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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 34 32 22
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -10
Contract jobs citing SOA 2 12 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.71% 3.72% 6.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% 4.74% 8.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 9
Median daily rate - £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £470 £450
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £48.75
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -7.69%
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
210 253 262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 74.20% 78.33% 78.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 169 156
Median daily rate £450 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £520 £472
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 26 12
Median hourly rate £14.75 £35.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.85% +75.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £13.50 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.65 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

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 8 December 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 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) Python
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Scala
1 2 (66.67%) Hadoop
1 2 (66.67%) PaaS
1 2 (66.67%) MongoDB
1 2 (66.67%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (66.67%) REST
1 2 (66.67%) Cloudera
1 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
1 2 (66.67%) Cloud Foundry
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps
1 2 (66.67%) Apache Spark
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (33.33%) Algorithms
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) High Availability
2 1 (33.33%) Big Data
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Statistics
2 1 (33.33%) Load Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) Replication
2 1 (33.33%) VMware

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 2 (66.67%) Apache Spark
1 2 (66.67%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (66.67%) Hadoop
1 2 (66.67%) MongoDB
1 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) Big Data
2 1 (33.33%) OLAP
2 1 (33.33%) OLTP
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Cloud Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Big Data Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Cloud Solutions Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Data Architect
2 1 (33.33%) DBA
2 1 (33.33%) Hadoop Architect
2 1 (33.33%) SOA Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Algorithms
1 1 (33.33%) Replication
1 1 (33.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Delivery
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) High Availability
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Load Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) Python
1 2 (66.67%) Scala
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cloudera
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) VMware