Period
to 22 January 2019

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 22 January 2019 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
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 92 93 80
Rank change year-on-year +1 -13 -6
Contract jobs citing SOA 19 41 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.19% 1.80% 1.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.34% 2.16% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 22 13
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £463 £431 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.25% -4.17% -30.77%
10th Percentile £402 £371 £350
90th Percentile £738 £543 £535
South East median daily rate £500 £485 £450
% change year-on-year +3.09% +7.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - £55.00
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -12.50% -5.88% -2.86%

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 1,423 1,895 1,414
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 89.16% 83.33% 85.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 844 908 768
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £415 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.12% +3.63% +6.67%
10th Percentile £227 £255 £257
90th Percentile £588 £538 £565
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 83 59
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.57% +16.67% -5.84%
10th Percentile £10.95 £10.00 £9.24
90th Percentile £48.13 £48.75 £38.85
South East median hourly rate £26.65 £24.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year +11.00% +6.71% -24.29%

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 22 January 2019.

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 22 January 2019. 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 +9 16 £475 +10.14% 2
Marlow - 2 - -
SOA
South East

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (47.37%) Finance
2 9 (47.37%) .NET
3 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
4 6 (31.58%) XML
4 6 (31.58%) XSLT
4 6 (31.58%) C#
4 6 (31.58%) Java
4 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
5 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
5 5 (26.32%) ERP
5 5 (26.32%) TOGAF
5 5 (26.32%) Workflow
5 5 (26.32%) SaaS
5 5 (26.32%) TOGAF Certification
6 4 (21.05%) XPath
6 4 (21.05%) Web Services
6 4 (21.05%) TIBCO
6 4 (21.05%) SQL
7 3 (15.79%) Oracle
7 3 (15.79%) Informatica
7 3 (15.79%) BusinessWorks
7 3 (15.79%) TDD
7 3 (15.79%) TIBCO iProcess
7 3 (15.79%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (15.79%) JSON
7 3 (15.79%) JIRA
7 3 (15.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (15.79%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (15.79%) Technical Leadership

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 (15.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (10.53%) WebLogic
2 2 (10.53%) WebSphere
2 2 (10.53%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (5.26%) Apache ServiceMix
3 1 (5.26%) EPiServer
3 1 (5.26%) GlassFish
3 1 (5.26%) JBoss
3 1 (5.26%) JRun
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (15.79%) BusinessWorks
1 3 (15.79%) TIBCO iProcess
2 2 (10.53%) Workday HCM
3 1 (5.26%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 5 (26.32%) SaaS
2 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.26%) Office 365
3 1 (5.26%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) RDBMS
2 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.26%) Hadoop
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) JIRA
2 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
2 2 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.26%) Bitbucket
3 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.26%) git-flow
3 1 (5.26%) GitLab
3 1 (5.26%) JDeveloper
3 1 (5.26%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (5.26%) TeamCity
3 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 9 (47.37%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Aerospace
2 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Architect
3 4 (21.05%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (21.05%) Workflow Developer
4 2 (10.53%) .NET Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Integration Specialist
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Workflow Developer
4 2 (10.53%) TIBCO Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Workday Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) Informatica Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) Lead .NET Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle SOA Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) SAP Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Programmer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior TIBCO Developer
5 1 (5.26%) SOA Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Solutions Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Leader
5 1 (5.26%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (47.37%) .NET
2 6 (31.58%) XML
2 6 (31.58%) XSLT
3 4 (21.05%) Web Services
4 3 (15.79%) JSON
5 2 (10.53%) .NET Framework
5 2 (10.53%) AngularJS
5 2 (10.53%) SAML
5 2 (10.53%) SOAP
5 2 (10.53%) Spring
6 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
6 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (5.26%) CSS
6 1 (5.26%) HTML
6 1 (5.26%) J2EE
6 1 (5.26%) Middleware
6 1 (5.26%) REST
6 1 (5.26%) RESTful
6 1 (5.26%) Task Parallel Library
6 1 (5.26%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.26%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (5.26%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (5.26%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (26.32%) ERP
2 5 (26.32%) TOGAF
2 5 (26.32%) Workflow
3 3 (15.79%) Data Management
3 3 (15.79%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (15.79%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (15.79%) TDD
3 3 (15.79%) Technical Leadership
4 2 (10.53%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (10.53%) Functional Testing
4 2 (10.53%) MVC
4 2 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
5 1 (5.26%) Change Management
5 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.26%) EAI
5 1 (5.26%) OO
5 1 (5.26%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (5.26%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) C#
1 6 (31.58%) Java
2 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
3 4 (21.05%) SQL
3 4 (21.05%) XPath
4 2 (10.53%) C++
4 2 (10.53%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) TOGAF Certification
2 2 (10.53%) Degree
3 1 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (5.26%) CCIE
3 1 (5.26%) CCNA
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.26%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Docker
2 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Single Sign-On
1 2 (10.53%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
2 4 (21.05%) TIBCO
3 3 (15.79%) Informatica
3 3 (15.79%) Oracle
4 2 (10.53%) IBM
4 2 (10.53%) Okta
4 2 (10.53%) Workday
5 1 (5.26%) GUPTA
5 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.26%) SAP
5 1 (5.26%) Tableau