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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 36 29 25
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -4
Contract jobs citing SOA 1 8 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 0.42% 3.38% 6.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 4.79% 8.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 5
Average daily rate £425 £510 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +44.47%
UK excluding London average daily rate £451 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.22% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £35.00 £35.35
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -0.99%
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
194 167 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 81.17% 70.46% 78.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 78 88
Average daily rate £375 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £180 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £538 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 5
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -62.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £11.35 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £82.50 £42.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 11 February 2016, 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 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) XSD
1 1 (50.00%) XSLT
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) AIX
1 1 (50.00%) Solaris
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) LDAP
1 1 (50.00%) FTP
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
1 1 (50.00%) XML Schema
1 1 (50.00%) HTTPS
1 1 (50.00%) SSL
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) CA
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (50.00%) HACMP
1 1 (50.00%) CA Single Sign-On
1 1 (50.00%) TIBCO
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
1 1 (50.00%) Identity Management
1 1 (50.00%) IBM HTTP Server
1 1 (50.00%) Jython
1 1 (50.00%) Korn

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 (50.00%) IBM HTTP Server
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) FTP
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
1 1 (50.00%) HTTPS
1 1 (50.00%) LDAP
1 1 (50.00%) SSL
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) QA Manager
1 1 (50.00%) QA Test Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Test Manager
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) IBM Integration Bus
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
1 1 (50.00%) JSON
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
1 1 (50.00%) RESTful
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) XML Schema
1 1 (50.00%) XSD
1 1 (50.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (50.00%) DataPower
1 1 (50.00%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) AIX
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Solaris
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Identity Management
1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Jython
1 1 (50.00%) Korn
1 1 (50.00%) XPath
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) CA Single Sign-On
1 1 (50.00%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) CA
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) TIBCO
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