The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 24 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 24 37 20
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -17
Contract jobs citing SOA 21 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 6.19% 1.00% 2.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.08% 1.34% 4.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 3
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£400 £393 £650
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% -39.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £367 £642
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £419 £674
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £34.50 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+37.68% +0.72%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
260 224 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 76.70% 74.92% 62.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 157 59
Average daily rate £360 £325 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% -10.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £625 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 17 16
Average hourly rate £14.00 £28.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +86.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SOA across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

SOA
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SOA across the Southampton region.

SOA Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

SOA
Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOA across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

SOA Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 25 (69.44%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (63.89%) Oracle
3 17 (47.22%) WebLogic
3 17 (47.22%) Linux
4 14 (38.89%) SQL
4 14 (38.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 13 (36.11%) Jenkins
5 13 (36.11%) Puppet
5 13 (36.11%) Java
6 12 (33.33%) Subversion
6 12 (33.33%) BPEL
6 12 (33.33%) Vagrant
7 11 (30.56%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (30.56%) Maven
7 11 (30.56%) Scrum
7 11 (30.56%) J2EE
8 10 (27.78%) Web Services
8 10 (27.78%) Eclipse
8 10 (27.78%) Oracle RAC
8 10 (27.78%) Oracle Linux
9 9 (25.00%) Test Automation
9 9 (25.00%) Configuration Management
9 9 (25.00%) PHP
10 7 (19.44%) TDD
11 6 (16.67%) Software Engineering
12 5 (13.89%) Oracle EBS
12 5 (13.89%) LAMP
12 5 (13.89%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (13.89%) Oracle EBS R12
12 5 (13.89%) WebCenter

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 17 (47.22%) WebLogic
2 14 (38.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (11.11%) Apache
4 2 (5.56%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (2.78%) K2 blackpearl
5 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.78%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (13.89%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.89%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (11.11%) MySQL
2 4 (11.11%) Oracle Database
3 3 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (36.11%) Jenkins
2 12 (33.33%) Subversion
3 11 (30.56%) Maven
4 10 (27.78%) Eclipse
5 2 (5.56%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.78%) SoapUI
6 1 (2.78%) QUnit
6 1 (2.78%) Selenium
6 1 (2.78%) NUnit
6 1 (2.78%) Ant
6 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (2.78%) Back Office
1 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (38.89%) Architect
2 9 (25.00%) Developer
3 7 (19.44%) Solutions Architect
3 7 (19.44%) Java Developer
4 6 (16.67%) Technical Architect
5 5 (13.89%) Team Leader
5 5 (13.89%) J2EE Team Leader
5 5 (13.89%) Web Team Leader
6 4 (11.11%) Software Engineer
6 4 (11.11%) Agile Java Developer
7 3 (8.33%) Oracle Architect
8 2 (5.56%) Oracle Solutions Architect
8 2 (5.56%) SOA Architect
8 2 (5.56%) Senior Software Engineer
9 1 (2.78%) Software Developer
9 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Architect
9 1 (2.78%) C# Software Developer
9 1 (2.78%) .NET Developer
9 1 (2.78%) C# Developer
9 1 (2.78%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (30.56%) J2EE
2 10 (27.78%) Web Services
3 5 (13.89%) LAMP
3 5 (13.89%) WebCenter
4 4 (11.11%) PostGIS
5 3 (8.33%) Middleware
5 3 (8.33%) RESTful
6 2 (5.56%) SOAP
6 2 (5.56%) .NET
6 2 (5.56%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (2.78%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (2.78%) HTML
7 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET
7 1 (2.78%) XML
7 1 (2.78%) Swing
7 1 (2.78%) J2SE
7 1 (2.78%) Java RMI
7 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (2.78%) Spring
7 1 (2.78%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Open Source
2 3 (8.33%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 17 (47.22%) Linux
2 10 (27.78%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (69.44%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (33.33%) BPEL
3 11 (30.56%) Scrum
3 11 (30.56%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 9 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 7 (19.44%) TDD
6 6 (16.67%) Software Engineering
7 5 (13.89%) Network Architecture
7 5 (13.89%) Software Architecture
8 4 (11.11%) User Stories
8 4 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (11.11%) Content Management
8 4 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (5.56%) MVC
9 2 (5.56%) UML
9 2 (5.56%) Unit Testing
9 2 (5.56%) DevOps
10 1 (2.78%) Performance Analysis
10 1 (2.78%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 14 (38.89%) SQL
2 13 (36.11%) Java
3 9 (25.00%) PHP
4 2 (5.56%) PL/SQL
4 2 (5.56%) C#
5 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.78%) Groovy
5 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 10 (27.78%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 13 (36.11%) Puppet
2 12 (33.33%) Vagrant
3 1 (2.78%) yum
Vendors
1 23 (63.89%) Oracle
2 2 (5.56%) Sun
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
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