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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 35 36 33
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Contract jobs citing SOA 3 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.03% 3.05% 1.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.31% 3.70% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 6
Median daily rate £500 £550 £556
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £475 £544
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £650 £708
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £469 £450
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 £43.75 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -7.89%
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
229 351 250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 78.42% 82.39% 75.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 234 160
Median daily rate £400 £390 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £539 £556
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 17 18
Median hourly rate £34.50 £45.00 £41.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.33% +7.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £17.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £65.00 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% +39.80%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
1 11 (61.11%) CRM
1 11 (61.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (55.56%) Oracle
2 10 (55.56%) SaaS
2 10 (55.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 7 (38.89%) RESTful
4 6 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
4 6 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (33.33%) Middleware
4 6 (33.33%) Performance Optimisation
4 6 (33.33%) Service Design
4 6 (33.33%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
5 5 (27.78%) Order to Cash
5 5 (27.78%) BigMachines
5 5 (27.78%) SAP HANA
5 5 (27.78%) Web Services
5 5 (27.78%) ERP
5 5 (27.78%) SAP
5 5 (27.78%) Billing
6 4 (22.22%) .NET
6 4 (22.22%) Marketing
6 4 (22.22%) Business Continuity
6 4 (22.22%) Risk Management
6 4 (22.22%) Finance
6 4 (22.22%) Migration
6 4 (22.22%) SQL
6 4 (22.22%) ITIL
6 4 (22.22%) C#

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 10 (55.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (11.11%) IIS
Business Applications
1 11 (61.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (27.78%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 10 (55.56%) SaaS
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) SAP HANA
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 2 (11.11%) JMeter
1 2 (11.11%) JUnit
2 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (27.78%) Billing
2 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 4 (22.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (77.78%) Architect
2 12 (66.67%) Solutions Architect
3 7 (38.89%) CRM Architect
3 7 (38.89%) CRM Solutions Architect
4 6 (33.33%) Developer
5 4 (22.22%) .NET Developer
6 3 (16.67%) Senior .NET Developer
6 3 (16.67%) Senior Developer
7 2 (11.11%) .NET Architect
7 2 (11.11%) C# Developer
7 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Architect
7 2 (11.11%) Java Developer
7 2 (11.11%) Lead Developer
7 2 (11.11%) Node.js Developer
7 2 (11.11%) Senior .NET Architect
7 2 (11.11%) Senior .NET Enterprise Developer
7 2 (11.11%) Senior Architect
7 2 (11.11%) Senior Enterprise Architect
7 2 (11.11%) Technical Developer
7 2 (11.11%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) RESTful
2 6 (33.33%) Middleware
3 5 (27.78%) Web Services
4 4 (22.22%) .NET
5 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET
5 3 (16.67%) REST
5 3 (16.67%) XML
6 2 (11.11%) JSON
6 2 (11.11%) Node.js
6 2 (11.11%) SOAP
6 2 (11.11%) Spring
6 2 (11.11%) Spring Boot
7 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
7 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
7 1 (5.56%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) N-Tier
2 1 (5.56%) Augmented Reality
2 1 (5.56%) Biometrics
2 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) CRM
2 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 6 (33.33%) Performance Optimisation
2 6 (33.33%) Service Design
2 6 (33.33%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
2 6 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (27.78%) ERP
3 5 (27.78%) Order to Cash
4 4 (22.22%) API Design
4 4 (22.22%) Business Continuity
4 4 (22.22%) Business Continuity Management
4 4 (22.22%) Data Modelling
4 4 (22.22%) ITIL
4 4 (22.22%) Migration
4 4 (22.22%) Risk Management
4 4 (22.22%) Translating Business Requirements
5 3 (16.67%) TDD
6 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) C#
1 4 (22.22%) SQL
2 3 (16.67%) Java
3 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 10 (55.56%) Oracle
3 5 (27.78%) SAP