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 3 months to 24 April 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
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 81 44
Rank change year-on-year +11 -37  
Contract jobs citing SOA 10 9 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.48% 0.83% 2.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.70% 0.96% 3.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 8
Median daily rate £340 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.33% +25.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £458 £475 £431
% change year-on-year -3.68% +10.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.50 £50.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year -3.00% +37.93%  

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 588 935 566
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 87.24% 85.94% 75.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 393 594 327
Median daily rate £388 £350 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -4.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +3.12% +1.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 27 28
Median hourly rate £32.50 £26.58 £15.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.29% +75.70%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.88 £15.12 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £28.60 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £30.35
% change year-on-year -4.00% +23.55%  

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East citing SOA as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 24 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SOA in the North East

SOA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOA in the North East.

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 3 months to 24 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +11 8 £340 -9.33% 4
Durham - 1 £340 - 1
SOA
England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (52.63%) Java
3 9 (47.37%) JavaScript
4 8 (42.11%) HTML
4 8 (42.11%) Windows
4 8 (42.11%) SDLC
5 7 (36.84%) Oracle
5 7 (36.84%) TDD
5 7 (36.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 6 (31.58%) SignalR
6 6 (31.58%) Java EE
6 6 (31.58%) Unix
6 6 (31.58%) jQuery
6 6 (31.58%) GIS
6 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
6 6 (31.58%) CSS
6 6 (31.58%) J2EE
6 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
6 6 (31.58%) GeoServer
7 5 (26.32%) SQL
7 5 (26.32%) Scrum
7 5 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (26.32%) Web Development
7 5 (26.32%) AngularJS
7 5 (26.32%) Open Source
7 5 (26.32%) HTML5
8 4 (21.05%) Waterfall
8 4 (21.05%) Scala
8 4 (21.05%) Node.js
8 4 (21.05%) User Stories

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 7 (36.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (31.58%) GeoServer
3 3 (15.79%) NServiceBus
4 2 (10.53%) WebLogic
5 1 (5.26%) Apache Solr
5 1 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (5.26%) JBoss
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
5 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) GIS
1 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.26%) Neo4j
3 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (5.26%) OrientDB
3 1 (5.26%) Redis
3 1 (5.26%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) JUnit
2 1 (5.26%) Artifactory
2 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.26%) jMock
2 1 (5.26%) Maven
2 1 (5.26%) Mockito
General
1 1 (5.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (89.47%) Developer
2 4 (21.05%) .NET Developer
2 4 (21.05%) Angular Developer
2 4 (21.05%) C# .NET Developer
2 4 (21.05%) C# Developer
2 4 (21.05%) HTML Developer
2 4 (21.05%) Java Developer
2 4 (21.05%) Software Developer
2 4 (21.05%) Web Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 3 (15.79%) JavaScript Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Scala Developer
4 2 (10.53%) .NET Software Developer
4 2 (10.53%) C# Software Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (10.53%) Java Web Developer
4 2 (10.53%) SOA Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Java Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Middleware Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle SOA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (42.11%) HTML
2 6 (31.58%) CSS
2 6 (31.58%) J2EE
2 6 (31.58%) Java EE
2 6 (31.58%) jQuery
2 6 (31.58%) SignalR
3 5 (26.32%) AngularJS
3 5 (26.32%) HTML5
4 4 (21.05%) .NET
4 4 (21.05%) Node.js
4 4 (21.05%) SOAP
4 4 (21.05%) XML
5 3 (15.79%) .NET Framework
5 3 (15.79%) Angular 2
5 3 (15.79%) Entity Framework
5 3 (15.79%) OpenLayers
5 3 (15.79%) Sass
5 3 (15.79%) Spring
5 3 (15.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (10.53%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (10.53%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.26%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Windows
2 6 (31.58%) Unix
3 1 (5.26%) AIX
3 1 (5.26%) Android
3 1 (5.26%) Linux
3 1 (5.26%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (42.11%) SDLC
3 7 (36.84%) TDD
4 5 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (26.32%) Open Source
4 5 (26.32%) Scrum
4 5 (26.32%) Web Development
5 4 (21.05%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (21.05%) MVC
5 4 (21.05%) Project Management
5 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
5 4 (21.05%) UML
5 4 (21.05%) Use Case
5 4 (21.05%) User Stories
5 4 (21.05%) Waterfall
6 3 (15.79%) Web Application Development
7 2 (10.53%) Microservices
7 2 (10.53%) Requirements Analysis
8 1 (5.26%) Android Development
8 1 (5.26%) Database Mirroring
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) Java
2 9 (47.37%) JavaScript
3 5 (26.32%) SQL
4 4 (21.05%) C#
4 4 (21.05%) Scala
5 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
6 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
6 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) PMI Certification
2 1 (5.26%) PMP
2 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Data Guard
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Flashback
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Oracle
2 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
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