The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for SOA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Hampshire / Basingstoke
Rank 29 37 20
Rank change year-on-year +8 -17  
Contract jobs citing SOA 4 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 1.58% 1.43% 5.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.06% 1.83% 7.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 4
Median daily rate £314 £363 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.37% -17.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £353 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £373 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £440
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £50.39 £35.63
% change year-on-year -15.65% +41.44%  

SOA is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Basingstoke
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 194 218 155
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke 76.68% 77.86% 78.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 118 75
Median daily rate £335 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £275 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 7 8
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.44% -50.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.75 £11.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £82.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend in Basingstoke

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Basingstoke citing SOA as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for SOA in Basingstoke

SOA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SOA in Basingstoke.

Contractor daily rate trend for SOA in Basingstoke

SOA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SOA in Basingstoke over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SOA in Basingstoke

SOA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SOA in Basingstoke.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SOA in Basingstoke

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, 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 Basingstoke region with a requirement for SOA.

1 6 (75.00%) Web Services
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) CSS
3 3 (37.50%) REST
4 2 (25.00%) SoapUI
4 2 (25.00%) Open Source
4 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (25.00%) WebSphere
4 2 (25.00%) Spring
4 2 (25.00%) Google
4 2 (25.00%) HL7
4 2 (25.00%) GWT
4 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (25.00%) Apache Solr
4 2 (25.00%) SOAP
4 2 (25.00%) Windows
4 2 (25.00%) Java
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) Eclipse
4 2 (25.00%) IBM
4 2 (25.00%) Middleware
4 2 (25.00%) Hibernate
4 2 (25.00%) VMware
4 2 (25.00%) Docker
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke 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 (25.00%) Apache Solr
1 2 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (12.50%) CMS
2 1 (12.50%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (12.50%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (25.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Designer
3 1 (12.50%) Integration Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Lead Developer
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Security Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Security Designer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Sitecore Developer
3 1 (12.50%) SOA Architect
3 1 (12.50%) SOA Designer
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Tester
3 1 (12.50%) TIBCO Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) Web Services
2 3 (37.50%) CSS
2 3 (37.50%) REST
3 2 (25.00%) GWT
3 2 (25.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (25.00%) Middleware
3 2 (25.00%) SOAP
3 2 (25.00%) Spring
4 1 (12.50%) .NET
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (12.50%) CSS3
4 1 (12.50%) HTML
4 1 (12.50%) HTML5
4 1 (12.50%) jQuery
4 1 (12.50%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Open Source
2 2 (25.00%) Smoke Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (12.50%) Build Automation
3 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Information Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) MVC
3 1 (12.50%) Network Design
3 1 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) Software Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) SOLID
3 1 (12.50%) Web Development
3 1 (12.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Java
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Google
1 2 (25.00%) IBM
1 2 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) Sitecore
2 1 (12.50%) TIBCO