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 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 53 46 50
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Contract jobs citing SOA 13 20 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.98% 2.75% 2.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.39% 3.26% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 19 17
Median daily rate £365 £550 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.63% +32.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £400 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £659 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £439
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £50.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +42.85%

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
544 613 671
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 82.67% 84.32% 79.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 327 329 380
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £538 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 9
Median hourly rate £15.50 £14.20 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.15% -23.24%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +40.35%

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 26 February 2017.

SOA Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 17 (94.44%) Java
2 13 (72.22%) Spring
3 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (50.00%) Web Services
5 7 (38.89%) Oracle
5 7 (38.89%) TDD
5 7 (38.89%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (38.89%) Git (software)
6 6 (33.33%) Node.js
6 6 (33.33%) RESTful
6 6 (33.33%) Microservices
6 6 (33.33%) Spring Boot
6 6 (33.33%) Java EE
7 5 (27.78%) Maven
7 5 (27.78%) Unit Testing
7 5 (27.78%) Grails
7 5 (27.78%) Pair Programming
7 5 (27.78%) Scrum
7 5 (27.78%) Linux
7 5 (27.78%) XML
7 5 (27.78%) SOAP
7 5 (27.78%) Spring Cloud
7 5 (27.78%) Groovy
7 5 (27.78%) REST
7 5 (27.78%) Domain-Driven Design
7 5 (27.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 4 (22.22%) JPA
8 4 (22.22%) XSLT
8 4 (22.22%) SQL
8 4 (22.22%) EAI

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 5 (27.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (11.11%) Apache
2 2 (11.11%) JBoss
2 2 (11.11%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.56%) Confluence
3 1 (5.56%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.56%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) AMQP
2 1 (5.56%) Internet
2 1 (5.56%) Intranet
2 1 (5.56%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) Hazelcast
1 3 (16.67%) MySQL
1 3 (16.67%) Relational Database
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) Git (software)
2 5 (27.78%) Maven
3 4 (22.22%) JIRA
4 3 (16.67%) Jenkins
5 2 (11.11%) Bitbucket
5 2 (11.11%) Gradle
5 2 (11.11%) JUnit
5 2 (11.11%) Mockito
5 2 (11.11%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (11.11%) Spock
5 2 (11.11%) Subversion
6 1 (5.56%) GitLab
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (77.78%) Developer
2 12 (66.67%) Java Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Architect
3 4 (22.22%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (16.67%) Cloud Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Applications Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Integration Architect
5 1 (5.56%) TIBCO Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Web Applications Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (72.22%) Spring
2 9 (50.00%) Web Services
3 6 (33.33%) Java EE
3 6 (33.33%) Node.js
3 6 (33.33%) RESTful
3 6 (33.33%) Spring Boot
4 5 (27.78%) Grails
4 5 (27.78%) REST
4 5 (27.78%) SOAP
4 5 (27.78%) Spring Cloud
4 5 (27.78%) XML
5 4 (22.22%) JPA
5 4 (22.22%) XSLT
6 3 (16.67%) Middleware
6 3 (16.67%) Play Framework
7 2 (11.11%) Apache Camel
7 2 (11.11%) Drools
7 2 (11.11%) Hibernate
7 2 (11.11%) JMS
7 2 (11.11%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.56%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Online Banking
3 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Linux
2 3 (16.67%) Android
3 2 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (38.89%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (38.89%) TDD
3 6 (33.33%) Microservices
4 5 (27.78%) Domain-Driven Design
4 5 (27.78%) Pair Programming
4 5 (27.78%) Scrum
4 5 (27.78%) Unit Testing
5 4 (22.22%) EAI
6 3 (16.67%) Data Modelling
6 3 (16.67%) SDLC
6 3 (16.67%) UML
7 2 (11.11%) BPMN
7 2 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (11.11%) Dependency Management
7 2 (11.11%) Logical Data Model
7 2 (11.11%) OO
7 2 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (11.11%) SOLID
7 2 (11.11%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 17 (94.44%) Java
2 5 (27.78%) Groovy
3 4 (22.22%) SQL
4 3 (16.67%) Scala
5 2 (11.11%) PL/SQL
5 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
6 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Docker
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Oracle
2 2 (11.11%) IBM
3 1 (5.56%) hybris
3 1 (5.56%) Pega
3 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.56%) TIBCO