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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 55 88 69
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -19
Contract jobs citing SOA 57 16 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 3.87% 1.04% 1.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.39% 1.21% 1.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 11 11
Median daily rate £450 £425 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £225 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £470 £450 £416
% change year-on-year
+4.44% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £40.60 £43.25
% change year-on-year
+10.83% -6.12%
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
1299 1325 995
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 88.13% 86.04% 84.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 925 984 715
Median daily rate £425 £360 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.05% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 22 16
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% -1.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.89 £9.28 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £175.00 £110.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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
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 26 June 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 26 June 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 (44.25%) Java
2 49 (43.36%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (39.82%) TDD
4 38 (33.63%) Microservices
5 37 (32.74%) Git (software)
6 32 (28.32%) RESTful
7 28 (24.78%) Spring
8 26 (23.01%) Maven
8 26 (23.01%) Jenkins
9 25 (22.12%) Puppet
9 25 (22.12%) JIRA
9 25 (22.12%) Finance
10 24 (21.24%) Scrum
10 24 (21.24%) Retail
11 22 (19.47%) JavaScript
11 22 (19.47%) OO
12 20 (17.70%) TOGAF
13 19 (16.81%) .NET
13 19 (16.81%) Business Intelligence
13 19 (16.81%) Banking
13 19 (16.81%) Docker
14 18 (15.93%) OOP
15 17 (15.04%) CSS
15 17 (15.04%) HTML
15 17 (15.04%) Continuous Integration
16 16 (14.16%) Linux
16 16 (14.16%) Spring Boot
17 15 (13.27%) C#
18 14 (12.39%) Python
18 14 (12.39%) Pair Programming

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 5 (4.42%) Apache Solr
1 5 (4.42%) Confluence
1 5 (4.42%) Elasticsearch
1 5 (4.42%) Oracle Service Bus
2 3 (2.65%) CMS
2 3 (2.65%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (1.77%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.77%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (0.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.88%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 6 (5.31%) Oracle Retail
2 4 (3.54%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (2.65%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (2.65%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.88%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.62%) GitHub
2 4 (3.54%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.54%) H.323
1 4 (3.54%) LAN
1 4 (3.54%) VoIP
1 4 (3.54%) WAN
2 2 (1.77%) CTI
3 1 (0.88%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.85%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.31%) NoSQL
3 5 (4.42%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.77%) Big Data
4 2 (1.77%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.77%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.88%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 37 (32.74%) Git (software)
2 26 (23.01%) Jenkins
2 26 (23.01%) Maven
3 25 (22.12%) JIRA
4 12 (10.62%) Mercurial
5 7 (6.19%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (4.42%) Ant
6 5 (4.42%) JUnit
6 5 (4.42%) Liquibase
6 5 (4.42%) SonarQube
6 5 (4.42%) Sonatype Nexus
7 4 (3.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (3.54%) ClearCase
7 4 (3.54%) CruiseControl
7 4 (3.54%) Hudson
7 4 (3.54%) Subversion
7 4 (3.54%) TeamCity
7 4 (3.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 3 (2.65%) Babel
8 3 (2.65%) webpack
General
1 25 (22.12%) Finance
2 24 (21.24%) Retail
3 19 (16.81%) Banking
4 5 (4.42%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.77%) Billing
6 1 (0.88%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.88%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 44 (38.94%) Architect
2 40 (35.40%) Developer
3 28 (24.78%) Solutions Architect
4 22 (19.47%) Senior Developer
5 21 (18.58%) Java Developer
5 21 (18.58%) Senior Java Developer
6 12 (10.62%) Java Scala Developer
6 12 (10.62%) Scala Developer
6 12 (10.62%) Senior Java Scala Developer
6 12 (10.62%) Senior Scala Developer
7 9 (7.96%) Integration Engineer
7 9 (7.96%) Java Engineer
7 9 (7.96%) Ruby Engineer
7 9 (7.96%) Splunk Engineer
7 9 (7.96%) Technical Leader
8 8 (7.08%) C# Developer
9 6 (5.31%) .NET Developer
9 6 (5.31%) Linux Developer
10 5 (4.42%) Digital Architect
10 5 (4.42%) Digital Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (28.32%) RESTful
2 28 (24.78%) Spring
3 19 (16.81%) .NET
4 17 (15.04%) CSS
4 17 (15.04%) HTML
5 16 (14.16%) Spring Boot
6 14 (12.39%) CSS3
6 14 (12.39%) HTML5
7 12 (10.62%) Hibernate
7 12 (10.62%) Web Services
8 9 (7.96%) ASP.NET Web API
9 8 (7.08%) ASP.NET
9 8 (7.08%) Middleware
9 8 (7.08%) XML
10 7 (6.19%) AngularJS
10 7 (6.19%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (6.19%) WCF
11 6 (5.31%) Express
11 6 (5.31%) KnockoutJS
11 6 (5.31%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.62%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (5.31%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.54%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.77%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.88%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.88%) IVR
5 1 (0.88%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.88%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.88%) User Experience
5 1 (0.88%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 16 (14.16%) Linux
2 8 (7.08%) Windows
3 1 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (43.36%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (39.82%) TDD
3 38 (33.63%) Microservices
4 24 (21.24%) Scrum
5 22 (19.47%) OO
6 20 (17.70%) TOGAF
7 19 (16.81%) Business Intelligence
8 18 (15.93%) OOP
9 17 (15.04%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (12.39%) Open Source
10 14 (12.39%) Pair Programming
11 13 (11.50%) Content Management
12 12 (10.62%) Software Delivery
13 10 (8.85%) Coaching
14 9 (7.96%) API Integration
14 9 (7.96%) DevOps
14 9 (7.96%) Information Security
14 9 (7.96%) User Stories
15 8 (7.08%) MVC
15 8 (7.08%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 50 (44.25%) Java
2 22 (19.47%) JavaScript
3 15 (13.27%) C#
4 14 (12.39%) Python
4 14 (12.39%) Ruby
5 13 (11.50%) Scala
6 12 (10.62%) Clojure
6 12 (10.62%) Groovy
7 7 (6.19%) SQL
7 7 (6.19%) T-SQL
8 5 (4.42%) Perl
9 4 (3.54%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.88%) PHP
10 1 (0.88%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (2.65%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.88%) BC Cleared
2 1 (0.88%) Degree
2 1 (0.88%) ISEB
2 1 (0.88%) ISTQB
2 1 (0.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.77%) QA
2 1 (0.88%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 19 (16.81%) Docker
2 12 (10.62%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (2.65%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 25 (22.12%) Puppet
2 5 (4.42%) Bareos
2 5 (4.42%) yum
3 4 (3.54%) logstash
3 4 (3.54%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (11.50%) Splunk
2 11 (9.73%) Oracle
3 6 (5.31%) Sitecore
4 5 (4.42%) Retalix
5 4 (3.54%) Avaya
5 4 (3.54%) CA
5 4 (3.54%) TIBCO
6 3 (2.65%) Citrix
7 2 (1.77%) Capita
7 2 (1.77%) Genesys
8 1 (0.88%) IBM
8 1 (0.88%) IBM Sterling
8 1 (0.88%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.88%) Red Hat
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