Period
to 21 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for SOA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SOA over the 6 months to 21 August 2018 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)
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 116 108 89
Rank change year-on-year -8 -19 +2
Contract jobs citing SOA 62 54 99
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.69% 1.51% 2.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.02% 1.83% 2.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 30 66
Hampshire median daily rate £475 £485 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.06% +21.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £383 £342 £314
90th Percentile £538 £575 £483
South East median daily rate £475 £461 £450
% change year-on-year +2.98% +2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 4
Hampshire median hourly rate £28.00 £40.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.00% -20.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £26.50 £40.00 £39.75
90th Percentile £29.50 £45.00 £57.50
South East median hourly rate £31.50 £40.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -21.25% -11.11% +53.85%

SOA is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Hampshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,072 2,943 3,385
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 83.68% 82.55% 81.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,815 1,747 2,194
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +0.63% +6.00%
10th Percentile £293 £250 £263
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £430 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +3.61% +3.75% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 154 182
Hampshire median hourly rate £35.00 £35.75 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.10% -4.67% +66.67%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.30 £12.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £56.75
South East median hourly rate £24.50 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +22.50% -11.11% -

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

Job postings citing SOA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hampshire.

Job vacancy trend for SOA in Hampshire

SOA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SOA in Hampshire

SOA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SOA in Hampshire over the 6 months to 21 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SOA in Hampshire

SOA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SOA in Hampshire

SOA
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the Hampshire region over the 6 months to 21 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hook - 10 £488 -
Havant -6 7 £468 -3.61%
Winchester -10 5 £398 +6.00%
Basingstoke +2 4 £347 +1.43% 3
Portsmouth -11 4 £475 -21.49%
Southampton -15 1 £475 -20.83% 3
Fareham - 1 £475 -
Fleet - 1 £400 - 1
SOA
South East

For the 6 months to 21 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SOA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Hampshire region with a requirement for SOA.

1 46 (74.19%) Middleware
2 45 (72.58%) Oracle
2 45 (72.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 39 (62.90%) Oracle Database
4 35 (56.45%) Oracle Fusion
5 34 (54.84%) Linux
6 33 (53.23%) Oracle Database 11g
6 33 (53.23%) Oracle Service Bus
7 25 (40.32%) XML
8 23 (37.10%) Oracle ODI
9 22 (35.48%) Oracle Database 12c
9 22 (35.48%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
9 22 (35.48%) Oracle BI EE
9 22 (35.48%) Web Services
9 22 (35.48%) Oracle Forms
9 22 (35.48%) Oracle Reports
10 21 (33.87%) CRM
10 21 (33.87%) Java
11 20 (32.26%) Clustering
11 20 (32.26%) Siebel
11 20 (32.26%) Root Cause Analysis
11 20 (32.26%) Siebel CRM
12 19 (30.65%) AIX
13 18 (29.03%) SOAP
13 18 (29.03%) Oracle Applications
14 17 (27.42%) OO
14 17 (27.42%) SoapUI
14 17 (27.42%) Master Data Management
14 17 (27.42%) Oracle Utilities
14 17 (27.42%) WFM

