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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 24 26 38
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +12
Contract jobs citing SOA 16 10 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 4.72% 3.16% 3.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.63% 3.92% 3.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 16
Median daily rate £438 £588 £588
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.53% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £463 £438
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £41.25 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -13.15%
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
284 255 435
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 83.78% 80.70% 89.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 165 320
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 17 9
Median hourly rate £12.00 £37.50 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.00% -10.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +30.76%

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
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 1 October 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 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 -1 14 £438 -25.53% 2
SOA
East of England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 18 (48.65%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (43.24%) E-Commerce
3 15 (40.54%) C#
3 15 (40.54%) .NET
3 15 (40.54%) Enterprise Architecture
4 11 (29.73%) TOGAF
5 10 (27.03%) Degree
5 10 (27.03%) SQL Server
5 10 (27.03%) Web Services
6 9 (24.32%) SharePoint
6 9 (24.32%) Business Development
6 9 (24.32%) Supplier Management
6 9 (24.32%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (24.32%) NoSQL
6 9 (24.32%) Linked Data
6 9 (24.32%) API Design
6 9 (24.32%) Presales
6 9 (24.32%) Virtual Servers
7 8 (21.62%) REST
7 8 (21.62%) SOAP
8 7 (18.92%) Data Modelling
8 7 (18.92%) Microservices
9 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
9 6 (16.22%) Software Engineering
9 6 (16.22%) Middleware
10 5 (13.51%) General Ledger
10 5 (13.51%) Retail
10 5 (13.51%) Finance
10 5 (13.51%) MS Excel
10 5 (13.51%) Analytical Skills

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 9 (24.32%) SharePoint
2 4 (10.81%) JBoss
3 2 (5.41%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (5.41%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.70%) Apache
4 1 (2.70%) Apache ServiceMix
4 1 (2.70%) Mule
4 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (13.51%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) BusinessWorks
1 2 (5.41%) SAP CRM
1 2 (5.41%) Unit4 Business World
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.03%) SQL Server
2 9 (24.32%) NoSQL
3 4 (10.81%) Oracle ODI
4 3 (8.11%) Oracle Database
4 3 (8.11%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (2.70%) MySQL
General
1 5 (13.51%) Finance
1 5 (13.51%) General Ledger
1 5 (13.51%) Retail
2 2 (5.41%) Marketing
3 1 (2.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 28 (75.68%) Architect
2 19 (51.35%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (13.51%) Developer
3 5 (13.51%) Technical Architect
4 4 (10.81%) Digital Architect
5 3 (8.11%) Consultant
5 3 (8.11%) Middleware Architect
5 3 (8.11%) Oracle Consultant
5 3 (8.11%) Oracle SOA Consultant
5 3 (8.11%) SOA Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) Digital Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Integration Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Lead Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Messaging Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.41%) SOA Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Technical Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Technical Leader
6 2 (5.41%) TIBCO Developer
7 1 (2.70%) SOA Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (40.54%) .NET
2 10 (27.03%) Web Services
3 8 (21.62%) REST
3 8 (21.62%) SOAP
4 6 (16.22%) Middleware
5 4 (10.81%) ActiveMQ
5 4 (10.81%) WCF
6 3 (8.11%) Apache Camel
7 2 (5.41%) Apache CXF
7 2 (5.41%) J2EE
7 2 (5.41%) MSMQ
8 1 (2.70%) .NET Framework
8 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (2.70%) JMS
8 1 (2.70%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (2.70%) Spring
8 1 (2.70%) TIBCO EMS
8 1 (2.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (24.32%) Linked Data
2 5 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.11%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.70%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.41%) Android
1 2 (5.41%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (48.65%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (43.24%) E-Commerce
3 15 (40.54%) Enterprise Architecture
4 11 (29.73%) TOGAF
5 9 (24.32%) API Design
5 9 (24.32%) Business Development
5 9 (24.32%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (24.32%) Presales
5 9 (24.32%) Supplier Management
6 7 (18.92%) Data Modelling
6 7 (18.92%) Microservices
7 6 (16.22%) Software Engineering
8 5 (13.51%) Reverse Engineering
9 4 (10.81%) Logical Data Model
10 3 (8.11%) TDD
11 2 (5.41%) AOP
11 2 (5.41%) CRM
11 2 (5.41%) IT Governance
11 2 (5.41%) Project Planning
11 2 (5.41%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 15 (40.54%) C#
2 2 (5.41%) Java
3 1 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (27.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) QA
System Software
1 9 (24.32%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.81%) Oracle
2 4 (10.81%) Red Hat
3 3 (8.11%) IBM
3 3 (8.11%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (5.41%) hybris
4 2 (5.41%) SAP
4 2 (5.41%) TIBCO
5 1 (2.70%) MuleSoft
5 1 (2.70%) Sitecore
5 1 (2.70%) WSO2
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