Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 108 92 98
Rank change year-on-year -16 +6 -25
Contract jobs citing SOA 56 82 98
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.57% 2.11% 2.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.97% 2.62% 2.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 44 92
Hampshire median daily rate £460 £406 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.23% -9.72% +5.88%
10th Percentile £347 £315 £313
90th Percentile £553 £484 £700
South East median daily rate £480 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +6.67% +2.86% -2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 3
Hampshire median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -11.11% +12.50%
South East median hourly rate £40.00 £44.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -9.09% +3.53% +6.25%

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 2840 3127 3687
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 79.80% 80.32% 82.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1674 2003 2277
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £238 £250 £263
90th Percentile £538 £550 £513
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 163 193
Hampshire median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +40.91% +18.92%
10th Percentile £12.24 £12.50 £12.50
90th Percentile £48.98 £56.75 £48.65
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £26.00 £26.60
% change year-on-year -11.54% -2.26% +52.00%

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 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
Havant +5 19 £485 +7.78%
Basingstoke -15 17 £342 - 1
Portsmouth +2 5 £605 +72.86%
Southampton +9 3 £575 - 1
Winchester +6 3 £375 -6.25%
SOA
South East

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 34 (60.71%) Oracle
1 34 (60.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 23 (41.07%) Java
3 22 (39.29%) Unix
3 22 (39.29%) Middleware
4 21 (37.50%) JavaScript
5 20 (35.71%) Web Services
5 20 (35.71%) Security Cleared
6 19 (33.93%) Linux
6 19 (33.93%) SC Cleared
7 18 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (28.57%) HTML5
8 16 (28.57%) Windows
8 16 (28.57%) HTML
8 16 (28.57%) Oracle Database
9 15 (26.79%) .NET
10 14 (25.00%) Software Engineering
10 14 (25.00%) DevOps
11 11 (19.64%) Scrum
12 10 (17.86%) Data Management
12 10 (17.86%) Oracle Service Bus
12 10 (17.86%) Oracle Fusion
12 10 (17.86%) Data Migration
12 10 (17.86%) Web Development
12 10 (17.86%) Oracle Database 11g
12 10 (17.86%) CSS
12 10 (17.86%) Migration
12 10 (17.86%) Oracle Utilities
12 10 (17.86%) Master Data Management
12 10 (17.86%) Sass

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 34 (60.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 10 (17.86%) Oracle Service Bus
3 4 (7.14%) Apache
3 4 (7.14%) JBoss
3 4 (7.14%) OpenStack
3 4 (7.14%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 10 (17.86%) Oracle Utilities
2 9 (16.07%) Oracle Applications
3 8 (14.29%) Siebel CRM
4 5 (8.93%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (8.93%) IaaS
2 5 (8.93%) PaaS
3 1 (1.79%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.79%) npm
3 1 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.36%) Tactical Data Link
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (28.57%) Oracle Database
2 10 (17.86%) Oracle Database 11g
3 9 (16.07%) Oracle Database 12c
4 5 (8.93%) Hadoop
4 5 (8.93%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.57%) Oracle ODI
5 2 (3.57%) SQL Server
5 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.79%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 8 (14.29%) Eclipse
1 8 (14.29%) JUnit
1 8 (14.29%) Subversion
2 5 (8.93%) Bitbucket
2 5 (8.93%) Jenkins
2 5 (8.93%) JIRA
3 1 (1.79%) Babel
3 1 (1.79%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.79%) XMLSpy
General
1 3 (5.36%) Military
2 2 (3.57%) Electronics
2 2 (3.57%) Finance
3 1 (1.79%) Marketing
3 1 (1.79%) Retail
3 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (39.29%) Developer
2 10 (17.86%) DBA
2 10 (17.86%) Oracle DBA
3 9 (16.07%) Web Developer
4 8 (14.29%) Architect
4 8 (14.29%) Java Developer
5 5 (8.93%) Administrator
5 5 (8.93%) Consultant
5 5 (8.93%) Development Consultant
5 5 (8.93%) SAP Consultant
5 5 (8.93%) SAP Mobile Consultant
5 5 (8.93%) SOA Developer
5 5 (8.93%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (7.14%) Applications Architect
6 4 (7.14%) Oracle Applications DBA
6 4 (7.14%) Senior DBA
6 4 (7.14%) Senior Oracle DBA
7 3 (5.36%) Applications Developer
7 3 (5.36%) Software Developer
8 2 (3.57%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (39.29%) Middleware
2 20 (35.71%) Web Services
3 16 (28.57%) HTML
3 16 (28.57%) HTML5
4 15 (26.79%) .NET
5 10 (17.86%) CSS
5 10 (17.86%) CSS3
5 10 (17.86%) LESS
5 10 (17.86%) Oracle Fusion
5 10 (17.86%) Sass
6 8 (14.29%) Apache Axis
6 8 (14.29%) Hibernate
6 8 (14.29%) J2SE
6 8 (14.29%) Java RMI
6 8 (14.29%) Swing
7 7 (12.50%) XML
8 5 (8.93%) ActiveMQ
8 5 (8.93%) Apache Cordova
8 5 (8.93%) SOAP
8 5 (8.93%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.71%) User Experience
2 5 (8.93%) Blackberry
2 5 (8.93%) Mobile App
3 3 (5.36%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.57%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.79%) Mobile Computing
5 1 (1.79%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 22 (39.29%) Unix
2 19 (33.93%) Linux
3 16 (28.57%) Windows
4 9 (16.07%) AIX
5 5 (8.93%) Android
5 5 (8.93%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (25.00%) DevOps
2 14 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 11 (19.64%) Scrum
4 10 (17.86%) Data Management
4 10 (17.86%) Data Migration
4 10 (17.86%) Master Data Management
4 10 (17.86%) Migration
4 10 (17.86%) Web Development
5 9 (16.07%) WFM
6 8 (14.29%) CRM
6 8 (14.29%) Data Protection
6 8 (14.29%) Front End Development
6 8 (14.29%) OO
6 8 (14.29%) OOD
7 6 (10.71%) TDD
8 5 (8.93%) Microservices
8 5 (8.93%) Mobile Development
8 5 (8.93%) Open Source
8 5 (8.93%) UML
Programming Languages
1 23 (41.07%) Java
2 21 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 6 (10.71%) SQL
4 2 (3.57%) C#
5 1 (1.79%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 19 (33.93%) SC Cleared
3 8 (14.29%) Degree
4 2 (3.57%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.36%) JSP 440
System Software
1 9 (16.07%) Oracle RAC
2 8 (14.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (14.29%) Oracle Identity Management
2 5 (8.93%) Ambari
2 5 (8.93%) Puppet
2 5 (8.93%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 34 (60.71%) Oracle
2 9 (16.07%) Microsoft
2 9 (16.07%) Veritas
3 8 (14.29%) Siebel
3 8 (14.29%) Software AG
3 8 (14.29%) webMethods
4 6 (10.71%) SAP
5 5 (8.93%) IBM
5 5 (8.93%) Sybase
6 4 (7.14%) Citrix
6 4 (7.14%) MuleSoft
6 4 (7.14%) WSO2
7 1 (1.79%) FNZ
7 1 (1.79%) Google