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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 92 64 62
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -2
Contract jobs citing SOA 24 31 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.15% 1.83% 3.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.36% 2.30% 4.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 19 23
Average daily rate
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£380 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £298 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £388
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.80 £35.00 £29.71
% change year-on-year
+22.28% +17.80%
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
1765 1346 1118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 84.29% 79.46% 75.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1272 911 599
Average daily rate £363 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £468 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 21 37
Average hourly rate £23.75 £15.00 £29.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -48.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £30.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 -30 19 £425 +21.42% 14
Bradford -7 2 - - 3
Huddersfield +1 1 £335 - 2
SOA
Yorkshire

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 30 (37.97%) Finance
2 26 (32.91%) .NET
3 22 (27.85%) Oracle
4 21 (26.58%) SQL Server
4 21 (26.58%) C#
5 20 (25.32%) XML
6 19 (24.05%) ASP.NET
7 18 (22.78%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (21.52%) Microsoft
8 17 (21.52%) Java
8 17 (21.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 16 (20.25%) Web Services
9 16 (20.25%) Enterprise Architecture
10 15 (18.99%) ISEB
11 14 (17.72%) CSS
12 13 (16.46%) JavaScript
12 13 (16.46%) SQL
12 13 (16.46%) TOGAF
13 11 (13.92%) ISTQB
13 11 (13.92%) MVC
14 10 (12.66%) Middleware
14 10 (12.66%) Analytical Skills
14 10 (12.66%) QA
14 10 (12.66%) Use Case
15 9 (11.39%) Oracle Database 11g
15 9 (11.39%) Android
15 9 (11.39%) Apple iOS
15 9 (11.39%) SoapUI
15 9 (11.39%) Oracle Database
15 9 (11.39%) Mobile App

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 17 (21.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (2.53%) SAP EP
2 2 (2.53%) Oracle BPEL
3 1 (1.27%) Joomla!
3 1 (1.27%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.27%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (1.27%) NServiceBus
3 1 (1.27%) IIS
3 1 (1.27%) JBoss
3 1 (1.27%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.27%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.27%) CMS
3 1 (1.27%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 7 (8.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.53%) SAP SRM
1 2 (2.53%) SAP BPC
1 2 (2.53%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.27%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.53%) SAN
2 1 (1.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (26.58%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.39%) Oracle Database 11g
2 9 (11.39%) Oracle Database
3 7 (8.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (3.80%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.53%) Big Data
5 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.53%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.53%) SAP BW
6 1 (1.27%) DB2
6 1 (1.27%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.27%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (11.39%) SoapUI
2 8 (10.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (5.06%) JMeter
4 3 (3.80%) LoadUI
5 1 (1.27%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.27%) Calabash
5 1 (1.27%) JIRA
5 1 (1.27%) Eclipse
General
1 30 (37.97%) Finance
2 2 (2.53%) Retail
2 2 (2.53%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (31.65%) Architect
2 21 (26.58%) Developer
2 21 (26.58%) Analyst
3 18 (22.78%) Test Analyst
4 15 (18.99%) Solutions Architect
5 7 (8.86%) SOA Developer
5 7 (8.86%) Tester
6 6 (7.59%) .NET Developer
6 6 (7.59%) Principal Developer
7 5 (6.33%) Test Engineer
7 5 (6.33%) Infrastructure Architect
7 5 (6.33%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 3 (3.80%) Enterprise Architect
8 3 (3.80%) Technical Architect
9 2 (2.53%) Business Analyst
9 2 (2.53%) Administrator
9 2 (2.53%) SAP Basis Administrator
9 2 (2.53%) Applications Architect
9 2 (2.53%) Agile Test Analyst
9 2 (2.53%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (32.91%) .NET
2 20 (25.32%) XML
3 19 (24.05%) ASP.NET
4 16 (20.25%) Web Services
5 14 (17.72%) CSS
6 10 (12.66%) Middleware
7 9 (11.39%) HTML
8 8 (10.13%) SOAP
8 8 (10.13%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (7.59%) REST
9 6 (7.59%) .NET Framework
10 5 (6.33%) WCF
10 5 (6.33%) jQuery
11 4 (5.06%) AngularJS
11 4 (5.06%) Entity Framework
11 4 (5.06%) Spring MVC
11 4 (5.06%) Hibernate
11 4 (5.06%) Spring
11 4 (5.06%) Ajax
11 4 (5.06%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.66%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (11.39%) Mobile App
3 4 (5.06%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.53%) Clustering
5 1 (1.27%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.27%) User Experience
5 1 (1.27%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.27%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.39%) Android
1 9 (11.39%) Apple iOS
2 6 (7.59%) Windows
3 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (22.78%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (20.25%) Enterprise Architecture
3 13 (16.46%) TOGAF
4 11 (13.92%) MVC
5 10 (12.66%) Use Case
6 6 (7.59%) Test Automation
6 6 (7.59%) Waterfall
6 6 (7.59%) Performance Monitoring
6 6 (7.59%) SDLC
7 5 (6.33%) Change Control
7 5 (6.33%) Load Balancing
7 5 (6.33%) BPEL
7 5 (6.33%) RUP
7 5 (6.33%) Data Modelling
8 4 (5.06%) CRM
8 4 (5.06%) OO
8 4 (5.06%) RAD
8 4 (5.06%) UML
8 4 (5.06%) Software Testing
8 4 (5.06%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 21 (26.58%) C#
2 17 (21.52%) Java
3 13 (16.46%) JavaScript
3 13 (16.46%) SQL
4 9 (11.39%) T-SQL
5 3 (3.80%) Ruby
6 1 (1.27%) XPath
6 1 (1.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (18.99%) ISEB
2 11 (13.92%) ISTQB
3 4 (5.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (5.06%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 2 (2.53%) Degree
5 1 (1.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.66%) QA
2 1 (1.27%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (2.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.27%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (2.53%) Tivoli
1 2 (2.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 22 (27.85%) Oracle
2 17 (21.52%) Microsoft
3 7 (8.86%) VMware
3 7 (8.86%) SolarWinds
4 4 (5.06%) SAP
5 3 (3.80%) Cisco
5 3 (3.80%) IBM
5 3 (3.80%) HP
6 2 (2.53%) EMC
7 1 (1.27%) Apple
7 1 (1.27%) Perforce
7 1 (1.27%) Sitecore
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £280.00 - £330.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £280.00 - £330.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago