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 1 September 2015 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 60 60 51
Rank change year-on-year
0 -9
Contract jobs citing SOA 65 38 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.84% 2.23% 3.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.53% 2.82% 4.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 19 34
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.22% +22.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £503 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £435 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +16.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £36.25 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+17.24% +22.88%
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
1841 1349 1217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 80.46% 79.26% 78.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1304 852 650
Average daily rate £375 £355 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 26 49
Average hourly rate £15.25 £14.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.17% -56.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £8.90 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.52 £25.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+26.29% -15.57%

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 1 September 2015.

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 1 September 2015. 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
Leeds -1 41 £303 -32.77% 12
Bradford -2 22 £340 -24.44% 1
Huddersfield -1 1 £335 - 2
SOA
Yorkshire

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 40 (41.67%) XML
2 38 (39.58%) .NET
3 37 (38.54%) Finance
4 34 (35.42%) SQL Server
5 33 (34.38%) JavaScript
6 32 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 30 (31.25%) C#
7 30 (31.25%) Oracle
7 30 (31.25%) ASP.NET
7 30 (31.25%) CSS
8 26 (27.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 25 (26.04%) SQL
9 25 (26.04%) Web Services
10 24 (25.00%) SOAP
11 22 (22.92%) T-SQL
12 20 (20.83%) Waterfall
12 20 (20.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 19 (19.79%) Analytical Skills
14 18 (18.75%) ISEB
14 18 (18.75%) ISTQB
15 16 (16.67%) Test Automation
15 16 (16.67%) SoapUI
15 16 (16.67%) Middleware
16 15 (15.63%) VMware
16 15 (15.63%) Java
17 14 (14.58%) Microsoft
17 14 (14.58%) RAD
18 12 (12.50%) HTML
18 12 (12.50%) TOGAF
18 12 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 26 (27.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 8 (8.33%) Oracle Service Bus
2 8 (8.33%) CMS
3 5 (5.21%) WebSphere
3 5 (5.21%) WebLogic
4 4 (4.17%) Sitecore CMS
4 4 (4.17%) Apache Solr
4 4 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (4.17%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (2.08%) Node.js
6 1 (1.04%) NServiceBus
6 1 (1.04%) IIS
6 1 (1.04%) JBoss
6 1 (1.04%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.04%) Joomla!
6 1 (1.04%) SAP EP
Applications
1 4 (4.17%) MS Excel
1 4 (4.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.04%) SAP SRM
1 1 (1.04%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.13%) Intranet
1 3 (3.13%) Extranet
2 1 (1.04%) SAN
2 1 (1.04%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (35.42%) SQL Server
2 20 (20.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (8.33%) Oracle Database
4 4 (4.17%) Relational Database
4 4 (4.17%) Big Data
4 4 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (3.13%) OLTP
5 3 (3.13%) RDBMS
5 3 (3.13%) OLAP
6 2 (2.08%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.04%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.04%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.04%) DB2
7 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.04%) SAP BW
7 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.04%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 16 (16.67%) SoapUI
2 11 (11.46%) JMeter
3 6 (6.25%) Maven
4 2 (2.08%) JIRA
4 2 (2.08%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.04%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.04%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.04%) ERwin
General
1 37 (38.54%) Finance
2 3 (3.13%) Retail
2 3 (3.13%) Marketing
3 1 (1.04%) Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (29.17%) Architect
2 23 (23.96%) Analyst
3 22 (22.92%) Test Analyst
4 19 (19.79%) Tester
4 19 (19.79%) Developer
5 18 (18.75%) Solutions Architect
6 7 (7.29%) Performance Analyst
6 7 (7.29%) Performance Test Analyst
7 6 (6.25%) .NET Developer
8 4 (4.17%) Technical Architect
8 4 (4.17%) Consultant
8 4 (4.17%) Oracle Developer
8 4 (4.17%) SOA Developer
9 3 (3.13%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
9 3 (3.13%) Lead Solutions Architect
9 3 (3.13%) Java Developer
9 3 (3.13%) Infrastructure Architect
9 3 (3.13%) Enterprise Architect
9 3 (3.13%) Oracle Consultant
9 3 (3.13%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (41.67%) XML
2 38 (39.58%) .NET
3 30 (31.25%) ASP.NET
3 30 (31.25%) CSS
4 25 (26.04%) Web Services
5 24 (25.00%) SOAP
6 16 (16.67%) Middleware
7 12 (12.50%) HTML
8 11 (11.46%) XSLT
9 10 (10.42%) REST
10 9 (9.38%) Ajax
11 8 (8.33%) J2EE
11 8 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8 (8.33%) Oracle Fusion
12 7 (7.29%) .NET Framework
13 6 (6.25%) JMS
13 6 (6.25%) WSDL
13 6 (6.25%) jQuery
13 6 (6.25%) HTML5
14 5 (5.21%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (19.79%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.17%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.04%) User Experience
3 1 (1.04%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.04%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.04%) Clustering
3 1 (1.04%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (1.04%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.04%) DataPower
3 1 (1.04%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.13%) Windows
2 2 (2.08%) Linux
3 1 (1.04%) Android
3 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.04%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.04%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (20.83%) Waterfall
3 16 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 14 (14.58%) RAD
5 12 (12.50%) TOGAF
5 12 (12.50%) Software Testing
6 11 (11.46%) MVC
6 11 (11.46%) Enterprise Architecture
6 11 (11.46%) Change Control
6 11 (11.46%) System Integration Testing
7 10 (10.42%) SDLC
7 10 (10.42%) E-Commerce
8 8 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (8.33%) BPEL
8 8 (8.33%) Use Case
8 8 (8.33%) Integration Testing
8 8 (8.33%) Performance Testing
9 6 (6.25%) System Testing
9 6 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (6.25%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (34.38%) JavaScript
2 30 (31.25%) C#
3 25 (26.04%) SQL
4 22 (22.92%) T-SQL
5 15 (15.63%) Java
6 4 (4.17%) Ada
7 3 (3.13%) Ruby
8 1 (1.04%) XPath
8 1 (1.04%) R
8 1 (1.04%) PHP
8 1 (1.04%) Python
Qualifications
1 18 (18.75%) ISEB
1 18 (18.75%) ISTQB
2 12 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (4.17%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 2 (2.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.38%) QA
2 3 (3.13%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (6.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (1.04%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.04%) StatsD
Vendors
1 30 (31.25%) Oracle
2 15 (15.63%) VMware
3 14 (14.58%) Microsoft
4 5 (5.21%) SolarWinds
5 4 (4.17%) Sitecore
6 3 (3.13%) Kony
6 3 (3.13%) Cisco
6 3 (3.13%) IBM
7 2 (2.08%) HP
8 1 (1.04%) EMC
8 1 (1.04%) Citrix
8 1 (1.04%) Informatica
8 1 (1.04%) SAP
8 1 (1.04%) Apigee
8 1 (1.04%) Mashery
8 1 (1.04%) Tableau
8 1 (1.04%) Teradata
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