SOA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 45 (72.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 33 (53.23%) Oracle Service Bus
3 12 (19.35%) WebLogic
4 3 (4.84%) JBoss
5 2 (3.23%) Apache
5 2 (3.23%) Apache Spark
5 2 (3.23%) CMS
5 2 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (3.23%) GlassFish
5 2 (3.23%) Jupyter
5 2 (3.23%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (3.23%) WebSphere
5 2 (3.23%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.61%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (1.61%) FileNet
6 1 (1.61%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 20 (32.26%) Siebel CRM
2 18 (29.03%) Oracle Applications
3 17 (27.42%) Oracle Utilities
4 3 (4.84%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (3.23%) SAP ERP
5 2 (3.23%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.84%) OpenShift
3 2 (3.23%) Boomi
3 2 (3.23%) npm
4 1 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.61%) Mimecast
4 1 (1.61%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.23%) DAB
2 1 (1.61%) Network Security
2 1 (1.61%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (62.90%) Oracle Database
2 33 (53.23%) Oracle Database 11g
3 23 (37.10%) Oracle ODI
4 22 (35.48%) Oracle BI EE
4 22 (35.48%) Oracle Database 12c
4 22 (35.48%) Oracle Reports
5 10 (16.13%) MySQL
5 10 (16.13%) RDBMS
5 10 (16.13%) Relational Database
6 6 (9.68%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (8.06%) Hadoop
8 3 (4.84%) SQL Server
9 1 (1.61%) DB2
9 1 (1.61%) SAP HANA
9 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 22 (35.48%) Oracle Forms
2 17 (27.42%) SoapUI
3 16 (25.81%) XMLSpy
4 14 (22.58%) Eclipse
4 14 (22.58%) JUnit
4 14 (22.58%) Subversion
5 13 (20.97%) Git (software)
5 13 (20.97%) Maven
6 12 (19.35%) IntelliJ
7 11 (17.74%) Cucumber
8 4 (6.45%) Bitbucket
8 4 (6.45%) Jenkins
9 3 (4.84%) JIRA
10 2 (3.23%) Babel
11 1 (1.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (1.61%) Moq
11 1 (1.61%) ReSharper
11 1 (1.61%) Rhino Mocks
11 1 (1.61%) Sonatype Nexus
11 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (9.68%) Telecoms
2 5 (8.06%) Finance
3 2 (3.23%) Back Office
4 1 (1.61%) Banking
4 1 (1.61%) Billing
4 1 (1.61%) Electronics
4 1 (1.61%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (33.87%) DBA
1 21 (33.87%) Oracle DBA
2 18 (29.03%) Developer
3 14 (22.58%) Java Developer
4 13 (20.97%) Oracle Applications DBA
5 12 (19.35%) Architect
6 7 (11.29%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (9.68%) Oracle Developer
8 5 (8.06%) Java Middleware Developer
8 5 (8.06%) Lead Developer
8 5 (8.06%) Lead Java Developer
8 5 (8.06%) Middleware Developer
8 5 (8.06%) WebLogic Developer
9 4 (6.45%) Middleware Architect
10 3 (4.84%) Analyst
10 3 (4.84%) Applications Support
10 3 (4.84%) Consultant
10 3 (4.84%) Senior Developer
10 3 (4.84%) Senior Java Developer
10 3 (4.84%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (74.19%) Middleware
2 35 (56.45%) Oracle Fusion
3 25 (40.32%) XML
4 22 (35.48%) Web Services
5 18 (29.03%) SOAP
6 16 (25.81%) REST
6 16 (25.81%) WSDL
6 16 (25.81%) XSD
7 15 (24.19%) J2EE
7 15 (24.19%) Spring
8 14 (22.58%) EJB
8 14 (22.58%) JMS
8 14 (22.58%) JSON
9 12 (19.35%) Java EE
9 12 (19.35%) Java EE 5
9 12 (19.35%) JAXB
9 12 (19.35%) JAX-WS
9 12 (19.35%) JNDI
9 12 (19.35%) RESTful
9 12 (19.35%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 20 (32.26%) Clustering
2 16 (25.81%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (9.68%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.23%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.61%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.61%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.61%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.61%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 34 (54.84%) Linux
2 19 (30.65%) AIX
3 15 (24.19%) Unix
4 2 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (33.87%) CRM
2 20 (32.26%) Root Cause Analysis
3 17 (27.42%) Master Data Management
3 17 (27.42%) OO
3 17 (27.42%) WFM
4 14 (22.58%) TDD
5 11 (17.74%) BDD
6 8 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (9.68%) Data Modelling
7 6 (9.68%) DevOps
7 6 (9.68%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (6.45%) EAI
8 4 (6.45%) Information Management
8 4 (6.45%) Test Strategy
8 4 (6.45%) UML
9 2 (3.23%) Artificial Intelligence
9 2 (3.23%) OOA/OOD
9 2 (3.23%) OOD
9 2 (3.23%) Unified Process
9 2 (3.23%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 22 (35.48%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
2 21 (33.87%) Java
3 7 (11.29%) SQL
4 5 (8.06%) JavaScript
5 4 (6.45%) C#
6 2 (3.23%) ABAP
6 2 (3.23%) PL/SQL
6 2 (3.23%) Python
7 1 (1.61%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.61%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 9 (14.52%) SC Cleared
1 9 (14.52%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.45%) Degree
3 1 (1.61%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.61%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.61%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.06%) SLA
2 2 (3.23%) PMO
3 1 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.84%) Docker
2 2 (3.23%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (4.84%) Ambari
1 3 (4.84%) Puppet
1 3 (4.84%) ZABBIX
2 2 (3.23%) Kibana
2 2 (3.23%) logstash
2 2 (3.23%) MOM
2 2 (3.23%) SCOM
2 2 (3.23%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 45 (72.58%) Oracle
2 20 (32.26%) Siebel
3 2 (3.23%) Dell
3 2 (3.23%) Remedy
3 2 (3.23%) SAP
3 2 (3.23%) Sitecore
3 2 (3.23%) Software AG
4 1 (1.61%) Adobe
4 1 (1.61%) Amdocs
4 1 (1.61%) Fujitsu
4 1 (1.61%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.61%) NetCracker
4 1 (1.61%) Pega
4 1 (1.61%) Progress
4 1 (1.61%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.61%) Splunk
4 1 (1.61%) webMethods