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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 33 23 25
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +2
Contract jobs citing SOA 6 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 2.11% 1.61% 1.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.74% 2.19% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 2
Average daily rate
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£425 £413 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +32.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £435 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +12.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +18.64%
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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
219 137 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 77.11% 73.66% 68.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 94 87
Average daily rate £375 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £215 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 13
Average hourly rate £12.50 £15.00 £44.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -66.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+17.38% -16.12%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) NoSQL
3 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
3 3 (37.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (37.50%) Yeoman
3 3 (37.50%) TDD
3 3 (37.50%) Spring
3 3 (37.50%) Maven
3 3 (37.50%) Workflow
3 3 (37.50%) CMS
3 3 (37.50%) Scrum
3 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 3 (37.50%) .NET
3 3 (37.50%) MySQL
3 3 (37.50%) JUnit
3 3 (37.50%) SOAP
3 3 (37.50%) C#
3 3 (37.50%) HTML
3 3 (37.50%) XML
3 3 (37.50%) Dojo
3 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (37.50%) Umbraco
3 3 (37.50%) EPiServer
3 3 (37.50%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (37.50%) Sitecore
3 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
3 3 (37.50%) Build Forge
3 3 (37.50%) Scala

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 3 (37.50%) CMS
1 3 (37.50%) Umbraco
1 3 (37.50%) Sitecore CMS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) NoSQL
2 3 (37.50%) MySQL
3 2 (25.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (25.00%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) JUnit
1 3 (37.50%) Maven
1 3 (37.50%) Build Forge
1 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
1 3 (37.50%) Yeoman
General
1 2 (25.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Architect
2 3 (37.50%) Technical Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (25.00%) HTML Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Leader
4 1 (12.50%) Lead Java Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Principal Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) HTML
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
1 3 (37.50%) SOAP
1 3 (37.50%) XML
1 3 (37.50%) Spring
1 3 (37.50%) Dojo
1 3 (37.50%) REST
1 3 (37.50%) Spring Integration
1 3 (37.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (25.00%) Kafka
2 2 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (12.50%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) TDD
2 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
2 3 (37.50%) Workflow
2 3 (37.50%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) Microservices
3 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (25.00%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 3 (37.50%) Scala
2 3 (37.50%) C#
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) EPiServer
1 3 (37.50%) Sitecore
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