The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 50 27 45
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +18
Contract jobs citing SOA 22 38 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.63% 4.94% 2.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.43% 6.47% 2.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 24 9
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£415 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.77% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £391 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £520 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +13.97%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
642 587 370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 76.89% 76.33% 71.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 363 320 182
Average daily rate £375 £400 £352
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £266 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 31
Average hourly rate £18.50 £15.97 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.84% -11.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SOA across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

SOA
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

SOA Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

SOA
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOA across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

SOA Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 20 (57.14%) .NET
2 18 (51.43%) SQL Server
2 18 (51.43%) C#
3 17 (48.57%) WCF
4 16 (45.71%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (45.71%) NUnit
4 16 (45.71%) Automated Testing
5 15 (42.86%) Scrum
5 15 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
6 14 (40.00%) TDD
6 14 (40.00%) OO
7 13 (37.14%) Oracle
8 12 (34.29%) MVC
8 12 (34.29%) OOD
8 12 (34.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 11 (31.43%) Oracle Database
9 11 (31.43%) SQL
10 10 (28.57%) SharePoint
10 10 (28.57%) Kentico
10 10 (28.57%) jQuery
11 9 (25.71%) CMS
11 9 (25.71%) Visual Studio
11 9 (25.71%) Java
12 8 (22.86%) Oracle Database 11g
13 7 (20.00%) Finance
14 6 (17.14%) Selenium
15 5 (14.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 5 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
15 5 (14.29%) Workflow

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 10 (28.57%) SharePoint
1 10 (28.57%) Kentico
2 9 (25.71%) CMS
3 5 (14.29%) Oracle Workflow
3 5 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (5.71%) SAS
4 2 (5.71%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (2.86%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Oracle Financials
1 5 (14.29%) Oracle 11i
1 5 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (14.29%) Oracle Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (5.71%) ResourceLink
3 1 (2.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) LDAP
1 1 (2.86%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (51.43%) SQL Server
2 11 (31.43%) Oracle Database
3 8 (22.86%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
4 5 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (5.71%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 16 (45.71%) NUnit
2 15 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (25.71%) Visual Studio
4 6 (17.14%) Selenium
5 5 (14.29%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (5.71%) TeamCity
6 2 (5.71%) MSBuild
6 2 (5.71%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (2.86%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Back Office
2 2 (5.71%) Retail
3 1 (2.86%) Marketing
3 1 (2.86%) Electronics
3 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.86%) Automotive
3 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (54.29%) Developer
2 12 (34.29%) Architect
2 12 (34.29%) .NET Developer
3 7 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (14.29%) Oracle Architect
5 4 (11.43%) Digital Architect
5 4 (11.43%) Digital Solutions Architect
6 3 (8.57%) Configuration Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Technical Architect
6 3 (8.57%) Oracle Technical Architect
7 2 (5.71%) Analyst Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Oracle Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.86%) Business Solution Architect
8 1 (2.86%) Lead Java Developer
8 1 (2.86%) WebSphere Architect
8 1 (2.86%) Lead Architect
8 1 (2.86%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (57.14%) .NET
2 17 (48.57%) WCF
3 12 (34.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 10 (28.57%) jQuery
5 5 (14.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 5 (14.29%) .NET Framework
5 5 (14.29%) Middleware
6 4 (11.43%) SOAP
7 3 (8.57%) Web Services
7 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET
7 3 (8.57%) REST
8 2 (5.71%) HTML
8 2 (5.71%) XML
8 2 (5.71%) XHTML
9 1 (2.86%) JMS
9 1 (2.86%) WSDL
9 1 (2.86%) SAML
9 1 (2.86%) Hibernate
9 1 (2.86%) Spring
9 1 (2.86%) jBPM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.86%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.86%) DTV
3 1 (2.86%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.71%) UNIX
1 2 (5.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (45.71%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (45.71%) Automated Testing
2 15 (42.86%) Scrum
3 14 (40.00%) TDD
3 14 (40.00%) OO
4 12 (34.29%) OOD
4 12 (34.29%) MVC
5 5 (14.29%) Workflow
5 5 (14.29%) Migration
5 5 (14.29%) Configuration Management
5 5 (14.29%) Project Management
5 5 (14.29%) Strategic Management
6 4 (11.43%) Release Management
6 4 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (8.57%) EAI
8 2 (5.71%) UML
8 2 (5.71%) E-Commerce
8 2 (5.71%) System Testing
8 2 (5.71%) BDD
8 2 (5.71%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 18 (51.43%) C#
2 11 (31.43%) SQL
3 9 (25.71%) Java
4 5 (14.29%) PL/SQL
5 4 (11.43%) JavaScript
6 2 (5.71%) Perl
6 2 (5.71%) PHP
6 2 (5.71%) C
6 2 (5.71%) C++
6 2 (5.71%) COBOL
6 2 (5.71%) VB
6 2 (5.71%) VB6
6 2 (5.71%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.86%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (37.14%) Oracle
2 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.71%) Northgate
4 1 (2.86%) Adobe
4 1 (2.86%) SAP
4 1 (2.86%) IBM
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