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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 63 46 67
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +21
Contract jobs citing SOA 23 61 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.03% 3.76% 1.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.39% 4.32% 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 50 10
Median daily rate £510 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.36% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £386
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £750
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £473 £450
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £48.75
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -7.69%
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
961 1412 1000
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 84.74% 87.11% 82.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 632 949 692
Median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £566 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 33 11
Median hourly rate £13.50 £15.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.90% -3.12%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +36.00%

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
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 December 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 35 (58.33%) Java
2 34 (56.67%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (56.67%) TDD
3 23 (38.33%) Continuous Integration
3 23 (38.33%) JavaScript
4 21 (35.00%) HTML
4 21 (35.00%) SOAP
5 20 (33.33%) OO
5 20 (33.33%) RESTful
5 20 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
6 18 (30.00%) .NET
7 17 (28.33%) Scrum
7 17 (28.33%) Open Source
8 16 (26.67%) Microservices
8 16 (26.67%) MuleSoft
8 16 (26.67%) Mule ESB
8 16 (26.67%) Mule
9 15 (25.00%) Pair Programming
9 15 (25.00%) Hibernate
9 15 (25.00%) OOP
9 15 (25.00%) CSS
10 14 (23.33%) Middleware
10 14 (23.33%) Spring
10 14 (23.33%) Scala
11 13 (21.67%) Git (software)
11 13 (21.67%) C#
12 12 (20.00%) Groovy
12 12 (20.00%) HTML5
12 12 (20.00%) Clojure
12 12 (20.00%) CSS3

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 16 (26.67%) Mule
1 16 (26.67%) Mule ESB
2 6 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (8.33%) CMS
3 5 (8.33%) Confluence
3 5 (8.33%) SharePoint
4 4 (6.67%) Apache Solr
4 4 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (6.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (6.67%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (5.00%) WebLogic
6 2 (3.33%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (1.67%) IIS
7 1 (1.67%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.67%) Umbraco
7 1 (1.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (6.67%) InfoPath
2 2 (3.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (18.33%) GitHub
2 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.00%) NoSQL
3 5 (8.33%) MongoDB
4 3 (5.00%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.33%) MySQL
5 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database
5 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.67%) Big Data
6 1 (1.67%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.67%) Riak
6 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (21.67%) Git (software)
2 11 (18.33%) Mercurial
3 5 (8.33%) JIRA
3 5 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (8.33%) Visual Studio
4 3 (5.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (5.00%) Maven
5 2 (3.33%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.33%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (1.67%) Babel
6 1 (1.67%) JProfiler
6 1 (1.67%) JUnit
6 1 (1.67%) LoadUI
6 1 (1.67%) Selenium
6 1 (1.67%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.67%) VisualVM
6 1 (1.67%) webpack
General
1 6 (10.00%) Local Government
2 3 (5.00%) Retail
3 2 (3.33%) Finance
4 1 (1.67%) Advertising
4 1 (1.67%) Banking
4 1 (1.67%) Billing
4 1 (1.67%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 42 (70.00%) Developer
2 15 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 13 (21.67%) Senior Developer
4 12 (20.00%) Scala Developer
4 12 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 11 (18.33%) Java Scala Developer
5 11 (18.33%) Senior Java Scala Developer
5 11 (18.33%) Senior Scala Developer
6 9 (15.00%) .NET Developer
7 7 (11.67%) Integration Developer
7 7 (11.67%) MuleSoft Developer
8 6 (10.00%) Architect
8 6 (10.00%) Technical Leader
9 4 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (6.67%) C# Developer
10 3 (5.00%) .NET Software Developer
10 3 (5.00%) Software Developer
11 2 (3.33%) DBA
11 2 (3.33%) Integration Engineer
11 2 (3.33%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (35.00%) HTML
1 21 (35.00%) SOAP
2 20 (33.33%) RESTful
3 18 (30.00%) .NET
4 15 (25.00%) CSS
4 15 (25.00%) Hibernate
5 14 (23.33%) Middleware
5 14 (23.33%) Spring
6 12 (20.00%) CSS3
6 12 (20.00%) HTML5
7 11 (18.33%) REST
8 10 (16.67%) J2EE
9 9 (15.00%) .NET Framework
9 9 (15.00%) ASP.NET Web API
10 8 (13.33%) AngularJS
11 7 (11.67%) ASP.NET
11 7 (11.67%) EJB
11 7 (11.67%) JMS
11 7 (11.67%) Web Services
12 6 (10.00%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 20 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (11.67%) N-Tier
3 4 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.33%) Algorithms
4 2 (3.33%) User Experience
5 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.67%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.67%) Windows
2 3 (5.00%) Linux
2 3 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (3.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.67%) CentOS
4 1 (1.67%) Unix
4 1 (1.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (56.67%) Agile Software Development
1 34 (56.67%) TDD
2 23 (38.33%) Continuous Integration
3 20 (33.33%) OO
4 17 (28.33%) Open Source
4 17 (28.33%) Scrum
5 16 (26.67%) Microservices
6 15 (25.00%) OOP
6 15 (25.00%) Pair Programming
7 12 (20.00%) Software Delivery
8 11 (18.33%) SDLC
9 10 (16.67%) E-Commerce
10 8 (13.33%) EAI
10 8 (13.33%) SOLID
11 7 (11.67%) MVC
11 7 (11.67%) Workflow
12 6 (10.00%) API Development
12 6 (10.00%) B2B
12 6 (10.00%) Build Automation
12 6 (10.00%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 35 (58.33%) Java
2 23 (38.33%) JavaScript
3 14 (23.33%) Scala
4 13 (21.67%) C#
5 12 (20.00%) Clojure
5 12 (20.00%) Groovy
6 6 (10.00%) SQL
7 4 (6.67%) Python
7 4 (6.67%) T-SQL
8 3 (5.00%) Ruby
9 2 (3.33%) PL/SQL
9 2 (3.33%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.67%) F#
10 1 (1.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (5.00%) Degree
2 2 (3.33%) OCP
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 12 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
2 5 (8.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (8.33%) Puppet
2 4 (6.67%) Ansible
3 2 (3.33%) Data Guard
3 2 (3.33%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (26.67%) MuleSoft
2 9 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.67%) Oracle
3 4 (6.67%) Sitecore
4 3 (5.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.33%) Splunk
6 1 (1.67%) Salesforce.com