The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Peterborough 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 29 March 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)
Cambridgeshire / Peterborough
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 14 -
Rank change year-on-year +5 -  
Contract jobs citing SOA 8 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Peterborough 8.51% 3.53% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.94% 4.55% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 0
Median daily rate £413 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.50% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £440
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £50.20 £35.63
% change year-on-year -15.33% +40.89%  

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 Peterborough with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Peterborough
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 67 66 113
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Peterborough 71.28% 77.65% 81.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 32 68
Median daily rate £380 £335 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.43% +11.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £265 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 25
Median hourly rate £15.50 £32.85 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.81% +134.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £42.50 £24.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend in Peterborough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Peterborough 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 Peterborough

SOA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SOA in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Peterborough region with a requirement for SOA.

1 27 (96.43%) Web Services
2 24 (85.71%) ASP.NET
2 24 (85.71%) .NET
3 23 (82.14%) Adobe
3 23 (82.14%) J2EE
3 23 (82.14%) HTML
3 23 (82.14%) JavaScript
3 23 (82.14%) Hibernate
3 23 (82.14%) Spring
3 23 (82.14%) Apache Flex
4 22 (78.57%) Finance
4 22 (78.57%) OO
5 19 (67.86%) Information Security
6 11 (39.29%) Presales
7 10 (35.71%) Banking
8 9 (32.14%) Java
9 5 (17.86%) TOGAF
9 5 (17.86%) Mobile App
10 3 (10.71%) Enterprise Architecture
11 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (7.14%) Internet
11 2 (7.14%) Project Management
12 1 (3.57%) Data Modelling
12 1 (3.57%) Oracle
12 1 (3.57%) UML
12 1 (3.57%) Data Management
12 1 (3.57%) Degree
12 1 (3.57%) Migration
12 1 (3.57%) Data Quality
12 1 (3.57%) Oracle SOA Suite

SOA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Peterborough 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 1 (3.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) Internet
General
1 22 (78.57%) Finance
2 10 (35.71%) Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (85.71%) Architect
2 15 (53.57%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (17.86%) Payments Architect
3 5 (17.86%) Payments Solutions Architect
3 5 (17.86%) Web Architect
4 4 (14.29%) Java Architect
4 4 (14.29%) Junior
4 4 (14.29%) Service Architect
5 3 (10.71%) Enterprise Architect
5 3 (10.71%) J2EE Architect
5 3 (10.71%) Java Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Java/J2EE Architect
5 3 (10.71%) Junior Architect
5 3 (10.71%) Web Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) .NET Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Data Migration Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Java Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Migration Architect
7 1 (3.57%) SOA Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (96.43%) Web Services
2 24 (85.71%) .NET
2 24 (85.71%) ASP.NET
3 23 (82.14%) Apache Flex
3 23 (82.14%) Hibernate
3 23 (82.14%) HTML
3 23 (82.14%) J2EE
3 23 (82.14%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (78.57%) OO
2 19 (67.86%) Information Security
3 11 (39.29%) Presales
4 5 (17.86%) TOGAF
5 3 (10.71%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (7.14%) Project Management
6 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.57%) Data Cleansing
7 1 (3.57%) Data Management
7 1 (3.57%) Data Migration
7 1 (3.57%) Data Modelling
7 1 (3.57%) Microservices
7 1 (3.57%) Migration
7 1 (3.57%) UML
Programming Languages
1 23 (82.14%) JavaScript
2 9 (32.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) BC Cleared
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
1 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 23 (82.14%) Adobe
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle