The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
West Yorkshire / Halifax
Rank 14 - 27
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SOA 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 4.62% - 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.17% - 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £451 £450
% change year-on-year
-0.11% +0.11%
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 Halifax region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
58 79 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 89.23% 79.80% 79.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 69 107
Median daily rate £375 £356 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -11.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £284 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £455 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Halifax region citing SOA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

SOA
Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SOA across the Halifax region.

SOA Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 19 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 Halifax region with a requirement for SOA.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 3 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 3 (100.00%) ETL
1 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (100.00%) Data Security
1 3 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Data Management
1 3 (100.00%) Enterprise Data Management
1 3 (100.00%) QlikView
1 3 (100.00%) BPMN
1 3 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 3 (100.00%) SaaS
1 3 (100.00%) PaaS
1 3 (100.00%) Enterprise Storage
1 3 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 3 (100.00%) Big Data
1 3 (100.00%) IaaS

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) IaaS
1 3 (100.00%) PaaS
1 3 (100.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Big Data
1 3 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 3 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 3 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (100.00%) QlikView
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Architect
1 3 (100.00%) Data Architect
1 3 (100.00%) Enterprise Architect
1 3 (100.00%) Enterprise Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Enterprise Storage
1 3 (100.00%) Hybrid Cloud
1 3 (100.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Analytics
1 3 (100.00%) BPMN
1 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (100.00%) Data Management
1 3 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 3 (100.00%) Data Security
1 3 (100.00%) Enterprise Data Management
1 3 (100.00%) ETL
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
1 3 (100.00%) Logical Data Model
1 3 (100.00%) Physical Data Model
1 3 (100.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle