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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 55 68 38
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -30
Contract jobs citing SOA 19 20 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.94% 1.69% 4.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.40% 2.15% 5.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 17 23
Average daily rate £575 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.39% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £369 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £668 £470 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £451 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.22% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £35.00 £35.35
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -0.99%
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
793 929 794
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 81.17% 78.53% 76.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 410 478 430
Average daily rate £400 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 27 24
Average hourly rate £15.00 £18.50 £15.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.91% +15.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.75 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £40.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 12 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +4 18 £575 +38.55% 3
SOA
South East

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 27 (54.00%) Oracle
2 24 (48.00%) Middleware
3 20 (40.00%) .NET
4 17 (34.00%) SQL
4 17 (34.00%) Microsoft
5 16 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (28.00%) Finance
6 14 (28.00%) SOAP
6 14 (28.00%) SAP
7 13 (26.00%) C#
8 12 (24.00%) TDD
8 12 (24.00%) REST
9 11 (22.00%) Retail
10 9 (18.00%) E-Commerce
11 8 (16.00%) SQL Server
11 8 (16.00%) Scrum
11 8 (16.00%) MVC
11 8 (16.00%) Zachman Framework
11 8 (16.00%) TOGAF
11 8 (16.00%) Technical Architecture
11 8 (16.00%) Oracle Fusion
12 7 (14.00%) Test Scripting
12 7 (14.00%) WCF
12 7 (14.00%) High Availability
12 7 (14.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 7 (14.00%) hybris
12 7 (14.00%) People Management
12 7 (14.00%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (14.00%) MSMQ
12 7 (14.00%) Red Hat

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 7 (14.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (10.00%) Oracle Service Bus
3 4 (8.00%) JBoss
3 4 (8.00%) WebLogic
4 3 (6.00%) SharePoint
4 3 (6.00%) WebSphere
5 2 (4.00%) Apache
5 2 (4.00%) IIS
5 2 (4.00%) MQSeries
5 2 (4.00%) Oracle BPEL
6 1 (2.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.00%) Wireshark
2 1 (2.00%) LDAP
2 1 (2.00%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.00%) Oracle Database
3 5 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (4.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Fiddler
2 1 (2.00%) ERwin
General
1 14 (28.00%) Finance
2 11 (22.00%) Retail
3 5 (10.00%) Automotive
4 3 (6.00%) Aerospace
4 3 (6.00%) Banking
4 3 (6.00%) Telecoms
5 2 (4.00%) Electronics
5 2 (4.00%) Manufacturing
5 2 (4.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (48.00%) Architect
2 13 (26.00%) Solutions Architect
3 7 (14.00%) Analyst
3 7 (14.00%) Enterprise Architect
3 7 (14.00%) Senior Architect
4 6 (12.00%) Consultant
4 6 (12.00%) Designer
5 5 (10.00%) Developer
5 5 (10.00%) E-Commerce Architect
5 5 (10.00%) TOGAF Architect
5 5 (10.00%) TOGAF Enterprise Architect
6 4 (8.00%) Lead Architect
6 4 (8.00%) Lead Enterprise Architect
6 4 (8.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 4 (8.00%) SOA Designer
7 3 (6.00%) Business Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) Development Manager
7 3 (6.00%) SAP Architect
7 3 (6.00%) Test Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (48.00%) Middleware
2 20 (40.00%) .NET
3 14 (28.00%) SOAP
4 12 (24.00%) REST
5 8 (16.00%) Oracle Fusion
6 7 (14.00%) MSMQ
6 7 (14.00%) WCF
7 6 (12.00%) Web Services
7 6 (12.00%) XML
8 4 (8.00%) .NET Framework
8 4 (8.00%) ASP.NET
8 4 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (8.00%) XSD
9 3 (6.00%) SAP PI
10 2 (4.00%) EDI
10 2 (4.00%) J2EE
10 2 (4.00%) JSON
10 2 (4.00%) Velocity
10 2 (4.00%) WSDL
10 2 (4.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.00%) Data Integration
2 5 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (8.00%) N-Tier
4 3 (6.00%) Digital Media
4 3 (6.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (6.00%) SCADA
4 3 (6.00%) Social Media
5 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.00%) DataPower
6 1 (2.00%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.00%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (24.00%) TDD
3 9 (18.00%) E-Commerce
4 8 (16.00%) MVC
4 8 (16.00%) Scrum
4 8 (16.00%) Technical Architecture
4 8 (16.00%) TOGAF
4 8 (16.00%) Zachman Framework
5 7 (14.00%) High Availability
5 7 (14.00%) People Management
5 7 (14.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (14.00%) Test Scripting
6 6 (12.00%) EAI
7 5 (10.00%) Automated Testing
7 5 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (10.00%) DevOps
7 5 (10.00%) Migration
7 5 (10.00%) OO
8 4 (8.00%) Technical Analysis
8 4 (8.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 17 (34.00%) SQL
2 13 (26.00%) C#
3 6 (12.00%) PL/SQL
4 4 (8.00%) ABAP
5 3 (6.00%) Java
6 2 (4.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (8.00%) Degree
2 3 (6.00%) ISEB
2 3 (6.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.00%) GxP
2 3 (6.00%) Solvency II
3 1 (2.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (6.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (54.00%) Oracle
2 17 (34.00%) Microsoft
3 14 (28.00%) SAP
4 7 (14.00%) hybris
4 7 (14.00%) Red Hat
5 4 (8.00%) Adobe
5 4 (8.00%) IBM
5 4 (8.00%) Informatica
5 4 (8.00%) webMethods
6 3 (6.00%) FatWire
6 3 (6.00%) Guidewire
6 3 (6.00%) MuleSoft
6 3 (6.00%) Pega
6 3 (6.00%) Sitecore
7 1 (2.00%) VMware
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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