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 28 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 61 33 68
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +35
Contract jobs citing SOA 56 98 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.72% 5.38% 2.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.77% 7.40% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 62 26
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£425 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £523 £640
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £377 £400
% change year-on-year
+15.30% -5.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 4
Average hourly rate £35.00 £23.13 £23.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.35% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £29.50 £32.30
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -8.66%
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
1485 1324 1451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 72.12% 72.67% 73.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 878 793 784
Average daily rate £375 £380 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +7.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £280 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 79 104
Average hourly rate £37.50 £22.81 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.38% -29.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £41.75 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 28 August 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
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 28 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +2 14 £425 - 2
Havant 0 11 £450 +5.26% 2
Aldershot -1 6 - -
Basingstoke -20 2 - - 2
Fareham - 1 £280 -
Portsmouth - - - - 1
Farnborough - - - - 1
Hook - - - -
SOA
South East

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 64 (53.33%) Oracle
2 42 (35.00%) Middleware
3 41 (34.17%) Security Cleared
4 37 (30.83%) Web Services
5 35 (29.17%) SQL
5 35 (29.17%) Java
6 32 (26.67%) WebLogic
6 32 (26.67%) SC Cleared
7 29 (24.17%) XML
8 28 (23.33%) Oracle Database
9 26 (21.67%) SQL Server
10 25 (20.83%) Linux
10 25 (20.83%) Oracle RAC
11 24 (20.00%) .NET
12 22 (18.33%) Oracle EBS
13 21 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
14 19 (15.83%) SOAP
15 15 (12.50%) UNIX
15 15 (12.50%) Maven
15 15 (12.50%) Oracle Applications
15 15 (12.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 14 (11.67%) Scrum
16 14 (11.67%) Software Engineering
16 14 (11.67%) ITIL
16 14 (11.67%) SharePoint
17 13 (10.83%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
17 13 (10.83%) Test Scripting
17 13 (10.83%) Continuous Integration
17 13 (10.83%) WebSphere
18 12 (10.00%) Technical Architecture

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 32 (26.67%) WebLogic
2 15 (12.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 14 (11.67%) SharePoint
4 13 (10.83%) WebSphere
5 11 (9.17%) Apache
6 7 (5.83%) IIS
7 4 (3.33%) ArcGIS
7 4 (3.33%) Apache ServiceMix
8 3 (2.50%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (2.50%) Oracle Service Bus
9 2 (1.67%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (1.67%) ATG Dynamo
9 2 (1.67%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.83%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.83%) Oracle Spatial
10 1 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.83%) K2 blackpearl
10 1 (0.83%) Oracle BPEL
10 1 (0.83%) Oracle Coherence
10 1 (0.83%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (4.17%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.50%) MS Office
3 1 (0.83%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.83%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.83%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.83%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 22 (18.33%) Oracle EBS
2 15 (12.50%) Oracle Applications
3 10 (8.33%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (2.50%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.83%) HTTP
2 6 (5.00%) SAN
2 6 (5.00%) Firewall
2 6 (5.00%) Network Security
2 6 (5.00%) LDAP
3 2 (1.67%) Internet
4 1 (0.83%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (23.33%) Oracle Database
2 26 (21.67%) SQL Server
3 12 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 12 (10.00%) SQLPlus
4 11 (9.17%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (7.50%) Oracle Database 11g
6 8 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
7 7 (5.83%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (5.83%) Oracle BI EE
8 6 (5.00%) Oracle Discoverer
8 6 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (4.17%) Relational Database
10 2 (1.67%) Oracle Database 12c
10 2 (1.67%) MySQL
11 1 (0.83%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 15 (12.50%) Maven
2 12 (10.00%) Eclipse
3 9 (7.50%) SoapUI
3 9 (7.50%) Jenkins
4 8 (6.67%) Selenium
5 7 (5.83%) JUnit
6 6 (5.00%) Visual Studio
6 6 (5.00%) Oracle Forms
6 6 (5.00%) Ant
6 6 (5.00%) Toad
6 6 (5.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 5 (4.17%) Git (software)
8 4 (3.33%) Subversion
8 4 (3.33%) QUnit
9 3 (2.50%) Gradle
9 3 (2.50%) FindBugs
9 3 (2.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (2.50%) Oracle APEX
9 3 (2.50%) Checkstyle
10 2 (1.67%) JIRA
General
1 9 (7.50%) Military
2 6 (5.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.67%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.67%) Billing
4 1 (0.83%) Retail
4 1 (0.83%) Back Office
4 1 (0.83%) Finance
Job Titles
1 35 (29.17%) Architect
2 23 (19.17%) Developer
3 14 (11.67%) Analyst
4 13 (10.83%) Java Developer
5 12 (10.00%) Technical Architect
6 11 (9.17%) DBA
6 11 (9.17%) Oracle DBA
7 7 (5.83%) Test Manager
8 6 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (5.00%) Consultant
8 6 (5.00%) Infrastructure Architect
8 6 (5.00%) Designer
9 5 (4.17%) Software Engineer
9 5 (4.17%) Test Analyst
10 4 (3.33%) Tester
10 4 (3.33%) SQL DBA
10 4 (3.33%) SOA Developer
11 3 (2.50%) Oracle Applications DBA
11 3 (2.50%) .NET Developer
11 3 (2.50%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (35.00%) Middleware
2 37 (30.83%) Web Services
3 29 (24.17%) XML
4 24 (20.00%) .NET
5 19 (15.83%) SOAP
6 12 (10.00%) J2EE
6 12 (10.00%) Spring
6 12 (10.00%) Oracle Fusion
7 9 (7.50%) WebCenter
8 8 (6.67%) REST
9 7 (5.83%) Apache Camel
9 7 (5.83%) JSON
9 7 (5.83%) HTML
10 6 (5.00%) XSD
10 6 (5.00%) XSLT
10 6 (5.00%) ActiveMQ
10 6 (5.00%) .NET Framework
11 5 (4.17%) Spring MVC
11 5 (4.17%) CSS
11 5 (4.17%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.83%) Open Source
2 6 (5.00%) Management Information System
2 6 (5.00%) Replication
3 4 (3.33%) Mathematics
4 2 (1.67%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.83%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.83%) CMDB
5 1 (0.83%) Data Extraction
5 1 (0.83%) DataPower
5 1 (0.83%) Taxonomies
5 1 (0.83%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 25 (20.83%) Linux
2 15 (12.50%) UNIX
3 8 (6.67%) Windows
3 8 (6.67%) Oracle Linux
4 5 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.67%) CentOS
5 2 (1.67%) AIX
6 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.83%) Android
6 1 (0.83%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (11.67%) Scrum
2 14 (11.67%) Software Engineering
2 14 (11.67%) ITIL
3 13 (10.83%) Test Scripting
3 13 (10.83%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
4 12 (10.00%) Network Architecture
5 11 (9.17%) TDD
5 11 (9.17%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (9.17%) Migration
6 10 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (7.50%) DevOps
8 7 (5.83%) Root Cause Analysis
8 7 (5.83%) Use Case
8 7 (5.83%) MVC
9 6 (5.00%) UML
9 6 (5.00%) BPEL
9 6 (5.00%) Data Migration
9 6 (5.00%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 35 (29.17%) Java
1 35 (29.17%) SQL
2 12 (10.00%) PL/SQL
3 9 (7.50%) Perl
3 9 (7.50%) C
3 9 (7.50%) Shell Script
4 8 (6.67%) T-SQL
5 7 (5.83%) C#
6 6 (5.00%) JavaScript
6 6 (5.00%) Korn
7 4 (3.33%) PHP
7 4 (3.33%) Python
8 3 (2.50%) Ruby
8 3 (2.50%) Groovy
8 3 (2.50%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.67%) C++
10 1 (0.83%) ActionScript
10 1 (0.83%) ActionScript 2.0
10 1 (0.83%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.83%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 41 (34.17%) Security Cleared
2 32 (26.67%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.17%) Degree
3 5 (4.17%) DV Cleared
4 3 (2.50%) MCSE
4 3 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.83%) OCP
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.83%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.83%) ISEB
5 1 (0.83%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.00%) QA
2 3 (2.50%) HL7
System Software
1 25 (20.83%) Oracle RAC
2 12 (10.00%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.50%) vCloud
5 1 (0.83%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (10.83%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 11 (9.17%) Puppet
3 7 (5.83%) Data Guard
4 6 (5.00%) Vagrant
5 4 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (2.50%) YUM
6 3 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.83%) Oracle Identity Management
7 1 (0.83%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 64 (53.33%) Oracle
2 9 (7.50%) JBoss
3 7 (5.83%) HP
4 6 (5.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (4.17%) VMware
6 4 (3.33%) Remedy
6 4 (3.33%) ESRI
7 3 (2.50%) Red Hat
7 3 (2.50%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (2.50%) Cisco
7 3 (2.50%) Google
7 3 (2.50%) ComArch
7 3 (2.50%) 3PAR
8 2 (1.67%) IBM
8 2 (1.67%) Siebel
8 2 (1.67%) SAP
8 2 (1.67%) TIBCO
8 2 (1.67%) webMethods
8 2 (1.67%) ATG
9 1 (0.83%) FatWire