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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 48 57 46
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -11
Contract jobs citing SOA 12 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.76% 1.08% 2.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.39% 1.47% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 11
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£288 £400 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.12% -27.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £445 £411 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.20% +2.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.63 £40.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-10.93% +17.64%
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
503 477 390
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 73.75% 73.84% 62.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 256 198
Average daily rate £350 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £495 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 46 33
Average hourly rate £21.00 £35.00 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

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 31 March 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 31 March 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
Cambridge +11 12 £288 -28.12% 1
Peterborough - - - - 2
SOA
East of England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 30 (68.18%) .NET
2 21 (47.73%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (43.18%) HTML
4 17 (38.64%) C#
4 17 (38.64%) TDD
4 17 (38.64%) WCF
5 15 (34.09%) Finance
6 14 (31.82%) Oracle
7 13 (29.55%) SQL
8 12 (27.27%) CSS
8 12 (27.27%) E-Commerce
9 11 (25.00%) MSMQ
9 11 (25.00%) OO
9 11 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
9 11 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
10 10 (22.73%) JavaScript
11 9 (20.45%) Java
11 9 (20.45%) VB
11 9 (20.45%) XML
11 9 (20.45%) Windows
11 9 (20.45%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (18.18%) Degree
12 8 (18.18%) Computer Science
12 8 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (15.91%) Microsoft
13 7 (15.91%) ETL
13 7 (15.91%) Business Intelligence
13 7 (15.91%) OLAP
13 7 (15.91%) SAP
13 7 (15.91%) Google Maps API

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (6.82%) Documentum
3 2 (4.55%) WebLogic
3 2 (4.55%) WebLogic Portal
3 2 (4.55%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.91%) OLAP
1 7 (15.91%) Oracle OLAP
2 1 (2.27%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (11.36%) Visual Studio
1 5 (11.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.55%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (2.27%) NWDS
General
1 15 (34.09%) Finance
2 5 (11.36%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 26 (59.09%) Developer
2 15 (34.09%) C# Developer
3 14 (31.82%) .NET Developer
4 11 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 11 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 11 (25.00%) Architect
5 9 (20.45%) Senior C# Developer
5 9 (20.45%) Senior .NET Developer
6 8 (18.18%) Analyst
6 8 (18.18%) Systems Analyst
7 7 (15.91%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (11.36%) Applications Developer
8 5 (11.36%) Web Developer
8 5 (11.36%) Web Applications Developer
9 3 (6.82%) Full Stack Developer
10 2 (4.55%) Mobile Web Developer
10 2 (4.55%) Mobile Applications Developer
10 2 (4.55%) Mobile Developer
11 1 (2.27%) Middleware Architect
11 1 (2.27%) Senior Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (68.18%) .NET
2 19 (43.18%) HTML
3 17 (38.64%) WCF
4 12 (27.27%) CSS
5 11 (25.00%) MSMQ
5 11 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
6 9 (20.45%) XML
7 7 (15.91%) Google Maps API
8 6 (13.64%) J2EE
9 5 (11.36%) XHTML
9 5 (11.36%) jQuery
9 5 (11.36%) .NET Framework
9 5 (11.36%) Middleware
10 4 (9.09%) ASP.NET
10 4 (9.09%) Bing Maps
11 3 (6.82%) CSS3
11 3 (6.82%) Web Services
11 3 (6.82%) SAP PI
11 3 (6.82%) HTML5
12 1 (2.27%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.45%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (18.18%) Computer Science
3 5 (11.36%) User Experience
4 4 (9.09%) N-Tier
5 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.55%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (47.73%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (38.64%) TDD
3 12 (27.27%) E-Commerce
4 11 (25.00%) OO
4 11 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
5 8 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (15.91%) System Testing
6 7 (15.91%) Use Case
6 7 (15.91%) ETL
6 7 (15.91%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (13.64%) MVC
7 6 (13.64%) Business Transformation
7 6 (13.64%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (11.36%) Web Application Development
8 5 (11.36%) Multithreading
8 5 (11.36%) OOD
8 5 (11.36%) Scrum
9 4 (9.09%) TOGAF
9 4 (9.09%) EAI
9 4 (9.09%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 17 (38.64%) C#
2 13 (29.55%) SQL
3 10 (22.73%) JavaScript
4 9 (20.45%) VB
4 9 (20.45%) Java
5 1 (2.27%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 8 (18.18%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (31.82%) Oracle
2 7 (15.91%) SAP
2 7 (15.91%) Microsoft
2 7 (15.91%) Google
3 2 (4.55%) Talend
3 2 (4.55%) TIBCO
3 2 (4.55%) webMethods
3 2 (4.55%) BEA
3 2 (4.55%) IBM
4 1 (2.27%) Apple