The table below looks at the statistics 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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 63 65 32
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -33
Contract jobs citing SOA 60 37 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.98% 2.11% 4.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.91% 2.95% 6.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 18 32
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£448 £413 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.48% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £336 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £508 £640
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 18
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £34.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
SOA
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Hampshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1535 1256 1006
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 76.22% 71.65% 73.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 845 672 499
Average daily rate £375 £363 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 63 94
Average hourly rate £34.00 £36.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £15.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £125.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -12.69%

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 23 January 2015.

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
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 23 January 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Havant -4 13 £400 -15.78%
Southampton -3 12 £415 +23.88% 5
Basingstoke -5 9 £423 +19.68% 3
Fareham - 5 £550 -
Aldershot 0 2 £500 -
Farnborough -5 1 - -
Portsmouth - 1 £328 -
Hook - - - - 2
SOA
South East

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 56 (47.86%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (44.44%) Oracle
3 43 (36.75%) WebLogic
4 37 (31.62%) Linux
5 36 (30.77%) Java
6 35 (29.91%) Oracle RAC
7 32 (27.35%) Security Cleared
8 31 (26.50%) Web Services
8 31 (26.50%) Middleware
9 27 (23.08%) SQL
10 25 (21.37%) SC Cleared
11 23 (19.66%) Maven
11 23 (19.66%) Subversion
11 23 (19.66%) Eclipse
11 23 (19.66%) Scrum
12 22 (18.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 20 (17.09%) J2EE
14 19 (16.24%) TDD
14 19 (16.24%) Continuous Integration
15 18 (15.38%) BPEL
15 18 (15.38%) SOAP
15 18 (15.38%) UNIX
15 18 (15.38%) Jenkins
16 17 (14.53%) PHP
16 17 (14.53%) Oracle RMAN
17 16 (13.68%) Software Engineering
17 16 (13.68%) Puppet
17 16 (13.68%) XML
17 16 (13.68%) Oracle EBS
17 16 (13.68%) Configuration Management

