Period
to 20 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for SOA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SOA over the 6 months to 20 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 99 63 60
Rank change year-on-year -36 -3 +26
Contract jobs citing SOA 22 71 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.11% 3.35% 2.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.34% 4.06% 3.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 29 46
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £475 £400 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -17.95% +8.33%
10th Percentile £366 £325 £350
90th Percentile £553 £625 £613
South East median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £28.00 £40.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -30.00% -11.11% +28.57%

SOA is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,646 1,748 1,701
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 82.96% 82.53% 84.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 882 814 924
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £405 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% - +9.59%
10th Percentile £250 £255 £256
90th Percentile £563 £543 £525
South East median daily rate £438 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +4.17% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 54 45
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.28 £16.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.48% +17.86% -22.22%
10th Percentile £10.50 £11.06 £9.49
90th Percentile £47.50 £77.50 £50.80
South East median hourly rate £25.12 £19.90 £24.00
% change year-on-year +26.23% -17.08% +11.37%

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings citing SOA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for SOA in Buckinghamshire

SOA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SOA in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for SOA in Buckinghamshire

SOA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SOA in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 20 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SOA in Buckinghamshire

SOA
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 20 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -20 16 £475 +18.75% 4
Buckingham - 1 £475 -
SOA
South East

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SOA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for SOA.

1 16 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (40.91%) Scrum
2 9 (40.91%) .NET
3 8 (36.36%) C#
4 7 (31.82%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (27.27%) REST
5 6 (27.27%) Finance
5 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET
6 5 (22.73%) Java
6 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
6 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
6 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET Web API
6 5 (22.73%) User Experience
6 5 (22.73%) Microservices
6 5 (22.73%) Git (software)
7 4 (18.18%) Business Analysis
7 4 (18.18%) .NET Framework
7 4 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (18.18%) AngularJS
7 4 (18.18%) Spring
7 4 (18.18%) Software Engineering
7 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
8 3 (13.64%) OO
8 3 (13.64%) Web Services
8 3 (13.64%) Oracle
8 3 (13.64%) Python
8 3 (13.64%) TDD
8 3 (13.64%) Banking
8 3 (13.64%) RabbitMQ
8 3 (13.64%) Entity Framework

SOA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 3 (13.64%) NServiceBus
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (4.55%) IIS
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle BPEL
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (4.55%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 7 (31.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (9.09%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) MySQL
2 2 (9.09%) NuoDB
3 1 (4.55%) DB2
3 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.55%) MS Access
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Git (software)
2 3 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (9.09%) Jenkins
3 2 (9.09%) JIRA
3 2 (9.09%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (4.55%) git-flow
4 1 (4.55%) GitLab
4 1 (4.55%) Maven
General
1 6 (27.27%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Developer
2 5 (22.73%) Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Architect
3 4 (18.18%) Business Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Business IT Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Fraud Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Fraud Business Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) IT Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) IT Business Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) .NET Developer
5 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (9.09%) C# Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Integration Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Java Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Java Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Java Software Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Payments Business Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Release Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Technical Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (40.91%) .NET
2 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET
2 6 (27.27%) REST
3 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (18.18%) .NET Framework
4 4 (18.18%) AngularJS
4 4 (18.18%) Spring
5 3 (13.64%) Entity Framework
5 3 (13.64%) NHibernate
5 3 (13.64%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (13.64%) Web Services
6 2 (9.09%) Angular 2
6 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (9.09%) JSON
6 2 (9.09%) MSMQ
6 2 (9.09%) Node.js
6 2 (9.09%) OAuth
6 2 (9.09%) OAuth2
6 2 (9.09%) OpenID
6 2 (9.09%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) User Experience
2 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (9.09%) Replication
2 2 (9.09%) Smart City
3 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.55%) Data Structures
3 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.55%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (40.91%) Scrum
3 5 (22.73%) Microservices
4 4 (18.18%) Business Analysis
4 4 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (18.18%) Software Engineering
5 3 (13.64%) Fraud Detection
5 3 (13.64%) OO
5 3 (13.64%) SDLC
5 3 (13.64%) TDD
5 3 (13.64%) Web Development
6 2 (9.09%) API Design
6 2 (9.09%) API Development
6 2 (9.09%) Case Management
6 2 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (9.09%) Data Integration
6 2 (9.09%) Deployment Automation
6 2 (9.09%) Event-Driven Architecture
6 2 (9.09%) SOLID
6 2 (9.09%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) C#
2 5 (22.73%) Java
2 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
3 3 (13.64%) Python
4 2 (9.09%) C++
4 2 (9.09%) SQL
5 1 (4.55%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
1 1 (4.55%) MCSE
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Docker
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle
3 1 (4.55%) TIBCO