The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 2 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 63 63 42
Rank change year-on-year
0 -21
Contract jobs citing SOA 43 16 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.55% 1.57% 3.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.10% 1.94% 4.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 12 21
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£305 £450 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.22% +50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £433 £377
% change year-on-year
+4.04% +14.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £36.25 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+17.24% +22.88%
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 Leeds region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1388 826 754
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 82.47% 80.82% 79.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1004 548 413
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £530 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 16 28
Average hourly rate £15.25 £11.43 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.47% -74.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.83 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+21.13% -11.30%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

SOA
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

SOA Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

SOA
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOA across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

SOA Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

SOA
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SOA across the Leeds region.

SOA Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 28 (50.91%) Oracle
2 26 (47.27%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (43.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 23 (41.82%) SOAP
5 19 (34.55%) Finance
6 18 (32.73%) XML
7 17 (30.91%) Waterfall
8 16 (29.09%) SoapUI
9 15 (27.27%) Web Services
9 15 (27.27%) Java
9 15 (27.27%) Test Automation
10 14 (25.45%) Middleware
11 13 (23.64%) ISEB
11 13 (23.64%) JavaScript
11 13 (23.64%) RAD
11 13 (23.64%) ISTQB
12 12 (21.82%) .NET
13 11 (20.00%) XSLT
13 11 (20.00%) Software Testing
13 11 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 10 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
14 10 (18.18%) Change Control
14 10 (18.18%) HTML
14 10 (18.18%) CSS
15 9 (16.36%) Ajax
15 9 (16.36%) Oracle Database 11g
15 9 (16.36%) MVC
15 9 (16.36%) REST
15 9 (16.36%) System Integration Testing
15 9 (16.36%) SDLC

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 24 (43.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 8 (14.55%) Oracle Service Bus
2 8 (14.55%) CMS
3 5 (9.09%) WebSphere
3 5 (9.09%) WebLogic
4 4 (7.27%) Sitecore CMS
4 4 (7.27%) Apache Solr
4 4 (7.27%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (7.27%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (3.64%) Node.js
6 1 (1.82%) IIS
6 1 (1.82%) JBoss
6 1 (1.82%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (7.27%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.82%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.36%) Oracle Database 11g
1 9 (16.36%) Oracle Database
2 4 (7.27%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.64%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.64%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.64%) Big Data
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.82%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.82%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.82%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.82%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.82%) DB2
Development Applications
1 16 (29.09%) SoapUI
2 6 (10.91%) Maven
3 2 (3.64%) JIRA
3 2 (3.64%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.82%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.82%) ERwin
4 1 (1.82%) Jasmine
General
1 19 (34.55%) Finance
2 1 (1.82%) Banking
2 1 (1.82%) Retail
2 1 (1.82%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (32.73%) Developer
2 16 (29.09%) Tester
3 12 (21.82%) Architect
4 6 (10.91%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (9.09%) .NET Developer
6 4 (7.27%) Oracle Developer
6 4 (7.27%) Technical Architect
6 4 (7.27%) Consultant
7 3 (5.45%) Java Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Oracle Consultant
7 3 (5.45%) SOA Developer
8 2 (3.64%) SOA Designer
8 2 (3.64%) Middleware Consultant
8 2 (3.64%) Designer
8 2 (3.64%) Oracle SOA Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Technical Consultant
8 2 (3.64%) Analyst
9 1 (1.82%) Test Analyst
9 1 (1.82%) Applications Developer
9 1 (1.82%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (41.82%) SOAP
2 18 (32.73%) XML
3 15 (27.27%) Web Services
4 14 (25.45%) Middleware
5 12 (21.82%) .NET
6 11 (20.00%) XSLT
7 10 (18.18%) HTML
7 10 (18.18%) CSS
8 9 (16.36%) Ajax
8 9 (16.36%) REST
9 8 (14.55%) Oracle Fusion
10 7 (12.73%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (12.73%) ASP.NET
11 6 (10.91%) J2EE
11 6 (10.91%) JMS
11 6 (10.91%) WSDL
11 6 (10.91%) jQuery
12 5 (9.09%) .NET Framework
12 5 (9.09%) HTML5
12 5 (9.09%) WSRP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.27%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.82%) User Experience
3 1 (1.82%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.82%) DataPower
3 1 (1.82%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.82%) UNIX
1 1 (1.82%) Windows
1 1 (1.82%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (47.27%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (30.91%) Waterfall
3 15 (27.27%) Test Automation
4 13 (23.64%) RAD
5 11 (20.00%) Software Testing
6 10 (18.18%) Change Control
7 9 (16.36%) System Integration Testing
7 9 (16.36%) SDLC
7 9 (16.36%) MVC
8 7 (12.73%) Enterprise Architecture
8 7 (12.73%) BPEL
9 6 (10.91%) TOGAF
9 6 (10.91%) UML
10 5 (9.09%) B2B
10 5 (9.09%) TDD
10 5 (9.09%) Microservices
10 5 (9.09%) Integration Testing
11 4 (7.27%) Analytics
11 4 (7.27%) Ethical Hacking
11 4 (7.27%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 15 (27.27%) Java
2 13 (23.64%) JavaScript
3 8 (14.55%) C#
4 4 (7.27%) SQL
4 4 (7.27%) Ada
5 3 (5.45%) Ruby
6 2 (3.64%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.82%) Python
7 1 (1.82%) XPath
7 1 (1.82%) R
Qualifications
1 13 (23.64%) ISEB
1 13 (23.64%) ISTQB
2 11 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (3.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.82%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (10.91%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.82%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (1.82%) StatsD
Vendors
1 28 (50.91%) Oracle
2 4 (7.27%) Sitecore
3 3 (5.45%) Kony
4 2 (3.64%) IBM
4 2 (3.64%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.82%) Citrix
5 1 (1.82%) Informatica
5 1 (1.82%) VMware
5 1 (1.82%) Teradata
5 1 (1.82%) Apigee
5 1 (1.82%) Mashery
5 1 (1.82%) Tableau
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