The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Leeds region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 62 59 76
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +17
Contract jobs citing SOA 16 22 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.54% 2.43% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.94% 3.20% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 6
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.16% -28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £300 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £400 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £390 £400
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £29.50 £32.10
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -8.09%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
824 687 808
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 79.31% 75.74% 72.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 564 379 480
Average daily rate £348 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.20% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 24 14
Average hourly rate £13.50 £38.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.47% +153.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.68 £29.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £45.00 £62.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
SOA
West Yorkshire

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014, 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 20 (54.05%) Oracle
2 14 (37.84%) Web Services
3 13 (35.14%) Finance
4 11 (29.73%) XML
4 11 (29.73%) SQL
5 10 (27.03%) IBM
6 9 (24.32%) SQL Server
6 9 (24.32%) DB2
6 9 (24.32%) Oracle BPM
7 8 (21.62%) Oracle Database
7 8 (21.62%) PL/SQL
7 8 (21.62%) Middleware
7 8 (21.62%) Perforce
8 7 (18.92%) Oracle ADF
8 7 (18.92%) Oracle Forms
8 7 (18.92%) Oracle Reports
8 7 (18.92%) .NET
8 7 (18.92%) COBOL
8 7 (18.92%) UNIX
8 7 (18.92%) Oracle9i Database
9 6 (16.22%) C#
9 6 (16.22%) Java
9 6 (16.22%) Workflow
10 5 (13.51%) WCF
10 5 (13.51%) EAI
10 5 (13.51%) Data Modelling
10 5 (13.51%) FTP
10 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET
10 5 (13.51%) Siebel
10 5 (13.51%) Oracle EDQ

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 4 (10.81%) Oracle Service Bus
2 3 (8.11%) MQSeries
2 3 (8.11%) CMS
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (5.41%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.70%) AquaLogic
4 1 (2.70%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.70%) TIBCO EMS
4 1 (2.70%) Mule
4 1 (2.70%) AquaLogic Service Bus
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Office
1 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.41%) MS Visio
1 2 (5.41%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (24.32%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.51%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (24.32%) SQL Server
1 9 (24.32%) DB2
2 8 (21.62%) Oracle Database
3 7 (18.92%) Oracle Reports
3 7 (18.92%) Oracle9i Database
4 2 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (5.41%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (18.92%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.70%) SoapUI
2 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (35.14%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Retail
3 1 (2.70%) Billing
3 1 (2.70%) Automotive
3 1 (2.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (40.54%) Developer
2 13 (35.14%) Architect
3 8 (21.62%) Oracle Developer
4 6 (16.22%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (10.81%) .NET Developer
5 4 (10.81%) C# Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Designer
5 4 (10.81%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Oracle Architect
6 3 (8.11%) SOA Designer
6 3 (8.11%) SOA Architect
6 3 (8.11%) Siebel Technical Consultant
6 3 (8.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (8.11%) .NET Web Developer
6 3 (8.11%) C# Web Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Siebel Consultant
6 3 (8.11%) Technical Consultant
6 3 (8.11%) Web Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (37.84%) Web Services
2 11 (29.73%) XML
3 8 (21.62%) Middleware
4 7 (18.92%) Oracle ADF
4 7 (18.92%) .NET
5 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET
5 5 (13.51%) WCF
6 4 (10.81%) CSS
6 4 (10.81%) Oracle Fusion
7 3 (8.11%) XHTML
7 3 (8.11%) HTML
8 2 (5.41%) XSLT
8 2 (5.41%) J2EE
8 2 (5.41%) Java EE
9 1 (2.70%) JMS
9 1 (2.70%) WSDL
9 1 (2.70%) SOAP
9 1 (2.70%) XSD
9 1 (2.70%) WPF
9 1 (2.70%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.70%) N-Tier
1 1 (2.70%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.92%) UNIX
2 1 (2.70%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (16.22%) Workflow
2 5 (13.51%) EAI
2 5 (13.51%) Data Modelling
3 4 (10.81%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (10.81%) TOGAF
3 4 (10.81%) MVC
4 3 (8.11%) Data Management
4 3 (8.11%) Unit Testing
4 3 (8.11%) Master Data Management
4 3 (8.11%) Project Management
5 2 (5.41%) UML
5 2 (5.41%) BPEL
5 2 (5.41%) Data Stewardship
5 2 (5.41%) Information Assurance
5 2 (5.41%) Performance Testing
5 2 (5.41%) Data Security
6 1 (2.70%) Multithreading
6 1 (2.70%) BPMN
6 1 (2.70%) Data Migration
6 1 (2.70%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 11 (29.73%) SQL
2 8 (21.62%) PL/SQL
3 7 (18.92%) COBOL
4 6 (16.22%) Java
4 6 (16.22%) C#
5 2 (5.41%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.70%) C
6 1 (2.70%) VB
6 1 (2.70%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.70%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.51%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (13.51%) Oracle EDQ
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (2.70%) OpenView
2 1 (2.70%) MOM
2 1 (2.70%) OVSD
2 1 (2.70%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 20 (54.05%) Oracle
2 10 (27.03%) IBM
3 8 (21.62%) Perforce
4 5 (13.51%) Siebel
5 2 (5.41%) TIBCO
6 1 (2.70%) JBoss
6 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.70%) HP
6 1 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.70%) Telerik
6 1 (2.70%) Unica
6 1 (2.70%) Pega
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