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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 49 99 77
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -22
Contract jobs citing SOA 79 27 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.91% 1.27% 1.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.50% 1.50% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 13 17
Median daily rate £475 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £240 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £550 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £470 £450 £416
% change year-on-year
+4.44% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £40.60 £43.25
% change year-on-year
+10.83% -6.12%
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
1755 1798 1418
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 86.75% 84.81% 80.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1213 1288 979
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 £317 £275 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 32 21
Median hourly rate £14.50 £35.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.57% +118.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £11.75 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £110.00 £58.00 £110.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 June 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 June 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 +33 57 £450 +5.88% 13
Bradford +16 12 £536 +78.75% 1
Halifax -2 1 £450 - 1
SOA
Yorkshire

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 72 (45.57%) Java
2 62 (39.24%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (29.75%) TDD
4 45 (28.48%) Microservices
5 42 (26.58%) Git (software)
6 35 (22.15%) RESTful
7 32 (20.25%) Spring
8 30 (18.99%) Maven
8 30 (18.99%) Finance
8 30 (18.99%) Jenkins
9 29 (18.35%) Retail
9 29 (18.35%) JIRA
9 29 (18.35%) Puppet
10 27 (17.09%) .NET
11 26 (16.46%) Scrum
12 25 (15.82%) JavaScript
12 25 (15.82%) HTML
13 24 (15.19%) Oracle
13 24 (15.19%) OO
14 22 (13.92%) Open Source
15 21 (13.29%) TOGAF
15 21 (13.29%) HTML5
15 21 (13.29%) CSS
15 21 (13.29%) Web Services
15 21 (13.29%) XML
16 20 (12.66%) Business Intelligence
17 19 (12.03%) Linux
17 19 (12.03%) OOP
17 19 (12.03%) Middleware
17 19 (12.03%) Banking

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 13 (8.23%) Oracle Service Bus
2 10 (6.33%) WebLogic
3 9 (5.70%) Confluence
4 8 (5.06%) WebSphere
5 5 (3.16%) Apache Solr
5 5 (3.16%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (3.16%) Joomla!
6 4 (2.53%) CMS
7 3 (1.90%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (1.27%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.27%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.63%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (0.63%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.63%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (1.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.63%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 7 (4.43%) Oracle ERP
2 6 (3.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (3.80%) Oracle Retail
3 4 (2.53%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (1.90%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (1.90%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.63%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (10.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (8.23%) GitHub
3 10 (6.33%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.27%) SaaS
5 1 (0.63%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.80%) Extranet
1 6 (3.80%) Intranet
2 4 (2.53%) H.323
2 4 (2.53%) LAN
2 4 (2.53%) VoIP
2 4 (2.53%) WAN
3 2 (1.27%) CTI
4 1 (0.63%) LDAP
4 1 (0.63%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (10.76%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.43%) NoSQL
3 6 (3.80%) OLAP
3 6 (3.80%) OLTP
3 6 (3.80%) Oracle Database
4 5 (3.16%) MongoDB
4 5 (3.16%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.27%) Big Data
5 2 (1.27%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.63%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 42 (26.58%) Git (software)
2 30 (18.99%) Jenkins
2 30 (18.99%) Maven
3 29 (18.35%) JIRA
4 13 (8.23%) Mercurial
5 10 (6.33%) JDeveloper
5 10 (6.33%) JUnit
6 9 (5.70%) Liquibase
6 9 (5.70%) SonarQube
6 9 (5.70%) Sonatype Nexus
7 7 (4.43%) Subversion
7 7 (4.43%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (3.16%) Ant
