The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the North Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 28 26 25
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Contract jobs citing SOA 8 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 3.36% 1.60% 2.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.82% 2.26% 2.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 3
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£400 £550 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% +83.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £550 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £550 £328
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £435 £390
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +18.64%
SOA
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 North Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
166 133 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 69.75% 70.74% 75.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 68 53
Average daily rate £400 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 2
Average hourly rate £11.50 £13.50 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.81% -1.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £40.00 £14.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -14.51%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SOA across the North Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

SOA
Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SOA across the North Yorkshire region.

SOA Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

SOA
Daily Rate Histogram in North Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOA across the North Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

SOA Daily Rate Histogram in North Yorkshire

SOA
Hourly Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SOA across the North Yorkshire region.

SOA Hourly Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

SOA
Contract Job Locations in North Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the North Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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IT Job Ads
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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SOA
Yorkshire

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North Yorkshire 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 9 (39.13%) Java
1 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (34.78%) JBoss
2 8 (34.78%) Middleware
3 7 (30.43%) JavaScript
4 6 (26.09%) Oracle
4 6 (26.09%) PRINCE2
4 6 (26.09%) Project Management
5 5 (21.74%) JMS
5 5 (21.74%) E-Commerce
5 5 (21.74%) Waterfall
5 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (17.39%) Jasmine
6 4 (17.39%) BDD
6 4 (17.39%) RESTful
6 4 (17.39%) WebSphere
6 4 (17.39%) XPath
6 4 (17.39%) NetSuite
6 4 (17.39%) JSTL
6 4 (17.39%) GoldMine
6 4 (17.39%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (17.39%) Spring MVC
6 4 (17.39%) Problem Management
6 4 (17.39%) jQuery
6 4 (17.39%) TDD
6 4 (17.39%) Spring
6 4 (17.39%) Ajax
6 4 (17.39%) MVC
6 4 (17.39%) Hibernate
6 4 (17.39%) Scrum

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North Yorkshire 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 8 (34.78%) JBoss
2 4 (17.39%) WebSphere
3 3 (13.04%) WebLogic
3 3 (13.04%) IIS
4 2 (8.70%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (8.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (4.35%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (17.39%) SAP CRM
1 4 (17.39%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (17.39%) GoldMine
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (4.35%) INSURE/90
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) SAN
1 2 (8.70%) BIG-IP
2 1 (4.35%) CTI
2 1 (4.35%) LAN
2 1 (4.35%) WAN
2 1 (4.35%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) DB2
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Eclipse
1 4 (17.39%) Jasmine
2 2 (8.70%) JConsole
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) Project Manager
3 4 (17.39%) Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Support Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Applications Support
3 4 (17.39%) Architect
3 4 (17.39%) Java Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Applications Support Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (13.04%) CRM Manager
4 3 (13.04%) CRM Project Manager
4 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Oracle DBA
5 2 (8.70%) DBA
5 2 (8.70%) Oracle Applications DBA
6 1 (4.35%) Voice Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Agile Project Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle SOA Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Middleware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (34.78%) Middleware
2 5 (21.74%) JMS
3 4 (17.39%) WebSphere MQ
3 4 (17.39%) XML
3 4 (17.39%) XSL
3 4 (17.39%) XSLT
3 4 (17.39%) XHTML
3 4 (17.39%) J2SE
3 4 (17.39%) HTML
3 4 (17.39%) .NET
3 4 (17.39%) J2EE
3 4 (17.39%) CSS
3 4 (17.39%) JSP
3 4 (17.39%) Servlets
3 4 (17.39%) Struts
3 4 (17.39%) Spring
3 4 (17.39%) Ajax
3 4 (17.39%) JSTL
3 4 (17.39%) Spring MVC
3 4 (17.39%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.35%) AS400
2 1 (4.35%) Clustering
2 1 (4.35%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Windows
1 2 (8.70%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (26.09%) Project Management
2 6 (26.09%) PRINCE2
3 5 (21.74%) E-Commerce
3 5 (21.74%) Waterfall
4 4 (17.39%) BDD
4 4 (17.39%) Scrum
4 4 (17.39%) Problem Management
4 4 (17.39%) EAI
4 4 (17.39%) ETL
4 4 (17.39%) ITIL
4 4 (17.39%) CRM
4 4 (17.39%) MVC
4 4 (17.39%) TDD
5 3 (13.04%) TOGAF
5 3 (13.04%) Validation
5 3 (13.04%) Identity Management
5 3 (13.04%) UML
5 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (13.04%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) Java
2 7 (30.43%) JavaScript
3 4 (17.39%) XPath
4 2 (8.70%) SQL
5 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Oracle
2 4 (17.39%) SAP
2 4 (17.39%) IBM
2 4 (17.39%) Sage
2 4 (17.39%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (17.39%) webMethods
2 4 (17.39%) NetSuite
3 3 (13.04%) Software AG
3 3 (13.04%) Google
4 2 (8.70%) Red Hat
4 2 (8.70%) F5
4 2 (8.70%) VMware
4 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
4 2 (8.70%) HP
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco
5 1 (4.35%) Hyperion