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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 28 23 27
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Contract jobs citing SOA 14 15 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 4.31% 4.97% 3.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.17% 6.67% 5.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 9
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£375 £380 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% -7.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £314 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £440 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.13 £49.25 £31.46
% change year-on-year
-40.86% +56.54%
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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
271 225 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 83.38% 74.50% 64.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 171 124
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £277 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 14
Average hourly rate £12.50 £50.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-75.00% +81.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £50.00 £22.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £68.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 27 (84.38%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (71.88%) Java
3 22 (68.75%) Web Services
4 21 (65.63%) SOAP
4 21 (65.63%) Scrum
5 19 (59.38%) Linux
6 17 (53.13%) Oracle
6 17 (53.13%) TDD
7 13 (40.63%) Spring
7 13 (40.63%) PostgreSQL
7 13 (40.63%) Selenium
7 13 (40.63%) RESTful
8 12 (37.50%) Mockito
8 12 (37.50%) Cucumber
8 12 (37.50%) BDD
8 12 (37.50%) JUnit
9 11 (34.38%) SAML
9 11 (34.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 11 (34.38%) OpenID
9 11 (34.38%) OAuth2
10 10 (31.25%) Jenkins
10 10 (31.25%) UML
11 9 (28.13%) MySQL
11 9 (28.13%) Hibernate
11 9 (28.13%) Subversion
11 9 (28.13%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (25.00%) J2EE
13 7 (21.88%) EJB
13 7 (21.88%) Middleware
13 7 (21.88%) Automated Testing

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 11 (34.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (18.75%) Apache
2 6 (18.75%) WebLogic
3 4 (12.50%) Tomcat
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (6.25%) JBoss
5 1 (3.13%) Apache TomEE
Business Applications
1 6 (18.75%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (3.13%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.75%) Internet
2 3 (9.38%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (40.63%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (28.13%) MySQL
3 7 (21.88%) Relational Database
4 3 (9.38%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (9.38%) Hadoop
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (40.63%) Selenium
2 12 (37.50%) Mockito
2 12 (37.50%) Cucumber
2 12 (37.50%) JUnit
3 10 (31.25%) Jenkins
4 9 (28.13%) Subversion
5 7 (21.88%) Git (software)
6 2 (6.25%) Maven
7 1 (3.13%) Ant
7 1 (3.13%) QUnit
Job Titles
1 20 (62.50%) Java Developer
1 20 (62.50%) Developer
2 6 (18.75%) Solutions Architect
2 6 (18.75%) Architect
3 4 (12.50%) Agile Java Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.13%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Linux Support
6 1 (3.13%) SOA Architect
6 1 (3.13%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (3.13%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Administrator
6 1 (3.13%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.13%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.13%) Linux Support Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Middleware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (68.75%) Web Services
2 21 (65.63%) SOAP
3 13 (40.63%) Spring
3 13 (40.63%) RESTful
4 11 (34.38%) SAML
4 11 (34.38%) OpenID
4 11 (34.38%) OAuth2
5 9 (28.13%) Hibernate
6 8 (25.00%) J2EE
7 7 (21.88%) EJB
7 7 (21.88%) Middleware
8 4 (12.50%) PostGIS
8 4 (12.50%) HTML
9 3 (9.38%) CSS
10 1 (3.13%) JSON
10 1 (3.13%) Dojo
10 1 (3.13%) Spring MVC
10 1 (3.13%) XML
10 1 (3.13%) Oracle Fusion
Operating Systems
1 19 (59.38%) Linux
2 7 (21.88%) Windows
3 5 (15.63%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (84.38%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (65.63%) Scrum
3 17 (53.13%) TDD
4 12 (37.50%) BDD
5 10 (31.25%) UML
6 9 (28.13%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (21.88%) Automated Testing
7 7 (21.88%) Process Management
7 7 (21.88%) Open Source
7 7 (21.88%) Change Control
8 6 (18.75%) Web Development
8 6 (18.75%) OO
9 4 (12.50%) Software Engineering
10 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (9.38%) BPEL
10 3 (9.38%) Change Management
10 3 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (9.38%) Performance Analysis
11 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
11 2 (6.25%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 23 (71.88%) Java
2 4 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 3 (9.38%) Shell Script
3 3 (9.38%) PHP
4 2 (6.25%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.13%) SQL
5 1 (3.13%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 7 (21.88%) Security Cleared
2 6 (18.75%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) CTC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.25%) vSphere
2 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) Puppet
2 3 (9.38%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 17 (53.13%) Oracle
2 4 (12.50%) Apigee
3 3 (9.38%) WSO2
4 2 (6.25%) VMware
4 2 (6.25%) ESRI
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