The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire with a requirement for SOA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 25 June 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 / Nottinghamshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 35 41
Rank change year-on-year -10 +6  
Contract jobs citing SOA 6 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 1.49% 2.31% 1.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.73% 2.69% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 3
Median daily rate £425 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £383 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £443 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £470 £450
% change year-on-year +6.38% +4.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £40.60
% change year-on-year -11.11% +10.83%  

SOA is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Nottinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 346 409 409
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire 85.86% 85.74% 86.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 219 248
Median daily rate £400 £415 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.61% +10.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £615 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 5
Median hourly rate £17.85 £14.75 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.01% -70.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.23 £10.88 £30.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £17.50 £51.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire citing SOA as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for SOA in Nottinghamshire

SOA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SOA in Nottinghamshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for SOA in Nottinghamshire

SOA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Nottinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SOA in Nottinghamshire over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SOA in Nottinghamshire

SOA
Contract Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottingham -5 5 £500 +21.21% 4
SOA
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Nottinghamshire region with a requirement for SOA.

1 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (75.00%) Scrum
2 8 (66.67%) TDD
3 7 (58.33%) .NET
4 6 (50.00%) Web Services
4 6 (50.00%) JSON
4 6 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 6 (50.00%) REST
4 6 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (41.67%) Microservices
5 5 (41.67%) Docker
5 5 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (41.67%) SOAP
5 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
6 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 4 (33.33%) Linux
6 4 (33.33%) Python
6 4 (33.33%) HTTP
6 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
6 4 (33.33%) DNS
6 4 (33.33%) SSL
6 4 (33.33%) E-Commerce
6 4 (33.33%) JIRA
6 4 (33.33%) Ubuntu
6 4 (33.33%) CoreOS
6 4 (33.33%) Node.js
6 4 (33.33%) IaaS
6 4 (33.33%) Jenkins
6 4 (33.33%) RESTful
6 4 (33.33%) Kanban

SOA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Nottinghamshire 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 2 (16.67%) Confluence
1 2 (16.67%) nginx
2 1 (8.33%) IIS
2 1 (8.33%) Mule
2 1 (8.33%) Mule ESB
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle BPEL
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (8.33%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) IaaS
1 4 (33.33%) PaaS
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) DNS
1 4 (33.33%) HTTP
1 4 (33.33%) SSL
1 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 4 (33.33%) JIRA
3 2 (16.67%) MSTest
3 2 (16.67%) NSubstitute
3 2 (16.67%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (16.67%) SoapUI
3 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
4 1 (8.33%) Hudson
4 1 (8.33%) Maven
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) E-Commerce Engineer
1 4 (33.33%) Platform Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Developer
3 2 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior DevOps
3 2 (16.67%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) SOA Developer
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Architect
4 1 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Java Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Java Technical Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle SOA Developer
4 1 (8.33%) QA Leader
4 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) .NET
2 6 (50.00%) JSON
2 6 (50.00%) REST
2 6 (50.00%) Web Services
3 5 (41.67%) SOAP
4 4 (33.33%) Node.js
4 4 (33.33%) RESTful
5 3 (25.00%) XML
6 2 (16.67%) Autofac
6 2 (16.67%) WCF
7 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
7 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
7 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
7 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (8.33%) JAX-WS
7 1 (8.33%) Spring
7 1 (8.33%) Spring Boot
7 1 (8.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (8.33%) IVR
2 1 (8.33%) Private Cloud
2 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) CoreOS
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
1 4 (33.33%) Ubuntu
2 2 (16.67%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (8.33%) Unix
3 1 (8.33%) VMS
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (75.00%) Scrum
2 8 (66.67%) TDD
3 5 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (41.67%) Microservices
4 4 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 4 (33.33%) Kanban
5 2 (16.67%) BDD
5 2 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
5 2 (16.67%) DevOps
6 1 (8.33%) Case Management
6 1 (8.33%) CRM
6 1 (8.33%) Defect Management
6 1 (8.33%) Defect Tracking
6 1 (8.33%) Exploratory Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Re-Platforming
6 1 (8.33%) Service Design
6 1 (8.33%) SOLID
6 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 4 (33.33%) Python
2 3 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (8.33%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (8.33%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) XQuery
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Docker
2 1 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (16.67%) Consul
2 2 (16.67%) Kubernetes
2 2 (16.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle