Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 90 82 76
Rank change year-on-year -8 -6 +14
Contract jobs citing SOA 42 25 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.87% 1.51% 2.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.26% 1.79% 2.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 13 50
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £431 £450 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.17% -30.77% +57.10%
10th Percentile £371 £350 £377
90th Percentile £543 £535 £700
South East median daily rate £485 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +7.78% +5.88% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - £55.00 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +103.70% -
South East median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £43.75
% change year-on-year -5.88% -2.86% +9.38%

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 1,857 1,398 1,967
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 82.75% 84.22% 81.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 885 763 998
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £415 £400 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +5.96% +7.86%
10th Percentile £255 £257 £250
90th Percentile £538 £563 £525
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 57 62
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £15.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -5.84% +22.54%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.18 £9.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £39.55 £36.38
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £24.09 £30.00
% change year-on-year +3.78% -19.70% +62.16%

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 21 January 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 21 January 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 -15 33 £431 -4.17% 4
SOA
South East

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for SOA.

1 23 (54.76%) Java
2 22 (52.38%) Spring
3 21 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (38.10%) Jenkins
5 13 (30.95%) Microservices
6 11 (26.19%) Spring Boot
6 11 (26.19%) Oracle
6 11 (26.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 10 (23.81%) Finance
8 9 (21.43%) E-Commerce
8 9 (21.43%) Java EE
8 9 (21.43%) JIRA
8 9 (21.43%) Analytics
9 8 (19.05%) Web Services
9 8 (19.05%) JavaScript
9 8 (19.05%) HTML
9 8 (19.05%) MySQL
9 8 (19.05%) Banking
9 8 (19.05%) Maven
10 7 (16.67%) CRM
10 7 (16.67%) MVC
10 7 (16.67%) CSS
10 7 (16.67%) IBM
10 7 (16.67%) Spring MVC
10 7 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (16.67%) Git (software)
10 7 (16.67%) Big Data
10 7 (16.67%) Hadoop
11 6 (14.29%) Hudson
11 6 (14.29%) Scala

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 11 (26.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (14.29%) Apache Spark
3 5 (11.90%) WebLogic
3 5 (11.90%) WebSphere
3 5 (11.90%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (7.14%) Alfresco
4 3 (7.14%) CMS
4 3 (7.14%) Drupal
4 3 (7.14%) Liferay
5 2 (4.76%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (4.76%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.90%) Google Analytics
1 5 (11.90%) Google Checkout
2 4 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.76%) OpenShift
3 2 (4.76%) PaaS
3 2 (4.76%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.05%) MySQL
2 7 (16.67%) Big Data
2 7 (16.67%) Hadoop
3 6 (14.29%) DB2
4 5 (11.90%) Endeca
5 4 (9.52%) NoSQL
6 3 (7.14%) MongoDB
6 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
7 2 (4.76%) Data Lake
7 2 (4.76%) Redis
8 1 (2.38%) Apache Hive
8 1 (2.38%) Impala
Development Applications
1 16 (38.10%) Jenkins
2 9 (21.43%) JIRA
3 8 (19.05%) Maven
4 7 (16.67%) Git (software)
5 6 (14.29%) Ant
5 6 (14.29%) git-flow
5 6 (14.29%) Hudson
5 6 (14.29%) JUnit
6 5 (11.90%) Eclipse
6 5 (11.90%) Subversion
7 2 (4.76%) Cucumber
7 2 (4.76%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (4.76%) TeamCity
8 1 (2.38%) GitLab
8 1 (2.38%) Selenium
General
1 10 (23.81%) Finance
2 8 (19.05%) Banking
3 6 (14.29%) Retail
4 3 (7.14%) Electronics
4 3 (7.14%) Manufacturing
4 3 (7.14%) Marketing
4 3 (7.14%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.38%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 25 (59.52%) Developer
2 15 (35.71%) Java Developer
3 10 (23.81%) Architect
3 10 (23.81%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (9.52%) Apache Spark Developer
4 4 (9.52%) Digital Architect
4 4 (9.52%) Digital Solutions Architect
4 4 (9.52%) Platform Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Scala Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Full Stack Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Hadoop Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Angular Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Big Data Developer
6 2 (4.76%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Senior Developer
6 2 (4.76%) SOA Developer
7 1 (2.38%) Big Data Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) MuleSoft Developer
7 1 (2.38%) Node.js Developer
7 1 (2.38%) Senior Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (52.38%) Spring
2 11 (26.19%) Spring Boot
3 9 (21.43%) Java EE
4 8 (19.05%) HTML
4 8 (19.05%) Web Services
5 7 (16.67%) CSS
5 7 (16.67%) Spring MVC
6 6 (14.29%) JSP
6 6 (14.29%) JSTL
7 5 (11.90%) Ajax
7 5 (11.90%) EJB
7 5 (11.90%) Hibernate
7 5 (11.90%) jQuery
7 5 (11.90%) Lucene
7 5 (11.90%) Struts
8 4 (9.52%) J2EE
8 4 (9.52%) Kafka
9 3 (7.14%) .NET
9 3 (7.14%) AngularJS
9 3 (7.14%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) Mobile App
1 4 (9.52%) Social Media
2 2 (4.76%) Public Cloud
2 2 (4.76%) User Experience
3 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (30.95%) Microservices
3 9 (21.43%) Analytics
3 9 (21.43%) E-Commerce
4 7 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (16.67%) CRM
4 7 (16.67%) MVC
5 6 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (14.29%) Scrum
5 6 (14.29%) TDD
5 6 (14.29%) TOGAF
6 5 (11.90%) BDD
6 5 (11.90%) OO
6 5 (11.90%) OOD
6 5 (11.90%) SEO
7 4 (9.52%) EAI
7 4 (9.52%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (9.52%) UML
7 4 (9.52%) Zachman Framework
8 3 (7.14%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (54.76%) Java
2 8 (19.05%) JavaScript
3 6 (14.29%) Scala
4 3 (7.14%) Ruby
5 2 (4.76%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.38%) GraphQL
6 1 (2.38%) Perl
6 1 (2.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) QA
2 1 (2.38%) FATCA
System Software
1 2 (4.76%) Docker
Vendors
1 11 (26.19%) Oracle
2 7 (16.67%) IBM
3 5 (11.90%) Coremetrics
3 5 (11.90%) Google
3 5 (11.90%) hybris
3 5 (11.90%) PayPal
3 5 (11.90%) SAP
4 4 (9.52%) MuleSoft
5 3 (7.14%) Cloudera
5 3 (7.14%) Microsoft
5 3 (7.14%) OpenText