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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 56 66 72
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +6
Contract jobs citing SOA 48 29 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.80% 1.91% 1.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.74% 2.43% 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 19 8
Average daily rate
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£450 £368 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.44% -10.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £448 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £26.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+77.57% -25.69%
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
1283 1192 1348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 74.94% 78.68% 77.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 803 687 716
Average daily rate £365 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £450 £457
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 32 33
Average hourly rate £13.60 £17.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.31% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £14.00 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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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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
Bradford +13 23 £450 +12.50% 3
Leeds -12 15 £488 +50.00% 9
Halifax +1 3 £450 - 3
Huddersfield - - - -
SOA
Yorkshire

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 36 (45.57%) Oracle
1 36 (45.57%) Finance
2 34 (43.04%) SQL Server
3 28 (35.44%) .NET
4 26 (32.91%) C#
5 19 (24.05%) XML
6 17 (21.52%) ASP.NET
6 17 (21.52%) Web Services
7 16 (20.25%) WCF
8 14 (17.72%) Java
8 14 (17.72%) Microsoft
9 13 (16.46%) Stakeholder Management
10 12 (15.19%) Middleware
10 12 (15.19%) Data Modelling
10 12 (15.19%) Linux
11 11 (13.92%) CSS
11 11 (13.92%) SQL
11 11 (13.92%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (13.92%) Data Management
11 11 (13.92%) TOGAF
11 11 (13.92%) Master Data Management
12 10 (12.66%) DB2
12 10 (12.66%) IBM
13 9 (11.39%) Business Intelligence
13 9 (11.39%) Waterfall
14 8 (10.13%) Oracle BPM
14 8 (10.13%) Unit Testing
14 8 (10.13%) Mentoring
14 8 (10.13%) MVC
14 8 (10.13%) HTML

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 4 (5.06%) CMS
1 4 (5.06%) WebSphere
2 3 (3.80%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.53%) MQSeries
3 2 (2.53%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (1.27%) Node.js
4 1 (1.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.27%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.27%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (6.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.06%) MS Visio
2 4 (5.06%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (10.13%) Oracle BPM
2 6 (7.59%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (7.59%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (3.80%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (1.27%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.53%) FTP
1 2 (2.53%) Firewall
2 1 (1.27%) HTTP
2 1 (1.27%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.27%) VPN
2 1 (1.27%) DNS
2 1 (1.27%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (43.04%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.66%) DB2
3 7 (8.86%) Relational Database
4 5 (6.33%) Oracle Database
5 4 (5.06%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (3.80%) Oracle9i Database
6 3 (3.80%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.53%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (2.53%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.27%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.27%) Redis
8 1 (1.27%) Riak
8 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.27%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (5.06%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (5.06%) RSpec
1 4 (5.06%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.27%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (1.27%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.27%) SoapUI
General
1 36 (45.57%) Finance
2 5 (6.33%) Retail
3 4 (5.06%) Banking
4 2 (2.53%) Advertising
5 1 (1.27%) Games
5 1 (1.27%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 36 (45.57%) Architect
2 25 (31.65%) Solutions Architect
3 19 (24.05%) Developer
4 9 (11.39%) Analyst
5 8 (10.13%) Web Developer
5 8 (10.13%) .NET Developer
5 8 (10.13%) C# Developer
5 8 (10.13%) ASP.NET Developer
5 8 (10.13%) .NET Web Developer
5 8 (10.13%) C# Web Developer
5 8 (10.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 8 (10.13%) C# .NET Developer
6 7 (8.86%) Oracle Developer
6 7 (8.86%) Data Architect
7 6 (7.59%) Test Analyst
7 6 (7.59%) Oracle Architect
8 5 (6.33%) Designer
9 4 (5.06%) DevOps Engineer
9 4 (5.06%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 4 (5.06%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (35.44%) .NET
2 19 (24.05%) XML
3 17 (21.52%) Web Services
3 17 (21.52%) ASP.NET
4 16 (20.25%) WCF
5 12 (15.19%) Middleware
6 11 (13.92%) CSS
7 8 (10.13%) HTML
7 8 (10.13%) XHTML
8 6 (7.59%) XSLT
9 5 (6.33%) .NET Framework
10 4 (5.06%) Oracle ADF
10 4 (5.06%) J2EE
10 4 (5.06%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 4 (5.06%) Oracle Fusion
11 2 (2.53%) jQuery
11 2 (2.53%) Silverlight
11 2 (2.53%) SOAP
11 2 (2.53%) NHibernate
11 2 (2.53%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.33%) DataPower
2 3 (3.80%) Mobile App
2 3 (3.80%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.53%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.53%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.53%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.27%) Open Source
4 1 (1.27%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 12 (15.19%) Linux
2 6 (7.59%) Oracle Linux
3 5 (6.33%) UNIX
4 3 (3.80%) Apple iOS
4 3 (3.80%) Android
5 1 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.27%) Windows
5 1 (1.27%) HPUX
5 1 (1.27%) MVS
5 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (16.46%) Stakeholder Management
2 12 (15.19%) Data Modelling
3 11 (13.92%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (13.92%) Data Management
3 11 (13.92%) TOGAF
3 11 (13.92%) Master Data Management
4 9 (11.39%) Waterfall
4 9 (11.39%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (10.13%) MVC
5 8 (10.13%) Unit Testing
5 8 (10.13%) Mentoring
6 7 (8.86%) Coaching
6 7 (8.86%) Zachman Framework
6 7 (8.86%) Data Security
7 6 (7.59%) CRM
7 6 (7.59%) Data Stewardship
7 6 (7.59%) Information Assurance
8 5 (6.33%) Configuration Management
8 5 (6.33%) Business Analysis
9 4 (5.06%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (32.91%) C#
2 14 (17.72%) Java
3 11 (13.92%) SQL
4 8 (10.13%) PL/SQL
5 5 (6.33%) Ruby
6 4 (5.06%) COBOL
7 3 (3.80%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.53%) VB
8 2 (2.53%) VB6
9 1 (1.27%) Python
9 1 (1.27%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.27%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (6.33%) ISEB
2 2 (2.53%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.27%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.06%) QA
2 1 (1.27%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (2.53%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.27%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 4 (5.06%) Puppet
1 4 (5.06%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.27%) Oracle EDQ
2 1 (1.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (1.27%) OpenView
2 1 (1.27%) OVSD
2 1 (1.27%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 36 (45.57%) Oracle
2 14 (17.72%) Microsoft
3 10 (12.66%) IBM
4 5 (6.33%) Perforce
5 2 (2.53%) Telerik
5 2 (2.53%) Pega
5 2 (2.53%) HP
5 2 (2.53%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.53%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.27%) Siebel
6 1 (1.27%) Hyperion
6 1 (1.27%) Pegasus
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