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 25 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)
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 61 64
Rank change year-on-year -17 +3  
Contract jobs citing SOA 27 51 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.54% 2.60% 2.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.89% 3.25% 3.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 39 42
Median daily rate £485 £450 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.77% +7.46%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £360 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £483 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £470 £450
% change year-on-year +6.38% +4.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 £55.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.27% +22.22%  
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 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 1432 1568 1810
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 81.50% 79.88% 84.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 855 1005 1166
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 78 90
Median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £34.57
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +15.72%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.39 £57.50 £46.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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 25 June 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 25 June 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
Basingstoke - 10 £342 -
Havant +2 4 £485 -1.77%
Portsmouth -4 2 - - 5
Winchester +4 1 - -
SOA
South East

For the 6 months to 25 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for SOA.

1 23 (46.00%) Middleware
2 19 (38.00%) Oracle
2 19 (38.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 17 (34.00%) Linux
4 15 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (28.00%) Unix
5 14 (28.00%) Windows
6 13 (26.00%) Web Services
6 13 (26.00%) Java
6 13 (26.00%) Security Cleared
6 13 (26.00%) Oracle Fusion
6 13 (26.00%) REST
7 12 (24.00%) SC Cleared
7 12 (24.00%) Scrum
8 11 (22.00%) Docker
9 10 (20.00%) Oracle Database
9 10 (20.00%) Degree
9 10 (20.00%) AIX
9 10 (20.00%) UML
10 9 (18.00%) Oracle Service Bus
10 9 (18.00%) DevOps
10 9 (18.00%) Oracle Utilities
11 8 (16.00%) Oracle Database 12c
11 8 (16.00%) SOAP
11 8 (16.00%) TOGAF
12 7 (14.00%) Data Management
12 7 (14.00%) Software Engineering
12 7 (14.00%) Oracle Applications
12 7 (14.00%) CRM
12 7 (14.00%) Veritas

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 19 (38.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 9 (18.00%) Oracle Service Bus
3 5 (10.00%) WebLogic
4 4 (8.00%) JBoss
5 3 (6.00%) Apache
5 3 (6.00%) OpenStack
5 3 (6.00%) SharePoint
6 2 (4.00%) Apache Solr
6 2 (4.00%) WebSphere
7 1 (2.00%) CMS
7 1 (2.00%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 9 (18.00%) Oracle Utilities
2 7 (14.00%) Oracle Applications
2 7 (14.00%) Siebel CRM
3 1 (2.00%) Demantra
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.00%) IaaS
1 3 (6.00%) PaaS
2 1 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.00%) HTTP
2 4 (8.00%) DVB
3 2 (4.00%) Tactical Data Link
4 1 (2.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.00%) Firewall
4 1 (2.00%) NetScaler
4 1 (2.00%) SSL
4 1 (2.00%) VPN
4 1 (2.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 8 (16.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 7 (14.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (8.00%) NoSQL
5 3 (6.00%) Oracle BI EE
5 3 (6.00%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (12.00%) Git (software)
1 6 (12.00%) JUnit
2 5 (10.00%) Eclipse
2 5 (10.00%) Subversion
3 4 (8.00%) SoapUI
4 3 (6.00%) Jenkins
5 2 (4.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (4.00%) ClearCase
5 2 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (4.00%) XMLSpy
6 1 (2.00%) Checkstyle
6 1 (2.00%) FindBugs
6 1 (2.00%) Gradle
6 1 (2.00%) Maven
6 1 (2.00%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (2.00%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (2.00%) Selenium
General
1 6 (12.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.00%) Retail
3 2 (4.00%) Electronics
3 2 (4.00%) Military
4 1 (2.00%) Finance
4 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (32.00%) Architect
2 14 (28.00%) Developer
3 11 (22.00%) DBA
3 11 (22.00%) Oracle DBA
4 8 (16.00%) Oracle Applications DBA
5 7 (14.00%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (12.00%) Senior DBA
6 6 (12.00%) Senior Oracle DBA
7 5 (10.00%) Java Developer
8 4 (8.00%) Infrastructure Architect
8 4 (8.00%) Software Developer
8 4 (8.00%) Technical Architect
9 3 (6.00%) Applications Architect
9 3 (6.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
9 3 (6.00%) Systems Architect
9 3 (6.00%) Technical Developer
10 2 (4.00%) Designer
10 2 (4.00%) DevOps Engineer
10 2 (4.00%) Middleware Consultant
10 2 (4.00%) SOA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (46.00%) Middleware
2 13 (26.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 13 (26.00%) REST
2 13 (26.00%) Web Services
3 8 (16.00%) SOAP
4 6 (12.00%) .NET
5 5 (10.00%) Apache Axis
5 5 (10.00%) Hibernate
5 5 (10.00%) HTML
5 5 (10.00%) HTML5
5 5 (10.00%) J2SE
5 5 (10.00%) Java RMI
5 5 (10.00%) Swing
5 5 (10.00%) XML
6 4 (8.00%) J2EE
6 4 (8.00%) Node.js
6 4 (8.00%) XSLT
7 3 (6.00%) Lucene
7 3 (6.00%) WSDL
7 3 (6.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.00%) Web 2.0
2 4 (8.00%) Digital TV
2 4 (8.00%) MPEG
2 4 (8.00%) STB
3 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.00%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.00%) CMDB
4 1 (2.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.00%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.00%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.00%) PKI
4 1 (2.00%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.00%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (34.00%) Linux
2 14 (28.00%) Unix
2 14 (28.00%) Windows
3 10 (20.00%) AIX
4 2 (4.00%) CentOS
4 2 (4.00%) Ubuntu
4 2 (4.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (24.00%) Scrum
3 10 (20.00%) UML
4 9 (18.00%) DevOps
5 8 (16.00%) TOGAF
6 7 (14.00%) CRM
6 7 (14.00%) Data Management
6 7 (14.00%) Master Data Management
6 7 (14.00%) Software Engineering
6 7 (14.00%) WFM
7 6 (12.00%) Enterprise Architecture
7 6 (12.00%) OO
7 6 (12.00%) TDD
8 5 (10.00%) Change Control
8 5 (10.00%) Configuration Management
8 5 (10.00%) eTOM
8 5 (10.00%) OOD
8 5 (10.00%) Open Source
8 5 (10.00%) Project Management
8 5 (10.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 13 (26.00%) Java
2 5 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (8.00%) C
3 4 (8.00%) C++
3 4 (8.00%) SQL
4 2 (4.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (4.00%) Perl
4 2 (4.00%) Python
5 1 (2.00%) C#
5 1 (2.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (26.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (24.00%) SC Cleared
3 10 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) JSP 440
2 1 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 11 (22.00%) Docker
2 7 (14.00%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (6.00%) vSphere
4 2 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (2.00%) Active Directory
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle Clusterware
5 1 (2.00%) XenApp
5 1 (2.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (10.00%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.00%) Puppet
2 1 (2.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (38.00%) Oracle
2 7 (14.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.00%) Siebel
2 7 (14.00%) Veritas
3 6 (12.00%) IBM
4 5 (10.00%) Software AG
4 5 (10.00%) webMethods
5 4 (8.00%) Citrix
6 3 (6.00%) MuleSoft
6 3 (6.00%) VMware
6 3 (6.00%) WSO2
7 2 (4.00%) SaltStack
8 1 (2.00%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.00%) Cisco
8 1 (2.00%) Google
8 1 (2.00%) Palo Alto
8 1 (2.00%) Remedy
8 1 (2.00%) Sitecore
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