The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 28 25 33
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +8
Contract jobs citing SOA 2 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.89% 5.10% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.17% 7.47% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 2
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£380 £394 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.49% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £343 £428
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £500 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £29.50 £32.10
% change year-on-year
+27.11% -8.09%
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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
171 174 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 76.00% 68.24% 76.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 115 115
Average daily rate £325 £328 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.76% +4.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £180 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 7
Average hourly rate £15.39 £33.30 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.79% +11.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.98 £12.00 £21.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £35.00 £30.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SOA across the Sheffield region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOA across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

SOA Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 4 (100.00%) WCF
2 3 (75.00%) Retail
3 2 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) TDD
3 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (25.00%) REST
4 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (25.00%) WPF
4 1 (25.00%) LINQ
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (25.00%) RESTful
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) NHibernate
4 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
4 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle
4 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (25.00%) SOAP
4 1 (25.00%) Web Services
4 1 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (25.00%) EAI

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 1 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (75.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) .NET Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) BizTalk Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Senior .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 4 (100.00%) WCF
2 2 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (25.00%) REST
3 1 (25.00%) WPF
3 1 (25.00%) LINQ
3 1 (25.00%) RESTful
3 1 (25.00%) NHibernate
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) SOAP
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) TDD
1 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) EAI
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (25.00%) VB
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
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