The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Harrogate region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 2 July 2015 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 14 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SOA 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Harrogate 2.08% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.86% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £399
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.60 £40.50 £29.92
% change year-on-year
+0.24% +35.36%
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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 Harrogate region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Harrogate
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
35 28 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Harrogate 72.92% 59.57% 63.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 23 4
Average daily rate £375 £325 £243
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +34.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £300 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £363 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £10.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+300.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Harrogate

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SOA across the Harrogate region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Harrogate

SOA
Daily Rate Trend in Harrogate

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

SOA Daily Rate Trend in Harrogate

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Harrogate

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Harrogate 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 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) Middleware
2 4 (80.00%) MVC
2 4 (80.00%) RESTful
2 4 (80.00%) Hibernate
2 4 (80.00%) Scrum
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) TDD
2 4 (80.00%) Spring
2 4 (80.00%) Ajax
2 4 (80.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (80.00%) XPath
2 4 (80.00%) JSTL
2 4 (80.00%) Spring MVC
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) J2EE
2 4 (80.00%) DB2
2 4 (80.00%) CSS
2 4 (80.00%) JSP
2 4 (80.00%) Servlets
2 4 (80.00%) Struts
2 4 (80.00%) XML
2 4 (80.00%) XSL
2 4 (80.00%) XSLT
2 4 (80.00%) JBoss
2 4 (80.00%) XHTML
2 4 (80.00%) J2SE
2 4 (80.00%) JMS
2 4 (80.00%) Eclipse
2 4 (80.00%) IBM

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Harrogate by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Harrogate 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 4 (80.00%) JBoss
1 4 (80.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) DB2
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Eclipse
1 4 (80.00%) Jasmine
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
1 4 (80.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) SOA Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Middleware Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) Middleware
2 4 (80.00%) RESTful
2 4 (80.00%) Hibernate
2 4 (80.00%) Spring
2 4 (80.00%) Ajax
2 4 (80.00%) JSTL
2 4 (80.00%) Spring MVC
2 4 (80.00%) jQuery
2 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) J2EE
2 4 (80.00%) CSS
2 4 (80.00%) JSP
2 4 (80.00%) Servlets
2 4 (80.00%) Struts
2 4 (80.00%) XML
2 4 (80.00%) XSL
2 4 (80.00%) XSLT
2 4 (80.00%) XHTML
2 4 (80.00%) J2SE
2 4 (80.00%) JMS
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) MVC
1 4 (80.00%) Scrum
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) TDD
1 4 (80.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) XPath
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle