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 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 49 55 28
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -27
Contract jobs citing SOA 18 17 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.57% 2.14% 5.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.08% 2.72% 6.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 14 21
Average daily rate £575 £415 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.55% -2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £388 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £673 £485 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £451 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.11% +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
Buckinghamshire

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
584 624 578
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 83.43% 78.39% 77.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 301 341 317
Average daily rate £394 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 11 16
Average hourly rate £14.20 £16.00 £15.49
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.25% +3.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £18.50 £27.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 9 February 2016.

SOA Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 21 (53.85%) Oracle
2 18 (46.15%) .NET
3 17 (43.59%) Middleware
4 16 (41.03%) Microsoft
5 14 (35.90%) SQL
5 14 (35.90%) SOAP
6 13 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (30.77%) Finance
7 12 (30.77%) C#
7 12 (30.77%) REST
8 10 (25.64%) TDD
8 10 (25.64%) Retail
9 9 (23.08%) SAP
9 9 (23.08%) E-Commerce
10 8 (20.51%) SQL Server
11 7 (17.95%) MSMQ
11 7 (17.95%) Red Hat
11 7 (17.95%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (17.95%) Zachman Framework
11 7 (17.95%) TOGAF
11 7 (17.95%) Technical Architecture
11 7 (17.95%) WCF
11 7 (17.95%) High Availability
12 6 (15.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 6 (15.38%) People Management
12 6 (15.38%) Data Integration
12 6 (15.38%) EAI
12 6 (15.38%) MVC
12 6 (15.38%) Web Services
13 5 (12.82%) PL/SQL

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 6 (15.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (12.82%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (10.26%) JBoss
3 4 (10.26%) Oracle Service Bus
4 3 (7.69%) SharePoint
4 3 (7.69%) WebSphere
5 2 (5.13%) Apache
5 2 (5.13%) IIS
5 2 (5.13%) MQSeries
5 2 (5.13%) Oracle BPEL
6 1 (2.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (2.56%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.82%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (12.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) Wireshark
2 1 (2.56%) LDAP
2 1 (2.56%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.51%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.82%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (7.69%) Oracle Database
4 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (5.13%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Fiddler
General
1 12 (30.77%) Finance
2 10 (25.64%) Retail
3 4 (10.26%) Automotive
4 3 (7.69%) Banking
4 3 (7.69%) Telecoms
5 2 (5.13%) Electronics
5 2 (5.13%) Manufacturing
5 2 (5.13%) Marketing
6 1 (2.56%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 22 (56.41%) Architect
2 13 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
3 7 (17.95%) Senior Architect
4 6 (15.38%) Designer
4 6 (15.38%) Enterprise Architect
5 5 (12.82%) E-Commerce Architect
5 5 (12.82%) TOGAF Architect
5 5 (12.82%) TOGAF Enterprise Architect
6 4 (10.26%) Consultant
6 4 (10.26%) Developer
6 4 (10.26%) Lead Architect
6 4 (10.26%) Lead Enterprise Architect
6 4 (10.26%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 4 (10.26%) SOA Designer
7 3 (7.69%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
7 3 (7.69%) Oracle Architect
7 3 (7.69%) SAP Architect
7 3 (7.69%) SAP Enterprise Architect
7 3 (7.69%) Web Architect
8 2 (5.13%) SOA Solution Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (46.15%) .NET
2 17 (43.59%) Middleware
3 14 (35.90%) SOAP
4 12 (30.77%) REST
5 7 (17.95%) MSMQ
5 7 (17.95%) WCF
6 6 (15.38%) Web Services
7 5 (12.82%) Oracle Fusion
8 4 (10.26%) .NET Framework
8 4 (10.26%) XML
8 4 (10.26%) XSD
9 3 (7.69%) ASP.NET
9 3 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (7.69%) SAP PI
10 2 (5.13%) EDI
10 2 (5.13%) JSON
10 2 (5.13%) Velocity
10 2 (5.13%) WSDL
10 2 (5.13%) XSLT
11 1 (2.56%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Data Integration
2 5 (12.82%) Data Centre
2 5 (12.82%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (7.69%) Digital Media
3 3 (7.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (7.69%) N-Tier
3 3 (7.69%) SCADA
3 3 (7.69%) Social Media
4 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.13%) DataPower
5 1 (2.56%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.56%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (25.64%) TDD
3 9 (23.08%) E-Commerce
4 7 (17.95%) High Availability
4 7 (17.95%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (17.95%) Technical Architecture
4 7 (17.95%) TOGAF
4 7 (17.95%) Zachman Framework
5 6 (15.38%) EAI
5 6 (15.38%) MVC
5 6 (15.38%) People Management
6 5 (12.82%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (12.82%) DevOps
6 5 (12.82%) Migration
6 5 (12.82%) Scrum
7 4 (10.26%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (7.69%) Content Management
8 3 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (7.69%) CRM
8 3 (7.69%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 14 (35.90%) SQL
2 12 (30.77%) C#
3 5 (12.82%) PL/SQL
4 3 (7.69%) ABAP
5 2 (5.13%) Java
5 2 (5.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.56%) ISEB
2 1 (2.56%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (53.85%) Oracle
2 16 (41.03%) Microsoft
3 9 (23.08%) SAP
4 7 (17.95%) Red Hat
5 4 (10.26%) Adobe
5 4 (10.26%) IBM
6 3 (7.69%) FatWire
6 3 (7.69%) Guidewire
6 3 (7.69%) hybris
6 3 (7.69%) MuleSoft
6 3 (7.69%) Pega
6 3 (7.69%) Sitecore
7 1 (2.56%) VMware
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £575 per day
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