The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the York region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 26 - 18
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SOA 5 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in York 4.10% - 1.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.38% - 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £400 £379
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +5.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £46.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-21.19% +35.29%
SOA
North 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 York region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
York
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
93 92 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in York 76.23% 77.31% 63.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 70 23
Average daily rate £350 £322 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.86% -14.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Average hourly rate £38.00 £12.21 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+211.22% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in York

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SOA across the York region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in York

SOA
Daily Rate Trend in York

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SOA across the York region.

SOA Daily Rate Trend in York

SOA
Hourly Rate Trend in York

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SOA across the York region.

SOA Hourly Rate Trend in York

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in York

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the York 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 3 (60.00%) UML
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
1 3 (60.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (60.00%) Project Management
1 3 (60.00%) Identity Management
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
1 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (60.00%) Supplier Management
1 3 (60.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 3 (60.00%) Budget Control
1 3 (60.00%) Waterfall
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) TOGAF
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) SAN
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (20.00%) JRockit
3 1 (20.00%) F5
3 1 (20.00%) JConsole
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Migration

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in York by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the York 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 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
1 1 (20.00%) BIG-IP
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) JConsole
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Applications DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) JRockit
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) UML
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
1 3 (60.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (60.00%) Project Management
1 3 (60.00%) Identity Management
1 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (60.00%) Supplier Management
1 3 (60.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 3 (60.00%) Budget Control
1 3 (60.00%) Waterfall
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (20.00%) F5
2 1 (20.00%) VMware