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 23 June 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.

Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Hampshire / Basingstoke
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 - 33
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing SOA 10 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 2.62% - 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.01% - 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Median daily rate £342 - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £470 £450
% change year-on-year +6.38% +4.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £40.60
% change year-on-year -11.11% +10.83%  

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 332 223 178
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke 87.14% 69.69% 82.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 105 111
Median daily rate £356 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.23% +9.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £702 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 12 5
Median hourly rate £35.00 £17.45 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.57% +16.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £15.98 £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £27.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SOA in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 11 (78.57%) Web Services
2 8 (57.14%) Java
2 8 (57.14%) Middleware
2 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (57.14%) Security Cleared
3 7 (50.00%) Docker
3 7 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 7 (50.00%) Scrum
3 7 (50.00%) Linux
4 6 (42.86%) IBM
4 6 (42.86%) Windows
5 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
5 5 (35.71%) Unix
5 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
5 5 (35.71%) .NET
5 5 (35.71%) SOAP
5 5 (35.71%) Software Engineering
5 5 (35.71%) DevOps
5 5 (35.71%) Open Source
6 4 (28.57%) Subversion
6 4 (28.57%) Apache Axis
6 4 (28.57%) Hibernate
6 4 (28.57%) JUnit
6 4 (28.57%) XSLT
6 4 (28.57%) OO
6 4 (28.57%) Software AG
6 4 (28.57%) Swing
6 4 (28.57%) J2SE
6 4 (28.57%) Java RMI
6 4 (28.57%) OOD

SOA
Co-occurring 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 3 (21.43%) Apache
1 3 (21.43%) JBoss
1 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
2 2 (14.29%) Apache Solr
2 2 (14.29%) OpenStack
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (14.29%) WebSphere
3 1 (7.14%) CMS
3 1 (7.14%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) IaaS
1 2 (14.29%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Tactical Data Link
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Eclipse
1 4 (28.57%) JUnit
1 4 (28.57%) Subversion
2 2 (14.29%) SoapUI
3 1 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
3 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
3 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (14.29%) Electronics
2 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.14%) Military
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Java Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Architect
3 3 (21.43%) Software Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Applications Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Applications Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Java Software Developer
4 2 (14.29%) SOA Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (7.14%) .NET Applications Developer
5 1 (7.14%) .NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Applications Support
5 1 (7.14%) Lead Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Middleware Developer
5 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Sitecore Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Systems Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (78.57%) Web Services
2 8 (57.14%) Middleware
3 5 (35.71%) .NET
3 5 (35.71%) SOAP
4 4 (28.57%) Apache Axis
4 4 (28.57%) Hibernate
4 4 (28.57%) J2SE
4 4 (28.57%) Java RMI
4 4 (28.57%) Swing
4 4 (28.57%) XSLT
5 3 (21.43%) IBM Integration Bus
5 3 (21.43%) Lucene
5 3 (21.43%) REST
6 2 (14.29%) XML
7 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
7 1 (7.14%) CSS
7 1 (7.14%) CSS3
7 1 (7.14%) HTML
7 1 (7.14%) jQuery
7 1 (7.14%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Linux
2 6 (42.86%) Windows
3 5 (35.71%) Unix
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) Scrum
3 5 (35.71%) DevOps
3 5 (35.71%) Open Source
3 5 (35.71%) Software Engineering
4 4 (28.57%) OO
4 4 (28.57%) OOD
5 3 (21.43%) Microservices
5 3 (21.43%) UML
5 3 (21.43%) Unit Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Creative Problem-Solving
6 2 (14.29%) Smoke Testing
6 2 (14.29%) TDD
6 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
6 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
6 2 (14.29%) Test Strategy
7 1 (7.14%) MODAF
7 1 (7.14%) MVC
7 1 (7.14%) Web Development
7 1 (7.14%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) Java
2 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 7 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) JSP 440
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) IBM
2 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
3 4 (28.57%) Software AG
3 4 (28.57%) webMethods
4 3 (21.43%) MuleSoft
4 3 (21.43%) WSO2
5 2 (14.29%) Citrix
5 2 (14.29%) Oracle
5 2 (14.29%) VMware
6 1 (7.14%) Sitecore