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 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 69 56 69
Rank change year-on-year -13 +13  
Contract jobs citing SOA 17 24 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.67% 2.33% 1.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.02% 2.77% 2.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 22 17
Median daily rate £365 £544 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.87% +31.02%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £401 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £598 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £440
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £56.00 £35.63
% change year-on-year -24.10% +57.19%  

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 842 866 976
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 82.71% 84.24% 80.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 417 453 474
Median daily rate £400 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.43% +9.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £409 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.25% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 16 19
Median hourly rate £19.00 £33.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.42% +26.92%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £13.57 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.00 £38.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

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 22 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 22 March 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 -10 14 £365 -32.87% 1
SOA
South East

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 23 (82.14%) Java
2 19 (67.86%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (60.71%) Spring
4 11 (39.29%) Web Services
4 11 (39.29%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (35.71%) TDD
5 10 (35.71%) Microservices
6 9 (32.14%) Java EE
6 9 (32.14%) Oracle
7 8 (28.57%) Linux
7 8 (28.57%) JIRA
7 8 (28.57%) Spring Boot
8 7 (25.00%) Spring Cloud
8 7 (25.00%) Node.js
8 7 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 7 (25.00%) Pair Programming
8 7 (25.00%) Maven
8 7 (25.00%) Git (software)
8 7 (25.00%) Domain-Driven Design
8 7 (25.00%) Scrum
9 6 (21.43%) SQL
9 6 (21.43%) RESTful
9 6 (21.43%) Software Engineering
10 5 (17.86%) Groovy
10 5 (17.86%) Grails
10 5 (17.86%) Unit Testing
10 5 (17.86%) SOAP
10 5 (17.86%) XML
10 5 (17.86%) Unix
10 5 (17.86%) Shell Script

SOA
Top Related 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 7 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (7.14%) Apache
2 2 (7.14%) JBoss
2 2 (7.14%) Tomcat
2 2 (7.14%) WebLogic
2 2 (7.14%) WebSphere
2 2 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (3.57%) Confluence
3 1 (3.57%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (3.57%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Google Analytics
1 2 (7.14%) Google Checkout
2 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.57%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) AMQP
1 2 (7.14%) Internet
1 2 (7.14%) Intranet
2 1 (3.57%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) Hazelcast
1 3 (10.71%) MySQL
1 3 (10.71%) Relational Database
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) Endeca
3 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 8 (28.57%) JIRA
2 7 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 7 (25.00%) Maven
3 5 (17.86%) Jenkins
4 4 (14.29%) Subversion
5 3 (10.71%) JUnit
5 3 (10.71%) Mockito
6 2 (7.14%) Ant
6 2 (7.14%) Bitbucket
6 2 (7.14%) Eclipse
6 2 (7.14%) Gradle
6 2 (7.14%) Hudson
6 2 (7.14%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (7.14%) Spock
7 1 (3.57%) Cucumber
7 1 (3.57%) GitLab
7 1 (3.57%) Redmine
General
1 4 (14.29%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Banking
3 2 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (53.57%) Developer
2 13 (46.43%) Java Developer
3 4 (14.29%) Architect
3 4 (14.29%) Software Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (10.71%) Cloud Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Java Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Java Software Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Senior Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Agile Business Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Cloud Software Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Information Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Information Security Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Security Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Cloud Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Java Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Java Software Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (60.71%) Spring
2 11 (39.29%) Web Services
3 9 (32.14%) Java EE
4 8 (28.57%) Spring Boot
5 7 (25.00%) Node.js
5 7 (25.00%) Spring Cloud
6 6 (21.43%) RESTful
7 5 (17.86%) Grails
7 5 (17.86%) REST
7 5 (17.86%) SOAP
7 5 (17.86%) XML
8 4 (14.29%) CSS
8 4 (14.29%) Hibernate
8 4 (14.29%) HTML
8 4 (14.29%) JPA
8 4 (14.29%) XSLT
9 3 (10.71%) jQuery
9 3 (10.71%) JSP
9 3 (10.71%) Middleware
9 3 (10.71%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (7.14%) Mobile Banking
2 2 (7.14%) User Experience
3 1 (3.57%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (3.57%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.57%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 8 (28.57%) Linux
2 5 (17.86%) Unix
3 3 (10.71%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (67.86%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (39.29%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (35.71%) Microservices
3 10 (35.71%) TDD
4 7 (25.00%) Domain-Driven Design
4 7 (25.00%) Pair Programming
4 7 (25.00%) Scrum
5 6 (21.43%) Software Engineering
6 5 (17.86%) Unit Testing
7 4 (14.29%) EAI
7 4 (14.29%) OO
8 3 (10.71%) Analytics
8 3 (10.71%) Data Modelling
8 3 (10.71%) E-Commerce
8 3 (10.71%) MVC
8 3 (10.71%) SDLC
8 3 (10.71%) UML
9 2 (7.14%) Dependency Management
9 2 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
9 2 (7.14%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 23 (82.14%) Java
2 6 (21.43%) SQL
3 5 (17.86%) Groovy
3 5 (17.86%) Shell Script
4 4 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 3 (10.71%) Scala
6 2 (7.14%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) Sun Certification
2 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (32.14%) Oracle
2 3 (10.71%) hybris
2 3 (10.71%) IBM
3 2 (7.14%) Coremetrics
3 2 (7.14%) Google
3 2 (7.14%) PayPal
4 1 (3.57%) Pega
4 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.57%) TIBCO
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