The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 19 20 37
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +17
Contract jobs citing SOA 8 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 4.65% 2.67% 1.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.56% 3.25% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 3
Median daily rate £438 £575 £563
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.91% +2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £575 £553
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £585 £583
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £450 £435
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +21.42%
SOA
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Luton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
144 123 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 83.72% 82.00% 91.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 85 157
Median daily rate £450 £425 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -3.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 3
Median hourly rate £36.00 £45.43 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.75% +116.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Luton region citing SOA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

SOA
Daily Rate Trend in Luton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SOA across the Luton region.

SOA Daily Rate Trend in Luton

SOA
Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOA across the Luton region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016.

SOA Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, 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 Luton region with a requirement for SOA.

1 15 (60.00%) C#
2 14 (56.00%) E-Commerce
3 13 (52.00%) .NET
3 13 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (44.00%) SOAP
4 11 (44.00%) REST
5 9 (36.00%) Software Engineering
5 9 (36.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
5 9 (36.00%) Microservices
6 8 (32.00%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (32.00%) Data Modelling
6 8 (32.00%) Reverse Engineering
7 6 (24.00%) WCF
7 6 (24.00%) Middleware
7 6 (24.00%) TDD
7 6 (24.00%) MS Excel
7 6 (24.00%) API Design
8 4 (16.00%) Logical Data Model
8 4 (16.00%) Hybrid Cloud
8 4 (16.00%) Virtual Servers
8 4 (16.00%) Presales
8 4 (16.00%) Low Latency
8 4 (16.00%) SharePoint
8 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
8 4 (16.00%) Web Services
8 4 (16.00%) TOGAF
8 4 (16.00%) AOP
8 4 (16.00%) Supplier Management
8 4 (16.00%) Business Development

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Luton 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 4 (16.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.00%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (8.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.00%) Apache ServiceMix
3 1 (4.00%) Confluence
3 1 (4.00%) JBoss
3 1 (4.00%) Mule
Applications
1 6 (24.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (12.00%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (4.00%) Unit4 Business World
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) NoSQL
1 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
1 2 (8.00%) General Ledger
1 2 (8.00%) Retail
2 1 (4.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (76.00%) Architect
2 11 (44.00%) Solutions Architect
3 8 (32.00%) Developer
4 6 (24.00%) Technical Architect
5 4 (16.00%) Middleware Architect
6 3 (12.00%) Designer
6 3 (12.00%) Integration Architect
6 3 (12.00%) TIBCO Developer
7 2 (8.00%) .NET Designer
7 2 (8.00%) .NET Developer
7 2 (8.00%) C# Architect
7 2 (8.00%) C# Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Digital Architect
7 2 (8.00%) Digital Solutions Architect
7 2 (8.00%) Messaging Architect
7 2 (8.00%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Senior Designer
7 2 (8.00%) Senior Developer
7 2 (8.00%) SOA Designer
7 2 (8.00%) SOA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (52.00%) .NET
2 11 (44.00%) REST
2 11 (44.00%) SOAP
3 6 (24.00%) Middleware
3 6 (24.00%) WCF
4 4 (16.00%) Web Services
5 3 (12.00%) .NET Framework
5 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (8.00%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (8.00%) MSMQ
7 1 (4.00%) Apache Camel
7 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (16.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 4 (16.00%) Linked Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) E-Commerce
2 13 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (36.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 9 (36.00%) Microservices
3 9 (36.00%) Software Engineering
4 8 (32.00%) Data Modelling
4 8 (32.00%) Reverse Engineering
5 6 (24.00%) API Design
5 6 (24.00%) TDD
6 4 (16.00%) AOP
6 4 (16.00%) Business Development
6 4 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (16.00%) Logical Data Model
6 4 (16.00%) Low Latency
6 4 (16.00%) Presales
6 4 (16.00%) Supplier Management
6 4 (16.00%) TOGAF
7 3 (12.00%) EAI
8 2 (8.00%) High Availability
8 2 (8.00%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 15 (60.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (12.00%) TIBCO
3 2 (8.00%) IBM
4 1 (4.00%) Atlassian
4 1 (4.00%) MuleSoft
4 1 (4.00%) Sitecore
4 1 (4.00%) WSO2
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