The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 53 47 38
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -9
Contract jobs citing SOA 5 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.75% 0.58% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 0.72% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Median daily rate £450 £470 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.25% +51.61%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £470 £450
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 £43.75 £48.75
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -10.25%
SOA
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 South Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
535 415 251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 80.33% 79.96% 73.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 367 315 159
Median daily rate £425 £415 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +22.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £533 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 29 20
Median hourly rate £25.50 £13.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.15% -45.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.64 £9.00 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.30 £25.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.01% +39.80%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Yorkshire region citing SOA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

SOA
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SOA across the South Yorkshire region.

SOA Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

SOA
Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOA across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

SOA Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

SOA
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -12 4 £450 -4.25% 1
Doncaster - 1 £275 -
SOA
Yorkshire

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for SOA.

1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) PL/SQL
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (28.57%) Data Guard
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) OCP
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
3 2 (28.57%) WebLogic
3 2 (28.57%) MySQL
4 1 (14.29%) Web Services
4 1 (14.29%) XML
4 1 (14.29%) Unix

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 3 (42.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Service Bus
2 2 (28.57%) WebLogic
3 1 (14.29%) MQSeries
3 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (28.57%) MySQL
2 2 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (14.29%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (14.29%) Subversion
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) DBA
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) AWS Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Data Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Data Integration Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 1 (14.29%) ETL Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Pentaho Developer
3 1 (14.29%) SOA Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
1 1 (14.29%) IBM Integration Bus
1 1 (14.29%) Middleware
1 1 (14.29%) Spring
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Clustering
1 1 (14.29%) Data Integration
1 1 (14.29%) iSeries
1 1 (14.29%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) Unix
3 1 (14.29%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps
2 1 (14.29%) ETL
2 1 (14.29%) Microservices
2 1 (14.29%) SDLC
2 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) PL/SQL
3 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) OCP
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Data Guard
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
3 1 (14.29%) IBM
3 1 (14.29%) MuleSoft