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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 43 - 29
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SOA 3 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.75% - 3.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% - 4.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate £429 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £460 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.22% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%
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
310 183 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 77.89% 80.26% 67.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 116 84
Average daily rate £425 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £587 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 5
Average hourly rate £9.00 £15.79 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.00% -12.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

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 13 February 2016, 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 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Software Testing
2 4 (44.44%) System Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Test Scripting
2 4 (44.44%) Project Management
3 3 (33.33%) SAS
3 3 (33.33%) Informatica
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
3 3 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 3 (33.33%) SDLC
4 2 (22.22%) CSS3
4 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (22.22%) Microservices
4 2 (22.22%) TDD
4 2 (22.22%) Banking
4 2 (22.22%) HTML5
4 2 (22.22%) HTML
4 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 2 (22.22%) CSS
5 1 (11.11%) JD Edwards
5 1 (11.11%) TIBCO
5 1 (11.11%) ERwin
5 1 (11.11%) Middleware
5 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (11.11%) IBM
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 1 (11.11%) Linux
5 1 (11.11%) OOP

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 (33.33%) SAS
2 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
1 1 (11.11%) PeopleSoft HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (11.11%) GitHub
1 1 (11.11%) Heroku
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) ERwin
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
1 1 (11.11%) Mercurial
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Test Leader
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Designer
3 1 (11.11%) Integration Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Java Scala Developer
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Lead Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Scala Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) SOA Designer
3 1 (11.11%) SOA Solution Designer
3 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Solutions Designer
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) CSS
1 2 (22.22%) CSS3
1 2 (22.22%) HTML
1 2 (22.22%) HTML5
2 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
2 1 (11.11%) Backbone.js
2 1 (11.11%) Hibernate
2 1 (11.11%) Middleware
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (11.11%) React
2 1 (11.11%) RESTful
2 1 (11.11%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (11.11%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Project Management
1 4 (44.44%) Software Testing
1 4 (44.44%) System Testing
1 4 (44.44%) Test Scripting
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
2 3 (33.33%) SDLC
2 3 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 2 (22.22%) Microservices
3 2 (22.22%) TDD
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (11.11%) Content Management
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (11.11%) CRM
4 1 (11.11%) Data Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) OO
4 1 (11.11%) OOP
4 1 (11.11%) Pair Programming
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 1 (11.11%) C++
2 1 (11.11%) Clojure
2 1 (11.11%) Groovy
2 1 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
2 1 (11.11%) Ruby
2 1 (11.11%) Scala
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Informatica
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Cognos
2 1 (11.11%) IBM
2 1 (11.11%) JD Edwards
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (11.11%) Siebel
2 1 (11.11%) TIBCO
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