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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 63 63 75
Rank change year-on-year
0 +12
Contract jobs citing SOA 44 30 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.39% 1.87% 1.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.05% 2.44% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 14 14
Average daily rate
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£450 £388 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% -8.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £300 £366
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £468 £521
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £34.50 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+37.68% +0.72%
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
1441 1228 1215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 78.32% 76.70% 74.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 995 757 627
Average daily rate £388 £340 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.97% +2.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £463 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 17 42
Average hourly rate £16.00 £20.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.95% +13.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.85 £12.80 £9.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £167.50 £114.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 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
Leeds -1 26 £500 +33.33% 5
Bradford -6 10 £425 +4.61% 2
Halifax - 4 £450 -
Huddersfield - - - -
SOA
Yorkshire

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 44 (46.32%) Oracle
2 43 (45.26%) Finance
3 36 (37.89%) SQL Server
4 35 (36.84%) .NET
5 28 (29.47%) C#
6 26 (27.37%) XML
7 20 (21.05%) ASP.NET
7 20 (21.05%) Data Modelling
8 19 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 19 (20.00%) Java
9 16 (16.84%) Web Services
9 16 (16.84%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (16.84%) WCF
10 14 (14.74%) Middleware
11 13 (13.68%) Waterfall
11 13 (13.68%) Oracle Database
12 12 (12.63%) Oracle Database 11g
12 12 (12.63%) CSS
13 11 (11.58%) Linux
13 11 (11.58%) SQL
13 11 (11.58%) Stakeholder Management
14 10 (10.53%) MS Excel
14 10 (10.53%) Oracle BPM
14 10 (10.53%) Data Management
14 10 (10.53%) TOGAF
14 10 (10.53%) Master Data Management
15 8 (8.42%) Business Intelligence
15 8 (8.42%) HTML
15 8 (8.42%) UML
15 8 (8.42%) MVC

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 5 (5.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (4.21%) Oracle BPEL
2 4 (4.21%) CMS
3 3 (3.16%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.11%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.05%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.05%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.05%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.05%) Node.js
Applications
1 10 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.21%) MS Visio
2 4 (4.21%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (10.53%) Oracle BPM
2 6 (6.32%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (6.32%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (3.16%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (1.05%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.05%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (37.89%) SQL Server
2 13 (13.68%) Oracle Database
3 12 (12.63%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (7.37%) DB2
5 6 (6.32%) Relational Database
6 5 (5.26%) Oracle ODI
6 5 (5.26%) Oracle Database 12c
6 5 (5.26%) Oracle OWB
7 3 (3.16%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (3.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (2.11%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (1.05%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (1.05%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (1.05%) MS Access
9 1 (1.05%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (1.05%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.05%) Redis
9 1 (1.05%) Riak
Development Applications
1 5 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (4.21%) RSpec
3 3 (3.16%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.05%) LoadUI
4 1 (1.05%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.05%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.05%) NUnit
4 1 (1.05%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (1.05%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 43 (45.26%) Finance
2 7 (7.37%) Retail
3 4 (4.21%) Banking
4 3 (3.16%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.11%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.05%) Advertising
6 1 (1.05%) Games
Job Titles
1 36 (37.89%) Architect
2 28 (29.47%) Solutions Architect
3 27 (28.42%) Developer
4 16 (16.84%) Analyst
5 12 (12.63%) Designer
6 11 (11.58%) Test Analyst
7 8 (8.42%) Solutions Designer
7 8 (8.42%) SOA Designer
8 7 (7.37%) C# .NET Developer
8 7 (7.37%) SOA Developer
8 7 (7.37%) Web Developer
8 7 (7.37%) .NET Developer
8 7 (7.37%) C# Developer
8 7 (7.37%) ASP.NET Developer
8 7 (7.37%) .NET Web Developer
8 7 (7.37%) C# Web Developer
8 7 (7.37%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (6.32%) Data Architect
10 4 (4.21%) Senior Analyst
10 4 (4.21%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (36.84%) .NET
2 26 (27.37%) XML
3 20 (21.05%) ASP.NET
4 16 (16.84%) Web Services
4 16 (16.84%) WCF
5 14 (14.74%) Middleware
6 12 (12.63%) CSS
7 8 (8.42%) HTML
8 7 (7.37%) XHTML
9 6 (6.32%) XSLT
9 6 (6.32%) J2EE
9 6 (6.32%) Oracle Fusion
10 5 (5.26%) .NET Framework
11 4 (4.21%) SOAP
12 3 (3.16%) WSDL
12 3 (3.16%) jQuery
13 2 (2.11%) NHibernate
13 2 (2.11%) Silverlight
13 2 (2.11%) WebSphere Message Broker
13 2 (2.11%) Java ME
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.32%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.26%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.16%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.16%) DataPower
4 2 (2.11%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.05%) Clustering
5 1 (1.05%) IVR
5 1 (1.05%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.05%) Open Source
5 1 (1.05%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.58%) Linux
2 6 (6.32%) Android
3 5 (5.26%) Apple iOS
4 4 (4.21%) Windows
5 1 (1.05%) UNIX
5 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (21.05%) Data Modelling
2 16 (16.84%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (13.68%) Waterfall
4 11 (11.58%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (10.53%) Data Management
5 10 (10.53%) TOGAF
5 10 (10.53%) Master Data Management
6 8 (8.42%) MVC
6 8 (8.42%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (8.42%) UML
7 7 (7.37%) Mentoring
7 7 (7.37%) Unit Testing
8 6 (6.32%) Data Security
8 6 (6.32%) Information Assurance
8 6 (6.32%) Data Stewardship
8 6 (6.32%) Coaching
8 6 (6.32%) Logical Data Model
8 6 (6.32%) Physical Data Model
8 6 (6.32%) CRM
8 6 (6.32%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 28 (29.47%) C#
2 19 (20.00%) Java
3 11 (11.58%) SQL
4 6 (6.32%) JavaScript
5 5 (5.26%) PL/SQL
5 5 (5.26%) Ruby
6 3 (3.16%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.11%) VB
7 2 (2.11%) VB6
8 1 (1.05%) VBA
8 1 (1.05%) Python
8 1 (1.05%) PHP
8 1 (1.05%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 7 (7.37%) ISEB
2 3 (3.16%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.05%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (1.05%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.32%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.11%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.11%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.05%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 4 (4.21%) Puppet
1 4 (4.21%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.05%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (1.05%) OpenView
2 1 (1.05%) OVSD
2 1 (1.05%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 44 (46.32%) Oracle
2 19 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.26%) IBM
4 4 (4.21%) TIBCO
4 4 (4.21%) Pega
5 2 (2.11%) Perforce
5 2 (2.11%) Telerik
6 1 (1.05%) HP
6 1 (1.05%) Pegasus
6 1 (1.05%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.05%) Apple
6 1 (1.05%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.05%) Facebook
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