Period
to 19 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton 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 19 September 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)
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 42 48
Rank change year-on-year -28 +6 -13
Contract jobs citing SOA 1 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 0.19% 0.66% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.88% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Southampton median daily rate £475 £575 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.39% +50.33% -12.57%
10th Percentile £438 £369 £366
90th Percentile £513 £615 £399
Hampshire median daily rate £475 £485 £425
% change year-on-year -2.06% +14.12% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Southampton median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £28.00 £40.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year -30.00% -20.00% +11.11%

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 Southampton with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Southampton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 456 342 337
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 86.69% 75.16% 76.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 327 203 226
Southampton median daily rate £450 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +3.23% +6.90%
10th Percentile £308 £250 £241
90th Percentile £575 £579 £538
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 16 24
Southampton median hourly rate £15.86 £14.15 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.07% +8.87% -22.39%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.95 £11.27
90th Percentile £47.87 £48.09 £30.38
Hampshire median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year -6.67% -2.60% +62.11%

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

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

Job vacancy trend for SOA in Southampton

SOA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SOA in Southampton

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 Southampton region with a requirement for SOA.

1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Siebel
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (100.00%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
1 1 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle ODI
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (100.00%) Siebel CRM

SOA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 1 (100.00%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Siebel CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle ODI
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Forms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) DBA
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Applications DBA
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Siebel