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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 60 48 66
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +18
Contract jobs citing SOA 58 57 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.70% 3.49% 2.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.68% 4.82% 3.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 37 27
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £302 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 £23.13 £50.31
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.97% -54.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £23.13 £28.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £28.23 £72.06
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £26.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+77.57% -25.69%
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
1577 1183 1382
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 73.45% 72.40% 75.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 895 730 754
Average daily rate £360 £380 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 56 88
Average hourly rate £21.50 £28.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.21% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.75 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 24 October 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
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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
Southampton +7 19 £438 +2.94% 4
Havant -2 5 £450 +9.09% 2
Basingstoke -15 5 £305 -1.61%
Aldershot -5 4 - -
Fareham -3 2 - - 1
Farnborough -9 1 - -
Hook - - - -
Portsmouth - - - - 3
Eastleigh - - - -
SOA
South East

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 58 (48.33%) Oracle
2 50 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (32.50%) Java
4 36 (30.00%) SQL
5 35 (29.17%) Security Cleared
6 34 (28.33%) WebLogic
6 34 (28.33%) Web Services
7 32 (26.67%) Linux
8 28 (23.33%) Oracle RAC
9 27 (22.50%) Middleware
10 23 (19.17%) Eclipse
10 23 (19.17%) Maven
11 22 (18.33%) SC Cleared
11 22 (18.33%) XML
11 22 (18.33%) Scrum
12 21 (17.50%) J2EE
13 18 (15.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 18 (15.00%) Oracle Database
14 17 (14.17%) Oracle EBS
15 16 (13.33%) SOAP
15 16 (13.33%) Apache
15 16 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
15 16 (13.33%) Software Engineering
15 16 (13.33%) TDD
16 15 (12.50%) ITIL
16 15 (12.50%) PHP
17 14 (11.67%) Oracle RMAN
17 14 (11.67%) PostgreSQL
17 14 (11.67%) SQL Server
17 14 (11.67%) REST

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 34 (28.33%) WebLogic
2 18 (15.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 16 (13.33%) Apache
4 8 (6.67%) WebSphere
5 7 (5.83%) WebSphere Application Server
6 6 (5.00%) WebSphere Process Server
7 4 (3.33%) JBoss
8 2 (1.67%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.67%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.83%) K2 blackpearl
9 1 (0.83%) Oracle BPEL
9 1 (0.83%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (0.83%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.83%) Oracle Spatial
9 1 (0.83%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.67%) MS Office
1 2 (1.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 17 (14.17%) Oracle EBS
2 13 (10.83%) Oracle EBS R12
3 10 (8.33%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (2.50%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.00%) HTTP
2 10 (8.33%) Internet
3 8 (6.67%) Firewall
4 6 (5.00%) SSL
4 6 (5.00%) LDAP
5 4 (3.33%) SAN
5 4 (3.33%) Network Security
6 2 (1.67%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.83%) MVNO
7 1 (0.83%) Multicast
7 1 (0.83%) LTE
7 1 (0.83%) NAS
7 1 (0.83%) VLAN
7 1 (0.83%) 3G
7 1 (0.83%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (15.00%) Oracle Database
2 14 (11.67%) SQL Server
2 14 (11.67%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (8.33%) MySQL
4 9 (7.50%) Oracle Database 11g
5 8 (6.67%) SQLPlus
6 7 (5.83%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (4.17%) Oracle Discoverer
7 5 (4.17%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (3.33%) Oracle BI EE
8 4 (3.33%) Relational Database
9 3 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (1.67%) Oracle ODI
10 2 (1.67%) Oracle Database 12c
11 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.83%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 23 (19.17%) Eclipse
1 23 (19.17%) Maven
2 13 (10.83%) Jenkins
3 11 (9.17%) Subversion
4 8 (6.67%) Selenium
5 7 (5.83%) JUnit
6 5 (4.17%) Ant
6 5 (4.17%) Toad
6 5 (4.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 4 (3.33%) QUnit
