The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes with a requirement for SOA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 28 March 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)
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 47 52
Rank change year-on-year -17 +5  
Contract jobs citing SOA 12 21 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.61% 2.80% 2.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.90% 3.27% 3.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 20 16
Median daily rate £395 £550 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.18% +30.95%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £400 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £605 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £440
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £50.20 £35.63
% change year-on-year -15.33% +40.89%  

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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 632 643 668
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 84.83% 85.85% 79.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 365 346
Median daily rate £413 £413 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.01%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 7
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.66% -62.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes citing SOA as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for SOA in Milton Keynes

SOA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SOA in Milton Keynes

SOA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SOA in Milton Keynes over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SOA in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for SOA.

1 18 (90.00%) Java
2 14 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (70.00%) Spring
3 11 (55.00%) Web Services
4 9 (45.00%) Oracle
5 8 (40.00%) Java EE
5 8 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (35.00%) Git (software)
6 7 (35.00%) JIRA
6 7 (35.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 7 (35.00%) Maven
7 6 (30.00%) TDD
7 6 (30.00%) SQL
7 6 (30.00%) RESTful
8 5 (25.00%) Unit Testing
8 5 (25.00%) Groovy
8 5 (25.00%) Grails
8 5 (25.00%) Jenkins
8 5 (25.00%) Node.js
8 5 (25.00%) REST
8 5 (25.00%) Microservices
8 5 (25.00%) Spring Boot
8 5 (25.00%) XML
8 5 (25.00%) SOAP
8 5 (25.00%) Linux
8 5 (25.00%) Scrum
9 4 (20.00%) Hibernate
9 4 (20.00%) Pair Programming
9 4 (20.00%) Subversion
9 4 (20.00%) XSLT

SOA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 7 (35.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (10.00%) Apache
2 2 (10.00%) JBoss
2 2 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (10.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (10.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (5.00%) Confluence
3 1 (5.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Google Analytics
1 2 (10.00%) Google Checkout
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.00%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) AMQP
2 1 (5.00%) Internet
2 1 (5.00%) Intranet
2 1 (5.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) Hazelcast
1 3 (15.00%) MySQL
1 3 (15.00%) Relational Database
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) Endeca
3 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (35.00%) Git (software)
1 7 (35.00%) JIRA
1 7 (35.00%) Maven
2 5 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 4 (20.00%) Subversion
4 2 (10.00%) Ant
4 2 (10.00%) Bitbucket
4 2 (10.00%) Eclipse
4 2 (10.00%) Gradle
4 2 (10.00%) Hudson
4 2 (10.00%) JUnit
4 2 (10.00%) Mockito
4 2 (10.00%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (10.00%) Spock
5 1 (5.00%) GitLab
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
1 2 (10.00%) Retail
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (75.00%) Developer
2 13 (65.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Architect
3 4 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (15.00%) Cloud Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Senior Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (10.00%) SQL Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Agile Business Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Applications Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Business Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Integration Architect
6 1 (5.00%) TIBCO Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Web Applications Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (70.00%) Spring
2 11 (55.00%) Web Services
3 8 (40.00%) Java EE
4 6 (30.00%) RESTful
5 5 (25.00%) Grails
5 5 (25.00%) Node.js
5 5 (25.00%) REST
5 5 (25.00%) SOAP
5 5 (25.00%) Spring Boot
5 5 (25.00%) XML
6 4 (20.00%) Hibernate
6 4 (20.00%) JPA
6 4 (20.00%) Spring Cloud
6 4 (20.00%) XSLT
7 3 (15.00%) CSS
7 3 (15.00%) HTML
7 3 (15.00%) jQuery
7 3 (15.00%) JSP
7 3 (15.00%) Middleware
7 3 (15.00%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.00%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (5.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.00%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Online Banking
3 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Linux
2 3 (15.00%) Android
3 2 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (30.00%) TDD
4 5 (25.00%) Microservices
4 5 (25.00%) Scrum
4 5 (25.00%) Unit Testing
5 4 (20.00%) Domain-Driven Design
5 4 (20.00%) EAI
5 4 (20.00%) OO
5 4 (20.00%) Pair Programming
6 3 (15.00%) Data Modelling
6 3 (15.00%) E-Commerce
6 3 (15.00%) MVC
6 3 (15.00%) SDLC
6 3 (15.00%) UML
7 2 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (10.00%) Domain Models
7 2 (10.00%) Logical Data Model
7 2 (10.00%) SOLID
7 2 (10.00%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 18 (90.00%) Java
2 6 (30.00%) SQL
3 5 (25.00%) Groovy
4 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (15.00%) Scala
5 2 (10.00%) PL/SQL
5 2 (10.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Oracle
2 3 (15.00%) hybris
2 3 (15.00%) IBM
3 2 (10.00%) Coremetrics
3 2 (10.00%) Google
3 2 (10.00%) PayPal
4 1 (5.00%) Pega
4 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.00%) TIBCO
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