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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 13 19 20
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +1
Contract jobs citing SOA 18 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 9.33% 5.00% 4.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.61% 6.25% 6.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 2
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£450 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £29.50 £32.10
% change year-on-year
+27.11% -8.09%
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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
155 144 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 80.31% 80.00% 71.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 74 44
Average daily rate £355 £325 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.23% +19.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £11.90 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 2014, 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 13 (68.42%) SQL Server
2 12 (63.16%) .NET
2 12 (63.16%) C#
3 11 (57.89%) Oracle
4 9 (47.37%) ASP.NET
4 9 (47.37%) WCF
5 8 (42.11%) Finance
5 8 (42.11%) Web Services
6 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
7 6 (31.58%) Coaching
8 5 (26.32%) XML
8 5 (26.32%) Linux
8 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
8 5 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (26.32%) Zachman Framework
8 5 (26.32%) TOGAF
8 5 (26.32%) Oracle Linux
9 4 (21.05%) MVC
9 4 (21.05%) Mentoring
9 4 (21.05%) Unit Testing
9 4 (21.05%) .NET Framework
9 4 (21.05%) XHTML
9 4 (21.05%) HTML
9 4 (21.05%) CSS
10 3 (15.79%) ISEB
10 3 (15.79%) Java
10 3 (15.79%) PL/SQL
10 3 (15.79%) SQL
10 3 (15.79%) J2EE
10 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 (10.53%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (5.26%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) MS Office
2 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Firewall
1 1 (5.26%) SAN
1 1 (5.26%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (68.42%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
General
1 8 (42.11%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Architect
2 8 (42.11%) Solutions Architect
3 6 (31.58%) Developer
4 4 (21.05%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (21.05%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (21.05%) C# Web Developer
4 4 (21.05%) .NET Developer
4 4 (21.05%) C# Developer
4 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (21.05%) .NET Web Developer
4 4 (21.05%) Analyst
4 4 (21.05%) Web Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Test Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) Java Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Oracle Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (63.16%) .NET
2 9 (47.37%) ASP.NET
2 9 (47.37%) WCF
3 8 (42.11%) Web Services
4 5 (26.32%) XML
5 4 (21.05%) .NET Framework
5 4 (21.05%) XHTML
5 4 (21.05%) HTML
5 4 (21.05%) CSS
6 3 (15.79%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Mobile App
1 3 (15.79%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.26%) N-Tier
2 1 (5.26%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Linux
1 5 (26.32%) Oracle Linux
2 3 (15.79%) Android
2 3 (15.79%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Coaching
2 5 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (26.32%) Zachman Framework
2 5 (26.32%) TOGAF
3 4 (21.05%) MVC
3 4 (21.05%) Mentoring
3 4 (21.05%) Unit Testing
4 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (15.79%) Validation
4 3 (15.79%) Waterfall
5 1 (5.26%) Change Management
5 1 (5.26%) Data Security
5 1 (5.26%) Data Modelling
5 1 (5.26%) ETL
5 1 (5.26%) Migration
5 1 (5.26%) Data Management
5 1 (5.26%) Master Data Management
5 1 (5.26%) Data Migration
5 1 (5.26%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) C#
2 3 (15.79%) Java
2 3 (15.79%) PL/SQL
2 3 (15.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) Oracle
2 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
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