The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Southampton region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 25 35 33
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -2
Contract jobs citing SOA 18 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 5.26% 0.65% 2.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.74% 1.05% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 1 1
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£400 £500 £640
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -21.87%
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.50 £32.10
% change year-on-year
+22.80% -11.21%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
267 191 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 78.07% 61.81% 67.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 115 83
Average daily rate £370 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.22% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 17 41
Average hourly rate £42.50 £20.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+112.50% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £11.38 £9.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.25 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -
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Hampshire

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 July 2014.

SOA Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 20 (71.43%) Oracle
2 11 (39.29%) WebLogic
3 10 (35.71%) SQL
3 10 (35.71%) Linux
3 10 (35.71%) Scrum
4 9 (32.14%) Middleware
4 9 (32.14%) Puppet
5 8 (28.57%) Jenkins
6 7 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (25.00%) Oracle Linux
6 7 (25.00%) DevOps
7 6 (21.43%) TDD
7 6 (21.43%) Web Services
8 5 (17.86%) Java
8 5 (17.86%) Oracle EBS
8 5 (17.86%) BPEL
8 5 (17.86%) Software Engineering
8 5 (17.86%) Oracle EBS R12
8 5 (17.86%) WebCenter
8 5 (17.86%) Network Architecture
8 5 (17.86%) Software Architecture
8 5 (17.86%) Vagrant
8 5 (17.86%) Oracle Database
8 5 (17.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 4 (14.29%) Git (software)
9 4 (14.29%) Test Automation
9 4 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
9 4 (14.29%) WebSphere

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (39.29%) WebLogic
2 5 (17.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (14.29%) WebSphere
4 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.57%) Apache
5 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
5 1 (3.57%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (3.57%) ATG Dynamo
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle BPEL
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle Spatial
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (3.57%) K2 blackpearl
5 1 (3.57%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Photoshop
1 1 (3.57%) MS Office
1 1 (3.57%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (17.86%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (17.86%) Oracle Database
3 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (3.57%) MySQL
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.57%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 4 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 3 (10.71%) Visual Studio
3 3 (10.71%) Eclipse
4 2 (7.14%) Subversion
4 2 (7.14%) Cucumber
4 2 (7.14%) Maven
5 1 (3.57%) Ant
5 1 (3.57%) JUnit
5 1 (3.57%) JDeveloper
5 1 (3.57%) FitNesse
5 1 (3.57%) JIRA
5 1 (3.57%) NUnit
5 1 (3.57%) Robotium
5 1 (3.57%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (3.57%) Back Office
1 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Architect
2 5 (17.86%) Developer
2 5 (17.86%) Technical Architect
3 4 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Software Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Designer
5 2 (7.14%) Java Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Test Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.57%) C# Software Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Oracle Architect
6 1 (3.57%) SharePoint Specialist
6 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Designer
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (32.14%) Middleware
2 6 (21.43%) Web Services
3 5 (17.86%) WebCenter
4 4 (14.29%) .NET
5 3 (10.71%) J2EE
5 3 (10.71%) Spring
5 3 (10.71%) SOAP
6 2 (7.14%) REST
6 2 (7.14%) Java EE
6 2 (7.14%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 2 (7.14%) XML
6 2 (7.14%) XSD
6 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET
7 1 (3.57%) EJB
7 1 (3.57%) CSS
7 1 (3.57%) JSP
7 1 (3.57%) Servlets
7 1 (3.57%) HTML
7 1 (3.57%) jQuery
7 1 (3.57%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) Open Source
1 1 (3.57%) Taxonomies
1 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
1 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (35.71%) Linux
2 7 (25.00%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (3.57%) UNIX
3 1 (3.57%) Android
3 1 (3.57%) CentOS
3 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) Scrum
2 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (25.00%) DevOps
3 6 (21.43%) TDD
4 5 (17.86%) BPEL
4 5 (17.86%) Software Engineering
4 5 (17.86%) Network Architecture
4 5 (17.86%) Software Architecture
5 4 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 4 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (10.71%) Configuration Management
6 3 (10.71%) Unit Testing
6 3 (10.71%) MVC
6 3 (10.71%) User Stories
7 2 (7.14%) Integration Testing
7 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
7 2 (7.14%) Workflow
7 2 (7.14%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 10 (35.71%) SQL
2 5 (17.86%) Java
3 4 (14.29%) Shell Script
4 3 (10.71%) C#
5 2 (7.14%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.57%) ECMAScript
6 1 (3.57%) Python
6 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) ISEB
1 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
1 1 (3.57%) ISTQB
1 1 (3.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 4 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (10.71%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (32.14%) Puppet
2 5 (17.86%) Vagrant
3 3 (10.71%) YUM
Vendors
1 20 (71.43%) Oracle
2 3 (10.71%) VMware
3 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.14%) JBoss
4 1 (3.57%) SAP
4 1 (3.57%) Adobe
4 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.57%) webMethods
4 1 (3.57%) TIBCO
4 1 (3.57%) ATG
4 1 (3.57%) Nintex
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