7 4 (3.33%) Oracle Forms
7 4 (3.33%) Git (software)
8 3 (2.50%) Checkstyle
8 3 (2.50%) Oracle APEX
8 3 (2.50%) Gradle
8 3 (2.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (2.50%) FindBugs
9 2 (1.67%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.83%) JDeveloper
10 1 (0.83%) NUnit
General
1 9 (7.50%) Military
2 4 (3.33%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.50%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.67%) Billing
5 1 (0.83%) Retail
5 1 (0.83%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.83%) Back Office
5 1 (0.83%) Finance
5 1 (0.83%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 44 (36.67%) Architect
2 27 (22.50%) Developer
3 15 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 14 (11.67%) Technical Architect
5 13 (10.83%) Solutions Architect
6 12 (10.00%) Software Engineer
7 10 (8.33%) Analyst
8 9 (7.50%) Oracle DBA
8 9 (7.50%) Infrastructure Architect
8 9 (7.50%) DBA
9 6 (5.00%) Test Analyst
10 5 (4.17%) .NET Developer
10 5 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
10 5 (4.17%) Team Leader
10 5 (4.17%) J2EE Team Leader
10 5 (4.17%) Web Team Leader
11 4 (3.33%) Oracle Architect
11 4 (3.33%) Designer
11 4 (3.33%) Consultant
11 4 (3.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (28.33%) Web Services
2 27 (22.50%) Middleware
3 22 (18.33%) XML
4 21 (17.50%) J2EE
5 16 (13.33%) SOAP
6 14 (11.67%) REST
7 12 (10.00%) .NET
8 10 (8.33%) PostGIS
9 9 (7.50%) JMS
9 9 (7.50%) WebCenter
9 9 (7.50%) WSDL
10 8 (6.67%) Spring
11 7 (5.83%) JSON
11 7 (5.83%) Oracle Fusion
12 5 (4.17%) RESTful
12 5 (4.17%) Spring MVC
12 5 (4.17%) LAMP
12 5 (4.17%) Hibernate
12 5 (4.17%) HTML
13 4 (3.33%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.83%) Open Source
2 9 (7.50%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.17%) Replication
3 5 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.33%) Algorithms
4 4 (3.33%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.83%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.83%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.83%) DataPower
6 1 (0.83%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.83%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.83%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.83%) Clustering
6 1 (0.83%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 32 (26.67%) Linux
2 12 (10.00%) UNIX
3 9 (7.50%) Oracle Linux
4 3 (2.50%) AIX
5 1 (0.83%) Windows
5 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.83%) Android
5 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.83%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (18.33%) Scrum
3 16 (13.33%) TDD
3 16 (13.33%) Software Engineering
3 16 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (12.50%) ITIL
5 13 (10.83%) Technical Architecture
5 13 (10.83%) Network Architecture
6 11 (9.17%) Test Automation
6 11 (9.17%) UML
6 11 (9.17%) Configuration Management
6 11 (9.17%) BPEL
7 10 (8.33%) Content Management
7 10 (8.33%) OO
7 10 (8.33%) Requirements Management
8 9 (7.50%) Use Case
9 8 (6.67%) SysML
9 8 (6.67%) Test Scripting
9 8 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (6.67%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 39 (32.50%) Java
2 36 (30.00%) SQL
3 15 (12.50%) PHP
4 9 (7.50%) PL/SQL
5 7 (5.83%) C#
6 6 (5.00%) JavaScript
6 6 (5.00%) T-SQL
6 6 (5.00%) Shell Script
7 5 (4.17%) Korn
7 5 (4.17%) C
7 5 (4.17%) Perl
8 3 (2.50%) Groovy
9 2 (1.67%) C++
10 1 (0.83%) Python
10 1 (0.83%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 35 (29.17%) Security Cleared
2 22 (18.33%) SC Cleared
3 11 (9.17%) Degree
4 5 (4.17%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.67%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.83%) ISEB
6 1 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.83%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.83%) QA
2 3 (2.50%) HL7
System Software
1 28 (23.33%) Oracle RAC
2 14 (11.67%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.83%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (10.83%) Puppet
2 10 (8.33%) Vagrant
3 8 (6.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 6 (5.00%) Data Guard
4 6 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (2.50%) YUM
5 3 (2.50%) Oracle Identity Management
6 2 (1.67%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 1 (0.83%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 58 (48.33%) Oracle
2 9 (7.50%) IBM
3 8 (6.67%) Software AG
4 6 (5.00%) HP
5 4 (3.33%) webMethods
6 3 (2.50%) Microsoft
6 3 (2.50%) Google
7 2 (1.67%) Sun
7 2 (1.67%) Siebel
7 2 (1.67%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.83%) FatWire
8 1 (0.83%) VMware