Period
to 9 December 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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 63 45 52
Rank change year-on-year -18 +7 -4
Contract jobs citing SOA 2 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 0.38% 0.64% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.81% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Southampton median daily rate £350 £575 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -39.13% - -
Hampshire median daily rate £450 £432 £420
% change year-on-year +4.29% +2.74% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Southampton median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £28.00 £40.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year -30.00% -3.03% -8.33%

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 444 372 395
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 84.41% 79.49% 76.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 314 224 277
Southampton median daily rate £450 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.13% -3.13% +10.34%
10th Percentile £303 £241 £213
90th Percentile £546 £575 £550
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 17 34
Southampton median hourly rate £13.39 £44.12 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -69.65% +215.11% -26.32%
10th Percentile £9.94 £12.90 £10.65
90th Percentile £42.40 £49.91 £31.28
Hampshire median hourly rate £36.56 £40.00 £34.37
% change year-on-year -8.60% +16.38% +24.98%

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 9 December 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 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) WinForms
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
1 2 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Database Optimisation
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement Process
2 1 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) OO

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Systems Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
1 2 (100.00%) WinForms
1 2 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement Process
2 1 (50.00%) Database Optimisation
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#