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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 59 41 58
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +17
Contract jobs citing SOA 40 62 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.35% 4.00% 2.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.93% 5.22% 3.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 34 19
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£380 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £300 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £433 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
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
1366 1188 1087
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 80.31% 76.69% 72.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 981 720 550
Average daily rate £375 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 14 36
Average hourly rate £16.00 £21.25 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.70% +8.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.50 £7.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £171.25 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -12.69%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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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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 -14 25 £388 +10.71% 8
Bradford -11 8 £370 -14.20% 2
SOA
Yorkshire

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 43 (47.78%) Oracle
1 43 (47.78%) Finance
2 36 (40.00%) .NET
3 31 (34.44%) SQL Server
4 28 (31.11%) C#
5 23 (25.56%) Microsoft
6 21 (23.33%) XML
6 21 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (22.22%) ASP.NET
8 18 (20.00%) Data Modelling
9 17 (18.89%) Web Services
9 17 (18.89%) Java
10 16 (17.78%) Waterfall
11 14 (15.56%) WCF
12 13 (14.44%) Oracle Database
13 12 (13.33%) MS Excel
13 12 (13.33%) Oracle Database 11g
14 11 (12.22%) Middleware
14 11 (12.22%) Linux
14 11 (12.22%) Stakeholder Management
15 10 (11.11%) UML
15 10 (11.11%) Oracle BPM
16 9 (10.00%) SoapUI
16 9 (10.00%) CSS
16 9 (10.00%) SOAP
16 9 (10.00%) ISEB
16 9 (10.00%) WSDL
17 8 (8.89%) CRM
17 8 (8.89%) SQL
17 8 (8.89%) TOGAF

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 5 (5.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 5 (5.56%) Oracle BPEL
2 3 (3.33%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.22%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.22%) CMS
4 1 (1.11%) Node.js
4 1 (1.11%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.11%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.11%) SAP EP
4 1 (1.11%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.44%) MS Visio
2 4 (4.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (11.11%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (5.56%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (5.56%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (2.22%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (1.11%) SAP BPC
4 1 (1.11%) SAP SRM
4 1 (1.11%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.11%) SAN
1 1 (1.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (34.44%) SQL Server
2 13 (14.44%) Oracle Database
3 12 (13.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (5.56%) Oracle Database 12c
4 5 (5.56%) Oracle ODI
4 5 (5.56%) Oracle OWB
5 4 (4.44%) DB2
6 3 (3.33%) Relational Database
6 3 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.11%) Redis
7 1 (1.11%) Riak
7 1 (1.11%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.11%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (1.11%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.11%) SAP BW
7 1 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.11%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 9 (10.00%) SoapUI
2 4 (4.44%) RSpec
3 3 (3.33%) LoadUI
3 3 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.11%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.11%) Calabash
4 1 (1.11%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (1.11%) JIRA
4 1 (1.11%) NUnit
4 1 (1.11%) Oracle Forms
General
1 43 (47.78%) Finance
2 6 (6.67%) Retail
3 4 (4.44%) Banking
4 3 (3.33%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.22%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.11%) Advertising
6 1 (1.11%) Games
Job Titles
1 31 (34.44%) Architect
2 26 (28.89%) Developer
3 24 (26.67%) Solutions Architect
4 17 (18.89%) Analyst
5 13 (14.44%) Test Analyst
6 12 (13.33%) Designer
7 8 (8.89%) Solutions Designer
7 8 (8.89%) SOA Developer
7 8 (8.89%) SOA Designer
8 6 (6.67%) .NET Developer
9 5 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (5.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (5.56%) C# Web Developer
9 5 (5.56%) C# Developer
9 5 (5.56%) ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
9 5 (5.56%) .NET Web Developer
9 5 (5.56%) Web Developer
9 5 (5.56%) Tester
10 4 (4.44%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (40.00%) .NET
2 21 (23.33%) XML
3 20 (22.22%) ASP.NET
4 17 (18.89%) Web Services
5 14 (15.56%) WCF
6 11 (12.22%) Middleware
7 9 (10.00%) CSS
7 9 (10.00%) SOAP
7 9 (10.00%) WSDL
8 6 (6.67%) HTML
8 6 (6.67%) Oracle Fusion
9 5 (5.56%) .NET Framework
9 5 (5.56%) J2EE
9 5 (5.56%) XHTML
10 4 (4.44%) REST
11 3 (3.33%) XSLT
12 2 (2.22%) J2ME
12 2 (2.22%) J2SE
12 2 (2.22%) WPF
12 2 (2.22%) Java ME
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.67%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.22%) Clustering
3 2 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.11%) User Experience
4 1 (1.11%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.11%) DataPower
4 1 (1.11%) Open Source
4 1 (1.11%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.11%) IVR
4 1 (1.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.22%) Linux
2 7 (7.78%) Android
3 6 (6.67%) Windows
3 6 (6.67%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.11%) UNIX
4 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 16 (17.78%) Waterfall
4 11 (12.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (11.11%) UML
6 8 (8.89%) CRM
6 8 (8.89%) TOGAF
7 7 (7.78%) Master Data Management
7 7 (7.78%) BPEL
7 7 (7.78%) Data Management
7 7 (7.78%) MVC
7 7 (7.78%) RAD
8 6 (6.67%) Zachman Framework
8 6 (6.67%) Unit Testing
8 6 (6.67%) Change Control
8 6 (6.67%) Coaching
9 5 (5.56%) Mentoring
9 5 (5.56%) Release Management
9 5 (5.56%) BPMN
9 5 (5.56%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 28 (31.11%) C#
2 17 (18.89%) Java
3 8 (8.89%) SQL
4 5 (5.56%) Ruby
4 5 (5.56%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.33%) PL/SQL
5 3 (3.33%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.11%) VB6
6 1 (1.11%) Python
6 1 (1.11%) VB
6 1 (1.11%) VBA
6 1 (1.11%) PHP
6 1 (1.11%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 9 (10.00%) ISEB
2 4 (4.44%) ISTQB
3 3 (3.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (1.11%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.78%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.11%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (4.44%) Puppet
1 4 (4.44%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.11%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 43 (47.78%) Oracle
2 23 (25.56%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.44%) IBM
3 4 (4.44%) TIBCO
3 4 (4.44%) Pega
4 3 (3.33%) SAP
5 2 (2.22%) Perforce
6 1 (1.11%) Facebook
6 1 (1.11%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.11%) Telerik
6 1 (1.11%) HP
6 1 (1.11%) EMC
6 1 (1.11%) Pegasus
6 1 (1.11%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.11%) Apple
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