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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 73 48 62
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +14
Contract jobs citing SOA 18 27 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.38% 2.57% 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.81% 3.63% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 5
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£433 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.61% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £235 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £474 £415
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 £47.50 £34.50 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+37.68% +0.72%
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
994 744 570
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 76.23% 70.92% 72.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 564 402 274
Average daily rate £360 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 29 37
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.25 £11.70 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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 -19 14 £450 +14.28% 1
High Wycombe -1 1 - -
SOA
South East

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 21 (56.76%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (54.05%) C#
3 18 (48.65%) .NET
4 17 (45.95%) WCF
5 16 (43.24%) OO
5 16 (43.24%) Scrum
6 15 (40.54%) Oracle
7 14 (37.84%) TDD
7 14 (37.84%) NUnit
7 14 (37.84%) Automated Testing
8 13 (35.14%) SQL Server
9 12 (32.43%) Team Foundation Server
10 11 (29.73%) jQuery
10 11 (29.73%) Visual Studio
11 10 (27.03%) SQL
11 10 (27.03%) MVC
11 10 (27.03%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (27.03%) Oracle Database
12 8 (21.62%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 8 (21.62%) JavaScript
12 8 (21.62%) Configuration Management
12 8 (21.62%) OOD
13 7 (18.92%) N-Tier
13 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
13 7 (18.92%) Java
13 7 (18.92%) Finance
13 7 (18.92%) CMS
13 7 (18.92%) .NET Framework
13 7 (18.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 7 (18.92%) Oracle Database 11g

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (18.92%) CMS
1 7 (18.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (16.22%) Kentico
3 4 (10.81%) WebSphere
4 3 (8.11%) SharePoint
5 2 (5.41%) SAS
5 2 (5.41%) Apache
5 2 (5.41%) WebSphere Portal
6 1 (2.70%) Confluence
6 1 (2.70%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (2.70%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (2.70%) Joomla!
6 1 (2.70%) WordPress
6 1 (2.70%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (5.41%) ResourceLink
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) SSL
1 1 (2.70%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (35.14%) SQL Server
2 10 (27.03%) Oracle Database
3 7 (18.92%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (5.41%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.41%) Ingres
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.70%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (2.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (37.84%) NUnit
2 12 (32.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (29.73%) Visual Studio
4 7 (18.92%) Selenium
5 3 (8.11%) TeamCity
5 3 (8.11%) MSBuild
5 3 (8.11%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (2.70%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.70%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (2.70%) Redmine
6 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.70%) Subversion
6 1 (2.70%) JIRA
6 1 (2.70%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (2.70%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (2.70%) LoadRunner
General
1 7 (18.92%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Back Office
2 2 (5.41%) Marketing
3 1 (2.70%) Electronics
3 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.70%) Automotive
3 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 22 (59.46%) Developer
2 6 (16.22%) Architect
3 5 (13.51%) Software Developer
3 5 (13.51%) .NET Developer
4 3 (8.11%) Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Configuration Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Analyst Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Web Development Manager
5 2 (5.41%) WebSphere Architect
5 2 (5.41%) Web Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Web Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Consultant
5 2 (5.41%) Development Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Senior Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Lead Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (2.70%) WebSphere Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Lead Java Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Release Manager
6 1 (2.70%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (48.65%) .NET
2 17 (45.95%) WCF
3 11 (29.73%) jQuery
4 8 (21.62%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 7 (18.92%) .NET Framework
6 6 (16.22%) ASP.NET
6 6 (16.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 5 (13.51%) HTML
8 4 (10.81%) XML
8 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (8.11%) JMS
9 3 (8.11%) SOAP
9 3 (8.11%) Web Services
9 3 (8.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (5.41%) Backbone.js
10 2 (5.41%) KnockoutJS
10 2 (5.41%) AngularJS
10 2 (5.41%) XHTML
10 2 (5.41%) WebSphere MQ
10 2 (5.41%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) N-Tier
2 2 (5.41%) User Experience
2 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.70%) DTV
3 1 (2.70%) VLE
3 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.70%) CMDB
3 1 (2.70%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.70%) DataPower
3 1 (2.70%) Learning Management System
3 1 (2.70%) Open Source
3 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.11%) UNIX
1 3 (8.11%) Windows
2 1 (2.70%) AIX
2 1 (2.70%) Linux
2 1 (2.70%) zOS
2 1 (2.70%) Android
2 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (56.76%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (43.24%) Scrum
2 16 (43.24%) OO
3 14 (37.84%) TDD
3 14 (37.84%) Automated Testing
4 10 (27.03%) MVC
4 10 (27.03%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (21.62%) OOD
5 8 (21.62%) Configuration Management
6 5 (13.51%) BDD
6 5 (13.51%) Release Management
6 5 (13.51%) Coaching
7 4 (10.81%) Domain-Driven Design
7 4 (10.81%) Content Management
8 2 (5.41%) Data Analysis
8 2 (5.41%) Web Development
8 2 (5.41%) Project Management
8 2 (5.41%) E-Commerce
8 2 (5.41%) PRINCE2
8 2 (5.41%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 20 (54.05%) C#
2 10 (27.03%) SQL
3 8 (21.62%) JavaScript
4 7 (18.92%) Java
5 4 (10.81%) PHP
5 4 (10.81%) PL/SQL
6 3 (8.11%) Perl
6 3 (8.11%) PowerShell
7 2 (5.41%) VB6
7 2 (5.41%) VB
7 2 (5.41%) C
7 2 (5.41%) COBOL
8 1 (2.70%) ActionScript
8 1 (2.70%) XQuery
8 1 (2.70%) PHP5
8 1 (2.70%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (2.70%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 4 (10.81%) SCCM
2 1 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.70%) cPanel
2 1 (2.70%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.70%) Nagios
Vendors
1 15 (40.54%) Oracle
2 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.11%) IBM
4 2 (5.41%) Northgate
5 1 (2.70%) Splunk
5 1 (2.70%) Rackspace
5 1 (2.70%) ClickSoftware Technologies
5 1 (2.70%) HP
5 1 (2.70%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.70%) SAP
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago