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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 53 44 31
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -13
Contract jobs citing SOA 4 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.78% 0.68% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 0.83% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Median daily rate £450 £470 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.25% +51.61%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £470 £450
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 £43.75 £48.75
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -10.25%
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
424 363 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 82.17% 82.50% 75.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 286 117
Median daily rate £450 £423 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.50% +26.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 16
Median hourly rate £30.00 £12.35 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+142.91% -65.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.15 £9.00 £13.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £15.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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 4 December 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 3 (50.00%) SQL
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) MySQL
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) OCP
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 2 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Data Guard
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Service Bus
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (16.67%) Microservices
3 1 (16.67%) MuleSoft
3 1 (16.67%) SDLC
3 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS

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 (33.33%) Oracle Service Bus
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (16.67%) MQSeries
2 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) MySQL
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (16.67%) Pentaho
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) DBA
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) AWS Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Data Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Data Integration Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse Developer
2 1 (16.67%) ETL Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Integration Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Pentaho Developer
2 1 (16.67%) SOA Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
1 1 (16.67%) IBM Integration Bus
1 1 (16.67%) Middleware
1 1 (16.67%) Spring
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
1 1 (16.67%) Data Integration
1 1 (16.67%) iSeries
1 1 (16.67%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Unix
3 1 (16.67%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (16.67%) ETL
2 1 (16.67%) Microservices
2 1 (16.67%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) OCP
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Data Guard
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
1 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (16.67%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) MuleSoft