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 September 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
3 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 57 49 74
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +25
Contract jobs citing SOA 40 52 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.40% 3.36% 1.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.11% 4.30% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 35 11
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£450 £375 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -9.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £428 £388 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.32% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £29.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+22.88% -7.81%
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
1286 1208 1456
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 77.19% 78.04% 76.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 811 650 787
Average daily rate £355 £325 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.23% -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 51 35
Average hourly rate £13.50 £31.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.45% +87.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £17.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £51.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.98 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-10.08% -

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 September 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 3 September 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
Bradford +2 16 £450 +12.50% 4
Leeds -17 15 £450 +50.00% 3
Halifax -12 4 £475 - 1
Huddersfield +2 1 - -
Wetherby - - - -
SOA
Yorkshire

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 32 (46.38%) Oracle
2 25 (36.23%) SQL Server
3 24 (34.78%) Finance
4 20 (28.99%) XML
5 19 (27.54%) Web Services
6 18 (26.09%) .NET
7 17 (24.64%) Java
7 17 (24.64%) IBM
8 16 (23.19%) C#
8 16 (23.19%) DB2
9 15 (21.74%) ASP.NET
10 14 (20.29%) SQL
11 13 (18.84%) PL/SQL
11 13 (18.84%) WCF
11 13 (18.84%) Oracle BPM
12 12 (17.39%) Oracle Database
12 12 (17.39%) UNIX
12 12 (17.39%) Middleware
13 10 (14.49%) Perforce
13 10 (14.49%) Data Modelling
13 10 (14.49%) CSS
14 9 (13.04%) COBOL
14 9 (13.04%) Oracle Forms
14 9 (13.04%) Oracle Reports
14 9 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
14 9 (13.04%) Oracle ADF
14 9 (13.04%) MVC
14 9 (13.04%) Data Management
14 9 (13.04%) Master Data Management
15 8 (11.59%) Relational Database

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 (7.25%) WebSphere
2 4 (5.80%) Oracle Service Bus
2 4 (5.80%) CMS
2 4 (5.80%) WebLogic
3 3 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (4.35%) MQSeries
3 3 (4.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (2.90%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.45%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.45%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (1.45%) AquaLogic
5 1 (1.45%) Mule
5 1 (1.45%) AquaLogic Service Bus
Applications
1 4 (5.80%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (18.84%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (7.25%) Oracle Retail
3 3 (4.35%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (4.35%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.80%) FTP
2 2 (2.90%) Firewall
3 1 (1.45%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.45%) VPN
3 1 (1.45%) DNS
3 1 (1.45%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (36.23%) SQL Server
2 16 (23.19%) DB2
3 12 (17.39%) Oracle Database
4 9 (13.04%) Oracle Reports
5 8 (11.59%) Relational Database
5 8 (11.59%) Oracle9i Database
6 4 (5.80%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (2.90%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (2.90%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (1.45%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (1.45%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 9 (13.04%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (7.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.45%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (1.45%) Cucumber
General
1 24 (34.78%) Finance
2 5 (7.25%) Retail
3 3 (4.35%) Banking
4 2 (2.90%) Advertising
5 1 (1.45%) Billing
5 1 (1.45%) Back Office
5 1 (1.45%) Automotive
5 1 (1.45%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 26 (37.68%) Architect
2 25 (36.23%) Developer
3 13 (18.84%) Solutions Architect
4 11 (15.94%) Oracle Developer
5 8 (11.59%) .NET Developer
6 7 (10.14%) Web Developer
6 7 (10.14%) Data Architect
6 7 (10.14%) C# Developer
6 7 (10.14%) ASP.NET Developer
6 7 (10.14%) .NET Web Developer
6 7 (10.14%) C# Web Developer
6 7 (10.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 7 (10.14%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (7.25%) Analyst
8 4 (5.80%) Designer
8 4 (5.80%) Oracle Architect
8 4 (5.80%) Test Analyst
9 3 (4.35%) Java Developer
9 3 (4.35%) Administrator
9 3 (4.35%) SOA Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (28.99%) XML
2 19 (27.54%) Web Services
3 18 (26.09%) .NET
4 15 (21.74%) ASP.NET
5 13 (18.84%) WCF
6 12 (17.39%) Middleware
7 10 (14.49%) CSS
8 9 (13.04%) Oracle ADF
9 8 (11.59%) XSLT
10 7 (10.14%) XHTML
10 7 (10.14%) HTML
11 6 (8.70%) J2EE
12 5 (7.25%) Oracle Fusion
13 4 (5.80%) WebSphere Message Broker
14 3 (4.35%) JMS
14 3 (4.35%) XSD
14 3 (4.35%) jQuery
15 2 (2.90%) Silverlight
15 2 (2.90%) NHibernate
15 2 (2.90%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.25%) DataPower
2 3 (4.35%) Mobile App
2 3 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.90%) Data Integration
3 2 (2.90%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.90%) Clustering
3 2 (2.90%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.45%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 12 (17.39%) UNIX
2 5 (7.25%) Linux
3 3 (4.35%) Android
3 3 (4.35%) Apple iOS
3 3 (4.35%) Oracle Linux
4 2 (2.90%) HPUX
5 1 (1.45%) MVS
5 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.45%) Windows
5 1 (1.45%) AIX
5 1 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (14.49%) Data Modelling
2 9 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (13.04%) MVC
2 9 (13.04%) Data Management
2 9 (13.04%) Master Data Management
3 8 (11.59%) Unit Testing
3 8 (11.59%) TOGAF
3 8 (11.59%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (10.14%) Data Security
4 7 (10.14%) Mentoring
5 6 (8.70%) Data Stewardship
5 6 (8.70%) Information Assurance
6 4 (5.80%) Coaching
6 4 (5.80%) Zachman Framework
6 4 (5.80%) CRM
7 3 (4.35%) UML
7 3 (4.35%) ITIL
7 3 (4.35%) Validation
7 3 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (4.35%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 17 (24.64%) Java
2 16 (23.19%) C#
3 14 (20.29%) SQL
4 13 (18.84%) PL/SQL
5 9 (13.04%) COBOL
6 3 (4.35%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.90%) VB6
7 2 (2.90%) VB
8 1 (1.45%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.45%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (4.35%) ISEB
2 1 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (1.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.80%) QA
2 1 (1.45%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.45%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (1.45%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (1.45%) OpenView
1 1 (1.45%) MOM
1 1 (1.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (1.45%) OVSD
1 1 (1.45%) Data Guard
1 1 (1.45%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 32 (46.38%) Oracle
2 17 (24.64%) IBM
3 10 (14.49%) Perforce
4 4 (5.80%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.90%) Telerik
5 2 (2.90%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.90%) HP
6 1 (1.45%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.45%) Hyperion
6 1 (1.45%) JBoss
6 1 (1.45%) Siebel
6 1 (1.45%) Unica
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4it Recruitment Ltd
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Posted: 5 days ago
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Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 6 days ago
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The Bridge Ltd
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