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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 47 53 72
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +19
Contract jobs citing SOA 46 47 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.80% 3.18% 2.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.62% 4.04% 2.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 31 10
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£450 £338 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -19.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £440 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £29.50 £32.10
% change year-on-year
+27.11% -8.09%
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
1272 1164 1449
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 77.42% 78.81% 77.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 796 630 784
Average daily rate £355 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.41% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 41 35
Average hourly rate £13.50 £36.75 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.26% +116.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £17.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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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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 +6 18 £450 +12.50% 3
Leeds -20 15 £450 +50.00% 5
Halifax -9 4 £475 +7.04% 1
Huddersfield +3 1 - -
Wetherby - - - -
SOA
Yorkshire

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 37 (50.68%) Oracle
2 29 (39.73%) Finance
3 28 (38.36%) SQL Server
4 21 (28.77%) .NET
5 19 (26.03%) C#
6 18 (24.66%) Web Services
7 17 (23.29%) XML
7 17 (23.29%) ASP.NET
8 16 (21.92%) IBM
8 16 (21.92%) WCF
9 15 (20.55%) DB2
10 14 (19.18%) Java
10 14 (19.18%) SQL
10 14 (19.18%) Middleware
11 13 (17.81%) PL/SQL
11 13 (17.81%) Stakeholder Management
11 13 (17.81%) Oracle BPM
12 12 (16.44%) Data Modelling
13 11 (15.07%) TOGAF
13 11 (15.07%) Data Management
13 11 (15.07%) Master Data Management
14 10 (13.70%) Oracle Database
14 10 (13.70%) Perforce
14 10 (13.70%) CSS
14 10 (13.70%) UNIX
15 9 (12.33%) Oracle Forms
15 9 (12.33%) Oracle Reports
15 9 (12.33%) COBOL
15 9 (12.33%) Business Intelligence
15 9 (12.33%) Oracle ADF

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 5 (6.85%) WebSphere
2 4 (5.48%) CMS
2 4 (5.48%) Oracle Service Bus
3 3 (4.11%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (4.11%) WebLogic
3 3 (4.11%) MQSeries
4 1 (1.37%) Mule
4 1 (1.37%) AquaLogic Service Bus
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.37%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.37%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.37%) TIBCO EMS
4 1 (1.37%) AquaLogic
Applications
1 5 (6.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.37%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.37%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (17.81%) Oracle BPM
2 6 (8.22%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (8.22%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (6.85%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.48%) FTP
2 2 (2.74%) Firewall
3 1 (1.37%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.37%) VPN
3 1 (1.37%) DNS
3 1 (1.37%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (38.36%) SQL Server
2 15 (20.55%) DB2
3 10 (13.70%) Oracle Database
4 9 (12.33%) Oracle Reports
5 8 (10.96%) Oracle9i Database
6 7 (9.59%) Relational Database
7 3 (4.11%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (2.74%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (2.74%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (2.74%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (1.37%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (12.33%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (6.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.37%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (1.37%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.37%) Visual Studio
General
1 29 (39.73%) Finance
2 5 (6.85%) Retail
3 3 (4.11%) Banking
4 2 (2.74%) Advertising
5 1 (1.37%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.37%) Back Office
5 1 (1.37%) Automotive
5 1 (1.37%) Billing
Job Titles
1 31 (42.47%) Architect
2 25 (34.25%) Developer
3 17 (23.29%) Solutions Architect
4 11 (15.07%) Oracle Developer
5 8 (10.96%) .NET Developer
6 7 (9.59%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 7 (9.59%) C# .NET Developer
6 7 (9.59%) C# Developer
6 7 (9.59%) ASP.NET Developer
6 7 (9.59%) .NET Web Developer
6 7 (9.59%) C# Web Developer
6 7 (9.59%) Web Developer
6 7 (9.59%) Data Architect
7 6 (8.22%) Oracle Architect
8 5 (6.85%) Analyst
9 4 (5.48%) Test Analyst
9 4 (5.48%) Designer
9 4 (5.48%) SOA Architect
10 3 (4.11%) Oracle SOA Architect
10 3 (4.11%) SOA Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (28.77%) .NET
2 18 (24.66%) Web Services
3 17 (23.29%) XML
3 17 (23.29%) ASP.NET
4 16 (21.92%) WCF
5 14 (19.18%) Middleware
6 10 (13.70%) CSS
7 9 (12.33%) Oracle ADF
8 7 (9.59%) XSLT
8 7 (9.59%) XHTML
8 7 (9.59%) HTML
9 6 (8.22%) Oracle Fusion
10 5 (6.85%) J2EE
10 5 (6.85%) .NET Framework
11 4 (5.48%) WebSphere Message Broker
12 3 (4.11%) jQuery
13 2 (2.74%) Java EE
13 2 (2.74%) NHibernate
13 2 (2.74%) XSD
13 2 (2.74%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.85%) DataPower
2 3 (4.11%) Mobile App
2 3 (4.11%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.74%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.74%) N-Tier
3 2 (2.74%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.37%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 10 (13.70%) UNIX
2 8 (10.96%) Linux
3 6 (8.22%) Oracle Linux
4 3 (4.11%) Android
4 3 (4.11%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.37%) MVS
5 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.37%) Windows
5 1 (1.37%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (17.81%) Stakeholder Management
2 12 (16.44%) Data Modelling
3 11 (15.07%) TOGAF
3 11 (15.07%) Data Management
3 11 (15.07%) Master Data Management
4 9 (12.33%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (12.33%) MVC
5 8 (10.96%) Unit Testing
6 7 (9.59%) Mentoring
6 7 (9.59%) Coaching
6 7 (9.59%) Zachman Framework
6 7 (9.59%) Data Security
7 6 (8.22%) CRM
7 6 (8.22%) Data Stewardship
7 6 (8.22%) Information Assurance
8 4 (5.48%) Asset Management
8 4 (5.48%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (5.48%) Business Analysis
8 4 (5.48%) ERP
8 4 (5.48%) EAM
Programming Languages
1 19 (26.03%) C#
2 14 (19.18%) Java
2 14 (19.18%) SQL
3 13 (17.81%) PL/SQL
4 9 (12.33%) COBOL
5 3 (4.11%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.74%) VB
6 2 (2.74%) VB6
7 1 (1.37%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.37%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (4.11%) ISEB
2 1 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (1.37%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.48%) QA
2 1 (1.37%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (2.74%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.37%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 1 (1.37%) Data Guard
1 1 (1.37%) Oracle EDQ
1 1 (1.37%) OpenView
1 1 (1.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (1.37%) MOM
1 1 (1.37%) OVSD
Vendors
1 37 (50.68%) Oracle
2 16 (21.92%) IBM
3 10 (13.70%) Perforce
4 8 (10.96%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.74%) Telerik
5 2 (2.74%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.74%) HP
6 1 (1.37%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.37%) Hyperion
6 1 (1.37%) Pegasus
6 1 (1.37%) JBoss
6 1 (1.37%) Siebel
6 1 (1.37%) Unica
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