Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 88 64 71
Rank change year-on-year -24 +7 -10
Contract jobs citing SOA 18 54 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.29% 3.21% 1.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.49% 3.84% 2.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 32 13
Milton Keynes median daily rate £475 £403 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.01% -10.56% -29.41%
10th Percentile £363 £350 £365
90th Percentile £738 £625 £603
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £475 £400 £450
% change year-on-year +18.75% -11.11% -18.18%
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 1,211 1,406 1,086
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 86.62% 83.59% 84.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 716 719 637
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £400 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.61% +9.21%
10th Percentile £235 £255 £250
90th Percentile £575 £530 £546
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £403
% change year-on-year - -0.68% +7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 45 35
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.05 £13.85 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.44% +15.42% -14.88%
10th Percentile £9.53 £8.62 £9.00
90th Percentile £17.80 £19.50 £15.15
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.47 £15.00 £14.43
% change year-on-year -3.57% +3.99% -17.57%

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 18 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SOA in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 13 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (55.56%) .NET
3 7 (38.89%) C#
4 6 (33.33%) Scrum
4 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (27.78%) REST
5 5 (27.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 5 (27.78%) Continuous Delivery
5 5 (27.78%) Finance
5 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
5 5 (27.78%) Oracle
6 4 (22.22%) ERP
6 4 (22.22%) SQL
6 4 (22.22%) TOGAF
6 4 (22.22%) Docker
6 4 (22.22%) Jenkins
6 4 (22.22%) JIRA
6 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
6 4 (22.22%) SaaS
6 4 (22.22%) TOGAF Certification
7 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (16.67%) JSON
7 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (16.67%) Change Management
7 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
7 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
7 3 (16.67%) Java
7 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
8 2 (11.11%) SSL
8 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET

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%) NServiceBus
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle Service Bus
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 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (5.56%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 6 (33.33%) 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 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) NuoDB
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%) 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 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
1 4 (22.22%) Jenkins
1 4 (22.22%) JIRA
2 2 (11.11%) git-flow
2 2 (11.11%) GitLab
2 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.56%) JDeveloper
3 1 (5.56%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Architect
2 4 (22.22%) Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Release Manager
3 3 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (16.67%) Technical Architect
4 2 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Integration Architect
5 1 (5.56%) .NET Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Applications Architect
5 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Business IT Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (55.56%) .NET
2 5 (27.78%) REST
3 3 (16.67%) JSON
4 2 (11.11%) .NET Framework
4 2 (11.11%) AngularJS
4 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET
4 2 (11.11%) Entity Framework
4 2 (11.11%) NHibernate
4 2 (11.11%) Node.js
4 2 (11.11%) OAuth
4 2 (11.11%) OAuth2
4 2 (11.11%) OpenID
4 2 (11.11%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (11.11%) SOAP
4 2 (11.11%) Spring
4 2 (11.11%) Web Services
5 1 (5.56%) JMS
5 1 (5.56%) MSMQ
5 1 (5.56%) XML
5 1 (5.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
1 2 (11.11%) Replication
1 2 (11.11%) User Experience
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
1 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (33.33%) Scrum
3 5 (27.78%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (22.22%) ERP
4 4 (22.22%) TOGAF
5 3 (16.67%) Change Management
5 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
5 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (11.11%) API Development
6 2 (11.11%) BPEL
6 2 (11.11%) Business Analysis
6 2 (11.11%) Data Integration
6 2 (11.11%) Data Management
6 2 (11.11%) Event-Driven Architecture
6 2 (11.11%) Microservices
6 2 (11.11%) Software Deployment
6 2 (11.11%) TDD
6 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
6 2 (11.11%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) C#
2 4 (22.22%) SQL
3 3 (16.67%) Java
3 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.56%) Python
4 1 (5.56%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) TOGAF Certification
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) GDPR
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) Docker
2 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
1 5 (27.78%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) IBM
2 1 (5.56%) Informatica
2 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
2 1 (5.56%) Tableau
2 1 (5.56%) TIBCO