Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 65 43 56
Rank change year-on-year -22 +13 -21
Contract jobs citing SOA 10 20 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 1.18% 2.99% 2.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.41% 3.48% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 15
Northamptonshire median daily rate £405 £519 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.02% -1.19% +10.53%
10th Percentile £343 £333 £408
90th Percentile £741 £598 £625
East Midlands median daily rate £475 £506 £430
% change year-on-year -6.17% +17.73% -4.44%
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 710 574 713
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 83.63% 85.93% 86.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 508 371 552
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £420 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% -1.18% -
10th Percentile £308 £213 £305
90th Percentile £528 £550 £575
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 7
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £12.69 £11.17 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.61% -2.87% -37.90%
10th Percentile £11.10 £10.25 £9.58
90th Percentile £18.50 £14.93 £28.83
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £14.75 £14.00
% change year-on-year +5.08% +5.36% -12.50%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 -23 4 £400 -21.95% 5
SOA
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (70.00%) Microservices
2 6 (60.00%) Scrum
3 4 (40.00%) C#
3 4 (40.00%) Java
3 4 (40.00%) .NET
3 4 (40.00%) MSMQ
3 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (40.00%) RabbitMQ
3 4 (40.00%) NServiceBus
4 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (30.00%) SQL
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (20.00%) OLTP
5 2 (20.00%) SLA
5 2 (20.00%) JUnit
5 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
5 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (20.00%) Entity Framework
5 2 (20.00%) Cucumber
5 2 (20.00%) BDD
5 2 (20.00%) Banking
5 2 (20.00%) Retail
5 2 (20.00%) Spring
5 2 (20.00%) NHibernate
5 2 (20.00%) Statistics
5 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
5 2 (20.00%) Use Case

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 (40.00%) NServiceBus
2 1 (10.00%) JBoss
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Aerospike
1 2 (20.00%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (20.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (20.00%) JUnit
2 2 (20.00%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (10.00%) Bitbucket
3 1 (10.00%) Gradle
3 1 (10.00%) LoadUI
3 1 (10.00%) Maven
3 1 (10.00%) NUnit
3 1 (10.00%) Selenium
3 1 (10.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (10.00%) Subversion
3 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (20.00%) Banking
1 2 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (20.00%) .NET Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Lead Architect
3 2 (20.00%) SOA Developer
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Solutions Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Agile .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Integration Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior .NET Solutions Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) .NET
1 4 (40.00%) MSMQ
1 4 (40.00%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (20.00%) Angular 2
2 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (20.00%) Entity Framework
2 2 (20.00%) Kafka
2 2 (20.00%) NHibernate
2 2 (20.00%) RESTful
2 2 (20.00%) Spring
3 1 (10.00%) Ajax
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (10.00%) Java EE
3 1 (10.00%) Middleware
3 1 (10.00%) RAML
3 1 (10.00%) Spring Boot
3 1 (10.00%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (70.00%) Microservices
2 6 (60.00%) Scrum
3 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (20.00%) BDD
4 2 (20.00%) Case Management
4 2 (20.00%) Machine Learning
4 2 (20.00%) Service Design
4 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (20.00%) Statistics
4 2 (20.00%) Use Case
5 1 (10.00%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (10.00%) DevOps
5 1 (10.00%) Fraud Detection
5 1 (10.00%) Front End Development
5 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Kanban
5 1 (10.00%) Open Source
5 1 (10.00%) Push Notifications
5 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) C#
1 4 (40.00%) Java
2 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) Java 8
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (10.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Talend
2 1 (10.00%) WSO2