The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the West Yorkshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 72 36 46
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +10
Contract jobs citing SOA 36 63 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.00% 4.75% 2.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.63% 6.46% 3.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 19 27
Average daily rate £350 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £248 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £528 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £423 £390 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.00 £34.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+35.29% +4.61%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1371 975 1310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 76.04% 73.58% 73.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 929 506 709
Average daily rate £350 £330 £342
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -3.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £247 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £425 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 30 31
Average hourly rate £19.00 £15.93 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.30% -9.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.83 £12.17 £11.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £110.00 £27.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
SOA
Yorkshire

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -27 22 £325 - 7
Bradford -8 6 £425 -12.23% 2
Huddersfield - - - - 1
Otley - - - -
Pontefract - - - -
SOA
Yorkshire

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 51 (54.26%) Oracle
2 44 (46.81%) Web Services
3 41 (43.62%) .NET
4 37 (39.36%) C#
5 30 (31.91%) XML
6 29 (30.85%) SQL
7 28 (29.79%) SQL Server
8 27 (28.72%) ASP.NET
8 27 (28.72%) Finance
9 22 (23.40%) Workflow
10 21 (22.34%) PL/SQL
11 20 (21.28%) WCF
12 18 (19.15%) Java
12 18 (19.15%) UNIX
13 17 (18.09%) Oracle BPM
13 17 (18.09%) Oracle Database
14 16 (17.02%) IBM
15 15 (15.96%) SharePoint
15 15 (15.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 14 (14.89%) Siebel
16 14 (14.89%) Perforce
16 14 (14.89%) Middleware
17 13 (13.83%) UML
17 13 (13.83%) ITIL
17 13 (13.83%) DB2
17 13 (13.83%) Oracle Fusion
18 12 (12.77%) Unit Testing
18 12 (12.77%) COBOL
18 12 (12.77%) WebLogic
18 12 (12.77%) Oracle Forms

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 15 (15.96%) SharePoint
1 15 (15.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 12 (12.77%) WebLogic
3 9 (9.57%) SharePoint Server
4 8 (8.51%) Oracle Workflow
5 5 (5.32%) Oracle Application Server
6 4 (4.26%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (3.19%) Oracle Service Bus
8 2 (2.13%) WebSphere
8 2 (2.13%) CMS
9 1 (1.06%) Tomcat
9 1 (1.06%) MQSeries
9 1 (1.06%) TIBCO EMS
9 1 (1.06%) AquaLogic
9 1 (1.06%) Mule
9 1 (1.06%) AquaLogic Service Bus
Applications
1 12 (12.77%) MS Excel
1 12 (12.77%) MS Visio
2 9 (9.57%) InfoPath
3 8 (8.51%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (8.51%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 17 (18.09%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (2.13%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.19%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (29.79%) SQL Server
2 17 (18.09%) Oracle Database
3 13 (13.83%) DB2
4 12 (12.77%) Oracle Reports
4 12 (12.77%) Oracle9i Database
5 9 (9.57%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (9.57%) OLAP
5 9 (9.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 9 (9.57%) Oracle OLAP
5 9 (9.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (9.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (5.32%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (5.32%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.06%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.06%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 1 (1.06%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (12.77%) Oracle Forms
2 11 (11.70%) Visual Studio
3 8 (8.51%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.13%) SoapUI
4 2 (2.13%) JIRA
5 1 (1.06%) NUnit
General
1 27 (28.72%) Finance
2 4 (4.26%) Retail
3 1 (1.06%) Back Office
3 1 (1.06%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.06%) Automotive
3 1 (1.06%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.06%) Advertising
3 1 (1.06%) Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (39.36%) Developer
2 15 (15.96%) .NET Developer
3 13 (13.83%) Architect
4 12 (12.77%) C# .NET Developer
4 12 (12.77%) C# Developer
5 10 (10.64%) Oracle Developer
6 9 (9.57%) Administrator
6 9 (9.57%) ASP.NET Developer
6 9 (9.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 9 (9.57%) Applications Manager
7 8 (8.51%) Web Developer
8 7 (7.45%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (6.38%) Siebel Architect
9 6 (6.38%) Analyst
10 5 (5.32%) Test Analyst
10 5 (5.32%) Project Manager
10 5 (5.32%) Senior Developer
10 5 (5.32%) .NET Web Developer
10 5 (5.32%) C# Web Developer
11 4 (4.26%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (46.81%) Web Services
2 41 (43.62%) .NET
3 30 (31.91%) XML
4 27 (28.72%) ASP.NET
5 20 (21.28%) WCF
6 14 (14.89%) Middleware
7 13 (13.83%) Oracle Fusion
8 12 (12.77%) Oracle ADF
9 7 (7.45%) J2EE
9 7 (7.45%) Java EE
10 6 (6.38%) XSD
11 5 (5.32%) JMS
11 5 (5.32%) XSLT
11 5 (5.32%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (4.26%) WPF
12 4 (4.26%) JDBC
13 3 (3.19%) CSS
14 2 (2.13%) REST
14 2 (2.13%) jQuery
14 2 (2.13%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.45%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (4.26%) Clustering
3 2 (2.13%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.13%) DataPower
4 1 (1.06%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.06%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 18 (19.15%) UNIX
2 10 (10.64%) Linux
3 9 (9.57%) Windows
4 7 (7.45%) AIX
5 5 (5.32%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (2.13%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.13%) Android
6 2 (2.13%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (23.40%) Workflow
2 13 (13.83%) UML
2 13 (13.83%) ITIL
3 12 (12.77%) Unit Testing
3 12 (12.77%) MVC
4 11 (11.70%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (10.64%) Performance Testing
5 10 (10.64%) EAI
5 10 (10.64%) Project Management
6 9 (9.57%) Service Delivery
6 9 (9.57%) Data Modelling
6 9 (9.57%) ETL
6 9 (9.57%) RDF
7 7 (7.45%) Service Management
8 5 (5.32%) Change Management
8 5 (5.32%) BPEL
8 5 (5.32%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (4.26%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (4.26%) Performance Monitoring
9 4 (4.26%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 37 (39.36%) C#
2 29 (30.85%) SQL
3 21 (22.34%) PL/SQL
4 18 (19.15%) Java
5 12 (12.77%) COBOL
6 9 (9.57%) T-SQL
7 3 (3.19%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.06%) VB
8 1 (1.06%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.06%) C
8 1 (1.06%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (3.19%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.13%) ISEB
3 1 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.64%) Data Quality
2 4 (4.26%) SLA
3 2 (2.13%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (10.64%) Oracle EDQ
2 1 (1.06%) MOM
2 1 (1.06%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (1.06%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 51 (54.26%) Oracle
2 16 (17.02%) IBM
3 14 (14.89%) Siebel
3 14 (14.89%) Perforce
4 7 (7.45%) Microsoft
5 6 (6.38%) HP
6 2 (2.13%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.06%) JBoss
7 1 (1.06%) Pega
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £275 to £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £280.00 - £300.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Halifax
Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 15 days ago