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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 33 54 40
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -14
Contract jobs citing SOA 13 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.56% 0.99% 2.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.19% 1.23% 2.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 7
Median daily rate £475 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £465 £354
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £518 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
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
310 408 336
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 84.93% 80.79% 73.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 297 218
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £488 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 13 23
Median hourly rate £39.75 £52.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.28% +90.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £15.77 £18.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.00 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

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 28 July 2016.

SOA Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (60.00%) RESTful
3 10 (50.00%) SQL
3 10 (50.00%) Oracle
4 8 (40.00%) C#
4 8 (40.00%) .NET
4 8 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 8 (40.00%) API Design
5 7 (35.00%) Oracle Database
5 7 (35.00%) Web Services
5 7 (35.00%) SAP
5 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
5 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
5 7 (35.00%) Data Modelling
6 6 (30.00%) Windows
6 6 (30.00%) T-SQL
6 6 (30.00%) Visual Studio
6 6 (30.00%) PL/SQL
6 6 (30.00%) Scrum
6 6 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (30.00%) .NET Framework
6 6 (30.00%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (25.00%) Service Design
7 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (25.00%) XML
7 5 (25.00%) Java
8 4 (20.00%) Migration
8 4 (20.00%) Degree

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 2 (10.00%) IIS
2 1 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) BigMachines
1 3 (15.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) Oracle Database
1 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (15.00%) SAP HANA
5 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (10.00%) JMeter
3 2 (10.00%) JUnit
General
1 3 (15.00%) Billing
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
1 3 (15.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Architect
2 10 (50.00%) Developer
3 8 (40.00%) .NET Developer
4 6 (30.00%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (30.00%) SQL Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Data Architect
6 2 (10.00%) .NET Architect
6 2 (10.00%) Agile .NET Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Architect
6 2 (10.00%) Java Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Lead Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Node.js Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Senior .NET Architect
6 2 (10.00%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Senior .NET Enterprise Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Senior Architect
6 2 (10.00%) Senior Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Senior Enterprise Architect
6 2 (10.00%) Technical Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (60.00%) RESTful
2 8 (40.00%) .NET
2 8 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 7 (35.00%) Web Services
4 6 (30.00%) .NET Framework
5 5 (25.00%) XML
6 3 (15.00%) Java EE
6 3 (15.00%) Middleware
7 2 (10.00%) JSON
7 2 (10.00%) Node.js
7 2 (10.00%) REST
7 2 (10.00%) SOAP
7 2 (10.00%) Spring
7 2 (10.00%) Spring Boot
8 1 (5.00%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (15.00%) Data Integration
2 3 (15.00%) Data Structures
3 2 (10.00%) N-Tier
4 1 (5.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (40.00%) API Design
3 7 (35.00%) Data Modelling
4 6 (30.00%) Scrum
5 5 (25.00%) Service Design
5 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (20.00%) Migration
7 3 (15.00%) Business Continuity
7 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (15.00%) CRM
7 3 (15.00%) Data Analysis
7 3 (15.00%) Data Management
7 3 (15.00%) Data Security
7 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (15.00%) ERP
7 3 (15.00%) ITIL
7 3 (15.00%) Order to Cash
7 3 (15.00%) Risk Management
7 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
7 3 (15.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) SQL
2 8 (40.00%) C#
3 6 (30.00%) PL/SQL
3 6 (30.00%) T-SQL
4 5 (25.00%) Java
5 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Oracle
2 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (35.00%) SAP