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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 40 54 58
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +4
Contract jobs citing SOA 32 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 4.07% 1.03% 1.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.21% 1.47% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 2 9
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£450 £575 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.73% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £555 £401
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £595 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £34.50 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+37.68% +0.72%
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
614 409 521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 78.02% 70.52% 65.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 366 179 260
Average daily rate £400 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 40 58
Average hourly rate £35.75 £35.50 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.70% +5.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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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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
Peterborough +6 14 £425 - 1
Cambridge +1 4 £550 - 2
SOA
East of England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 27 (61.36%) .NET
2 22 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (40.91%) TDD
4 17 (38.64%) WCF
4 17 (38.64%) C#
5 15 (34.09%) OO
5 15 (34.09%) Finance
6 14 (31.82%) HTML
7 13 (29.55%) SQL
7 13 (29.55%) Oracle
8 12 (27.27%) E-Commerce
9 11 (25.00%) MSMQ
9 11 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
9 11 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
10 10 (22.73%) XML
10 10 (22.73%) Java
10 10 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (20.45%) VB
11 9 (20.45%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (20.45%) Scrum
11 9 (20.45%) Degree
11 9 (20.45%) Computer Science
12 8 (18.18%) J2EE
12 8 (18.18%) JavaScript
12 8 (18.18%) ETL
13 7 (15.91%) Business Intelligence
13 7 (15.91%) MVC
13 7 (15.91%) OLAP
13 7 (15.91%) SAP
13 7 (15.91%) CSS

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (9.09%) Apache
1 4 (9.09%) Apache ServiceMix
2 3 (6.82%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (4.55%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.55%) WebLogic
3 2 (4.55%) Node.js
4 1 (2.27%) Apache Solr
4 1 (2.27%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) MS Project
1 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.91%) OLAP
1 7 (15.91%) Oracle OLAP
2 3 (6.82%) NoSQL
2 3 (6.82%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.55%) MySQL
3 2 (4.55%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (11.36%) Visual Studio
1 5 (11.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.55%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.27%) JIRA
3 1 (2.27%) Selenium
3 1 (2.27%) Behat
3 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
General
1 15 (34.09%) Finance
2 5 (11.36%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 21 (47.73%) Developer
2 15 (34.09%) Architect
2 15 (34.09%) C# Developer
3 13 (29.55%) .NET Developer
4 11 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (22.73%) Senior Developer
6 9 (20.45%) Senior C# Developer
6 9 (20.45%) Senior .NET Developer
7 8 (18.18%) Systems Analyst
7 8 (18.18%) Analyst
8 6 (13.64%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (9.09%) Java Architect
10 3 (6.82%) Java/J2EE Architect
10 3 (6.82%) J2EE Architect
11 2 (4.55%) Enterprise Architect
11 2 (4.55%) Integration Architect
11 2 (4.55%) Web Developer
12 1 (2.27%) Lead Developer
12 1 (2.27%) Business Analyst
12 1 (2.27%) Business Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (61.36%) .NET
2 17 (38.64%) WCF
3 14 (31.82%) HTML
4 11 (25.00%) MSMQ
4 11 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
5 10 (22.73%) XML
6 8 (18.18%) J2EE
7 7 (15.91%) CSS
7 7 (15.91%) jQuery
8 5 (11.36%) XHTML
8 5 (11.36%) REST
8 5 (11.36%) .NET Framework
9 4 (9.09%) Apache Camel
9 4 (9.09%) ASP.NET
10 3 (6.82%) Web Services
10 3 (6.82%) JMS
10 3 (6.82%) SAP PI
10 3 (6.82%) Symfony
10 3 (6.82%) OSGi
11 2 (4.55%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (20.45%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.82%) Client/Server
3 3 (6.82%) N-Tier
4 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.27%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.36%) Windows
2 3 (6.82%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (40.91%) TDD
3 15 (34.09%) OO
4 12 (27.27%) E-Commerce
5 11 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
6 9 (20.45%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (20.45%) Scrum
7 8 (18.18%) ETL
8 7 (15.91%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (15.91%) MVC
8 7 (15.91%) Business Transformation
8 7 (15.91%) System Testing
8 7 (15.91%) Use Case
9 6 (13.64%) Enterprise Architecture
10 5 (11.36%) Multithreading
10 5 (11.36%) OOD
10 5 (11.36%) BDD
11 4 (9.09%) EAI
11 4 (9.09%) OOP
11 4 (9.09%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 17 (38.64%) C#
2 13 (29.55%) SQL
3 10 (22.73%) Java
4 9 (20.45%) VB
5 8 (18.18%) JavaScript
6 3 (6.82%) PHP
7 1 (2.27%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 9 (20.45%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) SAP ITS
Vendors
1 13 (29.55%) Oracle
2 7 (15.91%) SAP
3 5 (11.36%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.55%) BEA
4 2 (4.55%) TIBCO
4 2 (4.55%) webMethods
4 2 (4.55%) IBM
4 2 (4.55%) Talend
5 1 (2.27%) Zend
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