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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 27 49 56
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +7
Contract jobs citing SOA 28 17 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 4.73% 2.35% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.05% 2.94% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 14 3
Average daily rate £525 £428 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.80% +6.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £383 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £451 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.22% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £35.00 £35.35
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -0.99%
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
463 578 376
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 78.21% 79.94% 71.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 337 194
Average daily rate £400 £395 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +8.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £210 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 52 36
Average hourly rate £37.50 £24.50 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.06% -30.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £43.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 10 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +12 23 £538 - 4
Peterborough +3 2 £213 -49.55% 1
SOA
East of England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (43.59%) Middleware
2 17 (43.59%) Java
2 17 (43.59%) SQL
3 16 (41.03%) HTML
3 16 (41.03%) OO
4 13 (33.33%) Web Services
4 13 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 12 (30.77%) Microservices
6 11 (28.21%) TDD
7 10 (25.64%) SAP
7 10 (25.64%) Git (software)
7 10 (25.64%) NoSQL
8 8 (20.51%) Node.js
8 8 (20.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 8 (20.51%) CouchDB
8 8 (20.51%) MongoDB
8 8 (20.51%) Apache Cassandra
8 8 (20.51%) Oracle
8 8 (20.51%) JBoss
8 8 (20.51%) MOM
8 8 (20.51%) N-Tier
8 8 (20.51%) Spring
8 8 (20.51%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 7 (17.95%) Finance
9 7 (17.95%) BizTalk Server
9 7 (17.95%) Project Management
9 7 (17.95%) XML
9 7 (17.95%) SaaS
9 7 (17.95%) SAP PI

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 8 (20.51%) JBoss
1 8 (20.51%) Node.js
2 7 (17.95%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (7.69%) SharePoint
4 2 (5.13%) Mule
4 2 (5.13%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.56%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.95%) SaaS
2 2 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.13%) iPaaS
3 1 (2.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.64%) NoSQL
2 8 (20.51%) Apache Cassandra
2 8 (20.51%) CouchDB
2 8 (20.51%) MongoDB
3 3 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (5.13%) DB2
4 2 (5.13%) MySQL
4 2 (5.13%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (5.13%) SAP HANA
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (25.64%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.13%) Jasmine
2 2 (5.13%) RSpec
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Forms
General
1 7 (17.95%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Banking
2 3 (7.69%) Retail
3 1 (2.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (46.15%) Developer
2 15 (38.46%) Architect
3 14 (35.90%) Solutions Architect
4 11 (28.21%) Senior Developer
5 10 (25.64%) Java Developer
6 6 (15.38%) Senior Java Developer
7 5 (12.82%) SOA Developer
8 4 (10.26%) .NET Developer
8 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 4 (10.26%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (10.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (10.26%) C# Developer
9 3 (7.69%) ASP Developer
9 3 (7.69%) Java Web Developer
9 3 (7.69%) Senior .NET Developer
9 3 (7.69%) Senior ASP Developer
9 3 (7.69%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (7.69%) Senior Solutions Architect
9 3 (7.69%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (43.59%) Middleware
2 16 (41.03%) HTML
3 13 (33.33%) Web Services
4 8 (20.51%) Spring
4 8 (20.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 7 (17.95%) SAP PI
5 7 (17.95%) XML
6 5 (12.82%) CSS
6 5 (12.82%) REST
7 4 (10.26%) .NET
7 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET
7 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (10.26%) Java EE
8 3 (7.69%) EJB
8 3 (7.69%) J2EE
8 3 (7.69%) jQuery
8 3 (7.69%) JSP
8 3 (7.69%) WCF
8 3 (7.69%) WPF
9 2 (5.13%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.51%) N-Tier
2 3 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.69%) Digital Media
2 3 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (7.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (7.69%) SCADA
2 3 (7.69%) Social Media
3 2 (5.13%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.56%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.56%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.56%) iPad
4 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.56%) PMI
4 1 (2.56%) User Experience
4 1 (2.56%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.69%) Windows
2 2 (5.13%) AIX
2 2 (5.13%) Linux
2 2 (5.13%) Mac OS X
2 2 (5.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (41.03%) OO
3 12 (30.77%) Microservices
4 11 (28.21%) TDD
5 7 (17.95%) Project Management
6 6 (15.38%) Migration
6 6 (15.38%) SDLC
6 6 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (15.38%) UML
7 5 (12.82%) CRM
7 5 (12.82%) Data Modelling
8 4 (10.26%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (10.26%) Mentoring
8 4 (10.26%) MVC
8 4 (10.26%) Web Application Development
9 3 (7.69%) Content Management
9 3 (7.69%) EAI
9 3 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
9 3 (7.69%) Scrum
9 3 (7.69%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 17 (43.59%) Java
1 17 (43.59%) SQL
2 13 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 4 (10.26%) C#
4 2 (5.13%) CoffeeScript
4 2 (5.13%) Ruby
5 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) Degree
2 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.56%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.56%) ISEB
3 1 (2.56%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.56%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) Solvency II
2 1 (2.56%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.56%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (20.51%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 8 (20.51%) MOM
2 2 (5.13%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 10 (25.64%) SAP
2 8 (20.51%) Oracle
3 3 (7.69%) Adobe
3 3 (7.69%) DevExpress
3 3 (7.69%) FatWire
3 3 (7.69%) Guidewire
3 3 (7.69%) hybris
3 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.69%) MuleSoft
3 3 (7.69%) Pega
3 3 (7.69%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.56%) IBM