The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 63 72 36
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -36
Contract jobs citing SOA 51 36 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.55% 2.00% 4.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.05% 2.58% 6.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 20 19
Average daily rate
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£415 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.57% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £289 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £550 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £423 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.95% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £46.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-21.19% +35.29%
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 West Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1671 1398 985
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 83.68% 77.80% 74.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1072 951 512
Average daily rate £375 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £459 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £361
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 20 30
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £15.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +19.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.90 £14.17 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £110.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £29.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+5.68% -7.03%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SOA across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

SOA
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

SOA Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

SOA
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOA across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015.

SOA Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

SOA
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SOA across the West Yorkshire region.

SOA Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

SOA
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 21 April 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
Bradford -1 22 £325 -23.52% 3
Leeds -19 16 £420 +29.23% 11
SOA
Yorkshire

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 40 (42.55%) Finance
2 28 (29.79%) Oracle
3 24 (25.53%) .NET
4 21 (22.34%) Microsoft
4 21 (22.34%) SQL Server
4 21 (22.34%) XML
5 20 (21.28%) Java
6 19 (20.21%) Oracle Database 11g
6 19 (20.21%) Oracle Database
7 18 (19.15%) ASP.NET
7 18 (19.15%) Web Services
7 18 (19.15%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (18.09%) Enterprise Architecture
9 16 (17.02%) C#
10 15 (15.96%) SQL
10 15 (15.96%) Data Modelling
11 13 (13.83%) ISEB
11 13 (13.83%) Middleware
11 13 (13.83%) JavaScript
11 13 (13.83%) Use Case
11 13 (13.83%) QA
11 13 (13.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 12 (12.77%) Android
12 12 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
12 12 (12.77%) CSS
13 11 (11.70%) UML
13 11 (11.70%) Mobile App
13 11 (11.70%) Apple iOS
14 10 (10.64%) MS Excel
14 10 (10.64%) TOGAF

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 13 (13.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (6.38%) Oracle BPEL
3 2 (2.13%) SAP EP
4 1 (1.06%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.06%) JBoss
4 1 (1.06%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.06%) CMS
4 1 (1.06%) Joomla!
4 1 (1.06%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.06%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 10 (10.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (8.51%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (2.13%) SAP SRM
2 2 (2.13%) SAP BPC
3 1 (1.06%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.13%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (22.34%) SQL Server
2 19 (20.21%) Oracle Database 11g
2 19 (20.21%) Oracle Database
3 9 (9.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (5.32%) Oracle ODI
4 5 (5.32%) Oracle Database 12c
4 5 (5.32%) Oracle OWB
5 2 (2.13%) SAP BW
5 2 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.06%) DB2
6 1 (1.06%) MS Access
6 1 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 9 (9.57%) Team Foundation Server
1 9 (9.57%) SoapUI
2 4 (4.26%) JMeter
2 4 (4.26%) LoadUI
3 1 (1.06%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.06%) NUnit
3 1 (1.06%) JIRA
3 1 (1.06%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (1.06%) Jasmine
3 1 (1.06%) Calabash
3 1 (1.06%) RSpec
General
1 40 (42.55%) Finance
2 4 (4.26%) Banking
2 4 (4.26%) Retail
3 3 (3.19%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (34.04%) Analyst
2 28 (29.79%) Developer
3 25 (26.60%) Test Analyst
4 23 (24.47%) Architect
5 17 (18.09%) Solutions Architect
6 11 (11.70%) SOA Developer
7 9 (9.57%) Designer
8 6 (6.38%) Principal Developer
8 6 (6.38%) SOA Designer
8 6 (6.38%) Business Analyst
9 5 (5.32%) Tester
9 5 (5.32%) Solutions Designer
9 5 (5.32%) Test Engineer
9 5 (5.32%) Infrastructure Architect
9 5 (5.32%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
10 4 (4.26%) Senior Analyst
11 3 (3.19%) Applications Architect
11 3 (3.19%) .NET Developer
12 2 (2.13%) Senior Test Analyst
12 2 (2.13%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (25.53%) .NET
2 21 (22.34%) XML
3 18 (19.15%) Web Services
3 18 (19.15%) ASP.NET
4 13 (13.83%) Middleware
5 12 (12.77%) CSS
6 8 (8.51%) WSDL
7 7 (7.45%) SOAP
8 6 (6.38%) Oracle Fusion
9 5 (5.32%) HTML
10 4 (4.26%) Ajax
10 4 (4.26%) jQuery
10 4 (4.26%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (4.26%) REST
11 3 (3.19%) HTML5
11 3 (3.19%) WCF
11 3 (3.19%) J2SE
11 3 (3.19%) J2EE
12 2 (2.13%) WPF
12 2 (2.13%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (11.70%) Mobile App
3 4 (4.26%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.19%) Clustering
5 1 (1.06%) IVR
5 1 (1.06%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.06%) Open Source
5 1 (1.06%) User Experience
5 1 (1.06%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 12 (12.77%) Android
2 11 (11.70%) Apple iOS
3 8 (8.51%) Windows
4 2 (2.13%) Linux
4 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (19.15%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (18.09%) Enterprise Architecture
3 15 (15.96%) Data Modelling
4 13 (13.83%) Use Case
5 11 (11.70%) UML
6 10 (10.64%) TOGAF
7 9 (9.57%) BPEL
7 9 (9.57%) Waterfall
8 6 (6.38%) Release Management
8 6 (6.38%) Load Balancing
8 6 (6.38%) Performance Monitoring
8 6 (6.38%) MVC
8 6 (6.38%) Workflow
9 5 (5.32%) RAD
9 5 (5.32%) BPMN
9 5 (5.32%) Data Mapping
10 4 (4.26%) Manual Testing
10 4 (4.26%) Change Control
10 4 (4.26%) Stakeholder Analysis
10 4 (4.26%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 20 (21.28%) Java
2 16 (17.02%) C#
3 15 (15.96%) SQL
4 13 (13.83%) JavaScript
5 9 (9.57%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.06%) VBA
6 1 (1.06%) Ruby
6 1 (1.06%) XPath
6 1 (1.06%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (13.83%) ISEB
2 7 (7.45%) ISTQB
3 4 (4.26%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 2 (2.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.06%) Degree
5 1 (1.06%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (13.83%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.13%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.06%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (2.13%) Tivoli
1 2 (2.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (1.06%) Puppet
2 1 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 28 (29.79%) Oracle
2 21 (22.34%) Microsoft
3 7 (7.45%) VMware
3 7 (7.45%) SolarWinds
4 5 (5.32%) IBM
5 4 (4.26%) Pega
5 4 (4.26%) SAP
5 4 (4.26%) TIBCO
6 3 (3.19%) Cisco
7 2 (2.13%) HP
7 2 (2.13%) EMC
7 2 (2.13%) Apple
8 1 (1.06%) Perforce
8 1 (1.06%) Sitecore
8 1 (1.06%) Facebook
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Rate: £280 - £320 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 13 days ago