The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 60 41 53
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +12
Contract jobs citing SOA 26 41 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.13% 3.93% 1.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.75% 5.18% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 26 9
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£415 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.77% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £384 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £520 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +13.97%
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
944 792 602
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 77.38% 76.01% 74.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 495 432 291
Average daily rate £375 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £263 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 17 42
Average hourly rate £18.50 £15.99 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.73% -11.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £14.23 £11.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.75 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SOA across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 February 2015.

SOA Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

SOA
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. 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
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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
Milton Keynes -23 22 £415 -7.77% 3
High Wycombe - - - -
SOA
South East

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 23 (56.10%) .NET
2 22 (53.66%) C#
3 21 (51.22%) SQL Server
4 20 (48.78%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (48.78%) WCF
5 18 (43.90%) Automated Testing
5 18 (43.90%) Scrum
5 18 (43.90%) NUnit
6 16 (39.02%) TDD
6 16 (39.02%) OO
7 15 (36.59%) Team Foundation Server
8 14 (34.15%) Oracle
8 14 (34.15%) OOD
9 13 (31.71%) MVC
10 12 (29.27%) jQuery
10 12 (29.27%) Kentico
10 12 (29.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 11 (26.83%) Oracle Database
11 11 (26.83%) CMS
11 11 (26.83%) SQL
11 11 (26.83%) Visual Studio
12 10 (24.39%) Java
12 10 (24.39%) SharePoint
13 8 (19.51%) Oracle Database 11g
14 7 (17.07%) .NET Framework
14 7 (17.07%) Finance
15 6 (14.63%) Selenium
16 5 (12.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 5 (12.20%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 5 (12.20%) Oracle EBS R12

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 12 (29.27%) Kentico
2 11 (26.83%) CMS
3 10 (24.39%) SharePoint
4 5 (12.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 5 (12.20%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (7.32%) WebSphere
6 2 (4.88%) SAS
7 1 (2.44%) Adobe CQ
7 1 (2.44%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (2.44%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (12.20%) Oracle Financials
1 5 (12.20%) Oracle 11i
1 5 (12.20%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (12.20%) Oracle Applications
1 5 (12.20%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (4.88%) ResourceLink
3 1 (2.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) LDAP
1 1 (2.44%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (51.22%) SQL Server
2 11 (26.83%) Oracle Database
3 8 (19.51%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (12.20%) Oracle Database 10g
4 5 (12.20%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (4.88%) Ingres
6 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (43.90%) NUnit
2 15 (36.59%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (26.83%) Visual Studio
4 6 (14.63%) Selenium
5 5 (12.20%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (4.88%) TeamCity
6 2 (4.88%) MSBuild
6 2 (4.88%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (2.44%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (17.07%) Finance
2 2 (4.88%) Back Office
2 2 (4.88%) Retail
3 1 (2.44%) Marketing
3 1 (2.44%) Electronics
3 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.44%) Automotive
3 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (56.10%) Developer
2 13 (31.71%) .NET Developer
2 13 (31.71%) Architect
3 7 (17.07%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (12.20%) Oracle Architect
5 4 (9.76%) Digital Architect
5 4 (9.76%) Digital Solutions Architect
6 3 (7.32%) Configuration Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Technical Architect
6 3 (7.32%) Oracle Technical Architect
7 2 (4.88%) Analyst Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Software Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (4.88%) WebSphere Architect
7 2 (4.88%) Oracle Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.44%) Business Solution Architect
8 1 (2.44%) CMS Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (56.10%) .NET
2 20 (48.78%) WCF
3 12 (29.27%) jQuery
3 12 (29.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 7 (17.07%) .NET Framework
5 5 (12.20%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 5 (12.20%) Middleware
6 4 (9.76%) SOAP
7 3 (7.32%) Web Services
7 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET
7 3 (7.32%) REST
7 3 (7.32%) HTML
8 2 (4.88%) XML
8 2 (4.88%) XHTML
8 2 (4.88%) JMS
9 1 (2.44%) WSDL
9 1 (2.44%) SAML
9 1 (2.44%) JAAS
9 1 (2.44%) Hibernate
9 1 (2.44%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.88%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.88%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.44%) DTV
3 1 (2.44%) CMDB
3 1 (2.44%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.88%) UNIX
1 2 (4.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (48.78%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (43.90%) Scrum
2 18 (43.90%) Automated Testing
3 16 (39.02%) TDD
3 16 (39.02%) OO
4 14 (34.15%) OOD
5 13 (31.71%) MVC
6 5 (12.20%) Workflow
6 5 (12.20%) Migration
6 5 (12.20%) Configuration Management
6 5 (12.20%) Project Management
6 5 (12.20%) Strategic Management
7 4 (9.76%) Release Management
7 4 (9.76%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (7.32%) Content Management
8 3 (7.32%) EAI
9 2 (4.88%) UML
9 2 (4.88%) E-Commerce
9 2 (4.88%) Data Analysis
9 2 (4.88%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 22 (53.66%) C#
2 11 (26.83%) SQL
3 10 (24.39%) Java
4 5 (12.20%) JavaScript
4 5 (12.20%) PL/SQL
5 2 (4.88%) C
5 2 (4.88%) C++
5 2 (4.88%) COBOL
5 2 (4.88%) Perl
5 2 (4.88%) PHP
5 2 (4.88%) VB
5 2 (4.88%) VB6
5 2 (4.88%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.44%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 4 (9.76%) Degree
2 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) Tivoli
1 1 (2.44%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (34.15%) Oracle
2 5 (12.20%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.88%) IBM
3 2 (4.88%) Northgate
4 1 (2.44%) Adobe
4 1 (2.44%) SAP
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