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 3 months to 30 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.

Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 72 58
Rank change year-on-year -17 -14  
Contract jobs citing SOA 24 54 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.27% 2.43% 2.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.59% 3.04% 3.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 33 39
Median daily rate £485 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £332 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £465 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £42.50 - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £50.20 £35.63
% change year-on-year -15.33% +40.89%  

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 Hampshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1507 1779 1763
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 79.61% 79.92% 81.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 914 1200 1013
Median daily rate £425 £375 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -2.59%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 68 83
Median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.84% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.89 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire 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 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 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Havant - 7 £485 -
Basingstoke +2 3 £426 +17.44%
Aldershot - 2 £563 -
Portsmouth - 2 £563 -
Winchester +1 1 - -
Southampton -4 1 £475 +11.76%
Fareham -12 1 - - 1
SOA
South East

For the 6 months to 30 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for SOA.

1 16 (33.33%) Oracle
1 16 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 15 (31.25%) Middleware
3 14 (29.17%) SC Cleared
3 14 (29.17%) Security Cleared
4 13 (27.08%) REST
5 12 (25.00%) Oracle Fusion
6 11 (22.92%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (22.92%) Linux
7 10 (20.83%) Windows
7 10 (20.83%) Configuration Management
8 9 (18.75%) AIX
8 9 (18.75%) Web Services
8 9 (18.75%) Java
8 9 (18.75%) CRM
9 8 (16.67%) Siebel
10 7 (14.58%) Data Modelling
10 7 (14.58%) SOAP
10 7 (14.58%) Oracle Database
10 7 (14.58%) Docker
11 6 (12.50%) Git (software)
11 6 (12.50%) E-business
11 6 (12.50%) TOGAF
11 6 (12.50%) SQL
11 6 (12.50%) XML
11 6 (12.50%) HTML
11 6 (12.50%) UML
12 5 (10.42%) ITIL
12 5 (10.42%) TDD
12 5 (10.42%) Spring

