The first table below looks at the demand for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Cambridgeshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 57 47 55
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +8
Contract jobs citing SOA 10 10 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.39% 1.67% 1.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.88% 2.86% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 10
Average daily rate £425 £550 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.72% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £468 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £423 £390 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.00 £34.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+35.29% +4.61%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
533 350 524
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 73.93% 58.33% 66.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 176 270
Average daily rate £365 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £268 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £523 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 32 57
Average hourly rate £35.00 £38.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +2.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.60 £56.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
SOA
East of England

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SOA across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

SOA
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SOA across the Cambridgeshire region.

SOA Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

SOA
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOA across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

SOA Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

SOA
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Peterborough -20 6 £450 -5.26% 3
Cambridge - 2 £400 - 2
SOA
East of England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 8 (66.67%) .NET
2 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (58.33%) SQL
3 6 (50.00%) J2EE
4 5 (41.67%) Oracle
4 5 (41.67%) C#
5 4 (33.33%) Back Office
5 4 (33.33%) Service Delivery
6 3 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (25.00%) WCF
7 2 (16.67%) Problem Management
7 2 (16.67%) VB
7 2 (16.67%) SLA
7 2 (16.67%) Project Management
7 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
7 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
7 2 (16.67%) COM
7 2 (16.67%) Web Services
7 2 (16.67%) UNIX
7 2 (16.67%) Web Development
7 2 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (16.67%) jQuery
7 2 (16.67%) MVC
7 2 (16.67%) Finance
7 2 (16.67%) Programme Management
8 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (8.33%) TDD
8 1 (8.33%) Retail
8 1 (8.33%) Subversion
8 1 (8.33%) Maven

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 1 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle BRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Subversion
1 1 (8.33%) Maven
1 1 (8.33%) Ant
General
1 4 (33.33%) Back Office
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 4 (33.33%) Programme Manager
3 3 (25.00%) Architect
4 2 (16.67%) Development Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Technical Architect
4 2 (16.67%) Development Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
5 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) DBA
5 1 (8.33%) Developer
5 1 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (8.33%) SAP Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Integration Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Management Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (66.67%) .NET
2 6 (50.00%) J2EE
3 3 (25.00%) WCF
4 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 2 (16.67%) COM
4 2 (16.67%) Web Services
4 2 (16.67%) jQuery
5 1 (8.33%) SAP PI
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (8.33%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (8.33%) REST
5 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
5 1 (8.33%) CSS
5 1 (8.33%) SOAP
5 1 (8.33%) HTML
5 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Smartcard
1 1 (8.33%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) UNIX
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 3 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (16.67%) Problem Management
3 2 (16.67%) Project Management
3 2 (16.67%) Web Development
3 2 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) MVC
3 2 (16.67%) Programme Management
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) TDD
4 1 (8.33%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Information Security
4 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
4 1 (8.33%) BDD
4 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (8.33%) Identity Management
4 1 (8.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 5 (41.67%) C#
3 2 (16.67%) VB
4 1 (8.33%) Java
4 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (8.33%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) CCNP
1 1 (8.33%) CCNA
1 1 (8.33%) CISSP
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) SAP