Period
to 18 February 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 18 February 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
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 61 50
Rank change year-on-year +16 -11 -3
Contract jobs citing SOA 15 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 2.39% 1.16% 1.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.94% 1.37% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 7
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.51% +2.78% -
10th Percentile £325 £411 £348
90th Percentile £550 £524 £490
East Midlands median daily rate £525 £398 £425
% change year-on-year +32.08% -6.47% +14.86%
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 511 801 568
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 81.37% 84.23% 83.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 530 419
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £250 £225 £262
90th Percentile £538 £575 £565
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 20 11
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £11.09 £14.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.21% +9.62% -19.00%
10th Percentile £10.29 £10.50 £9.25
90th Percentile £27.62 £32.68 £18.52
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £15.63 £16.20
% change year-on-year +12.00% -3.55% +1.25%

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 18 February 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 18 February 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 +20 12 £400 -23.81% 1
Wellingborough - 1 £335 - 3
SOA
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 7 (46.67%) SOAP
2 6 (40.00%) XML
2 6 (40.00%) Identity Management
2 6 (40.00%) JSON
2 6 (40.00%) REST
3 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (33.33%) C#
4 4 (26.67%) .NET
4 4 (26.67%) Use Case
5 3 (20.00%) MVC
5 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (20.00%) Middleware
5 3 (20.00%) .NET Framework
5 3 (20.00%) Microservices
5 3 (20.00%) Entity Framework
6 2 (13.33%) WPF
6 2 (13.33%) IT Strategy
6 2 (13.33%) Degree
6 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (13.33%) Tableau
6 2 (13.33%) NServiceBus
6 2 (13.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
6 2 (13.33%) MATLAB
6 2 (13.33%) Simulink
6 2 (13.33%) Project Management
6 2 (13.33%) IBM
6 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
6 2 (13.33%) MicroStrategy

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 2 (13.33%) NServiceBus
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (6.67%) Documentum
2 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Spotfire
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (6.67%) Automotive
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Analyst
1 6 (40.00%) Integration Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Business Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Business Integration Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Architect
5 2 (13.33%) C# Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Integration Architect
5 2 (13.33%) Senior C# Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (6.67%) Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce Architect
6 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Architect
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Integration Architect
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) SOAP
2 6 (40.00%) JSON
2 6 (40.00%) REST
2 6 (40.00%) XML
3 4 (26.67%) .NET
4 3 (20.00%) .NET Framework
4 3 (20.00%) Entity Framework
4 3 (20.00%) Middleware
5 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
5 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
5 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (13.33%) MSMQ
5 2 (13.33%) Web Services
5 2 (13.33%) WPF
6 1 (6.67%) J2EE
6 1 (6.67%) MFC
6 1 (6.67%) STL
6 1 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (6.67%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (6.67%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) DataPower
2 1 (6.67%) Mobile Computing
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Identity Management
2 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (26.67%) Use Case
4 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (20.00%) Microservices
4 3 (20.00%) MVC
5 2 (13.33%) ERP
5 2 (13.33%) IT Strategy
5 2 (13.33%) OO
5 2 (13.33%) Project Management
5 2 (13.33%) TOGAF
6 1 (6.67%) Asynchronous Programming
6 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
6 1 (6.67%) Dependency Injection
6 1 (6.67%) MVVM
6 1 (6.67%) Robotic Process Automation
6 1 (6.67%) SDLC
6 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
6 1 (6.67%) TDD
6 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (13.33%) MATLAB
3 1 (6.67%) C++
3 1 (6.67%) Java
3 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.67%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) VB.NET
3 1 (6.67%) VC++
3 1 (6.67%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 20000
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) IBM
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (13.33%) MicroStrategy
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle
1 2 (13.33%) SAP
1 2 (13.33%) Tableau
2 1 (6.67%) Apigee
2 1 (6.67%) Apple
2 1 (6.67%) Infor
2 1 (6.67%) MuleSoft
2 1 (6.67%) OpenText
2 1 (6.67%) WSO2