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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 71 58 59
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +1
Contract jobs citing SOA 17 39 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.55% 2.72% 1.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.84% 3.24% 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 28 10
Median daily rate £500 £478 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.71% +19.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £372 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £451 £450
% change year-on-year
-0.11% +0.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £50.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +42.85%

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
923 1205 1005
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 84.37% 84.15% 86.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 602 833 715
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 17 11
Median hourly rate £13.50 £15.25 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.47% -15.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.69 £10.20 £11.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.89 £19.47 £31.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017, 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 23 (54.76%) Java
2 19 (45.24%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (42.86%) SOAP
4 17 (40.48%) TDD
5 16 (38.10%) Mule
5 16 (38.10%) Middleware
5 16 (38.10%) MuleSoft
6 15 (35.71%) Mule ESB
7 14 (33.33%) OO
7 14 (33.33%) .NET
8 12 (28.57%) JavaScript
8 12 (28.57%) REST
9 11 (26.19%) Enterprise Software
9 11 (26.19%) E-Commerce
9 11 (26.19%) Open Source
10 10 (23.81%) HTML
11 9 (21.43%) EAI
11 9 (21.43%) RESTful
11 9 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (21.43%) AngularJS
12 8 (19.05%) SDLC
13 7 (16.67%) Web Services
13 7 (16.67%) C#
13 7 (16.67%) J2EE
14 6 (14.29%) Servlets
14 6 (14.29%) EJB
14 6 (14.29%) OOD
14 6 (14.29%) JMS
14 6 (14.29%) B2B
14 6 (14.29%) Microsoft

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 (38.10%) Mule
2 15 (35.71%) Mule ESB
3 6 (14.29%) Confluence
4 4 (9.52%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (9.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (9.52%) SharePoint
5 2 (4.76%) CMS
5 2 (4.76%) Oracle Service Bus
5 2 (4.76%) WebLogic
6 1 (2.38%) Apache Solr
6 1 (2.38%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (2.38%) IIS
6 1 (2.38%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (2.38%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (7.14%) InfoPath
2 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) GitHub
1 2 (4.76%) SaaS
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.14%) Internet
2 1 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.52%) Relational Database
1 4 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.14%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.76%) MySQL
3 2 (4.76%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (4.76%) Riak
4 1 (2.38%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (14.29%) JIRA
2 4 (9.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 4 (9.52%) Git (software)
2 4 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (9.52%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.76%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.76%) Maven
3 2 (4.76%) Mercurial
4 1 (2.38%) Babel
4 1 (2.38%) webpack
General
1 4 (9.52%) Local Government
2 3 (7.14%) Finance
3 2 (4.76%) Retail
3 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (66.67%) Developer
2 7 (16.67%) Architect
2 7 (16.67%) Integration Developer
2 7 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 6 (14.29%) MuleSoft Developer
4 4 (9.52%) Senior Developer
4 4 (9.52%) Technical Leader
5 3 (7.14%) .NET Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Scala Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Senior Architect
5 3 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (4.76%) DBA
6 2 (4.76%) Digital Architect
6 2 (4.76%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Oracle DBA
6 2 (4.76%) Senior Digital Architect
6 2 (4.76%) Senior Scala Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Software Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.76%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (42.86%) SOAP
2 16 (38.10%) Middleware
3 14 (33.33%) .NET
4 12 (28.57%) REST
5 10 (23.81%) HTML
6 9 (21.43%) AngularJS
6 9 (21.43%) RESTful
7 7 (16.67%) J2EE
7 7 (16.67%) Web Services
8 6 (14.29%) EJB
8 6 (14.29%) JMS
8 6 (14.29%) Servlets
8 6 (14.29%) Spring
9 5 (11.90%) .NET Framework
10 4 (9.52%) Castle Windsor
10 4 (9.52%) Hibernate
10 4 (9.52%) JSON
10 4 (9.52%) NHibernate
10 4 (9.52%) Spring.NET
10 4 (9.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.19%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (11.90%) N-Tier
3 3 (7.14%) Algorithms
4 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.76%) User Experience
5 1 (2.38%) FMCG
5 1 (2.38%) RIA
5 1 (2.38%) Virtual Team
5 1 (2.38%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.52%) Windows
2 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (4.76%) Linux
3 2 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (4.76%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.38%) Unix
4 1 (2.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (45.24%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (40.48%) TDD
3 14 (33.33%) OO
4 11 (26.19%) E-Commerce
4 11 (26.19%) Open Source
5 9 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (21.43%) EAI
6 8 (19.05%) SDLC
7 6 (14.29%) API Development
7 6 (14.29%) B2B
7 6 (14.29%) OOD
7 6 (14.29%) Scrum
7 6 (14.29%) SOLID
8 5 (11.90%) Analytics
8 5 (11.90%) Microservices
8 5 (11.90%) MVC
9 4 (9.52%) Build Automation
9 4 (9.52%) Pair Programming
10 3 (7.14%) UML
10 3 (7.14%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 23 (54.76%) Java
2 12 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 7 (16.67%) C#
4 4 (9.52%) Scala
5 3 (7.14%) Clojure
5 3 (7.14%) Groovy
5 3 (7.14%) Python
5 3 (7.14%) SQL
6 2 (4.76%) PHP
6 2 (4.76%) PL/SQL
6 2 (4.76%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.38%) C
7 1 (2.38%) F#
7 1 (2.38%) Ruby
7 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.38%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (4.76%) OCP
1 2 (4.76%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (2.38%) Degree
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 5 (11.90%) Docker
2 2 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (11.90%) Ansible
1 5 (11.90%) Puppet
2 2 (4.76%) Data Guard
2 2 (4.76%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 16 (38.10%) MuleSoft
2 6 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 4 (9.52%) Oracle
4 2 (4.76%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.38%) Sitecore