The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 31 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 34 - 45
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SOA 10 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.81% - 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.40% - 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 0
Median daily rate £381 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £36.25 £49.25
% change year-on-year
+24.13% -26.39%
SOA
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
294 287 302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 82.58% 74.74% 80.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 210 188
Median daily rate £413 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £488 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +3.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 17 29
Median hourly rate £37.25 £40.00 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.87% +1.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £25.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridge region citing SOA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

SOA
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SOA across the Cambridge region.

SOA Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

SOA
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOA across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

SOA Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 31 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for SOA.

1 18 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (57.14%) SQL
3 10 (35.71%) Oracle
4 9 (32.14%) Java
5 8 (28.57%) C#
5 8 (28.57%) .NET
5 8 (28.57%) ASP.NET
5 8 (28.57%) Windows
5 8 (28.57%) OO
5 8 (28.57%) Oracle Database
6 7 (25.00%) Web Services
6 7 (25.00%) SAP
7 6 (21.43%) XML
7 6 (21.43%) UML
7 6 (21.43%) Data Modelling
7 6 (21.43%) Scrum
7 6 (21.43%) Microservices
7 6 (21.43%) SDLC
7 6 (21.43%) RESTful
8 5 (17.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (17.86%) .NET Framework
8 5 (17.86%) Degree
8 5 (17.86%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (17.86%) API Design
8 5 (17.86%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (17.86%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (17.86%) Project Management
8 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
8 5 (17.86%) PL/SQL
8 5 (17.86%) SQL Server

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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 3 (10.71%) JBoss
1 3 (10.71%) Node.js
2 2 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (28.57%) Oracle Database
2 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
2 5 (17.86%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (17.86%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (17.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (10.71%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (10.71%) CouchDB
4 3 (10.71%) MongoDB
4 3 (10.71%) NoSQL
5 2 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (3.57%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Visual Studio
2 4 (14.29%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (10.71%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (50.00%) Architect
2 11 (39.29%) Developer
3 10 (35.71%) Solutions Architect
4 8 (28.57%) .NET Developer
4 8 (28.57%) SQL Developer
5 6 (21.43%) Senior Developer
6 4 (14.29%) Data Architect
7 3 (10.71%) ASP Developer
7 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (10.71%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (10.71%) C# Developer
7 3 (10.71%) Java Developer
7 3 (10.71%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (10.71%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (10.71%) Senior C# Developer
7 3 (10.71%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (10.71%) Senior SQL Developer
7 3 (10.71%) Senior WPF Developer
7 3 (10.71%) SOA Developer
7 3 (10.71%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (28.57%) .NET
1 8 (28.57%) ASP.NET
2 7 (25.00%) Web Services
3 6 (21.43%) RESTful
3 6 (21.43%) XML
4 5 (17.86%) .NET Framework
4 5 (17.86%) HTML
5 4 (14.29%) Java EE
5 4 (14.29%) Middleware
6 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (10.71%) Spring
6 3 (10.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (10.71%) WCF
6 3 (10.71%) WPF
7 2 (7.14%) EJB
7 2 (7.14%) J2EE
7 2 (7.14%) JSP
7 2 (7.14%) REST
7 2 (7.14%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (14.29%) Data Integration
2 4 (14.29%) Data Structures
3 3 (10.71%) N-Tier
4 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.57%) iPad
5 1 (3.57%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 8 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (28.57%) OO
3 6 (21.43%) Data Modelling
3 6 (21.43%) Microservices
3 6 (21.43%) Scrum
3 6 (21.43%) SDLC
3 6 (21.43%) UML
4 5 (17.86%) API Design
4 5 (17.86%) Project Management
5 4 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (14.29%) Data Analysis
5 4 (14.29%) Data Management
5 4 (14.29%) Data Security
5 4 (14.29%) Master Data Management
5 4 (14.29%) Metadata Management
5 4 (14.29%) Web Application Development
6 3 (10.71%) Analytics
6 3 (10.71%) Migration
6 3 (10.71%) MVC
6 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (57.14%) SQL
2 9 (32.14%) Java
3 8 (28.57%) C#
4 5 (17.86%) PL/SQL
4 5 (17.86%) T-SQL
5 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 3 (10.71%) MOM
Vendors
1 10 (35.71%) Oracle
2 7 (25.00%) SAP
3 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
4 3 (10.71%) DevExpress