The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 45 63 65
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +2
Contract jobs citing SOA 16 14 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.67% 1.73% 1.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.27% 2.17% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 8
Median daily rate £453 £385 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.53% -2.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £350 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £500 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £435
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.88% +10.00%
SOA
East of England

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
489 646 564
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 81.50% 79.85% 72.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 395 303
Median daily rate £400 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 38 47
Median hourly rate £37.50 £23.50 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.57% -18.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £12.00 £15.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £60.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.63 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-6.14% +13.06%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing SOA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +20 12 £413 -17.50% 5
Peterborough +6 3 £450 - 1
SOA
East of England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for SOA.

1 26 (78.79%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (39.39%) Java
2 13 (39.39%) SQL
2 13 (39.39%) XML
2 13 (39.39%) RESTful
3 12 (36.36%) Web Services
4 10 (30.30%) Oracle
4 10 (30.30%) SDLC
5 9 (27.27%) API Design
5 9 (27.27%) Web Application Development
5 9 (27.27%) Java EE
5 9 (27.27%) Scrum
6 8 (24.24%) ASP.NET
6 8 (24.24%) .NET
6 8 (24.24%) C#
6 8 (24.24%) UML
6 8 (24.24%) Data Modelling
6 8 (24.24%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (24.24%) Oracle Database
7 7 (21.21%) SAP
7 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
8 6 (18.18%) Visual Studio
8 6 (18.18%) PL/SQL
8 6 (18.18%) T-SQL
8 6 (18.18%) Windows
8 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
8 6 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (18.18%) .NET Framework
8 6 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 (6.06%) IIS
2 1 (3.03%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) BigMachines
1 2 (6.06%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (6.06%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.15%) SaaS
2 2 (6.06%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) HTTP
2 2 (6.06%) AMQP
2 2 (6.06%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (24.24%) Oracle Database
2 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
3 6 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (12.12%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (6.06%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 2 (6.06%) SAP HANA
6 1 (3.03%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (18.18%) Visual Studio
2 4 (12.12%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (6.06%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.06%) JMeter
3 2 (6.06%) JUnit
General
1 2 (6.06%) Billing
1 2 (6.06%) Finance
1 2 (6.06%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (66.67%) Architect
2 15 (45.45%) Solutions Architect
3 11 (33.33%) Developer
4 8 (24.24%) .NET Developer
5 6 (18.18%) SQL Developer
6 4 (12.12%) Data Architect
7 3 (9.09%) Java Developer
7 3 (9.09%) Web Architect
8 2 (6.06%) .NET Architect
8 2 (6.06%) Agile .NET Developer
8 2 (6.06%) Node.js Developer
8 2 (6.06%) Salesforce.com Architect
8 2 (6.06%) Senior .NET Architect
8 2 (6.06%) Senior .NET Developer
8 2 (6.06%) Senior .NET Enterprise Developer
8 2 (6.06%) Senior Architect
8 2 (6.06%) Senior Enterprise Architect
8 2 (6.06%) Technical Developer
8 2 (6.06%) Technical Leader
8 2 (6.06%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (39.39%) RESTful
1 13 (39.39%) XML
2 12 (36.36%) Web Services
3 9 (27.27%) Java EE
4 8 (24.24%) .NET
4 8 (24.24%) ASP.NET
5 6 (18.18%) .NET Framework
6 3 (9.09%) JSON
6 3 (9.09%) Middleware
6 3 (9.09%) REST
7 2 (6.06%) Node.js
7 2 (6.06%) SOAP
7 2 (6.06%) Spring
7 2 (6.06%) Spring Boot
8 1 (3.03%) CSS
8 1 (3.03%) HTML
8 1 (3.03%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (12.12%) Data Integration
2 4 (12.12%) Data Structures
3 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.06%) N-Tier
3 2 (6.06%) Virtual Team
4 1 (3.03%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (78.79%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (30.30%) SDLC
3 9 (27.27%) API Design
3 9 (27.27%) Scrum
3 9 (27.27%) Web Application Development
4 8 (24.24%) Data Modelling
4 8 (24.24%) UML
5 5 (15.15%) Mentoring
5 5 (15.15%) Microservices
6 4 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (12.12%) CRM
6 4 (12.12%) Data Analysis
6 4 (12.12%) Data Management
6 4 (12.12%) Data Security
6 4 (12.12%) Master Data Management
6 4 (12.12%) Metadata Management
6 4 (12.12%) Migration
6 4 (12.12%) Project Management
6 4 (12.12%) Service Design
6 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (39.39%) Java
1 13 (39.39%) SQL
2 8 (24.24%) C#
3 6 (18.18%) PL/SQL
3 6 (18.18%) T-SQL
4 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.06%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) CISA
2 1 (3.03%) CISM
2 1 (3.03%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 10 (30.30%) Oracle
2 7 (21.21%) SAP
3 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.06%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (3.03%) IBM