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 43 (36.75%) WebLogic
2 22 (18.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 15 (12.82%) Apache
4 7 (5.98%) Oracle Service Bus
5 6 (5.13%) WebSphere Application Server
5 6 (5.13%) WebSphere
5 6 (5.13%) WebSphere Process Server
6 2 (1.71%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.71%) Mule
7 1 (0.85%) Apache ServiceMix
7 1 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.85%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (0.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 16 (13.68%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (8.55%) Oracle EBS R12
3 9 (7.69%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (1.71%) Magento
5 1 (0.85%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.71%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.26%) Internet
2 10 (8.55%) Firewall
3 6 (5.13%) BGP
3 6 (5.13%) SAN
3 6 (5.13%) HTTP
3 6 (5.13%) SSL
3 6 (5.13%) NAS
3 6 (5.13%) Multicast
4 5 (4.27%) ATM
5 2 (1.71%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.85%) MVNO
6 1 (0.85%) VLAN
6 1 (0.85%) LTE
6 1 (0.85%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.82%) Oracle Database
2 10 (8.55%) MySQL
2 10 (8.55%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (5.98%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (5.98%) SQLPlus
4 6 (5.13%) SQL Server
4 6 (5.13%) Oracle BI EE
5 5 (4.27%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (3.42%) Relational Database
6 4 (3.42%) Oracle Database 12c
7 3 (2.56%) Oracle ODI
7 3 (2.56%) Oracle Discoverer
7 3 (2.56%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.71%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.71%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.71%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 23 (19.66%) Maven
1 23 (19.66%) Subversion
1 23 (19.66%) Eclipse
2 18 (15.38%) Jenkins
3 6 (5.13%) Selenium
4 5 (4.27%) JUnit
5 3 (2.56%) QUnit
5 3 (2.56%) Git (software)
5 3 (2.56%) Ant
6 2 (1.71%) Toad
6 2 (1.71%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (1.71%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.71%) Mockito
6 2 (1.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.85%) Gradle
7 1 (0.85%) FindBugs
7 1 (0.85%) Checkstyle
7 1 (0.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.85%) Moq
General
1 6 (5.13%) Multimedia
2 3 (2.56%) Military
2 3 (2.56%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.71%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.85%) Billing
4 1 (0.85%) Finance
4 1 (0.85%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 48 (41.03%) Architect
2 28 (23.93%) Developer
3 22 (18.80%) Solutions Architect
4 18 (15.38%) Java Developer
5 13 (11.11%) Software Engineer
6 12 (10.26%) DBA
7 10 (8.55%) Oracle DBA
7 10 (8.55%) Infrastructure Architect
8 8 (6.84%) Oracle Architect
9 6 (5.13%) .NET Developer
10 5 (4.27%) Team Leader
10 5 (4.27%) .NET Architect
10 5 (4.27%) J2EE Team Leader
10 5 (4.27%) Web Team Leader
10 5 (4.27%) Technical Architect
11 4 (3.42%) Oracle Applications DBA
11 4 (3.42%) Analyst
11 4 (3.42%) Agile Java Developer
11 4 (3.42%) Enterprise Architect
12 3 (2.56%) SOA Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (26.50%) Web Services
1 31 (26.50%) Middleware
2 20 (17.09%) J2EE
3 18 (15.38%) SOAP
4 16 (13.68%) XML
5 12 (10.26%) .NET
6 11 (9.40%) Oracle Fusion
7 10 (8.55%) ASP.NET
7 10 (8.55%) Spring
7 10 (8.55%) PostGIS
8 8 (6.84%) RESTful
8 8 (6.84%) WCF
9 7 (5.98%) REST
9 7 (5.98%) WSDL
9 7 (5.98%) JMS
9 7 (5.98%) HTML
10 6 (5.13%) Hibernate
10 6 (5.13%) CSS
10 6 (5.13%) JSON
11 5 (4.27%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.26%) Open Source
2 7 (5.98%) Algorithms
3 6 (5.13%) N-Tier
3 6 (5.13%) PKI
4 4 (3.42%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.71%) Replication
6 2 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.85%) Statistics
7 1 (0.85%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.85%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.85%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.85%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 37 (31.62%) Linux
2 18 (15.38%) UNIX
3 14 (11.97%) Oracle Linux
4 8 (6.84%) AIX
5 5 (4.27%) Windows
6 2 (1.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.85%) HPUX
7 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (47.86%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (19.66%) Scrum
3 19 (16.24%) TDD
3 19 (16.24%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (15.38%) BPEL
5 16 (13.68%) Software Engineering
5 16 (13.68%) Configuration Management
6 15 (12.82%) ITIL
7 13 (11.11%) Test Automation
7 13 (11.11%) UML
8 11 (9.40%) Use Case
9 10 (8.55%) OO
9 10 (8.55%) Content Management
9 10 (8.55%) TOGAF
10 8 (6.84%) MVC
10 8 (6.84%) User Stories
11 7 (5.98%) Requirements Management
11 7 (5.98%) Security Architecture
11 7 (5.98%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (5.98%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 36 (30.77%) Java
2 27 (23.08%) SQL
3 17 (14.53%) PHP
4 12 (10.26%) C#
5 10 (8.55%) PL/SQL
6 6 (5.13%) JavaScript
7 4 (3.42%) Shell Script
8 3 (2.56%) Korn
8 3 (2.56%) Groovy
8 3 (2.56%) C
8 3 (2.56%) Perl
9 2 (1.71%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.85%) Ruby
10 1 (0.85%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 1 (0.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 32 (27.35%) Security Cleared
2 25 (21.37%) SC Cleared
3 7 (5.98%) Degree
4 4 (3.42%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.85%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.42%) QA
2 3 (2.56%) SLA
3 2 (1.71%) HL7
System Software
1 35 (29.91%) Oracle RAC
2 17 (14.53%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (13.68%) Puppet
1 16 (13.68%) Vagrant
2 5 (4.27%) Data Guard
2 5 (4.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (3.42%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (2.56%) Oracle Identity Management
4 3 (2.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (1.71%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 52 (44.44%) Oracle
2 11 (9.40%) Microsoft
3 8 (6.84%) Software AG
3 8 (6.84%) IBM
4 4 (3.42%) HP
4 4 (3.42%) Siebel
5 2 (1.71%) TIBCO
5 2 (1.71%) webMethods
5 2 (1.71%) Sun
5 2 (1.71%) Google
5 2 (1.71%) WSO2
6 1 (0.85%) VMware
6 1 (0.85%) FatWire
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