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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 106 49
Rank change year-on-year +67 -57  
Contract jobs citing SOA 6 18 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 1.58% 1.27% 1.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.81% 1.45% 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 15 8
Median daily rate £344 £280 £256
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.76% +9.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £170 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £460 £411
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £470 £450
% change year-on-year +6.38% +4.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £40.60
% change year-on-year -11.11% +10.83%  

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 332 1238 489
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 87.37% 87.62% 78.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 833 314
Median daily rate £380 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.92% -13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 66 34
Median hourly rate £34.00 £28.00 £15.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.42% +81.08%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £26.00 £12.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £36.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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
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 24 June 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
Sunderland - 4 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne +65 2 £344 +22.76% 4
SOA
North East

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 11 (73.33%) TDD
2 10 (66.67%) Java
3 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (53.33%) Spring
4 8 (53.33%) JavaScript
5 7 (46.67%) SOAP
5 7 (46.67%) Java EE
6 6 (40.00%) MVC
6 6 (40.00%) JUnit
6 6 (40.00%) HTML
6 6 (40.00%) Web Application Development
6 6 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (33.33%) SignalR
7 5 (33.33%) Mobile App
7 5 (33.33%) GeoServer
7 5 (33.33%) .NET
7 5 (33.33%) XML
7 5 (33.33%) GIS
8 4 (26.67%) Web Development
8 4 (26.67%) jQuery
8 4 (26.67%) HTML5
8 4 (26.67%) CSS
8 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
8 4 (26.67%) Windows
8 4 (26.67%) Mobile Application Development
8 4 (26.67%) SDLC
8 4 (26.67%) AngularJS
9 3 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (20.00%) NServiceBus
9 3 (20.00%) Entity Framework

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 (33.33%) GeoServer
2 3 (20.00%) NServiceBus
3 2 (13.33%) JBoss
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) GIS
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) JUnit
2 2 (13.33%) jMock
2 2 (13.33%) Mockito
General
1 1 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (46.67%) Java Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Software Developer
4 3 (20.00%) .NET Developer
4 3 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (20.00%) C# Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Web Developer
5 2 (13.33%) .NET Software Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Android Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Angular Developer
5 2 (13.33%) C# Software Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (13.33%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (13.33%) HTML Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Java Web Developer
5 2 (13.33%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (6.67%) iOS Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Middleware Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) Spring
2 7 (46.67%) Java EE
2 7 (46.67%) SOAP
3 6 (40.00%) HTML
4 5 (33.33%) .NET
4 5 (33.33%) SignalR
4 5 (33.33%) XML
5 4 (26.67%) AngularJS
5 4 (26.67%) CSS
5 4 (26.67%) HTML5
5 4 (26.67%) jQuery
6 3 (20.00%) .NET Framework
6 3 (20.00%) Entity Framework
6 3 (20.00%) J2EE
7 2 (13.33%) CSS3
7 2 (13.33%) Node.js
7 2 (13.33%) PhoneGap
7 2 (13.33%) REST
7 2 (13.33%) Sass
7 2 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (33.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Unix
3 2 (13.33%) Android
4 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) TDD
2 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (40.00%) MVC
3 6 (40.00%) Web Application Development
4 4 (26.67%) Mobile Application Development
4 4 (26.67%) SDLC
4 4 (26.67%) Web Development
5 3 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (20.00%) Open Source
5 3 (20.00%) Project Management
5 3 (20.00%) Scrum
5 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 3 (20.00%) UML
5 3 (20.00%) Use Case
5 3 (20.00%) User Stories
5 3 (20.00%) Waterfall
6 2 (13.33%) Open Source Development
6 2 (13.33%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) Java
2 8 (53.33%) JavaScript
3 3 (20.00%) C#
3 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (20.00%) SQL
4 2 (13.33%) VB.NET
5 1 (6.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) PMI Certification
1 1 (6.67%) PMP
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Apigee
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle
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