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 26 May 2015 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 47 51 45
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Contract jobs citing SOA 23 21 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.87% 2.33% 2.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.65% 3.15% 3.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 16 12
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£450 £395 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.92% -9.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £378 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £410 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.75% +9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £49.25 £31.46
% change year-on-year
-26.39% +56.54%
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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
630 667 391
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 78.65% 74.03% 73.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 345 413 237
Average daily rate £375 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 21 13
Average hourly rate £40.00 £12.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+220.00% -28.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 26 May 2015.

SOA Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 17 (37.78%) Middleware
2 15 (33.33%) OOD
2 15 (33.33%) Java
2 15 (33.33%) Web Services
2 15 (33.33%) OO
3 14 (31.11%) SOAP
3 14 (31.11%) .NET
3 14 (31.11%) SQL Server
3 14 (31.11%) Scrum
3 14 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (28.89%) WCF
5 12 (26.67%) TDD
5 12 (26.67%) NUnit
5 12 (26.67%) Automated Testing
5 12 (26.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (26.67%) Oracle
5 12 (26.67%) C#
6 11 (24.44%) MVC
7 10 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 10 (22.22%) UML
7 10 (22.22%) SharePoint
7 10 (22.22%) Kentico
8 9 (20.00%) REST
8 9 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (20.00%) Degree
8 9 (20.00%) SQL
8 9 (20.00%) CMS
8 9 (20.00%) EAI
9 8 (17.78%) E-Commerce
9 8 (17.78%) WebSphere

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 10 (22.22%) SharePoint
1 10 (22.22%) Kentico
2 9 (20.00%) CMS
3 8 (17.78%) WebSphere
4 5 (11.11%) Oracle Workflow
5 4 (8.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (8.89%) WebLogic
6 2 (4.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (4.44%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (2.22%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (11.11%) Oracle Financials
1 5 (11.11%) Oracle 11i
1 5 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (11.11%) Oracle Applications
1 5 (11.11%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.89%) Google Checkout
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.89%) LDAP
1 4 (8.89%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (31.11%) SQL Server
2 8 (17.78%) Oracle Database
3 6 (13.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 12 (26.67%) NUnit
1 12 (26.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (13.33%) Visual Studio
3 5 (11.11%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (2.22%) Selenium
General
1 7 (15.56%) Finance
1 7 (15.56%) Retail
2 4 (8.89%) Automotive
3 2 (4.44%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.44%) Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (55.56%) Architect
2 20 (44.44%) Solutions Architect
3 19 (42.22%) Developer
4 11 (24.44%) .NET Developer
4 11 (24.44%) Digital Architect
5 10 (22.22%) Digital Solutions Architect
6 5 (11.11%) Oracle Architect
7 4 (8.89%) Java Developer
7 4 (8.89%) Web Architect
8 3 (6.67%) Java Architect
8 3 (6.67%) Oracle Technical Architect
8 3 (6.67%) Technical Architect
9 2 (4.44%) SOA Developer
9 2 (4.44%) Oracle Solutions Architect
10 1 (2.22%) UI Programmer
10 1 (2.22%) Business Solution Architect
10 1 (2.22%) Senior .NET Developer
10 1 (2.22%) UI Developer
10 1 (2.22%) Website Architect
10 1 (2.22%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (37.78%) Middleware
2 15 (33.33%) Web Services
3 14 (31.11%) .NET
3 14 (31.11%) SOAP
4 13 (28.89%) WCF
5 10 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 9 (20.00%) REST
7 7 (15.56%) jQuery
7 7 (15.56%) Spring
8 6 (13.33%) JSP
9 5 (11.11%) HTML
9 5 (11.11%) XML
10 4 (8.89%) Ajax
10 4 (8.89%) DHTML
10 4 (8.89%) CSS
10 4 (8.89%) Struts
10 4 (8.89%) SAML
11 3 (6.67%) Hibernate
11 3 (6.67%) jBPM
12 2 (4.44%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.22%) DataPower
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (33.33%) OO
1 15 (33.33%) OOD
2 14 (31.11%) Scrum
2 14 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (26.67%) TDD
3 12 (26.67%) Automated Testing
4 11 (24.44%) MVC
5 10 (22.22%) UML
6 9 (20.00%) EAI
7 8 (17.78%) E-Commerce
7 8 (17.78%) Enterprise Architecture
8 6 (13.33%) Migration
9 5 (11.11%) Strategic Management
9 5 (11.11%) Unit Testing
9 5 (11.11%) Project Management
9 5 (11.11%) Workflow
9 5 (11.11%) Content Management
10 4 (8.89%) SEO
10 4 (8.89%) B2B
10 4 (8.89%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 15 (33.33%) Java
2 12 (26.67%) C#
3 9 (20.00%) SQL
4 5 (11.11%) PL/SQL
4 5 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.44%) C++
5 2 (4.44%) XQuery
6 1 (2.22%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 12 (26.67%) Oracle
2 4 (8.89%) Google
2 4 (8.89%) Coremetrics
2 4 (8.89%) PayPal
3 3 (6.67%) IBM
3 3 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.44%) Adobe
4 2 (4.44%) SAP