The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 5 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 74 99 42
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -57
Contract jobs citing SOA 73 27 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.55% 1.07% 4.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.19% 1.46% 5.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 16 31
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£425 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £410 £383
% change year-on-year
+6.70% +7.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £49.25 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-26.39% +44.85%
SOA
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2291 1850 1451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 79.91% 73.09% 72.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1530 1208 777
Average daily rate £365 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.14% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £224 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 48 47
Average hourly rate £16.50 £25.00 £23.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.00% +5.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.15 £10.00 £12.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £45.00 £105.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.33 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -5.23%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

SOA
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

SOA Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

SOA
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOA across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

SOA Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

SOA
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

SOA Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

SOA
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 5 May 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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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
West Yorkshire +19 52 £425 +21.42% 10
North Yorkshire +11 15 £400 -27.27%
South Yorkshire - 3 £519 - 2
SOA
England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 (33.90%) Oracle
1 40 (33.90%) Finance
2 33 (27.97%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (27.12%) Java
4 31 (26.27%) .NET
4 31 (26.27%) XML
5 26 (22.03%) Middleware
6 24 (20.34%) Web Services
6 24 (20.34%) SQL Server
7 23 (19.49%) Microsoft
8 22 (18.64%) Enterprise Architecture
9 21 (17.80%) Oracle Database 11g
9 21 (17.80%) C#
9 21 (17.80%) ASP.NET
9 21 (17.80%) Oracle Database
10 20 (16.95%) CSS
10 20 (16.95%) JavaScript
11 16 (13.56%) SQL
11 16 (13.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 15 (12.71%) HTML
12 15 (12.71%) QA
13 14 (11.86%) Waterfall
13 14 (11.86%) MVC
14 13 (11.02%) ISEB
14 13 (11.02%) Data Modelling
14 13 (11.02%) TOGAF
15 12 (10.17%) Oracle Fusion
15 12 (10.17%) Android
15 12 (10.17%) Analytical Skills
16 11 (9.32%) Mobile App

