The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South Yorkshire region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 32 33 33
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing SOA 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.65% 0.70% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% 1.11% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
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£375 - £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.50 £32.10
% change year-on-year
+22.80% -11.21%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
193 180 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 62.46% 62.72% 63.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 111 96
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 18 9
Average hourly rate £15.19 £44.60 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.93% +85.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £33.98 £17.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £50.00 £27.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -
SOA
Yorkshire

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 22 July 2014. 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
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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 - 2 £375 - 1
Barnsley - - - -
Rotherham - - - -
SOA
Yorkshire

SOA
Top 8 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
1 2 (100.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Unit Testing