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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 16 23 17
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -6
Contract jobs citing SOA 12 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 6.63% 4.41% 6.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.63% 5.49% 8.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 1
Average daily rate
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- £400 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +77.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £385 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.38% -3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £29.50 £32.05
% change year-on-year
-22.03% -7.95%
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
139 164 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 76.80% 80.39% 73.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 87 54
Average daily rate £355 £265 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.96% +15.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £185 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £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 £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 22 August 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 7 (50.00%) Oracle
1 7 (50.00%) Web Services
2 6 (42.86%) XML
2 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 5 (35.71%) .NET
3 5 (35.71%) C#
3 5 (35.71%) Java
3 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET
3 5 (35.71%) WCF
4 3 (21.43%) CSS
4 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
4 3 (21.43%) ISEB
4 3 (21.43%) PL/SQL
4 3 (21.43%) SQL
4 3 (21.43%) HTML
4 3 (21.43%) J2EE
4 3 (21.43%) XHTML
4 3 (21.43%) QA
4 3 (21.43%) Unit Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Android
4 3 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (21.43%) Apple iOS
4 3 (21.43%) MVC
4 3 (21.43%) Validation
4 3 (21.43%) Retail
4 3 (21.43%) Mobile App
4 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (21.43%) Oracle Retail
5 2 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (14.29%) WebLogic
2 1 (7.14%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Firewall
1 1 (7.14%) SAN
1 1 (7.14%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
General
1 3 (21.43%) Retail
2 2 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Test Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Web Developer
3 3 (21.43%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (21.43%) C# Web Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Architect
3 3 (21.43%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (21.43%) .NET Developer
3 3 (21.43%) C# Developer
3 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (21.43%) .NET Web Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Java Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) Web Services
2 6 (42.86%) XML
3 5 (35.71%) .NET
3 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET
3 5 (35.71%) WCF
4 3 (21.43%) CSS
4 3 (21.43%) HTML
4 3 (21.43%) J2EE
4 3 (21.43%) XHTML
5 2 (14.29%) JMS
5 2 (14.29%) JDBC
6 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Mobile App
1 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (14.29%) Clustering
3 1 (7.14%) N-Tier
3 1 (7.14%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Android
1 3 (21.43%) Apple iOS
2 2 (14.29%) Linux
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle Linux
2 2 (14.29%) UNIX
3 1 (7.14%) AIX
3 1 (7.14%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Unit Testing
1 3 (21.43%) MVC
1 3 (21.43%) Validation
2 2 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (14.29%) Zachman Framework
2 2 (14.29%) TOGAF
2 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (14.29%) Performance Testing
2 2 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (7.14%) Change Management
3 1 (7.14%) Data Security
3 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
3 1 (7.14%) ETL
3 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
3 1 (7.14%) Data Architecture
3 1 (7.14%) Migration
3 1 (7.14%) Data Management
3 1 (7.14%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) C#
1 5 (35.71%) Java
2 3 (21.43%) PL/SQL
2 3 (21.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) IBM
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