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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
West Yorkshire / Bradford
Rank 5 13 25
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +12
Contract jobs citing SOA 9 17 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 12.00% 9.66% 3.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.52% 11.41% 4.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 2
Median daily rate - £550 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +48.64%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £50.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +17.64%

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
58 149 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 77.33% 84.66% 81.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 84 103
Median daily rate £400 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £563 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 10
Median hourly rate £20.97 £23.75 £21.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.70% +9.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.38 £18.00 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.39 £50.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 20 January 2017, 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 6 (60.00%) Retail
2 4 (40.00%) Virtual Team
3 3 (30.00%) Microservices
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (30.00%) Intranet
3 3 (30.00%) Extranet
3 3 (30.00%) Business Continuity
3 3 (30.00%) Workflow
3 3 (30.00%) Finance
3 3 (30.00%) B2B
3 3 (30.00%) B2C
3 3 (30.00%) OLTP
3 3 (30.00%) OLAP
3 3 (30.00%) Java
4 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (20.00%) CRM
4 2 (20.00%) Web Services
4 2 (20.00%) UML
4 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (20.00%) Data Management
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (20.00%) Node.js
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Dropwizard
4 2 (20.00%) Docker
4 2 (20.00%) DevOps
4 2 (20.00%) Swagger
5 1 (10.00%) Coaching
5 1 (10.00%) REST

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:

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (10.00%) G Suite
2 1 (10.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (10.00%) iPaaS
2 1 (10.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Extranet
1 3 (30.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) OLAP
1 3 (30.00%) OLTP
General
1 6 (60.00%) Retail
2 3 (30.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Architect
1 9 (90.00%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Architect
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
3 1 (10.00%) AWS Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Lead Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Lead Solutions Architect
3 1 (10.00%) SOA Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Supply Chain Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Dropwizard
1 2 (20.00%) Node.js
1 2 (20.00%) Swagger
1 2 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (10.00%) Middleware
2 1 (10.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Virtual Team
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) B2B
1 3 (30.00%) B2C
1 3 (30.00%) Business Continuity
1 3 (30.00%) Microservices
1 3 (30.00%) Workflow
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (20.00%) CRM
2 2 (20.00%) Data Management
2 2 (20.00%) DevOps
2 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (20.00%) UML
3 1 (10.00%) Coaching
3 1 (10.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) Master Data Management
3 1 (10.00%) PDM
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) GCP
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) IBM
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (10.00%) MuleSoft