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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 84 62 59
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -3
Contract jobs citing SOA 34 34 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.57% 2.00% 2.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.91% 2.51% 3.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 19 28
Average daily rate
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£325 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £298 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £530 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £435 £390
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +18.64%
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
1779 1356 1162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 82.21% 79.95% 76.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1296 881 620
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £464 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 24 40
Average hourly rate £32.00 £13.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+137.03% -62.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.00 £16.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £34.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.16% -14.51%

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 3 August 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 3 August 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
Leeds -17 22 £300 -35.13% 10
Bradford -7 9 £388 - 2
Huddersfield +1 1 £335 - 1
SOA
Yorkshire

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 35 (40.70%) Finance
2 28 (32.56%) .NET
2 28 (32.56%) Oracle
3 24 (27.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 21 (24.42%) SQL Server
4 21 (24.42%) XML
5 20 (23.26%) ASP.NET
5 20 (23.26%) C#
5 20 (23.26%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (20.93%) Microsoft
7 17 (19.77%) ISEB
8 16 (18.60%) Java
8 16 (18.60%) CSS
8 16 (18.60%) Analytical Skills
8 16 (18.60%) Enterprise Architecture
9 15 (17.44%) JavaScript
10 14 (16.28%) SQL
10 14 (16.28%) SOAP
10 14 (16.28%) Web Services
10 14 (16.28%) ISTQB
11 13 (15.12%) MVC
12 12 (13.95%) TOGAF
12 12 (13.95%) Test Automation
12 12 (13.95%) SoapUI
13 11 (12.79%) Waterfall
13 11 (12.79%) VMware
14 10 (11.63%) Middleware
14 10 (11.63%) T-SQL
14 10 (11.63%) HTML
14 10 (11.63%) ASP.NET MVC

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 24 (27.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (4.65%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (4.65%) CMS
2 4 (4.65%) Sitecore CMS
2 4 (4.65%) Apache Solr
3 2 (2.33%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (1.16%) NServiceBus
4 1 (1.16%) SAP EP
4 1 (1.16%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.16%) Oracle BPEL
4 1 (1.16%) Joomla!
4 1 (1.16%) IIS
4 1 (1.16%) JBoss
4 1 (1.16%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (5.81%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.16%) SAP SRM
1 1 (1.16%) SAP BPC
1 1 (1.16%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.16%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.49%) Intranet
1 3 (3.49%) Extranet
2 1 (1.16%) SAN
2 1 (1.16%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (24.42%) SQL Server
2 10 (11.63%) Oracle Database
2 10 (11.63%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (9.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (4.65%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.49%) Big Data
5 3 (3.49%) OLAP
5 3 (3.49%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (3.49%) OLTP
5 3 (3.49%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.16%) SAP BW
6 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.16%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.16%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.16%) DB2
Development Applications
1 12 (13.95%) SoapUI
2 8 (9.30%) JMeter
2 8 (9.30%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.16%) Jasmine
3 1 (1.16%) Eclipse
General
1 35 (40.70%) Finance
2 3 (3.49%) Retail
2 3 (3.49%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (31.40%) Architect
2 23 (26.74%) Developer
3 19 (22.09%) Analyst
3 19 (22.09%) Solutions Architect
4 16 (18.60%) Test Analyst
5 12 (13.95%) Tester
6 8 (9.30%) .NET Developer
7 7 (8.14%) SOA Developer
8 6 (6.98%) Principal Developer
9 5 (5.81%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
9 5 (5.81%) Infrastructure Architect
9 5 (5.81%) Test Engineer
10 4 (4.65%) Performance Analyst
10 4 (4.65%) Performance Test Analyst
11 3 (3.49%) Lead Architect
11 3 (3.49%) Enterprise Architect
11 3 (3.49%) Lead Solutions Architect
12 2 (2.33%) Oracle SOA Developer
12 2 (2.33%) SOA Designer
12 2 (2.33%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (32.56%) .NET
2 21 (24.42%) XML
3 20 (23.26%) ASP.NET
4 16 (18.60%) CSS
5 14 (16.28%) SOAP
5 14 (16.28%) Web Services
6 10 (11.63%) HTML
6 10 (11.63%) Middleware
6 10 (11.63%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (9.30%) jQuery
8 7 (8.14%) Ajax
9 6 (6.98%) .NET Framework
10 5 (5.81%) WCF
10 5 (5.81%) KnockoutJS
10 5 (5.81%) ASP.NET Web API
11 4 (4.65%) AngularJS
11 4 (4.65%) HTML5
11 4 (4.65%) Entity Framework
11 4 (4.65%) REST
11 4 (4.65%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 16 (18.60%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.98%) Mobile App
3 4 (4.65%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.16%) User Experience
4 1 (1.16%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.16%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.16%) Clustering
4 1 (1.16%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.16%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.98%) Android
1 6 (6.98%) Apple iOS
2 3 (3.49%) Windows
3 1 (1.16%) Linux
3 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (23.26%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (18.60%) Enterprise Architecture
3 13 (15.12%) MVC
4 12 (13.95%) TOGAF
4 12 (13.95%) Test Automation
5 11 (12.79%) Waterfall
6 10 (11.63%) Use Case
7 9 (10.47%) Change Control
7 9 (10.47%) SDLC
7 9 (10.47%) Software Testing
8 8 (9.30%) RAD
8 8 (9.30%) System Integration Testing
9 7 (8.14%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (6.98%) E-Commerce
10 6 (6.98%) Data Modelling
10 6 (6.98%) Performance Monitoring
11 5 (5.81%) Microservices
11 5 (5.81%) Technical Architecture
11 5 (5.81%) Load Balancing
12 4 (4.65%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (23.26%) C#
2 16 (18.60%) Java
3 15 (17.44%) JavaScript
4 14 (16.28%) SQL
5 10 (11.63%) T-SQL
6 3 (3.49%) Ruby
7 1 (1.16%) XPath
7 1 (1.16%) PHP
Qualifications
1 17 (19.77%) ISEB
2 14 (16.28%) ISTQB
3 9 (10.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (3.49%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (2.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.47%) QA
2 3 (3.49%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.16%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (1.16%) Tivoli
1 1 (1.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 28 (32.56%) Oracle
2 18 (20.93%) Microsoft
3 11 (12.79%) VMware
4 7 (8.14%) SolarWinds
5 4 (4.65%) Sitecore
6 3 (3.49%) Cisco
7 2 (2.33%) IBM
7 2 (2.33%) HP
8 1 (1.16%) EMC
8 1 (1.16%) SAP
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The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Market rate
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 20 days ago