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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 59 54 29
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -25
Contract jobs citing SOA 63 58 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.86% 3.02% 6.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.67% 4.28% 8.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 29 63
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £323 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £492 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £445 £411 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.20% +2.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 6
Average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +17.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.63 £40.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-10.93% +17.64%
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
1715 1355 1192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 77.74% 70.57% 75.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 999 791 706
Average daily rate £385 £368 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% +3.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £490 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 71 83
Average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.54 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

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 March 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 March 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 -1 19 £385 +11.19% 2
Basingstoke -4 11 £438 +24.11% 1
Havant -5 5 £400 -9.09%
Fareham - 2 £550 -
Aldershot +7 1 - - 1
Farnborough -7 1 £360 -
Hook - 1 £425 -
Andover - - - - 1
SOA
South East

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 60 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (44.44%) Oracle
3 46 (36.51%) Java
3 46 (36.51%) Web Services
4 45 (35.71%) Linux
5 43 (34.13%) WebLogic
6 30 (23.81%) SOAP
6 30 (23.81%) Security Cleared
7 29 (23.02%) Subversion
7 29 (23.02%) Oracle RAC
7 29 (23.02%) Scrum
8 27 (21.43%) TDD
8 27 (21.43%) SC Cleared
8 27 (21.43%) Jenkins
9 26 (20.63%) Middleware
10 25 (19.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 23 (18.25%) Continuous Integration
12 21 (16.67%) SQL
13 20 (15.87%) Puppet
14 19 (15.08%) Oracle Linux
14 19 (15.08%) BPEL
14 19 (15.08%) Spring
14 19 (15.08%) Vagrant
15 18 (14.29%) UNIX
16 17 (13.49%) J2EE
17 16 (12.70%) PostgreSQL
17 16 (12.70%) RESTful
18 15 (11.90%) Software Engineering
18 15 (11.90%) Oracle RMAN
18 15 (11.90%) Oracle EBS

