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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 21 27 22
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Contract jobs citing SOA 3 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 2.52% 5.61% 1.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.88% 6.45% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 0
Median daily rate £425 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £413
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.25 £52.50
% change year-on-year
+17.24% -30.95%
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
104 186 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 87.39% 86.92% 68.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 87 61
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 1
Median hourly rate £29.00 £16.72 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.44% -66.56%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%

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
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 24 May 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 13 (65.00%) Java
2 10 (50.00%) Oracle
3 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (40.00%) REST
5 7 (35.00%) Oracle Database
5 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
5 7 (35.00%) C#
6 6 (30.00%) Middleware
6 6 (30.00%) Retail
6 6 (30.00%) Oracle Fusion
7 5 (25.00%) CSS
7 5 (25.00%) HTML
7 5 (25.00%) .NET
7 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 5 (25.00%) Microservices
8 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
8 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
8 4 (20.00%) XML
8 4 (20.00%) SQL
8 4 (20.00%) Android
8 4 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (15.00%) Selenium
9 3 (15.00%) XPath
9 3 (15.00%) NUnit
9 3 (15.00%) Retalix
9 3 (15.00%) Subversion
9 3 (15.00%) Google
9 3 (15.00%) PL/SQL
9 3 (15.00%) XSD

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 (15.00%) Node.js
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle Service Bus
1 3 (15.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.00%) CMS
2 1 (5.00%) Joomla!
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) Oracle Database
2 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (15.00%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (15.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (15.00%) JDeveloper
2 3 (15.00%) JUnit
2 3 (15.00%) NUnit
2 3 (15.00%) Selenium
2 3 (15.00%) Subversion
3 1 (5.00%) Mercurial
3 1 (5.00%) SoapUI
General
1 6 (30.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (70.00%) Architect
2 9 (45.00%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (15.00%) Administrator
3 3 (15.00%) Oracle Architect
3 3 (15.00%) SOA Administrator
4 2 (10.00%) Designer
4 2 (10.00%) Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Java Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle SOA Administrator
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) IT Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Lead Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Scala Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (5.00%) SOA Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) WebLogic Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (40.00%) REST
2 6 (30.00%) Middleware
2 6 (30.00%) Oracle Fusion
3 5 (25.00%) .NET
3 5 (25.00%) CSS
3 5 (25.00%) HTML
4 4 (20.00%) XML
5 3 (15.00%) AngularJS
5 3 (15.00%) PhoneGap
5 3 (15.00%) SOAP
5 3 (15.00%) Swagger
5 3 (15.00%) XSD
5 3 (15.00%) XSLT
6 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET
6 2 (10.00%) HTML5
6 2 (10.00%) RESTful
6 2 (10.00%) Web Services
7 1 (5.00%) Hibernate
7 1 (5.00%) Spring
7 1 (5.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Data Integration
1 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Android
2 3 (15.00%) Linux
2 3 (15.00%) Unix
3 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (25.00%) Microservices
3 3 (15.00%) ITIL
3 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (10.00%) OO
4 2 (10.00%) Open Source
4 2 (10.00%) Scrum
4 2 (10.00%) TDD
5 1 (5.00%) Android Development
5 1 (5.00%) API Design
5 1 (5.00%) API Development
5 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.00%) High Availability
5 1 (5.00%) iOS Development
5 1 (5.00%) Kanban
5 1 (5.00%) Low Latency
5 1 (5.00%) Pair Programming
5 1 (5.00%) Software Delivery
5 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 13 (65.00%) Java
2 7 (35.00%) C#
2 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (20.00%) SQL
4 3 (15.00%) PL/SQL
4 3 (15.00%) XPath
5 1 (5.00%) Clojure
5 1 (5.00%) Groovy
5 1 (5.00%) PHP
5 1 (5.00%) Scala
5 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (15.00%) Google
2 3 (15.00%) Retalix
3 2 (10.00%) Avaya
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.00%) Xamarin