The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Newbury with a requirement for SOA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 24 June 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)
Berkshire / Newbury
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 23 15
Rank change year-on-year +5 -8  
Contract jobs citing SOA 2 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newbury 1.72% 0.70% 4.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.11% 0.87% 5.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Median daily rate £295 - £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £470 £450
% change year-on-year +6.38% +4.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £40.60
% change year-on-year -11.11% +10.83%  

SOA is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Newbury with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Newbury
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 95 115 115
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Newbury 81.90% 80.42% 77.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 62 58
Median daily rate £370 £360 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.77% -7.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Median hourly rate £13.50 £26.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.07% +33.33%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend in Newbury

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Newbury citing SOA as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for SOA in Newbury

SOA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newbury

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SOA in Newbury.

Contractor daily rate trend for SOA in Newbury

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Newbury region with a requirement for SOA.

1 6 (75.00%) Java
1 6 (75.00%) Oracle
1 6 (75.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) TDD
3 4 (50.00%) Java EE
4 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (25.00%) Middleware
4 2 (25.00%) Web Services
4 2 (25.00%) EAI
5 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
5 1 (12.50%) Chordiant
5 1 (12.50%) MOM
5 1 (12.50%) TIBCO
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL
5 1 (12.50%) Publishing
5 1 (12.50%) Service Management
5 1 (12.50%) ITSM
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (12.50%) Software Architecture
5 1 (12.50%) REST
5 1 (12.50%) Retail
5 1 (12.50%) Spring
5 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (12.50%) ServiceNow
5 1 (12.50%) Docker

SOA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newbury 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 6 (75.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
General
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Publishing
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 5 (62.50%) Java Developer
3 4 (50.00%) Lead Developer
3 4 (50.00%) Lead Java Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Architect
5 1 (12.50%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (12.50%) Database Developer
5 1 (12.50%) EAI Architect
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL Service Architect
5 1 (12.50%) OSS Architect
5 1 (12.50%) Senior Database Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Service Management Architect
5 1 (12.50%) SOA Architect
5 1 (12.50%) SOA Developer
5 1 (12.50%) TIBCO Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) Java EE
2 2 (25.00%) Middleware
2 2 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (12.50%) REST
3 1 (12.50%) Spring
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (25.00%) EAI
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) API Design
3 1 (12.50%) Business Process Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
3 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) ITSM
3 1 (12.50%) Physical Data Model
3 1 (12.50%) SDLC
3 1 (12.50%) Service Management
3 1 (12.50%) Software Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Java
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) MOM
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Chordiant
2 1 (12.50%) ServiceNow
2 1 (12.50%) TIBCO