The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 43 28 20
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -8
Contract jobs citing SOA 1 2 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 0.28% 0.99% 5.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 1.22% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Median daily rate £375 £475 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% +33.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £36.25 £49.25
% change year-on-year
+24.13% -26.39%
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
236 164 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 65.19% 81.19% 73.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 105 98
Median daily rate £425 £388 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +4.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £250 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £475 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 2 7
Median hourly rate £17.45 £15.00 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.33% -51.61%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Basingstoke region citing SOA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 May 2016, 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 Basingstoke region with a requirement for SOA.

1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Scrum
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) CESG Certified Professional
2 2 (50.00%) CLAS
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
2 2 (50.00%) OpenStack
2 2 (50.00%) PKI
2 2 (50.00%) JSP 440
2 2 (50.00%) RMADS
2 2 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (50.00%) Middleware
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) SOAP
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Adobe
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) SAP
3 1 (25.00%) WSDL
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) IBM

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke 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 2 (50.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (25.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Apache Solr
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (25.00%) Electronics
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Architect
1 1 (25.00%) CLAS Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Designer
1 1 (25.00%) Security Architect
1 1 (25.00%) SOA Tester
1 1 (25.00%) Solutions Designer
1 1 (25.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Middleware
1 2 (50.00%) SOAP
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) JMS
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (25.00%) REST
2 1 (25.00%) WSDL
2 1 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) XSD
2 1 (25.00%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) UML
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) CESG Certified Professional
2 2 (50.00%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (50.00%) JSP 440
1 2 (50.00%) RMADS
2 1 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Adobe
2 1 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) SAP