The table below looks at the statistics 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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 62 61 49
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -12
Contract jobs citing SOA 8 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.06% 1.13% 1.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.44% 1.47% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 5
Average daily rate
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£350 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £410 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.75% +9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £49.25 £31.46
% change year-on-year
-26.39% +56.54%
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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 Cambridgeshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
554 546 332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 73.28% 77.01% 61.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 270 179
Average daily rate £350 £376 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.79% +1.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 57 30
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.70 £33.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 14 (60.87%) Java
2 12 (52.17%) Middleware
3 10 (43.48%) Web Services
4 9 (39.13%) CSS
4 9 (39.13%) WebLogic
4 9 (39.13%) HTML
4 9 (39.13%) SDLC
5 7 (30.43%) Google
5 7 (30.43%) Google Maps API
5 7 (30.43%) .NET
5 7 (30.43%) JavaScript
6 6 (26.09%) Windows
6 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (21.74%) Web Application Development
7 5 (21.74%) User Experience
7 5 (21.74%) Mule
7 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
8 4 (17.39%) SAP
8 4 (17.39%) Analytics
8 4 (17.39%) Bing Maps
9 3 (13.04%) CSS3
9 3 (13.04%) HTML5
9 3 (13.04%) Waterfall
9 3 (13.04%) Business Transformation
9 3 (13.04%) J2EE
9 3 (13.04%) Oracle
9 3 (13.04%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (13.04%) Documentum
9 3 (13.04%) TOGAF

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 9 (39.13%) WebLogic
2 5 (21.74%) Mule
3 3 (13.04%) Documentum
3 3 (13.04%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (4.35%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (4.35%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.35%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (4.35%) NWDS
General
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (78.26%) Developer
2 8 (34.78%) Java Developer
3 6 (26.09%) Architect
4 5 (21.74%) Web Developer
4 5 (21.74%) Applications Developer
4 5 (21.74%) Web Applications Developer
5 4 (17.39%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (13.04%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Mobile Web Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Mobile Developer
7 2 (8.70%) C# Developer
8 1 (4.35%) Senior Technical Architect
8 1 (4.35%) .NET Developer
8 1 (4.35%) Middleware Architect
8 1 (4.35%) SAP Architect
8 1 (4.35%) Senior Architect
8 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
8 1 (4.35%) Integration Architect
8 1 (4.35%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (52.17%) Middleware
2 10 (43.48%) Web Services
3 9 (39.13%) HTML
3 9 (39.13%) CSS
4 7 (30.43%) Google Maps API
4 7 (30.43%) .NET
5 4 (17.39%) Bing Maps
6 3 (13.04%) CSS3
6 3 (13.04%) HTML5
6 3 (13.04%) J2EE
7 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET
7 2 (8.70%) XML
7 2 (8.70%) XHTML
7 2 (8.70%) SAP PI
7 2 (8.70%) .NET Framework
7 2 (8.70%) WCF
7 2 (8.70%) jQuery
8 1 (4.35%) SOAP
8 1 (4.35%) BAPI
8 1 (4.35%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) User Experience
2 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) N-Tier
2 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) SDLC
2 5 (21.74%) Web Application Development
2 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (17.39%) Analytics
4 3 (13.04%) Waterfall
4 3 (13.04%) Business Transformation
4 3 (13.04%) TOGAF
5 2 (8.70%) Multithreading
5 2 (8.70%) TDD
5 2 (8.70%) MVC
5 2 (8.70%) Scrum
5 2 (8.70%) OO
5 2 (8.70%) OOD
6 1 (4.35%) B2B
6 1 (4.35%) EAI
6 1 (4.35%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (60.87%) Java
2 7 (30.43%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.70%) SQL
3 2 (8.70%) C#
4 1 (4.35%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Google
2 4 (17.39%) SAP
2 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
3 3 (13.04%) Oracle
4 1 (4.35%) BEA
4 1 (4.35%) Apple
4 1 (4.35%) TIBCO
4 1 (4.35%) webMethods
4 1 (4.35%) IBM
4 1 (4.35%) Talend