The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Winchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 26 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SOA 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 3.27% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.73% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate £356 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £456 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.22% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -
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 Winchester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Winchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
134 55 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 87.58% 85.94% 86.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 33 31
Average daily rate £375 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 4
Average hourly rate £10.00 £38.75 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.19% +210.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Winchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SOA across the Winchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Winchester

SOA
Daily Rate Trend in Winchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SOA across the Winchester region.

SOA Daily Rate Trend in Winchester

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Winchester

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Winchester 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 12 (85.71%) Oracle
2 8 (57.14%) JBoss
2 8 (57.14%) Middleware
2 8 (57.14%) Selenium
3 7 (50.00%) Functional Testing
4 5 (35.71%) Oracle Database
4 5 (35.71%) SoapUI
4 5 (35.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 5 (35.71%) Software Testing
4 5 (35.71%) JIRA
4 5 (35.71%) Waterfall
4 5 (35.71%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (35.71%) Remedy
4 5 (35.71%) Oracle Database 10g
4 5 (35.71%) Telecoms
4 5 (35.71%) PeopleSoft
5 4 (28.57%) JUnit
5 4 (28.57%) Java
5 4 (28.57%) ETL
5 4 (28.57%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (28.57%) Unit Testing
5 4 (28.57%) Integration Testing
5 4 (28.57%) Test Management
5 4 (28.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (28.57%) System Testing
5 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (28.57%) ActiveMQ
5 4 (28.57%) Spring
5 4 (28.57%) ISTQB

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Winchester by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Winchester 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 8 (57.14%) JBoss
2 5 (35.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (21.43%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (14.29%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (14.29%) Tomcat
5 1 (7.14%) Apache
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle 10gAS
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle Database
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (57.14%) Selenium
2 5 (35.71%) JIRA
2 5 (35.71%) SoapUI
3 4 (28.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (28.57%) Cucumber
3 4 (28.57%) Gradle
3 4 (28.57%) JUnit
3 4 (28.57%) WebDriver
4 3 (21.43%) Artifactory
4 3 (21.43%) Checkstyle
4 3 (21.43%) FindBugs
5 2 (14.29%) Subversion
General
1 5 (35.71%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.14%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Developer
1 8 (57.14%) SOA Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Test Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Oracle Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Oracle SOA Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) Middleware
2 4 (28.57%) ActiveMQ
2 4 (28.57%) Apache Camel
2 4 (28.57%) Spring
3 2 (14.29%) Entity Framework
3 2 (14.29%) Hibernate
3 2 (14.29%) NHibernate
3 2 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 5 (35.71%) Software Testing
2 5 (35.71%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (35.71%) Waterfall
3 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (28.57%) Change Control
3 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (28.57%) ETL
3 4 (28.57%) Integration Testing
3 4 (28.57%) Mentoring
3 4 (28.57%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 4 (28.57%) System Testing
3 4 (28.57%) Test Management
3 4 (28.57%) Test Strategy
3 4 (28.57%) Unit Testing
3 4 (28.57%) V-Model
4 3 (21.43%) Defect Management
4 3 (21.43%) ITIL
4 3 (21.43%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) Java
2 3 (21.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) ISTQB
1 4 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (21.43%) OCP
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) Oracle
2 5 (35.71%) PeopleSoft
2 5 (35.71%) Remedy
3 1 (7.14%) Ericsson
3 1 (7.14%) Huawei
3 1 (7.14%) Nokia