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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 54 77 71
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -6
Contract jobs citing SOA 49 21 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.72% 1.35% 1.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.51% 1.73% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 10 8
Average daily rate
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£463 £400 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% -5.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £375 £359
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £535 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £415
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £24.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year
+97.91% -30.93%
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
1395 1213 1247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 77.33% 77.91% 74.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 904 735 659
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 18 33
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.88 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £25.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £29.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -7.56%

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 28 November 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 28 November 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
Leeds -3 23 £500 +2.56% 7
Bradford +6 17 £450 +20.00% 2
Halifax +6 4 £450 - 1
Huddersfield - - - -
SOA
Yorkshire

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 40 (46.51%) Oracle
1 40 (46.51%) Finance
2 33 (38.37%) SQL Server
3 30 (34.88%) .NET
4 25 (29.07%) C#
5 21 (24.42%) XML
6 18 (20.93%) Data Modelling
6 18 (20.93%) Microsoft
7 17 (19.77%) Java
8 16 (18.60%) ASP.NET
9 15 (17.44%) Web Services
9 15 (17.44%) Middleware
9 15 (17.44%) WCF
10 14 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (12.79%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (12.79%) Data Management
11 11 (12.79%) Linux
11 11 (12.79%) Waterfall
11 11 (12.79%) Master Data Management
12 10 (11.63%) CSS
12 10 (11.63%) TOGAF
13 9 (10.47%) Oracle Database
13 9 (10.47%) Oracle BPM
14 8 (9.30%) Oracle Database 11g
14 8 (9.30%) SQL
14 8 (9.30%) MS Excel
14 8 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
15 7 (8.14%) HTML
15 7 (8.14%) DB2
15 7 (8.14%) XHTML

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 3 (3.49%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (3.49%) CMS
1 3 (3.49%) Oracle BPEL
1 3 (3.49%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.16%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.16%) MQSeries
2 1 (1.16%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.16%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (1.16%) Node.js
2 1 (1.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 8 (9.30%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.65%) MS Office
2 4 (4.65%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (10.47%) Oracle BPM
2 6 (6.98%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (6.98%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (3.49%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (1.16%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.16%) FTP
1 1 (1.16%) HTTP
1 1 (1.16%) VPN
1 1 (1.16%) SAN
1 1 (1.16%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (38.37%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.47%) Oracle Database
3 8 (9.30%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (8.14%) DB2
4 7 (8.14%) Relational Database
5 5 (5.81%) Oracle OWB
5 5 (5.81%) Oracle ODI
5 5 (5.81%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (3.49%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (3.49%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.16%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (1.16%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.16%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.16%) Redis
7 1 (1.16%) Riak
7 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.16%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 4 (4.65%) RSpec
1 4 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.33%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.16%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.16%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.16%) Oracle APEX
General
1 40 (46.51%) Finance
2 7 (8.14%) Retail
3 5 (5.81%) Banking
4 3 (3.49%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.16%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.16%) Advertising
5 1 (1.16%) Games
Job Titles
1 36 (41.86%) Architect
2 27 (31.40%) Solutions Architect
3 22 (25.58%) Developer
4 12 (13.95%) Analyst
5 11 (12.79%) Designer
6 8 (9.30%) SOA Designer
7 7 (8.14%) C# Web Developer
7 7 (8.14%) .NET Developer
7 7 (8.14%) C# Developer
7 7 (8.14%) ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (8.14%) .NET Web Developer
7 7 (8.14%) Test Analyst
7 7 (8.14%) Web Developer
7 7 (8.14%) Solutions Designer
7 7 (8.14%) Data Architect
7 7 (8.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (8.14%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (5.81%) Oracle Architect
9 4 (4.65%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 4 (4.65%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (34.88%) .NET
2 21 (24.42%) XML
3 16 (18.60%) ASP.NET
4 15 (17.44%) Web Services
4 15 (17.44%) Middleware
4 15 (17.44%) WCF
5 10 (11.63%) CSS
6 7 (8.14%) HTML
6 7 (8.14%) XHTML
6 7 (8.14%) Oracle Fusion
7 6 (6.98%) XSLT
8 5 (5.81%) J2EE
8 5 (5.81%) .NET Framework
9 3 (3.49%) SOAP
9 3 (3.49%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 2 (2.33%) NHibernate
10 2 (2.33%) jQuery
10 2 (2.33%) Silverlight
10 2 (2.33%) WSDL
11 1 (1.16%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.81%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.65%) DataPower
3 3 (3.49%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.49%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.33%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.16%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.16%) Open Source
5 1 (1.16%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.79%) Linux
2 3 (3.49%) Apple iOS
2 3 (3.49%) Android
3 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.16%) UNIX
3 1 (1.16%) Windows
3 1 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (20.93%) Data Modelling
2 14 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (12.79%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (12.79%) Data Management
3 11 (12.79%) Waterfall
3 11 (12.79%) Master Data Management
4 10 (11.63%) TOGAF
5 8 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (8.14%) UML
6 7 (8.14%) Data Security
6 7 (8.14%) MVC
6 7 (8.14%) Unit Testing
6 7 (8.14%) Mentoring
6 7 (8.14%) Coaching
6 7 (8.14%) Logical Data Model
6 7 (8.14%) Physical Data Model
7 6 (6.98%) Data Stewardship
7 6 (6.98%) Information Assurance
7 6 (6.98%) Zachman Framework
7 6 (6.98%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 25 (29.07%) C#
2 17 (19.77%) Java
3 8 (9.30%) SQL
4 5 (5.81%) PL/SQL
4 5 (5.81%) Ruby
5 3 (3.49%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.33%) VB6
6 2 (2.33%) VB
7 1 (1.16%) Python
7 1 (1.16%) PHP
7 1 (1.16%) COBOL
7 1 (1.16%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (6.98%) ISEB
2 3 (3.49%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.16%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.65%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.33%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (2.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.16%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 4 (4.65%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (4.65%) Puppet
2 1 (1.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (1.16%) OpenView
2 1 (1.16%) OVSD
2 1 (1.16%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 40 (46.51%) Oracle
2 18 (20.93%) Microsoft
3 6 (6.98%) IBM
4 4 (4.65%) Pega
4 4 (4.65%) TIBCO
5 2 (2.33%) Perforce
5 2 (2.33%) Telerik
6 1 (1.16%) HP
6 1 (1.16%) Pegasus
6 1 (1.16%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.16%) Facebook
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