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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 48 58 48
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -10
Contract jobs citing SOA 15 18 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.23% 2.09% 2.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.76% 2.60% 3.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 19
Median daily rate £475 £389 £490
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.18% -20.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £258 £398
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £450 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £435
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
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
543 693 716
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 80.68% 80.30% 78.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 432 443
Median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 7 19
Median hourly rate £11.12 £22.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.58% +87.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £16.91 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.23 £22.50 £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +15.09%

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 30 July 2016.

SOA Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (48.48%) Java
2 15 (45.45%) .NET
3 11 (33.33%) J2EE
3 11 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 10 (30.30%) Middleware
4 10 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (30.30%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (24.24%) IBM
5 8 (24.24%) TDD
5 8 (24.24%) Spring
5 8 (24.24%) N-Tier
6 7 (21.21%) UML
6 7 (21.21%) SharePoint
6 7 (21.21%) ASP.NET
6 7 (21.21%) SOAP
6 7 (21.21%) MVC
6 7 (21.21%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 7 (21.21%) User Experience
6 7 (21.21%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (21.21%) WebSphere
6 7 (21.21%) Use Case
6 7 (21.21%) Load Testing
7 6 (18.18%) REST
7 6 (18.18%) Domain-Driven Design
7 6 (18.18%) Microservices
7 6 (18.18%) Spring Boot
7 6 (18.18%) Finance
7 6 (18.18%) Web Services
7 6 (18.18%) EAI
8 5 (15.15%) JBoss

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 (21.21%) SharePoint
1 7 (21.21%) WebSphere
2 5 (15.15%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Office
1 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.03%) DB2
3 1 (3.03%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) JUnit
2 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.03%) JIRA
2 1 (3.03%) Maven
General
1 6 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Banking
2 1 (3.03%) Electronics
2 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.03%) Marketing
2 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (51.52%) Architect
2 16 (48.48%) Developer
3 9 (27.27%) .NET Architect
4 8 (24.24%) Java Developer
4 8 (24.24%) Technical Architect
5 7 (21.21%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (18.18%) .NET Technical Architect
6 6 (18.18%) Senior Developer
7 5 (15.15%) Cloud Developer
8 4 (12.12%) Integration Architect
8 4 (12.12%) Senior Java Developer
8 4 (12.12%) Web Architect
9 3 (9.09%) .NET Solutions Architect
9 3 (9.09%) Designer
9 3 (9.09%) J2EE Architect
9 3 (9.09%) SOA Architect
10 2 (6.06%) EAI Architect
10 2 (6.06%) Middleware Architect
10 2 (6.06%) SAP Architect
10 2 (6.06%) Web Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (45.45%) .NET
2 11 (33.33%) J2EE
3 10 (30.30%) Middleware
4 8 (24.24%) Spring
5 7 (21.21%) ASP.NET
5 7 (21.21%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (21.21%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 7 (21.21%) SOAP
6 6 (18.18%) REST
6 6 (18.18%) Spring Boot
6 6 (18.18%) Web Services
7 5 (15.15%) Node.js
7 5 (15.15%) XML
8 4 (12.12%) IBM Integration Bus
9 3 (9.09%) JSON
9 3 (9.09%) WebSphere MQ
9 3 (9.09%) XSD
10 1 (3.03%) EJB
10 1 (3.03%) JSP
10 1 (3.03%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 10 (30.30%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (24.24%) N-Tier
3 7 (21.21%) User Experience
4 4 (12.12%) DataPower
5 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (6.06%) Data Integration
7 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.09%) Linux
1 3 (9.09%) Unix
2 1 (3.03%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (24.24%) TDD
3 7 (21.21%) Load Testing
3 7 (21.21%) MVC
3 7 (21.21%) UML
3 7 (21.21%) Use Case
4 6 (18.18%) Domain-Driven Design
4 6 (18.18%) EAI
4 6 (18.18%) Microservices
5 5 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (15.15%) Pair Programming
6 3 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (9.09%) E-Commerce
6 3 (9.09%) High Availability
6 3 (9.09%) Migration
6 3 (9.09%) Scrum
6 3 (9.09%) Software Engineering
6 3 (9.09%) TOGAF
6 3 (9.09%) Zachman Framework
7 2 (6.06%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 16 (48.48%) Java
2 4 (12.12%) SQL
3 3 (9.09%) C#
3 3 (9.09%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.03%) Groovy
4 1 (3.03%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) Degree
2 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
2 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Docker
Vendors
1 11 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 8 (24.24%) IBM
3 4 (12.12%) Oracle
4 3 (9.09%) Red Hat
4 3 (9.09%) SAP
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