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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
West Yorkshire / Bradford
Rank 7 15 19
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +4
Contract jobs citing SOA 13 15 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 13.27% 8.15% 6.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.66% 10.14% 8.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 4
Median daily rate £575 £510 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.74% +53.38%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £439
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £50.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +42.85%

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
83 148 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 84.69% 80.43% 83.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 96 98
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £566 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 15
Median hourly rate £27.31 £18.00 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.72% +7.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.98 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.24 £22.50 £29.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +40.35%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 (46.15%) Retail
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (30.77%) Finance
3 3 (23.08%) Workflow
3 3 (23.08%) UML
3 3 (23.08%) Intranet
3 3 (23.08%) Extranet
3 3 (23.08%) Java
3 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
3 3 (23.08%) OLAP
3 3 (23.08%) CRM
3 3 (23.08%) B2B
3 3 (23.08%) B2C
3 3 (23.08%) OLTP
3 3 (23.08%) Node.js
3 3 (23.08%) Data Management
3 3 (23.08%) Business Continuity
3 3 (23.08%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (23.08%) Docker
3 3 (23.08%) DevOps
3 3 (23.08%) Microservices
3 3 (23.08%) Swagger
3 3 (23.08%) Dropwizard
3 3 (23.08%) Virtual Team
4 2 (15.38%) Master Data Management
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (15.38%) Web Services
4 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.69%) Middleware

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 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.69%) G Suite
2 1 (7.69%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) Extranet
1 3 (23.08%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) OLAP
1 3 (23.08%) OLTP
General
1 6 (46.15%) Retail
2 4 (30.77%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) Architect
1 12 (92.31%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Senior Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Senior Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Lead Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Lead Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.69%) SOA Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Supply Chain Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) Dropwizard
1 3 (23.08%) Node.js
1 3 (23.08%) Swagger
2 2 (15.38%) Web Services
3 1 (7.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Virtual Team
2 1 (7.69%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (23.08%) B2B
1 3 (23.08%) B2C
1 3 (23.08%) Business Continuity
1 3 (23.08%) CRM
1 3 (23.08%) Data Management
1 3 (23.08%) DevOps
1 3 (23.08%) Microservices
1 3 (23.08%) UML
1 3 (23.08%) Workflow
2 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (15.38%) Master Data Management
2 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.69%) Coaching
3 1 (7.69%) Event-Driven Architecture
3 1 (7.69%) PDM
3 1 (7.69%) Performance Management
3 1 (7.69%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) Java
1 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) IBM
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.69%) MuleSoft