Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 73 68
Rank change year-on-year -11 -5 +3
Contract jobs citing SOA 30 18 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.88% 1.45% 2.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.25% 1.70% 2.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 11 42
Milton Keynes median daily rate £425 £450 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% -25.00% +44.58%
10th Percentile £350 £350 £386
90th Percentile £544 £625 £700
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £423 £575
% change year-on-year +0.59% -26.52% +38.55%
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 1,333 1,059 1,409
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 83.57% 85.40% 82.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 721 632 712
Milton Keynes median daily rate £420 £405 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +11.27%
10th Percentile £263 £281 £269
90th Percentile £538 £575 £538
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £420 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.90% +9.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 26 45
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.50 £14.25 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.75% +1.79% -6.67%
10th Percentile £9.35 £9.00 £9.50
90th Percentile £24.00 £38.75 £20.00
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £18.00 £14.75 £16.14
% change year-on-year +22.03% -8.61% +29.12%

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 19 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SOA in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 17 (56.67%) Java
2 16 (53.33%) Spring
3 13 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (40.00%) Jenkins
5 8 (26.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 8 (26.67%) Microservices
5 8 (26.67%) Java EE
5 8 (26.67%) JIRA
5 8 (26.67%) Oracle
5 8 (26.67%) Web Services
6 7 (23.33%) E-Commerce
6 7 (23.33%) MVC
6 7 (23.33%) Spring MVC
6 7 (23.33%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (23.33%) Analytics
7 6 (20.00%) Big Data
7 6 (20.00%) Spring Boot
7 6 (20.00%) Git (software)
7 6 (20.00%) JSTL
7 6 (20.00%) Hadoop
7 6 (20.00%) Hudson
7 6 (20.00%) TDD
7 6 (20.00%) Maven
7 6 (20.00%) JSP
7 6 (20.00%) J2EE
7 6 (20.00%) JavaScript
7 6 (20.00%) HTML
7 6 (20.00%) Ant
8 5 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
8 5 (16.67%) WebLogic

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 8 (26.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (16.67%) Apache Spark
2 5 (16.67%) WebLogic
2 5 (16.67%) WebSphere
2 5 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.67%) Google Analytics
1 5 (16.67%) Google Checkout
2 2 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.67%) PaaS
2 2 (6.67%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) Big Data
1 6 (20.00%) Hadoop
2 5 (16.67%) Endeca
3 3 (10.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (6.67%) Data Lake
4 2 (6.67%) DB2
4 2 (6.67%) MySQL
5 1 (3.33%) Apache Hive
5 1 (3.33%) Impala
5 1 (3.33%) MongoDB
5 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 8 (26.67%) JIRA
3 6 (20.00%) Ant
3 6 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 6 (20.00%) Hudson
3 6 (20.00%) Maven
4 5 (16.67%) Eclipse
4 5 (16.67%) Subversion
5 4 (13.33%) git-flow
5 4 (13.33%) JUnit
6 2 (6.67%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (6.67%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (16.67%) Finance
1 5 (16.67%) Retail
2 3 (10.00%) Banking
3 2 (6.67%) Electronics
3 2 (6.67%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.67%) Marketing
3 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (66.67%) Developer
2 14 (46.67%) Java Developer
3 8 (26.67%) Architect
3 8 (26.67%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (13.33%) Apache Spark Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Scala Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Hadoop Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Big Data Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Digital Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Digital Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Java Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Java Software Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Developer
6 2 (6.67%) SOA Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Software Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) CRM Architect
7 1 (3.33%) CRM Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Full Stack Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Java Software Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (53.33%) Spring
2 8 (26.67%) Java EE
2 8 (26.67%) Web Services
3 7 (23.33%) Spring MVC
4 6 (20.00%) HTML
4 6 (20.00%) J2EE
4 6 (20.00%) JSP
4 6 (20.00%) JSTL
4 6 (20.00%) Spring Boot
5 5 (16.67%) Ajax
5 5 (16.67%) CSS
5 5 (16.67%) EJB
5 5 (16.67%) Hibernate
5 5 (16.67%) jQuery
5 5 (16.67%) Lucene
5 5 (16.67%) Struts
6 4 (13.33%) Kafka
7 3 (10.00%) .NET
7 3 (10.00%) Middleware
8 2 (6.67%) MEAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Mobile App
1 2 (6.67%) Smart City
1 2 (6.67%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (26.67%) Microservices
3 7 (23.33%) Analytics
3 7 (23.33%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (23.33%) E-Commerce
3 7 (23.33%) MVC
4 6 (20.00%) TDD
5 5 (16.67%) OO
5 5 (16.67%) OOD
5 5 (16.67%) SEO
6 4 (13.33%) CRM
6 4 (13.33%) EAI
6 4 (13.33%) TOGAF
6 4 (13.33%) UML
7 3 (10.00%) BDD
7 3 (10.00%) Scrum
8 2 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (6.67%) Kanban
8 2 (6.67%) Test Strategy
8 2 (6.67%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 17 (56.67%) Java
2 6 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (16.67%) Scala
4 2 (6.67%) C#
4 2 (6.67%) C++
4 2 (6.67%) Python
4 2 (6.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) FATCA
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) Oracle
2 5 (16.67%) Coremetrics
2 5 (16.67%) Google
2 5 (16.67%) hybris
2 5 (16.67%) PayPal
3 4 (13.33%) MuleSoft
3 4 (13.33%) SAP
4 2 (6.67%) Cloudera
4 2 (6.67%) IBM