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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 35 49 40
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -9
Contract jobs citing SOA 21 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 4.09% 0.46% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.20% 0.59% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 1
Median daily rate £475 £519 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.43% +38.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £410
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +9.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £36.25 £49.25
% change year-on-year
+24.13% -26.39%
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
404 340 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 78.60% 77.45% 64.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 240 117
Median daily rate £448 £363 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.44% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 17
Median hourly rate £15.21 £20.38 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.34% -25.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £12.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £25.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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
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 27 May 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 -1 20 £475 -8.43% 1
Barnsley - 1 - -
SOA
Yorkshire

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 16 (64.00%) Finance
1 16 (64.00%) TOGAF
1 16 (64.00%) Banking
2 13 (52.00%) Content Management
2 13 (52.00%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (24.00%) Web Services
4 5 (20.00%) Java
4 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (20.00%) RESTful
5 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (12.00%) Mainframe
7 2 (8.00%) Gradle
7 2 (8.00%) HTML5
7 2 (8.00%) Mockito
7 2 (8.00%) Entity Framework
7 2 (8.00%) CSS3
7 2 (8.00%) Apache Camel
7 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (8.00%) Microservices
7 2 (8.00%) TDD
7 2 (8.00%) Spring
7 2 (8.00%) Maven
7 2 (8.00%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (8.00%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (8.00%) Business Development
7 2 (8.00%) .NET Framework
7 2 (8.00%) Java EE
7 2 (8.00%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (8.00%) JSON
7 2 (8.00%) JIRA

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 2 (8.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.00%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (4.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.00%) GitHub
1 1 (4.00%) Heroku
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Gradle
1 2 (8.00%) JIRA
1 2 (8.00%) JUnit
1 2 (8.00%) Maven
1 2 (8.00%) Mockito
2 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.00%) Mercurial
General
1 16 (64.00%) Banking
1 16 (64.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (68.00%) Architect
2 13 (52.00%) Solutions Architect
3 7 (28.00%) Developer
4 5 (20.00%) Digital Architect
4 5 (20.00%) Digital Solutions Architect
5 4 (16.00%) Enterprise Architect
5 4 (16.00%) Java Developer
6 3 (12.00%) Customer Solutions Architect
6 3 (12.00%) Mainframe Architect
6 3 (12.00%) Senior Developer
6 3 (12.00%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (8.00%) CRM Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Designer
7 2 (8.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Solutions Designer
8 1 (4.00%) Applications Architect
8 1 (4.00%) J2EE Developer
8 1 (4.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 1 (4.00%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) Web Services
2 5 (20.00%) RESTful
3 2 (8.00%) .NET
3 2 (8.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (8.00%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (8.00%) Apache Camel
3 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (8.00%) CSS
3 2 (8.00%) CSS3
3 2 (8.00%) Entity Framework
3 2 (8.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (8.00%) HTML
3 2 (8.00%) HTML5
3 2 (8.00%) Java EE
3 2 (8.00%) JSON
3 2 (8.00%) Spring
3 2 (8.00%) XML
4 1 (4.00%) Backbone.js
4 1 (4.00%) React
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (64.00%) TOGAF
2 13 (52.00%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (52.00%) Content Management
3 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.00%) Business Development
4 2 (8.00%) CRM
4 2 (8.00%) Microservices
4 2 (8.00%) RAD
4 2 (8.00%) RUP
4 2 (8.00%) TDD
4 2 (8.00%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (8.00%) Time Management
5 1 (4.00%) BDD
5 1 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (4.00%) Front End Development
5 1 (4.00%) OO
5 1 (4.00%) OOP
5 1 (4.00%) Open Source
5 1 (4.00%) Scrum
5 1 (4.00%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) Java
2 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.00%) C#
3 2 (8.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (8.00%) SQL
4 1 (4.00%) Clojure
4 1 (4.00%) Groovy
4 1 (4.00%) Ruby
4 1 (4.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft