Period
to 16 December 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 16 December 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
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 71 72
Rank change year-on-year -9 +1 +2
Contract jobs citing SOA 18 49 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.46% 2.78% 1.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.65% 3.29% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 28 11
Milton Keynes median daily rate £475 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% -30.77%
10th Percentile £400 £359 £350
90th Percentile £738 £539 £538
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £463 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +8.82% -5.56% -30.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - £55.00

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 1,089 1,491 1,066
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 88.04% 84.52% 86.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 635 777 632
Milton Keynes median daily rate £415 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% -5.88% +10.39%
10th Percentile £240 £263 £231
90th Percentile £623 £530 £563
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £415 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +3.75% -3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 53 37
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.47 £14.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.24% +3.57% -
10th Percentile £10.59 £9.00 £9.00
90th Percentile £26.65 £24.80 £38.75
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.90 £17.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -12.35% +13.33% -7.06%

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 16 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SOA in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 14 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (61.11%) .NET
3 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
3 7 (38.89%) Finance
4 6 (33.33%) C#
4 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 5 (27.78%) Java
5 5 (27.78%) Oracle
5 5 (27.78%) Workflow
5 5 (27.78%) JSON
5 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (27.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 4 (22.22%) REST
6 4 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (22.22%) SaaS
6 4 (22.22%) XPath
6 4 (22.22%) SQL
6 4 (22.22%) TOGAF
6 4 (22.22%) XML
6 4 (22.22%) XSLT
6 4 (22.22%) ERP
6 4 (22.22%) TIBCO
6 4 (22.22%) TOGAF Certification
7 3 (16.67%) Technical Leadership
7 3 (16.67%) BusinessWorks
7 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
7 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
7 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (16.67%) Scrum
7 3 (16.67%) .NET Framework

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 5 (27.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (5.56%) NServiceBus
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle BPEL
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (5.56%) WebLogic
3 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
3 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (16.67%) BusinessWorks
1 3 (16.67%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (22.22%) SaaS
3 2 (11.11%) iPaaS
4 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (5.56%) Office 365
4 1 (5.56%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (5.56%) Hadoop
3 1 (5.56%) MS Access
3 1 (5.56%) NuoDB
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 3 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 3 (16.67%) JIRA
1 3 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (11.11%) git-flow
2 2 (11.11%) GitLab
3 1 (5.56%) JDeveloper
General
1 7 (38.89%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Architect
2 6 (33.33%) Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Workflow Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (16.67%) Technical Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Integration Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Release Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Workflow Developer
5 2 (11.11%) TIBCO Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Azure Developer
6 1 (5.56%) C# Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Oracle SOA Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Senior TIBCO Developer
6 1 (5.56%) SOA Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Solutions Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (61.11%) .NET
2 5 (27.78%) JSON
3 4 (22.22%) REST
3 4 (22.22%) XML
3 4 (22.22%) XSLT
4 3 (16.67%) .NET Framework
5 2 (11.11%) Node.js
5 2 (11.11%) OAuth
5 2 (11.11%) OAuth2
5 2 (11.11%) OpenID
5 2 (11.11%) SOAP
5 2 (11.11%) Spring
5 2 (11.11%) Web Services
6 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (5.56%) LINQ
6 1 (5.56%) NHibernate
6 1 (5.56%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (5.56%) RESTful
6 1 (5.56%) WCF
6 1 (5.56%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Replication
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
1 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (27.78%) Workflow
3 4 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
3 4 (22.22%) ERP
3 4 (22.22%) TOGAF
4 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (16.67%) Scrum
4 3 (16.67%) Technical Leadership
5 2 (11.11%) BPEL
5 2 (11.11%) Change Management
5 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
5 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (11.11%) Data Integration
5 2 (11.11%) Event-Driven Architecture
5 2 (11.11%) Functional Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (11.11%) Software Deployment
5 2 (11.11%) TDD
5 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) C#
2 5 (27.78%) Java
3 4 (22.22%) SQL
3 4 (22.22%) XPath
4 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) TOGAF Certification
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Docker
2 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 5 (27.78%) Oracle
3 4 (22.22%) TIBCO
4 1 (5.56%) IBM
4 1 (5.56%) Informatica
4 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.56%) Tableau