9 4 (2.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (2.53%) ClearCase
9 4 (2.53%) CruiseControl
9 4 (2.53%) Hudson
9 4 (2.53%) TeamCity
9 4 (2.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 3 (1.90%) webpack
General
1 30 (18.99%) Finance
2 29 (18.35%) Retail
3 19 (12.03%) Banking
4 5 (3.16%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.90%) Marketing
6 2 (1.27%) Billing
7 1 (0.63%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.63%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 71 (44.94%) Architect
2 52 (32.91%) Developer
3 48 (30.38%) Solutions Architect
4 24 (15.19%) Java Developer
5 23 (14.56%) Senior Developer
6 22 (13.92%) Senior Java Developer
7 13 (8.23%) Java Scala Developer
7 13 (8.23%) Scala Developer
7 13 (8.23%) Senior Java Scala Developer
7 13 (8.23%) Senior Scala Developer
8 11 (6.96%) Lead Architect
8 11 (6.96%) Technical Leader
9 9 (5.70%) Integration Engineer
9 9 (5.70%) Java Engineer
9 9 (5.70%) Ruby Engineer
9 9 (5.70%) Splunk Engineer
10 8 (5.06%) C# Developer
10 8 (5.06%) Lead Solutions Architect
10 8 (5.06%) Middleware Developer
11 7 (4.43%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (22.15%) RESTful
2 32 (20.25%) Spring
3 27 (17.09%) .NET
4 25 (15.82%) HTML
5 21 (13.29%) CSS
5 21 (13.29%) HTML5
5 21 (13.29%) Web Services
5 21 (13.29%) XML
6 19 (12.03%) Middleware
7 17 (10.76%) Oracle Fusion
8 16 (10.13%) ASP.NET
8 16 (10.13%) CSS3
8 16 (10.13%) Hibernate
8 16 (10.13%) Spring Boot
9 14 (8.86%) ASP.NET MVC
10 13 (8.23%) WCF
11 10 (6.33%) ASP.NET Web API
11 10 (6.33%) SOAP
12 8 (5.06%) AngularJS
13 7 (4.43%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.86%) Analytical Skills
1 14 (8.86%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (5.70%) Virtual Team
3 6 (3.80%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.53%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.27%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.27%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.63%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.63%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.63%) DataPower
6 1 (0.63%) FMCG
6 1 (0.63%) IVR
6 1 (0.63%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.63%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.63%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (12.03%) Linux
2 8 (5.06%) Windows
3 6 (3.80%) Android
3 6 (3.80%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.90%) Unix
5 1 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (39.24%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (29.75%) TDD
3 45 (28.48%) Microservices
4 26 (16.46%) Scrum
5 24 (15.19%) OO
6 22 (13.92%) Open Source
7 21 (13.29%) TOGAF
8 20 (12.66%) Business Intelligence
9 19 (12.03%) OOP
10 18 (11.39%) Continuous Integration
11 15 (9.49%) MVC
11 15 (9.49%) Pair Programming
12 14 (8.86%) ERP
13 13 (8.23%) Content Management
13 13 (8.23%) Data Protection
13 13 (8.23%) DevOps
13 13 (8.23%) Software Delivery
14 12 (7.59%) Service Design
15 11 (6.96%) Coaching
16 9 (5.70%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 72 (45.57%) Java
2 25 (15.82%) JavaScript
3 18 (11.39%) C#
3 18 (11.39%) SQL
4 14 (8.86%) Python
4 14 (8.86%) Ruby
4 14 (8.86%) Scala
5 13 (8.23%) Clojure
5 13 (8.23%) Groovy
6 10 (6.33%) PL/SQL
7 8 (5.06%) T-SQL
8 7 (4.43%) PHP
9 6 (3.80%) XPath
10 5 (3.16%) Perl
11 4 (2.53%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (3.16%) Security Cleared
2 3 (1.90%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.63%) BC Cleared
3 1 (0.63%) Degree
3 1 (0.63%) ISEB
3 1 (0.63%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.63%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.90%) QA
2 2 (1.27%) SLA
3 1 (0.63%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 19 (12.03%) Docker
2 13 (8.23%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (1.90%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.63%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 29 (18.35%) Puppet
2 9 (5.70%) Bareos
2 9 (5.70%) yum
3 4 (2.53%) logstash
3 4 (2.53%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 24 (15.19%) Oracle
2 13 (8.23%) Splunk
3 9 (5.70%) IBM
4 6 (3.80%) Avaya
4 6 (3.80%) Microsoft
4 6 (3.80%) Sitecore
4 6 (3.80%) Xamarin
5 5 (3.16%) Retalix
6 4 (2.53%) CA
6 4 (2.53%) TIBCO
7 3 (1.90%) Citrix
8 2 (1.27%) Capita
8 2 (1.27%) Genesys
9 1 (0.63%) IBM Sterling
9 1 (0.63%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.63%) VMware
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