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 3 months to 27 March 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)
North East / Tyne and Wear
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 55 38
Rank change year-on-year -16 -17  
Contract jobs citing SOA 9 13 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 1.54% 1.86% 2.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.74% 2.11% 3.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 7
Median daily rate £340 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £440
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £50.39 £35.63
% change year-on-year -15.65% +41.44%  

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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 518 615 357
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 88.55% 88.11% 76.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 360 434 210
Median daily rate £393 £379 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.63% +2.36%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £550 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 18
Median hourly rate £35.00 £16.88 £12.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +107.40% +35.78%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.11 £12.65 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £21.00 £30.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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 3 months to 27 March 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -13 7 £340 +13.33% 6
Sunderland +2 2 - -
SOA
North East

SOA
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for SOA.

1 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (57.14%) SDLC
2 7 (50.00%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Java
2 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (42.86%) HTML
3 6 (42.86%) Unix
3 6 (42.86%) TDD
4 5 (35.71%) Java EE
4 5 (35.71%) Open Source
4 5 (35.71%) GIS
4 5 (35.71%) J2EE
4 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
4 5 (35.71%) GeoServer
4 5 (35.71%) SignalR
5 4 (28.57%) Web Application Development
5 4 (28.57%) Waterfall
5 4 (28.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (28.57%) CSS
5 4 (28.57%) Oracle
5 4 (28.57%) C#
5 4 (28.57%) SQL
5 4 (28.57%) .NET
5 4 (28.57%) MVC
5 4 (28.57%) Scrum
5 4 (28.57%) Internet
5 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 4 (28.57%) HTML5
5 4 (28.57%) Scala
5 4 (28.57%) jQuery

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 5 (35.71%) GeoServer
2 4 (28.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (21.43%) NServiceBus
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.14%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) GIS
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) JUnit
2 1 (7.14%) Ant
2 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.14%) jMock
2 1 (7.14%) Mockito
2 1 (7.14%) Subversion
General
1 1 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) .NET Developer
2 4 (28.57%) C# .NET Developer
2 4 (28.57%) C# Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Software Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Angular Developer
3 3 (21.43%) HTML Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Scala Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Web Developer
4 2 (14.29%) .NET Software Developer
4 2 (14.29%) C# Software Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (14.29%) Java Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Java Web Developer
4 2 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (7.14%) Lead Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Salesforce Developer
5 1 (7.14%) SOA Developer
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) HTML
2 5 (35.71%) J2EE
2 5 (35.71%) Java EE
2 5 (35.71%) SignalR
3 4 (28.57%) .NET
3 4 (28.57%) CSS
3 4 (28.57%) HTML5
3 4 (28.57%) jQuery
4 3 (21.43%) .NET Framework
4 3 (21.43%) AngularJS
4 3 (21.43%) Entity Framework
4 3 (21.43%) SOAP
4 3 (21.43%) Spring
5 2 (14.29%) Ajax
5 2 (14.29%) Angular 2
5 2 (14.29%) CSS3
5 2 (14.29%) Node.js
5 2 (14.29%) OpenLayers
5 2 (14.29%) Sass
5 2 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Unix
3 1 (7.14%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (57.14%) SDLC
2 6 (42.86%) TDD
3 5 (35.71%) Open Source
4 4 (28.57%) MVC
4 4 (28.57%) Scrum
4 4 (28.57%) Waterfall
4 4 (28.57%) Web Application Development
4 4 (28.57%) Web Development
5 3 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (21.43%) Project Management
5 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
5 3 (21.43%) UML
5 3 (21.43%) Use Case
5 3 (21.43%) User Stories
6 2 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (7.14%) Android Development
7 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
7 1 (7.14%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) Java
1 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (28.57%) C#
2 4 (28.57%) Scala
2 4 (28.57%) SQL
3 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
4 1 (7.14%) Apex Code
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
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