The first table below looks at the demand for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Halifax region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 23 12 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs citing SOA 6 12 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 3.61% 6.56% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.41% 9.16% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 0
Average daily rate
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£475 £475 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £398 £400
% change year-on-year
+9.43% -0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £29.50 £32.10
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -8.09%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
136 131 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 81.93% 71.58% 76.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 90 132
Average daily rate £413 £393 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.96% +3.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £505 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £24.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
SOA
West Yorkshire

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SOA across the Halifax region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOA across the Halifax region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

SOA Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 3 (37.50%) XSLT
3 3 (37.50%) XML
3 3 (37.50%) IBM
3 3 (37.50%) WebSphere
3 3 (37.50%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 3 (37.50%) DataPower
4 2 (25.00%) Banking
4 2 (25.00%) C#
4 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (25.00%) XSD
4 2 (25.00%) UML
4 2 (25.00%) DB2
4 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (25.00%) .NET
5 1 (12.50%) J2EE
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle
5 1 (12.50%) CSS
5 1 (12.50%) Web Services
5 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
5 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
5 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
5 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
5 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
5 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
5 1 (12.50%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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 3 (37.50%) WebSphere
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) DB2
2 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
1 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Financial Institution
3 1 (12.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Data Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
2 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) XML
1 3 (37.50%) XSLT
1 3 (37.50%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 2 (25.00%) XSD
2 2 (25.00%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (12.50%) CSS
3 1 (12.50%) Web Services
3 1 (12.50%) J2EE
3 1 (12.50%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (12.50%) WCF
3 1 (12.50%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) DataPower
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) UML
2 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
2 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (12.50%) Data Security
2 1 (12.50%) MVC
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (12.50%) Data Management
2 1 (12.50%) Zachman Framework
2 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
2 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (12.50%) Use Case
2 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Information Assurance
2 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
2 1 (12.50%) Data Stewardship
2 1 (12.50%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) C#
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) IBM
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
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