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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank - 25 -
Contract jobs citing SOA 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield - 1.09% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.75% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £375 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £399
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.60 £40.50 £29.92
% change year-on-year
+0.24% +35.36%
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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
184 114 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 71.88% 62.30% 67.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 75 68
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £201 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £501
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 15
Average hourly rate £12.50 £14.24 £44.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.20% -68.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 15 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Games
1 2 (100.00%) Clustering
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 2 (100.00%) Network Load Balancing
1 2 (100.00%) AMQP
1 2 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (100.00%) RabbitMQ
1 2 (100.00%) Kafka
1 2 (100.00%) Couchbase
1 2 (100.00%) Microservices

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (100.00%) Couchbase
General
1 2 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Principal Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) RabbitMQ
1 2 (100.00%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 2 (100.00%) Network Load Balancing
1 2 (100.00%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java