Period
to 16 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Luton 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 16 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)
Bedfordshire > Luton
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 18 8
Rank change year-on-year 0 -10 +13
Contract jobs citing SOA 23 17 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 7.67% 6.61% 13.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.52% 7.62% 15.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 10 37
Luton median daily rate £500 £438 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -23.91% -4.17%
10th Percentile £395 £414 £350
90th Percentile £750 £608 £630
Bedfordshire median daily rate £554 £456 £575
% change year-on-year +21.37% -20.65% -2.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Luton median hourly rate - - -
Bedfordshire 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 Luton with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Luton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 270 223 255
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 90.00% 86.77% 87.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 139 184
Luton median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% -
10th Percentile £319 £308 £275
90th Percentile £625 £631 £611
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 32
Luton median hourly rate £50.22 £14.00 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +258.68% -59.42% +6.15%
10th Percentile £49.02 £11.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £50.75 £14.00 £50.68
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £19.00 £14.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +35.71% -62.67% +114.29%

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

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

Job vacancy trend for SOA in Luton

SOA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SOA in Luton

SOA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SOA in Luton over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SOA in Luton

For the 6 months to 16 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 Luton region with a requirement for SOA.

1 17 (73.91%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (60.87%) E-Commerce
3 9 (39.13%) API Design
4 7 (30.43%) C#
5 6 (26.09%) Retail
5 6 (26.09%) SOAP
5 6 (26.09%) REST
6 5 (21.74%) Project Management
6 5 (21.74%) Programme Delivery
6 5 (21.74%) Migration
7 4 (17.39%) ActiveMQ
7 4 (17.39%) TDD
7 4 (17.39%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (17.39%) Service Delivery
7 4 (17.39%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (17.39%) C++
7 4 (17.39%) Oracle
7 4 (17.39%) WebLogic
7 4 (17.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database
7 4 (17.39%) Microservices
7 4 (17.39%) Private Cloud
7 4 (17.39%) Oracle Exadata
7 4 (17.39%) Oracle Exalytics
7 4 (17.39%) User Stories
8 3 (13.04%) Unity DI Container
8 3 (13.04%) Entity Framework
8 3 (13.04%) Domain-Driven Design
8 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure

SOA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Luton 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 4 (17.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 4 (17.39%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.35%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (13.04%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (8.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle Exadata
2 3 (13.04%) Relational Database
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.35%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Git (software)
1 3 (13.04%) Subversion
1 3 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (26.09%) Retail
2 2 (8.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (60.87%) Architect
2 8 (34.78%) Solutions Architect
3 7 (30.43%) Lead Architect
4 5 (21.74%) Developer
4 5 (21.74%) Senior Developer
5 4 (17.39%) Lead Solutions Architect
5 4 (17.39%) Technical Architect
6 3 (13.04%) .NET Developer
6 3 (13.04%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (13.04%) C# Developer
6 3 (13.04%) DBA
6 3 (13.04%) Designer
6 3 (13.04%) Oracle DBA
6 3 (13.04%) Senior .NET Developer
6 3 (13.04%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 3 (13.04%) Senior C# Developer
7 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce Architect
7 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
7 2 (8.70%) Senior Designer
8 1 (4.35%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) REST
1 6 (26.09%) SOAP
2 4 (17.39%) ActiveMQ
3 3 (13.04%) .NET
3 3 (13.04%) .NET Framework
3 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (13.04%) Entity Framework
3 3 (13.04%) LINQ
3 3 (13.04%) MSMQ
3 3 (13.04%) Unity DI Container
4 2 (8.70%) JMS
4 2 (8.70%) Web Services
5 1 (4.35%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle Exalytics
1 4 (17.39%) Private Cloud
2 3 (13.04%) N-Tier
3 1 (4.35%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (4.35%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Unix
2 1 (4.35%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (73.91%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (60.87%) E-Commerce
3 9 (39.13%) API Design
4 5 (21.74%) Migration
4 5 (21.74%) Programme Delivery
4 5 (21.74%) Project Management
5 4 (17.39%) Microservices
5 4 (17.39%) Service Delivery
5 4 (17.39%) TDD
5 4 (17.39%) User Stories
6 3 (13.04%) API Development
6 3 (13.04%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (13.04%) Data Modelling
6 3 (13.04%) Dependency Injection
6 3 (13.04%) Domain-Driven Design
6 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (13.04%) Multithreading
6 3 (13.04%) OO
6 3 (13.04%) OOD
6 3 (13.04%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) C#
2 4 (17.39%) C++
3 1 (4.35%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle
2 3 (13.04%) Google
3 1 (4.35%) NetApp
3 1 (4.35%) Red Hat