Period
to 17 August 2018

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 6 months to 17 August 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)
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 47 52
Rank change year-on-year -10 +5 -16
Contract jobs citing SOA 16 15 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 1.90% 2.13% 1.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.19% 2.51% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 14
Northamptonshire median daily rate £425 £525 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.05% +2.44% +50.74%
10th Percentile £324 £328 £420
90th Percentile £726 £608 £625
East Midlands median daily rate £360 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -24.21% +5.56% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -

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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Northamptonshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 730 597 644
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 86.60% 84.68% 88.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 465 411 488
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £420 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% -1.18% -
10th Percentile £306 £231 £290
90th Percentile £536 £538 £575
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 6
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £12.40 £13.00 £25.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.65% -49.27% +38.36%
10th Percentile £10.91 £9.85 £11.13
90th Percentile £30.88 £88.00 £40.63
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £14.35 £14.50
% change year-on-year +8.01% -1.03% -18.31%

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

Job postings citing SOA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire.

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SOA in Northamptonshire over the 6 months to 17 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 17 August 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
Northampton -13 10 £375 -6.25% 1
SOA
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SOA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Northamptonshire region with a requirement for SOA.

1 11 (68.75%) Microservices
2 7 (43.75%) Git (software)
2 7 (43.75%) C#
2 7 (43.75%) .NET
3 6 (37.50%) Web Services
3 6 (37.50%) MSMQ
3 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (37.50%) NServiceBus
3 6 (37.50%) RabbitMQ
4 5 (31.25%) SIEM
4 5 (31.25%) Docker
4 5 (31.25%) PaaS
4 5 (31.25%) Scrum
4 5 (31.25%) SQL
4 5 (31.25%) DevOps
4 5 (31.25%) Deployment Automation
5 4 (25.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 4 (25.00%) DDoS Mitigation
5 4 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 4 (25.00%) Firewall
5 4 (25.00%) SaaS
5 4 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (25.00%) .NET Framework
5 4 (25.00%) IaaS
5 4 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (25.00%) Entity Framework
5 4 (25.00%) Puppet
5 4 (25.00%) Jenkins

SOA
Co-occurring 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 6 (37.50%) NServiceBus
2 1 (6.25%) Confluence
2 1 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (6.25%) JBoss
2 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
2 1 (6.25%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 6 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (31.25%) PaaS
3 4 (25.00%) IaaS
3 4 (25.00%) SaaS
4 1 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (6.25%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (6.25%) Amazon S3
4 1 (6.25%) Route 53
4 1 (6.25%) Stackdriver
4 1 (6.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) Aerospike
2 1 (6.25%) Big Data
2 1 (6.25%) MySQL
2 1 (6.25%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 7 (43.75%) Git (software)
2 4 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (18.75%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (12.50%) NUnit
5 1 (6.25%) Cobertura
5 1 (6.25%) JBehave
5 1 (6.25%) JIRA
5 1 (6.25%) JUnit
5 1 (6.25%) Maven
5 1 (6.25%) MSI
5 1 (6.25%) Subversion
General
1 2 (12.50%) Retail
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) .NET Architect
3 2 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Agile .NET Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Agile Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Architect
3 2 (12.50%) C# Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Lead Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Senior C# Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 1 (6.25%) .NET Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) DevOps Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Integration Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Senior .NET Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) .NET
2 6 (37.50%) MSMQ
2 6 (37.50%) RabbitMQ
2 6 (37.50%) Web Services
3 4 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 4 (25.00%) Entity Framework
4 3 (18.75%) Angular 2
4 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
4 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (18.75%) NHibernate
5 2 (12.50%) AngularJS
5 2 (12.50%) JSON
5 2 (12.50%) Middleware
6 1 (6.25%) Ajax
6 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (6.25%) HTML5
6 1 (6.25%) Java EE
6 1 (6.25%) Kafka
6 1 (6.25%) REST
6 1 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Unix
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Microservices
2 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (31.25%) Deployment Automation
3 5 (31.25%) DevOps
3 5 (31.25%) Scrum
3 5 (31.25%) SIEM
4 4 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 4 (25.00%) DDoS Mitigation
4 4 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (18.75%) BDD
5 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (18.75%) Security Operations
5 3 (18.75%) Unit Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Dependency Injection
6 2 (12.50%) Integration Testing
6 2 (12.50%) MVC
6 2 (12.50%) Service Design
6 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (12.50%) TDD
7 1 (6.25%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) C#
2 5 (31.25%) SQL
3 3 (18.75%) C
3 3 (18.75%) Java
4 2 (12.50%) Bash Shell
4 2 (12.50%) Python
5 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
5 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
5 1 (6.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) Docker
2 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (25.00%) Puppet
2 1 (6.25%) BladeLogic
2 1 (6.25%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Atlassian
2 1 (6.25%) Blue Coat
2 1 (6.25%) Cloudera
2 1 (6.25%) Dynatrace
2 1 (6.25%) IBM
2 1 (6.25%) Infoblox
2 1 (6.25%) McAfee
2 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
2 1 (6.25%) ServiceNow
2 1 (6.25%) Splunk
2 1 (6.25%) Symantec
2 1 (6.25%) Talend
2 1 (6.25%) WSO2