The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 36 34 27
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -7
Contract jobs citing SOA 1 10 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.42% 2.97% 5.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 3.48% 6.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 13
Median daily rate - £358 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -10.62%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.88% +10.00%
SOA
Hampshire

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
170 287 286
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 72.03% 85.16% 82.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 212 212
Median daily rate £388 £363 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £430 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 15 5
Median hourly rate £14.50 £20.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.50% -52.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £45.00 £44.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Southampton region citing SOA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

SOA Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SOA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Southampton region with a requirement for SOA.

1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Digital TV
2 2 (50.00%) DVB
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) STB
2 2 (50.00%) MPEG
2 2 (50.00%) HTTP
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) C
2 2 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (50.00%) Software Architecture
2 2 (50.00%) HTML5
2 2 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (50.00%) Node.js
2 2 (50.00%) REST
2 2 (50.00%) User Stories
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (25.00%) High Availability
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Fusion

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DVB
1 2 (50.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (25.00%) OLAP
2 1 (25.00%) OLTP
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) C++ Software Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) DBA
1 1 (25.00%) Designer
1 1 (25.00%) Embedded C Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Real Time Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) HTML5
1 2 (50.00%) Node.js
1 2 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (25.00%) Middleware
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Digital TV
1 2 (50.00%) MPEG
1 2 (50.00%) STB
2 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) Replication
2 1 (25.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum
1 2 (50.00%) Software Architecture
1 2 (50.00%) TDD
1 2 (50.00%) User Stories
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) High Availability
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Load Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) C
2 2 (50.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) VMware