Period
to 20 May 2019

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 20 May 2019 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
20 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 78 102 74
Rank change year-on-year +24 -28 -11
Contract jobs citing SOA 6 13 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.56% 0.82% 2.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 0.98% 2.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 13
Milton Keynes median daily rate £560 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.89% +18.75% -27.27%
10th Percentile £413 £413 £350
90th Percentile £715 £575 £625
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £493 £475 £400
% change year-on-year +3.68% +18.75% -25.58%
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 933 1,328 1,186
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 87.69% 83.57% 85.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 529 733 633
Milton Keynes median daily rate £438 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £240 £250 £270
90th Percentile £630 £550 £550
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 47 22
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £18.00 £13.82 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.25% -1.29% +8.17%
10th Percentile £13.25 £9.31 £9.00
90th Percentile £48.75 £18.60 £17.25
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £25.50 £14.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year +75.86% -9.38% +8.33%

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 20 May 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SOA in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 20 May 2019, 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 4 (66.67%) Oracle
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 3 (50.00%) Middleware
3 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) SAP
4 1 (16.67%) Service Design
4 1 (16.67%) GDPR
4 1 (16.67%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Core
4 1 (16.67%) IT Strategy
4 1 (16.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 1 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (16.67%) TOGAF Certification
4 1 (16.67%) C#
4 1 (16.67%) GUPTA
4 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
4 1 (16.67%) Business Development
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (16.67%) GlassFish
4 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
4 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (16.67%) RESTful
4 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (16.67%) Open Source
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (16.67%) SaaS

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 4 (66.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (50.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (16.67%) Apache ServiceMix
3 1 (16.67%) GlassFish
3 1 (16.67%) JBoss
3 1 (16.67%) JRun
3 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
3 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
3 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio Team System
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) Architect
1 2 (33.33%) SOA Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
1 2 (33.33%) WebLogic Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Data Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Integration Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Lead .NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Lead Developer
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Architect
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Core
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (16.67%) J2EE
2 1 (16.67%) RESTful
2 1 (16.67%) SOAP
2 1 (16.67%) Vue.js
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
2 1 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (16.67%) Business Development
1 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
1 1 (16.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
1 1 (16.67%) EAI
1 1 (16.67%) ERP
1 1 (16.67%) Event-Driven Architecture
1 1 (16.67%) IT Strategy
1 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
1 1 (16.67%) Microservices
1 1 (16.67%) MVC
1 1 (16.67%) Open Source
1 1 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
1 1 (16.67%) Service Design
1 1 (16.67%) TDD
1 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
1 1 (16.67%) UML
1 1 (16.67%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CCIE
1 1 (16.67%) CCNA
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) SAP
3 1 (16.67%) GUPTA
3 1 (16.67%) IBM
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft