The first table below looks at the demand for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Hampshire region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 48 33 63
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +30
Contract jobs citing SOA 72 98 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 3.47% 5.75% 2.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.99% 7.94% 3.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 57 26
Average daily rate £413 £350 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -15.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 0
Average hourly rate £41.00 £34.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.58% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.00 £34.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+35.29% +4.61%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1443 1235 1243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 69.58% 72.52% 68.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 845 760 608
Average daily rate £363 £355 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.25% -5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £280 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 76 117
Average hourly rate £44.25 £34.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.14% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
SOA
South East

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SOA across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

SOA
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SOA across the Hampshire region.

SOA Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

SOA
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOA across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

SOA Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

SOA
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SOA across the Hampshire region.

SOA Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

SOA
Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOA across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

SOA Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

SOA
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Basingstoke -7 16 £356 +1.78% 1
Southampton -9 10 £390 -5.45% 4
Havant - 6 £440 - 1
Aldershot -15 5 £500 -
Winchester -3 4 £375 -28.57%
Farnborough - 1 - -
Andover - - - -
Portsmouth - - - -
SOA
South East

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 66 (62.26%) Oracle
2 60 (56.60%) Middleware
3 44 (41.51%) XML
4 41 (38.68%) Web Services
5 35 (33.02%) Java
6 33 (31.13%) WebLogic
7 30 (28.30%) Security Cleared
7 30 (28.30%) Oracle Database
8 29 (27.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 26 (24.53%) Linux
10 25 (23.58%) SC Cleared
11 23 (21.70%) SQL
12 22 (20.75%) SQL Server
13 20 (18.87%) .NET
13 20 (18.87%) WebSphere
14 19 (17.92%) Oracle Fusion
14 19 (17.92%) SOAP
15 18 (16.98%) Oracle RAC
15 18 (16.98%) Oracle Applications
15 18 (16.98%) SoapUI
16 17 (16.04%) Test Scripting
17 16 (15.09%) SharePoint
17 16 (15.09%) Eclipse
17 16 (15.09%) Oracle Service Bus
18 15 (14.15%) Oracle EBS
19 14 (13.21%) Subversion
20 13 (12.26%) Business Intelligence
20 13 (12.26%) Oracle Database 10g
20 13 (12.26%) Windows
21 12 (11.32%) Apache

