The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 51 32 27
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -5
Contract jobs citing SOA 2 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.46% 2.94% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 3.55% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 1
Median daily rate - £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £450 £435
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +21.42%
SOA
South 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 Sheffield region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
335 310 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 76.66% 82.89% 79.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 230 112
Median daily rate £425 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £263 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 12
Median hourly rate £27.50 £12.50 £15.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+120.00% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.50 £13.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £13.00 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.53 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-9.26% +26.36%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Sheffield region citing SOA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

SOA
Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

SOA Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for SOA.

1 17 (77.27%) Finance
2 16 (72.73%) TOGAF
2 16 (72.73%) Banking
3 13 (59.09%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (59.09%) Content Management
4 4 (18.18%) Java
4 4 (18.18%) Web Services
4 4 (18.18%) Mainframe
5 2 (9.09%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (9.09%) JSON
5 2 (9.09%) Maven
5 2 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (9.09%) Business Development
5 2 (9.09%) Java EE
5 2 (9.09%) Gradle
5 2 (9.09%) RESTful
5 2 (9.09%) Mockito
5 2 (9.09%) Apache Camel
5 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (9.09%) XML
5 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 2 (9.09%) PL/SQL
5 2 (9.09%) SQL
5 2 (9.09%) JUnit
5 2 (9.09%) RAD
5 2 (9.09%) RUP
5 2 (9.09%) Tomcat
6 1 (4.55%) MQSeries
6 1 (4.55%) IBM
6 1 (4.55%) zOS

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield 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 2 (9.09%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.55%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (4.55%) MQSeries
2 1 (4.55%) WebSphere
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Gradle
1 2 (9.09%) JUnit
1 2 (9.09%) Maven
1 2 (9.09%) Mockito
General
1 17 (77.27%) Finance
2 16 (72.73%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (81.82%) Architect
2 14 (63.64%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (22.73%) Digital Architect
3 5 (22.73%) Digital Solutions Architect
4 4 (18.18%) Enterprise Architect
5 3 (13.64%) Customer Solutions Architect
5 3 (13.64%) Mainframe Architect
6 2 (9.09%) Designer
6 2 (9.09%) Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Java Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Senior Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Solutions Designer
7 1 (4.55%) Data Architect
7 1 (4.55%) Java Architect
7 1 (4.55%) Java Solutions Architect
7 1 (4.55%) Lead Architect
7 1 (4.55%) Technical Specialist
7 1 (4.55%) WebSphere Specialist
7 1 (4.55%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) Web Services
2 2 (9.09%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (9.09%) Apache Camel
2 2 (9.09%) Java EE
2 2 (9.09%) JSON
2 2 (9.09%) RESTful
2 2 (9.09%) XML
3 1 (4.55%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (4.55%) Middleware
3 1 (4.55%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Mainframe
2 1 (4.55%) Clustering
2 1 (4.55%) Data Integration
2 1 (4.55%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Unix
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
1 1 (4.55%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (72.73%) TOGAF
2 13 (59.09%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (59.09%) Content Management
3 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (9.09%) Business Development
3 2 (9.09%) RAD
3 2 (9.09%) RUP
3 2 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (4.55%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) Java
2 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
2 2 (9.09%) PL/SQL
2 2 (9.09%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) IBM
1 1 (4.55%) MuleSoft