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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 25 24 10
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -14
Contract jobs citing SOA 19 2 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 7.54% 1.41% 10.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.60% 2.06% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 4
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£325 - £484
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 - £397
10% offered a daily rate of more than £381 - £534
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £400 £379
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +5.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £46.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-21.19% +35.29%
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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
221 97 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 87.70% 68.31% 74.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 66 51
Average daily rate £330 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 5
Average hourly rate £16.72 £50.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.56% +300.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.85 £50.00 £11.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.21 £50.00 £119.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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
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 4 May 2015.

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 4 May 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 (51.72%) SQL Server
1 15 (51.72%) Finance
2 11 (37.93%) ASP.NET
2 11 (37.93%) Web Services
2 11 (37.93%) .NET
2 11 (37.93%) QA
3 10 (34.48%) SQL
3 10 (34.48%) C#
4 9 (31.03%) T-SQL
4 9 (31.03%) XML
4 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
4 9 (31.03%) ISEB
4 9 (31.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (27.59%) CSS
5 8 (27.59%) JavaScript
5 8 (27.59%) Mobile App
6 7 (24.14%) Android
7 6 (20.69%) Apple iOS
7 6 (20.69%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (20.69%) Oracle
8 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (13.79%) VMware
9 4 (13.79%) Regression Testing
9 4 (13.79%) JMeter
9 4 (13.79%) ISTQB
9 4 (13.79%) Manual Testing
9 4 (13.79%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (13.79%) Oracle Database
9 4 (13.79%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 3 (10.34%) Oracle SOA Suite

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 3 (10.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (6.90%) SAP EP
3 1 (3.45%) NServiceBus
3 1 (3.45%) Joomla!
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) SAP BPC
1 2 (6.90%) SAP SRM
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (51.72%) SQL Server
2 9 (31.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (13.79%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (13.79%) Oracle Database
4 2 (6.90%) SAP BW
4 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (13.79%) JMeter
3 1 (3.45%) LoadUI
3 1 (3.45%) SoapUI
3 1 (3.45%) Calabash
General
1 15 (51.72%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (68.97%) Analyst
2 19 (65.52%) Test Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) Test Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Developer
5 2 (6.90%) SAP Basis Administrator
5 2 (6.90%) Administrator
5 2 (6.90%) Agile Test Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Principal Developer
5 2 (6.90%) SAP Administrator
6 1 (3.45%) Principal Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Web Tester
6 1 (3.45%) SOA Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Oracle Applications DBA
6 1 (3.45%) Oracle DBA
6 1 (3.45%) Web Test Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Manual Test Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Test Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Web Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (37.93%) ASP.NET
1 11 (37.93%) Web Services
1 11 (37.93%) .NET
2 9 (31.03%) XML
3 8 (27.59%) CSS
4 2 (6.90%) Middleware
4 2 (6.90%) SAP ALE
4 2 (6.90%) SAP Basis
4 2 (6.90%) SAP PI
4 2 (6.90%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (3.45%) WCF
5 1 (3.45%) HTML5
5 1 (3.45%) RESTful
5 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (3.45%) .NET Framework
5 1 (3.45%) HTML
5 1 (3.45%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) Mobile App
2 3 (10.34%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (6.90%) Clustering
3 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.45%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 7 (24.14%) Android
2 6 (20.69%) Apple iOS
3 3 (10.34%) Windows
4 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (13.79%) Regression Testing
2 4 (13.79%) Manual Testing
3 3 (10.34%) Performance Testing
3 3 (10.34%) Automation Testing
3 3 (10.34%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (10.34%) Automated Testing
4 2 (6.90%) Data Modelling
4 2 (6.90%) Workflow
4 2 (6.90%) System Testing
4 2 (6.90%) Logical Data Model
4 2 (6.90%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (3.45%) DevOps
5 1 (3.45%) Physical Data Model
5 1 (3.45%) Coaching
5 1 (3.45%) Data Mapping
5 1 (3.45%) Waterfall
5 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.45%) E-business
5 1 (3.45%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 10 (34.48%) SQL
1 10 (34.48%) C#
2 9 (31.03%) T-SQL
3 8 (27.59%) JavaScript
4 3 (10.34%) Java
5 1 (3.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (31.03%) ISEB
2 4 (13.79%) ISTQB
2 4 (13.79%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (37.93%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Tivoli
1 2 (6.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
2 6 (20.69%) Oracle
3 4 (13.79%) VMware
4 2 (6.90%) IBM
4 2 (6.90%) HP
4 2 (6.90%) EMC
4 2 (6.90%) SAP
5 1 (3.45%) Apple