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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 45 51 46
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Contract jobs citing SOA 18 21 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.68% 2.56% 2.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.26% 3.20% 3.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 18 23
Median daily rate £488 £438 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -6.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £360 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £470 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
+4.44% +6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £40.60 £43.25
% change year-on-year
+8.37% -6.12%
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
552 657 691
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 82.14% 80.02% 77.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 381 437
Median daily rate £410 £391 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.99% +5.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 7 20
Median hourly rate £11.25 £22.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +80.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £40.00 £15.89
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 28 June 2016.

SOA Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 20 (51.28%) .NET
2 16 (41.03%) Middleware
2 16 (41.03%) Java
3 15 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 15 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (35.90%) SOAP
5 13 (33.33%) TDD
5 13 (33.33%) REST
6 11 (28.21%) J2EE
7 10 (25.64%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (23.08%) SQL
9 8 (20.51%) C#
9 8 (20.51%) Web Services
9 8 (20.51%) Red Hat
9 8 (20.51%) EAI
9 8 (20.51%) IBM
9 8 (20.51%) Spring
9 8 (20.51%) High Availability
10 7 (17.95%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (17.95%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 7 (17.95%) User Experience
10 7 (17.95%) WebSphere
10 7 (17.95%) Use Case
10 7 (17.95%) Load Testing
10 7 (17.95%) MVC
10 7 (17.95%) UML
10 7 (17.95%) SharePoint
10 7 (17.95%) E-Commerce
10 7 (17.95%) N-Tier
10 7 (17.95%) ASP.NET

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 (17.95%) SharePoint
1 7 (17.95%) WebSphere
2 6 (15.38%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.26%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (10.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.13%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.56%) DB2
3 1 (2.56%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) JUnit
2 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.56%) JIRA
2 1 (2.56%) Maven
General
1 6 (15.38%) Finance
2 5 (12.82%) Retail
3 1 (2.56%) Automotive
3 1 (2.56%) Banking
3 1 (2.56%) Electronics
3 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.56%) Marketing
3 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (58.97%) Architect
2 17 (43.59%) Developer
3 11 (28.21%) Solutions Architect
4 10 (25.64%) Technical Architect
5 9 (23.08%) .NET Architect
6 8 (20.51%) Java Developer
7 7 (17.95%) Senior Developer
8 6 (15.38%) .NET Technical Architect
8 6 (15.38%) Web Architect
9 5 (12.82%) Cloud Developer
9 5 (12.82%) E-Commerce Architect
10 4 (10.26%) Designer
10 4 (10.26%) Senior Architect
10 4 (10.26%) Senior Java Developer
11 3 (7.69%) .NET Solutions Architect
11 3 (7.69%) Integration Architect
12 2 (5.13%) SAP Architect
12 2 (5.13%) SAP Solutions Architect
12 2 (5.13%) Senior Designer
12 2 (5.13%) SOA Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (51.28%) .NET
2 16 (41.03%) Middleware
3 14 (35.90%) SOAP
4 13 (33.33%) REST
5 11 (28.21%) J2EE
6 8 (20.51%) Spring
6 8 (20.51%) Web Services
7 7 (17.95%) ASP.NET
7 7 (17.95%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (17.95%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 6 (15.38%) Spring Boot
9 5 (12.82%) Node.js
9 5 (12.82%) XML
10 4 (10.26%) IBM Integration Bus
10 4 (10.26%) MSMQ
10 4 (10.26%) WCF
11 3 (7.69%) JSON
11 3 (7.69%) WebSphere MQ
11 3 (7.69%) XSD
12 1 (2.56%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.64%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (17.95%) N-Tier
2 7 (17.95%) User Experience
3 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (10.26%) Data Integration
3 4 (10.26%) DataPower
4 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.69%) Linux
1 3 (7.69%) Unix
2 1 (2.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (33.33%) TDD
3 8 (20.51%) EAI
3 8 (20.51%) High Availability
4 7 (17.95%) E-Commerce
4 7 (17.95%) Load Testing
4 7 (17.95%) MVC
4 7 (17.95%) UML
4 7 (17.95%) Use Case
5 6 (15.38%) Domain-Driven Design
5 6 (15.38%) Microservices
6 5 (12.82%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (12.82%) Pair Programming
7 4 (10.26%) DevOps
8 3 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (7.69%) Migration
8 3 (7.69%) Scrum
8 3 (7.69%) Software Engineering
8 3 (7.69%) TOGAF
8 3 (7.69%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 16 (41.03%) Java
2 9 (23.08%) SQL
3 8 (20.51%) C#
4 3 (7.69%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.56%) Groovy
5 1 (2.56%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (15.38%) Degree
2 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Docker
Vendors
1 15 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 8 (20.51%) IBM
2 8 (20.51%) Red Hat
3 5 (12.82%) Oracle
4 3 (7.69%) SAP