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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 56 64 44
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -20
Contract jobs citing SOA 18 11 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.20% 1.36% 2.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.89% 1.93% 4.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 8 9
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.53% -7.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £326 £398
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £563 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £434 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.74% +8.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +22.80%
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
623 569 512
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 76.16% 70.16% 71.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 383 312 241
Average daily rate £375 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 50 36
Average hourly rate £23.50 £27.50 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.54% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.60 £21.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £46.70 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 July 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 July 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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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 6 £500 +25.00% 2
Peterborough +4 1 - -
SOA
East of England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 21 (63.64%) Java
2 18 (54.55%) Middleware
3 17 (51.52%) Web Services
4 15 (45.45%) WebLogic
5 12 (36.36%) Mule
6 9 (27.27%) CSS
7 8 (24.24%) HTML
8 7 (21.21%) .NET
8 7 (21.21%) Google
8 7 (21.21%) Google Maps API
8 7 (21.21%) SDLC
9 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
10 5 (15.15%) JavaScript
10 5 (15.15%) User Experience
10 5 (15.15%) Web Application Development
11 4 (12.12%) Bing Maps
11 4 (12.12%) CSS3
11 4 (12.12%) Analytics
11 4 (12.12%) Windows
11 4 (12.12%) UML
11 4 (12.12%) SAP
12 3 (9.09%) XML
12 3 (9.09%) N-Tier
12 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
12 3 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
12 3 (9.09%) MVC
12 3 (9.09%) Waterfall
12 3 (9.09%) HTML5
13 2 (6.06%) Business Transformation
13 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 15 (45.45%) WebLogic
2 12 (36.36%) Mule
3 2 (6.06%) Documentum
3 2 (6.06%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) NUnit
1 1 (3.03%) Subversion
1 1 (3.03%) Rhino Mocks
1 1 (3.03%) NWDS
Job Titles
1 24 (72.73%) Developer
2 15 (45.45%) Java Developer
3 9 (27.27%) Architect
4 7 (21.21%) Solutions Architect
4 7 (21.21%) Middleware Developer
5 5 (15.15%) Web Developer
5 5 (15.15%) Applications Developer
5 5 (15.15%) Web Applications Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Mobile Web Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Mobile Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Middleware Architect
8 1 (3.03%) Software Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Senior Programmer
8 1 (3.03%) SAP Architect
8 1 (3.03%) C# Software Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Senior Architect
8 1 (3.03%) .NET Developer
8 1 (3.03%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (54.55%) Middleware
2 17 (51.52%) Web Services
3 9 (27.27%) CSS
4 8 (24.24%) HTML
5 7 (21.21%) .NET
5 7 (21.21%) Google Maps API
6 4 (12.12%) CSS3
6 4 (12.12%) Bing Maps
7 3 (9.09%) HTML5
7 3 (9.09%) XML
8 2 (6.06%) J2EE
8 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET
8 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (3.03%) Razor View Engine
9 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC 2
9 1 (3.03%) Entity Framework
9 1 (3.03%) REST
9 1 (3.03%) XSLT
9 1 (3.03%) EDI
9 1 (3.03%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) User Experience
2 3 (9.09%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.12%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.21%) SDLC
2 5 (15.15%) Web Application Development
3 4 (12.12%) UML
3 4 (12.12%) Analytics
4 3 (9.09%) MVC
4 3 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (9.09%) Waterfall
5 2 (6.06%) TOGAF
5 2 (6.06%) Business Transformation
6 1 (3.03%) TDD
6 1 (3.03%) OO
6 1 (3.03%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 21 (63.64%) Java
2 5 (15.15%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.06%) C#
4 1 (3.03%) VB.NET
4 1 (3.03%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (21.21%) Google
2 4 (12.12%) SAP
3 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.06%) Oracle
5 1 (3.03%) Apple
5 1 (3.03%) Sitecore