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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 64 38 65
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +27
Contract jobs citing SOA 20 36 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.76% 3.44% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.25% 4.60% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 21 3
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£414 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.64% +6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
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
887 782 581
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 78.15% 74.83% 75.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 455 436 269
Average daily rate £375 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 25 40
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.88 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.84% -29.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.25 £10.89 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £40.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -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 23 January 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 23 January 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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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 -18 16 £415 -2.35% 2
High Wycombe - 1 - -
SOA
South East

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 24 (63.16%) C#
2 22 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (57.89%) WCF
3 21 (55.26%) .NET
4 20 (52.63%) Scrum
5 19 (50.00%) NUnit
5 19 (50.00%) Automated Testing
5 19 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 19 (50.00%) OO
6 17 (44.74%) TDD
6 17 (44.74%) Team Foundation Server
7 13 (34.21%) jQuery
7 13 (34.21%) MVC
7 13 (34.21%) Visual Studio
7 13 (34.21%) Oracle
7 13 (34.21%) OOD
8 12 (31.58%) CMS
9 11 (28.95%) Kentico
9 11 (28.95%) Oracle Database
9 11 (28.95%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 8 (21.05%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 8 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (21.05%) Oracle Database 11g
10 8 (21.05%) SharePoint
10 8 (21.05%) Configuration Management
10 8 (21.05%) SQL
11 7 (18.42%) Java
11 7 (18.42%) JavaScript
11 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
11 7 (18.42%) .NET Framework

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 (31.58%) CMS
2 11 (28.95%) Kentico
3 8 (21.05%) SharePoint
4 7 (18.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (7.89%) WebSphere
6 2 (5.26%) Apache
6 2 (5.26%) SAS
6 2 (5.26%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (2.63%) WordPress
7 1 (2.63%) WebSphere Portal
7 1 (2.63%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (2.63%) Confluence
7 1 (2.63%) Joomla!
7 1 (2.63%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (5.26%) Oracle 11i
1 2 (5.26%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (5.26%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (5.26%) ResourceLink
1 2 (5.26%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (28.95%) Oracle Database
3 8 (21.05%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (5.26%) Ingres
4 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.63%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.63%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 19 (50.00%) NUnit
2 17 (44.74%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (34.21%) Visual Studio
4 7 (18.42%) Selenium
5 3 (7.89%) TeamCity
5 3 (7.89%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (7.89%) MSBuild
6 2 (5.26%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
7 1 (2.63%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (2.63%) WebDriver
7 1 (2.63%) Redmine
7 1 (2.63%) JIRA
7 1 (2.63%) Subversion
7 1 (2.63%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (2.63%) LoadRunner
General
1 7 (18.42%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Back Office
2 2 (5.26%) Marketing
3 1 (2.63%) Electronics
3 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.63%) Automotive
3 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 28 (73.68%) Developer
2 11 (28.95%) .NET Developer
3 5 (13.16%) Software Developer
3 5 (13.16%) Architect
4 3 (7.89%) Configuration Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Technical Architect
5 2 (5.26%) Web Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Senior Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Lead Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Analyst Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Oracle Technical Architect
5 2 (5.26%) WebSphere Architect
5 2 (5.26%) Oracle Architect
6 1 (2.63%) CMS Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Portal Developer
6 1 (2.63%) QA Leader
6 1 (2.63%) Oracle SOA Developer
6 1 (2.63%) SOA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (57.89%) WCF
2 21 (55.26%) .NET
3 13 (34.21%) jQuery
4 11 (28.95%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 8 (21.05%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 7 (18.42%) .NET Framework
7 5 (13.16%) HTML
8 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET
9 3 (7.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (7.89%) JMS
9 3 (7.89%) SOAP
9 3 (7.89%) XML
10 2 (5.26%) Web Services
10 2 (5.26%) CSS
10 2 (5.26%) XHTML
10 2 (5.26%) Spring
10 2 (5.26%) Ajax
10 2 (5.26%) KnockoutJS
10 2 (5.26%) AngularJS
10 2 (5.26%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) N-Tier
2 2 (5.26%) User Experience
2 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.63%) DataPower
3 1 (2.63%) Learning Management System
3 1 (2.63%) Open Source
3 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.63%) CMDB
3 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.63%) VLE
3 1 (2.63%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.26%) UNIX
1 2 (5.26%) Windows
2 1 (2.63%) Android
2 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (52.63%) Scrum
3 19 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 19 (50.00%) OO
4 17 (44.74%) TDD
5 13 (34.21%) MVC
5 13 (34.21%) OOD
6 8 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (21.05%) Configuration Management
7 4 (10.53%) Release Management
7 4 (10.53%) Coaching
8 3 (7.89%) BDD
8 3 (7.89%) Content Management
8 3 (7.89%) Project Management
9 2 (5.26%) E-Commerce
9 2 (5.26%) Data Analysis
9 2 (5.26%) Migration
9 2 (5.26%) Workflow
9 2 (5.26%) Strategic Management
9 2 (5.26%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 24 (63.16%) C#
2 8 (21.05%) SQL
3 7 (18.42%) Java
3 7 (18.42%) JavaScript
4 4 (10.53%) PHP
5 3 (7.89%) PowerShell
6 2 (5.26%) PL/SQL
6 2 (5.26%) Perl
6 2 (5.26%) C
6 2 (5.26%) COBOL
6 2 (5.26%) VB
6 2 (5.26%) VB6
7 1 (2.63%) PHP5
7 1 (2.63%) PHP4
7 1 (2.63%) XQuery
7 1 (2.63%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (2.63%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) SCCM
2 1 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.63%) cPanel
2 1 (2.63%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.63%) Nagios
Vendors
1 13 (34.21%) Oracle
2 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.26%) IBM
3 2 (5.26%) Northgate
4 1 (2.63%) Rackspace
4 1 (2.63%) Splunk
4 1 (2.63%) HP
4 1 (2.63%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.63%) SAP
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