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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 26 36 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Contract jobs citing SOA 13 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.11% 1.04% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.58% 1.45% -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 0
Average daily rate
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£288 £475 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.47% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +13.97%
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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
233 207 266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 73.73% 71.88% 62.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 113 123
Average daily rate £375 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £265 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 23 27
Average hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -2.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £30.20 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.80 £45.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

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 5 March 2015.

SOA Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 10 (58.82%) Java
2 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
3 7 (41.18%) Google
3 7 (41.18%) Google Maps API
3 7 (41.18%) .NET
3 7 (41.18%) J2EE
3 7 (41.18%) HTML
3 7 (41.18%) CSS
4 6 (35.29%) SAP
4 6 (35.29%) Middleware
4 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (29.41%) TOGAF
5 5 (29.41%) Waterfall
5 5 (29.41%) Web Application Development
5 5 (29.41%) Business Transformation
5 5 (29.41%) User Experience
5 5 (29.41%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (29.41%) EAI
5 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
6 4 (23.53%) Web Services
6 4 (23.53%) Windows
6 4 (23.53%) Analytics
6 4 (23.53%) Bing Maps
6 4 (23.53%) SAP PI
7 3 (17.65%) Talend Open Studio
7 3 (17.65%) WebSphere
7 3 (17.65%) CSS3
7 3 (17.65%) Talend
7 3 (17.65%) HTML5

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 5 (29.41%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (17.65%) WebSphere
2 3 (17.65%) WebLogic
2 3 (17.65%) Documentum
3 2 (11.76%) WebLogic Portal
Cloud Services
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (5.88%) NWDS
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Architect
2 8 (47.06%) Solutions Architect
2 8 (47.06%) Developer
3 5 (29.41%) Web Applications Developer
3 5 (29.41%) Applications Developer
3 5 (29.41%) Web Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Integration Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Mobile Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Mobile Web Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Middleware Architect
5 1 (5.88%) SAP Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.88%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Technical Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) Google Maps API
1 7 (41.18%) .NET
1 7 (41.18%) J2EE
1 7 (41.18%) HTML
1 7 (41.18%) CSS
2 6 (35.29%) Middleware
3 4 (23.53%) Web Services
3 4 (23.53%) Bing Maps
3 4 (23.53%) SAP PI
4 3 (17.65%) CSS3
4 3 (17.65%) HTML5
5 2 (11.76%) XML
6 1 (5.88%) REST
6 1 (5.88%) BAPI
6 1 (5.88%) EDI
6 1 (5.88%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) User Experience
2 2 (11.76%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (29.41%) TOGAF
1 5 (29.41%) Waterfall
1 5 (29.41%) Web Application Development
1 5 (29.41%) Business Transformation
1 5 (29.41%) EAI
2 4 (23.53%) Analytics
3 2 (11.76%) OO
4 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (5.88%) ETL
4 1 (5.88%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) Java
2 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.88%) ABAP
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) SAP ITS
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 7 (41.18%) Google
3 6 (35.29%) SAP
4 3 (17.65%) Talend
4 3 (17.65%) BEA
4 3 (17.65%) IBM
4 3 (17.65%) TIBCO
4 3 (17.65%) webMethods
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle
5 1 (5.88%) Apple