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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 46 50 50
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Contract jobs citing SOA 16 25 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.39% 2.60% 2.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.93% 3.26% 3.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 18
Median daily rate £450 £425 £483
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -11.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £265 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £620 £516
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £450 £429
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +4.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +84.78%
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
546 768 669
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 81.61% 79.92% 78.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 319 464 407
Median daily rate £425 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £274 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £537 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 8 15
Median hourly rate £10.62 £22.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.80% +87.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £17.68 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £28.80 £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +30.16%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing SOA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 August 2016.

SOA Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 25 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for SOA.

1 16 (50.00%) Java
2 14 (43.75%) .NET
3 12 (37.50%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (28.13%) MVC
4 9 (28.13%) Middleware
4 9 (28.13%) ASP.NET
4 9 (28.13%) IBM
4 9 (28.13%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 8 (25.00%) N-Tier
5 8 (25.00%) Web Services
5 8 (25.00%) J2EE
6 7 (21.88%) SharePoint
6 7 (21.88%) UML
6 7 (21.88%) EAI
6 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (21.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 7 (21.88%) User Experience
6 7 (21.88%) Use Case
6 7 (21.88%) Load Testing
7 6 (18.75%) Microservices
7 6 (18.75%) Spring Boot
7 6 (18.75%) Relational Database
7 6 (18.75%) Domain-Driven Design
7 6 (18.75%) Finance
7 6 (18.75%) SOAP
8 5 (15.63%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (15.63%) SQL
8 5 (15.63%) XML
8 5 (15.63%) TDD

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 7 (21.88%) SharePoint
2 5 (15.63%) WebSphere
3 3 (9.38%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Office
1 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) Relational Database
2 5 (15.63%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.13%) DB2
3 1 (3.13%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) JUnit
2 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.13%) JIRA
2 1 (3.13%) Maven
General
1 6 (18.75%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Banking
2 1 (3.13%) Electronics
2 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.13%) Marketing
2 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (53.13%) Architect
2 13 (40.63%) Developer
3 10 (31.25%) Solutions Architect
4 9 (28.13%) .NET Architect
5 7 (21.88%) Integration Architect
5 7 (21.88%) Technical Architect
6 6 (18.75%) .NET Technical Architect
6 6 (18.75%) Java Developer
6 6 (18.75%) Web Architect
7 5 (15.63%) Cloud Developer
8 4 (12.50%) Data Architect
8 4 (12.50%) Senior Developer
8 4 (12.50%) Web Applications Architect
9 3 (9.38%) .NET Solutions Architect
10 2 (6.25%) EAI Architect
10 2 (6.25%) J2EE Solutions Architect
10 2 (6.25%) SAP Architect
10 2 (6.25%) SAP Solutions Architect
10 2 (6.25%) Senior .NET Web Developer
10 2 (6.25%) SOA Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (43.75%) .NET
2 9 (28.13%) ASP.NET
2 9 (28.13%) ASP.NET MVC
2 9 (28.13%) Middleware
3 8 (25.00%) J2EE
3 8 (25.00%) Web Services
4 7 (21.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 6 (18.75%) SOAP
5 6 (18.75%) Spring Boot
6 5 (15.63%) Node.js
6 5 (15.63%) Spring
6 5 (15.63%) XML
7 4 (12.50%) IBM Integration Bus
7 4 (12.50%) REST
8 3 (9.38%) JSON
8 3 (9.38%) WebSphere MQ
8 3 (9.38%) XSD
9 2 (6.25%) WCF
10 1 (3.13%) Grails
10 1 (3.13%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 12 (37.50%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (25.00%) N-Tier
3 7 (21.88%) User Experience
4 4 (12.50%) Data Integration
4 4 (12.50%) DataPower
5 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) Linux
1 3 (9.38%) Unix
2 1 (3.13%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) MVC
2 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (21.88%) EAI
2 7 (21.88%) Load Testing
2 7 (21.88%) UML
2 7 (21.88%) Use Case
3 6 (18.75%) Domain-Driven Design
3 6 (18.75%) Microservices
4 5 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (15.63%) Pair Programming
4 5 (15.63%) TDD
5 4 (12.50%) Service Design
5 4 (12.50%) Web Development
6 3 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (9.38%) Migration
6 3 (9.38%) Scrum
6 3 (9.38%) Software Engineering
6 3 (9.38%) TOGAF
6 3 (9.38%) Zachman Framework
7 2 (6.25%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 16 (50.00%) Java
2 5 (15.63%) SQL
3 3 (9.38%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.13%) Groovy
4 1 (3.13%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Docker
Vendors
1 9 (28.13%) IBM
2 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (9.38%) Oracle
3 3 (9.38%) SAP