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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 74 61 39
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -22
Contract jobs citing SOA 48 58 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.26% 2.84% 4.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.77% 3.74% 6.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 31 42
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £315 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £434 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.74% +8.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 9
Average hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £23.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +51.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +22.80%
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
1730 1549 1290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 81.30% 75.78% 73.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1126 901 738
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 72 89
Average hourly rate £24.00 £40.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +45.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.25 £11.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.17 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
Southampton -12 9 £325 -18.75% 2
Aldershot 0 7 £450 -
Winchester - 4 £450 -
Fareham +1 2 £503 +79.46%
Havant -5 2 £450 -
Hook - 2 £425 - 1
SOA
South East

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 55 (52.88%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (51.92%) Web Services
3 51 (49.04%) SOAP
4 50 (48.08%) Oracle
5 49 (47.12%) Java
6 27 (25.96%) Scrum
6 27 (25.96%) JUnit
6 27 (25.96%) Linux
6 27 (25.96%) REST
7 26 (25.00%) XML
8 25 (24.04%) Selenium
9 24 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
10 22 (21.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 20 (19.23%) XSD
11 20 (19.23%) JBoss
11 20 (19.23%) WSDL
12 18 (17.31%) UML
12 18 (17.31%) Relational Database
13 17 (16.35%) TDD
13 17 (16.35%) Spring
13 17 (16.35%) JMS
14 16 (15.38%) Middleware
14 16 (15.38%) ActiveMQ
14 16 (15.38%) QA
14 16 (15.38%) RESTful
15 15 (14.42%) Apache Camel
15 15 (14.42%) WebLogic
16 14 (13.46%) J2EE
16 14 (13.46%) PostgreSQL
16 14 (13.46%) Jenkins

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 22 (21.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 20 (19.23%) JBoss
3 15 (14.42%) WebLogic
4 13 (12.50%) Oracle Service Bus
5 8 (7.69%) Apache
6 5 (4.81%) Tomcat
7 4 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (2.88%) WebSphere
9 2 (1.92%) Mule
10 1 (0.96%) JCAPS
10 1 (0.96%) Apache ServiceMix
10 1 (0.96%) Apache TomEE
10 1 (0.96%) Oracle Coherence
10 1 (0.96%) IIS
10 1 (0.96%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.92%) MS Office
1 2 (1.92%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (5.77%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (2.88%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (1.92%) Magento
3 2 (1.92%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.96%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.96%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.69%) Internet
2 3 (2.88%) ATM
2 3 (2.88%) LAN
2 3 (2.88%) VoIP
2 3 (2.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (17.31%) Relational Database
2 14 (13.46%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (12.50%) Oracle Database
4 11 (10.58%) Oracle Database 11g
5 9 (8.65%) MySQL
6 5 (4.81%) Hadoop
6 5 (4.81%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (2.88%) SQL Server
8 2 (1.92%) DB2
8 2 (1.92%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.96%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (0.96%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 27 (25.96%) JUnit
2 25 (24.04%) Selenium
3 14 (13.46%) Mockito
3 14 (13.46%) Jenkins
4 13 (12.50%) Cucumber
4 13 (12.50%) Maven
5 11 (10.58%) Checkstyle
5 11 (10.58%) Gradle
5 11 (10.58%) FindBugs
5 11 (10.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 10 (9.62%) Git (software)
6 10 (9.62%) Subversion
7 3 (2.88%) SoapUI
8 2 (1.92%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.92%) XMLSpy
9 1 (0.96%) Ant
9 1 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.96%) JIRA
9 1 (0.96%) QUnit
General
1 5 (4.81%) Finance
2 4 (3.85%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.92%) Automotive
4 1 (0.96%) Legal
4 1 (0.96%) Banking
4 1 (0.96%) Retail
4 1 (0.96%) Billing
4 1 (0.96%) General Ledger
4 1 (0.96%) Back Office
4 1 (0.96%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 45 (43.27%) Developer
2 33 (31.73%) Java Developer
3 22 (21.15%) Designer
4 15 (14.42%) Solutions Designer
5 12 (11.54%) Architect
6 11 (10.58%) SOA Designer
7 6 (5.77%) Project Manager
7 6 (5.77%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (4.81%) Linux Engineer
9 4 (3.85%) Analyst
10 3 (2.88%) Integration Architect
10 3 (2.88%) Consultant
10 3 (2.88%) Systems Engineer
10 3 (2.88%) DBA
10 3 (2.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (2.88%) SOA Architect
10 3 (2.88%) Senior Architect
10 3 (2.88%) Agile Java Developer
11 2 (1.92%) SOA Developer
11 2 (1.92%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (51.92%) Web Services
2 51 (49.04%) SOAP
3 27 (25.96%) REST
4 26 (25.00%) XML
5 20 (19.23%) XSD
5 20 (19.23%) WSDL
6 17 (16.35%) JMS
6 17 (16.35%) Spring
7 16 (15.38%) ActiveMQ
7 16 (15.38%) Middleware
7 16 (15.38%) RESTful
8 15 (14.42%) Apache Camel
9 14 (13.46%) J2EE
10 12 (11.54%) SAML
10 12 (11.54%) OpenID
10 12 (11.54%) JSON
10 12 (11.54%) OAuth2
11 11 (10.58%) Hibernate
12 9 (8.65%) EJB
13 6 (5.77%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 3 (2.88%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (1.92%) Management Information System
2 2 (1.92%) Grid Computing
3 1 (0.96%) Web 2.0
3 1 (0.96%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (0.96%) User Experience
3 1 (0.96%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 27 (25.96%) Linux
2 12 (11.54%) Windows
3 7 (6.73%) Oracle Linux
4 3 (2.88%) AIX
5 2 (1.92%) CentOS
5 2 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.96%) Windows CE
6 1 (0.96%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (52.88%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (25.96%) Scrum
3 24 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (17.31%) UML
5 17 (16.35%) TDD
6 14 (13.46%) BDD
7 11 (10.58%) BPEL
7 11 (10.58%) OO
8 10 (9.62%) Automated Testing
8 10 (9.62%) Enterprise Architecture
8 10 (9.62%) Open Source
9 9 (8.65%) Change Control
9 9 (8.65%) ITIL
9 9 (8.65%) ITSM
10 8 (7.69%) Web Development
11 7 (6.73%) Process Management
12 6 (5.77%) E-business
13 4 (3.85%) ETL
13 4 (3.85%) Workflow
13 4 (3.85%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 49 (47.12%) Java
2 7 (6.73%) Shell Script
3 6 (5.77%) Bash Shell
3 6 (5.77%) PHP
4 4 (3.85%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.88%) C#
5 3 (2.88%) SQL
6 2 (1.92%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.92%) XPath
7 1 (0.96%) Groovy
7 1 (0.96%) XQuery
7 1 (0.96%) C++
Qualifications
1 14 (13.46%) Security Cleared
2 12 (11.54%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.92%) Degree
4 1 (0.96%) ISEB
4 1 (0.96%) PMP
4 1 (0.96%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.96%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.96%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (0.96%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (15.38%) QA
System Software
1 6 (5.77%) Active Directory
1 6 (5.77%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (5.77%) vSphere
2 2 (1.92%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (5.77%) Puppet
2 5 (4.81%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.96%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.96%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 50 (48.08%) Oracle
2 6 (5.77%) VMware
3 5 (4.81%) WSO2
3 5 (4.81%) Siebel
3 5 (4.81%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.85%) Apigee
5 3 (2.88%) Red Hat
5 3 (2.88%) ESRI
6 2 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.92%) TIBCO
6 2 (1.92%) webMethods
6 2 (1.92%) GigaSpaces
6 2 (1.92%) Software AG
7 1 (0.96%) BEA
7 1 (0.96%) Ariba
7 1 (0.96%) Citrix
7 1 (0.96%) IBM
7 1 (0.96%) SAP