Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 93 73 63
Rank change year-on-year -20 -10 +8
Contract jobs citing SOA 21 26 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.32% 1.88% 2.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.56% 2.18% 2.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 12 31
Milton Keynes median daily rate £475 £398 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.50% -27.73% +29.41%
10th Percentile £413 £350 £394
90th Percentile £566 £616 £675
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £475 £398 £538
% change year-on-year +19.50% -26.05% +26.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - £55.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year - +89.66% -

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 1,342 1,193 1,262
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 84.09% 86.14% 85.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 731 645 674
Milton Keynes median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +14.12%
10th Percentile £263 £275 £263
90th Percentile £550 £550 £530
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £415 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +3.75% +0.63% +13.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 27 26
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.05 £14.50 £13.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.10% +7.87% -10.38%
10th Percentile £9.15 £9.00 £10.62
90th Percentile £24.00 £38.75 £16.63
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £14.89
% change year-on-year -6.25% +7.49% -0.77%

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 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SOA in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (38.10%) Spring
2 8 (38.10%) Java
2 8 (38.10%) Microservices
3 6 (28.57%) Git (software)
3 6 (28.57%) Hadoop
3 6 (28.57%) Big Data
4 5 (23.81%) C#
4 5 (23.81%) .NET
4 5 (23.81%) Jenkins
4 5 (23.81%) Scala
4 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (23.81%) Apache Spark
4 5 (23.81%) Spring Boot
5 4 (19.05%) git-flow
5 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (19.05%) Kafka
5 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET
5 4 (19.05%) JUnit
5 4 (19.05%) Finance
5 4 (19.05%) TDD
5 4 (19.05%) Software Engineering
6 3 (14.29%) Web Development
6 3 (14.29%) JIRA
6 3 (14.29%) OO
6 3 (14.29%) J2EE
6 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 3 (14.29%) AngularJS
6 3 (14.29%) NoSQL
7 2 (9.52%) Data Lake

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 (23.81%) Apache Spark
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (4.76%) IIS
3 1 (4.76%) NServiceBus
Cloud Services
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (9.52%) PaaS
2 2 (9.52%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) Big Data
1 6 (28.57%) Hadoop
2 3 (14.29%) NoSQL
3 2 (9.52%) Data Lake
3 2 (9.52%) DB2
3 2 (9.52%) MySQL
3 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.76%) Apache Hive
4 1 (4.76%) Impala
4 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 5 (23.81%) Jenkins
3 4 (19.05%) git-flow
3 4 (19.05%) JUnit
4 3 (14.29%) JIRA
5 1 (4.76%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (66.67%) Developer
2 6 (28.57%) Java Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Apache Spark Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Architect
3 4 (19.05%) Scala Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (14.29%) Full Stack Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Hadoop Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Big Data Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Java Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Java Software Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) SOA Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (4.76%) C# Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Java Software Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Report Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (38.10%) Spring
2 5 (23.81%) .NET
2 5 (23.81%) Spring Boot
3 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET
3 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (19.05%) Kafka
4 3 (14.29%) AngularJS
4 3 (14.29%) J2EE
5 2 (9.52%) .NET Framework
5 2 (9.52%) MEAP
5 2 (9.52%) REST
5 2 (9.52%) Web Services
6 1 (4.76%) Angular 2
6 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (4.76%) Entity Framework
6 1 (4.76%) Java EE
6 1 (4.76%) MSMQ
6 1 (4.76%) NHibernate
6 1 (4.76%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (4.76%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (9.52%) Smart City
2 1 (4.76%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (4.76%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (38.10%) Microservices
3 4 (19.05%) Software Engineering
3 4 (19.05%) TDD
4 3 (14.29%) OO
4 3 (14.29%) Web Development
5 2 (9.52%) API Development
5 2 (9.52%) Content Management
5 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (9.52%) Data Management
5 2 (9.52%) E-business
5 2 (9.52%) Identity Access Management
5 2 (9.52%) Project Planning
5 2 (9.52%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (9.52%) SDLC
5 2 (9.52%) SOLID
5 2 (9.52%) TOGAF
5 2 (9.52%) Visualisation
5 2 (9.52%) Waterfall
5 2 (9.52%) Workload Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) Java
2 5 (23.81%) C#
2 5 (23.81%) Scala
3 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 2 (9.52%) C++
4 2 (9.52%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
1 1 (4.76%) MCSE
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) FATCA
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Cloudera
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle
1 2 (9.52%) SAP
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft