The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 65 75 61
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -14
Contract jobs citing SOA 50 55 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.81% 2.46% 2.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.59% 3.00% 3.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 36 21
Median daily rate £400 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £330 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £650 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £463 £438
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £46.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -2.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £45.00 £35.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £41.25 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -13.15%
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
1391 1836 1592
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 78.28% 82.00% 75.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 897 1116 913
Median daily rate £400 £383 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% +3.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £510 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 84 76
Median hourly rate £43.00 £40.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £13.95 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +30.76%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hampshire region citing SOA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 1 October 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Winchester +5 8 £400 -
Havant -1 5 £450 -9.09%
Fareham -12 5 £413 -13.15% 2
Portsmouth -7 3 £350 -28.57%
Basingstoke +12 2 - - 2
Southampton -1 2 - - 1
Andover - 1 - -
SOA
South East

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SOA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hampshire region with a requirement for SOA.

1 50 (50.51%) Oracle
2 33 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 31 (31.31%) SC Cleared
4 30 (30.30%) XML
5 29 (29.29%) SQL
5 29 (29.29%) ActiveMQ
6 27 (27.27%) Puppet
6 27 (27.27%) DevOps
7 25 (25.25%) PostgreSQL
8 24 (24.24%) Linux
8 24 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
8 24 (24.24%) JIRA
8 24 (24.24%) Jenkins
9 23 (23.23%) Java
10 22 (22.22%) Hadoop
10 22 (22.22%) Oracle Database
11 21 (21.21%) Unix
12 20 (20.20%) SOAP
12 20 (20.20%) Oracle BPM
12 20 (20.20%) ZABBIX
12 20 (20.20%) Ambari
13 18 (18.18%) HTML
14 17 (17.17%) Continuous Integration
15 15 (15.15%) REST
16 14 (14.14%) Git (software)
16 14 (14.14%) Spring
16 14 (14.14%) Data Modelling
16 14 (14.14%) WSDL
17 13 (13.13%) Web Services
17 13 (13.13%) XSD

