The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 43 69 53
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -16
Contract jobs citing SOA 32 23 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 3.41% 1.88% 2.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.08% 2.35% 2.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 19 22
Median daily rate £425 £450 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -4.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £365 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £470 £450 £416
% change year-on-year
+4.44% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £40.60 £43.25
% change year-on-year
+10.83% -6.12%
SOA
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
785 980 1000
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 83.60% 80.20% 77.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 426 514 599
Median daily rate £400 £388 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 22 38
Median hourly rate £12.00 £26.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.84% +30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.12 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

SOA
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

SOA Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

SOA
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOA across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016.

SOA Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

SOA
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SOA across the Buckinghamshire region.

SOA Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

SOA
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
Milton Keynes +14 18 £488 +11.42% 2
Aylesbury +3 5 £350 -
SOA
South East

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for SOA.

1 27 (49.09%) .NET
2 22 (40.00%) Java
3 19 (34.55%) Middleware
4 18 (32.73%) SOAP
5 17 (30.91%) REST
6 16 (29.09%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (27.27%) Microsoft
8 14 (25.45%) IBM
8 14 (25.45%) C#
8 14 (25.45%) TDD
9 13 (23.64%) MVC
9 13 (23.64%) WebSphere
9 13 (23.64%) J2EE
9 13 (23.64%) ASP.NET
9 13 (23.64%) ASP.NET MVC
10 12 (21.82%) SQL
11 11 (20.00%) EAI
11 11 (20.00%) XML
12 10 (18.18%) Web Services
12 10 (18.18%) SQL Server
12 10 (18.18%) IBM Integration Bus
12 10 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
13 9 (16.36%) Spring
13 9 (16.36%) UML
14 8 (14.55%) SharePoint
14 8 (14.55%) Red Hat
14 8 (14.55%) High Availability
14 8 (14.55%) Microservices
14 8 (14.55%) DataPower
15 7 (12.73%) Domain-Driven Design

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 13 (23.64%) WebSphere
2 8 (14.55%) SharePoint
3 6 (10.91%) JBoss
4 3 (5.45%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.27%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (7.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.91%) SSL
2 3 (5.45%) FTP
2 3 (5.45%) HTTP
2 3 (5.45%) HTTPS
2 3 (5.45%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.64%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.82%) DB2
3 1 (1.82%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 4 (7.27%) JUnit
2 3 (5.45%) XMLSpy
3 1 (1.82%) ERwin
3 1 (1.82%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.82%) JIRA
3 1 (1.82%) Maven
General
1 7 (12.73%) Finance
2 6 (10.91%) Marketing
3 5 (9.09%) Retail
4 1 (1.82%) Automotive
4 1 (1.82%) Banking
4 1 (1.82%) Electronics
4 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (50.91%) Developer
2 26 (47.27%) Architect
3 12 (21.82%) Solutions Architect
4 10 (18.18%) Java Developer
4 10 (18.18%) Technical Architect
5 9 (16.36%) .NET Architect
6 8 (14.55%) Designer
6 8 (14.55%) Senior Developer
7 6 (10.91%) .NET Technical Architect
7 6 (10.91%) Web Architect
8 5 (9.09%) Cloud Developer
8 5 (9.09%) E-Commerce Architect
8 5 (9.09%) EPiServer Developer
8 5 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
9 4 (7.27%) Integration Architect
9 4 (7.27%) Senior Architect
10 3 (5.45%) .NET Solutions Architect
10 3 (5.45%) Data Architect
11 2 (3.64%) SAP Architect
11 2 (3.64%) SOA Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (49.09%) .NET
2 19 (34.55%) Middleware
3 18 (32.73%) SOAP
4 17 (30.91%) REST
5 13 (23.64%) ASP.NET
5 13 (23.64%) ASP.NET MVC
5 13 (23.64%) J2EE
6 11 (20.00%) XML
7 10 (18.18%) IBM Integration Bus
7 10 (18.18%) Web Services
8 9 (16.36%) Spring
9 7 (12.73%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 7 (12.73%) JSON
9 7 (12.73%) Spring Boot
9 7 (12.73%) WebSphere MQ
9 7 (12.73%) XSD
10 6 (10.91%) CSS
10 6 (10.91%) JMS
10 6 (10.91%) Node.js
10 6 (10.91%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (14.55%) DataPower
3 7 (12.73%) N-Tier
3 7 (12.73%) User Experience
4 4 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (7.27%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.91%) Linux
2 3 (5.45%) Unix
2 3 (5.45%) Windows
3 1 (1.82%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (29.09%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (25.45%) TDD
3 13 (23.64%) MVC
4 11 (20.00%) EAI
5 9 (16.36%) UML
6 8 (14.55%) High Availability
6 8 (14.55%) Microservices
7 7 (12.73%) Domain-Driven Design
7 7 (12.73%) E-Commerce
7 7 (12.73%) Load Testing
7 7 (12.73%) Migration
7 7 (12.73%) Use Case
8 6 (10.91%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (10.91%) Pair Programming
9 4 (7.27%) DevOps
10 3 (5.45%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (5.45%) Scrum
10 3 (5.45%) TOGAF
10 3 (5.45%) Web Development
10 3 (5.45%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 22 (40.00%) Java
2 14 (25.45%) C#
3 12 (21.82%) SQL
4 6 (10.91%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.45%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.82%) C
6 1 (1.82%) Groovy
6 1 (1.82%) Python
6 1 (1.82%) Scala
6 1 (1.82%) VB
6 1 (1.82%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (10.91%) Degree
2 4 (7.27%) SC Cleared
2 4 (7.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.82%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.82%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (5.45%) Nagios
Vendors
1 15 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 14 (25.45%) IBM
3 8 (14.55%) Red Hat
4 6 (10.91%) EPiServer
4 6 (10.91%) Oracle
5 4 (7.27%) SAP