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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 35 32 29
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Contract jobs citing SOA 20 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 4.82% 0.71% 0.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.08% 0.91% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 1
Median daily rate £475 £519 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.43% +38.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £36.25 £49.25
% change year-on-year
+24.13% -26.39%
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
329 220 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 79.28% 78.29% 67.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 152 89
Median daily rate £450 £375 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £520 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 12
Median hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £13.99
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -10.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -

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 30 May 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 16 (72.73%) Finance
1 16 (72.73%) Banking
1 16 (72.73%) TOGAF
2 13 (59.09%) Content Management
2 13 (59.09%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (18.18%) Java
3 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 4 (18.18%) Web Services
3 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (13.64%) Mainframe
4 3 (13.64%) RESTful
5 2 (9.09%) Microservices
5 2 (9.09%) HTML5
5 2 (9.09%) Mockito
5 2 (9.09%) Gradle
5 2 (9.09%) CSS3
5 2 (9.09%) Apache Camel
5 2 (9.09%) JSON
5 2 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (9.09%) Business Development
5 2 (9.09%) Java EE
5 2 (9.09%) RAD
5 2 (9.09%) RUP
5 2 (9.09%) Tomcat
5 2 (9.09%) XML
5 2 (9.09%) PL/SQL
5 2 (9.09%) SQL
5 2 (9.09%) JUnit
5 2 (9.09%) CSS
5 2 (9.09%) HTML

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 (9.09%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.55%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.55%) GitHub
1 1 (4.55%) Heroku
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Gradle
1 2 (9.09%) JUnit
1 2 (9.09%) Maven
1 2 (9.09%) Mockito
2 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.55%) Mercurial
General
1 16 (72.73%) Banking
1 16 (72.73%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (77.27%) Architect
2 13 (59.09%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (22.73%) Digital Architect
3 5 (22.73%) Digital Solutions Architect
4 4 (18.18%) Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Enterprise Architect
5 3 (13.64%) Customer Solutions Architect
5 3 (13.64%) Java Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Mainframe Architect
5 3 (13.64%) Senior Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Designer
6 2 (9.09%) Solutions Designer
7 1 (4.55%) Applications Architect
7 1 (4.55%) Java Applications Architect
7 1 (4.55%) Java Architect
7 1 (4.55%) Java Solutions Architect
7 1 (4.55%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Lead Architect
7 1 (4.55%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) Web Services
2 3 (13.64%) RESTful
3 2 (9.09%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (9.09%) Apache Camel
3 2 (9.09%) CSS
3 2 (9.09%) CSS3
3 2 (9.09%) HTML
3 2 (9.09%) HTML5
3 2 (9.09%) Java EE
3 2 (9.09%) JSON
3 2 (9.09%) XML
4 1 (4.55%) AngularJS
4 1 (4.55%) Backbone.js
4 1 (4.55%) Hibernate
4 1 (4.55%) React
4 1 (4.55%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (4.55%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Mainframe
2 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (72.73%) TOGAF
2 13 (59.09%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (59.09%) Content Management
3 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (9.09%) Business Development
4 2 (9.09%) Microservices
4 2 (9.09%) RAD
4 2 (9.09%) RUP
4 2 (9.09%) TDD
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (4.55%) BDD
5 1 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (4.55%) OO
5 1 (4.55%) OOP
5 1 (4.55%) Open Source
5 1 (4.55%) Pair Programming
5 1 (4.55%) Scrum
5 1 (4.55%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) Java
1 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
2 2 (9.09%) PL/SQL
2 2 (9.09%) SQL
3 1 (4.55%) Clojure
3 1 (4.55%) Groovy
3 1 (4.55%) Ruby
3 1 (4.55%) Scala