Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 62 45 61
Rank change year-on-year -17 +16 -23
Contract jobs citing SOA 8 17 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 1.00% 2.56% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.20% 2.96% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 13 8
Northamptonshire median daily rate £405 £475 £563
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.84% -15.56% +25.00%
10th Percentile £356 £350 £479
90th Percentile £744 £595 £625
East Midlands median daily rate £500 £538 £450
% change year-on-year -6.98% +19.44% +5.88%
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 669 574 797
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 83.94% 86.45% 86.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 490 358 569
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -4.76% -1.18%
10th Percentile £305 £220 £225
90th Percentile £556 £550 £575
East Midlands median daily rate £405 £388 £400
% change year-on-year +4.39% -3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 20
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £14.31 £11.17 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.11% -15.70% -20.90%
10th Percentile £11.43 £10.29 £10.48
90th Percentile £19.38 £13.90 £32.95
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.76 £15.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -4.79% +10.71% -12.12%

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 14 December 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 14 December 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 4 £400 -8.57% 2
SOA
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (75.00%) Microservices
2 5 (62.50%) Scrum
3 4 (50.00%) Java
4 3 (37.50%) .NET
4 3 (37.50%) MSMQ
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) C#
4 3 (37.50%) NServiceBus
4 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (37.50%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (25.00%) Statistics
5 2 (25.00%) Use Case
5 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
5 2 (25.00%) Aerospike
5 2 (25.00%) Machine Learning
5 2 (25.00%) Kafka
5 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
5 2 (25.00%) Banking
5 2 (25.00%) Spring
5 2 (25.00%) OLTP
5 2 (25.00%) JUnit
5 2 (25.00%) SQL
5 2 (25.00%) Case Management
5 2 (25.00%) Java 8
5 2 (25.00%) RESTful
6 1 (12.50%) Technical Leadership

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 3 (37.50%) NServiceBus
2 1 (12.50%) JBoss
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Aerospike
1 2 (25.00%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (25.00%) JUnit
3 1 (12.50%) Bitbucket
3 1 (12.50%) Gradle
3 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 1 (12.50%) LoadUI
3 1 (12.50%) Maven
3 1 (12.50%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (12.50%) Selenium
3 1 (12.50%) SoapUI
3 1 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 2 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (25.00%) .NET Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Lead Architect
3 2 (25.00%) SOA Developer
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Solutions Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Applications Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Lead Solutions Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Senior .NET Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Solutions Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
1 3 (37.50%) MSMQ
1 3 (37.50%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (25.00%) Kafka
2 2 (25.00%) RESTful
2 2 (25.00%) Spring
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
3 1 (12.50%) Ajax
3 1 (12.50%) Angular 2
3 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (12.50%) Entity Framework
3 1 (12.50%) Java EE
3 1 (12.50%) NHibernate
3 1 (12.50%) RAML
3 1 (12.50%) Spring Boot
3 1 (12.50%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (75.00%) Microservices
2 5 (62.50%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) Case Management
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (25.00%) Machine Learning
3 2 (25.00%) Statistics
3 2 (25.00%) Use Case
4 1 (12.50%) BDD
4 1 (12.50%) DevOps
4 1 (12.50%) Fraud Detection
4 1 (12.50%) Front End Development
4 1 (12.50%) Kanban
4 1 (12.50%) Pair Programming
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Push Notifications
4 1 (12.50%) Service Design
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Leadership
4 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) C#
3 2 (25.00%) Java 8
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (12.50%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle