The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 48 41 34
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -7
Contract jobs citing SOA 8 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.56% 2.04% 2.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.01% 2.91% 3.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 1
Average daily rate
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£500 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +2.56%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £435 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +12.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +18.64%
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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
398 344 266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 77.58% 70.35% 71.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 224 115
Average daily rate £375 £400 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +4.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £289 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 23 29
Average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £18.58 £30.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £60.00 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+17.38% -16.12%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SOA across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 4 August 2015.

SOA Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing SOA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SOA.

1 9 (50.00%) HTML
2 8 (44.44%) CSS
3 7 (38.89%) Google
3 7 (38.89%) Google Maps API
4 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (33.33%) Java
4 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 5 (27.78%) .NET
5 5 (27.78%) Web Application Development
5 5 (27.78%) User Experience
5 5 (27.78%) SDLC
6 4 (22.22%) Bing Maps
6 4 (22.22%) Analytics
6 4 (22.22%) CSS3
6 4 (22.22%) HTML5
6 4 (22.22%) Middleware
6 4 (22.22%) SAP
6 4 (22.22%) Windows
6 4 (22.22%) UML
6 4 (22.22%) N-Tier
7 3 (16.67%) Web Services
7 3 (16.67%) Oracle
8 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
8 2 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
8 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
8 2 (11.11%) MVC
8 2 (11.11%) SAP PI
8 2 (11.11%) jQuery
8 2 (11.11%) Sitecore

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing SOA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SOA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 2 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (5.56%) Node.js
2 1 (5.56%) Documentum
2 1 (5.56%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.56%) CouchDB
2 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) NWDS
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
1 1 (5.56%) Banking
1 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Developer
2 9 (50.00%) Architect
3 7 (38.89%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (33.33%) Web Developer
5 5 (27.78%) Applications Developer
5 5 (27.78%) Web Applications Developer
6 3 (16.67%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (11.11%) Mobile Web Developer
7 2 (11.11%) Senior Architect
7 2 (11.11%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 2 (11.11%) Mobile Developer
7 2 (11.11%) Senior Developer
8 1 (5.56%) .NET Developer
8 1 (5.56%) C# Developer
8 1 (5.56%) Senior Web Developer
8 1 (5.56%) Senior Technical Architect
8 1 (5.56%) Integration Architect
8 1 (5.56%) Technical Architect
8 1 (5.56%) Middleware Architect
8 1 (5.56%) Senior Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (50.00%) HTML
2 8 (44.44%) CSS
3 7 (38.89%) Google Maps API
4 5 (27.78%) .NET
5 4 (22.22%) Middleware
5 4 (22.22%) HTML5
5 4 (22.22%) CSS3
5 4 (22.22%) Bing Maps
6 3 (16.67%) Web Services
7 2 (11.11%) SAP PI
7 2 (11.11%) jQuery
8 1 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (5.56%) Razor View Engine
8 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC 2
8 1 (5.56%) Entity Framework
8 1 (5.56%) REST
8 1 (5.56%) RESTful
8 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (5.56%) BAPI
8 1 (5.56%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) User Experience
2 4 (22.22%) N-Tier
3 1 (5.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (5.56%) SCADA
3 1 (5.56%) Social Media
3 1 (5.56%) Digital Media
3 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Web Application Development
1 5 (27.78%) SDLC
2 4 (22.22%) Analytics
2 4 (22.22%) UML
3 2 (11.11%) MVC
4 1 (5.56%) Migration
4 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.56%) TOGAF
4 1 (5.56%) Content Management
4 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (5.56%) Waterfall
4 1 (5.56%) OO
4 1 (5.56%) CRM
4 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
4 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.56%) B2B
4 1 (5.56%) Microservices
4 1 (5.56%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) Java
1 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.56%) ABAP
2 1 (5.56%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) MOM
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Google
2 4 (22.22%) SAP
3 3 (16.67%) Oracle
4 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 2 (11.11%) Sitecore
5 1 (5.56%) hybris
5 1 (5.56%) Guidewire
5 1 (5.56%) MuleSoft
5 1 (5.56%) Adobe
5 1 (5.56%) Apple
5 1 (5.56%) FatWire
5 1 (5.56%) Pega