Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 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)
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 119 89
Rank change year-on-year +49 -30 -23
Contract jobs citing SOA 20 32 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 2.17% 1.37% 1.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.52% 1.61% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 26 17
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £292 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.99% -32.87% +53.85%
10th Percentile £396 £170 £256
90th Percentile £489 £500 £550
North East median daily rate £400 £292 £500
% change year-on-year +36.99% -41.60% +76.83%
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 793 1990 1312
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 86.20% 85.37% 85.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 559 1444 877
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £350 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -14.63% +9.33%
10th Percentile £253 £225 £260
90th Percentile £558 £525 £600
North East median daily rate £380 £350 £405
% change year-on-year +8.57% -13.58% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 78 51
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £23.50 £28.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.07% +47.37% +2.62%
10th Percentile £9.70 £13.70 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £36.00 £37.50
North East median hourly rate £23.50 £28.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year -16.07% +62.32% -8.37%

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 24 November 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 6 months to 24 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +53 15 £400 +36.99% 2
Sunderland - 5 - -
SOA
North East

For the 6 months to 24 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for SOA.

1 16 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (75.00%) Java
3 10 (50.00%) XML
4 9 (45.00%) SOAP
4 9 (45.00%) Scrum
4 9 (45.00%) JSON
5 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
5 8 (40.00%) HTML
5 8 (40.00%) DevOps
6 7 (35.00%) TDD
6 7 (35.00%) REST
7 6 (30.00%) AngularJS
7 6 (30.00%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (30.00%) Microservices
7 6 (30.00%) Spring
7 6 (30.00%) Kanban
7 6 (30.00%) Software Engineering
7 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
7 6 (30.00%) C#
8 5 (25.00%) SQL
8 5 (25.00%) .NET
8 5 (25.00%) JUnit
8 5 (25.00%) Web Services
8 5 (25.00%) XSD
8 5 (25.00%) Linux
8 5 (25.00%) Scala
8 5 (25.00%) Hadoop
8 5 (25.00%) HTML5
8 5 (25.00%) Apache Spark
8 5 (25.00%) React

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 (25.00%) Apache Spark
2 4 (20.00%) JBoss
2 4 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (10.00%) CMS
3 2 (10.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (10.00%) WebLogic
4 1 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (5.00%) Confluence
4 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (10.00%) AWS Lambda
2 2 (10.00%) Boomi
2 2 (10.00%) IaaS
2 2 (10.00%) PaaS
2 2 (10.00%) Serverless
3 1 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) Big Data
1 5 (25.00%) Hadoop
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (10.00%) MySQL
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) JUnit
2 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (15.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (15.00%) Subversion
3 2 (10.00%) Eclipse
3 2 (10.00%) JIRA
3 2 (10.00%) Selenium
3 2 (10.00%) Selenium IDE
3 2 (10.00%) SoapUI
3 2 (10.00%) WebDriver
4 1 (5.00%) GitLab
4 1 (5.00%) jMock
4 1 (5.00%) Maven
4 1 (5.00%) Mockito
4 1 (5.00%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Architect
3 4 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Technical Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Android Developer
5 1 (5.00%) BizTalk Developer
5 1 (5.00%) DevOps Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (5.00%) iOS Android Developer
5 1 (5.00%) iOS Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (50.00%) XML
2 9 (45.00%) JSON
2 9 (45.00%) SOAP
3 8 (40.00%) HTML
4 7 (35.00%) REST
5 6 (30.00%) AngularJS
5 6 (30.00%) Spring
6 5 (25.00%) .NET
6 5 (25.00%) HTML5
6 5 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
6 5 (25.00%) Node.js
6 5 (25.00%) React
6 5 (25.00%) Web Services
6 5 (25.00%) XSD
7 4 (20.00%) EJB
7 4 (20.00%) JPA
8 3 (15.00%) CSS
8 3 (15.00%) XSLT
9 2 (10.00%) Middleware
9 2 (10.00%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (10.00%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (10.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (10.00%) Public Cloud
3 1 (5.00%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Linux
2 3 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (10.00%) Unix
4 1 (5.00%) Android
4 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (45.00%) Scrum
3 8 (40.00%) DevOps
4 7 (35.00%) TDD
5 6 (30.00%) Kanban
5 6 (30.00%) Microservices
5 6 (30.00%) Software Engineering
6 5 (25.00%) Web Application Development
7 3 (15.00%) Test Automation
7 3 (15.00%) UML
8 2 (10.00%) Content Management
8 2 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (10.00%) EAI
8 2 (10.00%) Mobile Application Development
8 2 (10.00%) MVC
8 2 (10.00%) OOA/OOD
8 2 (10.00%) Open Source
8 2 (10.00%) Process Management
8 2 (10.00%) Software Delivery
9 1 (5.00%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 15 (75.00%) Java
2 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (30.00%) C#
4 5 (25.00%) Scala
4 5 (25.00%) SQL
5 4 (20.00%) VB.NET
6 3 (15.00%) Python
7 2 (10.00%) Groovy
7 2 (10.00%) PL/SQL
7 2 (10.00%) Shell Script
7 2 (10.00%) XPath
7 2 (10.00%) XQuery
8 1 (5.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) AWS Certification
3 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Puppet
2 2 (10.00%) Ansible
2 2 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (5.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (20.00%) Oracle
3 3 (15.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (10.00%) Dell
4 2 (10.00%) OpenText
4 2 (10.00%) SaltStack
5 1 (5.00%) Apigee
5 1 (5.00%) IBM
5 1 (5.00%) MuleSoft
5 1 (5.00%) TIBCO