The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bradford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 27 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 14 33 23
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -10
Contract jobs citing SOA 12 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 8.00% 1.88% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.89% 2.19% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 0
Median daily rate £536 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £470 £450 £422
% change year-on-year
+4.44% +6.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £40.60 £43.25
% change year-on-year
+8.37% -6.12%
SOA
West Yorkshire

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
135 183 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 90.00% 85.92% 71.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 100 63
Median daily rate £438 £340 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.67% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £450 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 0
Median hourly rate £98.38 £21.38 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+360.23% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bradford region citing SOA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bradford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOA across the Bradford region over the 3 months to 27 June 2016.

SOA Daily Rate Histogram 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 27 June 2016, 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 Bradford region with a requirement for SOA.

1 8 (38.10%) Java
2 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (23.81%) Web Services
3 5 (23.81%) Oracle
3 5 (23.81%) Retail
4 4 (19.05%) Data Management
4 4 (19.05%) Business Continuity
4 4 (19.05%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (19.05%) Intranet
4 4 (19.05%) Extranet
4 4 (19.05%) Middleware
4 4 (19.05%) OLAP
4 4 (19.05%) B2B
4 4 (19.05%) B2C
4 4 (19.05%) OLTP
4 4 (19.05%) CRM
4 4 (19.05%) XML
4 4 (19.05%) SQL
4 4 (19.05%) Oracle Fusion
4 4 (19.05%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (19.05%) Master Data Management
4 4 (19.05%) Oracle Database
5 3 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 3 (14.29%) Microservices
5 3 (14.29%) REST
5 3 (14.29%) HTML5
5 3 (14.29%) Open Source
5 3 (14.29%) XPath
5 3 (14.29%) Data Protection
5 3 (14.29%) PL/SQL

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford 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 3 (14.29%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.76%) CMS
2 1 (4.76%) Joomla!
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (4.76%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) Extranet
1 4 (19.05%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) OLAP
1 4 (19.05%) OLTP
1 4 (19.05%) Oracle Database
1 4 (19.05%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) JDeveloper
1 3 (14.29%) Subversion
2 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.76%) Mercurial
2 1 (4.76%) SoapUI
General
1 5 (23.81%) Retail
2 2 (9.52%) Marketing
3 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (71.43%) Architect
2 11 (52.38%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (19.05%) Lead Architect
3 4 (19.05%) Lead Solutions Architect
4 3 (14.29%) Administrator
4 3 (14.29%) Senior Architect
4 3 (14.29%) Senior Solutions Architect
4 3 (14.29%) SOA Administrator
4 3 (14.29%) Technical Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Java Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Mobile Solutions Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Oracle SOA Administrator
6 1 (4.76%) Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Java Scala Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Oracle Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Scala Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Java Scala Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) Web Services
2 4 (19.05%) Middleware
2 4 (19.05%) Oracle Fusion
2 4 (19.05%) XML
3 3 (14.29%) .NET
3 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 3 (14.29%) HTML
3 3 (14.29%) HTML5
3 3 (14.29%) REST
3 3 (14.29%) SOAP
3 3 (14.29%) XSD
3 3 (14.29%) XSLT
4 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (9.52%) CSS
4 2 (9.52%) RESTful
4 2 (9.52%) WCF
5 1 (4.76%) CSS3
5 1 (4.76%) Hibernate
5 1 (4.76%) Spring
5 1 (4.76%) Xamarin.iOS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.76%) Data Integration
2 1 (4.76%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.76%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Linux
1 3 (14.29%) Unix
2 2 (9.52%) Android
2 2 (9.52%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) B2B
1 4 (19.05%) B2C
1 4 (19.05%) Business Continuity
1 4 (19.05%) CRM
1 4 (19.05%) Data Management
1 4 (19.05%) Master Data Management
2 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (14.29%) Data Protection
2 3 (14.29%) ITIL
2 3 (14.29%) Mentoring
2 3 (14.29%) Microservices
2 3 (14.29%) Open Source
3 2 (9.52%) API Design
3 2 (9.52%) MVC
3 2 (9.52%) OO
3 2 (9.52%) TDD
4 1 (4.76%) Pair Programming
4 1 (4.76%) Scrum
4 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) Java
2 4 (19.05%) SQL
3 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 3 (14.29%) PL/SQL
3 3 (14.29%) XPath
4 2 (9.52%) C#
4 2 (9.52%) PHP
5 1 (4.76%) Clojure
5 1 (4.76%) Groovy
5 1 (4.76%) Scala
5 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) SLA
2 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Oracle
2 2 (9.52%) Avaya
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) Xamarin
3 1 (4.76%) Retalix