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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 20 19 16
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Contract jobs citing SOA 11 21 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 5.88% 8.05% 7.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.83% 9.59% 8.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 1
Median daily rate £544 £350 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.35% -22.22%
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £450 £435
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +21.42%
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
161 219 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 86.10% 83.91% 81.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 123 63
Median daily rate £420 £350 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £285 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £450 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 14 2
Median hourly rate £185.00 £15.36 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1104.81% +5.89%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +26.21%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (35.71%) Retail
2 5 (35.71%) Web Services
3 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 4 (28.57%) OLAP
3 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 4 (28.57%) .NET
3 4 (28.57%) B2B
3 4 (28.57%) B2C
3 4 (28.57%) OLTP
3 4 (28.57%) CRM
3 4 (28.57%) Intranet
3 4 (28.57%) Extranet
3 4 (28.57%) Data Management
3 4 (28.57%) Business Continuity
3 4 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (28.57%) Master Data Management
4 3 (21.43%) Mobile App
4 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (21.43%) Data Protection
4 3 (21.43%) C#
4 3 (21.43%) Java
4 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
5 2 (14.29%) PHP
5 2 (14.29%) SQL
5 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
5 2 (14.29%) HTML
5 2 (14.29%) CSS
5 2 (14.29%) XML
5 2 (14.29%) SLA

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 1 (7.14%) Joomla!
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (7.14%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (7.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) Extranet
1 4 (28.57%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) OLAP
1 4 (28.57%) OLTP
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SoapUI
General
1 5 (35.71%) Retail
2 2 (14.29%) Marketing
3 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Architect
2 10 (71.43%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (28.57%) Lead Architect
3 4 (28.57%) Lead Solutions Architect
4 3 (21.43%) Senior Architect
4 3 (21.43%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 2 (14.29%) Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Mobile Solutions Architect
5 2 (14.29%) Test Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) AWS Architect
6 1 (7.14%) Developer
6 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce Architect
6 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) Web Services
2 4 (28.57%) .NET
2 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (14.29%) CSS
3 2 (14.29%) HTML
3 2 (14.29%) HTML5
3 2 (14.29%) REST
3 2 (14.29%) WCF
3 2 (14.29%) XML
4 1 (7.14%) RESTful
4 1 (7.14%) Xamarin.iOS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Mobile App
2 2 (14.29%) Virtual Team
3 1 (7.14%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Android
1 2 (14.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) B2B
1 4 (28.57%) B2C
1 4 (28.57%) Business Continuity
1 4 (28.57%) CRM
1 4 (28.57%) Data Management
1 4 (28.57%) Master Data Management
2 3 (21.43%) Data Protection
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) API Design
3 2 (14.29%) MVC
3 2 (14.29%) Open Source
4 1 (7.14%) Android Development
4 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
4 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (7.14%) iOS Development
4 1 (7.14%) Low Latency
4 1 (7.14%) OO
4 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.14%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) C#
1 3 (21.43%) Java
1 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
2 2 (14.29%) PHP
2 2 (14.29%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) ISEB
1 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
1 1 (7.14%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
2 1 (7.14%) GCP
2 1 (7.14%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 2 (14.29%) Xamarin
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle