Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 39 46 36
Rank change year-on-year +7 -10 +5
Contract jobs citing SOA 3 3 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 0.71% 0.56% 4.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% 0.73% 6.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 31
Southampton median daily rate £575 £475 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.05% +1.06% +17.50%
Hampshire median daily rate £485 £450 £406
% change year-on-year +7.78% +10.77% +0.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Southampton median hourly rate - - £45.00
Hampshire median hourly rate - £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year - -5.56% +12.50%

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 340 410 456
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 80.00% 76.92% 77.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 266 301
Southampton median daily rate £410 £425 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.53% +18.06% -4.00%
10th Percentile £311 £213 £225
90th Percentile £575 £613 £550
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £415 £380
% change year-on-year -3.61% +9.21% +2.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 26 41
Southampton median hourly rate £45.00 £14.50 £25.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +210.34% -43.00% +81.71%
10th Percentile £42.00 £11.01 £13.00
90th Percentile £51.11 £41.75 £47.50
Hampshire median hourly rate £30.00 £27.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year +8.11% -20.71% +51.35%

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 25 February 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 3 (100.00%) ERP
1 3 (100.00%) Middleware
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle ADF
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) PL/SQL
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (66.67%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) JSON
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (66.67%) SaaS
2 2 (66.67%) PaaS
2 2 (66.67%) Private Cloud
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (66.67%) IaaS
2 2 (66.67%) Presales
3 1 (33.33%) IT Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile Computing
3 1 (33.33%) Robotic Process Automation
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development

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 2 (66.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) IaaS
1 2 (66.67%) PaaS
1 2 (66.67%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Forms
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Architect
2 2 (66.67%) Cloud Architect
2 2 (66.67%) Integration Architect
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Architect
3 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Middleware
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) JSON
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle ADF
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Private Cloud
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile Computing
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ERP
2 2 (66.67%) Presales
2 2 (66.67%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) IT Governance
3 1 (33.33%) IT Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) Robotic Process Automation
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) PL/SQL
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle