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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 52 65 38
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -27
Contract jobs citing SOA 66 43 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.30% 2.45% 4.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.03% 2.94% 5.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 18 37
Average daily rate £500 £380 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.57% +4.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £334 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £468 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.88% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%
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
1637 1464 1193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 81.81% 83.56% 78.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1124 1016 735
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £566 £525 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 31 16
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.04 £10.80 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £36.00 £145.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Leeds +2 42 £500 +25.00% 8
Bradford +17 17 £545 +47.29% 2
SOA
Yorkshire

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 66 (44.00%) Java
2 54 (36.00%) Oracle
3 51 (34.00%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (28.67%) Web Services
5 37 (24.67%) .NET
6 33 (22.00%) Maven
6 33 (22.00%) Git (software)
7 32 (21.33%) SQL
8 31 (20.67%) C#
8 31 (20.67%) Finance
8 31 (20.67%) Microservices
9 30 (20.00%) Oracle Database
9 30 (20.00%) Middleware
10 29 (19.33%) JavaScript
11 28 (18.67%) XML
12 27 (18.00%) JUnit
12 27 (18.00%) Oracle Fusion
12 27 (18.00%) Jenkins
13 26 (17.33%) DevOps
13 26 (17.33%) Data Protection
13 26 (17.33%) Puppet
13 26 (17.33%) JIRA
13 26 (17.33%) SQL Server
14 25 (16.67%) REST
15 24 (16.00%) Oracle Service Bus
16 23 (15.33%) Oracle Database 11g
17 22 (14.67%) Confluence
18 21 (14.00%) yum
18 21 (14.00%) SonarQube
18 21 (14.00%) Liquibase

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 24 (16.00%) Oracle Service Bus
2 22 (14.67%) Confluence
3 11 (7.33%) Node.js
4 10 (6.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 10 (6.67%) WebLogic
5 8 (5.33%) CMS
6 5 (3.33%) WebSphere
7 4 (2.67%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (2.00%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (1.33%) Apache Solr
9 2 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.67%) IIS
10 1 (0.67%) Oracle Application Server
10 1 (0.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (2.67%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (8.00%) Oracle Retail
2 10 (6.67%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (2.00%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (2.00%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.67%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (5.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.33%) IaaS
3 2 (1.33%) SaaS
4 1 (0.67%) GitHub
4 1 (0.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.67%) LAN
1 10 (6.67%) WAN
2 9 (6.00%) H.323
2 9 (6.00%) VoIP
3 7 (4.67%) CTI
4 3 (2.00%) Extranet
4 3 (2.00%) Intranet
5 1 (0.67%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (0.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (0.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 26 (17.33%) SQL Server
3 23 (15.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 9 (6.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 8 (5.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (3.33%) Amazon RDS
7 4 (2.67%) NoSQL
7 4 (2.67%) OLTP
7 4 (2.67%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (2.00%) MongoDB
8 3 (2.00%) OLAP
9 2 (1.33%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.67%) Oracle BI EE
10 1 (0.67%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.67%) Oracle ODI
10 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 33 (22.00%) Git (software)
1 33 (22.00%) Maven
2 27 (18.00%) Jenkins
2 27 (18.00%) JUnit
3 26 (17.33%) JIRA
4 21 (14.00%) Liquibase
4 21 (14.00%) SonarQube
4 21 (14.00%) Sonatype Nexus
5 7 (4.67%) NUnit
5 7 (4.67%) Subversion
6 6 (4.00%) Cucumber
6 6 (4.00%) Selenium
7 5 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (2.67%) Ant
8 4 (2.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (2.67%) Babel
8 4 (2.67%) ClearCase
8 4 (2.67%) CruiseControl
8 4 (2.67%) Hudson
8 4 (2.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 31 (20.67%) Finance
2 17 (11.33%) Retail
3 3 (2.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.33%) Advertising
4 2 (1.33%) Banking
5 1 (0.67%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 76 (50.67%) Architect
2 43 (28.67%) Solutions Architect
3 38 (25.33%) Developer
4 17 (11.33%) DevOps Architect
5 15 (10.00%) Java Developer
6 12 (8.00%) Oracle Architect
6 12 (8.00%) Oracle Developer
7 9 (6.00%) Analyst
7 9 (6.00%) Test Analyst
8 8 (5.33%) C# Developer
8 8 (5.33%) Consultant
8 8 (5.33%) Senior Developer
9 7 (4.67%) .NET Developer
9 7 (4.67%) Oracle Solutions Architect
10 6 (4.00%) Oracle Consultant
11 5 (3.33%) Middleware Developer
11 5 (3.33%) Senior Java Developer
11 5 (3.33%) Test Engineer
11 5 (3.33%) Web Analyst
11 5 (3.33%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (28.67%) Web Services
2 37 (24.67%) .NET
3 30 (20.00%) Middleware
4 28 (18.67%) XML
5 27 (18.00%) Oracle Fusion
6 25 (16.67%) REST
7 20 (13.33%) CSS
8 14 (9.33%) ASP.NET
8 14 (9.33%) SOAP
9 13 (8.67%) HTML
10 12 (8.00%) XSLT
11 11 (7.33%) AngularJS
12 10 (6.67%) XSD
13 8 (5.33%) WCF
14 7 (4.67%) WSDL
15 6 (4.00%) Ajax
15 6 (4.00%) JSON
15 6 (4.00%) PhoneGap
15 6 (4.00%) Swagger
16 5 (3.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 8 (5.33%) Data Integration
3 7 (4.67%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.33%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.33%) N-Tier
5 4 (2.67%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.00%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (2.00%) DataPower
7 1 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.67%) IVR
7 1 (0.67%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.67%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 11 (7.33%) Android
1 11 (7.33%) Windows
2 10 (6.67%) Linux
3 5 (3.33%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.67%) Unix
5 1 (0.67%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (34.00%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (20.67%) Microservices
3 26 (17.33%) Data Protection
3 26 (17.33%) DevOps
4 20 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
5 18 (12.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 16 (10.67%) Analytics
6 16 (10.67%) TDD
7 15 (10.00%) Service Delivery
8 13 (8.67%) ERP
8 13 (8.67%) Identity Management
9 11 (7.33%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (7.33%) Integration Testing
10 10 (6.67%) OO
10 10 (6.67%) Open Source
10 10 (6.67%) Performance Testing
10 10 (6.67%) Service Management
10 10 (6.67%) Test Automation
11 9 (6.00%) B2B
11 9 (6.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 66 (44.00%) Java
2 32 (21.33%) SQL
3 31 (20.67%) C#
4 29 (19.33%) JavaScript
5 12 (8.00%) T-SQL
6 8 (5.33%) Perl
6 8 (5.33%) Python
6 8 (5.33%) Ruby
7 5 (3.33%) Scala
8 4 (2.67%) Ada
8 4 (2.67%) PHP
8 4 (2.67%) Shell Script
9 3 (2.00%) PL/SQL
9 3 (2.00%) XPath
10 1 (0.67%) Clojure
10 1 (0.67%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 20 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 19 (12.67%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.67%) Degree
4 6 (4.00%) ISEB
5 5 (3.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.67%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.67%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.33%) QA
2 2 (1.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.33%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.33%) WCAG
System Software
1 8 (5.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (2.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 26 (17.33%) Puppet
2 21 (14.00%) Bareos
2 21 (14.00%) yum
3 12 (8.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 12 (8.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 6 (4.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 6 (4.00%) Oracle Identity Management
5 5 (3.33%) logstash
6 4 (2.67%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.67%) Piwik
Vendors
1 54 (36.00%) Oracle
2 12 (8.00%) Retalix
3 11 (7.33%) Avaya
4 8 (5.33%) Citrix
5 7 (4.67%) Genesys
6 6 (4.00%) Google
6 6 (4.00%) Microsoft
7 4 (2.67%) CA
7 4 (2.67%) IBM
7 4 (2.67%) Splunk
7 4 (2.67%) TIBCO
8 3 (2.00%) Kony
8 3 (2.00%) Red Hat
8 3 (2.00%) Sitecore
8 3 (2.00%) Sonatype
8 3 (2.00%) VMware
9 2 (1.33%) Capita
10 1 (0.67%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.67%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.67%) HP
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ComputAppoint
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Shipley, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £378 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bradford
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £500.00 - £590.00 per day
Posted: 13 days ago