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 March 2017 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 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 34 28 26
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Contract jobs citing SOA 1 18 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.35% 4.56% 4.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 5.49% 5.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 12
Median daily rate £450 £525 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +82.60%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £438
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.75 £50.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +42.85%

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
227 328 254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 78.82% 83.04% 79.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 200 157
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £409 £400 £398
% change year-on-year
+2.25% +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 28 18
Median hourly rate £36.75 £37.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.50 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.00 £59.00 £45.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

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 28 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 1 March 2017, 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 3 (60.00%) SaaS
2 2 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (40.00%) Java EE
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (40.00%) Web Application Development
2 2 (40.00%) SDLC
2 2 (40.00%) API Design
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) UML
2 2 (40.00%) CRM
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Biometrics
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (20.00%) Augmented Reality
3 1 (20.00%) REST
3 1 (20.00%) 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 2 (40.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) SaaS
2 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Architect
1 4 (80.00%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (40.00%) CRM Architect
2 2 (40.00%) CRM Solutions Architect
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Angular Developer
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 1 (20.00%) AWS Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Azure Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Java EE
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
1 2 (40.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (20.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Augmented Reality
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) API Design
1 2 (40.00%) CRM
1 2 (40.00%) SDLC
1 2 (40.00%) UML
1 2 (40.00%) Web Application Development
2 1 (20.00%) Biometrics
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) C#
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle