The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bradford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 32 22 23
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +1
Contract jobs citing SOA 4 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 1.95% 0.64% 1.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.25% 0.88% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.60 £40.50 £29.92
% change year-on-year
+0.24% +35.36%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bradford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bradford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
178 114 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 86.83% 72.61% 78.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 64 64
Average daily rate £350 £325 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +20.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £495 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 4
Average hourly rate £19.00 - £13.84
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 - £11.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 - £127.08
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.99 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+3.48% -4.95%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SOA across the Bradford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

SOA
Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SOA across the Bradford region.

SOA Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

SOA
Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SOA across the Bradford region.

SOA Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford region citing SOA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SOA.

1 15 (57.69%) Finance
2 13 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 10 (38.46%) Web Services
3 10 (38.46%) ISEB
4 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
4 9 (34.62%) ASP.NET
4 9 (34.62%) .NET
4 9 (34.62%) QA
5 8 (30.77%) C#
6 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
6 7 (26.92%) SQL
6 7 (26.92%) T-SQL
6 7 (26.92%) CSS
6 7 (26.92%) XML
6 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (26.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (26.92%) Mobile App
7 6 (23.08%) Apple iOS
7 6 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (23.08%) Android
7 6 (23.08%) ISTQB
7 6 (23.08%) Oracle
8 4 (15.38%) JMeter
8 4 (15.38%) VMware
8 4 (15.38%) Manual Testing
8 4 (15.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 4 (15.38%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (11.54%) Performance Testing
9 3 (11.54%) Waterfall

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford region citing SOA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SOA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (15.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (7.69%) SAP EP
3 1 (3.85%) Joomla!
3 1 (3.85%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) SAP SRM
1 2 (7.69%) SAP BPC
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (26.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database
3 2 (7.69%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (15.38%) JMeter
3 3 (11.54%) SoapUI
4 1 (3.85%) Calabash
4 1 (3.85%) LoadUI
General
1 15 (57.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (65.38%) Analyst
2 16 (61.54%) Test Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Test Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Tester
5 2 (7.69%) Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Administrator
5 2 (7.69%) SAP Basis Administrator
5 2 (7.69%) SAP Administrator
5 2 (7.69%) Principal Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Agile Test Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Web Tester
6 1 (3.85%) Principal Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Test Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Web Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Web Test Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Manual Test Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Oracle DBA
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Oracle Applications DBA
6 1 (3.85%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (38.46%) Web Services
2 9 (34.62%) .NET
2 9 (34.62%) ASP.NET
3 7 (26.92%) CSS
3 7 (26.92%) XML
4 2 (7.69%) SOAP
4 2 (7.69%) SAP Basis
4 2 (7.69%) SAP ALE
4 2 (7.69%) SAP PI
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (3.85%) RESTful
5 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (3.85%) HTML5
5 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
5 1 (3.85%) WCF
5 1 (3.85%) WSDL
5 1 (3.85%) Middleware
5 1 (3.85%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Mobile App
2 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (11.54%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (7.69%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) Android
1 6 (23.08%) Apple iOS
2 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (7.69%) Windows
3 1 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (15.38%) Manual Testing
3 3 (11.54%) Automated Testing
3 3 (11.54%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (11.54%) Regression Testing
3 3 (11.54%) Performance Testing
3 3 (11.54%) Waterfall
3 3 (11.54%) Automation Testing
4 2 (7.69%) Logical Data Model
4 2 (7.69%) Change Control
4 2 (7.69%) Software Testing
4 2 (7.69%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (7.69%) SDLC
4 2 (7.69%) RAD
4 2 (7.69%) Data Modelling
4 2 (7.69%) Workflow
4 2 (7.69%) System Testing
4 2 (7.69%) Test Automation
5 1 (3.85%) Open Source
5 1 (3.85%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 8 (30.77%) C#
2 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
2 7 (26.92%) SQL
2 7 (26.92%) T-SQL
3 2 (7.69%) Java
4 1 (3.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (38.46%) ISEB
2 6 (23.08%) ISTQB
3 4 (15.38%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 2 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (34.62%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Tivoli
1 2 (7.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
2 6 (23.08%) Oracle
3 4 (15.38%) VMware
4 2 (7.69%) SAP
4 2 (7.69%) IBM
4 2 (7.69%) HP
4 2 (7.69%) EMC