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 33 (31.13%) WebLogic
2 29 (27.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 20 (18.87%) WebSphere
4 16 (15.09%) SharePoint
4 16 (15.09%) Oracle Service Bus
5 12 (11.32%) Apache
6 10 (9.43%) IIS
7 5 (4.72%) Tomcat
7 5 (4.72%) Apache ServiceMix
8 4 (3.77%) ArcGIS
9 2 (1.89%) ATG Dynamo
9 2 (1.89%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (1.89%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (1.89%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (1.89%) JCAPS
10 1 (0.94%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.94%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.94%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 5 (4.72%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.94%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.94%) InfoPath
2 1 (0.94%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.94%) MS Project
2 1 (0.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 18 (16.98%) Oracle Applications
2 15 (14.15%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (3.77%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.94%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.94%) Staffware
4 1 (0.94%) Oracle SCM
4 1 (0.94%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.89%) SaaS
2 1 (0.94%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.83%) SAN
1 3 (2.83%) NetScaler
2 2 (1.89%) Network Security
3 1 (0.94%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (28.30%) Oracle Database
2 22 (20.75%) SQL Server
3 13 (12.26%) Oracle Database 10g
4 11 (10.38%) Oracle Database 11g
4 11 (10.38%) Oracle BI EE
5 10 (9.43%) SQLPlus
6 7 (6.60%) Oracle Discoverer
6 7 (6.60%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (5.66%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (5.66%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (5.66%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (4.72%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (4.72%) Oracle ODI
8 5 (4.72%) Relational Database
9 4 (3.77%) RDBMS
9 4 (3.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (3.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (2.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (1.89%) MySQL
12 1 (0.94%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 18 (16.98%) SoapUI
2 16 (15.09%) Eclipse
3 14 (13.21%) Subversion
4 9 (8.49%) Oracle Forms
5 8 (7.55%) JUnit
6 5 (4.72%) Jenkins
7 4 (3.77%) Visual Studio
7 4 (3.77%) Ant
7 4 (3.77%) JDeveloper
7 4 (3.77%) Maven
8 3 (2.83%) Toad
8 3 (2.83%) Git (software)
8 3 (2.83%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (1.89%) Hudson
9 2 (1.89%) TortoiseSVN
9 2 (1.89%) LoadUI
9 2 (1.89%) Bugzilla
9 2 (1.89%) JIRA
9 2 (1.89%) QuickTest Pro
9 2 (1.89%) LoadRunner
General
1 10 (9.43%) Telecoms
2 2 (1.89%) Finance
2 2 (1.89%) Aerospace
2 2 (1.89%) Manufacturing
2 2 (1.89%) Military
2 2 (1.89%) Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (23.58%) Developer
2 15 (14.15%) DBA
2 15 (14.15%) Oracle DBA
3 13 (12.26%) Consultant
3 13 (12.26%) Architect
3 13 (12.26%) Java Developer
4 10 (9.43%) Analyst
5 8 (7.55%) Test Consultant
6 7 (6.60%) Designer
6 7 (6.60%) Test Manager
7 5 (4.72%) Technical Architect
7 5 (4.72%) Software Engineer
7 5 (4.72%) Oracle Applications DBA
7 5 (4.72%) Oracle Architect
7 5 (4.72%) SOA Developer
8 4 (3.77%) Oracle Technical Architect
8 4 (3.77%) Test Analyst
9 3 (2.83%) Systems Analyst
9 3 (2.83%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (2.83%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (56.60%) Middleware
2 44 (41.51%) XML
3 41 (38.68%) Web Services
4 20 (18.87%) .NET
5 19 (17.92%) SOAP
5 19 (17.92%) Oracle Fusion
6 11 (10.38%) XSLT
7 9 (8.49%) Hibernate
8 8 (7.55%) Spring
8 8 (7.55%) WebCenter
9 7 (6.60%) .NET Framework
9 7 (6.60%) XSD
10 6 (5.66%) J2EE
10 6 (5.66%) J2SE
10 6 (5.66%) Java RMI
10 6 (5.66%) WSDL
10 6 (5.66%) Apache Axis
10 6 (5.66%) Apache Camel
11 5 (4.72%) Classic ASP
11 5 (4.72%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.77%) Replication
2 2 (1.89%) Smart Meter
2 2 (1.89%) Open Source
3 1 (0.94%) Taxonomies
3 1 (0.94%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.94%) CMDB
3 1 (0.94%) Data Extraction
3 1 (0.94%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 26 (24.53%) Linux
2 13 (12.26%) Windows
3 10 (9.43%) UNIX
4 8 (7.55%) Oracle Linux
5 5 (4.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (4.72%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (3.77%) AIX
7 2 (1.89%) CentOS
8 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (16.04%) Test Scripting
2 13 (12.26%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (11.32%) Test Strategy
4 10 (9.43%) High Availability
4 10 (9.43%) Scrum
4 10 (9.43%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (8.49%) E-business
5 9 (8.49%) ITIL
5 9 (8.49%) Software Engineering
6 8 (7.55%) BPEL
6 8 (7.55%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (5.66%) Unit Testing
8 5 (4.72%) TDD
8 5 (4.72%) OO
8 5 (4.72%) OOD
9 4 (3.77%) Configuration Management
9 4 (3.77%) Service Management
9 4 (3.77%) UML
9 4 (3.77%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 35 (33.02%) Java
2 23 (21.70%) SQL
3 12 (11.32%) Shell Script
4 11 (10.38%) PL/SQL
5 10 (9.43%) Perl
6 7 (6.60%) Korn
6 7 (6.60%) C
6 7 (6.60%) C#
7 5 (4.72%) T-SQL
7 5 (4.72%) Ruby
8 4 (3.77%) JavaScript
9 3 (2.83%) C++
9 3 (2.83%) Python
9 3 (2.83%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.89%) VB
11 1 (0.94%) ActionScript
11 1 (0.94%) ECMAScript
11 1 (0.94%) XPath
11 1 (0.94%) F#
11 1 (0.94%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 30 (28.30%) Security Cleared
2 25 (23.58%) SC Cleared
3 7 (6.60%) Degree
4 3 (2.83%) ISTQB
4 3 (2.83%) MCSE
4 3 (2.83%) ISEB
4 3 (2.83%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.89%) OCP
5 2 (1.89%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.94%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.94%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.83%) HL7
2 1 (0.94%) QA
System Software
1 18 (16.98%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (4.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.83%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (2.83%) vCloud
4 2 (1.89%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (8.49%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 7 (6.60%) Data Guard
2 7 (6.60%) Puppet
3 5 (4.72%) Vagrant
4 3 (2.83%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.89%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (1.89%) WMI
6 1 (0.94%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 66 (62.26%) Oracle
2 6 (5.66%) JBoss
2 6 (5.66%) VMware
3 5 (4.72%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.72%) HP
3 5 (4.72%) Software AG
3 5 (4.72%) webMethods
4 4 (3.77%) Remedy
4 4 (3.77%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (3.77%) IBM
4 4 (3.77%) ESRI
5 3 (2.83%) Red Hat
5 3 (2.83%) Google
5 3 (2.83%) ComArch
5 3 (2.83%) 3PAR
5 3 (2.83%) Cisco
6 2 (1.89%) SAP
6 2 (1.89%) Sun
6 2 (1.89%) ATG
7 1 (0.94%) FatWire
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