Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 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)
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 52 47
Rank change year-on-year +9 -5 -12
Contract jobs citing SOA 3 3 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 0.63% 0.60% 3.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 0.82% 4.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 37
Southampton median daily rate £575 - £650
10th Percentile £369 - £313
90th Percentile £615 - £700
Hampshire median daily rate £473 £406 £450
% change year-on-year +16.31% -9.72% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Southampton median hourly rate - - £45.00
Hampshire median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year - -11.11% +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 338 367 571
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 71.46% 73.69% 81.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 259 397
Southampton median daily rate £388 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £263 £219 £263
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 29 41
Southampton median hourly rate £45.00 £14.00 £25.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +221.43% -44.97% +11.82%
10th Percentile £17.50 £11.50 £12.75
90th Percentile £50.49 £35.20 £47.50
Hampshire median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year +3.23% +40.91% +17.96%

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

SOA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SOA in Southampton over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SOA in Southampton

For the 6 months to 20 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 Southampton region with a requirement for SOA.

1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Zachman Framework
1 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
1 1 (33.33%) IT Governance
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) Wealth Management
1 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile Computing
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle ODI
1 1 (33.33%) Robotic Process Automation
1 1 (33.33%) SDLC
1 1 (33.33%) FNZ
1 1 (33.33%) IT Strategy
1 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
1 1 (33.33%) ERP
1 1 (33.33%) B2B
1 1 (33.33%) B2C
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware

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 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle ODI
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Digital Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Digital Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile Computing
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) B2B
1 1 (33.33%) B2C
1 1 (33.33%) ERP
1 1 (33.33%) IT Governance
1 1 (33.33%) IT Strategy
1 1 (33.33%) Robotic Process Automation
1 1 (33.33%) SDLC
1 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
1 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
1 1 (33.33%) Wealth Management
1 1 (33.33%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) FNZ
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle