Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 71 128 82
Rank change year-on-year +57 -46 -22
Contract jobs citing SOA 18 13 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 1.81% 0.67% 1.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.10% 0.75% 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 9 12
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £340 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% +13.33% +13.21%
10th Percentile £383 £335 £278
90th Percentile £488 £430 £428
North East median daily rate £400 £340 £300
% change year-on-year +17.65% +13.33% +13.21%
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 856 1,724 1,251
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 86.20% 88.46% 86.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 623 1,262 846
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +2.56%
10th Percentile £261 £273 £261
90th Percentile £575 £533 £561
North East median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 46 34
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £14.50 £27.50 £19.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -47.27% +41.57% -10.89%
10th Percentile £8.76 £10.65 £11.88
90th Percentile £37.25 £41.50 £28.53
North East median hourly rate £17.30 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -23.11% +32.35% -22.05%

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 February 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 24 February 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 +52 18 £400 +17.65% 3
SOA
North East

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (44.44%) Scrum
2 8 (44.44%) Java
2 8 (44.44%) Oracle
2 8 (44.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 8 (44.44%) DevOps
3 7 (38.89%) Microservices
3 7 (38.89%) Kanban
4 6 (33.33%) AngularJS
4 6 (33.33%) Node.js
4 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 6 (33.33%) C#
4 6 (33.33%) HTML
4 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 6 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 5 (27.78%) Linux
5 5 (27.78%) XML
5 5 (27.78%) KnockoutJS
5 5 (27.78%) Big Data
5 5 (27.78%) Scala
5 5 (27.78%) Hadoop
5 5 (27.78%) HTML5
5 5 (27.78%) Degree
5 5 (27.78%) Apache Spark
5 5 (27.78%) React
6 4 (22.22%) Oracle Database
6 4 (22.22%) JSON
6 4 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (22.22%) XSD
6 4 (22.22%) Web Services

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 8 (44.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (27.78%) Apache Spark
3 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
4 2 (11.11%) Confluence
5 1 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (5.56%) CMS
5 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (11.11%) Boomi
2 2 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (5.56%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (5.56%) PaaS
3 1 (5.56%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) Big Data
1 5 (27.78%) Hadoop
2 4 (22.22%) Oracle Database
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 3 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 3 (16.67%) JIRA
1 3 (16.67%) Subversion
2 2 (11.11%) Eclipse
2 2 (11.11%) GitLab
2 2 (11.11%) Maven
2 2 (11.11%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Architect
1 5 (27.78%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Technical Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Applications Architect
4 1 (5.56%) BizTalk Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Digital Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Digital Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Digital Transformation
4 1 (5.56%) Digital Transformation Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) AngularJS
1 6 (33.33%) HTML
1 6 (33.33%) Node.js
2 5 (27.78%) HTML5
2 5 (27.78%) KnockoutJS
2 5 (27.78%) React
2 5 (27.78%) XML
3 4 (22.22%) JSON
3 4 (22.22%) Web Services
3 4 (22.22%) XSD
4 3 (16.67%) Middleware
4 3 (16.67%) REST
4 3 (16.67%) SOAP
5 2 (11.11%) CSS
5 2 (11.11%) XSL
5 2 (11.11%) XSLT
6 1 (5.56%) CAML
6 1 (5.56%) Drools
6 1 (5.56%) jQuery
6 1 (5.56%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.56%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (5.56%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Linux
2 4 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (16.67%) Windows
4 2 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (44.44%) DevOps
2 8 (44.44%) Scrum
3 7 (38.89%) Kanban
3 7 (38.89%) Microservices
4 6 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 3 (16.67%) Data Management
5 3 (16.67%) E-business
5 3 (16.67%) ITIL
5 3 (16.67%) ITIL V3
5 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 3 (16.67%) UML
6 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
6 2 (11.11%) EAI
6 2 (11.11%) OOA/OOD
6 2 (11.11%) SDLC
6 2 (11.11%) Server Virtualisation
6 2 (11.11%) Task Automation
6 2 (11.11%) TDD
6 2 (11.11%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) Java
2 6 (33.33%) C#
2 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 5 (27.78%) Scala
4 3 (16.67%) Python
4 3 (16.67%) SQL
5 2 (11.11%) Perl
5 2 (11.11%) PL/SQL
5 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
5 2 (11.11%) XPath
5 2 (11.11%) XQuery
6 1 (5.56%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Puppet
1 2 (11.11%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Oracle
2 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (22.22%) Red Hat
4 2 (11.11%) Dell
4 2 (11.11%) OpenText
5 1 (5.56%) IBM
5 1 (5.56%) MuleSoft
5 1 (5.56%) TIBCO