The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the West Yorkshire region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 70 58 86
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +28
Contract jobs citing SOA 24 39 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.46% 2.54% 1.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.89% 3.43% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 25 6
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£488 £400 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.87% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £505 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.50 £32.10
% change year-on-year
+22.80% -11.21%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1273 1136 1384
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 77.34% 73.96% 73.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 840 609 786
Average daily rate £350 £320 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -5.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 36 34
Average hourly rate £13.50 £31.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.45% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.87 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £45.00 £62.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -
SOA
Yorkshire

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 -5 14 £500 +66.66% 7
Halifax -10 5 £500 +5.26% 2
Bradford +3 1 - - 4
Huddersfield - 1 - - 1
Wetherby - - - -
SOA
Yorkshire

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 31 (52.54%) Oracle
2 22 (37.29%) Web Services
2 22 (37.29%) Finance
3 19 (32.20%) XML
4 18 (30.51%) IBM
5 15 (25.42%) Java
6 13 (22.03%) SQL
6 13 (22.03%) UNIX
7 12 (20.34%) DB2
8 11 (18.64%) SQL Server
8 11 (18.64%) Oracle BPM
8 11 (18.64%) Oracle Database
9 10 (16.95%) .NET
9 10 (16.95%) PL/SQL
9 10 (16.95%) Data Modelling
9 10 (16.95%) Middleware
9 10 (16.95%) Workflow
9 10 (16.95%) Perforce
10 9 (15.25%) Oracle ADF
10 9 (15.25%) EAI
10 9 (15.25%) Oracle Forms
10 9 (15.25%) Oracle Reports
10 9 (15.25%) Siebel
10 9 (15.25%) C#
10 9 (15.25%) COBOL
10 9 (15.25%) Oracle EDQ
10 9 (15.25%) Data Quality
11 8 (13.56%) Performance Testing
11 8 (13.56%) ASP.NET
11 8 (13.56%) Oracle9i Database

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 6 (10.17%) Oracle Workflow
2 5 (8.47%) WebLogic
3 4 (6.78%) WebSphere
3 4 (6.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (6.78%) Oracle Service Bus
4 3 (5.08%) MQSeries
5 2 (3.39%) CMS
6 1 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.69%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.69%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (1.69%) AquaLogic Service Bus
6 1 (1.69%) AquaLogic
6 1 (1.69%) TIBCO EMS
6 1 (1.69%) Mule
Applications
1 7 (11.86%) MS Excel
1 7 (11.86%) MS Visio
2 6 (10.17%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (10.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (18.64%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (3.39%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.47%) FTP
2 2 (3.39%) Firewall
3 1 (1.69%) SAN
3 1 (1.69%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.69%) VPN
3 1 (1.69%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (20.34%) DB2
2 11 (18.64%) SQL Server
2 11 (18.64%) Oracle Database
3 9 (15.25%) Oracle Reports
4 8 (13.56%) Oracle9i Database
5 4 (6.78%) Relational Database
6 3 (5.08%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (3.39%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (3.39%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.69%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.69%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (15.25%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (5.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.39%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.69%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.69%) Oracle APEX
General
1 22 (37.29%) Finance
2 4 (6.78%) Retail
3 3 (5.08%) Banking
4 2 (3.39%) Advertising
5 1 (1.69%) Automotive
5 1 (1.69%) Back Office
5 1 (1.69%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.69%) Billing
Job Titles
1 19 (32.20%) Developer
2 18 (30.51%) Architect
3 9 (15.25%) Oracle Developer
3 9 (15.25%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (10.17%) .NET Developer
5 5 (8.47%) C# Developer
5 5 (8.47%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (6.78%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (6.78%) Designer
6 4 (6.78%) C# Web Developer
6 4 (6.78%) .NET Web Developer
6 4 (6.78%) Siebel Architect
6 4 (6.78%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (6.78%) Administrator
6 4 (6.78%) Analyst
6 4 (6.78%) Web Developer
7 3 (5.08%) Consultant
7 3 (5.08%) Technical Consultant
7 3 (5.08%) Data Architect
7 3 (5.08%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (37.29%) Web Services
2 19 (32.20%) XML
3 10 (16.95%) .NET
3 10 (16.95%) Middleware
4 9 (15.25%) Oracle ADF
5 8 (13.56%) ASP.NET
6 7 (11.86%) WCF
7 6 (10.17%) Oracle Fusion
7 6 (10.17%) CSS
8 4 (6.78%) HTML
8 4 (6.78%) XSLT
9 3 (5.08%) XSD
9 3 (5.08%) J2EE
9 3 (5.08%) JMS
9 3 (5.08%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 3 (5.08%) jQuery
10 2 (3.39%) Java EE
10 2 (3.39%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (3.39%) XHTML
10 2 (3.39%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.47%) DataPower
2 2 (3.39%) Data Integration
2 2 (3.39%) Clustering
2 2 (3.39%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.69%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.69%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 13 (22.03%) UNIX
2 2 (3.39%) AIX
2 2 (3.39%) HPUX
2 2 (3.39%) Linux
3 1 (1.69%) Windows
3 1 (1.69%) MVS
3 1 (1.69%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (1.69%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (16.95%) Data Modelling
1 10 (16.95%) Workflow
2 9 (15.25%) EAI
3 8 (13.56%) Performance Testing
4 7 (11.86%) Project Management
5 6 (10.17%) Change Management
5 6 (10.17%) MVC
6 5 (8.47%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (8.47%) TOGAF
6 5 (8.47%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (8.47%) Unit Testing
7 4 (6.78%) Master Data Management
7 4 (6.78%) Data Management
7 4 (6.78%) UML
8 3 (5.08%) ITIL
8 3 (5.08%) Data Security
8 3 (5.08%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (5.08%) BPEL
8 3 (5.08%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (5.08%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 15 (25.42%) Java
2 13 (22.03%) SQL
3 10 (16.95%) PL/SQL
4 9 (15.25%) C#
4 9 (15.25%) COBOL
5 4 (6.78%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.69%) C
6 1 (1.69%) VB
6 1 (1.69%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.69%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.69%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (1.69%) ISEB
1 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
1 1 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (15.25%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.39%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.69%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (1.69%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 9 (15.25%) Oracle EDQ
2 1 (1.69%) OpenView
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (1.69%) MOM
2 1 (1.69%) OVSD
2 1 (1.69%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 31 (52.54%) Oracle
2 18 (30.51%) IBM
3 10 (16.95%) Perforce
4 9 (15.25%) Siebel
5 3 (5.08%) HP
6 2 (3.39%) TIBCO
6 2 (3.39%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.69%) JBoss
7 1 (1.69%) Hyperion
7 1 (1.69%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.69%) Telerik
7 1 (1.69%) Pega
7 1 (1.69%) Unica
Bradford
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 19 hours ago
West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day Initial 3 month contract + extension
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £200.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West Yorkshire
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £475.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago