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 3 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 57 63 66
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +3
Contract jobs citing SOA 23 30 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.20% 2.31% 2.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.62% 2.89% 2.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 20 18
Median daily rate £550 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £470 £431 £410
% change year-on-year
+9.12% +5.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £38.43 £46.00
% change year-on-year
+23.61% -16.46%
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
878 1038 939
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 84.10% 79.85% 77.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 477 506 520
Median daily rate £400 £365 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +2.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 28 30
Median hourly rate £38.50 £27.50 £15.97
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% +72.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £11.67 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £27.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -1.58%

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 3 May 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 3 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
Milton Keynes -9 17 £550 +22.22%
SOA
South East

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 3 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for SOA.

1 23 (54.76%) .NET
1 23 (54.76%) SOAP
2 21 (50.00%) REST
3 19 (45.24%) Microsoft
4 17 (40.48%) Middleware
5 13 (30.95%) SQL
6 12 (28.57%) WebSphere
7 11 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (23.81%) IBM
8 10 (23.81%) Oracle
9 9 (21.43%) DataPower
9 9 (21.43%) High Availability
9 9 (21.43%) TDD
9 9 (21.43%) JSON
9 9 (21.43%) C#
9 9 (21.43%) XML
9 9 (21.43%) XSD
9 9 (21.43%) Migration
9 9 (21.43%) Red Hat
10 8 (19.05%) MVC
10 8 (19.05%) Java
10 8 (19.05%) E-Commerce
10 8 (19.05%) EAI
10 8 (19.05%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (16.67%) Degree
11 7 (16.67%) Retail
11 7 (16.67%) SAP
11 7 (16.67%) Finance
12 6 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
12 6 (14.29%) N-Tier

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 12 (28.57%) WebSphere
2 6 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 4 (9.52%) JBoss
4 3 (7.14%) MQSeries
5 2 (4.76%) Oracle Service Bus
5 2 (4.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (2.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.90%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (11.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.29%) SSL
2 3 (7.14%) FTP
2 3 (7.14%) HTTP
2 3 (7.14%) HTTPS
2 3 (7.14%) WinSCP
3 1 (2.38%) LDAP
3 1 (2.38%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 3 (7.14%) XMLSpy
2 1 (2.38%) ERwin
General
1 7 (16.67%) Finance
1 7 (16.67%) Retail
2 3 (7.14%) Automotive
2 3 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.76%) Electronics
3 2 (4.76%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (64.29%) Architect
2 15 (35.71%) Developer
3 11 (26.19%) Solutions Architect
4 10 (23.81%) Designer
5 9 (21.43%) .NET Architect
5 9 (21.43%) Technical Architect
6 6 (14.29%) .NET Technical Architect
6 6 (14.29%) E-Commerce Architect
7 5 (11.90%) Senior Developer
8 4 (9.52%) Senior Architect
8 4 (9.52%) Web Architect
9 3 (7.14%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
9 3 (7.14%) Enterprise Architect
9 3 (7.14%) Lead Enterprise Architect
9 3 (7.14%) SAP Architect
9 3 (7.14%) WebSphere Developer
10 2 (4.76%) Digital Solutions Architect
10 2 (4.76%) SOA Solution Designer
10 2 (4.76%) TOGAF Architect
10 2 (4.76%) TOGAF Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (54.76%) .NET
1 23 (54.76%) SOAP
2 21 (50.00%) REST
3 17 (40.48%) Middleware
4 9 (21.43%) JSON
4 9 (21.43%) XML
4 9 (21.43%) XSD
5 6 (14.29%) ASP.NET
5 6 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 6 (14.29%) IBM Integration Bus
5 6 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
5 6 (14.29%) WSDL
6 5 (11.90%) J2EE
6 5 (11.90%) MSMQ
6 5 (11.90%) WCF
7 3 (7.14%) Spring
7 3 (7.14%) Web Services
7 3 (7.14%) XSL
7 3 (7.14%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.43%) DataPower
2 8 (19.05%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (14.29%) N-Tier
3 6 (14.29%) User Experience
4 4 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (7.14%) Data Integration
6 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.38%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.14%) Linux
1 3 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (21.43%) High Availability
2 9 (21.43%) Migration
2 9 (21.43%) TDD
3 8 (19.05%) EAI
3 8 (19.05%) E-Commerce
3 8 (19.05%) MVC
4 6 (14.29%) Load Testing
4 6 (14.29%) TOGAF
4 6 (14.29%) Use Case
4 6 (14.29%) Zachman Framework
5 5 (11.90%) DevOps
6 4 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (9.52%) UML
7 3 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (7.14%) Web Development
8 2 (4.76%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (4.76%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (4.76%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (30.95%) SQL
2 9 (21.43%) C#
3 8 (19.05%) Java
4 2 (4.76%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 7 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.38%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (7.14%) Nagios
Vendors
1 19 (45.24%) Microsoft
2 10 (23.81%) IBM
2 10 (23.81%) Oracle
3 9 (21.43%) Red Hat
4 7 (16.67%) SAP
5 1 (2.38%) Adobe