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 22 June 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
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 48 54
Rank change year-on-year -1 +6  
Contract jobs citing SOA 30 17 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 4.08% 2.55% 2.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.81% 3.04% 2.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 17
Median daily rate £400 £575 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.43% +35.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £390 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £470 £450
% change year-on-year +6.38% +4.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £40.60
% change year-on-year -11.11% +10.83%  

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 624 559 677
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 84.90% 83.81% 81.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 321 389
Median daily rate £400 £406 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.36% +3.98%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £275 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 10
Median hourly rate £14.25 £11.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.91% -71.25%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

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 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SOA in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 39 (88.64%) Java
1 39 (88.64%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (72.73%) Spring
3 21 (47.73%) Scrum
4 19 (43.18%) Microservices
5 18 (40.91%) Finance
6 14 (31.82%) Banking
6 14 (31.82%) Jenkins
7 13 (29.55%) Ruby
7 13 (29.55%) Git (software)
8 12 (27.27%) Oracle
8 12 (27.27%) BDD
9 11 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 11 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (22.73%) RESTful
10 10 (22.73%) TDD
10 10 (22.73%) Hibernate
10 10 (22.73%) Web Services
10 10 (22.73%) REST
10 10 (22.73%) Spring Boot
11 9 (20.45%) MVC
11 9 (20.45%) IBM
11 9 (20.45%) JIRA
12 8 (18.18%) Java EE
12 8 (18.18%) Maven
12 8 (18.18%) Spring MVC
12 8 (18.18%) CRM
12 8 (18.18%) SQL Server
12 8 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery
13 7 (15.91%) PaaS

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 11 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (13.64%) Cloud Foundry
3 5 (11.36%) Alfresco
3 5 (11.36%) CMS
3 5 (11.36%) Drupal
3 5 (11.36%) Liferay
4 2 (4.55%) JBoss
4 2 (4.55%) WebLogic
4 2 (4.55%) WebSphere
4 2 (4.55%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (2.27%) Apache
5 1 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.27%) Confluence
5 1 (2.27%) OpenStack
5 1 (2.27%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (2.27%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.91%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (15.91%) PaaS
2 6 (13.64%) Bluemix
2 6 (13.64%) IBM Cloud
2 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (6.82%) OpenShift
4 2 (4.55%) Google Analytics
4 2 (4.55%) Google Checkout
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.36%) Internet
2 1 (2.27%) AMQP
2 1 (2.27%) ATM
2 1 (2.27%) Intranet
2 1 (2.27%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.64%) MySQL
3 5 (11.36%) DB2
3 5 (11.36%) Hazelcast
4 4 (9.09%) MongoDB
5 2 (4.55%) Endeca
5 2 (4.55%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.27%) Big Data
6 1 (2.27%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (31.82%) Jenkins
2 13 (29.55%) Git (software)
3 9 (20.45%) JIRA
4 8 (18.18%) Maven
5 5 (11.36%) Octopus Deploy
5 5 (11.36%) TeamCity
6 4 (9.09%) Subversion
7 2 (4.55%) Ant
7 2 (4.55%) Eclipse
7 2 (4.55%) Hudson
8 1 (2.27%) Bitbucket
8 1 (2.27%) GitLab
8 1 (2.27%) Gradle
8 1 (2.27%) JUnit
8 1 (2.27%) Mockito
8 1 (2.27%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (2.27%) Spock
General
1 18 (40.91%) Finance
2 14 (31.82%) Banking
3 2 (4.55%) Retail
3 2 (4.55%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 28 (63.64%) Developer
2 22 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 12 (27.27%) Architect
4 6 (13.64%) Cloud Architect
5 5 (11.36%) Full Stack Developer
5 5 (11.36%) Senior Developer
5 5 (11.36%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Software Architect
6 3 (6.82%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.55%) iOS Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Java Software Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Node.js Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Software Developer
7 2 (4.55%) SQL Developer
8 1 (2.27%) Android Developer
8 1 (2.27%) Cloud Developer
8 1 (2.27%) Digital Architect
8 1 (2.27%) Platform Engineer
8 1 (2.27%) SOA Developer
8 1 (2.27%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (72.73%) Spring
2 10 (22.73%) Hibernate
2 10 (22.73%) REST
2 10 (22.73%) RESTful
2 10 (22.73%) Spring Boot
2 10 (22.73%) Web Services
3 8 (18.18%) Java EE
3 8 (18.18%) Spring MVC
4 7 (15.91%) J2EE
4 7 (15.91%) JMS
5 6 (13.64%) Grails
5 6 (13.64%) HTML
5 6 (13.64%) JDBC
5 6 (13.64%) JMX
5 6 (13.64%) Node.js
5 6 (13.64%) SOAP
6 5 (11.36%) Play Framework
6 5 (11.36%) XSLT
7 4 (9.09%) JPA
7 4 (9.09%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) Cloud Native
1 6 (13.64%) Greenfield Project
1 6 (13.64%) User Experience
2 5 (11.36%) Mobile Banking
2 5 (11.36%) Online Banking
3 4 (9.09%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.55%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.27%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (2.27%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.64%) Android
2 3 (6.82%) Linux
3 2 (4.55%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (88.64%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (47.73%) Scrum
3 19 (43.18%) Microservices
4 12 (27.27%) BDD
5 11 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (22.73%) TDD
7 9 (20.45%) MVC
8 8 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery
8 8 (18.18%) CRM
9 7 (15.91%) Software Engineering
9 7 (15.91%) SOLID
9 7 (15.91%) Unit Testing
10 6 (13.64%) Data Modelling
10 6 (13.64%) Open Source
10 6 (13.64%) Technical Architecture
11 5 (11.36%) API Development
11 5 (11.36%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (11.36%) Document Management
11 5 (11.36%) Kanban
11 5 (11.36%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (88.64%) Java
2 13 (29.55%) Ruby
3 6 (13.64%) Go
4 5 (11.36%) JavaScript
4 5 (11.36%) Scala
4 5 (11.36%) SQL
5 4 (9.09%) Groovy
6 2 (4.55%) Apple Swift
6 2 (4.55%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (4.55%) Degree
1 2 (4.55%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 5 (11.36%) Docker
Vendors
1 12 (27.27%) Oracle
2 9 (20.45%) IBM
3 5 (11.36%) Microsoft
3 5 (11.36%) OpenText
4 3 (6.82%) Apigee
4 3 (6.82%) hybris
4 3 (6.82%) MuleSoft
4 3 (6.82%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.55%) Apple
5 2 (4.55%) Coremetrics
5 2 (4.55%) Google
5 2 (4.55%) PayPal
5 2 (4.55%) WSO2
6 1 (2.27%) Pega
6 1 (2.27%) TIBCO
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