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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 61 90 70
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -20
Contract jobs citing SOA 60 33 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.94% 1.54% 1.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.39% 1.84% 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 22 18
Median daily rate £475 £325 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.15% -29.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £253 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £533
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.88% +10.00%
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
1768 1798 1368
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 86.75% 84.02% 81.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1187 1303 895
Median daily rate £425 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.05% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £275 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £503 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 36 25
Median hourly rate £14.50 £32.00 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.68% +124.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.42 £12.40 £8.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.40 £45.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing SOA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +12 37 £450 +47.54% 8
Bradford +10 11 £538 +26.47% 5
Halifax - 1 £450 -
SOA
Yorkshire

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SOA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for SOA.

1 68 (45.33%) Java
2 61 (40.67%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (33.33%) TDD
4 42 (28.00%) Microservices
5 39 (26.00%) Git (software)
6 37 (24.67%) RESTful
7 34 (22.67%) Spring
8 32 (21.33%) Finance
9 30 (20.00%) .NET
10 29 (19.33%) JavaScript
11 28 (18.67%) HTML
11 28 (18.67%) Retail
12 27 (18.00%) Scrum
13 25 (16.67%) CSS
13 25 (16.67%) Maven
13 25 (16.67%) Puppet
13 25 (16.67%) Jenkins
14 24 (16.00%) JIRA
14 24 (16.00%) OO
15 23 (15.33%) Open Source
15 23 (15.33%) HTML5
16 22 (14.67%) C#
17 21 (14.00%) OOP
17 21 (14.00%) TOGAF
18 20 (13.33%) XML
19 19 (12.67%) Oracle
19 19 (12.67%) SQL Server
19 19 (12.67%) Business Intelligence
19 19 (12.67%) Banking
19 19 (12.67%) Continuous Integration

