Period
to 31 March 2020

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 31 March 2020 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
31 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 39 70 49
Rank change year-on-year +31 -21 +10
Contract jobs citing SOA 1 2 17
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 0.42% 0.26% 2.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 0.29% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 10
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -17.95%
10th Percentile £425 £413 £325
90th Percentile £475 £438 £544
East Midlands median daily rate £510 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +2.00% -0.05% +17.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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 208 684 594
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 87.03% 89.30% 86.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 516 340
Median daily rate £355 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.25% - -
10th Percentile £151 £300 £263
90th Percentile £489 £556 £538
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 9 12
Median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £11.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +34.80% -19.07%
10th Percentile £16.20 £11.68 £10.37
90th Percentile £48.89 £15.51 £44.66
Median hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £15.93
% change year-on-year +17.86% -12.12% -6.43%

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SOA in Northamptonshire

SOA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SOA in Northamptonshire.

Daily rate trend for SOA in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 31 March 2020, 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 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Data Management
1 1 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) Data Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Process Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (100.00%) Robotic Process Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Translating Business Requirements
1 1 (100.00%) Data Lake
1 1 (100.00%) Thought 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Data Lake
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Data Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Data Management
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Process Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Robotic Process Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Thought Leadership
1 1 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (100.00%) Translating Business Requirements
1 1 (100.00%) UML