Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 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)
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 68 37
Rank change year-on-year +22 -31 +9
Contract jobs citing SOA 19 10 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 2.78% 1.08% 3.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.29% 1.24% 4.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 14
Northamptonshire median daily rate £475 £563 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.56% +21.62% +2.78%
10th Percentile £350 £479 £286
90th Percentile £595 £625 £592
East Midlands median daily rate £550 £400 £438
% change year-on-year +37.50% -8.57% +2.94%
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 577 809 620
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 84.36% 87.27% 80.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 363 591 438
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £420 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% -1.18% -
10th Percentile £220 £269 £263
90th Percentile £550 £575 £575
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 16 12
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £11.79 £11.75 £18.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.36% -36.56% +23.47%
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year +10.71% -13.58% +2.86%

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017. 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 +9 13 £438 -25.53%
Wellingborough - 1 £335 -
SOA
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (26.32%) SOAP
2 5 (26.32%) IBM
2 5 (26.32%) Use Case
2 5 (26.32%) Microservices
3 4 (21.05%) REST
3 4 (21.05%) DataPower
3 4 (21.05%) WebSphere
3 4 (21.05%) JSON
3 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (21.05%) WebSphere MQ
3 4 (21.05%) Middleware
3 4 (21.05%) XML
3 4 (21.05%) C#
3 4 (21.05%) Identity Management
4 3 (15.79%) MicroStrategy
4 3 (15.79%) .NET
4 3 (15.79%) SAP
4 3 (15.79%) MATLAB
4 3 (15.79%) Simulink
4 3 (15.79%) OO
4 3 (15.79%) Web Services
4 3 (15.79%) EAI
4 3 (15.79%) Spotfire
4 3 (15.79%) Retail
4 3 (15.79%) Tableau
4 3 (15.79%) IBM Integration Bus
5 2 (10.53%) Pega
5 2 (10.53%) Entity Framework
5 2 (10.53%) IT Governance

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 4 (21.05%) WebSphere
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (5.26%) CMS
3 1 (5.26%) Documentum
3 1 (5.26%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) Spotfire
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (15.79%) Retail
2 2 (10.53%) Back Office
2 2 (10.53%) Banking
2 2 (10.53%) Legal
3 1 (5.26%) Automotive
3 1 (5.26%) Finance
3 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Architect
1 7 (36.84%) Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Integration Architect
3 4 (21.05%) Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Business Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Business Integration Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Integration Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Full Stack Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Pega Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Business Developer
5 1 (5.26%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Developer
5 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) SOAP
2 4 (21.05%) JSON
2 4 (21.05%) Middleware
2 4 (21.05%) REST
2 4 (21.05%) WebSphere MQ
2 4 (21.05%) XML
3 3 (15.79%) .NET
3 3 (15.79%) IBM Integration Bus
3 3 (15.79%) Web Services
4 2 (10.53%) .NET Framework
4 2 (10.53%) AngularJS
4 2 (10.53%) Entity Framework
4 2 (10.53%) J2EE
4 2 (10.53%) WPF
5 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (5.26%) jQuery
5 1 (5.26%) MFC
5 1 (5.26%) MSMQ
5 1 (5.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (5.26%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) DataPower
2 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.26%) Mobile Computing
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (26.32%) Microservices
2 5 (26.32%) Use Case
3 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (21.05%) Identity Management
4 3 (15.79%) EAI
4 3 (15.79%) OO
5 2 (10.53%) Case Management
5 2 (10.53%) ERP
5 2 (10.53%) IT Governance
5 2 (10.53%) IT Strategy
5 2 (10.53%) KYC
5 2 (10.53%) MVC
5 2 (10.53%) Project Management
5 2 (10.53%) SDLC
5 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (10.53%) TOGAF
6 1 (5.26%) API Development
6 1 (5.26%) Asynchronous Programming
6 1 (5.26%) Robotic Process Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) C#
2 3 (15.79%) MATLAB
3 2 (10.53%) Java
4 1 (5.26%) C++
4 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.26%) SQL
4 1 (5.26%) VB.NET
4 1 (5.26%) VC++
4 1 (5.26%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) IBM
2 3 (15.79%) MicroStrategy
2 3 (15.79%) SAP
2 3 (15.79%) Tableau
3 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle
3 2 (10.53%) Pega
4 1 (5.26%) Apigee
4 1 (5.26%) Apple
4 1 (5.26%) Infor
4 1 (5.26%) MuleSoft
4 1 (5.26%) OpenText
4 1 (5.26%) WSO2