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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank - 26 35
Contract jobs citing SOA 0 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield - 2.13% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 3.17% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £34.50 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+37.68% +0.72%
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
178 126 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 74.79% 67.02% 76.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 67 88
Average daily rate £350 £300 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +26.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £190 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 14
Average hourly rate £36.50 £29.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.86% +16.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 22 December 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 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (100.00%) WCF
1 3 (100.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 2 (66.67%) VB
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) Back Office
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Retail
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (66.67%) WPF
2 2 (66.67%) LINQ
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (66.67%) RESTful
2 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) EAI
3 1 (33.33%) SMTP
3 1 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) NHibernate
3 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (66.67%) Back Office
1 2 (66.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) BizTalk Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (100.00%) WCF
1 3 (100.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 2 (66.67%) WPF
2 2 (66.67%) LINQ
2 2 (66.67%) RESTful
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) NHibernate
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 2 (66.67%) VB
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle