Period
to 21 July 2017

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 21 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)
Bedfordshire > Luton
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 14 16
Rank change year-on-year +5 +2 +26
Contract jobs citing SOA 35 31 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 12.03% 9.42% 7.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.01% 10.76% 8.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 20 21
Luton median daily rate £500 £588 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.89% +2.17% +15.00%
10th Percentile £413 £513 £475
90th Percentile £600 £619 £656
Bedfordshire median daily rate £500 £588 £581
% change year-on-year -14.89% +1.08% +16.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Luton median hourly rate - - -
Bedfordshire 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 Luton with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Luton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 269 288 296
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Luton 92.44% 87.54% 90.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 196 223
Luton median daily rate £450 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £278 £309 £263
90th Percentile £600 £606 £638
Bedfordshire median daily rate £438 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -2.78% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 18
Luton median hourly rate £14.00 £48.23 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -70.97% +126.96% -43.33%
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £18.00 £45.54 £32.50
% change year-on-year -60.47% +40.11% +24.81%

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 21 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SOA in Luton

For the 6 months to 21 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 Luton region with a requirement for SOA.

1 24 (68.57%) E-Commerce
2 22 (62.86%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (45.71%) C#
3 16 (45.71%) User Stories
4 15 (42.86%) Microservices
5 14 (40.00%) C++
5 14 (40.00%) SOAP
5 14 (40.00%) REST
6 11 (31.43%) API Development
7 8 (22.86%) Data Integration
8 7 (20.00%) Finance
9 6 (17.14%) Software Engineering
10 5 (14.29%) Low Latency
10 5 (14.29%) Oracle Database
10 5 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
10 5 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 5 (14.29%) Change Management
10 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
10 5 (14.29%) Oracle
11 4 (11.43%) WebLogic
11 4 (11.43%) Red Hat
11 4 (11.43%) Oracle EBS
11 4 (11.43%) Oracle Exadata
11 4 (11.43%) Oracle RAC
11 4 (11.43%) Oracle Exalytics
11 4 (11.43%) Private Cloud
12 3 (8.57%) User Experience
12 3 (8.57%) Multithreading
12 3 (8.57%) Migration
12 3 (8.57%) TDD

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 5 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (11.43%) WebLogic
3 2 (5.71%) Confluence
4 1 (2.86%) CMS
Business Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.86%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 4 (11.43%) Oracle Exadata
3 2 (5.71%) DB2
4 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) JIRA
2 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.86%) Subversion
2 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Retail
3 1 (2.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (42.86%) Architect
1 15 (42.86%) Designer
1 15 (42.86%) Developer
1 15 (42.86%) Senior Designer
2 13 (37.14%) Senior Developer
3 9 (25.71%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (17.14%) E-Commerce Architect
5 5 (14.29%) Technical Architect
6 3 (8.57%) Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) Business Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) DBA
6 3 (8.57%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
6 3 (8.57%) Oracle DBA
7 2 (5.71%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Senior Architect
7 2 (5.71%) Senior Business Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Senior Technical Architect
7 2 (5.71%) Senior Technical Business Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (40.00%) REST
1 14 (40.00%) SOAP
2 2 (5.71%) .NET
2 2 (5.71%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (5.71%) MSMQ
3 1 (2.86%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.86%) Entity Framework
3 1 (2.86%) LINQ
3 1 (2.86%) Unity DI Container
3 1 (2.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Oracle Exalytics
1 4 (11.43%) Private Cloud
2 3 (8.57%) User Experience
3 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.71%) Replication
4 1 (2.86%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.86%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (68.57%) E-Commerce
2 22 (62.86%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (45.71%) User Stories
4 15 (42.86%) Microservices
5 11 (31.43%) API Development
6 8 (22.86%) Data Integration
7 6 (17.14%) Software Engineering
8 5 (14.29%) Change Management
8 5 (14.29%) Low Latency
9 3 (8.57%) Migration
9 3 (8.57%) Multithreading
9 3 (8.57%) OO
9 3 (8.57%) TDD
9 3 (8.57%) TOGAF
10 2 (5.71%) AOP
10 2 (5.71%) API Integration
10 2 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (5.71%) Multithreaded Programming
10 2 (5.71%) Scenario Testing
11 1 (2.86%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (45.71%) C#
2 14 (40.00%) C++
3 2 (5.71%) Java
System Software
1 4 (11.43%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 5 (14.29%) Oracle
2 4 (11.43%) Red Hat
3 2 (5.71%) NetApp
4 1 (2.86%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.86%) Google
4 1 (2.86%) Lumesse
4 1 (2.86%) SAP
4 1 (2.86%) Splunk
4 1 (2.86%) TIBCO
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