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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 51 49 55
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Contract jobs citing SOA 8 28 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.27% 2.76% 1.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.56% 3.41% 2.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 15 12
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £335 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £650 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £450 £440
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £41.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
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
513 821 644
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 81.17% 80.81% 78.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 489 369
Median daily rate £438 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £270 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 14 22
Median hourly rate £14.00 £19.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.20% +30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.49 £9.05 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £30.00 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 27 September 2016.

SOA Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 15 (57.69%) Java
2 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (30.77%) .NET
2 8 (30.77%) Web Services
2 8 (30.77%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (26.92%) Microservices
3 7 (26.92%) Spring Boot
3 7 (26.92%) Domain-Driven Design
3 7 (26.92%) J2EE
3 7 (26.92%) UML
3 7 (26.92%) EAI
3 7 (26.92%) IBM
3 7 (26.92%) Middleware
4 6 (23.08%) MVC
4 6 (23.08%) TDD
4 6 (23.08%) Pair Programming
4 6 (23.08%) Spring
4 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET
4 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (23.08%) Relational Database
4 6 (23.08%) Node.js
5 5 (19.23%) SQL
5 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
5 5 (19.23%) SOAP
5 5 (19.23%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (19.23%) N-Tier
6 4 (15.38%) SharePoint
6 4 (15.38%) XML
6 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms

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 4 (15.38%) SharePoint
1 4 (15.38%) WebSphere
2 3 (11.54%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Office
1 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) Relational Database
2 5 (19.23%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.85%) DB2
3 1 (3.85%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) JUnit
2 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.85%) JIRA
2 1 (3.85%) Maven
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Developer
2 11 (42.31%) Architect
3 7 (26.92%) Integration Architect
3 7 (26.92%) Java Developer
3 7 (26.92%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (19.23%) Cloud Developer
5 4 (15.38%) .NET Architect
5 4 (15.38%) Data Architect
5 4 (15.38%) Senior Developer
5 4 (15.38%) Technical Architect
5 4 (15.38%) Web Applications Architect
5 4 (15.38%) Web Architect
6 3 (11.54%) .NET Technical Architect
7 2 (7.69%) .NET Developer
7 2 (7.69%) .NET Web Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Senior Web Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (30.77%) .NET
1 8 (30.77%) Web Services
2 7 (26.92%) J2EE
2 7 (26.92%) Middleware
2 7 (26.92%) Spring Boot
3 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET
3 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (23.08%) Node.js
3 6 (23.08%) Spring
4 5 (19.23%) SOAP
5 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 4 (15.38%) XML
6 3 (11.54%) IBM Integration Bus
6 3 (11.54%) REST
7 2 (7.69%) JSON
7 2 (7.69%) WCF
7 2 (7.69%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (7.69%) XSD
8 1 (3.85%) JMS
8 1 (3.85%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (19.23%) N-Tier
3 4 (15.38%) Data Integration
3 4 (15.38%) User Experience
4 3 (11.54%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Linux
1 3 (11.54%) Unix
2 1 (3.85%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (26.92%) Domain-Driven Design
2 7 (26.92%) EAI
2 7 (26.92%) Microservices
2 7 (26.92%) UML
3 6 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (23.08%) MVC
3 6 (23.08%) Pair Programming
3 6 (23.08%) TDD
4 4 (15.38%) Load Testing
4 4 (15.38%) Service Design
4 4 (15.38%) Use Case
5 3 (11.54%) Scrum
5 3 (11.54%) Software Engineering
6 2 (7.69%) CRM
6 2 (7.69%) Migration
6 2 (7.69%) Web Development
7 1 (3.85%) Data Modelling
7 1 (3.85%) ETL
7 1 (3.85%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (57.69%) Java
2 5 (19.23%) SQL
3 3 (11.54%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.85%) Groovy
4 1 (3.85%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Docker
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) IBM
2 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
3 3 (11.54%) Oracle