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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 38 36 15
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -21
Contract jobs citing SOA 19 7 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 4.34% 1.96% 5.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.57% 2.79% 8.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 6 13
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.19% -16.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £305 £354
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £413 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.63 £40.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-10.93% +17.64%
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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
341 251 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 77.85% 70.11% 66.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 190 98
Average daily rate £388 £325 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -19.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £175 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £561
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 19
Average hourly rate £18.25 £40.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.37% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.22 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £110.00 £42.25
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 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 1 April 2015.

SOA Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 32 (86.49%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (67.57%) Java
3 24 (64.86%) Linux
4 23 (62.16%) Oracle
5 21 (56.76%) Web Services
6 20 (54.05%) Scrum
7 17 (45.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 16 (43.24%) Subversion
9 15 (40.54%) TDD
9 15 (40.54%) WebLogic
9 15 (40.54%) Jenkins
10 13 (35.14%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (35.14%) SOAP
11 12 (32.43%) Puppet
12 11 (29.73%) Oracle Linux
12 11 (29.73%) Vagrant
12 11 (29.73%) BPEL
12 11 (29.73%) PostgreSQL
13 10 (27.03%) SQL
13 10 (27.03%) Oracle RAC
13 10 (27.03%) RESTful
14 9 (24.32%) J2EE
15 8 (21.62%) Spring
15 8 (21.62%) UML
15 8 (21.62%) MySQL
15 8 (21.62%) Test Automation
15 8 (21.62%) Selenium
15 8 (21.62%) Configuration Management
16 7 (18.92%) OpenID
16 7 (18.92%) Mockito

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 17 (45.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 15 (40.54%) WebLogic
3 6 (16.22%) Apache
4 3 (8.11%) Oracle Service Bus
4 3 (8.11%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.70%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (2.70%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.22%) Internet
2 3 (8.11%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (29.73%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (21.62%) MySQL
3 4 (10.81%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database
4 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.70%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.70%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 16 (43.24%) Subversion
2 15 (40.54%) Jenkins
3 8 (21.62%) Selenium
4 7 (18.92%) Mockito
4 7 (18.92%) Cucumber
4 7 (18.92%) JUnit
5 5 (13.51%) Maven
6 4 (10.81%) Eclipse
6 4 (10.81%) Git (software)
7 1 (2.70%) QUnit
7 1 (2.70%) Ant
Job Titles
1 17 (45.95%) Developer
1 17 (45.95%) Java Developer
2 9 (24.32%) Architect
2 9 (24.32%) Solutions Architect
3 7 (18.92%) Agile Java Developer
4 4 (10.81%) Software Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Architect
7 1 (2.70%) Oracle Architect
7 1 (2.70%) SOA Architect
7 1 (2.70%) Linux Support Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Oracle Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.70%) Middleware Architect
7 1 (2.70%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Administrator
7 1 (2.70%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.70%) J2EE Team Leader
7 1 (2.70%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (56.76%) Web Services
2 13 (35.14%) SOAP
3 10 (27.03%) RESTful
4 9 (24.32%) J2EE
5 8 (21.62%) Spring
6 7 (18.92%) OpenID
6 7 (18.92%) OAuth2
6 7 (18.92%) Middleware
6 7 (18.92%) SAML
7 6 (16.22%) Hibernate
8 5 (13.51%) PostGIS
9 4 (10.81%) EJB
10 3 (8.11%) HTML
11 2 (5.41%) CSS
11 2 (5.41%) Oracle Fusion
12 1 (2.70%) JSON
12 1 (2.70%) Dojo
12 1 (2.70%) Spring MVC
12 1 (2.70%) XML
12 1 (2.70%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Open Source
2 3 (8.11%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 24 (64.86%) Linux
2 11 (29.73%) Oracle Linux
3 4 (10.81%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (86.49%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (54.05%) Scrum
3 15 (40.54%) TDD
4 13 (35.14%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (29.73%) BPEL
6 8 (21.62%) UML
6 8 (21.62%) Test Automation
6 8 (21.62%) Configuration Management
7 7 (18.92%) BDD
7 7 (18.92%) Software Engineering
8 4 (10.81%) Automated Testing
8 4 (10.81%) Process Management
8 4 (10.81%) OO
8 4 (10.81%) Change Control
8 4 (10.81%) Performance Analysis
8 4 (10.81%) Web Development
9 3 (8.11%) User Stories
9 3 (8.11%) Workflow
9 3 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (8.11%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (67.57%) Java
2 10 (27.03%) SQL
3 4 (10.81%) PHP
4 3 (8.11%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.41%) Shell Script
5 2 (5.41%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.70%) Groovy
6 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.81%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) CTC Cleared
System Software
1 10 (27.03%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.70%) vSphere
2 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (32.43%) Puppet
2 11 (29.73%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 23 (62.16%) Oracle
2 2 (5.41%) ESRI
3 1 (2.70%) WSO2
3 1 (2.70%) VMware
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