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 1 September 2014 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 61 40 54
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +14
Contract jobs citing SOA 12 22 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.44% 2.88% 1.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.17% 3.85% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 7
Average daily rate
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£475 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £380 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £702 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £433 £377 £400
% change year-on-year
+14.64% -5.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £29.50 £32.30
% change year-on-year
+22.88% -8.66%
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
554 572 510
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 66.27% 74.87% 62.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 319 250 215
Average daily rate £375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 28 96
Average hourly rate £30.00 £38.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.07% +2.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.15 £12.00 £18.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -3.22%

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 1 September 2014.

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 1 September 2014. 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 -7 11 £550 +51.20% 2
Peterborough +12 1 £338 -
SOA
East of England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
1 8 (42.11%) J2EE
2 6 (31.58%) Java
2 6 (31.58%) SAP
2 6 (31.58%) UNIX
3 5 (26.32%) .NET
3 5 (26.32%) Back Office
3 5 (26.32%) TOGAF
3 5 (26.32%) REST
4 4 (21.05%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (21.05%) Apache Camel
4 4 (21.05%) Apache ServiceMix
4 4 (21.05%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (21.05%) Scrum
4 4 (21.05%) Apache
4 4 (21.05%) OOP
4 4 (21.05%) OO
4 4 (21.05%) Oracle
5 3 (15.79%) COM
5 3 (15.79%) XML
5 3 (15.79%) ITIL
5 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
5 3 (15.79%) PHP
5 3 (15.79%) SQL
5 3 (15.79%) VB
5 3 (15.79%) C#
5 3 (15.79%) JMS
5 3 (15.79%) CRM
5 3 (15.79%) WCF
5 3 (15.79%) Symfony

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 (21.05%) Apache
1 4 (21.05%) Apache ServiceMix
2 2 (10.53%) Lync
2 2 (10.53%) Node.js
2 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (5.26%) Apache Solr
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle BRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) MySQL
1 2 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (10.53%) MongoDB
1 2 (10.53%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) JIRA
1 1 (5.26%) Selenium
1 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.26%) Behat
1 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (26.32%) Back Office
2 2 (10.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Architect
2 5 (26.32%) Project Manager
3 4 (21.05%) Enterprise Architect
3 4 (21.05%) Java Architect
4 3 (15.79%) Development Project Manager
4 3 (15.79%) J2EE Architect
4 3 (15.79%) Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Development Manager
4 3 (15.79%) Java/J2EE Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Web Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Programme Manager
5 2 (10.53%) IT Architect
6 1 (5.26%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (5.26%) SAP Architect
6 1 (5.26%) SOA Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Lead PHP Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Integration Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (42.11%) J2EE
2 5 (26.32%) .NET
2 5 (26.32%) REST
3 4 (21.05%) Apache Camel
4 3 (15.79%) OSGi
4 3 (15.79%) XML
4 3 (15.79%) JMS
4 3 (15.79%) COM
4 3 (15.79%) WCF
4 3 (15.79%) Symfony
5 2 (10.53%) jQuery
5 2 (10.53%) CSS
5 2 (10.53%) HTML
5 2 (10.53%) HTML5
5 2 (10.53%) CSS3
5 2 (10.53%) Laravel
5 2 (10.53%) AngularJS
5 2 (10.53%) ExpressJS
6 1 (5.26%) Gearman
6 1 (5.26%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Client/Server
1 1 (5.26%) N-Tier
1 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.26%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) TOGAF
2 4 (21.05%) Enterprise Architecture
2 4 (21.05%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (21.05%) OOP
2 4 (21.05%) OO
2 4 (21.05%) Scrum
3 3 (15.79%) CRM
3 3 (15.79%) ITIL
3 3 (15.79%) Waterfall
3 3 (15.79%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (10.53%) Zachman Framework
4 2 (10.53%) Business Transformation
4 2 (10.53%) Analytics
4 2 (10.53%) Security Architecture
4 2 (10.53%) ERP
4 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.26%) Identity Management
5 1 (5.26%) MVC
5 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) Java
2 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
2 3 (15.79%) PHP
2 3 (15.79%) SQL
2 3 (15.79%) VB
2 3 (15.79%) C#
3 1 (5.26%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) ISEB
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
2 6 (31.58%) SAP
3 4 (21.05%) Oracle
4 1 (5.26%) Zend
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Verticality Ltd
Rate: £700 to £730 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £600 - £800 per day
Posted: 6 days ago