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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 54 61 48
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -13
Contract jobs citing SOA 41 23 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.76% 2.02% 3.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.29% 2.34% 4.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 10 24
Average daily rate £500 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £455 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £451 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.22% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £35.00 £35.35
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -0.99%
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
1245 985 797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 83.78% 86.48% 81.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 854 707 476
Average daily rate £400 £375 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 12 8
Average hourly rate £15.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.92 £12.05 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.21 £29.80 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 10 February 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 10 February 2016, 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 41 (40.20%) Oracle
2 38 (37.25%) Java
3 37 (36.27%) Web Services
4 30 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (24.51%) Middleware
6 23 (22.55%) Oracle Fusion
6 23 (22.55%) Oracle Service Bus
7 22 (21.57%) Maven
8 20 (19.61%) Finance
9 18 (17.65%) SQL
9 18 (17.65%) Oracle Database
10 17 (16.67%) .NET
10 17 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
11 16 (15.69%) Business Intelligence
11 16 (15.69%) TDD
12 15 (14.71%) JIRA
12 15 (14.71%) Git (software)
12 15 (14.71%) Microservices
13 14 (13.73%) Jenkins
13 14 (13.73%) DevOps
13 14 (13.73%) Data Protection
13 14 (13.73%) Service Delivery
13 14 (13.73%) XML
14 13 (12.75%) JavaScript
14 13 (12.75%) Security Cleared
14 13 (12.75%) Confluence
14 13 (12.75%) Puppet
14 13 (12.75%) Analytics
15 12 (11.76%) Oracle Retail
15 12 (11.76%) REST

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 23 (22.55%) Oracle Service Bus
2 13 (12.75%) Confluence
3 9 (8.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 7 (6.86%) CMS
5 6 (5.88%) Node.js
5 6 (5.88%) WebLogic
6 4 (3.92%) WebSphere
6 4 (3.92%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (2.94%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (1.96%) Apache Solr
8 2 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.98%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (3.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (11.76%) Oracle Retail
2 9 (8.82%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (2.94%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (2.94%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.98%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.98%) IaaS
3 1 (0.98%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.80%) LAN
1 10 (9.80%) WAN
2 9 (8.82%) H.323
2 9 (8.82%) VoIP
3 7 (6.86%) CTI
4 1 (0.98%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.98%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (0.98%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (0.98%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (17.65%) Oracle Database
2 17 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (7.84%) SQL Server
4 7 (6.86%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 4 (3.92%) MongoDB
5 4 (3.92%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.98%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.98%) Big Data
7 1 (0.98%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.98%) OLTP
7 1 (0.98%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 22 (21.57%) Maven
2 15 (14.71%) Git (software)
2 15 (14.71%) JIRA
3 14 (13.73%) Jenkins
4 12 (11.76%) JUnit
4 12 (11.76%) Liquibase
4 12 (11.76%) SonarQube
4 12 (11.76%) Sonatype Nexus
5 4 (3.92%) Babel
6 3 (2.94%) Bundler
6 3 (2.94%) Firebug
6 3 (2.94%) Gemnasium
7 2 (1.96%) SoapUI
7 2 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.98%) Ant
8 1 (0.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.98%) Hudson
8 1 (0.98%) MSTest
