Period
to 22 July 2018

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 6 months to 22 July 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)
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 60 57
Rank change year-on-year -31 -3 +12
Contract jobs citing SOA 16 54 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.05% 3.43% 2.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.25% 4.06% 3.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 28 27
Milton Keynes median daily rate £475 £400 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -25.58% +19.44%
10th Percentile £363 £342 £387
90th Percentile £556 £625 £618
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £475 £400 £505
% change year-on-year +18.75% -20.79% +12.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire 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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,279 1,330 1,214
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 84.09% 84.44% 84.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 719 669 695
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £400 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -1.36% +8.13%
10th Percentile £237 £270 £250
90th Percentile £563 £538 £527
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £401 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +0.31% - +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 26 27
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.57% +16.67% -16.36%
10th Percentile £9.24 £8.89 £9.00
90th Percentile £17.50 £19.10 £15.35
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.28 £16.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -13.48% +17.86% -20.00%

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

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 6 months to 22 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SOA in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 22 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SOA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Milton Keynes region with a requirement for SOA.

1 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (56.25%) .NET
3 8 (50.00%) C#
4 7 (43.75%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET
5 6 (37.50%) Scrum
6 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
6 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
6 5 (31.25%) Git (software)
6 5 (31.25%) REST
6 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET Web API
6 5 (31.25%) Microservices
7 4 (25.00%) AngularJS
7 4 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (25.00%) .NET Framework
7 4 (25.00%) Java
7 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
8 3 (18.75%) Python
8 3 (18.75%) Oracle
8 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
8 3 (18.75%) OO
8 3 (18.75%) Web Services
8 3 (18.75%) NHibernate
8 3 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (18.75%) Web Development
8 3 (18.75%) RabbitMQ
8 3 (18.75%) Entity Framework
8 3 (18.75%) NServiceBus
8 3 (18.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (12.50%) Node.js

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 3 (18.75%) NServiceBus
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (6.25%) IIS
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle BPEL
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (6.25%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (12.50%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) NuoDB
3 1 (6.25%) MS Access
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Git (software)
2 3 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 2 (12.50%) JIRA
3 2 (12.50%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (6.25%) git-flow
4 1 (6.25%) GitLab
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Architect
3 2 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (12.50%) C# Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Full Stack Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Integration Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Java Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Java Software Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Release Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Software Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Digital Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) IT Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Workflow Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (56.25%) .NET
2 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET
3 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET Web API
3 5 (31.25%) REST
4 4 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 4 (25.00%) AngularJS
5 3 (18.75%) Entity Framework
5 3 (18.75%) NHibernate
5 3 (18.75%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (18.75%) Web Services
6 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (12.50%) J2EE
6 2 (12.50%) JSON
6 2 (12.50%) MSMQ
6 2 (12.50%) Node.js
6 2 (12.50%) OAuth
6 2 (12.50%) OAuth2
6 2 (12.50%) OpenID
6 2 (12.50%) SOAP
6 2 (12.50%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
1 2 (12.50%) Replication
1 2 (12.50%) Smart City
2 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.25%) iSeries
2 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) Scrum
3 5 (31.25%) Microservices
4 4 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (18.75%) OO
5 3 (18.75%) Web Development
6 2 (12.50%) API Design
6 2 (12.50%) API Development
6 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
6 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
6 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (12.50%) Data Integration
6 2 (12.50%) Event-Driven Architecture
6 2 (12.50%) Project Planning
6 2 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (12.50%) SDLC
6 2 (12.50%) SOLID
6 2 (12.50%) TDD
6 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) C#
2 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
3 4 (25.00%) Java
4 3 (18.75%) Python
5 2 (12.50%) C++
5 2 (12.50%) SQL
6 1 (6.25%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
1 1 (6.25%) MCSE
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Docker
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) TIBCO