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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 58 58 64
Rank change year-on-year
0 +6
Contract jobs citing SOA 13 36 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.57% 2.58% 1.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.93% 3.20% 2.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 18 14
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £343 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £650 £509
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £450 £438
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.50 £41.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.87% +10.00%
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
673 1126 905
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 81.48% 80.83% 76.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 385 645 500
Median daily rate £430 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.68% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £268 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £490 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 30 32
Median hourly rate £32.50 £27.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.37% +63.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.24 £9.48 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £45.00 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 -8 8 £450 +5.88% 1
Aylesbury - 3 £510 -
High Wycombe - 1 £510 - 2
SOA
South East

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 22 (48.89%) Java
2 17 (37.78%) .NET
3 15 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 15 (33.33%) MVC
3 15 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 13 (28.89%) IBM
5 11 (24.44%) Middleware
6 10 (22.22%) EAI
6 10 (22.22%) SOAP
6 10 (22.22%) Web Services
6 10 (22.22%) XML
6 10 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (22.22%) WebSphere
7 9 (20.00%) IBM Integration Bus
7 9 (20.00%) EPiServer
7 9 (20.00%) UML
7 9 (20.00%) XHTML
7 9 (20.00%) CSS
7 9 (20.00%) SQL Server
7 9 (20.00%) J2EE
7 9 (20.00%) C#
7 9 (20.00%) HTML
7 9 (20.00%) JavaScript
7 9 (20.00%) SQL
7 9 (20.00%) Microservices
7 9 (20.00%) Spring Boot
8 8 (17.78%) Node.js
8 8 (17.78%) REST
8 8 (17.78%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (17.78%) Continuous Integration

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 10 (22.22%) WebSphere
2 5 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 4 (8.89%) MQSeries
4 3 (6.67%) JBoss
5 1 (2.22%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) MS Office
1 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.22%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.11%) SSL
2 3 (6.67%) FTP
2 3 (6.67%) HTTP
2 3 (6.67%) HTTPS
2 3 (6.67%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.33%) Relational Database
3 5 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.22%) DB2
4 1 (2.22%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 4 (8.89%) JUnit
2 3 (6.67%) XMLSpy
3 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.22%) JIRA
3 1 (2.22%) Maven
General
1 7 (15.56%) Marketing
2 6 (13.33%) Finance
3 1 (2.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (64.44%) Developer
2 12 (26.67%) Architect
3 10 (22.22%) Java Developer
4 8 (17.78%) EPiServer Developer
4 8 (17.78%) Integration Architect
5 7 (15.56%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (13.33%) Cloud Developer
7 5 (11.11%) Designer
7 5 (11.11%) Senior Developer
8 4 (8.89%) .NET Architect
8 4 (8.89%) Data Architect
8 4 (8.89%) Technical Architect
8 4 (8.89%) Web Applications Architect
8 4 (8.89%) Web Architect
9 3 (6.67%) .NET Technical Architect
9 3 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
9 3 (6.67%) SOA Developer
10 2 (4.44%) .NET Developer
10 2 (4.44%) Senior .NET Developer
10 2 (4.44%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (37.78%) .NET
2 15 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 15 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 11 (24.44%) Middleware
4 10 (22.22%) SOAP
4 10 (22.22%) Web Services
4 10 (22.22%) XML
5 9 (20.00%) CSS
5 9 (20.00%) HTML
5 9 (20.00%) IBM Integration Bus
5 9 (20.00%) J2EE
5 9 (20.00%) Spring Boot
5 9 (20.00%) XHTML
6 8 (17.78%) Node.js
6 8 (17.78%) REST
6 8 (17.78%) Spring
7 6 (13.33%) JMS
7 6 (13.33%) JSON
7 6 (13.33%) WebSphere MQ
7 6 (13.33%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.78%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (15.56%) DataPower
3 5 (11.11%) N-Tier
4 4 (8.89%) Data Integration
4 4 (8.89%) User Experience
5 1 (2.22%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.33%) Linux
2 3 (6.67%) Unix
2 3 (6.67%) Windows
3 1 (2.22%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (33.33%) MVC
2 10 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (22.22%) EAI
3 9 (20.00%) Microservices
3 9 (20.00%) UML
4 8 (17.78%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (17.78%) Domain-Driven Design
4 8 (17.78%) Pair Programming
4 8 (17.78%) TDD
5 6 (13.33%) Migration
6 4 (8.89%) Load Testing
6 4 (8.89%) Service Design
6 4 (8.89%) Use Case
7 3 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (6.67%) Scrum
7 3 (6.67%) Software Engineering
8 2 (4.44%) CRM
8 2 (4.44%) Web Development
9 1 (2.22%) Time Management
9 1 (2.22%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (48.89%) Java
2 9 (20.00%) C#
2 9 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (20.00%) SQL
3 3 (6.67%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.22%) C
4 1 (2.22%) Groovy
4 1 (2.22%) Python
4 1 (2.22%) Scala
4 1 (2.22%) VB
4 1 (2.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (8.89%) SC Cleared
1 4 (8.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) Nagios
Vendors
1 13 (28.89%) IBM
2 9 (20.00%) EPiServer
3 5 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.67%) Oracle
5 1 (2.22%) Axway
5 1 (2.22%) TIBCO