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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 46 40 30
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -10
Contract jobs citing SOA 3 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.61% 0.59% 2.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 0.73% 4.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
Average daily rate £429 - £338
90% offered a daily rate of more than £396 - £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 - £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £451 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.22% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £35.00 £35.35
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -0.99%
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
369 274 227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 75.31% 80.35% 64.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 177 115
Average daily rate £400 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £463 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 16
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.79 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.33% -12.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.35 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.60 £30.00 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SOA across the South Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield - 3 £429 - 4
SOA
Yorkshire

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 (60.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 4 (40.00%) Project Management
2 4 (40.00%) System Testing
3 3 (30.00%) SDLC
3 3 (30.00%) Test Strategy
3 3 (30.00%) SAS
3 3 (30.00%) Informatica
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle
3 3 (30.00%) Risk Analysis
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) TDD
4 2 (20.00%) IBM
4 2 (20.00%) Banking
4 2 (20.00%) Data Architecture
4 2 (20.00%) HTML
4 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (20.00%) CSS
4 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 2 (20.00%) HTML5
4 2 (20.00%) CSS3
4 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (20.00%) Microservices
5 1 (10.00%) React
5 1 (10.00%) Software Delivery
5 1 (10.00%) Open Source
5 1 (10.00%) PeopleSoft HCM
5 1 (10.00%) Heroku
5 1 (10.00%) Waterfall

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 (30.00%) SAS
2 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
1 1 (10.00%) PeopleSoft HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (10.00%) GitHub
1 1 (10.00%) Heroku
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Big Data
1 1 (10.00%) IBM InfoSphere
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) ERwin
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (10.00%) Mercurial
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Test Leader
2 2 (20.00%) Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Designer
3 1 (10.00%) Integration Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Java Scala Developer
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Lead Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Scala Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (10.00%) SOA Designer
3 1 (10.00%) SOA Solution Designer
3 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Solutions Designer
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) CSS
1 2 (20.00%) CSS3
1 2 (20.00%) HTML
1 2 (20.00%) HTML5
2 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (10.00%) Backbone.js
2 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (10.00%) Middleware
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (10.00%) React
2 1 (10.00%) RESTful
2 1 (10.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (10.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Project Management
1 4 (40.00%) Software Testing
1 4 (40.00%) System Testing
1 4 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Risk Analysis
2 3 (30.00%) SDLC
2 3 (30.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (20.00%) Data Architecture
3 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (20.00%) Microservices
3 2 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (10.00%) CRM
4 1 (10.00%) Data Validation
4 1 (10.00%) ERP
4 1 (10.00%) ETL
4 1 (10.00%) OO
4 1 (10.00%) OOP
4 1 (10.00%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) C++
2 1 (10.00%) Clojure
2 1 (10.00%) Groovy
2 1 (10.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (10.00%) Ruby
2 1 (10.00%) Scala
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Informatica
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) IBM
3 1 (10.00%) Cognos
3 1 (10.00%) JD Edwards
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (10.00%) Siebel
3 1 (10.00%) TIBCO
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