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 2 September 2015 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 40 37 30
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -7
Contract jobs citing SOA 12 1 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 2.32% 0.28% 3.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.98% 0.40% 5.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 9
Average daily rate
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£500 £450 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £433 £377
% change year-on-year
+4.04% +14.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £36.25 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+17.24% +22.88%
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
403 252 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 77.95% 70.79% 64.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 157 154
Average daily rate £400 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £187 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £430 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 14 18
Average hourly rate £15.39 £15.39 £44.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.03% -65.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £13.98 £24.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.20 £25.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.83 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+21.13% -11.30%

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
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 2 September 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015. 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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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 -8 11 £500 +11.11% 2
SOA
Yorkshire

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 9 (64.29%) Java
1 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) NoSQL
3 4 (28.57%) Workflow
3 4 (28.57%) Finance
3 4 (28.57%) CMS
3 4 (28.57%) .NET
3 4 (28.57%) MySQL
3 4 (28.57%) C#
3 4 (28.57%) Scala
3 4 (28.57%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (28.57%) Sitecore
3 4 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 4 (28.57%) Umbraco
3 4 (28.57%) System Testing
3 4 (28.57%) EPiServer
3 4 (28.57%) Software Testing
3 4 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 4 (28.57%) Yeoman
4 3 (21.43%) SDLC
4 3 (21.43%) REST
4 3 (21.43%) Test Strategy
4 3 (21.43%) Spring Integration
4 3 (21.43%) Jenkins
4 3 (21.43%) Dojo
4 3 (21.43%) Spring
4 3 (21.43%) Maven
4 3 (21.43%) TDD
4 3 (21.43%) Scrum
4 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 4 (28.57%) CMS
1 4 (28.57%) Umbraco
1 4 (28.57%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (21.43%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) NoSQL
2 4 (28.57%) MySQL
3 2 (14.29%) Couchbase
3 2 (14.29%) MongoDB
4 1 (7.14%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
4 1 (7.14%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Yeoman
2 3 (21.43%) JUnit
2 3 (21.43%) Maven
2 3 (21.43%) Build Forge
2 3 (21.43%) Jenkins
3 1 (7.14%) ERwin
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Architect
2 4 (28.57%) Technical Architect
2 4 (28.57%) Test Leader
3 2 (14.29%) Developer
3 2 (14.29%) HTML Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Lead Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Lead Java Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Principal Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) .NET
1 4 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 3 (21.43%) REST
2 3 (21.43%) Spring Integration
2 3 (21.43%) SOAP
2 3 (21.43%) HTML
2 3 (21.43%) XML
2 3 (21.43%) Spring
2 3 (21.43%) Dojo
3 2 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (14.29%) Web Services
3 2 (14.29%) Kafka
4 1 (7.14%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Clustering
1 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) Workflow
2 4 (28.57%) Software Testing
2 4 (28.57%) Test Scripting
2 4 (28.57%) System Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (21.43%) Risk Analysis
3 3 (21.43%) Unit Testing
3 3 (21.43%) TDD
3 3 (21.43%) Project Management
3 3 (21.43%) Scrum
3 3 (21.43%) Test Automation
3 3 (21.43%) Test Strategy
3 3 (21.43%) SDLC
4 2 (14.29%) Microservices
4 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (14.29%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (7.14%) Data Validation
5 1 (7.14%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) Java
2 4 (28.57%) C#
2 4 (28.57%) Scala
3 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
4 1 (7.14%) SQL
4 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
4 1 (7.14%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) EPiServer
1 4 (28.57%) Sitecore
2 3 (21.43%) Informatica
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) IBM
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft