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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 24 35 35
Rank change year-on-year
+11 0
Contract jobs citing SOA 23 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 6.30% 1.32% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.42% 1.68% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 2
Average daily rate £538 £538 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £538 £415
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £546 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £460 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.22% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%
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
310 238 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 84.93% 78.55% 71.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 147 104
Average daily rate £400 £380 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £209 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £545 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 15 23
Average hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

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 13 February 2016.

SOA Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 20 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (53.13%) SQL
3 16 (50.00%) OO
4 15 (46.88%) HTML
4 15 (46.88%) Java
5 14 (43.75%) Middleware
6 12 (37.50%) JavaScript
7 11 (34.38%) Web Services
7 11 (34.38%) Microservices
8 10 (31.25%) TDD
9 9 (28.13%) Git (software)
9 9 (28.13%) NoSQL
10 8 (25.00%) Node.js
10 8 (25.00%) MongoDB
10 8 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
10 8 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 8 (25.00%) CouchDB
10 8 (25.00%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 8 (25.00%) Spring
10 8 (25.00%) MOM
10 8 (25.00%) N-Tier
10 8 (25.00%) JBoss
11 7 (21.88%) XML
11 7 (21.88%) SAP
11 7 (21.88%) Oracle
12 6 (18.75%) UML
12 6 (18.75%) Finance
13 5 (15.63%) SAP PI
13 5 (15.63%) Migration
13 5 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 8 (25.00%) JBoss
1 8 (25.00%) Node.js
2 5 (15.63%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (9.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.63%) SaaS
2 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (28.13%) NoSQL
2 8 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 8 (25.00%) CouchDB
2 8 (25.00%) MongoDB
3 3 (9.38%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (6.25%) DB2
5 1 (3.13%) MySQL
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (3.13%) SAP HANA
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (28.13%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.13%) Jasmine
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (3.13%) RSpec
General
1 6 (18.75%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Banking
2 3 (9.38%) Retail
3 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (46.88%) Developer
2 14 (43.75%) Architect
3 13 (40.63%) Solutions Architect
4 11 (34.38%) Senior Developer
5 8 (25.00%) Java Developer
6 6 (18.75%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (12.50%) .NET Developer
7 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 4 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (12.50%) C# Developer
8 3 (9.38%) C# WCF Developer
8 3 (9.38%) C# WPF Developer
8 3 (9.38%) Digital Architect
8 3 (9.38%) Digital Solutions Architect
8 3 (9.38%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 3 (9.38%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (9.38%) Senior WPF Developer
8 3 (9.38%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (46.88%) HTML
2 14 (43.75%) Middleware
3 11 (34.38%) Web Services
4 8 (25.00%) Spring
4 8 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 7 (21.88%) XML
6 5 (15.63%) REST
6 5 (15.63%) SAP PI
7 4 (12.50%) .NET
7 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET
7 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (12.50%) CSS
7 4 (12.50%) Java EE
8 3 (9.38%) EJB
8 3 (9.38%) J2EE
8 3 (9.38%) JSP
8 3 (9.38%) WCF
8 3 (9.38%) WPF
9 2 (6.25%) jQuery
9 2 (6.25%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) N-Tier
2 3 (9.38%) Data Centre
2 3 (9.38%) Digital Media
2 3 (9.38%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (9.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (9.38%) SCADA
2 3 (9.38%) Social Media
3 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.13%) Data Integration
4 1 (3.13%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.13%) iPad
4 1 (3.13%) PMI
4 1 (3.13%) User Experience
4 1 (3.13%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) Windows
2 1 (3.13%) AIX
2 1 (3.13%) Linux
2 1 (3.13%) Mac OS X
2 1 (3.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (50.00%) OO
3 11 (34.38%) Microservices
4 10 (31.25%) TDD
5 6 (18.75%) UML
6 5 (15.63%) Migration
6 5 (15.63%) Project Management
6 5 (15.63%) SDLC
6 5 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (12.50%) CRM
7 4 (12.50%) Mentoring
7 4 (12.50%) MVC
7 4 (12.50%) Web Application Development
8 3 (9.38%) Content Management
8 3 (9.38%) Data Modelling
8 3 (9.38%) EAI
8 3 (9.38%) E-Commerce
8 3 (9.38%) RAD
8 3 (9.38%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 17 (53.13%) SQL
2 15 (46.88%) Java
3 12 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 4 (12.50%) C#
5 1 (3.13%) CoffeeScript
5 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) Degree
2 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) Solvency II
2 1 (3.13%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 8 (25.00%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 8 (25.00%) MOM
2 1 (3.13%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 7 (21.88%) Oracle
1 7 (21.88%) SAP
2 3 (9.38%) Adobe
2 3 (9.38%) DevExpress
2 3 (9.38%) FatWire
2 3 (9.38%) Guidewire
2 3 (9.38%) hybris
2 3 (9.38%) MuleSoft
2 3 (9.38%) Pega
2 3 (9.38%) Sitecore
3 1 (3.13%) IBM
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft