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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 28 30 14
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -16
Contract jobs citing SOA 6 3 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 2.52% 1.30% 10.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.92% 1.84% 13.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 12
Average daily rate
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£325 - £275
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 - £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £333 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £415
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 7
Average hourly rate £38.75 £35.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -10.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £24.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year
+97.91% -30.93%
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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
153 163 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 64.29% 70.87% 75.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 100 70
Average daily rate £350 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £263 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 6 19
Average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.87% -10.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £29.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -7.56%

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 28 November 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 6 (75.00%) Web Services
2 4 (50.00%) TDD
2 4 (50.00%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) Eclipse
3 3 (37.50%) Java RMI
3 3 (37.50%) OO
3 3 (37.50%) Swing
3 3 (37.50%) J2SE
3 3 (37.50%) Subversion
3 3 (37.50%) Hibernate
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) Degree
4 2 (25.00%) Linux
4 2 (25.00%) Apache Axis
4 2 (25.00%) BPMN
4 2 (25.00%) XML
4 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (25.00%) CSS
4 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) .NET
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle
4 2 (25.00%) C#
4 2 (25.00%) JUnit
4 2 (25.00%) OOD
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) Software AG
4 2 (25.00%) webMethods
4 2 (25.00%) MVC
5 1 (12.50%) Telecoms

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) 3G
1 1 (12.50%) LTE
1 1 (12.50%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 3 (37.50%) Subversion
3 2 (25.00%) JUnit
4 1 (12.50%) Moq
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (25.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Architect
4 1 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Middleware Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) BSS Architect
4 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) Web Services
2 3 (37.50%) Java RMI
2 3 (37.50%) Swing
2 3 (37.50%) J2SE
2 3 (37.50%) Hibernate
3 2 (25.00%) Apache Axis
3 2 (25.00%) XML
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (25.00%) CSS
3 2 (25.00%) .NET
4 1 (12.50%) Middleware
4 1 (12.50%) HTML
4 1 (12.50%) SOAP
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (12.50%) HTML5
4 1 (12.50%) CSS3
4 1 (12.50%) PhoneGap
4 1 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (12.50%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) DataPower
1 1 (12.50%) Inversion of Control
1 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) TDD
2 3 (37.50%) OO
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) BPMN
3 2 (25.00%) OOD
3 2 (25.00%) MVC
4 1 (12.50%) Workflow
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Network Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) BDD
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) HL7
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (25.00%) Software AG
1 2 (25.00%) webMethods
2 1 (12.50%) IBM
2 1 (12.50%) Google