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 16 (13.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 7 (5.93%) WebSphere
3 6 (5.08%) Oracle BPEL
4 5 (4.24%) JBoss
4 5 (4.24%) WebLogic
5 4 (3.39%) Oracle Service Bus
6 2 (1.69%) SAP EP
6 2 (1.69%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.85%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.85%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.85%) NServiceBus
7 1 (0.85%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.85%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (8.47%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (7.63%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (4.24%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (4.24%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (3.39%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (1.69%) SAP BPC
4 2 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (1.69%) SAP SRM
5 1 (0.85%) GoldMine
5 1 (0.85%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.85%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.39%) SAN
2 2 (1.69%) Firewall
2 2 (1.69%) DMZ
2 2 (1.69%) HTTP
2 2 (1.69%) HTTPS
2 2 (1.69%) AMQP
2 2 (1.69%) BIG-IP
3 1 (0.85%) SSL
3 1 (0.85%) LAN
3 1 (0.85%) WAN
3 1 (0.85%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (20.34%) SQL Server
2 21 (17.80%) Oracle Database 11g
2 21 (17.80%) Oracle Database
3 9 (7.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (5.93%) DB2
5 5 (4.24%) Oracle ODI
6 3 (2.54%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (2.54%) Oracle OWB
7 2 (1.69%) SAP BW
7 2 (1.69%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.69%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.69%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.85%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 9 (7.63%) Team Foundation Server
1 9 (7.63%) SoapUI
2 5 (4.24%) Jasmine
2 5 (4.24%) Eclipse
3 4 (3.39%) JMeter
3 4 (3.39%) LoadUI
4 2 (1.69%) JConsole
5 1 (0.85%) Calabash
5 1 (0.85%) NUnit
5 1 (0.85%) JIRA
5 1 (0.85%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 40 (33.90%) Finance
2 6 (5.08%) Retail
3 3 (2.54%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.69%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.69%) Games
5 1 (0.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (29.66%) Architect
2 32 (27.12%) Analyst
3 31 (26.27%) Developer
4 25 (21.19%) Test Analyst
5 24 (20.34%) Solutions Architect
6 11 (9.32%) Designer
6 11 (9.32%) SOA Developer
7 7 (5.93%) Solutions Designer
8 6 (5.08%) Tester
8 6 (5.08%) Principal Developer
8 6 (5.08%) SOA Designer
9 5 (4.24%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
9 5 (4.24%) Test Engineer
9 5 (4.24%) Infrastructure Architect
9 5 (4.24%) Administrator
9 5 (4.24%) Java Developer
9 5 (4.24%) Oracle DBA
9 5 (4.24%) DBA
10 4 (3.39%) Technical Architect
10 4 (3.39%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (26.27%) .NET
1 31 (26.27%) XML
2 26 (22.03%) Middleware
3 24 (20.34%) Web Services
4 21 (17.80%) ASP.NET
5 20 (16.95%) CSS
6 15 (12.71%) HTML
7 12 (10.17%) Oracle Fusion
8 11 (9.32%) WSDL
9 9 (7.63%) jQuery
9 9 (7.63%) REST
10 8 (6.78%) Hibernate
10 8 (6.78%) Struts
10 8 (6.78%) JMS
10 8 (6.78%) Spring MVC
10 8 (6.78%) Ajax
10 8 (6.78%) Spring
11 7 (5.93%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (5.93%) J2SE
11 7 (5.93%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.17%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (9.32%) Mobile App
3 8 (6.78%) Clustering
4 4 (3.39%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.54%) Open Source
6 1 (0.85%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.85%) User Experience
6 1 (0.85%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.85%) Social Media
6 1 (0.85%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.85%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 12 (10.17%) Android
2 11 (9.32%) Apple iOS
2 11 (9.32%) Windows
3 8 (6.78%) Linux
4 2 (1.69%) UNIX
4 2 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (27.97%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (18.64%) Enterprise Architecture
3 14 (11.86%) Waterfall
3 14 (11.86%) MVC
4 13 (11.02%) Data Modelling
4 13 (11.02%) TOGAF
5 11 (9.32%) UML
6 10 (8.47%) Use Case
6 10 (8.47%) BPEL
7 9 (7.63%) Load Balancing
8 8 (6.78%) Scrum
9 6 (5.08%) ITIL
9 6 (5.08%) RUP
9 6 (5.08%) CRM
9 6 (5.08%) Change Control
9 6 (5.08%) Release Management
9 6 (5.08%) Performance Monitoring
10 5 (4.24%) TDD
10 5 (4.24%) BDD
10 5 (4.24%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 32 (27.12%) Java
2 21 (17.80%) C#
3 20 (16.95%) JavaScript
4 16 (13.56%) SQL
5 9 (7.63%) T-SQL
6 5 (4.24%) XPath
7 3 (2.54%) Ruby
8 1 (0.85%) VBA
8 1 (0.85%) PHP
8 1 (0.85%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (11.02%) ISEB
2 7 (5.93%) ISTQB
3 4 (3.39%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 2 (1.69%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.69%) Degree
4 2 (1.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.85%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (12.71%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.54%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (1.69%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (1.69%) Tivoli
1 2 (1.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 2 (1.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 40 (33.90%) Oracle
2 23 (19.49%) Microsoft
3 9 (7.63%) IBM
3 9 (7.63%) VMware
4 7 (5.93%) SolarWinds
4 7 (5.93%) SAP
5 4 (3.39%) HP
6 3 (2.54%) Cisco
7 2 (1.69%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.69%) Apple
7 2 (1.69%) Software AG
7 2 (1.69%) EMC
7 2 (1.69%) Intel
7 2 (1.69%) F5
8 1 (0.85%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.85%) Pega
8 1 (0.85%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.85%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.85%) Sage
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