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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 26 25 14
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -11
Contract jobs citing SOA 1 8 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 0.49% 3.81% 13.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 5.44% 17.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 9
Average daily rate
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£450 £356 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.31% +22.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £390
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +8.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 10
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £23.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +51.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.60 £40.50 £29.71
% change year-on-year
+0.24% +36.31%
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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
163 147 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 79.13% 70.00% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 87 88
Average daily rate £388 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £140 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 12
Average hourly rate £15.00 £35.00 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.14% +18.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.57 £13.50 £23.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £37.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 3 July 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 8 (66.67%) Java
2 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (41.67%) Hibernate
3 5 (41.67%) Spring
3 5 (41.67%) GWT
3 5 (41.67%) Eclipse
3 5 (41.67%) CSS
3 5 (41.67%) SOAP
3 5 (41.67%) Web Services
4 3 (25.00%) HTML
4 3 (25.00%) Maven
4 3 (25.00%) Java EE
4 3 (25.00%) Subversion
5 2 (16.67%) HL7
5 2 (16.67%) Mule
5 2 (16.67%) Software Architecture
5 2 (16.67%) REST
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (16.67%) Line Management
5 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (16.67%) Project Management
5 2 (16.67%) TIBCO
5 2 (16.67%) XML
5 2 (16.67%) SQL
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle
5 2 (16.67%) Google
6 1 (8.33%) Castle Windsor
6 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
6 1 (8.33%) JUnit
6 1 (8.33%) WebLogic

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 2 (16.67%) Mule
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (8.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Service Bus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Eclipse
2 3 (25.00%) Subversion
2 3 (25.00%) Maven
3 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (8.33%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Developer
2 6 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Designer
4 2 (16.67%) SOA Designer
5 1 (8.33%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Manager
5 1 (8.33%) webMethods Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Leader
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Solutions Designer
5 1 (8.33%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) CSS
1 5 (41.67%) SOAP
1 5 (41.67%) Web Services
1 5 (41.67%) Hibernate
1 5 (41.67%) Spring
1 5 (41.67%) GWT
2 3 (25.00%) Java EE
2 3 (25.00%) HTML
3 2 (16.67%) XML
3 2 (16.67%) REST
4 1 (8.33%) jQuery
4 1 (8.33%) Castle Windsor
4 1 (8.33%) WCF
4 1 (8.33%) XSD
4 1 (8.33%) WSDL
4 1 (8.33%) Middleware
4 1 (8.33%) .NET
4 1 (8.33%) J2EE
4 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Inversion of Control
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (16.67%) Software Architecture
2 2 (16.67%) Line Management
2 2 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) Scrum
3 1 (8.33%) Software Delivery
3 1 (8.33%) SDLC
3 1 (8.33%) TDD
3 1 (8.33%) BPEL
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (8.33%) OO
3 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (8.33%) OOD
3 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) HL7
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle
1 2 (16.67%) TIBCO
1 2 (16.67%) Google
2 1 (8.33%) webMethods
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Software AG