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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 19 12 19
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +7
Contract jobs citing SOA 18 16 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 7.79% 8.79% 8.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.68% 12.31% 10.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 8
Average daily rate
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£325 £438 £421
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.71% +3.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +13.97%
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
186 130 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 80.52% 71.43% 81.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 62 97
Average daily rate £400 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 2 8
Average hourly rate £16.72 £175.00 £135.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-90.44% +29.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £87.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £175.00 £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 27 February 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 20 (57.14%) Finance
2 19 (54.29%) C#
2 19 (54.29%) .NET
2 19 (54.29%) SQL Server
3 16 (45.71%) Oracle
4 11 (31.43%) Microsoft
4 11 (31.43%) ASP.NET
4 11 (31.43%) QA
5 9 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (25.71%) SQL
6 8 (22.86%) Web Services
6 8 (22.86%) XML
6 8 (22.86%) Waterfall
6 8 (22.86%) Mobile App
7 7 (20.00%) Android
7 7 (20.00%) ISEB
7 7 (20.00%) CSS
8 6 (17.14%) T-SQL
8 6 (17.14%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (17.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (17.14%) Apple iOS
9 5 (14.29%) Oracle Database
9 5 (14.29%) WCF
9 5 (14.29%) JavaScript
10 4 (11.43%) MS Office
10 4 (11.43%) MS Visio
10 4 (11.43%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (8.57%) Manual Testing
11 3 (8.57%) .NET Framework
11 3 (8.57%) Zachman Framework

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 2 (5.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (2.86%) SAP EP
Applications
1 4 (11.43%) MS Office
1 4 (11.43%) MS Visio
2 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (2.86%) SAP SRM
1 1 (2.86%) SAP BPC
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (54.29%) SQL Server
2 6 (17.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (14.29%) Oracle Database
4 4 (11.43%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (5.71%) Oracle ODI
5 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (5.71%) Oracle OWB
6 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.86%) DB2
6 1 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (2.86%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (2.86%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 6 (17.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.86%) SoapUI
2 1 (2.86%) Calabash
2 1 (2.86%) LoadUI
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Forms
General
1 20 (57.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (42.86%) Analyst
2 14 (40.00%) Test Analyst
3 11 (31.43%) Solutions Architect
3 11 (31.43%) Architect
4 7 (20.00%) Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Test Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (5.71%) .NET Developer
6 2 (5.71%) C# Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Web Developer
6 2 (5.71%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (5.71%) .NET Web Developer
6 2 (5.71%) C# Web Developer
6 2 (5.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Web Tester
7 1 (2.86%) Principal Developer
7 1 (2.86%) SOA Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Web Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Web Test Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) SAP Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (54.29%) .NET
2 11 (31.43%) ASP.NET
3 8 (22.86%) Web Services
3 8 (22.86%) XML
4 7 (20.00%) CSS
5 5 (14.29%) WCF
6 3 (8.57%) Oracle Fusion
6 3 (8.57%) .NET Framework
6 3 (8.57%) Middleware
7 2 (5.71%) XHTML
7 2 (5.71%) HTML
8 1 (2.86%) RESTful
8 1 (2.86%) SAP PI
8 1 (2.86%) WSDL
8 1 (2.86%) Oracle ADF
8 1 (2.86%) SAP Basis
8 1 (2.86%) SAP ALE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.86%) Mobile App
2 3 (8.57%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.86%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.00%) Android
2 6 (17.14%) Apple iOS
3 3 (8.57%) Linux
4 2 (5.71%) Windows
5 1 (2.86%) UNIX
5 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (22.86%) Waterfall
3 3 (8.57%) Manual Testing
3 3 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (8.57%) Zachman Framework
3 3 (8.57%) TOGAF
3 3 (8.57%) Automated Testing
3 3 (8.57%) Automation Testing
3 3 (8.57%) Coaching
4 2 (5.71%) Mentoring
4 2 (5.71%) Regression Testing
4 2 (5.71%) Unit Testing
4 2 (5.71%) MVC
4 2 (5.71%) Data Mapping
4 2 (5.71%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (2.86%) Workflow
5 1 (2.86%) E-business
5 1 (2.86%) Data Modelling
5 1 (2.86%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.86%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 19 (54.29%) C#
2 9 (25.71%) SQL
3 6 (17.14%) T-SQL
4 5 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.71%) Java
6 1 (2.86%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.86%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 7 (20.00%) ISEB
2 2 (5.71%) ISTQB
2 2 (5.71%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (2.86%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (31.43%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Tivoli
1 1 (2.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 16 (45.71%) Oracle
2 11 (31.43%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.71%) IBM
4 1 (2.86%) SAP
4 1 (2.86%) HP
4 1 (2.86%) EMC
4 1 (2.86%) Apple
4 1 (2.86%) Perforce
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