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 (34.13%) WebLogic
2 25 (19.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 14 (11.11%) Apache
4 9 (7.14%) Oracle Service Bus
5 5 (3.97%) Tomcat
6 4 (3.17%) Mule
7 2 (1.59%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.79%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.79%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.79%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.79%) JBoss
8 1 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.79%) Apache ServiceMix
Business Applications
1 15 (11.90%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (7.14%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (4.76%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (3.17%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (2.38%) Magento
6 1 (0.79%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (10.32%) Internet
2 9 (7.14%) Firewall
3 6 (4.76%) NAS
3 6 (4.76%) SAN
3 6 (4.76%) BGP
3 6 (4.76%) Multicast
4 5 (3.97%) ATM
5 1 (0.79%) 3G
5 1 (0.79%) MVNO
5 1 (0.79%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (12.70%) PostgreSQL
2 14 (11.11%) Oracle Database
3 11 (8.73%) MySQL
4 7 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (5.56%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.17%) Oracle BI EE
5 4 (3.17%) SQL Server
6 3 (2.38%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (2.38%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.38%) Hadoop
6 3 (2.38%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (2.38%) SQLPlus
6 3 (2.38%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.79%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (0.79%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.79%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 29 (23.02%) Subversion
2 27 (21.43%) Jenkins
3 14 (11.11%) Eclipse
4 13 (10.32%) JUnit
4 13 (10.32%) Maven
4 13 (10.32%) Selenium
5 11 (8.73%) Mockito
5 11 (8.73%) Cucumber
6 8 (6.35%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.59%) Ant
7 2 (1.59%) QUnit
8 1 (0.79%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (4.76%) Multimedia
2 4 (3.17%) Finance
3 3 (2.38%) Military
4 2 (1.59%) Automotive
5 1 (0.79%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.79%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.79%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 41 (32.54%) Architect
2 37 (29.37%) Developer
3 30 (23.81%) Java Developer
4 19 (15.08%) Solutions Architect
5 10 (7.94%) Software Engineer
5 10 (7.94%) DBA
6 9 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
7 8 (6.35%) Oracle DBA
8 7 (5.56%) Agile Java Developer
9 6 (4.76%) Oracle Architect
9 6 (4.76%) Project Manager
10 5 (3.97%) Analyst
10 5 (3.97%) Designer
10 5 (3.97%) Linux Engineer
10 5 (3.97%) .NET Architect
11 4 (3.17%) Enterprise Architect
11 4 (3.17%) .NET Developer
11 4 (3.17%) Oracle Applications DBA
12 3 (2.38%) Technical Project Manager
12 3 (2.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (36.51%) Web Services
2 30 (23.81%) SOAP
3 26 (20.63%) Middleware
4 19 (15.08%) Spring
5 17 (13.49%) J2EE
6 16 (12.70%) RESTful
7 14 (11.11%) Hibernate
8 13 (10.32%) .NET
9 11 (8.73%) SAML
9 11 (8.73%) OpenID
9 11 (8.73%) OAuth2
10 10 (7.94%) PostGIS
10 10 (7.94%) ASP.NET
11 9 (7.14%) CSS
11 9 (7.14%) HTML
11 9 (7.14%) XML
11 9 (7.14%) WCF
12 8 (6.35%) Oracle Fusion
13 5 (3.97%) GWT
14 4 (3.17%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.32%) Open Source
2 7 (5.56%) Algorithms
3 6 (4.76%) N-Tier
3 6 (4.76%) PKI
4 3 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.79%) User Experience
6 1 (0.79%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.79%) Statistics
6 1 (0.79%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 45 (35.71%) Linux
2 19 (15.08%) Oracle Linux
3 18 (14.29%) UNIX
4 10 (7.94%) Windows
5 7 (5.56%) AIX
6 2 (1.59%) CentOS
6 2 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.79%) HPUX
7 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (23.02%) Scrum
3 27 (21.43%) TDD
4 23 (18.25%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (15.08%) BPEL
6 15 (11.90%) Software Engineering
7 14 (11.11%) Configuration Management
8 13 (10.32%) BDD
9 12 (9.52%) Test Automation
10 11 (8.73%) Use Case
11 10 (7.94%) UML
11 10 (7.94%) OO
12 8 (6.35%) Automated Testing
12 8 (6.35%) Web Development
12 8 (6.35%) Change Control
13 7 (5.56%) User Stories
13 7 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
14 6 (4.76%) ITSM
14 6 (4.76%) ITIL
14 6 (4.76%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (36.51%) Java
2 21 (16.67%) SQL
3 12 (9.52%) C#
4 9 (7.14%) PHP
5 8 (6.35%) Shell Script
6 7 (5.56%) PL/SQL
7 6 (4.76%) JavaScript
8 5 (3.97%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.59%) Groovy
10 1 (0.79%) Python
10 1 (0.79%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 1 (0.79%) Perl
10 1 (0.79%) Ruby
10 1 (0.79%) Korn
10 1 (0.79%) XPath
Qualifications
1 30 (23.81%) Security Cleared
2 27 (21.43%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.17%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.59%) Degree
5 1 (0.79%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.79%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.79%) ISEB
5 1 (0.79%) PMP
5 1 (0.79%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.38%) SLA
1 3 (2.38%) QA
2 2 (1.59%) HL7
System Software
1 29 (23.02%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.97%) vSphere
3 5 (3.97%) Active Directory
4 3 (2.38%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 20 (15.87%) Puppet
2 19 (15.08%) Vagrant
3 15 (11.90%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (2.38%) Data Guard
4 3 (2.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (1.59%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (1.59%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (1.59%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 56 (44.44%) Oracle
2 12 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 6 (4.76%) VMware
4 4 (3.17%) Siebel
4 4 (3.17%) TIBCO
5 3 (2.38%) Red Hat
5 3 (2.38%) ESRI
5 3 (2.38%) WSO2
6 2 (1.59%) Google
6 2 (1.59%) Software AG
6 2 (1.59%) webMethods
6 2 (1.59%) HP
7 1 (0.79%) Citrix
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £370.37 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton
Novate IT Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke
Real Staffing
Rate: £375 - £425 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago