The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 35 95 73
Rank change year-on-year
+60 -22
Contract jobs citing SOA 75 13 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 4.95% 0.90% 1.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.73% 1.05% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 9 11
Median daily rate £475 £495 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.04% +65.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £380 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £560 £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £36.25 £49.25
% change year-on-year
+24.13% -26.39%
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
1309 1243 1033
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 86.46% 85.90% 82.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 932 897 731
Median daily rate £425 £363 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% +9.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £265 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 20 18
Median hourly rate £11.75 £17.50 £16.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.85% +8.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.70 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.75 £175.00 £110.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.19% +1.66%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leeds region citing SOA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 May 2016.

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 29 May 2016, 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 Leeds region with a requirement for SOA.

1 50 (45.05%) Java
2 47 (42.34%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (34.23%) Git (software)
3 38 (34.23%) Microservices
4 37 (33.33%) TDD
5 30 (27.03%) Maven
5 30 (27.03%) Jenkins
6 29 (26.13%) Puppet
6 29 (26.13%) RESTful
6 29 (26.13%) JIRA
7 26 (23.42%) Retail
8 25 (22.52%) Finance
8 25 (22.52%) Spring
9 20 (18.02%) Scrum
9 20 (18.02%) TOGAF
10 19 (17.12%) Banking
10 19 (17.12%) Business Intelligence
11 17 (15.32%) OO
11 17 (15.32%) Docker
12 16 (14.41%) Linux
12 16 (14.41%) .NET
12 16 (14.41%) Spring Boot
13 15 (13.51%) Oracle
13 15 (13.51%) JavaScript
14 14 (12.61%) OOP
15 13 (11.71%) Python
15 13 (11.71%) DevOps
15 13 (11.71%) Content Management
15 13 (11.71%) Ruby
16 12 (10.81%) Continuous Integration

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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 9 (8.11%) Confluence
1 9 (8.11%) Oracle Service Bus
2 4 (3.60%) Apache Solr
2 4 (3.60%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (3.60%) Node.js
3 2 (1.80%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.80%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (1.80%) CMS
3 2 (1.80%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.90%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.90%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 10 (9.01%) Oracle Retail
2 6 (5.41%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (2.70%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (2.70%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.90%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.11%) GitHub
2 4 (3.60%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.60%) H.323
1 4 (3.60%) LAN
1 4 (3.60%) VoIP
1 4 (3.60%) WAN
2 2 (1.80%) CTI
3 1 (0.90%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.11%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.50%) NoSQL
3 4 (3.60%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.80%) Big Data
4 2 (1.80%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.80%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.90%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 38 (34.23%) Git (software)
2 30 (27.03%) Jenkins
2 30 (27.03%) Maven
3 29 (26.13%) JIRA
4 9 (8.11%) JUnit
4 9 (8.11%) Liquibase
4 9 (8.11%) Mercurial
4 9 (8.11%) SonarQube
4 9 (8.11%) Sonatype Nexus
5 7 (6.31%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (4.50%) Ant
7 4 (3.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (3.60%) ClearCase
7 4 (3.60%) CruiseControl
7 4 (3.60%) Hudson
7 4 (3.60%) Subversion
7 4 (3.60%) TeamCity
7 4 (3.60%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.90%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.90%) SoapUI
General
1 26 (23.42%) Retail
2 25 (22.52%) Finance
3 19 (17.12%) Banking
4 5 (4.50%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.80%) Billing
6 1 (0.90%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.90%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 51 (45.95%) Architect
2 34 (30.63%) Developer
3 29 (26.13%) Solutions Architect
4 19 (17.12%) Senior Developer
5 18 (16.22%) Java Developer
5 18 (16.22%) Senior Java Developer
6 9 (8.11%) Java Scala Developer
6 9 (8.11%) Scala Developer
6 9 (8.11%) Senior Java Scala Developer
6 9 (8.11%) Senior Scala Developer
6 9 (8.11%) Technical Leader
7 8 (7.21%) Integration Engineer
7 8 (7.21%) Java Engineer
7 8 (7.21%) Oracle Architect
7 8 (7.21%) Ruby Engineer
7 8 (7.21%) Splunk Engineer
8 7 (6.31%) C# Developer
9 6 (5.41%) Linux Developer
10 5 (4.50%) Designer
10 5 (4.50%) Digital Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (26.13%) RESTful
2 25 (22.52%) Spring
3 16 (14.41%) .NET
3 16 (14.41%) Spring Boot
4 12 (10.81%) CSS
4 12 (10.81%) HTML
4 12 (10.81%) Middleware
4 12 (10.81%) Web Services
5 11 (9.91%) CSS3
5 11 (9.91%) HTML5
6 10 (9.01%) Oracle Fusion
7 9 (8.11%) Hibernate
8 8 (7.21%) XML
9 7 (6.31%) ASP.NET
10 6 (5.41%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (5.41%) ASP.NET Web API
10 6 (5.41%) JSON
11 5 (4.50%) AngularJS
11 5 (4.50%) jQuery
11 5 (4.50%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.11%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (4.50%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.60%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.80%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.90%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.90%) IVR
5 1 (0.90%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.90%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.90%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 16 (14.41%) Linux
2 8 (7.21%) Windows
3 1 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (42.34%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (34.23%) Microservices
3 37 (33.33%) TDD
4 20 (18.02%) Scrum
4 20 (18.02%) TOGAF
5 19 (17.12%) Business Intelligence
6 17 (15.32%) OO
7 14 (12.61%) OOP
8 13 (11.71%) Content Management
8 13 (11.71%) DevOps
9 12 (10.81%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (10.81%) Service Design
10 11 (9.91%) Open Source
11 10 (9.01%) Coaching
12 9 (8.11%) Data Protection
12 9 (8.11%) ERP
12 9 (8.11%) Pair Programming
12 9 (8.11%) Software Delivery
12 9 (8.11%) User Stories
13 8 (7.21%) API Integration
Programming Languages
1 50 (45.05%) Java
2 15 (13.51%) JavaScript
3 13 (11.71%) Python
3 13 (11.71%) Ruby
4 12 (10.81%) C#
5 10 (9.01%) Scala
6 9 (8.11%) Clojure
6 9 (8.11%) Groovy
7 6 (5.41%) SQL
7 6 (5.41%) T-SQL
8 5 (4.50%) Perl
9 4 (3.60%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.90%) PHP
10 1 (0.90%) XPath
Qualifications
1 7 (6.31%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.90%) BC Cleared
3 1 (0.90%) Degree
3 1 (0.90%) ISEB
3 1 (0.90%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.80%) QA
2 1 (0.90%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 17 (15.32%) Docker
2 3 (2.70%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 29 (26.13%) Puppet
2 9 (8.11%) Bareos
2 9 (8.11%) yum
3 4 (3.60%) logstash
3 4 (3.60%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (13.51%) Oracle
2 12 (10.81%) Splunk
3 9 (8.11%) Retalix
4 5 (4.50%) Sitecore
5 4 (3.60%) Avaya
5 4 (3.60%) CA
5 4 (3.60%) TIBCO
6 3 (2.70%) Citrix
7 2 (1.80%) Capita
7 2 (1.80%) Genesys
8 1 (0.90%) IBM
8 1 (0.90%) IBM Sterling
8 1 (0.90%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.90%) Red Hat
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