27.27%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Architect
3 4 (18.18%) Technical Architect
4 3 (13.64%) C# Developer
5 2 (9.09%) .NET Developer
5 2 (9.09%) .NET Software Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Azure Developer
5 2 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (9.09%) C# Software Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Java Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Software Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Angular Developer
6 1 (4.55%) AWS Software Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Azure Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Azure Software Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Cloud Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior .NET Software Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (54.55%) HTML
2 9 (40.91%) AngularJS
2 9 (40.91%) XML
3 8 (36.36%) CSS
3 8 (36.36%) JSON
4 7 (31.82%) .NET
4 7 (31.82%) SOAP
5 6 (27.27%) Web Services
5 6 (27.27%) XSD
6 5 (22.73%) HTML5
6 5 (22.73%) KnockoutJS
6 5 (22.73%) Node.js
6 5 (22.73%) React
6 5 (22.73%) REST
7 4 (18.18%) XSLT
8 3 (13.64%) .NET Framework
8 3 (13.64%) jQuery
8 3 (13.64%) Middleware
8 3 (13.64%) RESTful
9 2 (9.09%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (13.64%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (13.64%) Public Cloud
3 1 (4.55%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) Linux
2 6 (27.27%) Windows
3 4 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (50.00%) Scrum
3 10 (45.45%) DevOps
4 9 (40.91%) Software Engineering
5 7 (31.82%) Kanban
6 6 (27.27%) Microservices
6 6 (27.27%) Software Delivery
6 6 (27.27%) UML
7 5 (22.73%) Test Automation
8 4 (18.18%) OO
8 4 (18.18%) TDD
8 4 (18.18%) Web Development
9 3 (13.64%) Content Management
9 3 (13.64%) Continuous Delivery
9 3 (13.64%) Open Source
9 3 (13.64%) Process Management
10 2 (9.09%) Customer Requirements
10 2 (9.09%) SDLC
10 2 (9.09%) Server Virtualisation
10 2 (9.09%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 12 (54.55%) Java
2 11 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 10 (45.45%) C#
4 6 (27.27%) SQL
5 5 (22.73%) Python
5 5 (22.73%) Scala
6 3 (13.64%) Groovy
7 2 (9.09%) Perl
7 2 (9.09%) PL/SQL
7 2 (9.09%) Shell Script
7 2 (9.09%) TypeScript
7 2 (9.09%) VB.NET
7 2 (9.09%) XPath
7 2 (9.09%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) Degree
2 2 (9.09%) AWS Certification
3 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) Puppet
2 3 (13.64%) Ansible
2 3 (13.64%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (9.09%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 5 (22.73%) Oracle
3 4 (18.18%) Red Hat
4 3 (13.64%) OpenText
4 3 (13.64%) SaltStack
5 2 (9.09%) Dell
6 1 (4.55%) IBM
6 1 (4.55%) MuleSoft
6 1 (4.55%) TIBCO