Period
to 18 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 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 18 January 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)
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 43 42
Rank change year-on-year -7 -1 +16
Contract jobs citing SOA 10 13 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.59% 2.12% 3.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.85% 2.64% 4.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 43
Cambridge median daily rate £500 £505 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.99% -22.31% +18.18%
10th Percentile £419 £425 £475
90th Percentile £588 £550 £700
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £373 £438 £550
% change year-on-year -14.86% -20.45% +22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cambridge median hourly rate - - -
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Cambridge with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cambridge
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 541 492 662
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 86.01% 80.39% 84.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 314 222 421
Cambridge median daily rate £400 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.56% +6.12%
10th Percentile £269 £237 £263
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £388 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +3.33% -3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 66 40
Cambridge median hourly rate £40.50 £31.25 £40.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.60% -22.36% +40.00%
10th Percentile £17.40 £14.19 £16.43
90th Percentile £53.00 £47.50 £60.00
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £40.00 £34.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +15.94% -1.43% +16.67%

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings citing SOA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

Job vacancy trend for SOA in Cambridge

SOA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SOA in Cambridge.

Contractor daily rate trend for SOA in Cambridge

SOA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SOA in Cambridge over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SOA in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for SOA.

1 10 (100.00%) Web Services
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (90.00%) Git (software)
2 9 (90.00%) Scrum
3 8 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (80.00%) .NET
3 8 (80.00%) JIRA
3 8 (80.00%) jQuery
3 8 (80.00%) AngularJS
3 8 (80.00%) Microservices
4 7 (70.00%) Docker
4 7 (70.00%) .NET Framework
4 7 (70.00%) TDD
4 7 (70.00%) Subversion
4 7 (70.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (60.00%) CMS
5 6 (60.00%) Mercurial
5 6 (60.00%) Mocha
5 6 (60.00%) Sitecore CMS
5 6 (60.00%) Sitecore
5 6 (60.00%) Coveo
5 6 (60.00%) Content Management
5 6 (60.00%) MVC
5 6 (60.00%) C#
5 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET
5 6 (60.00%) CSS
5 6 (60.00%) SAML
5 6 (60.00%) DevOps
5 6 (60.00%) React
5 6 (60.00%) Azure Active Directory

SOA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 (60.00%) CMS
1 6 (60.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (20.00%) Confluence
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (20.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (10.00%) JBoss
3 1 (10.00%) Mule
3 1 (10.00%) Mule ESB
Cloud Services
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (60.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (10.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (90.00%) Git (software)
2 8 (80.00%) JIRA
3 7 (70.00%) Subversion
4 6 (60.00%) Jasmine
4 6 (60.00%) Karma Test Runner
4 6 (60.00%) Mercurial
4 6 (60.00%) Mocha
4 6 (60.00%) Vagrant
5 2 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
5 2 (20.00%) JUnit
5 2 (20.00%) Maven
5 2 (20.00%) SoapUI
6 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
6 1 (10.00%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (10.00%) Selenium
6 1 (10.00%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
2 6 (60.00%) Sitecore Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Lead Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Sitecore Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Leader
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Java Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL Developer
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Developer
4 1 (10.00%) UI Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) Web Services
2 8 (80.00%) .NET
2 8 (80.00%) AngularJS
2 8 (80.00%) jQuery
3 7 (70.00%) .NET Framework
4 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET
4 6 (60.00%) Backbone.js
4 6 (60.00%) CSS
4 6 (60.00%) Durandal
4 6 (60.00%) KnockoutJS
4 6 (60.00%) LESS
4 6 (60.00%) React
4 6 (60.00%) SAML
4 6 (60.00%) Sass
5 3 (30.00%) RESTful
5 3 (30.00%) SOAP
5 3 (30.00%) Spring
5 3 (30.00%) XML
6 2 (20.00%) J2EE
6 2 (20.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (90.00%) Scrum
3 8 (80.00%) Microservices
4 7 (70.00%) TDD
5 6 (60.00%) Content Management
5 6 (60.00%) DevOps
5 6 (60.00%) MVC
5 6 (60.00%) Web Application Development
6 2 (20.00%) API Development
6 2 (20.00%) Continuous Deployment
6 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (20.00%) Defect Management
6 2 (20.00%) Kanban
6 2 (20.00%) SDLC
6 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
7 1 (10.00%) BDD
7 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
7 1 (10.00%) Service Design
7 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (60.00%) C#
3 4 (40.00%) Java
4 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (10.00%) PHP
5 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (10.00%) SQL
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (60.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Coveo
1 6 (60.00%) Sitecore
2 2 (20.00%) Atlassian
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) MuleSoft