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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Bedfordshire / Luton
Rank 19 6 12
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +6
Contract jobs citing SOA 2 29 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 1.92% 17.26% 12.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.33% 19.46% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 27 15
Median daily rate - £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £451 £446
% change year-on-year
-0.11% +0.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £48.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+13.98% +13.52%

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
86 149 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 82.69% 88.69% 85.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 114 112
Median daily rate £525 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £288 £337
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 17 2
Median hourly rate £14.00 £50.68 £11.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-72.37% +331.31%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +52.94%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 12 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (70.59%) Web Services
1 12 (70.59%) Enterprise Architecture
2 10 (58.82%) SQL Server
3 9 (52.94%) C#
3 9 (52.94%) .NET
3 9 (52.94%) SharePoint
3 9 (52.94%) TOGAF
3 9 (52.94%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (52.94%) Business Development
3 9 (52.94%) Degree
3 9 (52.94%) NoSQL
3 9 (52.94%) Linked Data
3 9 (52.94%) Presales
3 9 (52.94%) Virtual Servers
3 9 (52.94%) Document Composition
3 9 (52.94%) Supplier Management
4 3 (17.65%) API Design
4 3 (17.65%) SOAP
4 3 (17.65%) TIBCO
5 2 (11.76%) IBM
5 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
5 2 (11.76%) JMS
5 2 (11.76%) Data Modelling
5 2 (11.76%) Middleware
5 2 (11.76%) Project Planning
5 2 (11.76%) Logical Data Model
6 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (5.88%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (5.88%) Software Delivery

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 9 (52.94%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.88%) Apache
2 1 (5.88%) JBoss
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.88%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) FTP
1 1 (5.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (58.82%) SQL Server
2 9 (52.94%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.88%) MySQL
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
1 1 (5.88%) Marketing
1 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (76.47%) Architect
1 13 (76.47%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (11.76%) Developer
2 2 (11.76%) Digital Architect
2 2 (11.76%) Digital Solutions Architect
2 2 (11.76%) Technical Leader
2 2 (11.76%) TIBCO Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Sitecore Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (70.59%) Web Services
2 9 (52.94%) .NET
3 3 (17.65%) SOAP
4 2 (11.76%) JMS
4 2 (11.76%) Middleware
5 1 (5.88%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (5.88%) Apache Camel
5 1 (5.88%) Apache CXF
5 1 (5.88%) J2EE
5 1 (5.88%) JAX-RS
5 1 (5.88%) JAX-WS
5 1 (5.88%) JSON
5 1 (5.88%) REST
5 1 (5.88%) RESTful
5 1 (5.88%) Spring
5 1 (5.88%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (52.94%) Linked Data
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.88%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (70.59%) Enterprise Architecture
2 9 (52.94%) Business Development
2 9 (52.94%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (52.94%) Document Composition
2 9 (52.94%) Presales
2 9 (52.94%) Supplier Management
2 9 (52.94%) TOGAF
3 3 (17.65%) API Design
4 2 (11.76%) Data Modelling
4 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
4 2 (11.76%) Logical Data Model
4 2 (11.76%) Project Planning
5 1 (5.88%) BPR
5 1 (5.88%) CRM
5 1 (5.88%) Network Architecture
5 1 (5.88%) OO
5 1 (5.88%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (5.88%) Scrum
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) C#
2 1 (5.88%) Java
2 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) Degree
System Software
1 9 (52.94%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) TIBCO
2 2 (11.76%) IBM
3 1 (5.88%) BEA
3 1 (5.88%) hybris
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) SAP
3 1 (5.88%) Sitecore