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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 9 30 47
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +17
Contract jobs citing SOA 35 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 11.40% 2.64% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.73% 3.13% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 9 1
Median daily rate £590 £613 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.67% +6.52%
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £36.25 £49.25
% change year-on-year
+24.13% -26.39%
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
255 320 354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 83.06% 84.43% 79.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 228 209
Median daily rate £475 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £284 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £614 £613 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 18 9
Median hourly rate £50.78 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.95% +6.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -

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 30 May 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 30 May 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 +8 17 £594 -3.06%
Dunstable - 2 £608 -
SOA
East of England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 41 (54.67%) E-Commerce
2 34 (45.33%) C#
2 34 (45.33%) .NET
3 33 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (42.67%) SOAP
4 32 (42.67%) Software Engineering
5 30 (40.00%) Microsoft
6 29 (38.67%) Microservices
7 28 (37.33%) REST
8 22 (29.33%) Reverse Engineering
8 22 (29.33%) Analytical Skills
9 20 (26.67%) Middleware
10 16 (21.33%) API Design
11 15 (20.00%) Data Modelling
11 15 (20.00%) Low Latency
11 15 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
12 14 (18.67%) Red Hat
12 14 (18.67%) MS Excel
12 14 (18.67%) ASP.NET Web API
12 14 (18.67%) Hybrid Cloud
13 12 (16.00%) JBoss
13 12 (16.00%) User Stories
14 11 (14.67%) WCF
15 9 (12.00%) Technical Architecture
15 9 (12.00%) TDD
15 9 (12.00%) Retail
15 9 (12.00%) SQL
16 8 (10.67%) SAP
16 8 (10.67%) TIBCO
17 7 (9.33%) Software Architecture

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 12 (16.00%) JBoss
2 6 (8.00%) Confluence
3 5 (6.67%) WebSphere
4 3 (4.00%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.67%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.67%) Mule
5 2 (2.67%) NetWeaver
6 1 (1.33%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 14 (18.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.33%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (4.00%) SAP CRM
3 2 (2.67%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.00%) Oracle ODI
2 2 (2.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.67%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 6 (8.00%) JIRA
2 1 (1.33%) ERwin
General
1 9 (12.00%) Retail
2 6 (8.00%) Finance
3 5 (6.67%) General Ledger
4 2 (2.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 46 (61.33%) Architect
2 24 (32.00%) Developer
3 20 (26.67%) Solutions Architect
4 16 (21.33%) Technical Architect
5 12 (16.00%) Senior Developer
6 10 (13.33%) Designer
7 9 (12.00%) E-Commerce Architect
7 9 (12.00%) Senior Designer
8 8 (10.67%) Senior Architect
9 6 (8.00%) .NET Designer
9 6 (8.00%) .NET Developer
9 6 (8.00%) Middleware Architect
9 6 (8.00%) Software Engineer
9 6 (8.00%) TIBCO Developer
10 5 (6.67%) Digital Architect
10 5 (6.67%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
10 5 (6.67%) Integration Architect
10 5 (6.67%) Senior .NET Developer
10 5 (6.67%) Senior Solutions Architect
10 5 (6.67%) SOA Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (45.33%) .NET
2 32 (42.67%) SOAP
3 28 (37.33%) REST
4 20 (26.67%) Middleware
5 14 (18.67%) ASP.NET Web API
6 11 (14.67%) WCF
7 6 (8.00%) ASP.NET
7 6 (8.00%) XML
8 5 (6.67%) .NET Framework
8 5 (6.67%) Web Services
9 3 (4.00%) JSON
9 3 (4.00%) RESTful
10 2 (2.67%) ActiveMQ
10 2 (2.67%) BAPI
10 2 (2.67%) MSMQ
10 2 (2.67%) SAP ALE
10 2 (2.67%) SAP PI
10 2 (2.67%) SAP XI
11 1 (1.33%) Apache Camel
11 1 (1.33%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 22 (29.33%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (18.67%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.67%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.00%) Android
1 3 (4.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (54.67%) E-Commerce
2 33 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (42.67%) Software Engineering
4 29 (38.67%) Microservices
5 22 (29.33%) Reverse Engineering
6 16 (21.33%) API Design
7 15 (20.00%) Data Modelling
7 15 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
7 15 (20.00%) Low Latency
8 12 (16.00%) User Stories
9 9 (12.00%) TDD
9 9 (12.00%) Technical Architecture
10 7 (9.33%) AOP
10 7 (9.33%) CRM
10 7 (9.33%) Data Transformation
10 7 (9.33%) Multithreading
10 7 (9.33%) Software Architecture
11 6 (8.00%) Logical Data Model
11 6 (8.00%) Unit Testing
12 5 (6.67%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 34 (45.33%) C#
2 9 (12.00%) SQL
3 2 (2.67%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 5 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 5 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.67%) Degree
2 2 (2.67%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.67%) QA
2 1 (1.33%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 30 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (18.67%) Red Hat
3 8 (10.67%) SAP
3 8 (10.67%) TIBCO
4 7 (9.33%) Oracle
5 6 (8.00%) Atlassian
6 5 (6.67%) IBM
7 3 (4.00%) BEA
7 3 (4.00%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (2.67%) Apigee
8 2 (2.67%) Mashery
8 2 (2.67%) Sitecore
9 1 (1.33%) MuleSoft
9 1 (1.33%) WSO2
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