The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 North Yorkshire 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank - 28 26
Contract jobs citing SOA 0 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire - 1.68% 1.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 2.65% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £423 £390 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.00 £34.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+35.29% +4.61%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
175 113 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 73.22% 63.13% 70.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 50 70
Average daily rate £325 £375 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +20.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £195 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 5
Average hourly rate £11.11 £175.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-93.65% +960.60%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
SOA
Yorkshire

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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 5 (100.00%) JMS
1 5 (100.00%) Middleware
1 5 (100.00%) BPEL
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle Fusion
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle Service Bus
2 4 (80.00%) Clustering
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (80.00%) SSL
2 4 (80.00%) Shell Script
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (80.00%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (60.00%) Ant
3 3 (60.00%) Jython
3 3 (60.00%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
4 2 (40.00%) FTP
4 2 (40.00%) JRockit
4 2 (40.00%) JConsole
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (20.00%) Mercator
5 1 (20.00%) Java
5 1 (20.00%) ITIL
5 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle Exalogic
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle EBS R12

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 5 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle Service Bus
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (20.00%) AquaLogic Service Bus
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (20.00%) AquaLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) SSL
2 2 (40.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Ant
2 2 (40.00%) JConsole
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Middleware Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Middleware Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) JMS
1 5 (100.00%) Middleware
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (40.00%) JRockit
3 1 (20.00%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Clustering
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Exalogic
2 1 (20.00%) Web 2.0
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) BPEL
2 4 (80.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (20.00%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (60.00%) Jython
2 3 (60.00%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
3 1 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Mercator