The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 26 36 49
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +13
Contract jobs citing SOA 11 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.20% 1.55% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.94% 1.82% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 1
Median daily rate £588 £500 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% -13.04%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.88% +10.00%
SOA
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
279 330 387
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 81.10% 85.27% 82.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 225 259
Median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 8
Median hourly rate £50.78 £43.97 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.50% +69.09%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +9.09%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing SOA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

SOA
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SOA across the Bedfordshire region.

SOA Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

SOA
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Luton +5 6 £588 +9.30% 1
SOA
East of England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for SOA.

1 27 (52.94%) SOAP
1 27 (52.94%) E-Commerce
2 25 (49.02%) Microsoft
2 25 (49.02%) Microservices
3 23 (45.10%) REST
3 23 (45.10%) C#
4 22 (43.14%) .NET
4 22 (43.14%) Software Engineering
5 21 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (37.25%) Analytical Skills
6 19 (37.25%) Reverse Engineering
7 18 (35.29%) Middleware
8 12 (23.53%) Red Hat
8 12 (23.53%) MS Excel
8 12 (23.53%) ASP.NET Web API
8 12 (23.53%) User Stories
9 11 (21.57%) Low Latency
9 11 (21.57%) Hybrid Cloud
9 11 (21.57%) Data Modelling
10 10 (19.61%) JBoss
11 9 (17.65%) WCF
12 8 (15.69%) Oracle
13 7 (13.73%) TIBCO
13 7 (13.73%) CRM
13 7 (13.73%) TDD
13 7 (13.73%) API Design
14 6 (11.76%) Retail
14 6 (11.76%) Finance
14 6 (11.76%) SAP
15 5 (9.80%) IBM

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 (19.61%) JBoss
2 5 (9.80%) Confluence
2 5 (9.80%) WebSphere
3 3 (5.88%) WebLogic
4 2 (3.92%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.96%) Apache ServiceMix
5 1 (1.96%) Mule
Applications
1 12 (23.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (7.84%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (5.88%) SAP CRM
3 2 (3.92%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.84%) Oracle ODI
2 3 (5.88%) Oracle Database
2 3 (5.88%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 5 (9.80%) JIRA
2 1 (1.96%) ERwin
General
1 6 (11.76%) Finance
1 6 (11.76%) Retail
2 5 (9.80%) General Ledger
3 1 (1.96%) Legal
3 1 (1.96%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 30 (58.82%) Architect
2 21 (41.18%) Developer
3 13 (25.49%) Technical Architect
4 12 (23.53%) Senior Developer
5 10 (19.61%) Designer
6 9 (17.65%) Senior Designer
7 8 (15.69%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (11.76%) .NET Designer
8 6 (11.76%) Middleware Architect
8 6 (11.76%) TIBCO Developer
9 5 (9.80%) .NET Developer
9 5 (9.80%) Senior .NET Developer
9 5 (9.80%) SOA Designer
10 4 (7.84%) Consultant
10 4 (7.84%) Digital Architect
10 4 (7.84%) E-Commerce Architect
10 4 (7.84%) SOA Developer
11 3 (5.88%) Lead Architect
11 3 (5.88%) Messaging Architect
11 3 (5.88%) Middleware Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (52.94%) SOAP
2 23 (45.10%) REST
3 22 (43.14%) .NET
4 18 (35.29%) Middleware
5 12 (23.53%) ASP.NET Web API
6 9 (17.65%) WCF
7 4 (7.84%) .NET Framework
7 4 (7.84%) XML
8 3 (5.88%) JSON
8 3 (5.88%) RESTful
8 3 (5.88%) Web Services
9 2 (3.92%) ActiveMQ
9 2 (3.92%) MSMQ
10 1 (1.96%) Apache Camel
10 1 (1.96%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 19 (37.25%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (21.57%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.92%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.88%) Android
1 3 (5.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (52.94%) E-Commerce
2 25 (49.02%) Microservices
3 22 (43.14%) Software Engineering
4 21 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (37.25%) Reverse Engineering
6 12 (23.53%) User Stories
7 11 (21.57%) Data Modelling
7 11 (21.57%) Low Latency
8 7 (13.73%) API Design
8 7 (13.73%) CRM
8 7 (13.73%) TDD
9 5 (9.80%) AOP
9 5 (9.80%) Data Transformation
10 4 (7.84%) EAI
10 4 (7.84%) Enterprise Architecture
10 4 (7.84%) Migration
11 3 (5.88%) IT Governance
11 3 (5.88%) Logical Data Model
11 3 (5.88%) TOGAF
12 2 (3.92%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 23 (45.10%) C#
2 2 (3.92%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.96%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) QA
2 1 (1.96%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 25 (49.02%) Microsoft
2 12 (23.53%) Red Hat
3 8 (15.69%) Oracle
4 7 (13.73%) TIBCO
5 6 (11.76%) SAP
6 5 (9.80%) Atlassian
6 5 (9.80%) IBM
7 4 (7.84%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (5.88%) BEA
9 2 (3.92%) Apigee
9 2 (3.92%) Mashery
10 1 (1.96%) MuleSoft
10 1 (1.96%) WSO2