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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 72 84 68
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -16
Contract jobs citing SOA 38 25 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.62% 1.56% 1.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.98% 1.82% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 18 9
Median daily rate £450 £305 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.54% -39.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £243 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £435
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.88% +10.00%
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
1275 1372 860
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 87.99% 85.54% 83.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 888 1010 595
Median daily rate £425 £360 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.05% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £275 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £520 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 26 14
Median hourly rate £14.50 £20.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.50% +53.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.99 £9.38 £8.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.20 £175.00 £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.63 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-6.14% +13.06%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 54 (49.09%) Java
2 53 (48.18%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (44.55%) TDD
4 41 (37.27%) Microservices
5 39 (35.45%) Git (software)
6 35 (31.82%) RESTful
7 31 (28.18%) Spring
8 26 (23.64%) Finance
8 26 (23.64%) Scrum
8 26 (23.64%) JavaScript
9 25 (22.73%) Maven
9 25 (22.73%) Jenkins
9 25 (22.73%) Puppet
10 24 (21.82%) JIRA
11 23 (20.91%) OO
11 23 (20.91%) Retail
12 21 (19.09%) OOP
12 21 (19.09%) HTML
12 21 (19.09%) CSS
13 20 (18.18%) .NET
13 20 (18.18%) TOGAF
14 19 (17.27%) Banking
14 19 (17.27%) Continuous Integration
14 19 (17.27%) Docker
15 18 (16.36%) Pair Programming
15 18 (16.36%) Business Intelligence
16 17 (15.45%) CSS3
16 17 (15.45%) HTML5
17 16 (14.55%) Open Source
17 16 (14.55%) Scala

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 6 (5.45%) Apache Solr
1 6 (5.45%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (3.64%) CMS
2 4 (3.64%) Confluence
2 4 (3.64%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (1.82%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.82%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (1.82%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (0.91%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.91%) InfoPath
1 1 (0.91%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.73%) Oracle BPM
1 3 (2.73%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (2.73%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (1.82%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.91%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (13.64%) GitHub
2 4 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.91%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.27%) NoSQL
3 7 (6.36%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.82%) Big Data
4 2 (1.82%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.91%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 39 (35.45%) Git (software)
2 25 (22.73%) Jenkins
2 25 (22.73%) Maven
3 24 (21.82%) JIRA
4 15 (13.64%) Mercurial
5 7 (6.36%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (4.55%) Ant
7 4 (3.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (3.64%) ClearCase
7 4 (3.64%) CruiseControl
7 4 (3.64%) Hudson
7 4 (3.64%) JUnit
7 4 (3.64%) Liquibase
7 4 (3.64%) SonarQube
7 4 (3.64%) Sonatype Nexus
7 4 (3.64%) Subversion
7 4 (3.64%) TeamCity
7 4 (3.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 3 (2.73%) Babel
8 3 (2.73%) webpack
General
1 26 (23.64%) Finance
2 23 (20.91%) Retail
3 19 (17.27%) Banking
4 5 (4.55%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.82%) Billing
6 1 (0.91%) Advertising
6 1 (0.91%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.91%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 43 (39.09%) Developer
2 36 (32.73%) Architect
3 24 (21.82%) Solutions Architect
4 23 (20.91%) Java Developer
4 23 (20.91%) Senior Developer
4 23 (20.91%) Senior Java Developer
5 15 (13.64%) Java Scala Developer
5 15 (13.64%) Scala Developer
5 15 (13.64%) Senior Java Scala Developer
5 15 (13.64%) Senior Scala Developer
6 11 (10.00%) Integration Engineer
6 11 (10.00%) Java Engineer
6 11 (10.00%) Ruby Engineer
6 11 (10.00%) Splunk Engineer
7 9 (8.18%) C# Developer
7 9 (8.18%) Technical Leader
8 7 (6.36%) .NET Developer
9 6 (5.45%) Linux Developer
10 4 (3.64%) Digital Architect
10 4 (3.64%) Digital Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (31.82%) RESTful
2 31 (28.18%) Spring
3 21 (19.09%) CSS
3 21 (19.09%) HTML
4 20 (18.18%) .NET
5 17 (15.45%) CSS3
5 17 (15.45%) HTML5
6 16 (14.55%) Spring Boot
7 15 (13.64%) Hibernate
8 11 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 9 (8.18%) ASP.NET
10 8 (7.27%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (7.27%) Web Services
11 7 (6.36%) AngularJS
11 7 (6.36%) jQuery
11 7 (6.36%) KnockoutJS
11 7 (6.36%) WCF
11 7 (6.36%) XML
12 6 (5.45%) Ajax
12 6 (5.45%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.55%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (6.36%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.82%) N-Tier
3 2 (1.82%) User Experience
4 1 (0.91%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.91%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.91%) Private Cloud
4 1 (0.91%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 16 (14.55%) Linux
2 7 (6.36%) Windows
3 1 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (48.18%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (44.55%) TDD
3 41 (37.27%) Microservices
4 26 (23.64%) Scrum
5 23 (20.91%) OO
6 21 (19.09%) OOP
7 20 (18.18%) TOGAF
8 19 (17.27%) Continuous Integration
9 18 (16.36%) Business Intelligence
9 18 (16.36%) Pair Programming
10 16 (14.55%) Open Source
11 15 (13.64%) Software Delivery
12 13 (11.82%) Content Management
13 11 (10.00%) API Integration
13 11 (10.00%) Information Security
14 10 (9.09%) Coaching
14 10 (9.09%) MVC
15 9 (8.18%) User Stories
16 8 (7.27%) DevOps
17 6 (5.45%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 54 (49.09%) Java
2 26 (23.64%) JavaScript
3 16 (14.55%) C#
3 16 (14.55%) Scala
4 15 (13.64%) Clojure
4 15 (13.64%) Groovy
4 15 (13.64%) Python
4 15 (13.64%) Ruby
5 7 (6.36%) SQL
5 7 (6.36%) T-SQL
6 4 (3.64%) Perl
6 4 (3.64%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.91%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (1.82%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.91%) BC Cleared
2 1 (0.91%) Degree
2 1 (0.91%) ISEB
2 1 (0.91%) ISTQB
2 1 (0.91%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.82%) QA
System Software
1 19 (17.27%) Docker
2 15 (13.64%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 25 (22.73%) Puppet
2 5 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (3.64%) Bareos
3 4 (3.64%) logstash
3 4 (3.64%) yum
Vendors
1 15 (13.64%) Splunk
2 9 (8.18%) Oracle
3 7 (6.36%) Sitecore
4 4 (3.64%) CA
4 4 (3.64%) TIBCO
5 3 (2.73%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.82%) Retalix
7 1 (0.91%) IBM
7 1 (0.91%) IBM Sterling
7 1 (0.91%) Red Hat
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