The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 23 19 10
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -9
Contract jobs citing SOA 8 14 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 3.86% 6.67% 22.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.23% 8.97% 29.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 38
Average daily rate
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£450 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £354 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £364 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.32% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Average hourly rate - £39.25 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +0.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.43 £49.25 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-21.97% +44.85%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Basingstoke region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
153 156 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 73.91% 74.29% 76.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 93 111
Average daily rate £400 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £185 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £450 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £362
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 15
Average hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-2.58% -3.12%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SOA across the Basingstoke region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

SOA
Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SOA across the Basingstoke region.

SOA Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

SOA
Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOA across the Basingstoke region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

SOA Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

SOA
Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SOA across the Basingstoke region.

SOA Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing SOA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SOA.

1 9 (56.25%) Java
2 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (37.50%) CSS
3 6 (37.50%) SOAP
3 6 (37.50%) Web Services
4 5 (31.25%) Eclipse
4 5 (31.25%) Hibernate
4 5 (31.25%) Spring
4 5 (31.25%) GWT
5 4 (25.00%) HTML
6 3 (18.75%) Mule
6 3 (18.75%) Software Architecture
6 3 (18.75%) C#
6 3 (18.75%) XML
6 3 (18.75%) TIBCO
6 3 (18.75%) Middleware
6 3 (18.75%) .NET
6 3 (18.75%) Java EE
6 3 (18.75%) Maven
6 3 (18.75%) Subversion
7 2 (12.50%) Google
7 2 (12.50%) jQuery
7 2 (12.50%) Project Management
7 2 (12.50%) TDD
7 2 (12.50%) SQL
7 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
7 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
7 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
7 2 (12.50%) Oracle
7 2 (12.50%) SQL Server

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing SOA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SOA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (18.75%) Mule
2 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (6.25%) WebLogic
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Eclipse
2 3 (18.75%) Subversion
2 3 (18.75%) Maven
3 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (6.25%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Developer
2 6 (37.50%) Java Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Project Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Designer
4 2 (12.50%) SOA Designer
5 1 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Applications Architect
5 1 (6.25%) webMethods Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Leader
5 1 (6.25%) SharePoint Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Solutions Designer
5 1 (6.25%) Lead Developer
5 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) CSS
1 6 (37.50%) SOAP
1 6 (37.50%) Web Services
2 5 (31.25%) Hibernate
2 5 (31.25%) Spring
2 5 (31.25%) GWT
3 4 (25.00%) HTML
4 3 (18.75%) .NET
4 3 (18.75%) XML
4 3 (18.75%) Middleware
4 3 (18.75%) Java EE
5 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
5 2 (12.50%) jQuery
5 2 (12.50%) REST
6 1 (6.25%) CSS3
6 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (6.25%) HTML5
6 1 (6.25%) Castle Windsor
6 1 (6.25%) JSON
6 1 (6.25%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (18.75%) Software Architecture
3 2 (12.50%) Project Management
3 2 (12.50%) TDD
3 2 (12.50%) Line Management
4 1 (6.25%) Software Delivery
4 1 (6.25%) TOGAF
4 1 (6.25%) BPEL
4 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (6.25%) MVC
4 1 (6.25%) Scrum
4 1 (6.25%) BDD
4 1 (6.25%) OO
4 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
4 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
4 1 (6.25%) OOD
4 1 (6.25%) BPR
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) Java
2 3 (18.75%) C#
3 2 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (6.25%) Python
4 1 (6.25%) Ruby
4 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) HL7
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) TIBCO
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Google
3 1 (6.25%) Software AG
3 1 (6.25%) webMethods