8 1 (0.98%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.98%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 20 (19.61%) Finance
2 12 (11.76%) Retail
3 3 (2.94%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.98%) Advertising
4 1 (0.98%) Banking
4 1 (0.98%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.98%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 48 (47.06%) Architect
2 33 (32.35%) Developer
3 24 (23.53%) Solutions Architect
4 14 (13.73%) Java Developer
5 11 (10.78%) Oracle Architect
6 10 (9.80%) Oracle Developer
7 8 (7.84%) C# Developer
7 8 (7.84%) DevOps Architect
8 7 (6.86%) Consultant
8 7 (6.86%) Senior Developer
9 6 (5.88%) .NET Developer
9 6 (5.88%) Oracle Solutions Architect
10 5 (4.90%) Middleware Developer
10 5 (4.90%) Oracle Consultant
10 5 (4.90%) Test Engineer
11 4 (3.92%) Citrix Architect
11 4 (3.92%) Performance Engineer
11 4 (3.92%) Performance Test Engineer
11 4 (3.92%) Senior Java Developer
11 4 (3.92%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (36.27%) Web Services
2 25 (24.51%) Middleware
3 23 (22.55%) Oracle Fusion
4 17 (16.67%) .NET
5 14 (13.73%) XML
6 12 (11.76%) REST
7 10 (9.80%) SOAP
8 9 (8.82%) XSLT
9 7 (6.86%) WSDL
9 7 (6.86%) XSD
10 6 (5.88%) Ajax
10 6 (5.88%) AngularJS
10 6 (5.88%) JSON
11 5 (4.90%) CSS
11 5 (4.90%) HTML
11 5 (4.90%) JMS
11 5 (4.90%) WSRP
12 4 (3.92%) ASP.NET
12 4 (3.92%) J2EE
12 4 (3.92%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.80%) Data Centre
2 6 (5.88%) Data Integration
3 5 (4.90%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.90%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.90%) N-Tier
4 4 (3.92%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.96%) DataPower
6 1 (0.98%) IVR
6 1 (0.98%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.98%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.84%) Windows
2 5 (4.90%) Android
2 5 (4.90%) Apple iOS
3 3 (2.94%) Linux
4 1 (0.98%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (15.69%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (15.69%) TDD
3 15 (14.71%) Microservices
4 14 (13.73%) Data Protection
4 14 (13.73%) DevOps
4 14 (13.73%) Service Delivery
5 13 (12.75%) Analytics
6 12 (11.76%) ERP
7 11 (10.78%) Continuous Delivery
8 10 (9.80%) Identity Management
8 10 (9.80%) Service Management
9 9 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (8.82%) Integration Testing
9 9 (8.82%) OO
9 9 (8.82%) Technical Architecture
10 8 (7.84%) BDD
10 8 (7.84%) BPEL
10 8 (7.84%) Matrix Management
11 7 (6.86%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 38 (37.25%) Java
2 18 (17.65%) SQL
3 13 (12.75%) JavaScript
4 10 (9.80%) C#
5 6 (5.88%) Python
6 5 (4.90%) Perl
6 5 (4.90%) Ruby
7 4 (3.92%) Ada
7 4 (3.92%) PHP
7 4 (3.92%) Scala
7 4 (3.92%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.98%) R
8 1 (0.98%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (12.75%) Security Cleared
2 12 (11.76%) SC Cleared
3 7 (6.86%) Degree
4 6 (5.88%) ISEB
4 6 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.98%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.98%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.96%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (1.96%) WCAG
System Software
1 8 (7.84%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (1.96%) vCloud
3 1 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (12.75%) Puppet
2 12 (11.76%) Bareos
2 12 (11.76%) yum
3 10 (9.80%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 10 (9.80%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 6 (5.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 5 (4.90%) Oracle Identity Management
6 2 (1.96%) logstash
6 2 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.98%) Piwik
7 1 (0.98%) StatsD
Vendors
1 41 (40.20%) Oracle
2 12 (11.76%) Retalix
3 9 (8.82%) Avaya
3 9 (8.82%) Citrix
4 7 (6.86%) Genesys
5 3 (2.94%) IBM
5 3 (2.94%) Kony
5 3 (2.94%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.94%) Red Hat
5 3 (2.94%) Sitecore
5 3 (2.94%) Sonatype
6 2 (1.96%) Capita
7 1 (0.98%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.98%) CA
7 1 (0.98%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.98%) Cisco
7 1 (0.98%) F5
7 1 (0.98%) Splunk
7 1 (0.98%) Tableau
7 1 (0.98%) TIBCO
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