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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 24 42 39
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -3
Contract jobs citing SOA 13 13 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.36% 2.69% 2.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.37% 3.34% 3.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 8
Median daily rate £505 £575 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.17% +21.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £464 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £705
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £463 £438
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £41.25 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -13.15%
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
242 389 305
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 81.21% 80.37% 70.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 252 185
Median daily rate £438 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 15 28
Median hourly rate £28.00 £45.00 £33.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.77% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.65 £14.00 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £65.00 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +30.76%

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 1 October 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 (65.22%) Microsoft
2 14 (60.87%) Oracle
3 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (52.17%) RESTful
4 11 (47.83%) Dynamics CRM
4 11 (47.83%) CRM
5 10 (43.48%) SQL
6 9 (39.13%) SaaS
6 9 (39.13%) API Design
7 8 (34.78%) C#
7 8 (34.78%) .NET
7 8 (34.78%) ASP.NET
8 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
9 6 (26.09%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (26.09%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (26.09%) Performance Optimisation
9 6 (26.09%) Service Design
9 6 (26.09%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
9 6 (26.09%) T-SQL
9 6 (26.09%) Web Services
9 6 (26.09%) PL/SQL
9 6 (26.09%) Visual Studio
9 6 (26.09%) Windows
9 6 (26.09%) Middleware
9 6 (26.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (26.09%) Enterprise Architecture
9 6 (26.09%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (26.09%) Scrum
9 6 (26.09%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (26.09%) .NET Framework

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 (8.70%) IIS
Business Applications
1 11 (47.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (21.74%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 9 (39.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
2 6 (26.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (26.09%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (26.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (21.74%) SAP HANA
4 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database
4 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Visual Studio
2 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.70%) JMeter
2 2 (8.70%) JUnit
General
1 5 (21.74%) Billing
2 4 (17.39%) Finance
2 4 (17.39%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (65.22%) Architect
2 13 (56.52%) Solutions Architect
3 10 (43.48%) Developer
4 8 (34.78%) .NET Developer
5 7 (30.43%) CRM Architect
5 7 (30.43%) CRM Solutions Architect
6 6 (26.09%) SQL Developer
7 2 (8.70%) .NET Architect
7 2 (8.70%) Agile .NET Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Agile Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Dynamics CRM Architect
7 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Architect
7 2 (8.70%) Node.js Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Senior .NET Architect
7 2 (8.70%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Senior .NET Enterprise Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Senior Architect
7 2 (8.70%) Senior Enterprise Architect
7 2 (8.70%) Technical Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (52.17%) RESTful
2 8 (34.78%) .NET
2 8 (34.78%) ASP.NET
3 6 (26.09%) .NET Framework
3 6 (26.09%) Middleware
3 6 (26.09%) Web Services
4 4 (17.39%) XML
5 2 (8.70%) Java EE
5 2 (8.70%) JSON
5 2 (8.70%) Node.js
5 2 (8.70%) REST
5 2 (8.70%) SOAP
5 2 (8.70%) Spring
5 2 (8.70%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (8.70%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (47.83%) CRM
3 9 (39.13%) API Design
4 6 (26.09%) Enterprise Architecture
4 6 (26.09%) Performance Optimisation
4 6 (26.09%) Scrum
4 6 (26.09%) Service Design
4 6 (26.09%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
4 6 (26.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (21.74%) ERP
5 5 (21.74%) Order to Cash
6 4 (17.39%) Business Continuity
6 4 (17.39%) Business Continuity Management
6 4 (17.39%) Data Modelling
6 4 (17.39%) ITIL
6 4 (17.39%) Migration
6 4 (17.39%) Risk Management
6 4 (17.39%) Translating Business Requirements
7 2 (8.70%) DevOps
7 2 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) SQL
2 8 (34.78%) C#
3 6 (26.09%) PL/SQL
3 6 (26.09%) T-SQL
4 4 (17.39%) Java
5 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Degree
Vendors
1 15 (65.22%) Microsoft
2 14 (60.87%) Oracle
3 5 (21.74%) SAP