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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 29 32 29
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs citing SOA 16 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 4.26% 0.92% 3.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.48% 1.35% 4.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 5
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£425 £425 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -22.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £367 £425 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £425 £604
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £29.50 £32.10
% change year-on-year
+27.11% -8.09%
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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
292 223 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 77.66% 68.62% 72.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 165 121
Average daily rate £355 £413 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.93% +16.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £550 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 34
Average hourly rate £29.25 £11.75 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+148.93% -63.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.12 £10.50 £11.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £20.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 2014.

SOA Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 18 (62.07%) Oracle
2 15 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (34.48%) Scrum
3 10 (34.48%) WebLogic
3 10 (34.48%) SQL
4 8 (27.59%) Linux
4 8 (27.59%) Middleware
4 8 (27.59%) Puppet
5 7 (24.14%) Jenkins
5 7 (24.14%) DevOps
5 7 (24.14%) Eclipse
5 7 (24.14%) J2EE
5 7 (24.14%) TDD
5 7 (24.14%) Maven
5 7 (24.14%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (20.69%) Web Services
6 6 (20.69%) Java
6 6 (20.69%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (17.24%) Oracle EBS
7 5 (17.24%) Oracle EBS R12
7 5 (17.24%) WebCenter
7 5 (17.24%) Network Architecture
7 5 (17.24%) Software Architecture
7 5 (17.24%) Software Engineering
7 5 (17.24%) BPEL
7 5 (17.24%) Oracle Database
7 5 (17.24%) Oracle Linux
7 5 (17.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 4 (13.79%) Vagrant
8 4 (13.79%) Spring

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 10 (34.48%) WebLogic
2 5 (17.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (10.34%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.45%) Apache
4 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.45%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (3.45%) ATG Dynamo
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle BPEL
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle Spatial
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (3.45%) K2 blackpearl
Business Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (17.24%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (17.24%) Oracle Database
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 7 (24.14%) Jenkins
1 7 (24.14%) Eclipse
1 7 (24.14%) Maven
2 4 (13.79%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.90%) Subversion
3 2 (6.90%) Visual Studio
3 2 (6.90%) Ant
4 1 (3.45%) JUnit
4 1 (3.45%) JDeveloper
4 1 (3.45%) JIRA
4 1 (3.45%) Selenium
4 1 (3.45%) FitNesse
4 1 (3.45%) NUnit
4 1 (3.45%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.45%) SoapUI
4 1 (3.45%) Robotium
4 1 (3.45%) QUnit
General
1 1 (3.45%) Back Office
1 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) Architect
2 6 (20.69%) Developer
3 5 (17.24%) Technical Architect
4 4 (13.79%) J2EE Team Leader
4 4 (13.79%) Team Leader
4 4 (13.79%) Web Team Leader
5 3 (10.34%) Java Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Support Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Software Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Designer
6 2 (6.90%) Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Test Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.45%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.45%) .NET Developer
7 1 (3.45%) C# Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Senior Designer
7 1 (3.45%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (27.59%) Middleware
2 7 (24.14%) J2EE
3 6 (20.69%) Web Services
4 5 (17.24%) WebCenter
5 4 (13.79%) Spring
5 4 (13.79%) LAMP
5 4 (13.79%) SOAP
6 3 (10.34%) XML
6 3 (10.34%) .NET
7 2 (6.90%) REST
7 2 (6.90%) Java EE
7 2 (6.90%) Spring MVC
8 1 (3.45%) XSD
8 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
8 1 (3.45%) EJB
8 1 (3.45%) JSP
8 1 (3.45%) Servlets
8 1 (3.45%) HTML
8 1 (3.45%) Hibernate
8 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) Open Source
1 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (27.59%) Linux
2 5 (17.24%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (3.45%) Android
3 1 (3.45%) CentOS
3 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (34.48%) Scrum
3 7 (24.14%) DevOps
3 7 (24.14%) TDD
3 7 (24.14%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (17.24%) Network Architecture
4 5 (17.24%) Software Architecture
4 5 (17.24%) Software Engineering
4 5 (17.24%) BPEL
5 4 (13.79%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (13.79%) Test Automation
5 4 (13.79%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (10.34%) Configuration Management
6 3 (10.34%) Unit Testing
6 3 (10.34%) MVC
6 3 (10.34%) User Stories
7 2 (6.90%) Integration Testing
7 2 (6.90%) OO
8 1 (3.45%) CRM
8 1 (3.45%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 10 (34.48%) SQL
2 6 (20.69%) Java
3 4 (13.79%) PHP
4 2 (6.90%) Shell Script
4 2 (6.90%) C#
5 1 (3.45%) Python
5 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.45%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) ISEB
2 1 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (3.45%) vSphere
2 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (27.59%) Puppet
2 4 (13.79%) Vagrant
3 3 (10.34%) YUM
Vendors
1 18 (62.07%) Oracle
2 2 (6.90%) JBoss
3 1 (3.45%) SAP
3 1 (3.45%) TIBCO
3 1 (3.45%) webMethods
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.45%) ATG
3 1 (3.45%) VMware