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (6.00%) Oracle Service Bus
2 8 (5.33%) WebLogic
2 8 (5.33%) WebSphere
3 6 (4.00%) Apache Solr
3 6 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (3.33%) CMS
4 5 (3.33%) Joomla!
5 4 (2.67%) Confluence
5 4 (2.67%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (2.00%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.33%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.67%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.67%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (2.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.67%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 7 (4.67%) Oracle ERP
2 6 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (2.00%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (2.00%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (1.33%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.67%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.67%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (10.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (10.00%) GitHub
3 10 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.67%) IaaS
4 1 (0.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.00%) Extranet
1 6 (4.00%) Intranet
2 1 (0.67%) LDAP
2 1 (0.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (12.67%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.00%) NoSQL
3 7 (4.67%) MongoDB
4 6 (4.00%) OLAP
4 6 (4.00%) OLTP
5 4 (2.67%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.00%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.33%) Big Data
7 2 (1.33%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.67%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.67%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 39 (26.00%) Git (software)
2 25 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 25 (16.67%) Maven
3 24 (16.00%) JIRA
4 15 (10.00%) Mercurial
5 8 (5.33%) JDeveloper
5 8 (5.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (3.33%) Ant
6 5 (3.33%) JUnit
6 5 (3.33%) Subversion
7 4 (2.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (2.67%) ClearCase
7 4 (2.67%) CruiseControl
7 4 (2.67%) Hudson
7 4 (2.67%) Liquibase
7 4 (2.67%) SonarQube
7 4 (2.67%) Sonatype Nexus
7 4 (2.67%) TeamCity
7 4 (2.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 3 (2.00%) Babel
General
1 32 (21.33%) Finance
2 28 (18.67%) Retail
3 19 (12.67%) Banking
4 5 (3.33%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.00%) Marketing
6 2 (1.33%) Billing
7 1 (0.67%) Advertising
7 1 (0.67%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 58 (38.67%) Architect
2 54 (36.00%) Developer
3 44 (29.33%) Solutions Architect
4 25 (16.67%) Java Developer
5 23 (15.33%) Senior Developer
5 23 (15.33%) Senior Java Developer
6 15 (10.00%) Java Scala Developer
6 15 (10.00%) Scala Developer
6 15 (10.00%) Senior Java Scala Developer
6 15 (10.00%) Senior Scala Developer
7 12 (8.00%) Technical Leader
8 11 (7.33%) Integration Engineer
8 11 (7.33%) Java Engineer
8 11 (7.33%) Ruby Engineer
8 11 (7.33%) Splunk Engineer
9 10 (6.67%) Lead Architect
10 9 (6.00%) C# Developer
11 8 (5.33%) .NET Developer
11 8 (5.33%) Lead Solutions Architect
11 8 (5.33%) Middleware Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (24.67%) RESTful
2 34 (22.67%) Spring
3 30 (20.00%) .NET
4 28 (18.67%) HTML
5 25 (16.67%) CSS
6 23 (15.33%) HTML5
7 20 (13.33%) XML
8 18 (12.00%) ASP.NET
8 18 (12.00%) CSS3
8 18 (12.00%) Hibernate
9 17 (11.33%) Web Services
10 16 (10.67%) Spring Boot
11 15 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
12 13 (8.67%) Middleware
12 13 (8.67%) WCF
13 12 (8.00%) ASP.NET Web API
13 12 (8.00%) Oracle Fusion
14 10 (6.67%) SOAP
15 8 (5.33%) AngularJS
16 7 (4.67%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.33%) Enterprise Software
2 15 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (6.00%) Virtual Team
4 6 (4.00%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.00%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.33%) User Experience
7 1 (0.67%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.67%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.67%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.67%) DataPower
7 1 (0.67%) FMCG
7 1 (0.67%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.67%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 17 (11.33%) Linux
2 7 (4.67%) Windows
3 6 (4.00%) Android
3 6 (4.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (40.67%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (33.33%) TDD
3 42 (28.00%) Microservices
4 27 (18.00%) Scrum
5 24 (16.00%) OO
6 23 (15.33%) Open Source
7 21 (14.00%) OOP
7 21 (14.00%) TOGAF
8 19 (12.67%) Business Intelligence
8 19 (12.67%) Continuous Integration
9 18 (12.00%) Pair Programming
10 17 (11.33%) MVC
11 15 (10.00%) Software Delivery
12 13 (8.67%) Content Management
13 11 (7.33%) API Integration
13 11 (7.33%) Coaching
13 11 (7.33%) ERP
13 11 (7.33%) Information Security
14 9 (6.00%) CRM
14 9 (6.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 68 (45.33%) Java
2 29 (19.33%) JavaScript
3 22 (14.67%) C#
4 17 (11.33%) SQL
5 16 (10.67%) Scala
6 15 (10.00%) Clojure
6 15 (10.00%) Groovy
6 15 (10.00%) Python
6 15 (10.00%) Ruby
7 9 (6.00%) T-SQL
8 8 (5.33%) PL/SQL
9 6 (4.00%) PHP
10 4 (2.67%) Perl
10 4 (2.67%) Shell Script
10 4 (2.67%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (1.33%) ISEB
1 2 (1.33%) ISTQB
1 2 (1.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.67%) BC Cleared
2 1 (0.67%) Degree
2 1 (0.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (0.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.67%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.67%) QA
2 2 (1.33%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (12.67%) Docker
2 15 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.67%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 25 (16.67%) Puppet
2 5 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (2.67%) Bareos
3 4 (2.67%) logstash
3 4 (2.67%) yum
4 1 (0.67%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 19 (12.67%) Oracle
2 15 (10.00%) Splunk
3 10 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 9 (6.00%) IBM
5 7 (4.67%) Sitecore
6 6 (4.00%) Xamarin
7 4 (2.67%) CA
7 4 (2.67%) TIBCO
8 2 (1.33%) Avaya
9 1 (0.67%) IBM Sterling
9 1 (0.67%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.67%) Retalix
9 1 (0.67%) VMware
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