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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 29 - 36
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SOA 16 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 4.38% - 2.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.73% - 3.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 4
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£413 - £595
90% offered a daily rate of more than £371 - £550
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 - £640
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £385 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.38% -3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £29.50 £32.05
% change year-on-year
-22.03% -7.95%
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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
279 223 221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 76.44% 66.97% 70.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 154 110
Average daily rate £365 £355 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.81% +4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £257 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 19 41
Average hourly rate £42.50 £17.50 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+142.85% -31.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.65 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 22 August 2014.

SOA Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 19 (63.33%) Oracle
2 11 (36.67%) WebLogic
3 10 (33.33%) SQL
3 10 (33.33%) Scrum
4 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (30.00%) Linux
4 9 (30.00%) Middleware
4 9 (30.00%) Puppet
5 8 (26.67%) Jenkins
6 7 (23.33%) TDD
6 7 (23.33%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (23.33%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (23.33%) DevOps
7 6 (20.00%) Oracle Linux
7 6 (20.00%) Web Services
7 6 (20.00%) Java
8 5 (16.67%) J2EE
8 5 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
8 5 (16.67%) Eclipse
8 5 (16.67%) Oracle EBS R12
8 5 (16.67%) BPEL
8 5 (16.67%) Maven
8 5 (16.67%) Software Engineering
8 5 (16.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 5 (16.67%) WebCenter
8 5 (16.67%) Network Architecture
8 5 (16.67%) Software Architecture
8 5 (16.67%) Vagrant
8 5 (16.67%) Oracle Database
9 4 (13.33%) Spring

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 11 (36.67%) WebLogic
2 5 (16.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (13.33%) WebSphere
4 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.33%) Apache
5 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
5 1 (3.33%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (3.33%) ATG Dynamo
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle BPEL
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle Spatial
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (3.33%) K2 blackpearl
5 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Photoshop
1 1 (3.33%) MS Office
1 1 (3.33%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (16.67%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (23.33%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (16.67%) Oracle Database
3 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (3.33%) MySQL
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.33%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 8 (26.67%) Jenkins
2 5 (16.67%) Eclipse
2 5 (16.67%) Maven
3 4 (13.33%) Git (software)
4 3 (10.00%) Visual Studio
5 2 (6.67%) Cucumber
5 2 (6.67%) Subversion
5 2 (6.67%) Ant
6 1 (3.33%) JUnit
6 1 (3.33%) JDeveloper
6 1 (3.33%) JIRA
6 1 (3.33%) Selenium
6 1 (3.33%) FitNesse
6 1 (3.33%) NUnit
6 1 (3.33%) SoapUI
6 1 (3.33%) Robotium
6 1 (3.33%) QUnit
General
1 1 (3.33%) Retail
1 1 (3.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Architect
2 6 (20.00%) Developer
3 5 (16.67%) Technical Architect
4 3 (10.00%) Software Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Java Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Designer
5 2 (6.67%) Team Leader
5 2 (6.67%) Web Team Leader
5 2 (6.67%) J2EE Team Leader
5 2 (6.67%) Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Test Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.33%) SOA Architect
6 1 (3.33%) SOA Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Oracle Architect
6 1 (3.33%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (30.00%) Middleware
2 6 (20.00%) Web Services
3 5 (16.67%) J2EE
3 5 (16.67%) WebCenter
4 4 (13.33%) Spring
4 4 (13.33%) .NET
4 4 (13.33%) SOAP
5 3 (10.00%) XML
6 2 (6.67%) REST
6 2 (6.67%) LAMP
6 2 (6.67%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 2 (6.67%) Spring MVC
6 2 (6.67%) Java EE
6 2 (6.67%) HTML
6 2 (6.67%) XSD
6 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET
7 1 (3.33%) EJB
7 1 (3.33%) CSS
7 1 (3.33%) JSP
7 1 (3.33%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.33%) Taxonomies
1 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (3.33%) Open Source
1 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (30.00%) Linux
2 6 (20.00%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (3.33%) UNIX
3 1 (3.33%) Android
3 1 (3.33%) CentOS
3 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) Scrum
2 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (23.33%) TDD
3 7 (23.33%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (23.33%) DevOps
4 5 (16.67%) BPEL
4 5 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 5 (16.67%) Network Architecture
4 5 (16.67%) Software Architecture
5 4 (13.33%) MVC
5 4 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (13.33%) Test Automation
5 4 (13.33%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (10.00%) Configuration Management
6 3 (10.00%) Unit Testing
6 3 (10.00%) User Stories
7 2 (6.67%) Integration Testing
7 2 (6.67%) Workflow
7 2 (6.67%) Migration
7 2 (6.67%) OO
Programming Languages
1 10 (33.33%) SQL
2 6 (20.00%) Java
3 3 (10.00%) C#
3 3 (10.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (6.67%) Bash Shell
4 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.67%) PHP
5 1 (3.33%) Python
5 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.33%) ECMAScript
5 1 (3.33%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) ISEB
2 1 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.33%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 4 (13.33%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (6.67%) vSphere
2 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (30.00%) Puppet
2 5 (16.67%) Vagrant
3 3 (10.00%) YUM
Vendors
1 19 (63.33%) Oracle
2 2 (6.67%) VMware
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.67%) JBoss
3 1 (3.33%) SAP
3 1 (3.33%) Adobe
3 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.33%) TIBCO
3 1 (3.33%) webMethods
3 1 (3.33%) ATG
3 1 (3.33%) Nintex
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