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 22 October 2014 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 32 11 38
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +27
Contract jobs citing SOA 4 29 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 1.83% 14.22% 4.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.67% 18.01% 5.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 22 14
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£305 £310 £317
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.61% -2.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £290 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £400 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £393 £413
% change year-on-year
+14.64% -4.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Average hourly rate £38.75 £23.13 £50.31
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+67.56% -54.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.75 £23.13 £28.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.75 £28.23 £72.06
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £26.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+77.57% -25.69%
SOA
Hampshire

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
150 161 310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 68.81% 78.92% 77.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 105 146
Average daily rate £350 £351 £317
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.14% +10.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £280 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £425 £462
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 6 15
Average hourly rate £34.00 £23.13 £23.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.02% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.84 £11.83 £11.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £29.50 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.28% +3.63%

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
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 22 October 2014, 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 7 (87.50%) Web Services
2 6 (75.00%) Eclipse
2 6 (75.00%) Java
3 5 (62.50%) Hibernate
4 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (50.00%) SQL
5 3 (37.50%) CSS
5 3 (37.50%) OO
5 3 (37.50%) Swing
5 3 (37.50%) J2SE
5 3 (37.50%) Java RMI
5 3 (37.50%) TDD
5 3 (37.50%) Subversion
5 3 (37.50%) Spring
5 3 (37.50%) Google
5 3 (37.50%) HL7
5 3 (37.50%) GWT
6 2 (25.00%) BPMN
6 2 (25.00%) Degree
6 2 (25.00%) Apache Axis
6 2 (25.00%) OOD
6 2 (25.00%) Software AG
6 2 (25.00%) Linux
6 2 (25.00%) webMethods
6 2 (25.00%) XML
6 2 (25.00%) Oracle
6 2 (25.00%) JUnit
7 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
7 1 (12.50%) SQL Server

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Eclipse
2 3 (37.50%) Subversion
3 2 (25.00%) JUnit
4 1 (12.50%) Moq
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 6 (75.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Middleware Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) Web Services
2 5 (62.50%) Hibernate
3 3 (37.50%) CSS
3 3 (37.50%) Swing
3 3 (37.50%) J2SE
3 3 (37.50%) Java RMI
3 3 (37.50%) Spring
3 3 (37.50%) GWT
4 2 (25.00%) Apache Axis
4 2 (25.00%) XML
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
5 1 (12.50%) .NET
5 1 (12.50%) Middleware
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (12.50%) PhoneGap
5 1 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (12.50%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) DataPower
1 1 (12.50%) Inversion of Control
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) OO
2 3 (37.50%) TDD
3 2 (25.00%) BPMN
3 2 (25.00%) OOD
4 1 (12.50%) MVC
4 1 (12.50%) Workflow
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) HL7
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Google
2 2 (25.00%) Software AG
2 2 (25.00%) webMethods
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) IBM
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft