Period
to 12 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 12 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)
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 74 76 122
Rank change year-on-year +2 +46 -32
Contract jobs citing SOA 14 17 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 1.46% 1.85% 1.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.63% 2.12% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 20 22
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £500 £400 £321
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.88% +24.71% -1.31%
10th Percentile £470 £400 £170
90th Percentile £530 £489 £500
North East median daily rate £500 £400 £321
% change year-on-year +24.88% +24.71% -26.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - -
North East 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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 860 802 1,964
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 89.68% 87.36% 87.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 612 571 1,392
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £413 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% +10.71% -14.63%
10th Percentile £281 £238 £231
90th Percentile £575 £563 £525
North East median daily rate £400 £375 £355
% change year-on-year +6.67% +5.63% -13.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 29 86
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £14.89 £18.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.51% -32.73% +41.03%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.80 £14.06
90th Percentile £46.10 £50.00 £36.00
North East median hourly rate £14.00 £22.00 £26.54
% change year-on-year -36.36% -17.10% +53.84%

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing SOA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for SOA in Tyne and Wear

SOA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SOA in Tyne and Wear

SOA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SOA in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SOA in Tyne and Wear

SOA
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 12 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -4 13 £500 +24.88% 9
South Shields - 1 £515 -
SOA
North East

For the 6 months to 12 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for SOA.

1 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (92.86%) Continuous Integration
2 13 (92.86%) Jenkins
3 12 (85.71%) Git (software)
3 12 (85.71%) Windows
3 12 (85.71%) Linux
4 11 (78.57%) Python
4 11 (78.57%) Perl
4 11 (78.57%) Test Automation
4 11 (78.57%) Maven
4 11 (78.57%) Ruby
4 11 (78.57%) Puppet
4 11 (78.57%) Ansible
4 11 (78.57%) Docker
4 11 (78.57%) DevOps
4 11 (78.57%) Sonatype Nexus
4 11 (78.57%) Problem-Solving
5 10 (71.43%) Deployment Automation
5 10 (71.43%) Release Automation
5 10 (71.43%) Docker Swarm
5 10 (71.43%) Performance Monitoring
5 10 (71.43%) Infrastructure Management
5 10 (71.43%) User Experience
5 10 (71.43%) Hybrid Cloud
5 10 (71.43%) Application Performance Monitoring
5 10 (71.43%) Elastic Stack
5 10 (71.43%) JIRA
5 10 (71.43%) Riverbed
5 10 (71.43%) Confluence
5 10 (71.43%) Amazon AWS

SOA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 10 (71.43%) Confluence
2 8 (57.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 10 (71.43%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (7.14%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (7.14%) Boomi
3 1 (7.14%) IaaS
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (7.14%) PaaS
3 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) Firewall
1 7 (50.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.14%) Big Data
3 1 (7.14%) DB2
3 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
3 1 (7.14%) MySQL
3 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
3 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.14%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 13 (92.86%) Jenkins
2 12 (85.71%) Git (software)
3 11 (78.57%) Maven
3 11 (78.57%) Sonatype Nexus
4 10 (71.43%) JIRA
5 1 (7.14%) Selenium
5 1 (7.14%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Architect
2 2 (14.29%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 1 (7.14%) AWS DevOps
3 1 (7.14%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Technical Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (71.43%) Elastic Stack
1 10 (71.43%) YAML
2 3 (21.43%) JSON
2 3 (21.43%) Web Services
2 3 (21.43%) XML
3 1 (7.14%) .NET
3 1 (7.14%) CSS
3 1 (7.14%) HTML
3 1 (7.14%) J2EE
3 1 (7.14%) Java EE
3 1 (7.14%) Middleware
3 1 (7.14%) Node.js
3 1 (7.14%) REST
3 1 (7.14%) SOAP
3 1 (7.14%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (71.43%) Hybrid Cloud
1 10 (71.43%) User Experience
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Linux
1 12 (85.71%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) AIX
2 1 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (92.86%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (78.57%) DevOps
3 11 (78.57%) Problem-Solving
3 11 (78.57%) Test Automation
4 10 (71.43%) Application Performance Monitoring
4 10 (71.43%) Change Management
4 10 (71.43%) Configuration Management
4 10 (71.43%) Deployment Automation
4 10 (71.43%) Infrastructure Management
4 10 (71.43%) Kanban
4 10 (71.43%) Performance Monitoring
4 10 (71.43%) Release Automation
4 10 (71.43%) Scrum
5 8 (57.14%) SDLC
6 7 (50.00%) Load Balancing
6 7 (50.00%) Task Automation
7 3 (21.43%) Data Protection
8 2 (14.29%) Microservices
9 1 (7.14%) Collaborative Working
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) Perl
1 11 (78.57%) Python
1 11 (78.57%) Ruby
2 3 (21.43%) SQL
3 2 (14.29%) Java
3 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.14%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 11 (78.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (78.57%) Ansible
1 11 (78.57%) Puppet
2 10 (71.43%) Docker Swarm
2 10 (71.43%) Nagios
2 10 (71.43%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Riverbed
2 8 (57.14%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) Dell