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 3 months to 23 June 2017 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 44 71
Rank change year-on-year -3 +27  
Contract jobs citing SOA 42 30 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 4.11% 3.14% 1.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.02% 3.70% 2.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 16 18
Median daily rate £400 £400 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -8.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £340 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £470 £450
% change year-on-year +6.38% +4.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £40.60
% change year-on-year -11.11% +10.83%  

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 836 811 999
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 81.88% 84.92% 81.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 384 441 517
Median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £519 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 17 25
Median hourly rate £29.00 £12.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +141.66% -57.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £9.37 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire citing SOA as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SOA in Buckinghamshire

SOA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOA in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +2 31 £400 -23.80% 4
Amersham - 1 - -
SOA
South East

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, 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 51 (86.44%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (79.66%) Java
3 37 (62.71%) Spring
4 27 (45.76%) Scrum
4 27 (45.76%) Microservices
5 26 (44.07%) Banking
6 21 (35.59%) Finance
7 15 (25.42%) Git (software)
8 14 (23.73%) REST
8 14 (23.73%) Jenkins
8 14 (23.73%) Spring Boot
9 13 (22.03%) Oracle
9 13 (22.03%) TDD
9 13 (22.03%) Ruby
9 13 (22.03%) BDD
9 13 (22.03%) RESTful
10 12 (20.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 12 (20.34%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (20.34%) SQL Server
11 11 (18.64%) Web Services
11 11 (18.64%) IBM
11 11 (18.64%) JIRA
12 10 (16.95%) Hibernate
12 10 (16.95%) User Experience
13 9 (15.25%) Continuous Delivery
13 9 (15.25%) API Development
13 9 (15.25%) Node.js
13 9 (15.25%) PaaS
13 9 (15.25%) MVC
13 9 (15.25%) CRM

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 12 (20.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (10.17%) Cloud Foundry
2 6 (10.17%) CMS
3 5 (8.47%) Alfresco
3 5 (8.47%) Drupal
3 5 (8.47%) Liferay
4 2 (3.39%) JBoss
4 2 (3.39%) WebLogic
4 2 (3.39%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.39%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.69%) Apache
5 1 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.69%) Confluence
5 1 (1.69%) Kentico
5 1 (1.69%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (1.69%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (1.69%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 9 (15.25%) PaaS
2 7 (11.86%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (11.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (10.17%) Bluemix
3 6 (10.17%) IBM Cloud
4 3 (5.08%) OpenShift
5 2 (3.39%) Google Analytics
5 2 (3.39%) Google Checkout
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.17%) Internet
2 2 (3.39%) Intranet
3 1 (1.69%) AMQP
3 1 (1.69%) ATM
3 1 (1.69%) LDAP
3 1 (1.69%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (20.34%) SQL Server
2 9 (15.25%) DB2
2 9 (15.25%) MySQL
3 5 (8.47%) Hazelcast
4 4 (6.78%) MongoDB
5 3 (5.08%) Relational Database
6 2 (3.39%) Endeca
7 1 (1.69%) Big Data
7 1 (1.69%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.69%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 15 (25.42%) Git (software)
2 14 (23.73%) Jenkins
3 11 (18.64%) JIRA
4 8 (13.56%) Maven
5 5 (8.47%) Octopus Deploy
5 5 (8.47%) TeamCity
6 4 (6.78%) Subversion
7 2 (3.39%) Ant
7 2 (3.39%) Eclipse
7 2 (3.39%) Hudson
7 2 (3.39%) JUnit
7 2 (3.39%) Mockito
8 1 (1.69%) Bitbucket
8 1 (1.69%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.69%) GitLab
8 1 (1.69%) Gradle
8 1 (1.69%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (1.69%) Spock
General
1 26 (44.07%) Banking
2 21 (35.59%) Finance
3 2 (3.39%) Retail
3 2 (3.39%) Spanish Language
4 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (54.24%) Developer
2 24 (40.68%) Java Developer
3 14 (23.73%) Architect
4 7 (11.86%) Full Stack Developer
5 6 (10.17%) Cloud Architect
6 5 (8.47%) Senior Developer
6 5 (8.47%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (6.78%) Analyst
7 4 (6.78%) Business Analyst
7 4 (6.78%) Node.js Developer
7 4 (6.78%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (5.08%) Agile Business Analyst
8 3 (5.08%) Platform Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Software Architect
8 3 (5.08%) SQL Developer
9 2 (3.39%) Java Engineer
9 2 (3.39%) Java Software Developer
9 2 (3.39%) Service Analyst
9 2 (3.39%) Software Developer
9 2 (3.39%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (62.71%) Spring
2 14 (23.73%) REST
2 14 (23.73%) Spring Boot
3 13 (22.03%) RESTful
4 11 (18.64%) Web Services
5 10 (16.95%) Hibernate
6 9 (15.25%) Node.js
7 8 (13.56%) Java EE
7 8 (13.56%) Spring MVC
8 7 (11.86%) HTML
8 7 (11.86%) J2EE
8 7 (11.86%) JMS
8 7 (11.86%) OAuth
8 7 (11.86%) SOAP
8 7 (11.86%) Swagger
9 6 (10.17%) Grails
9 6 (10.17%) JDBC
9 6 (10.17%) JMX
9 6 (10.17%) JSON
10 5 (8.47%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.95%) User Experience
2 6 (10.17%) Cloud Native
2 6 (10.17%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (10.17%) Mobile Banking
3 5 (8.47%) Online Banking
4 4 (6.78%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.39%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (3.39%) Mainframe
5 2 (3.39%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.17%) Android
2 4 (6.78%) Linux
3 2 (3.39%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.39%) Unix
4 1 (1.69%) Windows
4 1 (1.69%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (86.44%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (45.76%) Microservices
2 27 (45.76%) Scrum
3 13 (22.03%) BDD
3 13 (22.03%) TDD
4 12 (20.34%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (15.25%) API Development
5 9 (15.25%) Continuous Delivery
5 9 (15.25%) CRM
5 9 (15.25%) MVC
6 8 (13.56%) Software Engineering
7 7 (11.86%) Data Modelling
7 7 (11.86%) SOLID
7 7 (11.86%) Technical Architecture
7 7 (11.86%) Unit Testing
8 6 (10.17%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (10.17%) Open Source
9 5 (8.47%) Document Management
9 5 (8.47%) Kanban
9 5 (8.47%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 47 (79.66%) Java
2 13 (22.03%) Ruby
3 6 (10.17%) Go
3 6 (10.17%) JavaScript
4 5 (8.47%) Scala
4 5 (8.47%) SQL
5 4 (6.78%) Groovy
6 2 (3.39%) Apple Swift
6 2 (3.39%) PL/SQL
6 2 (3.39%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.69%) VB
7 1 (1.69%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (3.39%) Degree
1 2 (3.39%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 5 (8.47%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (22.03%) Oracle
2 11 (18.64%) IBM
3 5 (8.47%) Microsoft
3 5 (8.47%) OpenText
4 3 (5.08%) Apigee
4 3 (5.08%) hybris
4 3 (5.08%) MuleSoft
4 3 (5.08%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.39%) Apple
5 2 (3.39%) Coremetrics
5 2 (3.39%) Google
5 2 (3.39%) PayPal
5 2 (3.39%) WSO2
6 1 (1.69%) Pega
6 1 (1.69%) TEOCO
6 1 (1.69%) TIBCO
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