Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 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 19 November 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 of England > Suffolk
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 46 35
Rank change year-on-year +15 -11 +15
Contract jobs citing SOA 5 3 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 1.56% 0.64% 3.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.93% 0.77% 3.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 9
Suffolk median daily rate £500 £515 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.91% -6.36% -
10th Percentile £463 £502 £444
90th Percentile £523 £541 £590
East of England median daily rate £513 £463 £525
% change year-on-year +10.81% -11.90% -4.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Suffolk median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 £42.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year -6.43% +6.88% -20.00%

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 Suffolk with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Suffolk
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 259 390 367
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 80.94% 83.33% 79.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 238 254
Suffolk median daily rate £400 £425 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +4.29% +0.62%
10th Percentile £240 £254 £263
90th Percentile £573 £550 £536
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 8
Suffolk median hourly rate £19.75 £18.39 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.42% +41.42% -
10th Percentile £11.27 £13.65 £11.10
90th Percentile £36.63 £45.60 £16.13
East of England median hourly rate £31.03 £31.48 £25.00
% change year-on-year -1.41% +25.90% +3.65%

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

Job postings citing SOA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Suffolk.

Job vacancy trend for SOA in Suffolk

SOA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SOA in Suffolk

SOA
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the Suffolk region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
Ipswich +3 4 £488 -5.34%
SOA
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for SOA.

1 3 (60.00%) Java
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) Scrum
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Software Delivery
2 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) UML
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (40.00%) REST
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Neo4j
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (20.00%) Big Data
3 1 (20.00%) Web Application Development
3 1 (20.00%) IaaS
3 1 (20.00%) Apache Pig
3 1 (20.00%) Gradle
3 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (20.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (20.00%) Apache Camel
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Microservices
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (20.00%) Groovy
3 1 (20.00%) DataPower
3 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server

SOA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Suffolk 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 1 (20.00%) Apache Pig
1 1 (20.00%) JBoss
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Application Server
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) IaaS
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (20.00%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 1 (20.00%) Apache Hive
1 1 (20.00%) Big Data
1 1 (20.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (20.00%) Neo4j
1 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) Gradle
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) .NET Project Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Delivery Project Manager
1 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Project Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Software Delivery Project Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Software Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Azure Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Azure DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Digital Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Digital Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) J2EE Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 1 (20.00%) NoSQL Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) REST
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) Ajax
3 1 (20.00%) Apache Camel
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (20.00%) J2EE
3 1 (20.00%) Java EE
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) OSGi
3 1 (20.00%) SOAP
3 1 (20.00%) Spring
3 1 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (20.00%) WCF
3 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (20.00%) DataPower
1 1 (20.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (40.00%) Software Delivery
2 2 (40.00%) UML
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Deployment
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Microservices
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) Web Application Development
3 1 (20.00%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) MCP
1 1 (20.00%) MCSD
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) IBM
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle