Period
to 27 July 2017

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 27 July 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)
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 48 61
Rank change year-on-year -12 +13 +3
Contract jobs citing SOA 4 20 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.64% 2.65% 1.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 3.19% 2.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 15 14
Cambridge median daily rate - £475 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +55.10% -23.44%
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £515 £500 £350
% change year-on-year +3.00% +42.86% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cambridge median hourly rate - - -
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Cambridge with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 518 627 687
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 83.28% 83.16% 80.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 380 479
Cambridge median daily rate £350 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.15% +10.00% +1.35%
10th Percentile £193 £281 £254
90th Percentile £518 £538 £525
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £413 £355
% change year-on-year -9.09% +16.20% -2.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 47 30
Cambridge median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £37.50
10th Percentile £12.00 £17.50 £11.05
90th Percentile £47.50 £54.50 £58.75
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £25.00 £37.50 £15.77
% change year-on-year -33.33% +137.79% -47.43%

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

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for SOA.

1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (25.00%) OpenID
3 1 (25.00%) MVVM
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (25.00%) Entity Framework
3 1 (25.00%) Node.js
3 1 (25.00%) Fluent NHibernate
3 1 (25.00%) REST
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) OAuth2
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) Coaching
3 1 (25.00%) Microservices
3 1 (25.00%) Amazon CloudSearch
3 1 (25.00%) SOLID
3 1 (25.00%) Identity Access Management
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Deployment
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Core
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Identity Management
3 1 (25.00%) Password Management
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Finance

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 1 (25.00%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon CloudSearch
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon S3
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Full Stack Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) .NET Core
1 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 1 (25.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (25.00%) Fluent NHibernate
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
1 1 (25.00%) Node.js
1 1 (25.00%) OAuth
1 1 (25.00%) OAuth2
1 1 (25.00%) OpenID
1 1 (25.00%) REST
1 1 (25.00%) SAML
1 1 (25.00%) SOAP
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Content Management
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Data Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Content Management
3 1 (25.00%) Identity Management
3 1 (25.00%) Kanban
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) OOP
3 1 (25.00%) Password Management
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Strategic Planning
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Mercator