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 25 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 26 54 48
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -6
Contract jobs citing SOA 19 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 5.34% 1.71% 1.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.42% 2.09% 2.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 7
Median daily rate £505 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £425 £354
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £450 £429
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +4.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +84.78%
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
296 431 367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 83.15% 81.94% 72.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 289 242
Median daily rate £413 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £264 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 14 23
Median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +63.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £14.00 £20.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.00 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +30.16%

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 25 August 2016.

SOA Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 15 (62.50%) Oracle
2 13 (54.17%) Microsoft
2 13 (54.17%) RESTful
3 12 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (37.50%) CRM
4 9 (37.50%) SQL
4 9 (37.50%) Dynamics CRM
5 8 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (33.33%) C#
5 8 (33.33%) .NET
5 8 (33.33%) SAP
5 8 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 8 (33.33%) Data Modelling
5 8 (33.33%) API Design
6 7 (29.17%) SaaS
6 7 (29.17%) Oracle Database
6 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
7 6 (25.00%) T-SQL
7 6 (25.00%) PL/SQL
7 6 (25.00%) Web Services
7 6 (25.00%) Windows
7 6 (25.00%) Visual Studio
7 6 (25.00%) Middleware
7 6 (25.00%) Scrum
7 6 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
7 6 (25.00%) .NET Framework
7 6 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008

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 (8.33%) IIS
Business Applications
1 9 (37.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (20.83%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 7 (29.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (29.17%) Oracle Database
1 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
2 6 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (20.83%) SAP HANA
4 4 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (8.33%) JMeter
3 2 (8.33%) JUnit
General
1 5 (20.83%) Billing
2 4 (16.67%) Finance
2 4 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (66.67%) Architect
2 11 (45.83%) Solutions Architect
3 10 (41.67%) Developer
4 8 (33.33%) .NET Developer
5 6 (25.00%) SQL Developer
6 5 (20.83%) CRM Architect
6 5 (20.83%) CRM Solutions Architect
7 3 (12.50%) Data Architect
8 2 (8.33%) .NET Architect
8 2 (8.33%) Agile .NET Developer
8 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Architect
8 2 (8.33%) Java Developer
8 2 (8.33%) Lead Developer
8 2 (8.33%) Senior .NET Architect
8 2 (8.33%) Senior .NET Developer
8 2 (8.33%) Senior Architect
8 2 (8.33%) Senior Developer
8 2 (8.33%) Senior Enterprise Architect
8 2 (8.33%) Technical Developer
8 2 (8.33%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (54.17%) RESTful
2 8 (33.33%) .NET
2 8 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 6 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 6 (25.00%) Middleware
3 6 (25.00%) Web Services
4 4 (16.67%) XML
5 2 (8.33%) Java EE
5 2 (8.33%) JSON
5 2 (8.33%) Node.js
5 2 (8.33%) REST
5 2 (8.33%) SOAP
5 2 (8.33%) Spring
5 2 (8.33%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (12.50%) Data Integration
2 3 (12.50%) Data Structures
3 2 (8.33%) N-Tier
4 1 (4.17%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (37.50%) CRM
3 8 (33.33%) API Design
3 8 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 8 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 6 (25.00%) Performance Optimisation
4 6 (25.00%) Scrum
4 6 (25.00%) Service Design
4 6 (25.00%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
5 5 (20.83%) ERP
5 5 (20.83%) Migration
5 5 (20.83%) Order to Cash
6 4 (16.67%) Business Continuity
6 4 (16.67%) Business Continuity Management
6 4 (16.67%) ITIL
6 4 (16.67%) Risk Management
6 4 (16.67%) Translating Business Requirements
7 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (12.50%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 9 (37.50%) SQL
2 8 (33.33%) C#
3 6 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 6 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 4 (16.67%) Java
5 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 15 (62.50%) Oracle
2 13 (54.17%) Microsoft
3 8 (33.33%) SAP