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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 31 35 43
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +8
Contract jobs citing SOA 23 19 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 4.14% 3.41% 3.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.28% 4.39% 3.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 12 18
Median daily rate £400 £550 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% +25.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £50.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +17.64%

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
436 433 584
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 78.42% 77.60% 79.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 259 338
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 32 56
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £60.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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
Peterborough +14 22 £400 +88.23% 1
Cambridge -11 1 £450 -18.18% 1
SOA
East of England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 (70.59%) Web Services
2 21 (61.76%) Finance
2 21 (61.76%) .NET
3 20 (58.82%) J2EE
3 20 (58.82%) HTML
3 20 (58.82%) JavaScript
3 20 (58.82%) ASP.NET
3 20 (58.82%) Adobe
3 20 (58.82%) Hibernate
3 20 (58.82%) Spring
3 20 (58.82%) Apache Flex
4 19 (55.88%) OO
5 16 (47.06%) Information Security
6 9 (26.47%) Banking
6 9 (26.47%) Dynamics CRM
6 9 (26.47%) CRM
6 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
6 9 (26.47%) Presales
7 8 (23.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 8 (23.53%) Java
7 8 (23.53%) Oracle
7 8 (23.53%) SaaS
8 7 (20.59%) Enterprise Architecture
9 6 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (14.71%) TOGAF
11 4 (11.76%) Middleware
11 4 (11.76%) Mobile App
11 4 (11.76%) Performance Optimisation
11 4 (11.76%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
12 3 (8.82%) BigMachines

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 8 (23.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 9 (26.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (8.82%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 8 (23.53%) SaaS
2 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) SAP HANA
General
1 21 (61.76%) Finance
2 9 (26.47%) Banking
3 3 (8.82%) Billing
4 2 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 30 (88.24%) Architect
2 23 (67.65%) Solutions Architect
3 7 (20.59%) CRM Architect
3 7 (20.59%) CRM Solutions Architect
4 5 (14.71%) Web Architect
5 4 (11.76%) Junior
5 4 (11.76%) Service Architect
6 3 (8.82%) Enterprise Architect
6 3 (8.82%) J2EE Architect
6 3 (8.82%) Java Architect
6 3 (8.82%) Java Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Java/J2EE Architect
6 3 (8.82%) Junior Architect
6 3 (8.82%) Web Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) .NET Architect
7 2 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM Architect
8 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Azure Developer
8 1 (2.94%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (70.59%) Web Services
2 21 (61.76%) .NET
3 20 (58.82%) Apache Flex
3 20 (58.82%) ASP.NET
3 20 (58.82%) Hibernate
3 20 (58.82%) HTML
3 20 (58.82%) J2EE
3 20 (58.82%) Spring
4 4 (11.76%) Middleware
5 2 (5.88%) Java EE
5 2 (5.88%) RESTful
5 2 (5.88%) XML
6 1 (2.94%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.94%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.94%) Augmented Reality
2 1 (2.94%) Biometrics
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (55.88%) OO
2 16 (47.06%) Information Security
3 9 (26.47%) CRM
3 9 (26.47%) Presales
4 7 (20.59%) Enterprise Architecture
5 6 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (14.71%) TOGAF
7 4 (11.76%) Performance Optimisation
7 4 (11.76%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
8 3 (8.82%) ERP
8 3 (8.82%) Order to Cash
9 2 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (5.88%) Business Continuity
9 2 (5.88%) Data Modelling
9 2 (5.88%) ITIL
9 2 (5.88%) Migration
9 2 (5.88%) Project Management
9 2 (5.88%) Risk Management
9 2 (5.88%) Service Design
9 2 (5.88%) UML
Programming Languages
1 20 (58.82%) JavaScript
2 8 (23.53%) Java
3 2 (5.88%) SQL
4 1 (2.94%) C#
Vendors
1 20 (58.82%) Adobe
2 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
3 8 (23.53%) Oracle
4 3 (8.82%) SAP