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 1 September 2015 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 30 - 14
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SOA 4 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 2.15% - 5.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.56% - 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
Average daily rate
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£450 - £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £435 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +16.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £36.25 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+17.24% +22.88%
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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 Winchester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Winchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
156 42 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 83.87% 72.41% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 27 27
Average daily rate £350 £310 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £293 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £418 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 8
Average hourly rate £37.50 £13.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+188.46% +18.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.52 £25.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+26.29% -15.57%

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 1 September 2015, 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 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle
1 4 (80.00%) JUnit
1 4 (80.00%) SOAP
1 4 (80.00%) Web Services
1 4 (80.00%) XML
1 4 (80.00%) XSD
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
1 4 (80.00%) JBoss
1 4 (80.00%) JMS
1 4 (80.00%) WSDL
1 4 (80.00%) ITSM
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) ActiveMQ
1 4 (80.00%) Maven
1 4 (80.00%) Checkstyle
1 4 (80.00%) JSON
1 4 (80.00%) QA
1 4 (80.00%) Selenium
1 4 (80.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 4 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (80.00%) REST
1 4 (80.00%) FindBugs
1 4 (80.00%) Gradle
1 4 (80.00%) Apache Camel
1 4 (80.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Winchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 4 (80.00%) JBoss
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) JUnit
1 4 (80.00%) Maven
1 4 (80.00%) Checkstyle
1 4 (80.00%) Selenium
1 4 (80.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 4 (80.00%) FindBugs
1 4 (80.00%) Gradle
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
1 4 (80.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (20.00%) SOA Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) SOAP
1 4 (80.00%) Web Services
1 4 (80.00%) XML
1 4 (80.00%) XSD
1 4 (80.00%) JMS
1 4 (80.00%) WSDL
1 4 (80.00%) ActiveMQ
1 4 (80.00%) JSON
1 4 (80.00%) REST
1 4 (80.00%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) ITSM
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
1 4 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft