Period
to 22 November 2017

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 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 68 75
Rank change year-on-year +7 +7 -10
Contract jobs citing SOA 57 21 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 3.25% 1.64% 2.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.91% 1.93% 2.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 11 43
Milton Keynes median daily rate £409 £450 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.17% -30.77% +38.30%
10th Percentile £350 £350 £330
90th Percentile £601 £538 £700
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £405 £450 £650
% change year-on-year -10.00% -30.77% +36.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - £55.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year - +103.70% -

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 1459 1086 1548
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 83.28% 84.98% 80.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 761 636 840
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £418 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.19% +8.44% +10.00%
10th Percentile £263 £243 £250
90th Percentile £530 £550 £500
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £409 £375
% change year-on-year -2.14% +9.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 33 37
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -12.50% +25.49%
10th Percentile £8.79 £9.00 £9.40
90th Percentile £24.50 £38.75 £25.05
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £16.66 £15.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year +11.07% -7.69% +30.00%

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 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SOA in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 40 (70.18%) Java
2 38 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (63.16%) Spring
4 25 (43.86%) Finance
4 25 (43.86%) Jenkins
4 25 (43.86%) Microservices
5 19 (33.33%) Scrum
6 18 (31.58%) Oracle
6 18 (31.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 16 (28.07%) MVC
7 16 (28.07%) Ruby
8 15 (26.32%) Spring MVC
8 15 (26.32%) BDD
8 15 (26.32%) IBM
9 14 (24.56%) Business Intelligence
9 14 (24.56%) CRM
9 14 (24.56%) TDD
10 13 (22.81%) CMS
11 12 (21.05%) Web Services
11 12 (21.05%) Maven
11 12 (21.05%) Git (software)
12 11 (19.30%) Product Management
12 11 (19.30%) Alfresco
12 11 (19.30%) Kanban
12 11 (19.30%) Drupal
12 11 (19.30%) Liferay
12 11 (19.30%) Open Source
12 11 (19.30%) Document Management
12 11 (19.30%) OpenText
12 11 (19.30%) Microsoft

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 18 (31.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 13 (22.81%) CMS
3 11 (19.30%) Alfresco
3 11 (19.30%) Drupal
3 11 (19.30%) Liferay
4 6 (10.53%) Cloud Foundry
4 6 (10.53%) WebLogic
5 5 (8.77%) WebSphere
5 5 (8.77%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (3.51%) Apache Spark
6 2 (3.51%) Kentico
6 2 (3.51%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.75%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.75%) WebLogic Portal
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (10.53%) PaaS
2 5 (8.77%) Google Analytics
2 5 (8.77%) Google Checkout
3 4 (7.02%) Bluemix
3 4 (7.02%) IBM Cloud
4 2 (3.51%) OpenShift
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.77%) Endeca
2 4 (7.02%) Hazelcast
2 4 (7.02%) MySQL
3 2 (3.51%) Big Data
3 2 (3.51%) DB2
3 2 (3.51%) Redis
4 1 (1.75%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.75%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (1.75%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 25 (43.86%) Jenkins
2 12 (21.05%) Git (software)
2 12 (21.05%) Maven
3 10 (17.54%) JIRA
3 10 (17.54%) Octopus Deploy
3 10 (17.54%) TeamCity
4 6 (10.53%) Ant
4 6 (10.53%) Hudson
5 5 (8.77%) Eclipse
5 5 (8.77%) Subversion
6 4 (7.02%) git-flow
6 4 (7.02%) JUnit
General
1 25 (43.86%) Finance
2 10 (17.54%) Banking
3 6 (10.53%) Retail
4 3 (5.26%) Electronics
4 3 (5.26%) Manufacturing
4 3 (5.26%) Marketing
4 3 (5.26%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.51%) Spanish Language
6 1 (1.75%) Automotive
6 1 (1.75%) Games
Job Titles
1 39 (68.42%) Developer
2 29 (50.88%) Java Developer
3 13 (22.81%) Architect
4 9 (15.79%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (7.02%) Cloud Architect
5 4 (7.02%) Digital Architect
5 4 (7.02%) Digital Solutions Architect
6 3 (5.26%) Angular Developer
6 3 (5.26%) Senior Developer
6 3 (5.26%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (3.51%) Android Developer
7 2 (3.51%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (3.51%) iOS Developer
7 2 (3.51%) Java Software Developer
7 2 (3.51%) Node.js Developer
7 2 (3.51%) Scala Developer
7 2 (3.51%) Software Developer
8 1 (1.75%) Big Data Developer
8 1 (1.75%) MuleSoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (63.16%) Spring
2 15 (26.32%) Spring MVC
3 12 (21.05%) Web Services
4 9 (15.79%) Hibernate
4 9 (15.79%) Java EE
5 8 (14.04%) Spring Boot
6 7 (12.28%) J2EE
7 6 (10.53%) HTML
7 6 (10.53%) JSP
7 6 (10.53%) JSTL
7 6 (10.53%) RESTful
8 5 (8.77%) Ajax
8 5 (8.77%) CSS
8 5 (8.77%) EJB
8 5 (8.77%) JMS
8 5 (8.77%) jQuery
8 5 (8.77%) Lucene
8 5 (8.77%) Struts
9 4 (7.02%) JDBC
9 4 (7.02%) JMX
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.53%) Mobile App
2 4 (7.02%) Cloud Native
2 4 (7.02%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (7.02%) Social Media
3 2 (3.51%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.75%) Clustering
4 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.75%) iPad
4 1 (1.75%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.53%) Android
2 2 (3.51%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.51%) Windows
2 2 (3.51%) Windows Server
2 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.75%) Linux
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (1.75%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (43.86%) Microservices
3 19 (33.33%) Scrum
4 16 (28.07%) MVC
5 15 (26.32%) BDD
6 14 (24.56%) Business Intelligence
6 14 (24.56%) CRM
6 14 (24.56%) TDD
7 11 (19.30%) Document Management
7 11 (19.30%) Kanban
7 11 (19.30%) Open Source
7 11 (19.30%) Product Management
7 11 (19.30%) SOLID
8 9 (15.79%) Analytics
8 9 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (15.79%) E-Commerce
9 8 (14.04%) Technical Architecture
10 6 (10.53%) Continuous Delivery
10 6 (10.53%) TOGAF
11 5 (8.77%) API Development
Programming Languages
1 40 (70.18%) Java
2 16 (28.07%) Ruby
3 8 (14.04%) JavaScript
4 6 (10.53%) Scala
5 4 (7.02%) Go
6 2 (3.51%) Apple Swift
6 2 (3.51%) Shell Script
6 2 (3.51%) VB
6 2 (3.51%) VB6
Qualifications
1 6 (10.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.26%) QA
2 1 (1.75%) FATCA
System Software
1 6 (10.53%) Docker
Vendors
1 18 (31.58%) Oracle
2 15 (26.32%) IBM
3 11 (19.30%) Microsoft
3 11 (19.30%) OpenText
4 6 (10.53%) MuleSoft
5 5 (8.77%) Coremetrics
5 5 (8.77%) Google
5 5 (8.77%) hybris
5 5 (8.77%) PayPal
6 3 (5.26%) SAP
7 2 (3.51%) Apigee
7 2 (3.51%) Apple
7 2 (3.51%) WSO2
8 1 (1.75%) Cloudera