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (9.09%) Oracle Service Bus
2 8 (8.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 7 (7.07%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (7.07%) JBoss
3 7 (7.07%) WebSphere
4 5 (5.05%) Tomcat
5 4 (4.04%) Apache
5 4 (4.04%) Apache Spark
5 4 (4.04%) Cloud Foundry
6 3 (3.03%) Oracle Coherence
6 3 (3.03%) SharePoint
6 3 (3.03%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (3.03%) WebLogic
6 3 (3.03%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (2.02%) Apache ServiceMix
7 2 (2.02%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (1.01%) NetWeaver
8 1 (1.01%) OpenStack
8 1 (1.01%) Oracle BPEL
8 1 (1.01%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
Applications
1 4 (4.04%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.03%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 20 (20.20%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.01%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (1.01%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (1.01%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.01%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.04%) PaaS
2 2 (2.02%) SaaS
3 1 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.09%) HTTP
2 6 (6.06%) DVB
3 3 (3.03%) Firewall
4 2 (2.02%) ATM
5 1 (1.01%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (25.25%) PostgreSQL
2 22 (22.22%) Hadoop
2 22 (22.22%) Oracle Database
3 11 (11.11%) MongoDB
4 10 (10.10%) NoSQL
5 6 (6.06%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (5.05%) Relational Database
6 5 (5.05%) SQL Server
7 3 (3.03%) DB2
7 3 (3.03%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (2.02%) Big Data
9 1 (1.01%) OLAP
9 1 (1.01%) OLTP
9 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 24 (24.24%) Jenkins
1 24 (24.24%) JIRA
2 14 (14.14%) Git (software)
3 12 (12.12%) SoapUI
4 7 (7.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 7 (7.07%) JUnit
4 7 (7.07%) Selenium
5 6 (6.06%) Gradle
6 5 (5.05%) Artifactory
6 5 (5.05%) Checkstyle
6 5 (5.05%) FindBugs
6 5 (5.05%) Subversion
7 4 (4.04%) Cucumber
7 4 (4.04%) Maven
8 3 (3.03%) Ant
8 3 (3.03%) Jasmine
8 3 (3.03%) QUnit
8 3 (3.03%) TestDirector
9 2 (2.02%) Eclipse
9 2 (2.02%) Robot Framework
General
1 8 (8.08%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.03%) Finance
3 1 (1.01%) Banking
3 1 (1.01%) Local Government
3 1 (1.01%) Marketing
3 1 (1.01%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (24.24%) Developer
2 16 (16.16%) Architect
3 15 (15.15%) Designer
4 12 (12.12%) Solutions Designer
5 11 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
6 10 (10.10%) SOA Designer
6 10 (10.10%) SOA Solution Designer
7 9 (9.09%) Consultant
8 8 (8.08%) DBA
8 8 (8.08%) SOA Architect
9 7 (7.07%) SOA Developer
9 7 (7.07%) Telecoms Designer
10 6 (6.06%) Java Developer
10 6 (6.06%) Oracle DBA
10 6 (6.06%) Support Technician
10 6 (6.06%) Telecoms Architect
11 5 (5.05%) Operations Technician
11 5 (5.05%) Software Engineer
12 4 (4.04%) Infrastructure Specialist
12 4 (4.04%) Linux Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (30.30%) XML
2 29 (29.29%) ActiveMQ
3 20 (20.20%) SOAP
4 18 (18.18%) HTML
5 15 (15.15%) REST
6 14 (14.14%) Spring
6 14 (14.14%) WSDL
7 13 (13.13%) Web Services
7 13 (13.13%) XSD
8 9 (9.09%) Apache Camel
8 9 (9.09%) JSON
8 9 (9.09%) Middleware
8 9 (9.09%) Node.js
9 8 (8.08%) .NET
10 7 (7.07%) HTML5
10 7 (7.07%) Oracle Fusion
10 7 (7.07%) WebSphere MQ
11 6 (6.06%) IBM Integration Bus
11 6 (6.06%) JMS
12 5 (5.05%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.06%) Digital TV
1 6 (6.06%) MPEG
1 6 (6.06%) STB
2 4 (4.04%) Computer Science
2 4 (4.04%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.03%) Smart Meter
4 2 (2.02%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.02%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.01%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.01%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.01%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.01%) PKI
5 1 (1.01%) Replication
5 1 (1.01%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 24 (24.24%) Linux
2 21 (21.21%) Unix
3 10 (10.10%) Windows
4 6 (6.06%) CentOS
4 6 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (4.04%) AIX
5 4 (4.04%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.01%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (27.27%) DevOps
2 24 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (17.17%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (14.14%) Data Modelling
5 13 (13.13%) TDD
6 11 (11.11%) ITIL
6 11 (11.11%) Scrum
7 10 (10.10%) MVC
8 8 (8.08%) CRM
9 7 (7.07%) SOLID
10 6 (6.06%) Automated Testing
10 6 (6.06%) Test Strategy
11 5 (5.05%) Continuous Delivery
11 5 (5.05%) Software Engineering
11 5 (5.05%) Unit Testing
11 5 (5.05%) User Stories
12 4 (4.04%) E-business
12 4 (4.04%) Functional Testing
12 4 (4.04%) Operational Acceptance Testing
13 3 (3.03%) BPEL
Programming Languages
1 29 (29.29%) SQL
2 23 (23.23%) Java
3 9 (9.09%) C
3 9 (9.09%) Python
4 8 (8.08%) C#
4 8 (8.08%) C++
5 6 (6.06%) Bash Shell
5 6 (6.06%) JavaScript
5 6 (6.06%) Perl
6 4 (4.04%) T-SQL
7 3 (3.03%) PL/SQL
7 3 (3.03%) Scala
8 2 (2.02%) Groovy
8 2 (2.02%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.02%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.02%) Tcl
9 1 (1.01%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 33 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 31 (31.31%) SC Cleared
3 6 (6.06%) Degree
4 2 (2.02%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.01%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.01%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (1.01%) OCP
5 1 (1.01%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 12207
1 1 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.01%) JSP 440
1 1 (1.01%) QA
1 1 (1.01%) RMADS
System Software
1 12 (12.12%) Docker
2 4 (4.04%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (4.04%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 27 (27.27%) Puppet
2 20 (20.20%) Ambari
2 20 (20.20%) ZABBIX
3 3 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (3.03%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 50 (50.51%) Oracle
2 7 (7.07%) IBM
3 6 (6.06%) Red Hat
4 5 (5.05%) webMethods
5 4 (4.04%) Microsoft
5 4 (4.04%) SaltStack
5 4 (4.04%) Siebel
6 3 (3.03%) Cloudera
7 2 (2.02%) TIBCO
8 1 (1.01%) Adobe
8 1 (1.01%) Capita
8 1 (1.01%) Casewise
8 1 (1.01%) Citrix
8 1 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.01%) VMware