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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 46 62 59
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -3
Contract jobs citing SOA 15 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.54% 1.05% 1.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.23% 1.40% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 2
Median daily rate £455 £350 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -22.22%
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £36.25 £49.25
% change year-on-year
+24.13% -26.39%
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
465 573 573
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 78.81% 74.90% 80.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 313 284
Median daily rate £413 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 47 59
Median hourly rate £33.00 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £40.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 - 9 £413 - 2
Peterborough - 2 £475 -
SOA
East of England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 24 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (43.59%) SQL
3 15 (38.46%) Java
4 12 (30.77%) XML
4 12 (30.77%) SDLC
5 11 (28.21%) SAP
6 10 (25.64%) Oracle
6 10 (25.64%) Web Services
7 9 (23.08%) UML
8 8 (20.51%) OO
8 8 (20.51%) Data Modelling
8 8 (20.51%) Java EE
8 8 (20.51%) Web Application Development
9 7 (17.95%) Oracle Database
9 7 (17.95%) Microservices
9 7 (17.95%) Scrum
9 7 (17.95%) ASP.NET
9 7 (17.95%) C#
9 7 (17.95%) .NET
9 7 (17.95%) Project Management
9 7 (17.95%) Windows
10 6 (15.38%) Middleware
10 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
10 6 (15.38%) HTML
10 6 (15.38%) RESTful
10 6 (15.38%) SaaS
10 6 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (12.82%) API Design
11 5 (12.82%) Mentoring
11 5 (12.82%) SAP PI

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 5 (12.82%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (7.69%) JBoss
2 3 (7.69%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.56%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.38%) SaaS
2 2 (5.13%) Force.com
2 2 (5.13%) iPaaS
3 1 (2.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.69%) HTTP
2 2 (5.13%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.95%) Oracle Database
2 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (10.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (7.69%) CouchDB
3 3 (7.69%) MongoDB
3 3 (7.69%) NoSQL
3 3 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (5.13%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 2 (5.13%) SAP HANA
5 1 (2.56%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Oracle Forms
1 4 (10.26%) Visual Studio
2 3 (7.69%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (10.26%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (53.85%) Architect
2 16 (41.03%) Solutions Architect
3 11 (28.21%) Developer
4 7 (17.95%) .NET Developer
4 7 (17.95%) SQL Developer
5 6 (15.38%) Senior Developer
6 4 (10.26%) Data Architect
6 4 (10.26%) Java Developer
6 4 (10.26%) Project Manager
7 3 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 3 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (7.69%) C# WCF Developer
7 3 (7.69%) C# WPF Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Senior C# Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Senior WPF Developer
7 3 (7.69%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (30.77%) XML
2 10 (25.64%) Web Services
3 8 (20.51%) Java EE
4 7 (17.95%) .NET
4 7 (17.95%) ASP.NET
5 6 (15.38%) HTML
5 6 (15.38%) Middleware
5 6 (15.38%) RESTful
6 5 (12.82%) SAP PI
7 4 (10.26%) .NET Framework
8 3 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (7.69%) REST
8 3 (7.69%) Spring
8 3 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (7.69%) WCF
8 3 (7.69%) WPF
9 2 (5.13%) EJB
9 2 (5.13%) J2EE
9 2 (5.13%) JSP
10 1 (2.56%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (10.26%) Data Integration
2 4 (10.26%) Data Structures
3 3 (7.69%) N-Tier
4 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.56%) iPad
5 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.56%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.95%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (30.77%) SDLC
3 9 (23.08%) UML
4 8 (20.51%) Data Modelling
4 8 (20.51%) OO
4 8 (20.51%) Web Application Development
5 7 (17.95%) Microservices
5 7 (17.95%) Project Management
5 7 (17.95%) Scrum
6 5 (12.82%) API Design
6 5 (12.82%) Mentoring
7 4 (10.26%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (10.26%) CRM
7 4 (10.26%) Data Analysis
7 4 (10.26%) Data Management
7 4 (10.26%) Data Security
7 4 (10.26%) Master Data Management
7 4 (10.26%) Metadata Management
7 4 (10.26%) Migration
7 4 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (43.59%) SQL
2 15 (38.46%) Java
3 7 (17.95%) C#
4 4 (10.26%) JavaScript
4 4 (10.26%) PL/SQL
4 4 (10.26%) T-SQL
5 2 (5.13%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) CISA
2 1 (2.56%) CISM
2 1 (2.56%) CISSP
2 1 (2.56%) ISEB
2 1 (2.56%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.56%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.56%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 3 (7.69%) MOM
Vendors
1 11 (28.21%) SAP
2 10 (25.64%) Oracle
3 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 3 (7.69%) DevExpress
5 2 (5.13%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.56%) IBM