Period
to 26 May 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 26 May 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
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 53 51
Rank change year-on-year +3 -2 -3
Contract jobs citing SOA 14 15 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 1.93% 1.92% 1.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.24% 2.36% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 10
Northamptonshire median daily rate £350 £525 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +16.67% +38.46%
10th Percentile £320 £348 £409
90th Percentile £500 £583 £526
East Midlands median daily rate £350 £478 £450
% change year-on-year -26.70% +6.11% +30.43%
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 626 636 615
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 86.23% 81.43% 88.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 367 419 458
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% -3.44%
10th Percentile £288 £258 £263
90th Percentile £538 £557 £575
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year +1.27% +5.33% +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 6
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £11.17 £14.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.61% +9.62% -22.56%
10th Percentile £10.29 £10.50 £10.63
90th Percentile £47.50 £38.78 £35.63
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.00 £16.03 £17.50
% change year-on-year +6.08% -8.43% +4.48%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +1 11 £350 -17.65% 2
SOA
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 8 (57.14%) Microservices
2 6 (42.86%) Web Services
3 5 (35.71%) C#
3 5 (35.71%) .NET
3 5 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (35.71%) Docker
3 5 (35.71%) DevOps
3 5 (35.71%) Deployment Automation
3 5 (35.71%) PaaS
3 5 (35.71%) SIEM
4 4 (28.57%) Entity Framework
4 4 (28.57%) SaaS
4 4 (28.57%) Puppet
4 4 (28.57%) NServiceBus
4 4 (28.57%) IaaS
4 4 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (28.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 4 (28.57%) DDoS Mitigation
4 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
4 4 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (28.57%) Firewall
4 4 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (28.57%) .NET Framework
4 4 (28.57%) JSON
4 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
4 4 (28.57%) MVC
4 4 (28.57%) MSMQ
4 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
5 3 (21.43%) XML

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 (28.57%) NServiceBus
2 1 (7.14%) Confluence
2 1 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (7.14%) JBoss
2 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
2 1 (7.14%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (35.71%) PaaS
2 4 (28.57%) IaaS
2 4 (28.57%) SaaS
3 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (7.14%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (7.14%) Amazon S3
4 1 (7.14%) Route 53
4 1 (7.14%) Stackdriver
4 1 (7.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) Big Data
2 1 (7.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 4 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (21.43%) Jenkins
3 1 (7.14%) Cobertura
3 1 (7.14%) JBehave
3 1 (7.14%) JIRA
3 1 (7.14%) JUnit
3 1 (7.14%) Maven
3 1 (7.14%) MSI
3 1 (7.14%) NUnit
3 1 (7.14%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (7.14%) Subversion
General
1 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) C# Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Integration Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Senior C# Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.14%) .NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Agile .NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) DevOps Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) Web Services
2 5 (35.71%) .NET
3 4 (28.57%) .NET Framework
3 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 4 (28.57%) Entity Framework
3 4 (28.57%) JSON
3 4 (28.57%) MSMQ
4 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (21.43%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (21.43%) REST
4 3 (21.43%) SOAP
4 3 (21.43%) XML
5 2 (14.29%) Middleware
6 1 (7.14%) Ajax
6 1 (7.14%) CSS
6 1 (7.14%) Hibernate
6 1 (7.14%) Java EE
6 1 (7.14%) NHibernate
6 1 (7.14%) Spring
6 1 (7.14%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Unix
2 1 (7.14%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Microservices
2 5 (35.71%) Deployment Automation
2 5 (35.71%) DevOps
2 5 (35.71%) SIEM
3 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 4 (28.57%) DDoS Mitigation
3 4 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (28.57%) MVC
4 3 (21.43%) Security Operations
5 2 (14.29%) BDD
5 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (14.29%) Identity Management
5 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (7.14%) ETL
6 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
6 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Scrum
6 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (7.14%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) C#
2 3 (21.43%) C
3 2 (14.29%) Bash Shell
3 2 (14.29%) Java
3 2 (14.29%) Python
3 2 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
4 1 (7.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) Docker
2 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (28.57%) Puppet
2 1 (7.14%) BladeLogic
2 1 (7.14%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Atlassian
1 1 (7.14%) Blue Coat
1 1 (7.14%) Cloudera
1 1 (7.14%) Dynatrace
1 1 (7.14%) IBM
1 1 (7.14%) Infoblox
1 1 (7.14%) McAfee
1 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
1 1 (7.14%) ServiceNow
1 1 (7.14%) Splunk
1 1 (7.14%) Symantec
1 1 (7.14%) Talend
1 1 (7.14%) WSO2