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 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 59 58 67
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +9
Contract jobs citing SOA 11 14 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.30% 1.48% 1.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.58% 1.83% 2.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 16
Median daily rate £350 £550 £414
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.36% +32.93%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 £29.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+89.65% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £50.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +17.64%

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
695 766 918
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 81.96% 80.89% 80.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 364 388 482
Median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 22 39
Median hourly rate £38.50 £14.20 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+171.12% -5.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £10.19 £8.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £29.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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
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 24 January 2017. 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 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 0 7 £350 -36.36% 1
High Wycombe - 1 - -
SOA
South East

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 18 (72.00%) Java
2 13 (52.00%) Spring
3 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (36.00%) Web Services
4 9 (36.00%) Spring Boot
4 9 (36.00%) Microservices
4 9 (36.00%) Spring Cloud
5 8 (32.00%) TDD
5 8 (32.00%) Pair Programming
5 8 (32.00%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (28.00%) Domain-Driven Design
6 7 (28.00%) Node.js
7 6 (24.00%) RESTful
7 6 (24.00%) Finance
7 6 (24.00%) SQL
7 6 (24.00%) Linux
8 5 (20.00%) EAI
8 5 (20.00%) Oracle
8 5 (20.00%) SOAP
8 5 (20.00%) Middleware
8 5 (20.00%) Git (software)
8 5 (20.00%) Grails
8 5 (20.00%) Unit Testing
8 5 (20.00%) Groovy
8 5 (20.00%) Maven
8 5 (20.00%) Software Engineering
9 4 (16.00%) REST
9 4 (16.00%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (16.00%) Relational Database
9 4 (16.00%) Unix

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 3 (12.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (8.00%) Apache
2 2 (8.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.00%) CMS
3 1 (4.00%) JBoss
3 1 (4.00%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) BusinessWorks
1 2 (8.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (16.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (12.00%) Hazelcast
3 2 (8.00%) MySQL
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 5 (20.00%) Maven
2 3 (12.00%) JIRA
3 2 (8.00%) Bitbucket
3 2 (8.00%) Gradle
3 2 (8.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (8.00%) JUnit
3 2 (8.00%) Mockito
3 2 (8.00%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (8.00%) Spock
4 1 (4.00%) Redmine
General
1 6 (24.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (64.00%) Developer
2 11 (44.00%) Java Developer
3 5 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Architect
4 4 (16.00%) Cloud Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Integration Architect
4 4 (16.00%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (12.00%) Java Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Java Software Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (12.00%) SOA Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Software Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Web Applications Architect
5 3 (12.00%) Web Architect
6 2 (8.00%) .NET Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Data Architect
6 2 (8.00%) Security Manager
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) WCF Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (52.00%) Spring
2 9 (36.00%) Spring Boot
2 9 (36.00%) Spring Cloud
2 9 (36.00%) Web Services
3 7 (28.00%) Node.js
4 6 (24.00%) RESTful
5 5 (20.00%) Grails
5 5 (20.00%) Middleware
5 5 (20.00%) SOAP
6 4 (16.00%) REST
7 3 (12.00%) .NET
7 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET
7 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (12.00%) Java EE
7 3 (12.00%) Play Framework
7 3 (12.00%) XML
8 2 (8.00%) JMS
8 2 (8.00%) TIBCO EMS
8 2 (8.00%) WCF
8 2 (8.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (8.00%) Data Integration
3 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Linux
2 4 (16.00%) Unix
3 3 (12.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (36.00%) Microservices
3 8 (32.00%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (32.00%) Pair Programming
3 8 (32.00%) TDD
4 7 (28.00%) Domain-Driven Design
5 5 (20.00%) EAI
5 5 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 5 (20.00%) Unit Testing
6 3 (12.00%) MVC
6 3 (12.00%) Scrum
6 3 (12.00%) Service Design
6 3 (12.00%) UML
7 2 (8.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (8.00%) CRM
7 2 (8.00%) Dependency Management
7 2 (8.00%) Information Security
7 2 (8.00%) ISMS
7 2 (8.00%) Web Development
8 1 (4.00%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 18 (72.00%) Java
2 6 (24.00%) SQL
3 5 (20.00%) Groovy
4 4 (16.00%) Shell Script
5 3 (12.00%) Scala
6 1 (4.00%) C#
6 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle
2 3 (12.00%) IBM
3 2 (8.00%) TIBCO
4 1 (4.00%) Axway
4 1 (4.00%) EPiServer