Period
to 22 April 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 22 April 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
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 103 80 72
Rank change year-on-year -23 -8 +9
Contract jobs citing SOA 32 39 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.48% 2.03% 2.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.79% 2.41% 2.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 12 39
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £475 £398 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.50% -26.05% +22.86%
10th Percentile £413 £350 £399
90th Percentile £564 £616 £675
South East median daily rate £485 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +7.78% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - £55.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +89.66% -
South East median hourly rate - £42.50 £42.50

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 1,792 1,620 1,715
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 83.12% 84.42% 84.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 892 788 898
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £415 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% - +13.39%
10th Percentile £256 £257 £258
90th Percentile £550 £554 £525
South East median daily rate £430 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +3.61% +3.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 55 42
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £14.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +7.49% -0.77%
10th Percentile £10.10 £9.41 £10.55
90th Percentile £46.00 £49.00 £44.43
South East median hourly rate £21.50 £22.52 £27.50
% change year-on-year -4.53% -18.11% +27.43%

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 April 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 22 April 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 -20 21 £475 +19.50% 4
Buckingham - 1 £475 -
SOA
South East

For the 6 months to 22 April 2018, 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 20 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (43.75%) Spring
3 11 (34.38%) Java
4 10 (31.25%) Microservices
5 8 (25.00%) Spring Boot
5 8 (25.00%) Git (software)
5 8 (25.00%) MySQL
5 8 (25.00%) Banking
5 8 (25.00%) Finance
6 7 (21.88%) TDD
6 7 (21.88%) DB2
6 7 (21.88%) Hadoop
6 7 (21.88%) Jenkins
7 6 (18.75%) Big Data
7 6 (18.75%) Scala
7 6 (18.75%) git-flow
7 6 (18.75%) Apache Spark
7 6 (18.75%) User Experience
7 6 (18.75%) JUnit
8 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
8 5 (15.63%) .NET
8 5 (15.63%) C#
8 5 (15.63%) Scrum
8 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Azure
9 4 (12.50%) MongoDB
9 4 (12.50%) NoSQL
9 4 (12.50%) JIRA
9 4 (12.50%) Kafka
9 4 (12.50%) BDD
9 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API

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 6 (18.75%) Apache Spark
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (3.13%) IIS
3 1 (3.13%) NServiceBus
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.25%) PaaS
2 2 (6.25%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.00%) MySQL
2 7 (21.88%) DB2
2 7 (21.88%) Hadoop
3 6 (18.75%) Big Data
4 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
5 4 (12.50%) MongoDB
5 4 (12.50%) NoSQL
6 2 (6.25%) Data Lake
7 1 (3.13%) Apache Hive
7 1 (3.13%) Impala
7 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 7 (21.88%) Jenkins
3 6 (18.75%) git-flow
3 6 (18.75%) JUnit
4 4 (12.50%) JIRA
5 1 (3.13%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.13%) Maven
5 1 (3.13%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (25.00%) Banking
1 8 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (50.00%) Developer
2 7 (21.88%) Java Developer
3 5 (15.63%) Platform Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Apache Spark Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Architect
4 4 (12.50%) Scala Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (9.38%) Business Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Fraud Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Fraud Business Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Full Stack Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Hadoop Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Big Data Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Business IT Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) IT Business Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Java Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Online Business Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Payments Business Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) SOA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (43.75%) Spring
2 8 (25.00%) Spring Boot
3 5 (15.63%) .NET
4 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET
4 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (12.50%) Kafka
5 3 (9.38%) AngularJS
5 3 (9.38%) J2EE
5 3 (9.38%) REST
6 2 (6.25%) .NET Framework
6 2 (6.25%) MEAP
6 2 (6.25%) Web Services
7 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (3.13%) Entity Framework
7 1 (3.13%) Hibernate
7 1 (3.13%) Java EE
7 1 (3.13%) MSMQ
7 1 (3.13%) NHibernate
7 1 (3.13%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (3.13%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) User Experience
2 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.25%) Smart City
3 1 (3.13%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.13%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.13%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (31.25%) Microservices
3 7 (21.88%) TDD
4 5 (15.63%) Scrum
5 4 (12.50%) BDD
5 4 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 3 (9.38%) Business Analysis
6 3 (9.38%) Fraud Detection
6 3 (9.38%) OO
6 3 (9.38%) SDLC
6 3 (9.38%) Web Development
7 2 (6.25%) Case Management
7 2 (6.25%) Data Management
7 2 (6.25%) Identity Access Management
7 2 (6.25%) Project Management
7 2 (6.25%) Project Planning
7 2 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (6.25%) SOLID
7 2 (6.25%) TOGAF
7 2 (6.25%) Workload Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (34.38%) Java
2 6 (18.75%) Scala
3 5 (15.63%) C#
4 3 (9.38%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.25%) C++
5 2 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) Degree
1 1 (3.13%) MCSE
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) FATCA
Vendors
1 3 (9.38%) Cloudera
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle
2 2 (6.25%) SAP
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft