Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 100 66 71
Rank change year-on-year -34 +5 +7
Contract jobs citing SOA 22 75 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.17% 3.33% 2.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.36% 4.04% 3.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 34 31
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £475 £403 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.01% -10.56% -10.00%
10th Percentile £370 £333 £325
90th Percentile £728 £625 £588
South East median daily rate £475 £485 £450
% change year-on-year -2.06% +7.78% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% -11.11% -

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 1,613 1,858 1,498
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 85.71% 82.47% 84.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 890 871 832
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £414 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.38% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £248 £228 £248
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £433 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +4.22% +3.75% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 72 53
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.05 £15.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.33% +7.14% -20.00%
10th Percentile £9.09 £9.03 £9.25
90th Percentile £46.38 £77.50 £45.30
South East median hourly rate £26.00 £20.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +26.83% -8.89% -1.45%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 -27 20 £475 +17.28% 3
Marlow - 1 - -
SOA
South East

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 14 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (54.55%) .NET
3 8 (36.36%) C#
4 7 (31.82%) Finance
4 7 (31.82%) Scrum
4 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
4 7 (31.82%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (27.27%) REST
6 5 (22.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
6 5 (22.73%) SQL
6 5 (22.73%) Oracle
6 5 (22.73%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (18.18%) Jenkins
7 4 (18.18%) Docker
7 4 (18.18%) TOGAF Certification
7 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
7 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET
7 4 (18.18%) ERP
7 4 (18.18%) SaaS
7 4 (18.18%) Git (software)
7 4 (18.18%) Java
7 4 (18.18%) TOGAF
7 4 (18.18%) .NET Framework
7 4 (18.18%) JIRA
8 3 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (13.64%) JSON
8 3 (13.64%) Data Management
8 3 (13.64%) NHibernate
8 3 (13.64%) Enterprise Architecture

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 5 (22.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (13.64%) NServiceBus
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (4.55%) IIS
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle BPEL
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (4.55%) WebLogic
4 1 (4.55%) WebSphere
4 1 (4.55%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (4.55%) TIBCO iProcess
1 1 (4.55%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 7 (31.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (18.18%) SaaS
3 2 (9.09%) iPaaS
4 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (4.55%) Office 365
4 1 (4.55%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) SSL
2 1 (4.55%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) NuoDB
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (4.55%) Hadoop
3 1 (4.55%) MS Access
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Git (software)
1 4 (18.18%) Jenkins
1 4 (18.18%) JIRA
2 3 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (9.09%) git-flow
3 2 (9.09%) GitLab
3 2 (9.09%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (4.55%) JDeveloper
General
1 7 (31.82%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Aerospace
2 1 (4.55%) Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Architect
2 5 (22.73%) Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (13.64%) .NET Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Release Manager
4 3 (13.64%) Technical Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (9.09%) C# Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Integration Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Technical Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Digital Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Digital Business Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Business Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) IT Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Workday Specialist
6 1 (4.55%) Workflow Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (54.55%) .NET
2 6 (27.27%) REST
3 4 (18.18%) .NET Framework
3 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET
4 3 (13.64%) AngularJS
4 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (13.64%) Entity Framework
4 3 (13.64%) JSON
4 3 (13.64%) NHibernate
4 3 (13.64%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (13.64%) SOAP
4 3 (13.64%) Web Services
5 2 (9.09%) Angular 2
5 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (9.09%) Node.js
5 2 (9.09%) OAuth
5 2 (9.09%) OAuth2
5 2 (9.09%) OpenID
5 2 (9.09%) Spring
5 2 (9.09%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) Replication
2 2 (9.09%) User Experience
3 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.55%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Linux
1 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (31.82%) Scrum
3 5 (22.73%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (18.18%) ERP
4 4 (18.18%) TOGAF
5 3 (13.64%) Change Management
5 3 (13.64%) Configuration Management
5 3 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (13.64%) Data Management
5 3 (13.64%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (13.64%) Microservices
5 3 (13.64%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (9.09%) API Design
6 2 (9.09%) API Development
6 2 (9.09%) Business Activity Monitoring
6 2 (9.09%) Deployment Automation
6 2 (9.09%) Event-Driven Architecture
6 2 (9.09%) SDLC
6 2 (9.09%) Service Design
6 2 (9.09%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) C#
2 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
2 5 (22.73%) SQL
3 4 (18.18%) Java
4 1 (4.55%) C++
4 1 (4.55%) Python
4 1 (4.55%) SOQL
4 1 (4.55%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) TOGAF Certification
2 2 (9.09%) Degree
3 1 (4.55%) MCSE
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) GDPR
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) Docker
2 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
2 5 (22.73%) Oracle
3 2 (9.09%) Informatica
4 1 (4.55%) IBM
4 1 (4.55%) Okta
4 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.55%) Tableau
4 1 (4.55%) TIBCO
4 1 (4.55%) Workday