Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 74 83
Rank change year-on-year +7 +9 +2
Contract jobs citing SOA 73 37 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 3.11% 2.12% 2.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.81% 2.52% 2.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 23 50
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £409 £450 £638
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.17% -29.41% +34.21%
10th Percentile £338 £321 £348
90th Percentile £625 £523 £700
South East median daily rate £480 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +6.67% +2.86% -2.78%
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 £44.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year -9.09% +18.92% -7.50%

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 1918 1467 2139
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 81.69% 84.17% 80.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 899 805 1127
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £406 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.37% +8.15% +7.14%
10th Percentile £252 £235 £237
90th Percentile £538 £550 £506
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 59 60
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £16.58 £15.00 £16.27
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.53% -7.78% +25.12%
10th Percentile £9.51 £9.31 £9.48
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.30 £45.00
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £26.75 £26.55
% change year-on-year -14.02% +0.75% +51.71%

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 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 2017. 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 +12 58 £413 -8.33%
Amersham - 1 - -
SOA
South East

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 52 (71.23%) Java
2 50 (68.49%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (65.75%) Spring
4 33 (45.21%) Microservices
5 29 (39.73%) Jenkins
6 27 (36.99%) Scrum
7 26 (35.62%) Finance
8 20 (27.40%) Banking
8 20 (27.40%) Ruby
9 19 (26.03%) Oracle
9 19 (26.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 19 (26.03%) Git (software)
10 18 (24.66%) Spring Boot
11 17 (23.29%) IBM
12 16 (21.92%) MVC
12 16 (21.92%) TDD
12 16 (21.92%) BDD
13 15 (20.55%) Spring MVC
13 15 (20.55%) Business Intelligence
14 14 (19.18%) CRM
14 14 (19.18%) RESTful
15 13 (17.81%) JavaScript
15 13 (17.81%) Web Services
15 13 (17.81%) CMS
16 12 (16.44%) Maven
16 12 (16.44%) Continuous Integration
16 12 (16.44%) API Development
17 11 (15.07%) SOLID
17 11 (15.07%) Product Management
17 11 (15.07%) Open Source

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 19 (26.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 13 (17.81%) CMS
3 11 (15.07%) Alfresco
3 11 (15.07%) Drupal
3 11 (15.07%) Liferay
4 7 (9.59%) Cloud Foundry
5 6 (8.22%) WebLogic
6 5 (6.85%) WebSphere
6 5 (6.85%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (4.11%) Apache Spark
8 2 (2.74%) Kentico
8 2 (2.74%) OpenStack
9 1 (1.37%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (1.37%) Tomcat
9 1 (1.37%) WebLogic Portal
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.59%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (9.59%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (9.59%) PaaS
2 5 (6.85%) Bluemix
2 5 (6.85%) Google Analytics
2 5 (6.85%) Google Checkout
2 5 (6.85%) IBM Cloud
3 2 (2.74%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.37%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.59%) MySQL
2 6 (8.22%) DB2
3 5 (6.85%) Endeca
4 4 (5.48%) Hazelcast
5 3 (4.11%) Big Data
5 3 (4.11%) MongoDB
5 3 (4.11%) SQL Server
6 2 (2.74%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.74%) Redis
7 1 (1.37%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.37%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (1.37%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.37%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 29 (39.73%) Jenkins
2 19 (26.03%) Git (software)
3 12 (16.44%) Maven
4 11 (15.07%) JIRA
5 10 (13.70%) Octopus Deploy
5 10 (13.70%) TeamCity
6 6 (8.22%) Ant
6 6 (8.22%) git-flow
6 6 (8.22%) Hudson
6 6 (8.22%) JUnit
7 5 (6.85%) Eclipse
7 5 (6.85%) Subversion
8 2 (2.74%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.37%) GitLab
9 1 (1.37%) Selenium
General
1 26 (35.62%) Finance
2 20 (27.40%) Banking
3 6 (8.22%) Retail
4 4 (5.48%) Telecoms
5 3 (4.11%) Electronics
5 3 (4.11%) Manufacturing
5 3 (4.11%) Marketing
6 2 (2.74%) Spanish Language
7 1 (1.37%) Automotive
7 1 (1.37%) Games
Job Titles
1 49 (67.12%) Developer
2 32 (43.84%) Java Developer
3 15 (20.55%) Architect
4 9 (12.33%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (8.22%) Full Stack Developer
6 5 (6.85%) Cloud Architect
6 5 (6.85%) Node.js Developer
7 4 (5.48%) Angular Developer
7 4 (5.48%) Digital Architect
7 4 (5.48%) Digital Solutions Architect
8 3 (4.11%) Platform Engineer
8 3 (4.11%) Senior Developer
8 3 (4.11%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (4.11%) Software Developer
9 2 (2.74%) Android Developer
9 2 (2.74%) DevOps Engineer
9 2 (2.74%) iOS Developer
9 2 (2.74%) Java Software Developer
9 2 (2.74%) Scala Developer
10 1 (1.37%) CRM Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (65.75%) Spring
2 18 (24.66%) Spring Boot
3 15 (20.55%) Spring MVC
4 14 (19.18%) RESTful
5 13 (17.81%) Web Services
6 10 (13.70%) Hibernate
6 10 (13.70%) Java EE
6 10 (13.70%) REST
7 9 (12.33%) HTML
7 9 (12.33%) JSON
7 9 (12.33%) Node.js
7 9 (12.33%) OAuth
8 8 (10.96%) J2EE
8 8 (10.96%) Swagger
9 7 (9.59%) CSS
9 7 (9.59%) Spring Security
10 6 (8.22%) AngularJS
10 6 (8.22%) JMS
10 6 (8.22%) JSP
10 6 (8.22%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.22%) Mobile App
2 5 (6.85%) Cloud Native
2 5 (6.85%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (5.48%) Social Media
4 3 (4.11%) User Experience
5 2 (2.74%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.37%) Clustering
6 1 (1.37%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.37%) iPad
6 1 (1.37%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.22%) Android
2 2 (2.74%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.74%) Windows
2 2 (2.74%) Windows Server
2 2 (2.74%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.37%) Linux
3 1 (1.37%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (1.37%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (68.49%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (45.21%) Microservices
3 27 (36.99%) Scrum
4 16 (21.92%) BDD
4 16 (21.92%) MVC
4 16 (21.92%) TDD
5 15 (20.55%) Business Intelligence
6 14 (19.18%) CRM
7 12 (16.44%) API Development
7 12 (16.44%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (15.07%) Document Management
8 11 (15.07%) Kanban
8 11 (15.07%) Open Source
8 11 (15.07%) Product Management
8 11 (15.07%) SOLID
9 9 (12.33%) Analytics
9 9 (12.33%) Continuous Delivery
9 9 (12.33%) E-Commerce
9 9 (12.33%) Technical Architecture
10 7 (9.59%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 52 (71.23%) Java
2 20 (27.40%) Ruby
3 13 (17.81%) JavaScript
4 7 (9.59%) Scala
5 5 (6.85%) Go
6 2 (2.74%) Apple Swift
6 2 (2.74%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.74%) VB
6 2 (2.74%) VB6
7 1 (1.37%) GraphQL
7 1 (1.37%) Perl
7 1 (1.37%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (8.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.11%) QA
2 1 (1.37%) FATCA
System Software
1 6 (8.22%) Docker
Vendors
1 19 (26.03%) Oracle
2 17 (23.29%) IBM
3 11 (15.07%) Microsoft
3 11 (15.07%) OpenText
4 8 (10.96%) MuleSoft
5 5 (6.85%) Coremetrics
5 5 (6.85%) Google
5 5 (6.85%) hybris
5 5 (6.85%) PayPal
6 4 (5.48%) Apigee
6 4 (5.48%) WSO2
7 3 (4.11%) SAP
8 2 (2.74%) Apple
8 2 (2.74%) Cloudera
9 1 (1.37%) TEOCO