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 16 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (8.33%) Oracle Service Bus
3 3 (6.25%) WebLogic
3 3 (6.25%) WebSphere
4 2 (4.17%) Apache Solr
5 1 (2.08%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.08%) CMS
5 1 (2.08%) Confluence
5 1 (2.08%) JBoss
5 1 (2.08%) MS Project Server
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (2.08%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (2.08%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
5 1 (2.08%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.08%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Oracle Utilities
2 2 (4.17%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (2.08%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.08%) Office 365
2 1 (2.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.33%) HTTP
2 3 (6.25%) DVB
3 1 (2.08%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (2.08%) Firewall
3 1 (2.08%) NetScaler
3 1 (2.08%) SSL
3 1 (2.08%) VPN
3 1 (2.08%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.58%) Oracle Database
2 5 (10.42%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (8.33%) NoSQL
4 3 (6.25%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 4 (8.33%) ClearCase
2 4 (8.33%) Jenkins
2 4 (8.33%) SoapUI
3 3 (6.25%) Selenium
3 3 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (4.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (4.17%) Eclipse
4 2 (4.17%) Gradle
4 2 (4.17%) JUnit
4 2 (4.17%) Maven
4 2 (4.17%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (2.08%) Ant
5 1 (2.08%) Checkstyle
5 1 (2.08%) FindBugs
5 1 (2.08%) JIRA
5 1 (2.08%) Mockito
5 1 (2.08%) QUnit
5 1 (2.08%) Spock
5 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (8.33%) Retail
2 3 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.17%) Finance
4 1 (2.08%) Back Office
4 1 (2.08%) Billing
4 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.08%) Military
Job Titles
1 14 (29.17%) Architect
2 10 (20.83%) Developer
3 7 (14.58%) DBA
4 5 (10.42%) Oracle DBA
4 5 (10.42%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (10.42%) Systems Architect
5 4 (8.33%) Consultant
5 4 (8.33%) Designer
5 4 (8.33%) Oracle Applications DBA
5 4 (8.33%) SOA Architect
6 3 (6.25%) Middleware Consultant
6 3 (6.25%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Senior DBA
6 3 (6.25%) Senior Oracle DBA
6 3 (6.25%) Software Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Solutions Designer
6 3 (6.25%) Technical Architect
6 3 (6.25%) Technical Developer
6 3 (6.25%) UML Architect
7 2 (4.17%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (31.25%) Middleware
2 13 (27.08%) REST
3 12 (25.00%) Oracle Fusion
4 9 (18.75%) Web Services
5 7 (14.58%) SOAP
6 6 (12.50%) HTML
6 6 (12.50%) XML
7 5 (10.42%) Spring
8 4 (8.33%) .NET
8 4 (8.33%) HTML5
8 4 (8.33%) J2EE
9 3 (6.25%) CSS
9 3 (6.25%) JSON
9 3 (6.25%) Node.js
9 3 (6.25%) RESTful
9 3 (6.25%) WSDL
9 3 (6.25%) XSD
10 2 (4.17%) Dojo
10 2 (4.17%) GWT
10 2 (4.17%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (6.25%) Digital TV
1 3 (6.25%) MPEG
1 3 (6.25%) STB
2 2 (4.17%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.17%) User Experience
2 2 (4.17%) Web 2.0
3 1 (2.08%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.08%) CMDB
3 1 (2.08%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (2.08%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.08%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.08%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.08%) PKI
3 1 (2.08%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.08%) Social Media
3 1 (2.08%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.92%) Linux
2 10 (20.83%) Windows
3 9 (18.75%) AIX
4 3 (6.25%) Unix
5 2 (4.17%) CentOS
5 2 (4.17%) Ubuntu
5 2 (4.17%) Windows Server
5 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.92%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (20.83%) Configuration Management
3 9 (18.75%) CRM
4 7 (14.58%) Data Modelling
5 6 (12.50%) E-business
5 6 (12.50%) TOGAF
5 6 (12.50%) UML
6 5 (10.42%) ITIL
6 5 (10.42%) TDD
7 4 (8.33%) Data Management
7 4 (8.33%) E-Commerce
7 4 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (8.33%) MVC
7 4 (8.33%) Scrum
7 4 (8.33%) Software Engineering
7 4 (8.33%) Test Strategy
8 3 (6.25%) DevOps
8 3 (6.25%) Master Data Management
8 3 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (6.25%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.75%) Java
2 6 (12.50%) SQL
3 4 (8.33%) C
4 3 (6.25%) C#
4 3 (6.25%) C++
4 3 (6.25%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.17%) Bash Shell
5 2 (4.17%) Perl
5 2 (4.17%) Python
6 1 (2.08%) Groovy
6 1 (2.08%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.08%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (29.17%) SC Cleared
1 14 (29.17%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.33%) Degree
3 1 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) HL7
2 1 (2.08%) QA
2 1 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (14.58%) Docker
2 3 (6.25%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (6.25%) vSphere
3 2 (4.17%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (2.08%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle Clusterware
4 1 (2.08%) XenApp
4 1 (2.08%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (6.25%) Oracle Identity Management
2 2 (4.17%) Puppet
3 1 (2.08%) Ansible
3 1 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.08%) SCCM
3 1 (2.08%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (33.33%) Oracle
2 8 (16.67%) Siebel
3 3 (6.25%) Google
3 3 (6.25%) IBM
3 3 (6.25%) Veritas
3 3 (6.25%) VMware
4 2 (4.17%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.17%) SaltStack
5 1 (2.08%) ATG
5 1 (2.08%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.08%) Cisco
5 1 (2.08%) Citrix
5 1 (2.08%) Palo Alto
5 1 (2.08%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.08%) Remedy
5 1 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.08%) SAP
5 1 (2.08%) Sitecore
5 1 (2.08%) TIBCO
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