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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 77 60 48
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -12
Contract jobs citing SOA 39 71 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.08% 3.18% 3.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.47% 3.82% 3.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 52 22
Median daily rate £475 £350 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £450 £440
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.50 £41.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.87% +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
1582 1859 1298
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 84.42% 83.18% 78.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1030 1282 797
Median daily rate £420 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 49 28
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.61 £10.66 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.25 £37.04 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +29.38%

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 September 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 September 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 -8 33 £475 +35.71% 6
Bradford -2 2 £300 -11.76%
SOA
Yorkshire

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 64 (54.24%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (50.85%) Java
3 56 (47.46%) TDD
4 44 (37.29%) Microservices
5 43 (36.44%) RESTful
6 38 (32.20%) Git (software)
6 38 (32.20%) Spring
7 34 (28.81%) JavaScript
8 32 (27.12%) Scrum
9 30 (25.42%) HTML
10 29 (24.58%) OO
11 27 (22.88%) .NET
12 26 (22.03%) Open Source
12 26 (22.03%) HTML5
12 26 (22.03%) Continuous Integration
13 25 (21.19%) CSS
14 23 (19.49%) Hibernate
14 23 (19.49%) Pair Programming
14 23 (19.49%) Retail
14 23 (19.49%) C#
14 23 (19.49%) OOP
15 22 (18.64%) Scala
16 21 (17.80%) Puppet
16 21 (17.80%) Maven
17 20 (16.95%) Clojure
17 20 (16.95%) Groovy
17 20 (16.95%) Docker
17 20 (16.95%) Software Delivery
17 20 (16.95%) CSS3
17 20 (16.95%) Jenkins

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 10 (8.47%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (5.08%) SharePoint
3 5 (4.24%) Joomla!
4 4 (3.39%) Apache Solr
4 4 (3.39%) CMS
4 4 (3.39%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (3.39%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (2.54%) Confluence
5 3 (2.54%) Mule
5 3 (2.54%) Mule ESB
6 2 (1.69%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.85%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.85%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.85%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.85%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (5.08%) InfoPath
1 6 (5.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (5.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (16.10%) GitHub
2 17 (14.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (5.93%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.85%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.08%) Extranet
1 6 (5.08%) Intranet
2 1 (0.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (14.41%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.08%) NoSQL
2 6 (5.08%) OLAP
2 6 (5.08%) OLTP
3 5 (4.24%) MongoDB
4 3 (2.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.69%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.69%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.85%) Big Data
6 1 (0.85%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.85%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 38 (32.20%) Git (software)
2 21 (17.80%) Maven
3 20 (16.95%) Jenkins
4 19 (16.10%) JIRA
4 19 (16.10%) Mercurial
5 9 (7.63%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (6.78%) Visual Studio
7 5 (4.24%) JUnit
8 3 (2.54%) Babel
8 3 (2.54%) Liquibase
8 3 (2.54%) SoapUI
8 3 (2.54%) SonarQube
8 3 (2.54%) Sonatype Nexus
8 3 (2.54%) webpack
9 2 (1.69%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (1.69%) Selenium
10 1 (0.85%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.85%) FitNesse
10 1 (0.85%) JProfiler
10 1 (0.85%) VisualVM
General
1 23 (19.49%) Retail
2 10 (8.47%) Finance
3 8 (6.78%) Local Government
4 3 (2.54%) Banking
4 3 (2.54%) Marketing
5 1 (0.85%) Advertising
5 1 (0.85%) Billing
5 1 (0.85%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.85%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 51 (43.22%) Developer
2 31 (26.27%) Architect
3 30 (25.42%) Java Developer
4 29 (24.58%) Senior Developer
5 28 (23.73%) Senior Java Developer
6 24 (20.34%) Solutions Architect
7 20 (16.95%) Scala Developer
8 19 (16.10%) Java Scala Developer
8 19 (16.10%) Senior Java Scala Developer
8 19 (16.10%) Senior Scala Developer
9 18 (15.25%) Technical Leader
10 8 (6.78%) .NET Developer
10 8 (6.78%) C# Developer
10 8 (6.78%) Lead Architect
10 8 (6.78%) Lead Solutions Architect
11 7 (5.93%) Integration Engineer
11 7 (5.93%) Java Engineer
11 7 (5.93%) Ruby Engineer
11 7 (5.93%) Splunk Engineer
12 6 (5.08%) Linux Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (36.44%) RESTful
2 38 (32.20%) Spring
3 30 (25.42%) HTML
4 27 (22.88%) .NET
5 26 (22.03%) HTML5
6 25 (21.19%) CSS
7 23 (19.49%) Hibernate
8 20 (16.95%) CSS3
9 16 (13.56%) Spring Boot
10 15 (12.71%) ASP.NET
10 15 (12.71%) SOAP
11 13 (11.02%) XML
12 12 (10.17%) .NET Framework
12 12 (10.17%) Web Services
13 11 (9.32%) ASP.NET MVC
13 11 (9.32%) JSON
13 11 (9.32%) WCF
14 10 (8.47%) REST
15 9 (7.63%) ASP.NET Web API
15 9 (7.63%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 20 (16.95%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (8.47%) N-Tier
3 7 (5.93%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.93%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.54%) Virtual Team
5 2 (1.69%) User Experience
6 1 (0.85%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.85%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.85%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 12 (10.17%) Linux
2 6 (5.08%) Android
2 6 (5.08%) Apple iOS
3 3 (2.54%) Windows
4 1 (0.85%) CentOS
4 1 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (54.24%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (47.46%) TDD
3 44 (37.29%) Microservices
4 32 (27.12%) Scrum
5 29 (24.58%) OO
6 26 (22.03%) Continuous Integration
6 26 (22.03%) Open Source
7 23 (19.49%) OOP
7 23 (19.49%) Pair Programming
8 20 (16.95%) Software Delivery
9 13 (11.02%) MVC
10 9 (7.63%) Build Automation
10 9 (7.63%) User Stories
10 9 (7.63%) Workflow
11 8 (6.78%) Coaching
11 8 (6.78%) CRM
11 8 (6.78%) Unit Testing
12 7 (5.93%) API Integration
12 7 (5.93%) Data Protection
12 7 (5.93%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 60 (50.85%) Java
2 34 (28.81%) JavaScript
3 23 (19.49%) C#
4 22 (18.64%) Scala
5 20 (16.95%) Clojure
5 20 (16.95%) Groovy
6 8 (6.78%) Python
6 8 (6.78%) Ruby
7 7 (5.93%) SQL
8 6 (5.08%) PHP
8 6 (5.08%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.69%) XPath
10 1 (0.85%) F#
10 1 (0.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (2.54%) Degree
2 2 (1.69%) ISEB
2 2 (1.69%) ISTQB
2 2 (1.69%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.85%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.85%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.39%) QA
2 2 (1.69%) SLA
3 1 (0.85%) GCP
System Software
1 20 (16.95%) Docker
1 20 (16.95%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 21 (17.80%) Puppet
2 3 (2.54%) Bareos
2 3 (2.54%) yum
3 1 (0.85%) Ansible
3 1 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.85%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 14 (11.86%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.93%) Splunk
3 6 (5.08%) Xamarin
4 4 (3.39%) Oracle
4 4 (3.39%) Sitecore
5 3 (2.54%) MuleSoft
6 1 (0.85%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
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