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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 49 52 55
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +3
Contract jobs citing SOA 18 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.47% 0.58% 1.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.20% 0.84% 2.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 2 12
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£425 £425 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -22.72%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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
562 358 484
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 77.09% 68.98% 65.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 333 183 247
Average daily rate £400 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 35 46
Average hourly rate £24.50 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £39.70 £51.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Peterborough - 14 £425 - 2
Cambridge -4 2 £544 -1.13% 2
SOA
East of England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 28 (75.68%) .NET
2 22 (59.46%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (45.95%) TDD
3 17 (45.95%) C#
3 17 (45.95%) WCF
4 15 (40.54%) Finance
5 13 (35.14%) SQL
5 13 (35.14%) Oracle
6 12 (32.43%) HTML
6 12 (32.43%) E-Commerce
7 11 (29.73%) OO
7 11 (29.73%) MSMQ
7 11 (29.73%) Systems Analysis
7 11 (29.73%) RabbitMQ
8 9 (24.32%) VB
8 9 (24.32%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (21.62%) Business Transformation
9 8 (21.62%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (21.62%) Degree
9 8 (21.62%) Computer Science
9 8 (21.62%) SAP
9 8 (21.62%) ETL
10 7 (18.92%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (18.92%) OLAP
10 7 (18.92%) XML
10 7 (18.92%) Use Case
10 7 (18.92%) System Testing
10 7 (18.92%) Oracle OLAP
11 6 (16.22%) J2EE
11 6 (16.22%) MVC

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 4 (10.81%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (8.11%) WebLogic
2 3 (8.11%) WebSphere
3 2 (5.41%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (2.70%) Documentum
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.70%) MS Project
1 1 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.92%) OLAP
1 7 (18.92%) Oracle OLAP
2 2 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.70%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Visual Studio
1 5 (13.51%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (8.11%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 15 (40.54%) Finance
2 5 (13.51%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 18 (48.65%) Developer
2 15 (40.54%) C# Developer
3 13 (35.14%) .NET Developer
4 11 (29.73%) Architect
4 11 (29.73%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (27.03%) Senior Developer
6 9 (24.32%) Senior C# Developer
6 9 (24.32%) Senior .NET Developer
7 8 (21.62%) Systems Analyst
7 8 (21.62%) Analyst
8 7 (18.92%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (5.41%) Integration Architect
10 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Architect
10 1 (2.70%) Business Analyst
10 1 (2.70%) Business Systems Analyst
10 1 (2.70%) Agile .NET Developer
10 1 (2.70%) Agile C# Developer
10 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (75.68%) .NET
2 17 (45.95%) WCF
3 12 (32.43%) HTML
4 11 (29.73%) MSMQ
4 11 (29.73%) RabbitMQ
5 7 (18.92%) XML
6 6 (16.22%) J2EE
7 5 (13.51%) CSS
7 5 (13.51%) XHTML
7 5 (13.51%) jQuery
7 5 (13.51%) .NET Framework
8 4 (10.81%) SAP PI
8 4 (10.81%) Web Services
8 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET
9 3 (8.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (24.32%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (21.62%) Computer Science
3 3 (8.11%) Client/Server
3 3 (8.11%) N-Tier
4 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.51%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (59.46%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (45.95%) TDD
3 12 (32.43%) E-Commerce
4 11 (29.73%) OO
4 11 (29.73%) Systems Analysis
5 8 (21.62%) Business Transformation
5 8 (21.62%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (21.62%) ETL
6 7 (18.92%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (18.92%) Use Case
6 7 (18.92%) System Testing
7 6 (16.22%) MVC
7 6 (16.22%) Scrum
8 5 (13.51%) EAI
8 5 (13.51%) OOD
8 5 (13.51%) Waterfall
8 5 (13.51%) Multithreading
8 5 (13.51%) Enterprise Architecture
9 4 (10.81%) TOGAF
9 4 (10.81%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 17 (45.95%) C#
2 13 (35.14%) SQL
3 9 (24.32%) VB
4 5 (13.51%) Java
4 5 (13.51%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (21.62%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) SAP ITS
Vendors
1 13 (35.14%) Oracle
2 8 (21.62%) SAP
3 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
4 3 (8.11%) BEA
4 3 (8.11%) IBM
4 3 (8.11%) TIBCO
4 3 (8.11%) webMethods
4 3 (8.11%) Talend