The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 5 11 23
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +12
Contract jobs citing SOA 44 42 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 13.02% 11.02% 3.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.67% 13.59% 5.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 37 8
Average daily rate £588 £563 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.44% +18.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £357 £500 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £619 £625 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £466 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.61% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £50.39 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -
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
300 309 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 88.76% 81.10% 68.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 248 111
Average daily rate £438 £475 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 7 8
Average hourly rate £47.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+171.42% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £13.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.68 £22.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SOA across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOA across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

SOA Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

SOA
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +5 34 £588 +6.81% 3
SOA
East of England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing SOA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SOA.

1 39 (59.09%) .NET
2 36 (54.55%) C#
2 36 (54.55%) Software Engineering
3 34 (51.52%) Microsoft
4 28 (42.42%) SOAP
4 28 (42.42%) REST
5 25 (37.88%) Low Latency
6 24 (36.36%) Microservices
7 23 (34.85%) Analytical Skills
7 23 (34.85%) Reverse Engineering
7 23 (34.85%) E-Commerce
8 21 (31.82%) WCF
9 20 (30.30%) Enterprise Architecture
9 20 (30.30%) Hybrid Cloud
9 20 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (27.27%) SQL
11 16 (24.24%) Data Modelling
12 14 (21.21%) MSMQ
12 14 (21.21%) Data Transformation
13 13 (19.70%) MS Excel
14 12 (18.18%) ASP.NET
14 12 (18.18%) API Design
15 11 (16.67%) Confluence
15 11 (16.67%) JIRA
15 11 (16.67%) Atlassian
16 10 (15.15%) Multithreading
16 10 (15.15%) Software Architecture
16 10 (15.15%) Middleware
17 9 (13.64%) Red Hat
17 9 (13.64%) TDD

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing SOA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SOA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (16.67%) Confluence
2 8 (12.12%) Mule
3 7 (10.61%) Apache ServiceMix
3 7 (10.61%) JBoss
4 3 (4.55%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.03%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (3.03%) NetWeaver
5 2 (3.03%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.52%) Apache
Applications
1 13 (19.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.12%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (16.67%) JIRA
2 1 (1.52%) ERwin
General
1 4 (6.06%) Retail
2 1 (1.52%) Finance
2 1 (1.52%) Legal
Job Titles
1 50 (75.76%) Architect
2 25 (37.88%) Technical Architect
3 17 (25.76%) Solutions Architect
4 11 (16.67%) E-Commerce Architect
5 9 (13.64%) Software Engineer
6 7 (10.61%) Developer
6 7 (10.61%) Integration Architect
7 6 (9.09%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
7 6 (9.09%) Messaging Architect
7 6 (9.09%) Senior Architect
8 5 (7.58%) Data Architect
8 5 (7.58%) Enterprise Architect
8 5 (7.58%) Senior Solutions Architect
9 4 (6.06%) Senior Developer
10 3 (4.55%) .NET Architect
10 3 (4.55%) .NET Technical Architect
10 3 (4.55%) Designer
10 3 (4.55%) Enterprise Data Architect
10 3 (4.55%) Senior Designer
10 3 (4.55%) Sitecore Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (59.09%) .NET
2 28 (42.42%) REST
2 28 (42.42%) SOAP
3 21 (31.82%) WCF
4 14 (21.21%) MSMQ
5 12 (18.18%) ASP.NET
6 10 (15.15%) Middleware
7 7 (10.61%) Apache Camel
8 5 (7.58%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (4.55%) .NET Framework
9 3 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 2 (3.03%) ActiveMQ
10 2 (3.03%) BAPI
10 2 (3.03%) SAP ALE
10 2 (3.03%) SAP PI
10 2 (3.03%) SAP XI
10 2 (3.03%) Web Services
10 2 (3.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (34.85%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (30.30%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.55%) N-Tier
3 3 (4.55%) User Experience
4 2 (3.03%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.52%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (54.55%) Software Engineering
2 25 (37.88%) Low Latency
3 24 (36.36%) Microservices
4 23 (34.85%) E-Commerce
4 23 (34.85%) Reverse Engineering
5 20 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (30.30%) Enterprise Architecture
6 16 (24.24%) Data Modelling
7 14 (21.21%) Data Transformation
8 12 (18.18%) API Design
9 10 (15.15%) Multithreading
9 10 (15.15%) Software Architecture
10 9 (13.64%) TDD
10 9 (13.64%) Technical Architecture
10 9 (13.64%) Unit Testing
11 8 (12.12%) AOP
12 7 (10.61%) Open Source
13 5 (7.58%) Logical Data Model
14 4 (6.06%) Portfolio Management
14 4 (6.06%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 36 (54.55%) C#
2 18 (27.27%) SQL
3 2 (3.03%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 8 (12.12%) SC Cleared
1 8 (12.12%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.03%) Degree
2 2 (3.03%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.52%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 34 (51.52%) Microsoft
2 11 (16.67%) Atlassian
3 9 (13.64%) Red Hat
4 7 (10.61%) WSO2
5 3 (4.55%) Sitecore
5 3 (4.55%) TIBCO
6 2 (3.03%) Apigee
6 2 (3.03%) IBM
6 2 (3.03%) Mashery
6 2 (3.03%) SAP
7 1 (1.52%) Oracle
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