Period
to 18 November 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 18 November 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
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 88 68 71
Rank change year-on-year -20 +3 +15
Contract jobs citing SOA 24 73 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.41% 3.09% 2.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.62% 3.74% 2.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 36 24
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £475 £409 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.21% -9.17% -29.41%
10th Percentile £374 £338 £322
90th Percentile £723 £625 £522
South East median daily rate £475 £480 £450
% change year-on-year -1.04% +6.67% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - £55.00
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £44.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% -9.09% +18.92%

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 1,485 1,951 1,505
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 87.51% 82.46% 85.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 855 914 820
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £408 £400 £407
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.88% -1.61% +8.41%
10th Percentile £249 £250 £238
90th Percentile £575 £535 £550
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 94 65
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.44 £16.58 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.94% +10.53% -7.06%
10th Percentile £10.37 £9.51 £9.41
90th Percentile £37.60 £48.75 £44.60
South East median hourly rate £28.50 £22.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year +25.27% -9.00% +0.60%

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 18 November 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 18 November 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 -22 22 £475 +15.15% 3
Marlow - 2 - -
SOA
South East

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 17 (70.83%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (50.00%) .NET
3 11 (45.83%) Microsoft
4 10 (41.67%) Finance
5 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
5 7 (29.17%) C#
5 7 (29.17%) Java
5 7 (29.17%) XML
5 7 (29.17%) XSLT
6 6 (25.00%) SQL
6 6 (25.00%) Workflow
6 6 (25.00%) Scrum
6 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (20.83%) REST
7 5 (20.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 5 (20.83%) XPath
7 5 (20.83%) JSON
7 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
7 5 (20.83%) Oracle
7 5 (20.83%) TIBCO
7 5 (20.83%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (16.67%) Jenkins
8 4 (16.67%) Docker
8 4 (16.67%) TOGAF Certification
8 4 (16.67%) BusinessWorks
8 4 (16.67%) SOAP
8 4 (16.67%) Web Services
8 4 (16.67%) ERP
8 4 (16.67%) JIRA
8 4 (16.67%) .NET 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 5 (20.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (8.33%) NServiceBus
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle BPEL
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (4.17%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.17%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (16.67%) BusinessWorks
1 4 (16.67%) TIBCO iProcess
2 2 (8.33%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (16.67%) SaaS
3 2 (8.33%) iPaaS
4 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (4.17%) Office 365
4 1 (4.17%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) HTTP
1 2 (8.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) NuoDB
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (8.33%) RDBMS
2 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.17%) Hadoop
3 1 (4.17%) MS Access
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 4 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 4 (16.67%) JIRA
1 4 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (8.33%) git-flow
2 2 (8.33%) GitLab
3 1 (4.17%) JDeveloper
3 1 (4.17%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 10 (41.67%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Aerospace
2 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Developer
2 7 (29.17%) Architect
3 5 (20.83%) Workflow Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Release Manager
4 3 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (12.50%) Technical Architect
5 2 (8.33%) .NET Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Integration Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Integration Specialist
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Workflow Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Software Developer
5 2 (8.33%) TIBCO Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Workday Specialist
6 1 (4.17%) Business Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Digital Business Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Business Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) IT Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (50.00%) .NET
2 7 (29.17%) XML
2 7 (29.17%) XSLT
3 5 (20.83%) JSON
3 5 (20.83%) REST
4 4 (16.67%) .NET Framework
4 4 (16.67%) SOAP
4 4 (16.67%) Web Services
5 2 (8.33%) AngularJS
5 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET
5 2 (8.33%) Entity Framework
5 2 (8.33%) NHibernate
5 2 (8.33%) Node.js
5 2 (8.33%) OAuth
5 2 (8.33%) OAuth2
5 2 (8.33%) OpenID
5 2 (8.33%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (8.33%) SAML
5 2 (8.33%) Spring
5 2 (8.33%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
1 2 (8.33%) Replication
1 2 (8.33%) User Experience
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Linux
1 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (70.83%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (25.00%) Scrum
2 6 (25.00%) Workflow
3 5 (20.83%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (16.67%) Data Management
4 4 (16.67%) ERP
4 4 (16.67%) TOGAF
5 3 (12.50%) Change Management
5 3 (12.50%) Configuration Management
5 3 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (12.50%) Functional Testing
6 2 (8.33%) BPEL
6 2 (8.33%) Business Analysis
6 2 (8.33%) Data Integration
6 2 (8.33%) Event-Driven Architecture
6 2 (8.33%) Microservices
6 2 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (8.33%) Software Deployment
6 2 (8.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) C#
1 7 (29.17%) Java
2 6 (25.00%) SQL
3 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
3 5 (20.83%) XPath
4 2 (8.33%) C++
4 2 (8.33%) SOQL
5 1 (4.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) TOGAF Certification
2 1 (4.17%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (4.17%) DBS Check
2 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) GDPR
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) Docker
2 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Single Sign-On
1 2 (8.33%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 11 (45.83%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.83%) Oracle
2 5 (20.83%) TIBCO
3 3 (12.50%) Informatica
4 2 (8.33%) Okta
4 2 (8.33%) Workday
5 1 (4.17%) IBM
5 1 (4.17%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.17%) Tableau