The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
Rank 33 - 38
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing SOA 10 0 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 2.65% - 2.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.31% - 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 8
Median daily rate £575 - £288
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £54.07 £35.63
% change year-on-year -21.39% +51.77%  

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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Northamptonshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 302 319 396
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 79.89% 86.22% 82.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 245 252
Median daily rate £415 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% -4.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £288 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 11
Median hourly rate £18.50 £13.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.30% -31.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.40 £11.00 £9.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.55 £35.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 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 Northamptonshire

SOA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SOA in Northamptonshire

SOA
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 23 March 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
Northampton - 4 - -
SOA
East Midlands

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for SOA.

1 8 (66.67%) JSON
1 8 (66.67%) REST
2 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 5 (41.67%) .NET
4 4 (33.33%) XML
4 4 (33.33%) Linux
4 4 (33.33%) Python
4 4 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 4 (33.33%) HTTP
4 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 4 (33.33%) DNS
4 4 (33.33%) SSL
4 4 (33.33%) SOAP
4 4 (33.33%) Scrum
4 4 (33.33%) TDD
4 4 (33.33%) Ubuntu
4 4 (33.33%) Node.js
4 4 (33.33%) IaaS
4 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (33.33%) Kanban
4 4 (33.33%) Use Case
4 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 4 (33.33%) PaaS
4 4 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (33.33%) Docker
4 4 (33.33%) CoreOS
4 4 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (25.00%) WSO2

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 3 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (8.33%) CMS
2 1 (8.33%) JBoss
2 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) IaaS
1 4 (33.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) DNS
1 4 (33.33%) HTTP
1 4 (33.33%) SSL
1 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (8.33%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (8.33%) JUnit
2 1 (8.33%) Maven
2 1 (8.33%) Subversion
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Legal
1 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Analyst
1 4 (33.33%) E-Commerce Engineer
1 4 (33.33%) Integration Analyst
1 4 (33.33%) Platform Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Business Integration Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Active Directory Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Technical Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Technical Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) SOA Architect
3 1 (8.33%) SOA Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (66.67%) JSON
1 8 (66.67%) REST
2 5 (41.67%) .NET
3 4 (33.33%) Node.js
3 4 (33.33%) SOAP
3 4 (33.33%) XML
4 2 (16.67%) Web Services
5 1 (8.33%) Hibernate
5 1 (8.33%) J2EE
5 1 (8.33%) Java EE
5 1 (8.33%) JPA
5 1 (8.33%) JSP
5 1 (8.33%) Spring
5 1 (8.33%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) CoreOS
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
1 4 (33.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
2 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 4 (33.33%) Kanban
2 4 (33.33%) Scrum
2 4 (33.33%) TDD
2 4 (33.33%) Use Case
3 2 (16.67%) MVC
3 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) API Development
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (8.33%) Content Management
4 1 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (8.33%) Document Management
4 1 (8.33%) IT Governance
4 1 (8.33%) Microservices
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (33.33%) Python
3 2 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (8.33%) MATLAB
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle
1 3 (25.00%) WSO2
2 1 (8.33%) IBM
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) MicroStrategy
2 1 (8.33%) Tableau
Towcester, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago