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 19 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 59 38 50
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +12
Contract jobs citing SOA 14 22 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.55% 3.03% 1.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.00% 4.19% 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 5
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£450 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £240 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £469 £415
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 £34.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+39.70% -1.44%
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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
699 525 419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 77.58% 72.21% 72.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 424 282 201
Average daily rate £350 £375 £354
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +5.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 23 16
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £13.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.15 £34.00 £18.00
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 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 19 December 2014.

SOA Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 18 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (53.13%) C#
3 16 (50.00%) .NET
4 14 (43.75%) WCF
5 13 (40.63%) Scrum
5 13 (40.63%) OO
6 12 (37.50%) Oracle
6 12 (37.50%) TDD
6 12 (37.50%) NUnit
6 12 (37.50%) Automated Testing
6 12 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
7 11 (34.38%) SQL Server
8 10 (31.25%) Oracle Database
9 9 (28.13%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (28.13%) Visual Studio
10 8 (25.00%) SQL
10 8 (25.00%) Configuration Management
10 8 (25.00%) jQuery
10 8 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 7 (21.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 7 (21.88%) Oracle Database 11g
11 7 (21.88%) Selenium
11 7 (21.88%) MVC
11 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
12 6 (18.75%) N-Tier
12 6 (18.75%) OOD
12 6 (18.75%) Java
12 6 (18.75%) JavaScript
12 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET
12 6 (18.75%) Finance

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 7 (21.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (12.50%) CMS
2 4 (12.50%) Kentico
3 3 (9.38%) WebSphere
3 3 (9.38%) SharePoint
4 2 (6.25%) SAS
4 2 (6.25%) WebSphere Portal
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (3.13%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (3.13%) Apache
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) ResourceLink
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) Firewall
1 1 (3.13%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (34.38%) SQL Server
2 10 (31.25%) Oracle Database
3 7 (21.88%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (6.25%) Ingres
5 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 12 (37.50%) NUnit
1 12 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (28.13%) Visual Studio
3 7 (21.88%) Selenium
4 3 (9.38%) MSBuild
4 3 (9.38%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (9.38%) TeamCity
5 1 (3.13%) Redmine
5 1 (3.13%) WebDriver
5 1 (3.13%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (3.13%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (3.13%) LoadRunner
General
1 6 (18.75%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Back Office
3 1 (3.13%) Retail
3 1 (3.13%) Automotive
3 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.13%) Electronics
3 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (56.25%) Developer
2 5 (15.63%) .NET Developer
2 5 (15.63%) Architect
3 4 (12.50%) Software Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Configuration Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Web Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Development Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Lead Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Web Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Web Development Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Portal Developer
6 1 (3.13%) QA Leader
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle Architect
6 1 (3.13%) Technical Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle SOA Developer
6 1 (3.13%) SOA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (50.00%) .NET
2 14 (43.75%) WCF
3 8 (25.00%) jQuery
3 8 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET
4 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 5 (15.63%) .NET Framework
6 4 (12.50%) HTML
6 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (9.38%) Web Services
7 3 (9.38%) XML
8 2 (6.25%) JMS
8 2 (6.25%) WebSphere MQ
8 2 (6.25%) SOAP
8 2 (6.25%) XHTML
8 2 (6.25%) J2EE
8 2 (6.25%) Spring
8 2 (6.25%) AngularJS
8 2 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (6.25%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) N-Tier
2 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.13%) Learning Management System
3 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.13%) User Experience
3 1 (3.13%) VLE
3 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.13%) CMDB
3 1 (3.13%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) UNIX
1 3 (9.38%) Windows
2 1 (3.13%) AIX
2 1 (3.13%) Linux
2 1 (3.13%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (40.63%) Scrum
2 13 (40.63%) OO
3 12 (37.50%) TDD
3 12 (37.50%) Automated Testing
4 9 (28.13%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (25.00%) Configuration Management
6 7 (21.88%) MVC
7 6 (18.75%) OOD
8 5 (15.63%) Coaching
8 5 (15.63%) BDD
8 5 (15.63%) Release Management
9 4 (12.50%) Domain-Driven Design
10 2 (6.25%) Web Development
10 2 (6.25%) Content Management
10 2 (6.25%) Data Analysis
10 2 (6.25%) DevOps
10 2 (6.25%) System Testing
11 1 (3.13%) Waterfall
11 1 (3.13%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (53.13%) C#
2 8 (25.00%) SQL
3 6 (18.75%) Java
3 6 (18.75%) JavaScript
4 3 (9.38%) PowerShell
4 3 (9.38%) Perl
4 3 (9.38%) PHP
5 2 (6.25%) PL/SQL
5 2 (6.25%) C
5 2 (6.25%) COBOL
5 2 (6.25%) VB
5 2 (6.25%) VB6
6 1 (3.13%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (3.13%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) SCCM
2 1 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.13%) Nagios
Vendors
1 12 (37.50%) Oracle
2 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.25%) IBM
3 2 (6.25%) Northgate
4 1 (3.13%) Splunk
4 1 (3.13%) SAP
4 1 (3.13%) HP
4 1 (3.13%) Red Hat
Milton Keynes
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Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago