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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 26 20 23
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Contract jobs citing SOA 5 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 2.36% 4.17% 4.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.81% 5.38% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 5
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£425 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £434 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.74% +8.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +22.80%
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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
178 130 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 83.96% 77.38% 81.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 60 87
Average daily rate £350 £330 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +26.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 1
Average hourly rate £21.53 - £8.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 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 (62.50%) Finance
2 10 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 10 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 10 (41.67%) ISEB
3 8 (33.33%) Oracle
3 8 (33.33%) Web Services
4 7 (29.17%) .NET
4 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (29.17%) ISTQB
4 7 (29.17%) QA
5 6 (25.00%) Android
5 6 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (25.00%) Apple iOS
5 6 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 6 (25.00%) Mobile App
5 6 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (25.00%) ASP.NET
6 5 (20.83%) XML
6 5 (20.83%) C#
6 5 (20.83%) SOAP
7 4 (16.67%) JMeter
7 4 (16.67%) VMware
7 4 (16.67%) RAD
7 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
7 4 (16.67%) SQL
7 4 (16.67%) T-SQL
7 4 (16.67%) CSS
7 4 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
7 4 (16.67%) SDLC
7 4 (16.67%) Waterfall

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 6 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (4.17%) SAP EP
2 1 (4.17%) Joomla!
2 1 (4.17%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (4.17%) SAP SRM
1 1 (4.17%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) SAN
1 1 (4.17%) Intranet
1 1 (4.17%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.17%) OLAP
4 1 (4.17%) OLTP
4 1 (4.17%) SAP BW
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (16.67%) SoapUI
2 4 (16.67%) JMeter
General
1 15 (62.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (54.17%) Analyst
2 12 (50.00%) Test Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) Test Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Tester
5 2 (8.33%) Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Principal Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Agile Test Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Lead Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Administrator
6 1 (4.17%) Oracle DBA
6 1 (4.17%) DBA
6 1 (4.17%) Business Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Oracle Applications DBA
6 1 (4.17%) SAP Basis Administrator
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Test Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Manual Test Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) SAP Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (33.33%) Web Services
2 7 (29.17%) .NET
3 6 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 5 (20.83%) SOAP
4 5 (20.83%) XML
5 4 (16.67%) CSS
6 2 (8.33%) WCF
7 1 (4.17%) WF
7 1 (4.17%) SAP PI
7 1 (4.17%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (4.17%) HTML5
7 1 (4.17%) REST
7 1 (4.17%) Windows Identity Foundation
7 1 (4.17%) HTML
7 1 (4.17%) Middleware
7 1 (4.17%) SAP Basis
7 1 (4.17%) SAP ALE
7 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Mobile App
1 6 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.17%) Clustering
3 1 (4.17%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Android
1 6 (25.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.17%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (16.67%) Software Testing
2 4 (16.67%) Manual Testing
2 4 (16.67%) RAD
2 4 (16.67%) Waterfall
2 4 (16.67%) Change Control
2 4 (16.67%) Test Automation
2 4 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
2 4 (16.67%) SDLC
3 3 (12.50%) Automation Testing
3 3 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (12.50%) Automated Testing
4 2 (8.33%) System Testing
4 2 (8.33%) Data Modelling
4 2 (8.33%) Regression Testing
4 2 (8.33%) Logical Data Model
4 2 (8.33%) Performance Testing
5 1 (4.17%) API Design
5 1 (4.17%) Physical Data Model
5 1 (4.17%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) C#
2 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (16.67%) SQL
2 4 (16.67%) T-SQL
3 2 (8.33%) Java
4 1 (4.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (41.67%) ISEB
2 7 (29.17%) ISTQB
3 4 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (12.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (29.17%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Tivoli
1 1 (4.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 10 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 8 (33.33%) Oracle
3 4 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (4.17%) SAP
4 1 (4.17%) IBM
4 1 (4.17%) HP
4 1 (4.17%) EMC
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